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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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Communities Sue Pill-Makers as Overdose Deaths Contribute to Decline in American Life Expectancy

American adults expect that, on average, they have a good chance of living longer, healthier lives than their parents. They hope their own kids can say the same thing. For the second… Read More

This Holiday Season, Support a Veteran in Need with Your Time, Gifts and Thoughts

Most of us think of the holidays as a time for family, festivities and giving, and rightly so. But for veterans, the holiday season can sometimes be a challenging time. The sacrifices… Read More

Fighting More Than Fires: Firefighters Affected by Long-Term Illnesses

Wildfires not only put lives in danger from fast-moving flames, they also devastate communities in terms of lost property and personal belongings. But even after the fires have been extinguished and families… Read More

Alton Miles for Meso Raises $30,000 for Asbestos Charity

Thank you for being a part of the Miles for Meso community and the 9th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Run & 3K Fun Run/Walk. This year’s race had a record… Read More

Veterans Day: A Chance to Honor All Who Served and the Challenges They Still Face

Nearly 19 million brave Americans have served in the U.S. military, putting their country before their own lives to ensure the freedom of our citizens. Today, for the 99th year running, we… Read More

Movember, Men’s Health Awareness and the Diseases We Should Be Talking About

On average, men die six years earlier than women. While genetic and cultural differences certainly factor into this statistic, men are still facing a dilemma that’s rarely talked about and, in some… Read More

Respiratory Care Week 2017: Changing the World One Breath at a Time

This week is Respiratory Care Week, a global effort to recognize the importance of lung health and respiratory care providers. Celebrated in the last week of October each year, this is a… Read More

AbbVie Ordered to Pay $140 Million For Not Disclosing Dangers of Low-T Drug

On October 5th, a federal court in Chicago reached a verdict that found drug company AbbVie liable to pay a plaintiff over $140 million due to a heart attack allegedly caused by… Read More

Honoring our U.S. Navy Veterans, Advocating for Their Health, on Navy’s 242nd Birthday

The United States Navy is looking pretty good for its age. The naval branch of the armed forces will be 242-years-old this October 13th, celebrating its formation by the Continental Congress in… Read More

Healthy Lung Month and Cancer Prevention: How Can We Help the Millions of Americans at Risk?

According to the latest Center for Disease Control (CDC) data, over 147,000 Americans die in a single year from chronic respiratory disease. Another 155,500 die from lung cancer. In fact, more American… Read More

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