By | January 15, 2009

Mesothelioma’s Alimta Inventor Donates $1 Million To Hamilton College

Edward C. Taylor, inventor of the anti-cancer drug Alimta has, with his wife Virginia, donated $1 million to establish an endowed fund for chemistry research at Hamilton College.  Alimta has now been on… Read More

By | January 14, 2009

The Simmons Hanly Conroy Pro-Bono Efforts Continue as Firm Gives Helping Hand to John Marshall VLSC

The Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic (VLSC) at the John Marshall Law School was one of the first clinics established to specifically aid our nation’s veterans. Every year our veterans return home with… Read More

By | January 13, 2009

The Firm’s Mesothelioma Video Library Making Progress, Connecting with Patients & Families

Throughout our years helping families affected by mesothelioma, Simmons Hanly Conroy has continued to strive to find ways to build awareness about the cancer and offer support and educational resources whenever possible.… Read More

By | January 12, 2009

Vermont Asbestos Mines Update

Last month we told you about the Belvidere Mountain asbestos mines. State officials in Vermont have called a meeting with residents to discuss the issues and concerns generated from recent studies into the… Read More

By | January 10, 2009

Five Will Be Honored At ADAO Conference

Five honorees will be recognized at this year’s Asbestos Disease Awareness Day Conference for their dedication to changing asbestos-related laws and for their commitment and support to those suffering from asbestos-related illnesses.… Read More

By | January 9, 2009

Update: St. Louis Post Office Clear of Asbestos

Last week we told you about the potential asbestos scare at a St. Louis post office, but today we have good news. The U.S. Post Office located in St. Louis County, IL that… Read More

By | January 8, 2009

Long-Term Worries Continue For Residents Near Swift Creek

Residents living near Swift Creek, an area in Whatcom County, Washington, continue to look for answers from local and federal governments about long-term containment and clean-up efforts of the Swift Creek asbestos… Read More

By | January 5, 2009

Asbestos Concerns Close St. Louis Post Office reported that a United States Post Office located near the Westport Plaza was closed last Friday after a St. Louis County health inspector suspected that asbestos had been released during the… Read More

By | January 2, 2009

Two Major Settlements In Asbestos-Related Illness Lawsuits

Victims of asbestos-related illnesses achieved two victories recently, as multiple manufacturers are held financially responsible for the victims’ illnesses. Two cases were heard, one in California and one in Florida, and the… Read More

By | January 2, 2009

Bozeman, Montana Initiates Efforts for More Asbestos Cleanups

The city of Bozeman, Montana, has taken the next step towards the cleanup of the asbestos contamination at the current Superfund site near the Bozeman Public Library. The area around the public… Read More