By | March 21, 2012

Roxana Village Takes on Shell Oil, ConocoPhillips Over Chemical Contamination of Community

Yesterday our law firm filed suit on behalf of the Village of Roxana against Shell Oil Company, ConocoPhillips, and WRB Refining LP, alleging toxins such as benzene were released into the surrounding… Read More

By | October 3, 2011

“Standing” to Sue: Homeowners To Have Their Day in Court Against ‘Backdrop of National Housing Crisis’

Almost two years ago several homeowners filed lawsuits accusing eight major homebuilders of causing them serious financial injuries.  These injuries came to light when the housing market crashed and these normal, responsible… Read More

By | July 25, 2011

Simmons Hanly Conroy Connects with Mesothelioma Community at MARF

Simmons Hanly Conroy employees, clients and other members of the mesothelioma community came together during the 8th Annual International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma, held last month in Washington D.C. Every year the… Read More

By | May 5, 2011

What to Do if You’ve Been Exposed to Asbestos

Many union workers exposed to asbestos have been led to believe that they have no legal options once they are diagnosed with mesothelioma. That’s not true. The St. Louis Labor Tribune, the… Read More

By | December 23, 2010

Looking Back, Moving Forward

For me, December and the holiday season has always been a time to reflect on the past year. A time to remember the challenges we’ve overcome; the projects we’ve spearheaded; and the… Read More

By | November 11, 2010

Have You Thanked A Veteran Today?

Simmons Hanly Conroy advocates for veterans who died from asbestos related diseases On this Veterans Day, please remember to light a candle in memory of those who gave their lives to protect… Read More

By | November 2, 2010

Toyota Deja Vu: Automaker Issues Another Recall For Brake Concerns

Toyota once again finds itself in the crosshairs of public and media outcry. It issued its 16th recall Oct. 22, 2010, which pushed the total number of vehicles recalled this year past… Read More

By | October 27, 2010

Vampire Definition Helps Settle Intellectual Property Infringement Case

Vampire pop culture recently contributed to a Simmons law firm client’s success in settling an on-going intellectual property infringement case. Hoodlums Welding Hoods is a small business that designs creative welding helmets.… Read More

By | September 28, 2010

Charity Work Makes No Easy Money

Earlier this month, I headed to Sunset Hills Country Club in Edwardsville, Ill., to compete in the Simmons Employee Foundation’s 6th Annual Golf Tournament 4-man scramble. The tournament benefited two Madison County… Read More

By | September 1, 2010

It’s good to give green: SEF presents $210k to area charities

In the words of Abraham Lincoln, “when I do good, I feel good” and recently I couldn’t feel anything but good about the support the Simmons Employee Foundation provides to area charities.… Read More