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July 29, 2021

How Would a Preeclampsia Lawsuit Benefit My Child?

Contracting preeclampsia as an expectant mother is among the most difficult challenges she can experience during pregnancy. The matter becomes even more challenging when her child suffers from preeclampsia or prolonged conditions caused by preeclampsia. Too often, medical care professionals...

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July 22, 2021

Can Preeclampsia be Prevented?

No matter how healthy an expectant mother may be, there are always risks of birth complications. However, with proper medical precautions, the chance of permanent damage and injury is lowered for both mothers and their babies. It’s these precautions that...

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July 6, 2021

Are My Child’s Health Issues Due to a Lack of Oxygen During Labor?

While most mothers give birth with little or no complications, there are a number of issues that can arise during the delivery process. Each pregnancy and each mother’s medical history and needs are unique. Though healthcare professionals are trained for...

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July 2, 2021

Boy Scouts $850 Million Settlement Offer to Compensate Sexual Abuse Victims–the Largest in U.S. History — is Just the Start of HMM’s Fight for Justice for Victims

On Thursday, July 1, 2021, after nearly a year of intensive negotiations with the Boys Scouts of America (BSA) on behalf of our clients and all BSA sexual abuse victims, Hurley McKenna & Mertz is pleased to announce that the...

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June 29, 2021

What to Know About a Preeclampsia Medical Malpractice Case in Illinois

The risks of preeclampsia to a mother and baby are significant. If not properly diagnosed or promptly treated, the complications could result in mental and cognitive impairment for the baby, or even death of mother and/or child. If this traumatic...

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June 29, 2021

Illinois Attorneys Share Real-Life Medical Malpractice and Preeclampsia Cases

As a patient in a hospital, you expect to receive a high level of care and to leave the hospital better than when you came in. In most instances, the patient receives suitable treatment and suffers no ill effects. There...

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June 29, 2021

How to Know If Your Child’s Cerebral Palsy Could Be Related to Undiagnosed Preeclampsia

Despite access to some of the world’s most advanced health care facilities and medical treatments, giving birth in the United States is often fraught with avoidable complications for both mother and child. Among the complications that can arise during pregnancy,...

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June 29, 2021

When to Sue for a Preeclampsia Misdiagnosis in Illinois

Chicago is home to many hospitals and medical schools, including Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Loyola University Medical Center, the University of Chicago Hospitals, Rush University Medical Center and Advocate facilities including Lutheran General Hospital and Christ Hospital. However, medical mistakes—such as...

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