Blog & Commentary

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.


The Firm's Mesothelioma Video Library Making Progress, Connecting with Patients & Families

Throughout our years helping families affected by mesothelioma, Simmons Hanly Conroy has continued to strive to find ways to build awareness about the cancer and offer support and educational resources whenever possible.… Read More

Vermont Asbestos Mines Update

Last month we told you about the Belvidere Mountain asbestos mines. State officials in Vermont have called a meeting with residents to discuss the issues and concerns generated from recent studies into the… Read More

Five Will Be Honored At ADAO Conference

Five honorees will be recognized at this year’s Asbestos Disease Awareness Day Conference for their dedication to changing asbestos-related laws and for their commitment and support to those suffering from asbestos-related illnesses.… Read More

Update: St. Louis Post Office Clear of Asbestos

Last week we told you about the potential asbestos scare at a St. Louis post office, but today we have good news. The U.S. Post Office located in St. Louis County, IL that… Read More

Long-Term Worries Continue For Residents Near Swift Creek

Residents living near Swift Creek, an area in Whatcom County, Washington, continue to look for answers from local and federal governments about long-term containment and clean-up efforts of the Swift Creek asbestos… Read More

Asbestos Concerns Close St. Louis Post Office reported that a United States Post Office located near the Westport Plaza was closed last Friday after a St. Louis County health inspector suspected that asbestos had been released during the… Read More

Two Major Settlements In Asbestos-Related Illness Lawsuits

Victims of asbestos-related illnesses achieved two victories recently, as multiple manufacturers are held financially responsible for the victims’ illnesses. Two cases were heard, one in California and one in Florida, and the… Read More

Bozeman, Montana Initiates Efforts for More Asbestos Cleanups

The city of Bozeman, Montana, has taken the next step towards the cleanup of the asbestos contamination at the current Superfund site near the Bozeman Public Library. The area around the public… Read More

New Asbestos Cancer Research from Ohio State University

Ohio State University scientists are hoping to discover how asbestos fibers form cancer in human cells. Although clinical applications for the research are years away, researchers hope their work will aid in… Read More

Asbestos-Related Illnesses and Deaths Grow According to CDC Report

Big industry had for years claimed that asbestos was safe and not a risk to human life, and it is only after years of research — and thousands of deaths — that… Read More