Asbestos Law in the United States

April 11, 2019 By swarren

Asbestos law has a long history in the United States and worldwide. Litigation related to asbestos exposure has been happening for decades across the world. In fact, asbestos litigation has even been called the longest-running mass tort in United States history. A tort is a legal process that alleges wrongdoing against a victim, or plaintiff,…

Vogelzang Law Attends 15th Annual ADAO Conference

April 9, 2019 By swarren

This weekend found the Vogelzang Law team in Washington, D.C. for the 15th Annual Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference hosted by the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization. Since 2004, the ADAO has focused on the prevention of asbestos disease through activism and education. Vogelzang Law Public Relations Manager Mirela Stefanescu and Cancer Wellness Marketing and Social…

Caylei Vogelzang To Receive ALA Outstanding Mothers Award

April 8, 2019 By swarren

On May 1, the American Lung Association will honor three women who are both mothers and leaders in their industries at the first-ever Chicago Outstanding Mother Awards. Vogelzang Law’s own Caylei Vogelzang will be honored at the ceremony for her work with both the law firm and Cancer Wellness. Mary Kay Bonoma, executive vice president…

Mirela Stefanescu Receives Above and Beyond Award from Meso Foundation

March 29, 2019 By swarren

This year, Vogelzang Law was honored to attend the International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma hosted by the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation. At the symposium this week, Vogelzang Law’s own Mirela Stefanescu received the Above and Beyond Award alongside other movers and shakers in the mesothelioma community. This award honors those who go “above and beyond”…

Support for Cancer Caregivers

March 25, 2019 By swarren

WHO ARE CAREGIVERS? It can be extremely hard to face a mesothelioma diagnosis alone. Fortunately, many patients facing a cancer diagnosis can lean on their friends and family members. These supporters are able to provide emotional support as well as practical care during the treatment process. Supporters in this role are also known as caregivers,…

Vogelzang Law Supports Lung Health at Fight For Air Climb

March 13, 2019 By swarren

The Vogelzang Law team exercised for a cause last weekend at the American Lung Association’s annual Fight for Air Climb, the organization’s large fundraising campaign focused on promoting better lung health. The Climb takes place in Chicago’s Presidential Towers and invites participants to climb 180 skyscraper floors in honor of all affected by lung disease.…

Vogelzang Law News

March 2019

March 4, 2019 By swarren

The Great Thaw has begun in Chicago and we are beginning to see the sun on a more frequent basis. This generally helps put everyone in the office in a slightly better mood, in addition to the delicious Stan’s Donuts that were brought in by a generous soul today. Also adding to the high spirits…

Talc & Mesothelioma: What are the risks?

March 1, 2019 By swarren

What is talc? Talc, known for being the softest mineral, is a familiar to most consumers. Talc has most famously been used as a primary ingredient in baby powder for decades. Countless other personal care products also use the mineral. Because talc is soft and highly absorbent, it is used in many products like eyeshadow,…

Vogelzang Law Settles Two Mesothelioma Cases for $2 Million

February 19, 2019 By swarren

Chicago, IL (February 19, 2019) — The new year is off to an exciting start for the Vogelzang Law team and its clients, as the firm secured two major settlements totaling over $2,000,000 within a week. After much hard work, the firm successfully settled two cases, offering closure to the families after facing a challenging…

Vogelzang Law Forms Relationship with Willis Law

February 15, 2019 By swarren

As the Vogelzang Law team continues to grow, the firm is proud to announce its new partnership with Willis Law, a full service law firm based in Kalamazoo, Michigan. This emerging relationship marks an exciting development for both firms as they work to best represent and serve clients throughout the Midwest. With the start of…

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