HeplerBroom News

HEPLERBROOM: Hay Discusses Anatomy of a Malpractice Claim

By Press release submission | Apr 8, 2019

On April 17, Linda Hay will be the featured speaker at the McHenry County Medical Society’s meeting, where she will discuss the anatomy of a malpractice claim. The meeting will be held at Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano in Algonquin.

HEPLERBROOM: Chicago Adds Associate Attorney

By Press release submission | Mar 25, 2019

Kathleen E. Freeman has joined HeplerBroom in its Chicago office as an associate attorney. Freeman focuses her practice on governmental and civil rights law, personal injury, and insurance coverage litigation in state and federal courts throughout the Midwest.

HEPLERBROOM: Former Iepa Director Joins Heplerbroom’s Government Affairs & Environmental Law Practices

By Press release submission | Mar 11, 2019

HeplerBroom is pleased to announce that Alec Messina, immediate past Director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, has joined the firm as a partner in its Springfield office.

HEPLERBROOM: Banasek and Khan to Discuss Social Media’s Impact on Healthcare Claims

By Press release submission | Mar 5, 2019

Tammera Banasek and Wasif Khan will be among the featured speakers at a three-day healthcare management seminar.

HEPLERBROOM: Wasif Khan to Speak on Dental Practice Sales and Acquisitions

By Press release submission | Feb 19, 2019

On March 5, Wasif Khan will be speaking at the Decatur Dental Society meeting about how to best structure sales/acquisitions of dental practices and the myriad legal considerations involved in such transactions.

HEPLERBROOM: Wagener Presents Webinar on Professional Advocacy

By Press release submission | Feb 4, 2019

Susan Wagener is presenting a continuing education webinar to educate nursing professionals about advocating on their own behalf to protect and defend their nursing licenses.

Class action vs Allstate over rates can continue; Company, not state, set rates, appeals court says

By Dan Churney | Jan 31, 2019

In a split decision, an Illinois appeals panel has stripped Allstate Insurance of its defenses against a class action, which alleged the company unfairly billed long-term auto policyholders more than it charged new ones, saying Illinois insurers can’t protect their rates from lawsuits, because their rates are not controlled by the Illinois Department of Insurance.

HEPLERBROOM: 23 Hb Attorneys Listed As Illinois Super Lawyers® And Rising Stars®

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

HeplerBroom is proud to announce that 14 of its attorneys have been listed as 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers and an additional 9 have been named 2019 Illinois Rising Stars by Super Lawyers Magazine.

HEPLERBROOM: Chicago adds Associate Attorney

By Press release submission | Dec 6, 2018

HeplerBroom issued the following announcement on Dec. 4.Joseph T.

HEPLERBROOM: Heplerbroom ranked nationally as a 2019 "Best Law Firm"

By Press release submission | Nov 7, 2018

Hepler Broom is proud to announce that it has been ranked nationally as a 2019 “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News – Best Lawyers©.

HEPLERBROOM: Three HB Partners named Top 10 Downstate Lawyers

By Press release submission | Oct 25, 2018

HeplerBroom is proud to announce that three of its partners—Jeff Hebrank, Troy Bozarth, and Kathy Hodge—were named to Leading Lawyers’ list of Top 10 business lawyers in downstate Illinois.

HEPLERBROOM: Hodge named one of top 10 Environmental Lawyers in Illinois

By Press release submission | Sep 30, 2018

HeplerBroom is proud to announce that Katherine Hodge has been named to Leading Lawyers’ list of the Top 10 environmental lawyers in Illinois.

HEPLERBROOM: HB Lawyers provide free Legal Assistance

By Press release submission | Aug 24, 2018

Brenda Baum, Meghan Kane, and Zachary Pashea were among 22 attorneys in the Third Judicial Circuit who volunteered their legal services to members of the public during the second quarter of 2018.

Judge: Adding Walgreens as defendant can beat try by J&J to take talc cases out of Cook County courts

By Jonathan Bilyk | Apr 23, 2018

A Chicago federal judge has granted a tactical victory to a group of five plaintiffs suing Johnson & Johnson over claims talc powder caused cancer, saying the plaintiffs’ move to also aim their legal actions at Walgreens is enough to keep the lawsuits in Cook County court, rather than federal court, even though J&J and Walgreens assert the pharmacy chain was named as co-defendant just to keep the lawsuits on relatively friendlier legal turf for the plaintiffs.

Appeals panel upholds $12 million malpractice verdict for family of man who died while waiting 6 hours for emergency blood treatment

By Jonathan Bilyk | Oct 23, 2015

A state appeals panel has upheld a $12 million medical malpractice award to the family of a father of three children who died of a rare blood disease after a chain of misdiagnoses and other problems left him with failing organs, and a nurse who had been specially dispatched to provide a potentially lifesaving specialized emergency treatment took more than six hours to travel to the hospital where he died.

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