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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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History of Asbestos, Pt. 5: Asbestos in the Present Day

As news of asbestos-related diseases spread across the United States, the American public started to become increasingly suspicious of manufacturers who had, for so long, denied the dangers of asbestos exposure. Asbestos… Read More

Mesothelioma Awareness Day 2022: Hope, Help and Health

On September 26, 2022, communities across the country will join together to celebrate the 18th annual National Mesothelioma Awareness Day, which is dedicated to bringing attention to this rare asbestos-caused cancer and… Read More

Miles for Meso Spotlight: Honoring the Legacy of Mesothelioma Warrior Burlene Jones

This September, show support for a loved one who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma by participating in the 14th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & 3K Fun Run/Walk, hosted annually… Read More

Miles for Meso Spotlight: Honoring the Legacy of Mesothelioma Warrior George Dreith

A great way to show support for a loved one who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma is by registering for the 14th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & 3K Fun… Read More

History of Asbestos, Pt. 4: Asbestos From Its Heyday to the Era of Regulation

As soon as asbestos became an industrial commodity in the late 19th century, the clock began ticking. Sooner or later, the public would find out just how deadly this carcinogenic substance really… Read More

ADAO Set to Host 17th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference Virtually Sept. 16-17

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) recently announced the dates of its 17th annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference (AAPC), which will take place Sept. 16-17, 2022. Registration for the event… Read More

How to Commemorate and Show Support on World Lung Cancer Day

On August 1, 2022, international communities will join together to commemorate the 11th annual World Lung Cancer Day — a global grassroots initiative that aims to celebrate, honor and support individuals who… Read More

Today We Celebrate Simmons Hanly Conroy’s 23rd Anniversary

In 1999, when attorney John Simmons set up some modest folding tables, rented computers and started taking clients, it was certainly a humble beginning for the newly established law firm. U.S. Army… Read More

Following the Incredible Example of Judge Luther W. Simmons on Juneteenth 2022

In 2021, at long last, Juneteenth became a federal holiday in the United States when President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law after unanimous Congressional support. Rightly… Read More

History of Asbestos, Pt. 3: Asbestos in the Industrial Age

For thousands of years, asbestos remained in the margins of ancient society, bewildering onlookers with its magical properties while concealing its more harmful ones. But as civilization matured, so did its use… Read More

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