By | January 15, 2010

Mesothelioma & Asbestos Round-Up

Mesothelioma & Asbestos Round-Up: January 15, 2010 In the past few weeks, two major stories concerning asbestos exposure have appeared in the news. While it’s encouraging to see an international spotlight being… Read More

By | December 23, 2009

A Look Back on 2009

Working day-to-day, it’s easy to lose sight of the big picture. For that reason, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on all we’ve achieved this past year: the battles we’ve… Read More

By | December 7, 2009

ADAO Announces 6th Annual Asbestos Awareness Day Conference

Next spring our friends at the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization will host their sixth annual conference in Chicago. We spoke with Linda Reinstein, Executive Director for ADAO, and she told us this… Read More

By | November 23, 2009

Simmons Employee Foundation Gives 50,000 Pounds of Food Goes to Madison County Food Pantries

On Friday Simmons Hanly Conroy, through the efforts of the Simmons Employee Foundation, completed its annual food drive, raising over 50,000 pounds of food for Madison County food pantries. Today we’re delivering that… Read More

By | November 20, 2009

Remembering Ernie Conry

We lost one hell of a fighter and good man this week. Ernest Conry, a husband, father and friend to many, lost his battle with mesothelioma on September 18, 2009. He passed… Read More

By | November 18, 2009

An Ounce of Prevention…American Public Health Association Calls on Congress to Ban Asbestos in the United States

The topic of asbestos is always shrouded in a haze of misunderstanding, half understandings and disinformation.  Many people believe that asbestos has been banned in the United States.  It has not.  Similarly,… Read More

By | October 15, 2009

ADAO Issues Urgent Message Encouraging Others to Spread the Word About the Dangers of Asbestos Exposure

Although the anger of families like mine remains strong, our shift to action has become stronger. The good news is we are closer than ever to implementing a full ban. But we… Read More

By | September 28, 2009

Kansas City Family Affected by Mesothelioma Makes Headlines, Fights On

Earlier this year the family of Wendell Mason, who died of mesothelioma, was featured on the local NBC station in Kansas City about mesothelioma and the dangers of asbestos exposure in the home. … Read More

By | September 22, 2009

Miles for Meso on KSDK NewsChannel 5 St. Louis with Jennifer Blome

Earlier today Jennifer Blome of NewsChannel 5, KSDK, the St. Louis NBC affiliate, spoke with Julie Gundlach about mesothelioma awareness and the Miles for Meso 5K runs/walks this weekend in Alton, Illinois, and… Read More

By | September 16, 2009

Fighting Mesothelioma One Step at a Time

I’m pleased to announce that the Simmons law firm will sponsor the inaugural Miles for Meso, a 5K run/walk, in historic Alton, Ill., on September 26, 2009, beginning at 9 a.m. Money raised… Read More