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Ethylene Oxide may not sound familiar to you, but things like adhesives, detergents, solvents, anti-freeze, textiles, and pharmaceuticals should. These products are manufactured in such a way that can expose employees and contractors to Ethylene Oxide. Ethylene Oxide gases are hazardous…

Car on the pedestrian path or crosswalk with the downed bicycle

While cyclists can sustain worse injuries in an accident involving a motor vehicle, that doesn't necessarily mean that the driver is always at fault. So much depends on the road, the rules, and the context of the accident. Here are some things to know when it comes to liability in car versus…

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In 2019, 38,800 people were estimated to have lost their lives in car crashes. Another 4.4 million had serious injuries associated with car crashes and they required medical attention. Although…

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Buses are a chosen mode of transportation for many Chicago commuters. Unfortunately, these heavy vehicles can cause serious injuries to passengers and other vehicles on the road.  There are…

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Summer has arrived, and that means it's time to take off pool covers and lounge poolside whenever we get the chance. Bask in that warm air and sunshine, and take a dip in the pool to cool off -- but don't forget to put safety measures in place while you're at it.


Cooney & Conway Lawyer Megan Fahey Monty

Cooney & Conway Attorney, Megan Fahey Monty, has been elected to the Illinois State Bar Association Assembly to represent the First Judicial District- Cook County. The Assembly, made up of just over 200 lawyer-members, creates policies for the  Illinois State Bar Association. The…

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When injuries occur in a public place due to negligence, the injured party has rights. Premises liability applies to businesses, private property, and to public spaces maintained…

Worker Man Lying On Staircase After Slip And Fall Accident

When someone is injured on public or private property due to hazardous conditions, negligence, or inadequate maintenance, the owners or operators may be liable. This type of occurrence falls under the category of premises liability.

There are different types of liabilities and various…

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Mesothelioma is a difficult cancer to manage, and many times is caught late because it's slow to appear. It causes fluid buildup in your lungs, heart, and abdomen, causing pain in your chest, back, and stomach, and many times seems like symptoms of the flu. It can also cause fatigue and weight…