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...

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...