News & Publications

Attorney Alan Mortensen Reports Dust Testing Has Revealed Something Significant in Clyde Cancer Cluster

09 April 2013 Published in Blog
Alan W. Mortensen, of Dewsnup, King & Olsen, who represents 12 Clyde area families whose loved ones have been sickened or even killed by various types of cancer, held a press conference on Monday, April 8, 2013, to discuss the results from the recent dust testing done in the homes of his clients. Mr. Mortensen reported that the results of the dust tests done within six local homes have turned up significant results in their search for answers as to what has been the cause behind nearly 40 Clyde area children developing pediatric cancers over the past decade. Mr. Mortensen and the firm of Dewsnup, King & Olsen has hired chemists and toxicologists in an attempt to further make sense of the results.  

NTSB Issues Five Safety Alerts to Improve General Aviation Safety

18 March 2013 Published in Blog
  On March 12, 2013, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued five Safety Alerts that focus on the most common and frequent general aviation accidents. Each year, around 475 pilots and passengers are killed and hundreds more injured in general aviation accidents in the United States, this is why General Aviation Safety is of high priority to the NTSB.

Michael A. Worel Made President of the International Society of Barristers

18 March 2013 Published in News
On March 15, 2013, Michael A. Worel of Dewsnup, King & Olsen in Salt Lake City, Utah, became the president of the International Society of Barristers (ISOB). The ISOB began in 1965 and is a society dedicated to preserving trial by jury, an independent judiciary and the adversary system. Founders of the ISOB began the organization to bring together the best of the trial bar in a setting devoid of partisan interests. The organization emphasizes warm fellowship among professionals regardless of whether they be plaintiff or defendant advocates.

Clyde Cancer Cluster Familes Begin Own Environmental Testing

06 March 2013 Published in Blog
(Photo Courtesy of Michael Wise with Dewsnup, King & Olsen) A private environmental engineer has been hired by the families with sick children within the "cancer cluster" of Clyde, Ohio. This environmental engineer will test for toxic residue within the families' homes. Alan Mortensen of Dewsnup, King & Olsen in Salt Lake City, Utah, an attorney for the families, explained that nine area homes will split the cost of the testing done by engineer, Joel Hebdon. All nine of the families requesting the testing have children who have been diagnosed with or died from cancer in recent years.