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…

Ask the Cancer Coach

March 23, 2021 By Mirela Kopier

The caretakers and supporters of those who have been diagnosed with cancer are more crucial to a patient’s journey than anyone or anything else. You may be a chemo buddy, scheduler, workout companion or all three. Whether a supporter goes to one chemo treatment or all of them, makes all the phone calls needed for…

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…

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