State Orders Shutdown of Sterigenics Plant in Willowbrook Amid Ethylene Oxide Fears

State Orders Shutdown of Sterigenics Plant in Willowbrook Amid Ethylene Oxide Fears

February 18, 2019

Sterigenics has been banned by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency from using ethylene oxide at its sterilization plant in suburban Willowbrook.

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Senators Call for Investigation into Sterigenics, Community Urges Company Shut Down

Senators Call for Investigation into Sterigenics, Community Urges Company Shut Down

February 13, 2019

Community officials in Willowbrook and the surrounding suburbs have joined in calling for an immediate shutdown of Sterigenics, a product sterilization company

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Sterigenics Emitting Cancer-Causing Gas in Willowbrook, EPA Confirms

Sterigenics Emitting Cancer-Causing Gas in Willowbrook, EPA Confirms

February 6, 2019

Affected residents can contact personal injury attorneys Cooney & Conway for free case evaluation

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Cancer-Causing Gas Emitted from 2 Lake County Polluters, Report Says

Cancer-Causing Gas Emitted from 2 Lake County Polluters, Report Says

November 5, 2018

Public not warned of ethylene oxide exposure in Waukegan, Gurnee

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Settlement Reached in Lake Michigan Boating Lawsuit

Settlement Reached in Lake Michigan Boating Lawsuit

June 20, 2018

Attorneys Timothy Martin and Robert J. Cooney Jr. of Cooney & Conway have settled a multi-million-dollar lawsuit on behalf of their client who died in a Lake Michigan boating incident in May, 2014.

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12 Questions to Ask When Considering a Nursing Home

12 Questions to Ask When Considering a Nursing Home

June 13, 2018

The decision to move a loved one into a nursing home or assisted living community can be one of the most difficult and stressful that a family can make. The most important factors when considering a facility are the security, safety, and well-being of the residents.

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5 Common Signs of Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

5 Common Signs of Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

June 7, 2018

According to the United States Department of Justice, only about 1 in every 23 cases of elder abuse is reported to authorities.

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Michael Lubeck

First District Appellate Court Reinstates Claims of Children Who Suffered Birth Defects Caused by Their Father’s Exposure to Toxic Chemicals in the Workplace

April 4, 2018

Attorney Michael Lubeck of Cooney & Conway argued before the Illinois Appellate Court on behalf of children who suffer birth defects as a result of their father’s occupational exposure to toxic chemicals in semiconductor manufacturing.

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Bike Safety

Bike Safety and Personal Injury in Chicago

April 4, 2018

After a grueling winter, most Chicagoans have been extremely anxious to enjoy the warm days and nights of summer.  Days spent at the beach, walking and biking along the lakefront, make it easy to forget about the dreadful months of winter, where even after your best efforts at layering, you simpl

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