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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: Success Story – $5,412,500 Verdict in Assault Case

Hurley McKenna & Mertz: 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 $5,412,000...

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March 17, 2022

Personal Injury Lawyer: When Do I Need One?

Personal Injury Lawyer: When Do I Need One? Personal injury is defined as harm caused by one or more responsible parties to another person or persons. The injury can be physical or emotional, and it can result from a wide...

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April 21, 2020

News to Know: Substandard Senior Care, Defective Products, and Medical Errors

At Hurley McKenna & Mertz, we pride ourselves on being informed when it comes to current news that affects our clients. Once a month, we round up a list of articles that impact our practice areas, including but not limited...

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April 7, 2020

What Is Negligence? 3 Categories of Personal Injury Claims Where You Have the Right to Seek for Damages

The law defines negligence as the failure to act in a reasonably careful way considering the circumstances. When someone’s negligence causes injury to you or your family, you have the right to fair compensation. In such cases, the damages available...

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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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