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Simmons Hanly Conroy’s support blog is a place for clients and families to find news, education, and inspirational stories about the following areas of litigation: mesothelioma and asbestos, dangerous drugs and devices, consumer protection and mass torts, personal injury and environmental litigation. With a desire for our blog to be a place for making connections with others, we welcome your feedback, stories and participation in the conversations.

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By | March 9, 2017

Attend the 2017 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma in Bethesda, MD

Every year, mesothelioma patients, caregivers, families, bereaved and professionals from the government, non-profit and medical industries gather together for three days. This expansive set of individuals congregates at the International Symposium on… Read More

By | March 7, 2017

The Institutions That Harmed Children: The Boy Scouts of America

Child sexual abuse is an issue that many people try not to think about, even going so far as to pretend that it doesn’t exist. But it does exist. The Perversion Files… Read More

By | March 2, 2017

Power Plants in America: Supplying Energy and Asbestos Exposure

  Energy – it’s what keeps America running. Without some source of power, life as we know it would come to a halt. Heating our homes, cooking meals, using electronics, and even… Read More

By | February 24, 2017

Why States with a History of Shipbuilding Suffered from Higher Rates of Mesothelioma

Not everyone can control whether they develop cancer. Yet, research has shown time and time again that certain avoidable risk factors can increase one’s chances of developing cancer, such as chemical exposure,… Read More

By | February 17, 2017

Outside the Mine: Why Miner Mesothelioma Risk is the Most Dangerous Hazard

Coal mining’s place on the list of most dangerous jobs in the world is well deserved. An average of 50 to 60 coal miners die on the job in the United States… Read More

By | February 8, 2017

2017 ADAO Asbestos Awareness Conference Set for April 7 to 9 in Washington, D.C.

Those fighting for an end to asbestos exposure saw a major win in 2016 when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) prioritized asbestos as a top 10 high-risk chemical under the Lautenberg… Read More

By | February 3, 2017

World Cancer Day: What Does It Mean for Less Common Cancers Such as Mesothelioma?

Image Source: World Cancer Day Today, in the United States, there are 14 million new cancer cases and 8.2 million cancer deaths every single year. By 2030, these numbers are projected to… Read More

By | January 25, 2017

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

Simmons Hanly Conroy Shareholder 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 | January 13, 2017

Shareholder Jayne Conroy Takes on Legal Industry’s Glass Ceiling with New Year’s Resolution

Law.com released an article last week featuring the New Year’s Resolutions of top legal professionals nationwide. Many spoke of improving the profession and upholding the Rule of Law in the coming year.… Read More