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March 20, 2024

Why the Disturbing Sexual Abuse Cases Against DuPage Medical Group and Vernon Cannon Should Worry You

It’s your healthcare provider’s duty to protect you, right? Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Even at the hands of a trusted physician or healthcare professional, many patients fall victim to unexpected sexual abuse. So why does this keep happening,...

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February 26, 2024

BSA BANKRUPTCY UPDATE: Hurley McKenna & Mertz Town Hall Meeting for Clients with BSA Bankruptcy Claims

This post is directed to current clients of Hurley McKenna & Mertz P.C. who have BSA abuse claims. On February 24, 2024, HMM Partner Evan Smola held a Town Hall Meeting to update our clients regarding the status of the...

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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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February 5, 2024

BSA Bankruptcy Update – How You Can Help HMM Support Your Claim

This post is directed to current clients of Hurley McKenna & Mertz P.C. who have made claims in the Boy Scout bankruptcy proceeding.  We believe that the strength of your BSA abuse claim will depend on supporting your claim with...

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September 26, 2023

Hurley McKenna & Mertz Files 12 More Lawsuits Against OB-GYN Vernon Cannon and DuPage Medical Group

On Aug. 31, Hurley McKenna & Mertz (HMM) filed an additional 12 misconduct lawsuits against OB-GYN Vernon Cannon and his former employer DuPage Medical Group, now Duly Health & Care. These new lawsuits accuse Cannon of performing exams while intoxicated...

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September 7, 2023

Top 5 Takeaways From the “Scout’s Honor: The Secrets of the Boy Scouts of America” Netflix Documentary

More than 82,000 alleged victims. Decades of sexual abuse. Thousands of lawsuits. These numbers define history’s largest case of sexual abuse connected to one organization: the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Netflix’s new documentary, “Scout’s Honor: The Secrets of the...

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September 6, 2023

Hurley McKenna & Mertz Featured in “Scout’s Honor” Netflix Documentary for Work on Sexual Abuses Cases Against Boy Scouts of America

Hurley McKenna & Mertz (HMM) is proud to announce that it has been featured in the Netflix documentary, “Scout’s Honor: The Secret Files of the Boy Scouts of America,” for its work in representing thousands of survivors of sexual abuse...

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August 28, 2023

BSA Settlement Trust Town Hall Meeting set for Tuesday, August 29, 2023 at 8 pm EDT

Judge Houser, the Trustee of the BSA Settlement Trust, will host a Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 29 at 8 p.m. EDT / 5 p.m. PDT. Also speaking will be Claims Administrator Randi Ilyse Roth. Last week, Judge Houser...

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