Hurley, McKenna & Mertz
Hurley McKenna & Mertz is a Chicago personal injury and medical malpractice law firm representing individuals and their families hurt by the negligence of others. All initial consultations are free and confidential. The firm only works on a contingency basis. Clients only pay the firm a fee if the firm recovers financial compensation for them in a trial or settlement.
The trial lawyers at Hurley McKenna & Mertz have recovered tens of millions of dollars for clients in jury trials and settlements. Its attorneys have decades of experience in Illinois state and federal courts litigating medical malpractice, sexual abuse, vehicle accident, and product liability cases. The firm uses advanced technology like digital document displays and multimedia presentations during trial to connect with jurors. They use these tools to highlight the daily impact that catastrophic injuries have upon clients and their families.
The firm's attorneys are active members of many local, state, and national legal organizations. These include the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Chicago Bar Association, and American Association of Justice. Managing partner Christopher T. Hurley is also a member of three select trial lawyer groups whose membership is by invitation only: the American Board of Trial Advocates, American College of Trial Lawyers, and International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Hurley McKenna & Mertz attorneys often teach trial skills and techniques to help other lawyers be effective advocates for their own clients.