11/22/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma lawyers: Cooney & Conway It is no secret that asbestos exposure poses grave health risks. That was scientifically shown, and accepted, decades ago. And the lawsuits brought—and often won—by mesothelioma lawyers have proven the point time and time again. But a more surprising revelation is...

11/23/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma Lawyers: Cooney & Conway Julie Gundlach never worked with asbestos—but her father did. And that, says the 39-year-old St. Louis woman, was enough to trigger her own battle with mesothelioma, a rare and aggressive cancer caused by asbestos exposure. Her scenario is simple and sobering: Asbestos...

11/19/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma lawyers: Cooney & Conway Mesothelioma may not be a household name—but that might change, because the deadly cancer devastates an increasing number of lives, families, and futures. Almost always triggered by asbestos exposure, mesothelioma strikes the protective lining covering many of the body’s...

09/20/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma lawyers: Cooney & Conway A judge in Louisiana’s Orleans Parish Civil Court heard motions August 20 in an asbestos case that’s pitting more than three dozen manufacturers against a local woman battling mesothelioma, a nearly always fatal cancer of the protective lining covering many of the body’s...

09/14/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma lawyers: Cooney & Conway Four Illinois demolition workers filed a lawsuit August 13 claiming the companies that hired them to dismantle a structure misled them about asbestos dangers?exposing them to risks for mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers. Mesothelioma lawyers who have handled...

09/10/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma lawyers: Cooney & Conway Even with the required permit in hand, an asbestos abatement project on Staten Island, N.Y., has residents worried. Their fear: mesothelioma, a particularly aggressive form of cancer—and one that has been directly linked to asbestos exposure. Diseases triggered by the...

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...