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March 31, 2020

News to Know: Boy Scouts Bankruptcy, Pharmacy Errors Lead to Complications, and the Dangers of Prescription Overlap

At Hurley McKenna & Mertz, it’s our team’s priority to be up to date on noteworthy news to best serve our clients. Once a month, we round up a list of articles that impact our practice areas, including but not...

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March 24, 2020

Why a Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy Diagnosis May Be the Result of Medical Malpractice

Expecting parents prepare a great deal for the birth of a new baby. From meeting with doctors to setting up the nursery, preparation gives parents some sense of control as they wait for the big day. But, when complications arise...

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March 3, 2020

Was Your Child Diagnosed With Cerebral Palsy? How and When to File a Medical Malpractice Claim

Does your child have cerebral palsy? If so, you are not alone. Thousands of children are born with cerebral palsy every year. Studies show that a significant number of children born with this condition develop it as a result of...

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February 14, 2020

Can I Take Legal Action Against a Hospital or Health Care Center for Medical Malpractice?

Did you know the leading cause of death in the U.S. is heart disease, followed by cancer? For most of us, this comes as no surprise, considering the majority of families face these diseases in some form or another. What...

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February 13, 2020

Defective Drugs

Before releasing their products to the market, drug companies are supposed to undergo exhaustive testing and prove that their drugs are safe and effective. But with the influx of an increasing number of prescription drugs and medications in recent years,...

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February 13, 2020

Medication Error Injury

Today, there are more prescription drugs available than ever before. These drugs can be quite powerful, and there is no doubt that many of them save (and prolong) lives. By the same token, many prescription drugs also contain harmful side...

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February 13, 2020

Cerebral Palsy Birth Injury

Cerebral palsy is a mostly preventable condition that occurs in roughly one out of every 300 children. It can result from a brain injury or damage to the central nervous system either in utero, during labor/delivery or shortly after the...

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February 13, 2020

Erb’s Palsy

Erb’s palsy is a birth injury to the upper brachial plexus that affects the shoulders and arms. The brachial plexus is a series of nerves running through the neck that controls the functions in the shoulders, arms and hands. Injuries...

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