01/31/2011 // Chicago, IL, USA // Mesothelioma Lawyers – Cooney & Conway // Cooney & Conway For years, mesothelioma lawyers and researchers have been warning the public about the grim consequences of mesothelioma, an increasingly prevalent cancer that’s caused mainly by asbestos exposure. The problem, though, may be even more severe than they think, according...

01/25/2011 // Chicago, IL, USA // Mesothelioma Lawyers – Cooney & Conway // Cooney & Conway Mesothelioma may not be a household word, but it has caused irreparable harm in all too many homes. Almost always caused by asbestos exposure, mesothelioma is an aggressive, incurable cancer that attacks the protective lining covering many of the body’s internal...

01/12/2011 // Chicago, IL, USA // Mesothelioma Lawyers – Cooney & Conway // Cooney & Conway Mesothelioma—an aggressive, deadly cancer—is known all too well today, but the asbestos that causes it has been a source of concern since Roman times. Even then, a disturbing trend emerged: Slaves who worked in the quarries and inhaled asbestos fibers died far...

01/03/2011 // Chicago, IL, USA // Mesothelioma Lawyers – Cooney & Conway // Cooney & Conway While there is still much about mesothelioma that researchers are trying to understand, one thing is clear: The major risk factor is asbestos exposure. The deadly cancer—almost always caused by inhaling asbestos fibers—can take years, even decades, to develop....

12/20/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Mesothelioma Lawyers – Cooney & Conway // Cooney & Conway Mesothelioma is a devastating cancer—incurable, painful, and often financially and emotionally catastrophic. The disease is almost always caused by asbestos exposure, and just as often, it is preventable. This means there is every chance that responsibility can...

12/13/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Cooney & Conway Diagnoses of mesothelioma, a highly aggressive and nearly always fatal cancer, are on the rise. So much so that in 2010, mesothelioma cases—the result of exposure to asbestos decades earlier—are expected to peak in the United States. That’s sobering news to patients, researchers, and the...

12/06/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // National Mesothelioma Attorneys Cooney & Conway As workers in head-to-toe protective suits removed and hauled away asbestos-laden material from a Virginia Beach, Va., middle school, parents and their children expressed concern about the grave potential health risks of this abatement project. “To me, having...

12/02/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma lawyers: Cooney & Conway Attorneys for two men charged with violating critical asbestos regulations contend that the criminal case against them should be dropped, because, they claim, the government failed to follow its own testing procedures on material removed from a Des Moines building in 2007....

11/30/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma lawyers: Cooney & Conway Asbestos regulators in Iowa have investigated and fined Regency of Iowa Inc., the owner of two mobile home parks, for violations of key environmental regulations. The actions against Regency, asbestos and mesothelioma lawyers say, point to continuing problems getting developers...

11/29/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma Lawyers: Cooney & Conway Larry Davis knows the cause of his mesothelioma—and he knows his odds. A particularly aggressive cancer, mesothelioma is almost always caused by asbestos exposure. Davis learned that long ago, after his father—exposed to asbestos at a box manufacturing plant in New...