By | January 25, 2017

Union Health Fund Leaders Combat Rising Costs of Opioid Epidemic in the Workplace

Simmons Hanly Conroy Partner Paul Hanly Speaks at LIUNA Midwest Region Laborers’ Combating Opioid Abuse and Drug Free Workplace Conference Drug overdose deaths in the United States continue to increase, with more… Read More

By | January 18, 2017

Initiative Seeks to Pursue Justice for Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse

The most traumatic part of sexual abuse is recounting it – having to live through it again when all you want to do is move on. You may have been told to… Read More

By | November 17, 2016

Case Update: Volkswagen/Audi Diesel Emissions Scandal Settles for $14.7 Billion

Vehicle owners affected by the Volkswagen and Audi diesel emissions scandal can breathe a sigh of relief as a U.S. judge has officially approved a $14.7 billion settlement. A portion of the… Read More

By | November 24, 2014

6 Grain Industry Businesses Impacted by Viptera® Corn

Sales of Syngenta’s Agrisure Viptera® corn prior to approval for import by China has damaged the U.S. corn industry. The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) has estimated that the U.S. corn… Read More

By | November 21, 2014

4 Ways Farmers Were Negatively Affected by Viptera® Corn

Syngenta’s Agrisure Viptera® and Duracade™ corn have significantly hurt American farmers. The corn has the genetically modified trait MIR 162, which was never approved by China. Syngenta continued to sell Viptera® and Duracade™, despite… Read More

By | March 31, 2014

Simmons Hanly Conroy Investigates Legal Rights of Car Owners Impacted by GM Recall

Illinois and Missouri residents who have owned or leased one of the vehicles related to the recall of General Motor cars with ignition problems may be able to hold the automaker accountable… Read More

By | December 23, 2013

London Metal Exchange Concedes to Demands of Aluminum End Users

LME overhauls rules for warehouse queues In November, Agfa Corporation filed an antitrust class action suit against the London Metals Exchange and other bankers for stockpiling aluminum in warehouses and causing the… Read More

By | August 12, 2013

Moldy Washing Machines Could Influence Future of Class Action Lawsuits

A recent Slate article titled, “The Case of the Moldy Washing Machines” by Emily Bazelon, gives an overview of the legal and consumer protection implications of a class action case that visited the Supreme Court… Read More