08/31/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma lawyers: Cooney & Conway With a federal judge’s backing, creditors of General Motors Corp.’s bankruptcy estate hope to determine the extent of the company’s asbestos liability—an amount they say could be five to ten times GM’s $648 million estimate. For years, GM brake linings contained...

08/17/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma lawyers: Cooney & Conway A discovery related to mesothelioma, a particularly deadly form of cancer, is giving victims new hope. Australian scientists recently discovered that high levels of a family of proteins—known as serum mesothelin—are found in patients with the asbestos-related cancer....

07/30/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma lawyers: Cooney & Conway One of the grim realities of asbestos exposure is that mesothelioma researchers have not seen nearly the success of mesothelioma lawyers. The asbestos-related disease—a cancer of the protective lining that covers many of the body’s internal organs—is almost always...

08/09/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma lawyers: Cooney & Conway Asbestos-containing insulation—and the potential health risk it brings—is behind a whistle-blower lawsuit brought by a former employee of the Genesee County Community Action Resource Department (GCCARD) in Michigan. Ray Barker contends a project that helped thousands...

08/11/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma lawyers: Cooney & Conway (Mesothelioma News) – A fourth member of the Mancuso family in upstate New York now faces incarceration for up to five years in an asbestos violations case in which three Mancuso family members have already been sentenced to prison. The case, say mesothelioma lawyers...

08/06/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma lawyers: Cooney & Conway In an enforcement action demonstrating both the toughness and shortcomings of asbestos regulations, the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) and two of its contractors have agreed to pay $25,000 for alleged violations of the federal Clean Air Act as well as the National...

08/03/2010 // Libby, Montana, US // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk Washington, D.C. – Legislation has been introduced that would benefit communities that have been declared Public Health Emergencies such as Libby, Montana. As reported by KPAX.com, Montana Senator Jon Tester has introduced a bill designed to provide more access to health specialists for communities...

06/30/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Chicago Mesothelioma attorneys: Cooney & Conway (Mesothelioma News) – Prosecutors...

06/25/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma lawyers: Cooney & Conway (Mesothelioma News) – An upstate New York contractor...

07/22/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma attorneys: Cooney & Conway (Mesothelioma News) – If there is one inarguable point about asbestos, it is that its dangers have been known—and scientifically proven—for many years. Regulators have issued strict rules on asbestos use and handling; courts have penalized those who broke the...