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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…

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…

Train over the river in Chicago, Illinois

Kevin J. Cooney

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