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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 […]

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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

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 […]

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Fines at U.S. Steel Plant Highlight Outsized Asbestos Threat in Allegheny County, Pa.

August 11, 2016

WASHINGTON – Federal regulators have levied fines totaling $170,000 against the U.S. Steel Corporation for exposing workers to asbestos at the company’s Coke Works facility in Clairton, Pa., according the following statement the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued Monday: During the first week of February 2016, at the company’s coke production facility in Pittsburgh, five workers […]

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JURISDICTION RULING IN ILLINOIS IS BAD NEWS FOR FORD MOTOR COMPANY

July 29, 2016

Illinois courts have general jurisdiction over Ford Motor Company, according to Judge Stobbs of the Third Judicial Circuit. Irene Jeffs, the surviving spouse of Dale Jeffs, filed suit in Madison County against Ford and numerous co-defendants whose conduct may have exposed Dale to asbestos and contributed to his mesothelioma. The Plaintiffs’ complaint alleges Dale was […]

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