New Year, New Office Space for Vogelzang Law

January 31, 2019 By swarren

As the new year begins, the Vogelzang Law team is settling into its new office space overlooking bustling Michigan Avenue. The firm’s expanded offices are home to an ever-expanding team, as the boutique firm continues to grow and serve families affected by mesothelioma. The renovations, which began in mid-2018, extended the Vogelzang Law offices from 5,000…

Nathaniel Wallace Joins Vogelzang Law as Associate Attorney

January 11, 2019 By swarren

Vogelzang Law is proud to announce that Nathaniel Wallace has joined the firm as an associate, effective January 7. Mr. Wallace brings energy and drive to the team as the firm expands in the new year. Mr. Wallace is no stranger to the important work that the Vogelzang Law team pursues. In his previous experience…

Announcing the 2019 Vogelzang Law Academic Scholarship

January 8, 2019 By swarren

Vogelzang Law is proud to announce the first annual Vogelzang Law Academic Scholarship for hard-working students. The scholarship will provide $1,000 to a student pursuing an associate, baccalaureate, or graduate degree at an accredited academic institution in the United States.

Secondary Asbestos Exposure Causes Danger at Home

January 4, 2019 By swarren

Asbestos has long been recognized as a dangerous carcinogen and the number one cause of mesothelioma. Decades of extensive use led to illness and death for many who worked directly with the substance during its peak usage from 1960 to 1980. Throughout the height of use, this largely meant that those working in industrial and…

Vogelzang Law Celebrates 2018

December 20, 2018 By swarren

As 2018 comes to a close, the Vogelzang Law team is taking time to reflect on a busy and successful year. Over the course of the last twelve months, the firm was honored to participate in many great fundraisers, events around town, and even host our very own 5K race. With 2019 around the corner,…

The Link Between Asbestos and Lung Cancer

December 3, 2018 By swarren

LUNG CANCER AND ASBESTOS Asbestos is most commonly linked to mesothelioma, an aggressive disease.  However, the mineral is also linked to a variety of other lung diseases. Exposure to asbestos can cause asbestosis, pleural scarring, and an increased risk of lung cancer. Smoking remains the number one cause of lung cancer in American adults, but…

Vogelzang Law Partners with Chicago Wolves Score For Charity

November 29, 2018 By swarren

For the 2018-2019 season, Vogelzang Law is proud to be partnering with the Chicago Wolves in their annual Score for Charity fundraising event! We’re teaming up with starting center #9 Gage Quinney for the entire season. Every time Quinney scores for the Wolves, the firm will donate to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, an organization…

American Lung Association Honors Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November 8, 2018 By swarren

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. We spoke with American Lung Association Executive Director Kristen Young about the ALA’s exciting lung health initiatives and the importance of raising awareness. This November, the American Lung Association hopes to spark the conversation about lung cancer. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and the ALA is working hard…

What are the symptoms of mesothelioma?

October 16, 2018 By swarren

Q: What are the symptoms of mesothelioma? A: Mesothelioma is a disease that comes in many shapes and sizes, and you have to be vigilant. I remember one of the men in Las Vegas who was an umpire and father of baseball players my son was playing with. All he had was weight loss and a little…

2018 Recap: Mesothelioma Race For Justice

October 9, 2018 By swarren

A strong showing at the first annual Mesothelioma Race for Justice 5K made an impact for a great cause, raising thousands of dollars for mesothelioma research through the Meso Foundation. With over 100 participants, including 75 runners and walkers, it was a fun day for family and friends to gather in support of those affected by mesothelioma.

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