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Hogan Marren Attorneys Establish MWRD Employees Right To Accrued And Prospective Deferred Compensation

On January 25, 2012, in a case filed on behalf of twenty-seven employees of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (“MWRD”), Cook County Circuit Court Judge Richard J. Billik held that the employees had an enforceable contract right to deferred compensation that could not be retroactively eliminated by […]

  Jan 25, 2012  |  By    |   On Firm News

40 Proposed ACO Regulations

The 40 proposed ACO regulations can be found here.

  Jan 1, 2012  |  By    |   On Firm News

Hogan Marren Ltd. Moves To A New Building

On December 2nd, Hogan Marren, Ltd. moved into new offices at 321 North Clark Street.  Built in 1987, the building is owned and managed by Hines.  Ed Hogan commented, “It’s been a pleasure to work with Mark Anderson (General Manager) and John Wilbeck (Assistant General Manager) at Hines.  We’re looking […]

  Dec 2, 2011  |  By    |   On Firm News

Patrick Deady Interviewed on Cellini Conviction

Patrick Deady appeared on WBEZ’s 848 news program on November 2, 2011.  Mr. Deady was iinterviewed by Alison Cuddy about the significance of the Cellini conviction. Find out more here.

  Nov 2, 2011  |  By    |   On Firm News

Sheila Sokolowski Speaks on Social Media

Sheila Sokolowski recently spoke to a national audience via a National Constitution Center webinar on health care social media and the related legal issues.  Her presentation addressed revising HIPAA privacy and security policies to address the risks associated with social media, as well as guidelines for drafting an effective social media […]

  Dec 26, 2010  |  By    |   On Firm News

Hogan Marren Summary of ACO Regulations Available

For the benefit of  Hogan Marren clients and others contemplating clinical integration and accountable care organizations (ACOs), we have summarized the key provisions of the proposed ACO regulations.  An online version of the summary is available here and copy of the summary suitable for printing is available here .

  Nov 26, 2010  |  By    |   On Firm News

John P. Marren and Edward M. Hogan were named to Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers

John P. Marren and Edward M. Hogan were once again named to Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers. The newly published 2011 list names attorneys in each state who have been chosen through peer review and independent research.

  Oct 26, 2010  |  By    |   On Firm News

Laura C. Liu Sworn As Cook County Circuit Judge

Laura C. Liu was sworn in as a Circuit Judge of Cook County on Friday, December 17. Ms. Liu had been a partner at Hogan Marren, Ltd. until her appointment. She joined the firm in 1998, and her practice was focused on civil litigation and health care law. In remarks […]

  Sep 26, 2010  |  By    |   On Firm News

Seventh Circuit Affirms Dismissal of §1983 Claims against Alderman

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a federal district court’s dismissal of §1983 claims against a suburban city alderman accused of punching the plaintiff during a confrontation over illegally parked vehicles. Laura C. Liu, Kelly M. Cherf, and Michael Tecson represented the alderman, and obtained a dismissal of the claims on the […]

  Sep 24, 2010  |  By    |   On Firm News

Hogan Marren Obtains Favorable Medicare Coverage Decision for Hospital

Kelly McCloskey Cherf, Laura C. Liu and Nicholas Hudalla successfully represented a client in its appeal of a Medicare contractor’s determination of overpayment involving a beneficiary’s inpatient hospital services, based on the contractor’s finding that the services were not medically reasonable and necessary.  The Medicare Appeals Council (MAC) reversed the Administrative Law Judge’s decision upon finding that […]

  Aug 26, 2010  |  By    |   On Firm News