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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.

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In the News: Sanctions Recommended Against Law Firm Representing Endo Pharmaceuticals in New York State Opioid Trial

As the sprawling New York State opioid trial heads into the last week of October, attention has shifted toward a court-commissioned referee report recommending sanctions against the defense law firm Arnold &… Read More

National Celebration of Pro Bono Week Begins Oct. 24

The National Celebration of Pro Bono begins on Oct. 24 and will run through Oct. 30. The week serves as an opportunity to shine a light on the amazing pro bono work… Read More

NY State Opioid Trial Continues With Defense Witnesses to Set to Testify

The ongoing New York opioid trial is approaching the 4-month mark since opening arguments began on June 28, 2021. The sprawling trial once included companies all along the supply chain from manufacturers… Read More

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

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

Miles for Meso Spotlight: Honoring the Legacy of Mesothelioma Warrior George Dreith

A great way to show support for a loved one who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma is by registering for the Alton Miles for Meso 5K, which will be held virtually for… Read More

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

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

This Year’s Miles for Meso Virtual 5K T-Shirt Reveal

We are excited to reveal this year’s T-shirt graphic design for the 2021 Miles for Meso 5k run/3k fun walk, which will be held virtually on Sept. 25, 2021. A long-sleeve T-shirt… Read More

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

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