We're pleased to be involved with ADAO and the excellent work they do battling mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases
East Alton, IL (PRWEB) March 23, 2009 -
As a leading proponent of mesothelioma research in the United States, the law firm of SimmonsCooper LLC is proud to announce its support for the 5th Annual Asbestos Awareness Day Conference as an educational sponsor. The conference, held this year at the Manhattan Beach Marriott hotel in Manhattan Beach, California, will feature educational speakers, including physicians, researchers and asbestos awareness activists. More details on the event are available at the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization website.
"We're pleased to be involved with ADAO and the excellent work they do battling mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases," explained partner Michael Angelides of SimmonsCooper. "The ongoing Asbestos Awareness Day Conference is a powerful focal point in the battle against mesothelioma, asbestosis, lung cancer and other illnesses brought on by asbestos exposure. It's a time of education, support and encouragement - not only for those afflicted with diseases linked to asbestos, but for those medical and research professionals who commit their time to finding treatment options and a cure for this tragic affliction. We applaud the work of the organization and the courageous leadership and dedication of Executive Director Linda Reinstein."
Topics covered at this year's conference include Global Advocacy; Asbestos Victim and Family Psychosocial Support; Preventing Asbestos Exposure in Homes, Schools, Hospitals and Workplaces; and Detecting and Treating Asbestos-Related Diseases. Conference speakers include Michael Horwin, President of Cancer Monthly; Sarah Mereeotlhe, RN from Kuruman, South Africa; Margaret Seminario, Director of Safety and Health for the AFL-CIO; and Paul Zygielbaum, ADAO Project Manager and mesothelioma survivor. U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer will be presented with the Tribute of Hope Award for her steadfast determination and commitment to ban asbestos in the United States.
SimmonsCooper LLC is one of the country's leading asbestos and mesothelioma litigation firms. With offices in Illinois and California, the firm has represented over 2,000 patients and families affected by mesothelioma in nearly every state in the country. SimmonsCooper has pledged over $10 million to cancer research and proudly works with top mesothelioma medical experts throughout the country, supporting their work toward a cure. The law firm has also created a mesothelioma video library to provide information and support to mesothelioma victims and their families. Those in need of an experienced mesothelioma attorney and trustworthy information about the disease can visit http://www.simmonscooper.com for more details.