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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.


ADAO, 11 Public Health Groups Sue the EPA Over Inaction on ‘Legacy’ Asbestos Risk Assessment

In early spring, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), along with the American Public Health Association (APHA) and several other organizations and public health experts, filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental… Read More

In the News: Partner Jayne Conroy’s Opening Arguments Net National Headlines in New York Opioid Trial

Within the walls of Touro College’s two-story law school auditorium in Central Islip, Long Island, opening statements began in the New York opioid trial on June 28, with Simmons Hanly Conroy Partner… Read More

Mark Your Calendars! The Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race Is Sept. 25 — All Proceeds to Benefit the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization

Simmons Hanly Conroy is excited to announce its Alton Miles for Meso 5K Run & 3K Run/Walk, which is set to take place on Sept. 25 in honor of Mesothelioma Awareness Day,… Read More

ADAO to Hold 16th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference This September

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) recently announced the dates of its forthcoming 16th annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference, which will be held on Sept. 17-18, 2021. This year, the… Read More

The Bruce A. Waite Miles For Meso 5k Race to Support Mesothelioma Research

Each year, Ontario, Ohio hosts the Bruce A. Waite Miles for Meso 5k race/walk. Now in its 10th year, the race has raised a cumulative total of more than $90,000 for the… Read More

EPA Agrees to Require Reporting on Asbestos Use and Exposure Under TSCA

Asbestos, a carcinogen responsible for thousands of American deaths annually, has often been found in consumer products like makeup, children’s toys and talcum powder. Yet, no one has been tracking asbestos use… Read More

Today We Remember D-Day and 2,500 Brave American Souls

When the Allied Forces stormed the beaches of Normandy in northern France, it marked a pivotal turning point in World War II — overwhelmed by the invasion, Nazi forces retreated back to… Read More

Who We Are

At Simmons Hanly Conroy, we seek justice for those harmed by asbestos exposure. As one of the nation’s leading mesothelioma law firms, we have seen firsthand the pain a mesothelioma diagnosis can… Read More

New Data Shows Asbestos Killed More Than 40,000 American Workers in 2019

Every single day, Americans are dying from diseases linked to asbestos exposure — and recent data suggests the United States may in fact be seeing more asbestos-related deaths than ever before. According… Read More

It’s National Nurses Week: Meet Amy Fair, Who Helps Families Impacted by Mesothelioma

If the years 2020 and 2021 have taught us anything, it’s that nurses are invaluable and the true unsung heroes of the American workforce. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses have demonstrated incredible… Read More