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October 27, 2022

How Common Are Construction Accident Lawsuits?

When a construction accident occurs, you may be searching for answers. You may wonder, “What are my legal options?” Well, if you or a loved one were injured at a construction site, read on. Here you’ll find statistics about construction...

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October 20, 2022

Are Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury Claims the Same?

Are Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury Claims the Same? The simple answer is no. Workers’ compensation claims are filed against your employer in a state system usually called an “Industrial Commission.” In contrast, personal injury claims are filed in Court,...

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August 23, 2022

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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June 23, 2022

Three Signs It’s Time to File a Suit Following a Construction Accident

Three Signs It’s Time to File a Suit Following a Construction Accident Construction accidents are terrifying and can often lead to permanent injury or even death. According to OSHA, construction is a high-hazard industry that encompasses a wide range of...

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May 19, 2022

Top Questions To Ask Your Personal Injury Lawyer: A Comprehensive Guide

Top Questions To Ask Your Personal Injury Lawyer: A Comprehensive Guide “Do I need a personal injury lawyer?” If you’ve asked yourself this question lately, then you are likely looking for a lawyer that best suits your needs as a...

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May 10, 2022

Do you have Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament?

Do You Have Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament? Did you know that Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament (OPLL) occurs in about 1.5 percent of the U.S. population?   This uncommon condition can often be misdiagnosed, leading to further complications—and...

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April 28, 2022

How to File a Complaint Against a Doctor in Illinois

How to File a Complaint Against a Doctor in Illinois If your doctor has displayed inappropriate behavior, you are entitled to issue a formal complaint.  However, here’s the surprising truth: Making a formal complaint with a medical board probably won’t...

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April 11, 2022

Hurley McKenna & Mertz: 2022 Success Story – $5,412,500 Verdict in Assault Case

Hurley McKenna & Mertz: 2022 Success Story – $5,412,500 Verdict in Assault Case Hurley McKenna & Mertz (HMM) is proud to announce that partners Michael T. Mertz and Christopher Cortese have won a Cook County Circuit Court jury verdict of...

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