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February 12, 2024

6 Common Types of Medical Malpractice and How to Seek Justice

In the realm of healthcare, trust is paramount. Patients rely on medical professionals to prioritize their well-being and provide competent care. However, instances of medical malpractice can shatter this trust, leaving individuals vulnerable, potentially hurt, and in search of justice....

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November 20, 2023

Think Your Child Has a Birth-Related Brain Injury? Here’s What to Do

The birth of a child is a moment of joy and anticipation for any family. However, when complications arise during the delivery process, it can lead to serious consequences, including birth-related brain injuries. These injuries can have a lasting impact...

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September 26, 2023

Hurley McKenna & Mertz Files 12 More Lawsuits Against OB-GYN Vernon Cannon and DuPage Medical Group

On Aug. 31, Hurley McKenna & Mertz (HMM) filed an additional 12 misconduct lawsuits against OB-GYN Vernon Cannon and his former employer DuPage Medical Group, now Duly Health & Care. These new lawsuits accuse Cannon of performing exams while intoxicated...

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August 16, 2023

Hurley McKenna & Mertz Files 4 New, 37 Coming Misconduct Claims Against OB-GYN Vernon Cannon and DuPage Medical Group, Formerly Duly Health and Care

Update: On Aug. 31, 2023, Hurley McKenna & Mertz, P.C. has filed 12 additional new cases against former OB-GYN Vernon Cannon and DuPage Medical Group/Duly Health and Care. They include: Borkowski v. Cannon and DuPage Medical Group Bozich v. Cannon...

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July 25, 2023

How Private Equity-Owned Medical Practices Can Enable Sexual Abuse and Malpractice

For the last decade or so, our healthcare industry has seen a notable shift in who owns medical practices—it’s no longer just physicians acting solely in the patients’ best interest, but private equity firms that focus more on profits than...

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July 25, 2023

How Employees Can Report Malpractice at Private Equity-Owned Medical Practices

When private investment firms purchase hospitals and physician groups, they have one goal: to make a profit. And they’re willing to make drastic changes to cut operating expenses, such as eliminating HR personnel, prioritizing moneymaking procedures, and reducing hospital staff....

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July 25, 2023

The DuPage Medical Group Case Study: Sexual Abuse in Private Equity-Owned Practices

Private equity firms are acquiring medical practices across the country as a means of turning a profit, but it’s often at the expense of patient wellbeing. Private equity firms, which invest in privately held businesses either by buying them outright...

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July 25, 2023

Why You Should Care if Your Doctor’s Office is Private Equity-Owned

The days of small, physician-owned practices dotting America’s medical landscape have been dwindling for some time. Today, most patients receive care from a doctor that works for a hospital system or other large entity. Here’s a staggering statistic from the...

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