Asbestos Safety

May 16, 2019 By swarren

Asbestos, a group of naturally occurring minerals, is widely known as a hazardous substance. Because it is so dangerous, asbestos safety is crucial. Thanks to the substance’s natural resistance to heat and corrosion, it has been popular in numerous industries for centuries. The so-called “miracle mineral” rose in popularity in the 1900s. These qualities made…

Q & A: Asbestos Safety

May 2, 2019 By swarren

When it comes to asbestos safety, the material’s nature is important to consider. Asbestos is a friable material, which means that it is easily turned into dust. This increases the likelihood of a person inhaling asbestos fibers or collecting the dust on their shoes or clothing, which can then be tracked into the home. This…

Ask VL: Attorney Wyatt Berkover Discusses Asbestos Litigation

April 18, 2019 By swarren

When it comes to asbestos litigation, it is crucial to work with a firm that has extensive knowledge of the industry. Chicago’s Vogelzang Law is a boutique law firm dedicated to families and individuals facing a mesothelioma diagnosis. Attorney Wyatt Berkover sat down to discuss some of his proudest moments: Q: What should more people…

Asbestos Law in the United States

April 11, 2019 By swarren

Asbestos law has a long history in the United States and worldwide. Litigation related to asbestos exposure has been happening for decades across the world. In fact, asbestos litigation has even been called the longest-running mass tort in United States history. A tort is a legal process that alleges wrongdoing against a victim, or plaintiff,…

Support for Cancer Caregivers

March 25, 2019 By swarren

WHO ARE CAREGIVERS? It can be extremely hard to face a mesothelioma diagnosis alone. Fortunately, many patients facing a cancer diagnosis can lean on their friends and family members. These supporters are able to provide emotional support as well as practical care during the treatment process. Supporters in this role are also known as caregivers,…

Tuesday Asbestos Call Recap: Vogelzang Law Compels Deposition & is Granted a ‘Finding of Default’ Motion

February 27, 2018 By Nikoleta Morales

Chicago, IL, February 23 at the Daley Center – Vogelzang Law celebrated yet another victory last week. Attorney Wyatt J. Berkover from Vogelzang Law represents the estate of Roger Nelson, plaintiff, who passed away from mesothelioma.  Mr. Nelson was exposed to numerous asbestos-containing products while working as a sheet metal worker leading to his diagnosis…

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Mesothelioma Settlement for Wife of Union Electrician

November 15, 2016 By Vogelzang Law Webmaster

Attorney Nicholas Vogelzang settled yet another mesothelioma case for an undisclosed high dollar amount on November 8, 2016 at the Daley Center in Cook County.  His client was the wife of a union electrician out of IBEW Local 134 in Chicago.  She had laundered his clothing throughout his working career.  Most notably she shook out…