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March 27, 2020

Why Boy Scouts of America Was Bound For Bankruptcy

This full article originally appeared in the Chicago Tribune on March 10, 2020. If you’re wondering how an organization with millions of dollars in assets and revenue can go bankrupt, just ask Hurley McKenna & Mertz attorney Chris Hurley. Since...

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March 18, 2020

Hurley McKenna & Mertz’s Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dear clients and friends of HM&M, At Hurley McKenna & Mertz, we are taking concrete steps to ensure that our work continues on behalf of our clients, while protecting the health of our staff, friends, and families. Based on state...

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December 17, 2019

HMM Supports Aunt Martha’s House & Wellness for Christmas

HMM Sponsors the Children of Aunt Martha’s House HMM Staff Ivette Rubio and Jane Wasserman led the firm’s efforts to gather donations for the children of Aunt Martha’s. Aunt Martha’s is gathering donations of toys for children 2 and under,...

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April 26, 2019

““When you cloak people in badges of respect, you create the perfect opportunity for bad people to get access to children,”” said Chris Hurley. The firm is representing 11 former scouts in sex abuse tri”

Boy Scouts could be hit with more sex abuse claims. “Thousands of “perversion” or “ineligible volunteer” files kept secret by the Boy Scouts for decades sit ready for trial in the offices of Hurley McKenna and Mertz.”

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February 9, 2017

Judicial Independence: Defending the Rule of Law

The following is a statement released by Richard Burbidge, President of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. The International Academy of Trial Lawyers expressly and unequivocally condemns attacks on the independence of our judiciary and the Rule of Law, two...

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January 26, 2017

Rauner’s Worker’s Comp Argument Ignores Facts

There are many people who rely on dialysis treatments to survive. What happens when a dialysis patient receives a recalled treatment solution? That is the question about 160 patients at the Dialysis Clinic in American Samoa had to answer. A...

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July 29, 2016

Bill Write-offs Can’t Reduce Awards: Panel

CHICAGO DAILY LAW BULLETIN By Lauraann WoodLaw Bulletin staff writer A state appeals panel has ruled that jury awards for medical bills in injury cases cannot be reduced to account for the amount of bills the health provider writes off....

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July 29, 2016

Amy Clark’s Story

The Telly Awards have announced “Amy Clark's Story” and “The Hill Family Story” as bronze winners in the online video documentary category, created by Hurley McKenna and Mertz, P.C. and Sprout Films. With over 13,000 entries from all 50 states...

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