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Sydney Opera House

A union working on a $200 million renovation at the world-famous Sydney Opera House has prompted a work stoppage from electricians from the Electrical Trades Union (ETU). The ban includes about 25 electricians involved in electrical services on the iconic building.

The union…

Asbestos warning sign, danger asbestos

City officials in Aurora say asbestos in buildings at the old Copley Hospital pose risks to emergency personnel and community at large. As a result, the city has issued a notice of intent to sue the current owners to have asbestos in the old buildings on South Lincoln Avenue removed or mitigated…

Clemens House fire

Debris from a massive fire in St. Louis at an historic mansion with ties to Mark Twain has nearby residents concerned about the potential for asbestos and other dangers in the neighboring communities.

The fire at the Clemons Mansion broke out last week, sending debris throughout the area…

mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a deadly disease brought on years after exposure to asbestos. Asbestos-causing mesothelioma doesn’t care who you are, how famous you are, or how many movies or records you’ve made. Famous people who have died from mesothelioma have helped to raise awareness of the dangers of…

Kevin J. Conway

Kevin J. Conway was awarded the prestigious Leonard M. Ring Lifetime Achievement Award at the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) convention on Friday, June 9, 2017, at the Westin River North in Chicago, Illinois.

Conway, 65, a partner at the law firm of Cooney and Conway in…

Kevin J. Conway

Kevin J. Conway will be awarded the prestigious Leonard M. Ring Lifetime Achievement Award at the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) convention on Friday, June 9, 2017. The convention will be held at the Westin River North in Chicago, Illinois.

The criteria of the award are as…

car accident

For more than 130 years, cars have been one of society’s greatest inventions. However, the success and innovation of the automobile industry is buoyed by car-related accidents, which have a significant impact on the…

Safe home, parent liability

One of the most controversial terms in the legal realm is parent liability and what it means exactly when a child is involved in an accident. Advocating to be the cool parent and taking on excess responsibility could have consequences later on when your child acts on these behaviors. Also,…

US News Best Lawyers and Law Firms 2018

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal…