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 | 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 28, 2009

Asbestos: An Environmental Injustice

Yesterday I spoke at Pennsylvania’s first Environmental Justice Conference.  First, let me say that this was a remarkable event, combining thought leaders from every area of this complex and critically important movement –… 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

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 | December 19, 2008

Pleural Mesothelioma Clinical Trial Looks Promising

A clinical trial recently conducted in Japan and supervised by the Japanese Ministry of Health and cancer researchers Eli Lilly and Company had very promising results. They recently announced that a combination… Read More

By | December 1, 2008

Learning Bioposy Results & Understanding a Mesothelioma Diagnosis

How Will I Learn About My Biopsy Results, and How Can I Be Sure the Diagnosis is Mesothelioma? After the pathologist has reviewed the fluid or tissue specimen he will issue a… Read More

By | November 6, 2008

Greater Research for Environmental Asbestos Exposure

For years mesothelioma concerns have been focused on the occupational environment, for those exposed to asbestos materials were people in the workplace and the people these workers were in daily contact with outside of… Read More

By | October 30, 2008

The Mesothelioma Database

Imagine how difficult it was to track and gather knowledge about certain medical conditions before the introduction of computers. Now specialists can log into central databases for cancers and genetic disorders and… Read More

By | October 6, 2008

What Tests are Performed to Help Diagnose Mesothelioma?

For the men and women who worked in the asbestos industry, a chest film or chest x-ray was likely required by your employer or union. Unfortunately, some of the individuals I have… Read More