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August 11, 2022

How Sexual Abuse Occurs Within the YMCA

Stomach-turning stories of sexual abuse within the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) organization have parents questioning who they can trust. The mission of the YMCA and its counterpart, the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA), is to put Christian principles into...

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July 21, 2022

Why Is Sexual Abuse So Common in the Mormon Church?

Why Is Sexual Abuse So Common in the Mormon Church? Unfortunate instances of sexual abuse within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) continue to make headlines, as the long-running pattern of indiscretions among the ranks of the...

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July 7, 2022

Sexual Abuse Signs & Symptoms: How to Know If a Child is at Risk

The sexual abuse of children is a disturbing occurrence that happens all too often, both inside and outside the home. The child, who becomes a victim, may carry the weight of the abuse for years. Furthermore, the effects of the...

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June 16, 2022

How to Help a Child Cope with Sexual Abuse

The trauma of sexual abuse causes ripples in families that can last generations. When a child is sexually abused, many emotions and questions will arise. The first thing to remember is to keep a safe space for the child with...

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May 5, 2022

What Is the Statute of Limitations on Institutional Sexual Abuse?

What is the Statute of Limitations on Institutional Sexual Abuse?  The statute of limitations is a legislative act that restricts the time in which legal action may occur after an occurrence that warrants legal proceedings. This type of law has...

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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 20, 2022

When and How You Should File a Complaint Against Your Doctor

When and How to File a Complaint Against Your Doctor A John Hopkins study revealed that on average, 250,000 people die each year in the United States due to medical mistakes. As many as four million more experience non-fatal errors...

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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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