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Simmons Hanly Conroy’s support blog is a place for clients and families to find news, education, and inspirational stories about the following areas of litigation: mesothelioma and asbestos, dangerous drugs and devices, consumer protection and mass torts, personal injury and environmental litigation.

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New Data Shows Asbestos Killed More Than 40,000 American Workers in 2019

Every single day, Americans are dying from diseases linked to asbestos exposure — and recent data suggests the United States may in fact be seeing more asbestos-related deaths than ever before. According… Read More

It’s National Nurses Week: Meet Amy Fair, Who Helps Families Impacted by Mesothelioma

If the years 2020 and 2021 have taught us anything, it’s that nurses are invaluable and the true unsung heroes of the American workforce. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses have demonstrated incredible… Read More

CDC: ‘More Important Than Ever’ to Get a Flu Shot This Year – Especially Those in High-Risk Groups

With rare exceptions, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that every person 6-months-old or older get a flu shot each year between October and March. Getting a flu… Read More

How a Socially Distanced Holiday for Mesothelioma Patients Can Still Bring Everyone Together

With the holiday season now well underway, many families are asking themselves a similar question: How do we celebrate this important family holiday with the current safety recommendations related to COVID-19? The… Read More

Common Prescription Bladder Medication Elmiron® Linked to Severe Vision Loss

In recent months, the common prescription drug Elmiron®, which is used to treat a painful and common bladder condition, has fallen under scrutiny for allegedly damaging the vision of the patients who… Read More

Veterans Day 2020: A Chance to Honor All Who Served and the Challenges They Still Face

Over 17 million brave Americans have served in the U.S. military, putting their country before their own lives to ensure the freedom of our citizens. Today we commemorate Veterans Day to honor… Read More

Adult Victims of Child Abuse in NY Now Have Until August 2021 to Seek Justice

New York’s Child Victims Act (CVA) has offered a way for thousands of adult victims of child sexual abuse to seek justice against their abusers. Now survivors have an even longer window… Read More

Let’s Get Ready to Race!

Thank you for being part of the Miles for Meso community and the 12th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5k Run & 3k Fun Run/Walk, organized and presented by Simmons Hanly Conroy… Read More

This Year’s Miles for Meso Race Starts on Mesothelioma Awareness Day – Sept. 26. Here’s How to Get Involved.

National Mesothelioma Awareness Day is right around the corner. On Sept. 26, 2020, the United States will honor the thousands of individuals and their families whose lives have been impacted by mesothelioma,… Read More

Guatemalan Boy Receives Chance for a Better Life Thanks to Shareholder Deborah Rosenthal’s Pro Bono Work

Last spring, a 15-year-old Guatemalan boy found himself thousands of miles away from home, without his parents in a country where he didn’t speak the language. His parents were itinerant farm workers… Read More

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