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Verdict Rocks Shell Company to Appeal $34.1 Million Judgment in Asbestos Case

Shell Oil Co. says it will appeal what is believed to be the largest verdict ever in Madison County, a $34.1 million judgment on behalf of a roofing worker who contracted an… Read More

Simmons Hanly Conroy Announces Joint Venture with Hanly Conroy Bierstein & Sheridan LLP

Two of the nation’s leading plaintiff law firms, Simmons Hanly Conroy, and Hanly Conroy Bierstein & Sheridan LLP announced today a new joint venture in which they are sharing resources to represent… Read More

Alumni Association Honors Simmons

More 500 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students participated in the graduation ceremonies at the university on Saturday. The graduate and baccalaureate candidates were from the College of Arts and Sciences, School of… Read More

The FAIR Act – Too Little, Too Late in Helping Asbestos Victims

Asbestos is the most lethal substance ever widely used in the workplace. Between 1940 and 1979 over 27.5 million Americans were occupationally exposed. Millions more were exposed when these workers’ brought this… Read More

$250 Million Awarded in Asbestos Case Against U.S. Steel

A Madison County, Illinois jury awarded a $250 million dollar verdict on Friday in favor of 70-year-old Roby Whittington, a retired U.S. Steel worker from Gary, Indiana. Whittington was diagnosed in 2001… Read More

$34.1 Million Verdict For Roofer

In May 2000, Simmons Hanly Conroy won the largest asbestos verdict in U.S. history, according to Mealey’s Litigation Reporter. Our client, a 64-year-old Missouri resident, was exposed to asbestos when he worked… Read More

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