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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: Simmons Hanly Conroy Shareholder Jayne Conroy Delivers Closing Arguments in New York State Opioid Trial

Shareholder Jayne Conroy in the New York opioid trial courtroom set up in Touro College’s law school auditorium earlier this summer. The trial proceedings have since returned to Suffolk County State Supreme… Read More

Judge Permits Two Controversial Opioid Sales Training Videos to Be Shown to Jury in New York State Opioid Trial

On Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, the jury in the New York State opioid trial viewed two controversial internal sales-training videos from Teva Pharmaceuticals that had previously been under seal. The jury’s viewing… Read More

Remembering U.S. Navy Veteran and Mesothelioma Warrior Frank Curre on National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Dec. 7, 1941: “A day that will live in infamy,” remarked President Franklin D. Roosevelt the day after Pearl Harbor was attacked by some 350 Japanese fighter planes, driving the United States… Read More

How Filing a Mesothelioma Claim Helped U.S. Navy Veteran Walter Twidwell

When U.S. veteran Walter Twidwell started experiencing shortness of breath and frequent bouts of pneumonia, he knew something was amiss. Walter’s doctor sent him to get a chest X-ray. Shortly thereafter, imaging… Read More

Alton Miles for Meso Raises $38,000 for Asbestos Charity

 Thank you for being a part of the Miles for Meso community and for supporting the 13th Annual Alton Miles for Meso VIRTUAL 5K Run & 3K Fun Run/Walk. In this… Read More

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

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