2019 ASCO Interview with Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang

June 7, 2019 By swarren

Each year, the American Society of Clinical Oncology unites oncologists from all over the country at the organization’s annual meeting. This year, we spoke with leading oncologist Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang and his son, our Lead Counsel Nicholas Vogelzang, about this year’s theme: Caring for every patient; learning from every patient. As a law firm that…

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…

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,…

Caylei Vogelzang To Receive ALA Outstanding Mothers Award

April 8, 2019 By swarren

On May 1, the American Lung Association will honor three women who are both mothers and leaders in their industries at the first-ever Chicago Outstanding Mother Awards. Vogelzang Law’s own Caylei Vogelzang will be honored at the ceremony for her work with both the law firm and Cancer Wellness. Mary Kay Bonoma, executive vice president…

Mirela Stefanescu Receives Above and Beyond Award from Meso Foundation

March 29, 2019 By swarren

This year, Vogelzang Law was honored to attend the International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma hosted by the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation. At the symposium this week, Vogelzang Law’s own Mirela Stefanescu received the Above and Beyond Award alongside other movers and shakers in the mesothelioma community. This award honors those who go “above and beyond”…

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,…

Talc & Mesothelioma: What are the risks?

March 1, 2019 By swarren

What is talc? Talc, known for being the softest mineral, is a familiar to most consumers. Talc has most famously been used as a primary ingredient in baby powder for decades. Countless other personal care products also use the mineral. Because talc is soft and highly absorbent, it is used in many products like eyeshadow,…

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