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…

Sadie Grunewald Joins Vogelzang Law as Associate Attorney

June 4, 2019 By swarren

Vogelzang Law is proud to announce that Sadie Grunewald has joined the firm as an associate. Ms. Grunewald initially joined the Vogelzang Law team as a law clerk in 2017 during her studies at Chicago-Kent College of Law. With such valuable experience at the firm, Ms. Grunewald brings compassion, empathy, and a deep understanding of…

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,…

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”…

Vogelzang Law Resolves Two Mesothelioma Cases in March

March 20, 2019 By Nicholas Vogelzang

Vogelzang Law has resolved two more mesothelioma cases this past month for over $3.5 million. The first case was Ronald Bialas who has been battling mesothelioma for about one year. Mr. Bialas worked as a crane operator for many years at Republic Steel in Chicago. He was exposed to asbestos during the ingot mold process…

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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