From Lead Counsel: November 2021

November 18, 2021 By Nicholas Vogelzang

Hello again everyone! I hope you had a happy Halloween and are looking forward to a great Thanksgiving. It has been a busy and fruitful November. We continue to see the judge regularly as we work hard on all of our many asbestos cases. We worked through five mesothelioma cases set for trial three weeks…

From Lead Counsel: October 2021

October 14, 2021 By Nicholas Vogelzang

Hi everyone, I hope you had a great summer and are looking forward to a spectacular fall!  The team here at Vogelzang Law is working harder than ever.  As is often the case, witnesses, clients and lawyers are all hard to nail down in the midst of a beautiful Chicago summer, and trial dates often…

From Lead Counsel: June 2021

June 11, 2021 By Nicholas Vogelzang

Hello again everyone! I hope you are enjoying your spring and have been able to keep your calendar organized. Here at VL, as we affectionately call the firm, we are experiencing a springtime surge of activity. Attorneys and staff are returning to the office, in-person client visits have begun again and our workload seems to…

From Lead Counsel: May 2021

May 7, 2021 By Nicholas Vogelzang

Happy May, everyone. Welcome to the beginning of life post-COVID. I am sure many of you have been vaccinated by now, and it is extremely exciting to see the city of Chicago beginning to bustle again. I am writing this from a plane as I travel to the Monterey Peninsula of California to visit a…

A Hidden Burden

April 27, 2021 By Nicholas Vogelzang

As an attorney representing people with cancer due to asbestos exposure (primarily mesothelioma), I have seen families face stage IV cancer in an up-close and personal manner, watching them in the initial stages of diagnosis, through the treatment and after the loss.   Mesothelioma usually isn’t detected until it’s in late stage, with initial symptoms like…

From Lead Counsel: April 2021

April 19, 2021 By Nicholas Vogelzang

Hello everyone, I hope you are doing well and enjoying some version of a holiday. My family is staying close to home this year but it looks like we will be treated to warm temperatures by Midwest standards, so I cannot complain. Over this past month, our Vogelzang Law attorneys began traveling for work after…

From Lead Counsel: March 2021

March 9, 2021 By Nicholas Vogelzang

We have gotten over the hump here in Chicago and are looking forward to a bright spring. We dug ourselves out from underneath two feet of snow and watched it melt. We are also experiencing a drop in COVID-19 cases. It feels like things are looking up! We are celebrating two very big wins for…

From Lead Counsel: February 2021

February 9, 2021 By Nicholas Vogelzang

February gives us all that first reminder that we will not be in winter forever. With the COVID-19 vaccine on the horizon and each day getting a little more sunlight, it seems like the worst is behind us. I still feel like we just came back from the holidays, and we have already been working…

From Lead Counsel: January 2021

January 8, 2021 By Nicholas Vogelzang

Happy New Year, everyone! My family and I traveled up to Michigan for a few days to enjoy the holiday break. Due to our son’s school attendance restrictions, we had to return home a little sooner than expected. The vibe was definitely different this year in comparison to any year I can remember. Nevertheless, my…

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