Law clerks at Cooney and Conway

Cooney and Conway Clerks Pass Illinois Bar Exam

November 4th

Those wishing to pursue a legal career must be admitted to the bar in the jurisdiction in which they will practice.  Fresh from law school, all students must first pass the bar examination. Each state controls both the design and the criteria of this exam.

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Medical malpractice and Joan Rivers

Medical Malpractice and the Death of a Legend

November 3rd

The death of Joan Rivers was a shock to her legion of fans, friends and loved ones, who had hoped to see the 81 year old comedienne make a full recovery from the throat surgery, which ultimately lead to her death.  In the weeks since September 4, 2014, many questions have been raised regarding th

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Asbestos marketed to the poor in India

Asbestos marketed to poor in India

October 30th

When most of us hear the word “asbestos,” our ears perk up with caution and we think “danger.” But despite all the information that is now available about the health risks of asbestos exposure, there are still

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SPX5400 Radar Detector

John D. Cooney takes office as president of Illinois Trial Lawyers Association

October 30th

Cooney & Conway is proud to announce that partner John D. Cooney has been installed as 2014-2015 president of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA).  Mr.

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Road trip safety tips for Labor Day weekend

Road Safety on Labor Day Weekend

August 29th

With Labor Day fast approaching and signaling an end to summer, many people across the country are planning weekend getaways. The holiday weekend is for many a time to travel and soak up summer activities one last time before temperatures start falling.

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What renters should know about asbestos awareness and safety.

Asbestos Awareness and Safety for Renters

August 12th

One of the benefits of renting an apartment or house is that maintenance and repairs are typically handled by a landlord. If you’re a renter, you may not be particularly concerned about asbestos exposure at home.

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The field of asbestos research and regulations is due for an update.

Do Asbestos Regulations Need Strengthening?

August 11th

Research is constantly evolving, uncovering new facts and helping us to better understand the world around us. The field of asbestos research is no different.

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boating accident safety and transportation liability

Common Boating Accident Causes, Prevention, and Steps to Take

July 17th

The summertime in Illinois brings plenty of sunshine and hot temperatures. With over 360,000 registered boats in Illinois, boating has become a great way to cool off with family and friends on those hot summer days.

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Bike Safety

Bike Safety and Personal Injury in Chicago

July 8th

After a grueling winter, most Chicagoans have been extremely anxious to enjoy the warm days and nights of summer.  Days spent at the beach, walking and biking along the lakefront, make it easy to forget about the dreadful months of winter, where even after your best efforts at layering, you simpl

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Preventing Slips and Falls as a Senior or Worker

Preventing Slips and Falls as a Senior or Worker

July 8th

According the National Safety Council (NSC), falls are one of the leading causes of unintentional injuries in the United States.

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