Ask the Cancer Coach

July 13, 2021 By Mirela Kopier

This is for all my men battling cancer―those guys who do not want to show they are scared or in pain. Those beautiful, amazing men who want and need to be strong for their spouses, children and parents, but forget they are allowed to show their vulnerability. Guys, being vulnerable is not a sign of…

MRFJ 5K 2021 Shirt and Hat Designs Unveiled

June 21, 2021 By Erika R. Whitehead

We are gearing up for the 4th annual Mesothelioma Race for Justice (MRFJ), and we could not be more excited! As part of our excitement, we are proud to present this year’s shirt designs and, for the first time, our MRFJ hat! In previous years, we offered a sponsor and participant long-sleeve shirt. We are…

Lead Counsel Nicholas Vogelzang Is Appointed to Triage Cancer’s Legal Advisory Council

June 11, 2021 By Erika R. Whitehead

Media Contact:Mirela Kopiermkopier@vogelzanglaw.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2021 CHICAGO – Vogelzang Law Lead Counsel, Nicholas Vogelzang, has been appointed to Triage Cancer’s Legal Advisory Council. Triage Cancer is a national, nonprofit organization that provides free education on the legal and practical issues that may impact individuals diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers through events,…

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…

The 4th Annual MRFJ 5K Kicks Off This September

May 11, 2021 By Erika R. Whitehead

The fourth annual Mesothelioma Race for Justice (MRFJ) will take place virtually this September!  Participants will have the entire month to walk or run the race. The 5K will conclude on Friday, September 24. We will host a Facebook Live celebration honoring our participants, sponsors and vendors on Saturday, September 25! The eagerly awaited race…

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…

The Danger Unseen

May 7, 2021 By Erika R. Whitehead

For millions of Americans dealing with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Zantac (ranitidine) was a familiar medication prescribed by doctors to alleviate their symptoms. But in 2019, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the prescription drug contained low levels of a nitrosamine impurity called N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). Nitrates commonly found in the food and medications we…

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…

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