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Bayer recently announced its plan to remove the pesticide glyphosate from some of its RoundUp products. This announcement comes after years of litigation in which the agricultural and pharmaceutical…

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Seeing as the construction industry accounts for roughly 10% of all workplace injuries, it’s easy to see that it can be a dangerous, challenging career. However, construction is a vital part of our workforce and economy. The construction industry is currently home to over 733k…

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When we picture a construction worker, we often imagine an orange-vested laborer in a bright yellow hardhat. The daily safety gear of workers in the construction industry is iconic, but do we ever truly consider the implications behind them? The fact is that construction work is not only…

First aid support accident at work of construction worker at site

The construction industry is not necessarily known for being the safest career. However, it’s considerably safer today than compared to just a few decades ago—all thanks to the implementation of strict, federally enforced regulations. Unfortunately, no amount of preparation and enforcement can…

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Cooney & Conway is delighted to report that six of our team have been recognized for the 2021 Emerging Lawyers Award! This award is given to top lawyers who are age 40 and younger or have practiced law for less than 10 years. To qualify, they must have been specifically…

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Our team at Cooney & Conway is eager to announce that twelve of our very own have been recognized for the 2021 Leading Lawyer Award! This award is only bestowed upon qualified top state lawyers who have been recognized by their peers for exemplary work. Less than 5…

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In July of 2021, agrochemical giant Bayer announced that the company would stop selling their popular weed killer Roundup to residential consumers beginning in 2023. Glyphosate, which is the primary ingredient in this herbicide, has been the focus of lawsuits and controversy for many years…

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If you’ve been injured or were fortunate enough to only sustain damage to your motorcycle after an accident, understanding and taking the next steps can feel like a confusing or intimidating process. And if you find yourself needing a lawyer to assist you in presenting your case, the choices can…

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Roundup is a brand name weedkiller that was first introduced to American home and gardening markets in the 1970s. Roundup contains a powerful herbicide chemical, called Glyphosate, which can eliminate most kinds of invasive weeds. Because of its efficiency, Roundup is a common product used by…