By | June 17, 2022

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

By | June 3, 2022

Today We Honor Veterans on the 78th Anniversary of D-Day

On June 6, 1944, when the Allied Forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, it marked a critical turning point in World War II. Overwhelmed by the invasion, Nazi forces retreated back… Read More

By | May 16, 2022

What to Know About the Exactech® Knee, Ankle and Hip Replacement Device Recall

In August 2021, Exactech® — a Florida-based medical-device manufacturer — recalled certain models of ankle, hip and knee replacement devices due to a range of potentially dangerous health issues relating to the… Read More

By | April 7, 2022

Simmons Hanly Conroy Proud to Announce 14th Annual Miles for Meso 5K Race to Benefit the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization

As the 18th annual Global Asbestos Awareness Week (GAAW) comes to a close on April 7, 2022, it’s important to carry forward the momentum built from the week’s advocacy efforts into the… Read More

By | April 5, 2022

Julie Gundlach: Fighting to Ban Asbestos One Day at a Time

16-Year Mesothelioma Survivor Julie Gundlach Continues to Inspire On Aug. 23, 2006, Julie Gundlach’s life changed forever. In the 16-plus years that followed, her mesothelioma story and activism have changed more lives… Read More

By | April 1, 2022

U.S. Senate Passes Resolution to Designate ‘National Asbestos Awareness Week’

  Simmons Hanly Conroy would like to thank Senators Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Jon Tester (D-MT), as well as the other cosponsors in the U.S. Senate, for introducing and passing a Congressional… Read More

By | March 18, 2022

In the News: $26 Billion in Funding to Go to Communities Around the Country After Johnson & Johnson, Drug Distributors Finalize Opioid Settlement

In late February, the nation’s three largest drug distributors — AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health and McKesson — and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson agreed to finalize a $26 billion opioid settlement with states and… Read More

By | March 18, 2022

FDA Orders Philips Respironics to Improve Its Communications Regarding June 2021 Recall of Sleep Apnea Machines

On March 10, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an order to Philips Respironics — maker of ventilators, CPAP and BiPAP machines — to notify all patients about their recall… Read More

By | March 3, 2022

In the News: Shareholder Ellyn Hurd Makes Cover of Boston College Law Magazine

Recognized for her invaluable contributions in the landmark six-month New York State opioid trial, which concluded at the end of 2021, Simmons Hanly Conroy Shareholder Ellyn Hurd was recently featured in the… Read More

By | February 10, 2022

Why I Filed a Mesothelioma Lawsuit

  People who develop mesothelioma are often shocked and hurt to learn their disease was caused by exposure to asbestos and that their exposure could have — and should have — been… Read More

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