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Illinois Bar Journal
Articles From Christopher T. Hurley

‘Wrongful Birth’ Plaintiffs Can Recover for Emotional Distress By Christopher T. Hurley and Mark R. McKenna November 2013 Article, Page 580 A recent Illinois Supreme Court decision holds that parents can recover for emotional distress if they win a claim for negligent genetic counseling, even if they suffered no direct physical injury.
Child Sexual Abuse by Clergy: Statute of Limitations and Repose Challenges By Christopher T. Hurley and Mark R. McKenna November 2012 Article, Page 608 A recent appellate court decision holds that a Catholic diocese's fraudulent concealment of abuse tolls the statutes of limitation and repose, allowing a middle-aged victim to recover.