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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…

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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…

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Kevin J. Cooney

Cooney & Conway attorney Kevin J. Conway was recently recognized by…

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

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Asbestos has been listed among ten chemicals The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will evaluate for potential health and environmental risks under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The ten chemicals…

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CHICAGO, Oct. 2, 2017 – Three surviving USS Pueblo crewmembers and the family of a deceased Commander recovered $9 million after being attacked, kidnapped, and tortured by North Korea 49 years ago. Kevin J. Conway, of Cooney & Conway, represented the case pursuant to the…

Kathy Byrne

Being the daughter of a successful and prominent politician can have its perks. Cooney & Conway attorney Kathy Byrne received a valuable advantage from having her mother, Jane Byrne, serve as Chicago’s first (and so far, only) female mayor.

“Her greatest legacy to me was that there…

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For many women, talcum powder has been an essential part of their daily personal care routine. Now, in light of recent jury verdicts against manufacturers of talcum powder, many have begun to question whether the…

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A team of Cooney & Conway employees were among thousands of runners and walkers who laced up their sneakers for a good cause on Thursday night at the 23rd annual…

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In the 1950s, Johnny Lattner was the pride of Oak Park, Illinois. A standout football player at Fenwick High School, he went on to win the coveted Heisman Trophy at Notre Dame in 1953. The first-round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers played one season in the NFL before joining the Air Force…