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May 28, 2020

Boy Scouts of America Bankruptcy: Should I Fill Out the Proof of Claims Form by Myself?

Today, the Bankruptcy Court officially approved the Boy Scout of America (BSA) Proof of Claims form—the document all scouting abuse victims must submit. If you’re a victim of scouting abuse, you have the right to file this form against the...

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May 22, 2020

Boy Scouts of America Bankruptcy Proof of Claims Form: What You Need to Know

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) are in Bankruptcy Court trying to minimize the negative financial impact resulting from their widespread cover up of decades of sexual abuse within their ranks. If you are a victim of Boy Scout sexual...

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May 20, 2020

“The time for delay is over”… Boy Scout local councils must disclose assets and records.

In the New York Times today, Christopher Hurley, managing partner of Hurley McKenna & Mertz, discussed the need for Boy Scout local counsels to fully disclose their assets and records to victims of Boy Scout sexual abuse and their attorneys....

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May 18, 2020

Boy Scout Victims Must Act Now—Court to Set November 16, 2020 as Deadline for Victims to File Claims for Damages

The Boy Scouts of America are in Bankruptcy Court trying to minimize the negative financial impact resulting from their widespread cover up of decades of sexual abuse within their ranks. The Tort Claimants Committee and the Boy Scouts of America...

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May 5, 2020

Were You Injured at a Construction Site? 3 Signs It’s Time to File a Lawsuit

Construction is a dangerous industry to work in with hundreds of job-related injuries occurring each year. Workers perform a variety of laborious tasks, including loading and unloading building materials, and assisting with operating heavy equipment. Falling debris and other dangers...

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April 29, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Paralysis Due to Medical Malpractice

Paralysis is one of the most traumatic injuries a person can endure in his or her lifetime. It’s difficult enough when a person is born paralyzed, but it’s an entirely different situation when a medical professional makes a preventable mistake,...

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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 14, 2020

What Should I Do If I Took Zantac? How to Make a Claim Against Drug Manufacturers

In early April, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested drug manufacturers remove Zantac (and its generic ranitidine equivalents) from the market after an ongoing investigation revealed harmful impurities in the heartburn medication. Ranitidine, the active ingredient in Zantac,...

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