Asbestos Found in Playskool Crayons, Advocacy Group Claims

Asbestos Found in Playskool Crayons, Advocacy Group Claims

August 9, 2018

A consumer advocacy group is calling on Dollar Tree and other retailers to pull a popular brand of crayons they say contains toxic levels of asbestos, a material found to cause mesothelioma and other deadly types of lung canc

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EPA: Asbestos Now Allowed Back into USA Manufacturing

EPA Proposal to Allow Asbestos Back into USA Manufacturing

August 7, 2018

A new proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would begin legally allowing new products containing asbestos to be created on a case-by-case basis.

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Multi-Million Dollar Settlement Recovered in Maritime Asbestos Case

Multi-Million Dollar Settlement Recovered in Maritime Asbestos Case

May 21, 2018

Cooney & Conway has resolved a multi-million-dollar maritime asbestos case on behalf of a Michigan man who contracted mesothelioma more than 50 years after working on ore boats for two summers in his youth.

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Judy Conway Participates in Young Lawyers’ ‘Lunch and Learn’ Panel Discussion

Judy Conway Participates in Young Lawyers’ ‘Lunch and Learn’ Panel Discussion

March 29, 2018

Cooney & Conway attorney Judy Conway participated in a panel discussion at a “Lunch and Learn” forum hosted by the Illinois State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division on Wednesday, March 28, at the ISBA Chicago Regional office.

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Timothy R. Ocasek

$2 Mil Settlement Reached in Construction Accident Case

March 15, 2018

Timothy R. Ocasek of Cooney & Conway garnered a $2 million-dollar settlement for his client, an electrician who suffered brain trauma in a fall off a ladder while rewiring the fire alarm circuitry at a Chicago Public School.

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ITLA Women’s Trial Lawyers Caucus Takes Lobbying Trip to Springfield

ITLA Women’s Trial Lawyers Caucus Takes Lobbying Trip to Springfield

March 12, 2018

Cooney & Conway trial attorney Kathy Byrne traveled to Springfield last week for an Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) Women’s Trial Lawyers Caucus lobbying trip to meet with state legislators about the protection of plaintiff’s rights.

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Cooney & Conway Employees Support ‘Get Behind the Vest’ Campaign

Cooney & Conway Employees Support ‘Get Behind the Vest’ Campaign

March 6, 2018

On Friday afternoon, Cooney & Conway employees gathered in support of “Get Behind the Vest,” a campaign backed by the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation that provides replacement bullet proof vests for Chicago Police Officers.

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LISTEN: Attorneys Discuss CPD ‘Code of Silence’ Settlement on WGN Radio

LISTEN: Attorneys Discuss CPD ‘Code of Silence’ Case on WGN Radio

March 5, 2018

Cooney & Conway attorney Kevin J. Conway appeared on WGN Radio on Sunday to discuss a $20 million settlement in a trial against the Chicago Police Department and a former detective.

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$20 Million Settlement in CPD ‘Code of Silence’ Case Approved

City Approves $20 Mil Settlement in CPD “Code of Silence” Case

March 1, 2018

On Wednesday, February 28, 2018, a $20 million settlement reached by Kevin J. Conway of Cooney & Conway, and Timothy J. Cavanagh of Cavanagh Law Group at a trial against the Chicago Police Department was formally approved by the Chicago City Council.

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Chicago Traffic Deaths Rise as Fatalities Nationwide Top 40K

Chicago Traffic Deaths Rise as Fatalities Nationwide Top 40K

February 19, 2018

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 Chicago.

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