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July 1, 2006

$12 Million Accord Reached in Abuse Case

CHICAGO DAILY LAW BULLETIN by John Flynn Rooney, staff writer A $12 million structured settlement was reached in a lawsuit alleging three children were physically abused by a foster mother selected by The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago,...

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February 9, 2006

$4.5 Million Settlement Reached For Brain Damaged 12 Year Old

CHICAGO DAILY LAW BULLETIN The law firm of Hurley, McKenna & Mertz P.C. has won a $4.5 million settlement on behalf of a 12-year-old boy allegedly born developmentally challenged because doctors failed to perform an immediate cesarean section. The suit...

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September 28, 2005

Little Company to Pay Alsip Woman $3.2 Million for Kidney Damage

DAILY SOUTHTOWN An 81-year-old Alsip woman whose kidneys were damaged by an antibiotic prescribed for too long of a time was awarded $3.2 million by a Cook County jury. The jury found Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park...

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September 1, 2005

$3.2 Million Awarded to 81 year old Alsip Resident

CHICAGO DAILY LAW BULLETIN A Cook County jury has awarded $3.2 million to an 81-year-old Alsip resident who claimed to have suffered permanent kidney damage because of a medication error made by a nurse at Little Company of Mary Hospital...

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August 4, 2005

Ferris Wheel Victim Will Take Issue to Court

BATAVIA REPUBLICAN After falling about 20 feet from a Ferris wheel car and landing on the amusement ride’s platform at the annual Batavia Windmill City Festival July 9, Brian Byrne, 48 , of Batavia, suffered a broken leg, a spearated...

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September 20, 2004

Christopher Hurley Responds to Criticism of Jury System in the Wake of $7.7 Million Verdict

ROCKFORD REGISTER I am the lawyer that obtained the $7.7 million dollar jury verdict for the critical care nurse that lost her foot due to malpractice. I would like to respond to Mark Keller’s recent letter to the editor criticizing...

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August 29, 2004

Woman Wins Suit Against Hospital

The difficulty workers experience after suffering an injury on the job is not a new concept; tightening of the proverbial belt has only made matters worse. But the emersion of a middle man—one that is unseen and largely unknown by...

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January 25, 2003

Misdiagnosed Pneumonia Nets Record $7.2 Million

Philips Healthcare initially recalled its Gel-E Donut and Squishon 2 medical devices in May 2014 after visible mold was detected on the outer surface of the products. This recall was for devices distributed from July 2012 to December 2013. As...

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