By | July 1, 2021

ADAO to Hold 16th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference This September

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) recently announced the dates of its forthcoming 16th annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference, which will be held on Sept. 17-18, 2021. This year, the… Read More

By | May 19, 2021

Who We Are

At Simmons Hanly Conroy, we seek justice for those harmed by asbestos exposure. As one of the nation’s leading mesothelioma law firms, we have seen firsthand the pain a mesothelioma diagnosis can… Read More

By | May 7, 2021

New Data Shows Asbestos Killed More Than 40,000 American Workers in 2019

Every single day, Americans are dying from diseases linked to asbestos exposure — and recent data suggests the United States may in fact be seeing more asbestos-related deaths than ever before. According… Read More

By | November 14, 2019

Former EPA Administrators Urge Lawmakers to Pass the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act

Two former administrators of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have come out in strong support of a bill that would ban asbestos. Dismayed that the Trump EPA has kept asbestos legal, Gina… Read More

By | April 12, 2019

Why Are Legislators Introducing Bills Written by Big Business?

Many people are well aware of the influence powerful corporations have on legislation, but what happens when many of the bills introduced by elected representatives are actually written by lobbyists? Each year,… Read More

By | April 5, 2019

George Dreith — Remembering a Positive Force in the Fight Against Asbestos

The story of how George Dreith III was exposed to asbestos is an all-too-common tragedy. The story of how he responded to his mesothelioma diagnosis is a tale of hope and strength.… Read More

By | April 5, 2019

Mesothelioma Survivor Mike Mattmuller Continues to Advocate for an Asbestos Ban

In October 2011, at the young age of 29, what Mike Mattmuller thought was just shortness of breath turned out to be a devastating diagnosis: Mike had a rare and aggressive cancer… Read More

By | April 5, 2019

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

12-Year Mesothelioma Survivor Julie Gundlach Continues to Inspire On Aug. 23, 2006, Julie Gundlach’s life changed forever. In the 12-plus years that followed, her mesothelioma story and activism have changed more lives… Read More

By | April 4, 2019

Dirty Laundry Creators to Receive 2019 Alan Reintstein Award

It’s been a little over a year since the documentary Dirty Laundry premiered at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival. Since then, it has awed audiences at 11 additional film festivals… Read More

By | April 3, 2019

LaTanyta Manuel and Her Family’s Fight Against Asbestos

In 2002, Andrew Manuel was diagnosed with mesothelioma. By 2004, he was gone. In those two short years, Andrew was determined to make sure his wife LaTanyta and their kids would be… Read More

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