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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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EPA’s New Asbestos Reporting Rule: One More Step Toward Corporate Accountability

On July 6, 2023, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a new rule requiring manufacturers and importers to provide detailed information on their asbestos usage over the past four years. The rule… Read More

5 Ways to Cope with Grief from Mesothelioma

Cancer can be devastating for both patients and their families. Mesothelioma — a cancer caused by asbestos exposure — is no exception, especially for the surviving family and loved ones of those… Read More

What to Ask Your Mesothelioma Lawyer in a Consultation

If you have recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you might be feeling anxious, scared and overwhelmed with possibilities regarding your health and the cost of medical treatments. Fortunately, an asbestos attorney can… Read More

Olin Corporation Supports EPA’s Proposed Ban of Chrysotile Asbestos

On April 4, 2023, Olin Corporation — one of the few manufacturers still using and importing asbestos in the United States — wrote a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)… Read More

Asbestos Disease and Awareness Organization (ADAO) Launches Virtual Day of Action

On March 23, 2023, the Asbestos Disease and Awareness Organization (ADAO) — the largest national nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing asbestos exposure — launches its inaugural Virtual Day of Asbestos Awareness and… Read More

What to Know About the February 2023 Updates to Philips CPAP Recall

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a recall of reworked Philips Respironics machines due to silicone foam deterioration that, if inhaled, could cause cancer, organ damage and even death.… Read More

Tesla Vehicles with Full Self-Driving Beta Recalled for Risk of Crashes

On February 16, 2023, Tesla confirmed a recall of more than 362,000 vehicles equipped with faulty Full Self-Driving Beta software. The recall comes after years of investigations into Tesla vehicle crashes and… Read More

Honoring U.S. Navy Day 2022

Introduced by the Navy League of the United States on October 27, 1922, Navy Day was established to honor the contributions and service of the men and women of the U.S. Navy.… Read More

ADAO Set to Host 17th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference Virtually Sept. 16-17

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) recently announced the dates of its 17th annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference (AAPC), which will take place Sept. 16-17, 2022. Registration for the event… Read More

How to Commemorate and Show Support on World Lung Cancer Day

On August 1, 2022, international communities will join together to commemorate the 11th annual World Lung Cancer Day — a global grassroots initiative that aims to celebrate, honor and support individuals who… Read More

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