From Lead Counsel: June 2022

June 14, 2022 By Nicholas Vogelzang

Hi everyone, I’m thrilled to be back writing to all of you after a long hiatus.  I’ve personally been very busy since 2022 began.  I was studying for the Florida bar exam which I took in February and was happy to get the news in April that I had passed.  The fact that I took…

Asbestos Exposure to Power Plant Workers

May 27, 2022 By Vogelzang Law Webmaster

We’re all familiar with the dangers of asbestos exposure, but power plant workers are especially at risk. Asbestos is a common material used in power plants, and it can be found in many different parts of the facility. Even if workers aren’t directly handling asbestos, they may still be exposed to it through other means.…

Asbestos Exposure in Roofing Felts

May 27, 2022 By Vogelzang Law Webmaster

Asbestos roofing felts were first used in the late 1800s. At that time, asbestos was the material of choice because it was strong yet lightweight, heat resistant, and fireproof. As a result, asbestos was used in a variety of products, including roofing materials. Learn more about asbestos roofing felts and your legal rights if you…

Asbestos Exposure in Flooring

May 27, 2022 By Vogelzang Law Webmaster

Asbestos flooring is a type of flooring that contains asbestos fibers. These asbestos fibers can be released into the air when the flooring is disturbed, and people can breathe in these asbestos fibers. Asbestos exposure can lead to serious health problems, including mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer. If you or someone you know has…

Asbestos Exposure in Cement Pipe

May 27, 2022 By Vogelzang Law Webmaster

Asbestos-cement pipes were often used in the mid-1900s in potable water systems in the western United States because the asbestos delivered better strength for high pressure conditions at a low cost. In 1976, the United States stopped using asbestos-cement pipes due to related health concerns. However, much of the damage had already been done and…

Asbestos Exposure in Air Force Veterans

May 27, 2022 By Vogelzang Law Webmaster

The men and women who serve in our nation’s armed forces step forward with willingness to put their lives on the line to protect our freedoms. Sometimes, though, the dangers they face in service have nothing to do with combat. In the case of Air Force veterans exposed to asbestos, they have been unwittingly endangered…

Asbestos Exposure in Shipyards

May 27, 2022 By Vogelzang Law Webmaster

During World War II and the Korean War, the use of asbestos in ship building was widespread. When the dangers of asbestos became well-known in the 1970’s, and people started to understand how this dangerous substance increased the risk of asbestos-related diseases, work began to remove asbestos from ships. What many people don’t know is…

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…

Vogelzang Law Raises $9,000 In First Annual Charity Golf Outing

November 9, 2021 By Erika R. Whitehead

We are pleased to announce that Vogelzang Law hosted its first charity golf outing last month! The event, which hosted 77 golfers, took place at the Rolling Green Country Club in Arlington Heights, Illinois. The charity golf outing serves as an integral component of Vogelzang Law’s large-scale commitment to fueling cancer research. The event raised…

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