Simmons Firm Sponsors Asbestos Awareness Conference

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The Simmons firm is again supporting the annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference to help raise awareness of asbestos exposure and provide support for patients and families battling asbestos-related diseases. The 6th Annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference will be held in Chicago, Illinois on April 10, 2010.

Because our asbestos lawyers admire ADAO's efforts to ban asbestos, our firm remains dedicated to providing the organization with our support.

As a part of the Simmons law firm’s ongoing efforts to support asbestos awareness and mesothelioma research, it has become a platinum sponsor for the 6th Annual Asbestos Awareness Day Conference. The conference, held this year at the Marriott Renaissance Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, is designed to present information on asbestos exposure prevention, asbestos disease treatment, patient support and global advocacy. More about this event can be found on the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization website.

“We’re thrilled to once again partner with ADAO and be a part of all the work it does on behalf of asbestos victims and their families,” Simmons firm VP of Medical and Patient Relations Joy Wheeler said. “The annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference is a valuable educational experience for patients, families and medical professionals and researchers who want to learn about the fight against asbestos-related diseases from leaders in the field. Because our asbestos lawyers admire ADAO’s efforts to ban asbestos, our firm remains dedicated to providing the organization with our support.”

Topics covered at this year’s conference include Patient Empowerment: Developing Your Holistic Treatment Plan; Identifying Asbestos in Your Home, Workplace and Beyond; and Government Agencies’ Role in Protecting Public Health. Conference speakers include Jordan Barab, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Occupational Safety and Health Administration; Nathan Cullen, Canadian Member of Parliament; and Dr. Hedy Kindler, a leader in asbestos and mesothelioma research.

About the Simmons firm:
Since 1999, the Simmons firm has represented thousands of patients and families affected by mesothelioma in nearly every state in the country. The firm’s goal is to not only provide support for patients and their families, but also to eventually find a cure for mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. To accomplish this goal, the Simmons firm has pledged over $10 million to cancer research and proudly works with top mesothelioma medical experts throughout the country. Those in need of an experienced mesothelioma lawyer and trustworthy information about the disease can visit http://www.simmonsfirm.com for more details.

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