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Asbestos, roof

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. The Canadian government has acknowledged that all forms of asbestos fibers, if…

Car in blizzard

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. Proper preparation and anticipation of the potential dangers of operating a motor vehicle in inclement weather can mean…

Train track overpass, winter

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. Sub-zero temperatures present hazards…

James T. Newman

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.

Mr. Newman joined Cooney & Conway in 1978, earning his first jury verdict in 1979. He has…

Conway and Cavanaugh

On Friday, December 8, 2017, Kevin J. Conway of Cooney & Conway, and Timothy J. Cavanagh of Cavanagh Law Group, settled at trial against the Chicago Police Department for a…

semi truck on road

Multiple agencies within the U.S. Department of Transportation announced in late November that they will stop a year-long effort to address a better diagnosis system for sleep apnea among workers in the trucking and railroad industries. Sleep apnea is a health condition which can prevent proper…

Christmas gifts

While on a mission trip to Haiti in 2014, Cooney & Conway legal assistant Kirstin Goodrich participated in a gift-giving event from Operation Christmas Child, a program run through the humanitarian aid organization Samaritan’s Purse. Operation Christmas Child collects and delivers shoeboxes…

Office buildings, 120 Lasalle in Chicago

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Cooney & Conway is pleased to announce that five lawyers have been included in the 2018 Edition of The…