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2014-03-24 16:24:20

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Celebrates 10 Years with 10th Annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference ALTON, Ill., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Simmons Law Firm, a nationwide leader in mesothelioma and asbestos litigation, has renewed its commitment to support asbestos awareness in the United States and beyond as a Platinum Sponsor of the "Where Knowledge and Action Unite" 10(th) Annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference. (Photo:...

2013-10-31 23:36:50

Cope Plastics partners with RJ's Recycling to provide an Electronics Recycling Day to the Alton, IL community. Alton, IL (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Cope Plastics, Inc. is teaming up with local recycling company, RJ's Recycling to provide an Electronics Recycling Day to the community. Saturday, November 2nd from 9 AM to 1PM, members of the Riverbend community can dispose of their electronics at the Cope Plastics Processing Center at 5033 Humbert Road in Alton, IL. A wide range of...

2012-05-04 23:03:24

The firm´s Founding Partner Brad Lakin is currently representing an individual injured in a similar tire blowout lawsuit against entities of Pirelli Tire and Yamaha. Alton, IL (PRWEB) May 04, 2012 Illinois personal injury lawyers at SL Chapman are citing a recent motorcycle wreck in Madison County, IL as a warning for bike riders everywhere. On Monday, according to the St. Louis Post Dispatch, a Worden, IL couple were seriously injured when the rear tire of the Harley Davidson...

2011-12-01 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alton Lane, the new standard for premium custom men's clothing, officially opened in Washington, D.C. today. Alton Lane's new showroom overlooking Dupont Circle showcases the company's fine clothing line, keen attention to detail, comfortably masculine decor, as well as the latest technological innovations in the custom clothing industry. With the opening of their newest showroom, Alton Lane makes the luxury of custom tailoring accessible...

2011-10-10 13:00:00

Mesothelioma Lawyer honored for military service, pro bono work for veterans East Alton, IL (PRWEB) October 10, 2011 Simmons Firm Partner Brian Cooke has been awarded the prestigious 2011 âœSpirit of Justiceâ Award, given by the Fellows of the St. Louis Bar Foundation, for his dedication to the administration of justice. The Spirit of Justice Award recognizes lawyers, non-lawyers and programs that have demonstrated accomplishment, leadership and...

2011-09-09 02:00:00

NEWPORT, Wales, September 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alton Towers comes out on top but less than 5% of consumers think theme parks offer good value for money For many families the school summer holidays wouldn't be complete without a trip to a theme park. However, new research from Gocompare.com [http://www.gocompare.com ] has found that with a family day out to a top UK attraction costing up to GBP105.60* in admission tickets alone more than half of Brits (54%) feel theme...

2011-06-22 00:00:35

The Simmons Law Firm is once again sponsoring the annual Malignant Mesothelioma Symposium, a conference for the entire mesothelioma community. Alton, IL (PRWEB) June 21, 2011 As part of the Simmons Law Firm's efforts to support mesothelioma research and raise asbestos awareness, the firm is once again partnering with Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation to sponsor the 11th annual Malignant Mesothelioma Symposium. The symposium, held this year from June 23-25 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel...

2011-06-21 12:38:00

ALTON, Ill., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 3rd Annual Miles for Meso 5K Race & 2K Walk - nationally sponsored and locally hosted Sept. 24 in Alton, Ill., by the Simmons Firm - has expanded to include $6,200 in prize money for top performers to build awareness of mesothelioma, a rare cancer caused by asbestos exposure. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation. "The amount of prize money offered through the 2011 Miles for Meso Race and Walk...

2011-02-28 08:00:00

ALTON, Ill., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Simmons firm today announced a donation of $250,000 to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation to become a "2011 Legal Partner for a Cure" diamond sponsor. The foundation is the national non-profit dedicated to eradicating mesothelioma as a life-ending disease by funding research, providing education and support for patients, and leading advocacy efforts for a national commitment to end the mesothelioma tragedy. In addition, the...

2009-08-13 16:03:08

Britain's Alton Towers theme park says it is considering revisions to its dress code amid a rise in popularity of revealing Speedo swimwear for men. Rachael Lockitt, public relations manager with the Alton, England, theme park said managers are discouraging male patrons from wearing Speedos and may consider a full ban if the fashion choice continues to be an issue, Sky News Online reported Thursday. With the heat wave over the weekend, we saw a big increase in men wearing tight Speedos,...