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Recent weeks in the New York State opioid trial have seen defendant Endo Pharmaceuticals propelled into the spotlight, as the company stands accused by the State of willfully withholding relevant and potentially damning evidence during discovery — a move for
Continue Reading In the News: New York State Files Motion Asking Judge to Render Default Judgement Against Endo Pharmaceuticals

Witness testimony continued in Touro College’s law school auditorium throughout week five of the New York State opioid trial, as the jury heard from local first responders and officials who shared their intimate knowledge about how the opioid epidemic affected
Continue Reading In the News: Fifth Week of New York State Opioid Trial Sees First Responders, Local Officials Testify on Devastation in Suffolk, Nassau Counties

In a major move, the third week of the ongoing New York State opioid trial saw the three largest U.S. drug distributors — McKesson Corporation, Cardinal Health Inc. and AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation — agree mid-trial to settle claims with New
Continue Reading In the News: New York State Agrees to $1.2 Billion Settlement With Three Major Drug Distributors in New York Opioid Trial

As legal arguments continued to unfold in Touro College’s law school auditorium in Central Islip, Long Island, Simmons Hanly Conroy Shareholder Jayne Conroy, who is representing Suffolk County in the ongoing New York opioid litigation, presented a compelling illustration to
Continue Reading In the News: ‘Gremlins’ Analogy Grabs the Attention of Media During New York Opioid Trial

In early spring, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), along with the American Public Health Association (APHA) and several other organizations and public health experts, filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ensure that the federal
Continue Reading ADAO, 11 Public Health Groups Sue the EPA Over Inaction on ‘Legacy’ Asbestos Risk Assessment

Within the walls of Touro College’s two-story law school auditorium in Central Islip, Long Island, opening statements began in the New York opioid trial on June 28, with Simmons Hanly Conroy Shareholder Jayne Conroy representing plaintiffs in Suffolk County. The
Continue Reading In the News: Shareholder Jayne Conroy’s Opening Arguments Net National Headlines in New York Opioid Trial

Simmons Hanly Conroy is excited to announce its Alton Miles for Meso 5K Run & 3K Run/Walk, which is set to take place on Sept. 25 in honor of Mesothelioma Awareness Day, will return to an in-person format for its
Continue Reading Mark Your Calendars! The Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race Is Sept. 25 — All Proceeds to Benefit the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) recently announced the dates of its forthcoming 16th annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference, which will be held on Sept. 17-18, 2021. This year, the conference will be entirely virtual, allowing people from
Continue Reading ADAO to Hold 16th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference This September