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March 3, 2020

Was Your Child Diagnosed With Cerebral Palsy? How and When to File a Medical Malpractice Claim

Does your child have cerebral palsy? If so, you are not alone. Thousands of children are born with cerebral palsy every year. Studies show that a significant number of children born with this condition develop it as a result of...

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February 27, 2020

The Boy Scouts Bankruptcy Filing Puts Current Sexual Abuse Claims on Hold

The full article originally appeared in PIX11, a CW-affiliated news station for the greater New York City area by Ash-har Quraishi on February 25, 2020. Just days after being hit with dozens of sexual abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of...

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February 25, 2020

9 Must-Read FAQs About the Boy Scouts Bankruptcy Filing

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for bankruptcy on February 18, 2020 in a landmark move, following hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits brought against the organization in civil courts throughout the United States. Abuse victims allege that the organization...

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February 20, 2020

Your Guide to the Top News on the Boy Scouts Bankruptcy

On February 18, 2020, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) petitioned for bankruptcy in a highly publicized move following a surge in sexual abuse claims. The organization’s actions could initiate substantial ripple effects for victims seeking justice, but it can...

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February 18, 2020

Boy Scout Victims Must Act Now or BSA’s Bankruptcy Filing Will Cost Victims their Right to Seek Justice

Michael Mertz, attorney at Hurley McKenna & Mertz, P.C., knows from his extensive work representing victims of childhood sexual abuse that victims may take decades to come to terms with, or even identify, their abuse and the damage it has...

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February 14, 2020

Can I Take Legal Action Against a Hospital or Health Care Center for Medical Malpractice?

Did you know the leading cause of death in the U.S. is heart disease, followed by cancer? For most of us, this comes as no surprise, considering the majority of families face these diseases in some form or another. What...

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February 13, 2020

Electrical Accident Injuries

Contact with electricity can cause devastating personal injuries and often results in electrocution. There are many different ways that the mishandling of electrical power can cause injury or death. Electrical injuries and electrocution are often a result of the negligence...

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February 13, 2020

Defective Stryker Hip Replacement Injuries

While refinements in hip replacement devices have allowed patients to lead more active lifestyles and receive hip implants at even younger ages, the Chicago Stryker hip replacement lawyers at HM&M believe that many of these devices are defective because they...

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