Birth defects affect 3% of all babies (one in 33, or ~120,000) every year. While birth defects affect babies in different ways, depending on the severity and what part(s) of the body are involved. Cooney & Conway is a plaintiff-only law firm in Chicago, Illinois, offering legal advice and judgment in birth defect cases. That’s why parents turn to us when they’ve been exposed to toxic (teratogenic) chemicals in the workplace, with billions in settlement agreements.

Exposure to prescription medications, toxic chemicals, or other environmental factors can lead to birth defects. While the causes of birth defects can vary, Cooney & Conway can offer professional insight and advice related to birth defect litigation. We’re a national leader with more than six decades of experience in representing catastrophically injured children.