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Mesothelioma and Asbestos News

October 19, 2017

From asbestos discoveries, removals, and litigation, to mesothelioma research, treatment advances, and trial outcomes, there seems to be no end to the number of interesting and informative news articles from throughout the United States and around the world.

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USS Pueblo Crewmembers, Family of Commander Recover $9 Mil

USS PUEBLO Crewmembers, Family of Commander Recover $9 Mil

October 2, 2017

Ship attacked by North Korea in 1968; crew held hostage, tortured, beaten for 11 months

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Kathy Byrne

Kathy Byrne: There Is No Ceiling

September 29, 2017

Being the daughter of a successful and prominent politician can have its perks. Cooney & Conway attorney Kathy Byrne received a valuable advantage from having her mother, Jane Byrne, serve as Chicago’s first (and so far, only) female mayor.

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Talcum Powder Link to Ovarian Cancer Prompts Concern, Lawsuits

Talcum Powder Link to Ovarian Cancer Prompts Concern, Lawsuits

September 21, 2017

For many women, talcum powder has been an essential part of their daily personal care routine. Now, in light of recent jury verdicts against manufacturers of talcum powder, many have begun to question whether the talcum powder they trusted is associated with ovarian cancer.

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Report: Asbestos Imports Nearly Doubled in 2016

Report: Asbestos Imports Nearly Doubled in 2016

September 19, 2017

Public health groups are renewing pressure for the Environmental Protection Agency to ban asbestos in the United States after a report revealed that asbestos imports nearly doubled in 2016 after years of decline.

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Race Judicata 2017

Cooney & Conway Laces Up Sneakers for Race Judicata 2017

September 15, 2017

A team of Cooney & Conway employees were among thousands of runners and walkers who laced up their sneakers for a good cause on Thursday night at the 23rd annual Race Judicata along Grant Park.

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John Cooney

For John Cooney, the Law is Personal

September 11, 2017

In the 1950s, Johnny Lattner was the pride of Oak Park, Illinois. A standout football player at Fenwick High School, he went on to win the coveted Heisman Trophy at Notre Dame in 1953.

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Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Cooney & Conway Raises Over $2K for Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

September 8, 2017

The staff at Cooney & Conway has watched with the rest of the world as Hurricane Harvey has caused catastrophic devastation in Houston and the surrounding communities.

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The Danger of Asbestos in Schools

Asbestos in Schools: Myth vs. Fact

August 21, 2017

Parents in the United States are concerned for their children due to the amount of asbestos still prevalent in older schools.

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Summer Interns Get Real-World Work Experience

Summer Interns Get Real-World Work Experience

August 9, 2017

As temperatures cool and fall approaches, students at all levels of academia are preparing to return to the grind of the upcoming school year. For seven of those students in Chicago, it also means wrapping up a summer of hard work in the big city as summer interns at Cooney & Conway.

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