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Articles From Mark R. McKenna

‘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.

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