By | January 10, 2022

Simmons Hanly Conroy — Giving Back Throughout the Year

At Simmons Hanly Conroy, a culture of giving has been prioritized by Chairman John Simmons since he started the firm in 1999. And amid the ongoing pandemic, one constant from 2021 was… Read More

By | January 7, 2022

Cities, Towns and Local Communities Have Until Jan. 26 to Sign Up to Receive Access to Opioid Settlement Funds

As the countdown to the new year begins, the deadline for communities to join national opioid settlements with drugmaker Johnson & Johnson and drug distributors AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health and McKesson is quickly… Read More

By | December 16, 2021

In the News: Simmons Hanly Conroy Shareholder Jayne Conroy Delivers Closing Arguments in New York State Opioid Trial

Shareholder Jayne Conroy in the New York opioid trial courtroom set up in Touro College’s law school auditorium earlier this summer. The trial proceedings have since returned to Suffolk County State Supreme… Read More

By | December 13, 2021

Judge Permits Two Controversial Opioid Sales Training Videos to Be Shown to Jury in New York State Opioid Trial

On Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, the jury in the New York State opioid trial viewed two controversial internal sales-training videos from Teva Pharmaceuticals that had previously been under seal. The jury’s viewing… Read More

By | December 7, 2021

Remembering U.S. Navy Veteran and Mesothelioma Warrior Frank Curre on National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Dec. 7, 1941: “A day that will live in infamy,” remarked President Franklin D. Roosevelt the day after Pearl Harbor was attacked by some 350 Japanese fighter planes, driving the United States… Read More

By | November 10, 2021

How Filing a Mesothelioma Claim Helped U.S. Navy Veteran Walter Twidwell

When U.S. veteran Walter Twidwell started experiencing shortness of breath and frequent bouts of pneumonia, he knew something was amiss. Walter’s doctor sent him to get a chest X-ray. Shortly thereafter, imaging… Read More

By | November 8, 2021

Alton Miles for Meso Raises $38,000 for Asbestos Charity

 Thank you for being a part of the Miles for Meso community and for supporting the 13th Annual Alton Miles for Meso VIRTUAL 5K Run & 3K Fun Run/Walk. In this… Read More

By | October 28, 2021

In the News: Sanctions Recommended Against Law Firm Representing Endo Pharmaceuticals in New York State Opioid Trial

As the sprawling New York State opioid trial heads into the last week of October, attention has shifted toward a court-commissioned referee report recommending sanctions against the defense law firm Arnold &… Read More

By | October 25, 2021

National Celebration of Pro Bono Week Begins Oct. 24

The National Celebration of Pro Bono begins on Oct. 24 and will run through Oct. 30. The week serves as an opportunity to shine a light on the amazing pro bono work… Read More

By | October 21, 2021

NY State Opioid Trial Continues With Defense Witnesses to Set to Testify

The ongoing New York opioid trial is approaching the 4-month mark since opening arguments began on June 28, 2021. The sprawling trial once included companies all along the supply chain from manufacturers… Read More

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