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The number of deaths resulting from motor vehicle accidents continued to rise both nationally and locally, according information released by the National Safety Council (NSC) and the city of…

Police officer wearing bulletproof vest

Get behind the vest campaign

As the city of Chicago mourns the loss of another police officer shot in the line of duty, Cooney…

U.S.S Pueblo Crew

Cooney & Conway attorney Kevin J. Conway was featured in a recent NPR story about the multi-million-dollar settlement crew members from the U.S.S. Pueblo received last year, as well as many…

U.S.S. Pueblo crew

Fifty years ago this month, the USS Pueblo and its 83 crew members were attacked and captured by North Korea while drifting in international waters off the North Korea coast. The men were taken hostage, beaten, and tortured for 11 months while the U.S. government tried to figure out how to…

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…

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…

man walking in chicago during the winter

Although most of us associate winter with the holidays, joy, and fun, they can have a dark side that can catch you off guard: winter-related injuries. Winter tends to provide bitter cold and dangerous wind chills. Sub-…

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…