By | February 24, 2010

Department of Defense Funds New Research in the Fight Against Mesothelioma

It’s seldom discussed, but one chief factor in asbestos exposure and the development of mesothelioma is military service. Until its ban in the 1970s, asbestos was used throughout the military installations and… Read More

By | February 22, 2010

Mesothelioma Patient & Advocate Launches Third Miles for Meso in Florida

One of the firm’s friends, Larry Davis, recently hosted his very own Miles for Meso in Boca Raton, Florida. Larry is an avid runner who was diagnosed with peritoneal mesothelioma several years ago. Larry… Read More

By | February 22, 2010

Mesothelioma Patient & Advocate Launches Third Miles for Meso in Florida

One of the firm’s friends, Larry Davis, recently hosted his very own Miles for Meso in Boca Raton, Florida. Larry is an avid runner who was diagnosed with peritoneal mesothelioma several years ago. Larry… 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 | 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

By | June 1, 2009

$22,641 Raised on Facebook for Mesothelioma Research in 32 Days!

I’m amazed.  In just 32 days, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation’s cause on Facebook reached over 18,000 people and raised $22,641 for mesothelioma research. All in the name of a four year-old… Read More

By | May 22, 2009

Thousands Rally on Facebook for Four Year-Old Girl With Mesothelioma

Three weeks ago our firm became involved in a campaign on Facebook to help fund cancer research on behalf of a 4 year-old little girl named Zaida and thousands of other mesothelioma patients across… Read More

By | April 5, 2009

Remembering My Friend, 10-Year Mesothelioma Survivor Craig Kozicki

My heart is heavy. Last Wednesday my friend Craig Kozicki ended his 10-year battle against mesothelioma, leaving behind his dedicated wife and daughter, Shelly and Emily. Craig was a 10-year survivor of… Read More

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