Chicago Tuesday Asbestos Call Recap: Vogelzang Law Seeks Deposition

September 26, 2018 By swarren

Chicago, IL (September 18, 2018) — The Daley Center hosts an Asbestos Call every other Tuesday, which serves as the time and place to track the progress of a lawsuit in preparation for the trial date. The Vogelzang Law blog provides bi-weekly Asbestos Call updates. At last Tuesday’s Asbestos Call, the Vogelzang Law team prepared…

Vogelzang Law Settles Two Mesothelioma Cases for $3 Million

August 1, 2018 By swarren

Chicago, IL (August 1, 2018) — July came to an exciting close for Vogelzang Law, as the firm achieved settlements in two major cases within a week. In a compelling take-home asbestos case, attorney Wyatt Berkover represented a Scottish immigrant and longtime Chicagoan diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2017. The firm also saw victory for a…

Where is Asbestos Found Today?

April 4, 2018 By swarren

Though corporations have known the dangers of asbestos for decades, it wasn’t until the late 20th Century that legislators began to push for a ban on the substance. Until the 1980s, asbestos was used liberally in over 3000 products in the United States in both industrial and commercial settings. Efforts to completely ban the fibers…

Asbestos-caused Cancer Blindsides Family

April 3, 2018 By Nikoleta Morales

Christian F. Hagn, Jr. from Chicago wishes he had known more about asbestos before he abruptly lost his 66-year-old father, Christian A. Hagn, Sr. (1938-2004), to mesothelioma.

“My dad got exposed on the job. I hope I wasn’t exposed, too,” said Christian, Jr. “Companies know that asbestos is killing people, but they keep it on the low. My dad had no protection. They told him it was just dust. Just clean your face, wash your clothes in the laundry, and everything will be fine. It was cheaper for them to lie.”

First Ever Mesothelioma Race for Justice in Illinois

April 3, 2018 By Nikoleta Morales

Chicago, IL (April 2, 2018) – Vogelzang Law, a Chicago-based personal injury law firm dedicated to representing victims of mesothelioma throughout the US, will host its first Annual Mesothelioma Race for Justice on September 22, 2018, in tribute to National Mesothelioma Awareness Day. The 5K race will be held at the Lake County Forest Preserve Half Day location in Vernon Hills, IL at 9 a.m. The proceeds from this year’s race will benefit the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation.  

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