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...

08/24/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma lawyers: Cooney & Conway A controversy-plagued plan to expand an asbestos mine in Quebec has been inflicted a serious blow to the relief of advocates for victims of mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. It comes just as the level of protest against Canada’s asbestos producers and...

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....

07/26/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma lawyers: Cooney & Conway An Illinois court sent a message this month that asbestos violations, which place the public in grave danger, will not be tolerated. A court in central Illinois sentenced an Auburn, Ill., man to 1 ½ years of probation, followed by 3 months in jail and 100 hours of community...

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...

07/28/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma lawyers: Cooney & Conway (Mesothelioma News) – In the wake of a stunning asbestos inspection fraud—potentially putting thousands at increased risk for asbestos-related diseases like mesothelioma and lung cancer—New York City’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced it...