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Millions Recovered From Settlements Within The Past Month

CHICAGO - Since March 1, 2019, Wise Morrissey LLC has secured settlements in excess of $10 million including five separate settlements in excess of $1 million…

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Gallagher Named to 2016 Class of Forty Under 40

CHICAGO — Michael L. Gallagher, 38, of Wise Morrissey, LLC has been profiled in the 2016 edition of Forty Under 40. The annual Law …

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$20 Million Med-Mal Settlement for Lawyer's Stroke Detailed in Chicago Tribune, Law Bulletin

In late November 2016, WM attorneys Kevin G. Burke and David J. Rashid successfully secured a $20 million settlement for their clients three weeks …

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$3.5 Million Jury Verdict Involving Diagnosis Error Receives Media Coverage

The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin in a Sept. 27, 2016, article by Lauraann Wood detailed a $3.5 million award by a Cook County jury that …

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David J. Rashid Honored as 2016 Emerging Lawyer

CHICAGO, June 1, 2016 — David J. Rashid of the Chicago-based personal injury law firm of Wise Morrissey, LLC has been named to the …

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$14 Million Verdict for Plaintiffs Against Illinois' Largest Medical Insurance Carrier

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE $14 Million Verdict for Plaintiffs Against Illinois' Largest Medical Insurance Carrier ISMIE Mutual Insurance Ordered to Pay Punitive Damages The parents …

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WM's Frank Morrissey Secures $1.7 Million Settlement for Psychiatric Unit Fight Injury

CHICAGO — Francis P. Morrissey, a partner with Wise Morrissey, LLC, reached a $1.7 million settlement on June 10, 2015, for his client in …

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WM's Kevin G. Burke, David J. Rashid Co-Author Article on Strokes in Trial Journal

Attorneys Kevin G. Burke and David J. Rashid of Wise Morrissey, LLC have co-authored with another local attorney an article about strokes in the …

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WM's Wise Land $11 Million Verdict for Brain-Injured Man After Court-Ordered Retrial

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Wise, 312-580-2040 $11 Million Verdict for Brain-injured Man After U.S. Court of Appeals Orders Retrial A Wheaton man, who …

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WM's Frank Morrissey Secures $9.4 Million Verdict for Severe Gastric Bypass-Related Injuries

WM Attorney Francis P. "Frank" Morrissey, as lead counsel, secured a $9.4 million jury verdict for a 46-year-old female with four children who became permanently …

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Three WM Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers List

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Chicago (Feb. 11, 2015) Wise Morrissey, LLC attorneys Kevin G. Burke, David C. Wise, Francis P. (Frank) Morrissey…..

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Magazine Publishes Article on Lost Chance Doctrine Written by WM Lawyers Kevin Burke, David Rashid

Kevin G. Burke and David J. Rashid, attorneys for noted plaintiffs' firm Wise Morrissey, LLC (WM), recently authored an article on the "lost-chance doctrine."…

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Law Bulletin Reports on Kevin Burke's $10 Million Record Stephenson County Med-Mal Settlement

The April 17, 2014, edition of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin described a $10 million settlement reached by MW's Kevin G. Burke that resulted from …

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WM $17M Delayed Diagnosis Settlement Featured in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

The March 10, 2014, edition of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin quoted Kevin G. Burke of Wise Morrissey, LLC on a recently settled $17…

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Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Highlights Frank Morrissey in $1.5 Million Dyskinesia Verdict

The February 25, 2014, edition of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin quoted Frank Morrissey of Wise Morrissey, LLC on the first reported …

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WM Partner Frank Morrissey, Lead Counsel in $5 Million Gastric Bypass Surgery Settlement, Featured in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Francis P. (Frank) Morrissey, name partner in noted Chicago plaintiffs' law firm Wise Morrissey, LLC (WM), was lead counsel in a $5 million medical …

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WM Partner Frank Morrissey Secures $2.95 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement

Francis P. (Frank) Morrissey, name partner in noted Chicago plaintiffs' law firm Wise Morrissey, LLC (WM), represented the widow and estate of a 54-year-old …

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Wise Morrissey, LLC Secures $10 Million Settlement from Hospital owned by Advocate Health and Hospital Corp.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10/21/13 A Naperville man, injured while playing touch football at a 2005 youth ministry retreat, will receive $10 million after his assigned …

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Wise Morrissey, LLC Proudly Sponsor WBAI 2013 Golf Outing

Wise Morrissey, LLC Proudly Sponsors Women's Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI) 18th Annual Golf Outing Noted Chicago plaintiffs' law firm Wise Morrissey, LLC …

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WM Partner David Wise Reaches $4.055 Million Settlement for Workplace Injury

David C. Wise, name partner in noted Chicago plaintiffs' law firm Wise Morrissey, LLC (WM), secured a $4.055 million settlement for a 44-year old …

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WM's David Wise Secure $2.25 Million Construction Negligence Settlement

Name partner David C. Wise of noted Chicago plaintiffs' law firm Wise Morrissey, LLC (WM), have reached a $2.25 …

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WM Partner Frank Morrissey Contributes to Legal Treatise on Medical Negligence

The lawyers of noted Chicago plaintiffs' law firm Wise Morrissey, LLC (WM) are frequently called upon to write for professional journals and other publications …

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WM Lawyers Kevin Burke & David Rashid Write Medical Negligence Article for Trial Journal

The lawyers of noted Chicago plaintiffs' law firm Wise Morrissey, LLC (WM) are frequently called upon to write for professional journals and other publications …

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WM Partner David Wise Secures $1.75 M Jury Verdict for Injured Pilot

David C. Wise, name partner in noted Chicago plaintiffs' law firm Wise Morrissey, LLC (WM), secured a $1.75 million verdict (reduced to $1.25 million) …

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WM Secures $5.25 Million Settlement from Village of Merrionette Park for Traumatic Injuries Suffered in Auto Accident

The Village of Merrionette Park has agreed to pay a $5.25 million settlement to resolve a lawsuit brought by the law firm of Burke Wise …

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Legislation Introduced for Federal Regulation of Large Compounding Labs Similar to NECC, Which Was Responsible for Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Targeted by WM Lawsuits

Legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate is the first bipartisan bill in Congress aimed at implementing direct federal oversight of large specialty compounding laboratories similar …

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Medically Frozen Sperm Samples Thawed and Destroyed

Medically frozen sperm samples were thawed and destroyed at urology facilities operated by Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Faculty Foundation, according to two lawsuits …

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WM Files Motion for Discovery Representing Family of Victim in Arlington Heights, IL Industrial Accident Victim

Chicago (June 1, 2012): David C. Wise, partner in noted Chicago plaintiffs' law firm Wise Morrissey, LLC, announced that the firm has filed a …

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Chicago Area Patients Sue Makers of Defective Hip Implant

Five patients who received an artificial hip implant manufactured by DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. are seeking damages from the company, a division of Johnson & Johnson …. Read More


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