The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: Man and Woman of the Year 2021

January 14, 2021 By Erika R. Whitehead

Vogelzang Law is pleased to participate in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) annual Man and Woman of the Year (MWOY) campaign. The campaign, which brings together candidates from around the country, kicks off next month. The 10-week campaign allows each candidate to engage in a philanthropic competition for LLS. Candidates are supported by LLS…

Vogelzang Law Hires its Newest Attorney Chloe Morrison

January 13, 2021 By Erika R. Whitehead

Media Contact:Shawn Huntshunt@vogelzanglaw.comPhone: (312) 466.1669 ext. 34 Vogelzang Law Hires its Newest Attorney Chloe Morrison FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2020 CHICAGO – Vogelzang Law, a Chicago-based personal injury law firm dedicated to representing victims of mesothelioma throughout the U.S., hired Chloe Morrison to join the bankruptcy department. Morrison will be the law firm’s newest…

Ask the Cancer Coach

January 11, 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…

On the Cutting Edge

January 11, 2021 By Erika R. Whitehead

“What I enjoy about this field is that these patients’ needs are extremely challenging,” says Dr. Robert Taylor Ripley. “They have big problems and need somebody to really be an advocate for them.” With his mind firmly set on cardiothoracic surgery, it was an unexpected change of course when Ripley decided to do a fellowship…

Battling Mesothelioma: An Enduring Fight

January 11, 2021 By Erika R. Whitehead

His children would say he always had a bit of a cough, though it was nothing too serious. When James Battreall was diagnosed with acute bronchitis in 2018, it was the first of two misdiagnoses before doctors finally discovered what was actually going on. A couple of months later, Battreall was diagnosed with mesothelioma, a…

From Lead Counsel: January 2021

January 8, 2021 By Nicholas Vogelzang

Happy New Year, everyone! My family and I traveled up to Michigan for a few days to enjoy the holiday break. Due to our son’s school attendance restrictions, we had to return home a little sooner than expected. The vibe was definitely different this year in comparison to any year I can remember. Nevertheless, my…

From Lead Counsel: December 2020

December 2, 2020 By Nicholas Vogelzang

I hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving, albeit one that may have been a little more reserved than usual. One week before Thanksgiving, my wife and I tested positive for COVID-19. Needless to say, we did not entertain this year. Our son tested positive as well, but thankfully he showed no symptoms. My wife and…

From Lead Counsel: November 2020

November 30, 2020 By Nicholas Vogelzang

I hope you all had a Happy Halloween or a nostalgic Dia de los Muertos celebration. Remembering those who have passed is a great tradition in the Latin community that I would love to see evolve into a mainstream tradition. I carry deeply heartfelt emotions for those I’ve known who have moved on from this…

Survivorship for Caregivers

November 20, 2020 By Erika R. Whitehead

Caregiving can be rather unique, as most caregivers are not given time to prepare for what the role will entail. According to a 2015 survey from the National Alliance for Caregiving, more than an estimated 2.8 million people provide care for an adult loved one or friend diagnosed with cancer. LUNGevity estimates that more than 228,000 people will…

The Art of Balance: Accepting Help as a Caregiver

November 6, 2020 By Erika R. Whitehead

It was Dec. 21, 2005, when life changed for Cameron Von St. James. On that day, 15 years ago, he found out that his wife, Heather, had been diagnosed with mesothelioma. As one of the rarer cancers, accounting for just 3,000 cases annually, the couple was stunned when they received the news. At the time,…

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