Team Vogelzang Law at Fight For Air Climb

March 27, 2018 By Mirela Stefanescu

On Sunday, March 11th, Team Vogelzang Law took part in the 2018 American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb at the Presidential Towers in Chicago. As the Public Relations Manager in charge of charity outreach, it was important for me to complete all four towers, which I achieved, yay! I am also happy to say that half of the Vogelzang Law team joined me in finishing all four towers including our own Director of Business Strategy, Caylei Vogelzang. The Fight for Air Climb is the ALA’s signature fundraising event every year. In the last several years the event has raised over $45 million dollars to support the work the American Lung Association does.

History of Asbestos Manufacturing: From Discovery to Global Bans

March 16, 2018 By swarren

Manufacturers and factory owners have known the dangers of exposure since the early 1900s, but the asbestos industry continues to flourish more than a century later. A long history of cover-ups, widespread industrial use of the fiber, and corporate lobbying has kept asbestos-containing products on the market in the United States despite global recognition of…

International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma

March 8, 2018 By Vogelzang Law Webmaster

The Meso Foundation’s International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma is the Foundation’s annual conference geared to attendees from all walks of life, including patients and their families, advocates, medical professionals, and those who have lost loved ones to mesothelioma. The Symposium provides a setting for everyone in the mesothelioma community to come together and take part…

Defendant’s ‘Lack of Personal Jurisdiction’ Defense Denied

March 6, 2018 By swarren

A Cook County Court will see a case against a North Dakota company, thanks to a momentous order by Honorable Judge Clare E. McWilliams granting personal jurisdiction to the Illinois forum. The February 20th order in the John C. Clark v. A.W. Chesterton Company, et al. case sets a new precedent for Illinois residents seeking…