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Chicago Traffic Deaths Rise as Fatalities Nationwide Top 40K

Chicago Traffic Deaths Rise as Fatalities Nationwide Top 40K

February 19, 2018

The number of deaths resulting from motor vehicle accidents continued to rise both nationally and locally, according information released by the National Safety Council (NSC) and the city of Chica

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Get Behind the Vest

Son Working to ‘Get Behind the Vest’ in Father’s Memory

February 13, 2018

As the city of Chicago mourns the loss of another police officer shot in the line of duty, Cooney & Conway is proud to support employee Brian Flisk in ongoing efforts to provide replacement bullet-proof vests for Chicago Police officers.

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Additional U.S.S. Pueblo Crew Members Seek Settlement

Additional U.S.S. Pueblo Crew Members Seek Settlement

January 30, 2018

Cooney & Conway attorney Kevin J. Conway was featured in a recent NPR story about the multi-million-dollar settlement crew members from the U.S.S.

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Capture of USS Pueblo Remembered on 50-Year Anniversary

January 25, 2018

Fifty years ago this month, the USS Pueblo and its 83 crew members were attacked and captured by North Korea while drifting in international waters off the North Korea coast. The men were taken hostage, beaten, and tortured for 11 months while the U.S.

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New Asbestos Rules Introduced in Canada

New Asbestos Rules Introduced in Canada

January 18, 2018

The USA’s neighbors to the north are moving forward with promised asbestos bans with a proposal prohibiting the use, sale, import, and export of asbestos and products containing the cancer-causing material in Canada.

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14 Tips for Driving in Extreme Winter Conditions

14 Tips for Driving in Extreme Winter Conditions

January 5, 2018

Driving in wintry conditions can be dangerous. Sub-zero temperatures, falling snow, drifting snow, sleet, and ice contribute in different ways to the hazards of winter travel.

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Snowy Sidewalk

Let’s Be Careful Out There!

January 2, 2018

A popular saying for Chicagoans in the middle of winter has long been, “if you don’t like the weather, stick around because it will change.” It is an adage to which people cling tightly as 2018 starts off with bitter cold and dangerous wind chills.

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James T. Newman

Longtime Cooney & Conway Attorney James Newman Announces Retirement

December 18, 2017

After nearly 40 years in practice, James T. Newman, a highly-regarded  and successful personal injury attorney has announced his retirement from the Chicago law firm of Cooney & Conway.

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Product Safety and Smart Shopping for the Holiday Season

Product Safety and Smart Shopping for the Holiday Season and Beyond

December 13, 2017

The holiday season is in full swing, and for the parents of young children, maintaining safety now and throughout the year remains a priority.

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