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June 7, 2024

Common Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy Due to Medical Malpractice and How to Take Action

Cerebral palsy is a condition that can have lifelong implications for those affected. When cerebral palsy is caused by medical malpractice during pregnancy, childbirth, or postnatal care, it adds another layer of complexity to an already difficult situation. Recognizing the...

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May 9, 2024

Chicago Jury Awards Record Verdict to 72-Year-Old Man Who Suffered Stroke Due to Medical Malpractice

Christopher T. Hurley, Mark R. McKenna, and Clint T. Pierce of the law firm Hurley McKenna & Mertz, P.C. have won a record setting jury verdict of over $41 Million against OSF HealthCare System, Fresenius Medical Care of Illinois, RenalCare...

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April 24, 2024

7 Signs That Your Doctor is Responsible for Preeclampsia Complications

Pregnancy is often portrayed as a time of joy and anticipation, but for some women, it can also bring unexpected challenges. One such challenge is preeclampsia, a serious condition that can cause complications for both mother and baby. Characterized by...

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February 12, 2024

6 Common Types of Medical Malpractice and How to Seek Justice

In the realm of healthcare, trust is paramount. Patients rely on medical professionals to prioritize their well-being and provide competent care. However, instances of medical malpractice can shatter this trust, leaving individuals vulnerable, potentially hurt, and in search of justice....

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August 16, 2023

Hurley McKenna & Mertz Files 4 New, 37 Coming Misconduct Claims Against OB-GYN Vernon Cannon and DuPage Medical Group, Formerly Duly Health and Care

Update: On Aug. 31, 2023, Hurley McKenna & Mertz, P.C. has filed 12 additional new cases against former OB-GYN Vernon Cannon and DuPage Medical Group/Duly Health and Care. They include: Borkowski v. Cannon and DuPage Medical Group Bozich v. Cannon...

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August 23, 2022

Why a Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy Diagnosis May Be the Result of Medical Malpractice

Expecting parents prepare a great deal for the birth of a new baby. From meeting with doctors to setting up the nursery, preparation gives parents some sense of control as they wait for the big day. But, when complications arise...

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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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February 9, 2022

UCLA Settles Gynecologist Sex Abuse Suit For $243.6 Million

The University of California has agreed to pay $246.3 million to settle allegations that hundreds of women were sexually abused by a former UCLA gynecologist, The Associated Press reports. The university ignored decades of complaints and deliberately concealed abuse by...

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