By | September 23, 2021

Let’s Get Ready to Race!

Thank you for being part of the Miles for Meso community and the 13th Annual Alton Miles for Meso VIRTUAL 5k Run & 3k Fun Run/Walk, organized and presented by Simmons Hanly… Read More

By | September 21, 2021

Getting Involved in This Year’s National Mesothelioma Awareness Day on Sept. 26

September is here — and that means National Mesothelioma Awareness Day is right around the corner. On Sept. 26, 2021, the United States will honor the thousands of individuals and families whose… Read More

By | September 16, 2021

In the News: Endo Pharmaceuticals Agrees to $50M Settlement With New York State, Suffolk and Nassau Counties

Thursday, Sept. 9, marked a major breakthrough in the New York State opioid trial as defendant Endo International Pharmaceuticals and its subsidiaries settled with New York State and Suffolk and Nassau Counties… Read More

By | September 14, 2021

The Dangers of Teen Vaping as Students Return to In-Person Learning This School Year

As the academic year begins and students start heading back to school, there may be no better time for parents, teachers, school administrators, instructors and coaches to help younger students make smarter… Read More

By | September 7, 2021

In the News: New York State Files Motion Asking Judge to Render Default Judgement Against Endo Pharmaceuticals

Recent weeks in the New York State opioid trial have seen defendant Endo Pharmaceuticals propelled into the spotlight, as the company stands accused by the State of willfully withholding relevant and potentially… Read More

By | September 2, 2021

In the News: Fifth Week of New York State Opioid Trial Sees First Responders, Local Officials Testify on Devastation in Suffolk, Nassau Counties

Witness testimony continued in Touro College’s law school auditorium throughout week five of the New York State opioid trial, as the jury heard from local first responders and officials who shared their… Read More

By | July 30, 2021

In the News: New York State Agrees to $1.2 Billion Settlement With Three Major Drug Distributors in New York Opioid Trial

In a major move, the third week of the ongoing New York State opioid trial saw the three largest U.S. drug distributors — McKesson Corporation, Cardinal Health Inc. and AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation… Read More

By | July 19, 2021

In the News: ‘Gremlins’ Analogy Grabs the Attention of Media During New York Opioid Trial

As legal arguments continued to unfold in Touro College’s law school auditorium in Central Islip, Long Island, Simmons Hanly Conroy Shareholder Jayne Conroy, who is representing Suffolk County in the ongoing New… Read More

By | July 16, 2021

ADAO, 11 Public Health Groups Sue the EPA Over Inaction on ‘Legacy’ Asbestos Risk Assessment

In early spring, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), along with the American Public Health Association (APHA) and several other organizations and public health experts, filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental… Read More

By | June 17, 2021

EPA Agrees to Require Reporting on Asbestos Use and Exposure Under TSCA

Asbestos, a carcinogen responsible for thousands of American deaths annually, has often been found in consumer products like makeup, children’s toys and talcum powder. Yet, no one has been tracking asbestos use… Read More

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