Union Support Increases During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 16, 2020 By Erika R. Whitehead

Hundreds of thousands of Americans have been deeply affected by the devastating COVID-19 pandemic. Medical centers across the country are flooded with hundreds of incoming patients at a time and millions of Americans are experiencing unexpected layoffs and furloughs. Feelings of uncertainty and fear are unavoidable, as citizens question everything from the status of their…

Introducing Vogelzang Law’s New Mesothelioma Support Group

April 9, 2020 By Erika R. Whitehead

Vogelzang Law is pleased to announce the launch of our newest Facebook group, the Mesothelioma Support Group. The Mesothelioma Support Group is one of three Vogelzang Law Facebook groups geared toward connecting members from the mesothelioma community. The goal of the new group is to provide trusted medical and legal information, as well as support…

Chicago Unions Stepping Up During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 3, 2020 By Melissa Soria

Chicago unions are stepping up during this pandemic to assist in any way they can. Teamsters Local 703 workers at Chicago’s International Produce Market have been slammed since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, but they’ve been working overtime to keep Chicagoland’s grocery stores stocked with fresh produce. “Basically, we’re on the front lines,” Ken Johnson, member…

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…

Vogelzang Law News

From Lead Counsel: April 2019

March 28, 2019 By Nicholas Vogelzang

Spring has finally arrived and the warm air and longer days have created a congenial atmosphere in our office. That congeniality is likely due in part to coming together and working hard to tackle several projects involved in mesothelioma cases. Our firm has had an amazing 60 days, seeing 4 mesothelioma cases through to their…

Nicholas Vogelzang Presents at Perrin Conferences

March 21, 2019 By Nicholas Vogelzang

I was recently given the opportunity to speak at the Perrin Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Conference in Beverly Hills, California. This conference is unique in that, unlike most conferences for lawyers involved in a particular area of litigation, it brings together lawyers representing both sides, in addition to insurance carriers that ultimately pay the…

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