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Jessica McNeil is a Litigation Paralegal at Cooney & Conway. She holds a B.A. in English from the University of Michigan and a paralegal certificate from Loyola University Chicago. You can find Jessica on Google+ and LinkedIn.

Phone: 312-236-6166
Address: Chicago, IL, USA

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Talcum Powder Link to Ovarian Cancer Prompts Concern, Lawsuits

Talcum Powder Link to Ovarian Cancer Prompts Concern, Lawsuits

September 21, 2017

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 talcum powder they trusted is associated with ovarian cancer.

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The Danger of Asbestos in Schools

Asbestos in Schools: Myth vs. Fact

August 21, 2017

Parents in the United States are concerned for their children due to the amount of asbestos still prevalent in older schools.

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How to Make Sure Your New Home is Asbestos-Free

August 3, 2017

When looking to purchase a new home, there are many things you should take into consideration, from the community in which it’s located to the size and style of the house.  One consideration that may not be as obvious is the building materials used, and whether asbestos is present in the house.

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Veterans and Mesothelioma

Lung Cancer in the Veteran Community

November 23, 2015

Though it is now widely recognized as a cancer-causing toxin, asbestos once was a very popular building material, commonly used in hundreds of products and countless structures across the United States until the 1970s. (Asbestos is still used in the U.S., but to a much lesser extent.)

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How to Identify Asbestos During Home Remodels

November 20, 2015

Even though asbestos has been used in construction of homes for centuries, it was deemed dangerous to the point of being regulated by the United States federal government in the 1970s. As of 2006, however, asbestos was still lingering, found in around 30 million homes and schools during remodeling and rebuilding.

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