MRFJ 5K 2020 Shirt and Medal Designs Unveiled!

July 27, 2020 By Erika R. Whitehead

We’re proud to present the brand new shirt and medal designs for the third annual Mesothelioma Race for Justice 5K! “We wanted to illustrate that, though this year’s race is virtual, and each of us may be participating on our own ‘paths’, all of our paths lead to our unified goal of supporting mesothelioma victims…

Optune Lua: The Newest Advancement in Tumor Treating Fields Technology for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

June 16, 2020 By Erika R. Whitehead

In May, Optune Lua became the first FDA approved Tumor Treating Fields device designed for use with standard dual drug chemotherapy for patients diagnosed with inoperable malignant pleural mesothelioma. Previously named the NovoTTF-100L System, the portable device was created by Novocure, a global oncology company leading the way in new therapies for solid tumors. Optune…

Five Things You Need to Know About Telehealth

May 19, 2020 By Erika R. Whitehead

The COVID-19 pandemic will have a long-term impact on healthcare and that includes leaning more heavily than ever before on telehealth. Especially for mesothelioma and lung cancer patients, who risk being exposed to the coronavirus during in-person medical visits, telehealth will be pertinent in helping to save lives. Since the 1960s, telehealth has been an…

Gearing Up for the Mesothelioma Race for Justice 2020

May 1, 2020 By Erika R. Whitehead

The third annual Mesothelioma Race for Justice 5K will take place this year on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. The eagerly awaited race will serve as a tribute to National Mesothelioma Awareness Day. The event will raise money for the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (MARF). MARF is one of the nation’s leading nonprofit foundations dedicated to…

Arby Dickert Wins the Vogelzang Law Academic Scholarship 2020

April 27, 2020 By Erika R. Whitehead

Vogelzang Law is pleased to announce that Arby Dickert is the winner of this year’s Vogelzang Law Academic Scholarship. Dickert, a high school science teacher at Hardin Valley Academy in Knoxville, Tenn., has been a teacher for five years and is currently getting a second Master’s Degree. Scholarship applicants were asked to write an essay…

Union Support Increases During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 16, 2020 By Erika R. Whitehead

Hundreds of thousands of Americans have been deeply affected by the devastating COVID-19 pandemic. Medical centers across the country are flooded with hundreds of incoming patients at a time and millions of Americans are experiencing unexpected layoffs and furloughs. Feelings of uncertainty and fear are unavoidable, as citizens question everything from the status of their…

Introducing Vogelzang Law’s New Mesothelioma Support Group

April 9, 2020 By Erika R. Whitehead

Vogelzang Law is pleased to announce the launch of our newest Facebook group, the Mesothelioma Support Group. The Mesothelioma Support Group is one of three Vogelzang Law Facebook groups geared toward connecting members from the mesothelioma community. The goal of the new group is to provide trusted medical and legal information, as well as support…

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