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Crayons, colored and organized

A consumer advocacy group is calling on Dollar Tree and other retailers to pull a popular brand of crayons they say contains toxic levels of asbestos, a material found to cause mesothelioma and other deadly types of lung…

Lake Michigan

3 killed, 1 injured after boat sinks following mechanical failure

Attorneys…

Nursing home patient, holding coffee

The decision to move a loved one into a nursing home or assisted living community can be one of the most difficult and stressful that a family can make. The most important factors when considering a facility are the security, safety, and well-being of the residents. It is your right and…

Outside view of a nursing home

According to the United States Department of Justice, only about 1 in every 23 cases of elder abuse is reported to authorities. Elder abuse…

Maritime pipes

Cooney & Conway has resolved a multi-million-dollar maritime asbestos case on behalf of a Michigan man who contracted mesothelioma more than 50 years after working on ore boats for two summers in his…

Asbestos, roof

VA hospital logo

Veterans and VA employees at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford, MA, were put at risk of…

Asbestos warning sign

Nearly a quarter of the construction workers in the United Kingdom believe they could have been exposed to asbestos while on the job, according to a survey released by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), Britain’s organization for…

Bike lane

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…

Law scale

Cooney & Conway attorney Judy Conway participated in a panel discussion at a “Lunch and Learn” forum hosted by the Illinois State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division on Wednesday, March 28, at the ISBA Chicago Regional office.

Conway was one of four panelists in a question-and-…