About Our Chicago Law Practice:

Represent clients in the areas of:

  • Car Accidents
  • Product Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Slip and Fall
  • Structural Work Act
  • Dramshop
  • Railroad Accidents
  • Temporary Medical, Time-off Payments
  • Permanent Injury
  • Negotiation of Lump Sum Settlement
  • Open Medical - Future Surgery
  • Trial and Appeal
  • Divorce: Contested/Uncontested
  • Child custody
  • Child Support
  • Paternity
  • Adoption
  • Visitation
  • Estate Planning
  • Purchase/Sale of Residential Property
  • Purchase/Sale of Commercial Property
  • Land Trusts
  • Municipal Law
  • Commercial/Residential Development
  • Construction Contracts
  • Home Warranties
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Incorporation/Partnerships
  • Contracts/Negotiations
  • Purchase and Sale of Business Assets
  • Collection of Debts
  • Civil Litigation
  • Felony
  • Misdemeanors
  • Traffic matters/DUI
  • Coverage of all Traffic Courts in DuPage and Cook Counties.
  • Handled Hundreds of DUI Cases Successfully
  • Negotiation of Pleas; Jury Trial; or Bench Trial
  • Loan Modifications

Successfully won and/or settled hundreds of personal injury cases for clients ranging from $10,000 to over $1.4 million

Highlights of Awards:

  • Fibromyalgia Case: $250,000.00

  • Brain seizure developed from truck accident: $1,000,000.00

  • Fracture of spine (railroad accident): $1,400,000.00

  • Mother of three, multiple fracture of neck and legs: $300,000.00

  • Crane ball used on job site to lift workers: $750,000.00

  • Hot lugger exploded while tearing roof: $650,000.00

  • Motorcycle accident - hit head/multiple fractures: $450,000.00

  • Successfully enforced workers rights and discriminations in the work place.

  • Successfully litigated disputed payment of total temporary disability benefits.

  • Negotiated numerous settlements for serious back and neck injury cases.

  • Litigated and negotiated cases concerning payment of medical benefits.

  • Handled disputed cases concerning whether the accident arose of and in the course of employment.

  • Successfully litigated guardianship of minor on behalf of concerned grandmother; also handled guardianship actions over the estate and person of disabled persons as well as minors.

  • Fought for fathers rights in a contested trial regarding interference with visitations with respect to removal of the minor children; experience with Custody and visitation rights cases.

  • Negotiated and litigated awards of maintenance and review of maintenance awards.

  • Have obtained and enforced property judgments, even in cases of default.

  • Enforced child support judgments.

  • Experienced in obtaining judgments for related adoptions, step-parent adoptions, and recognition of adoptions obtained in foreign countries.

  • Successfully defended a person charged with residential burglary, filed a motion to bar witnesses based on competency due to state's only witness being autistic. The state dropped all charges just before hearing. (Cook County)

  • Successfully defended person charged with battery by her ex-husband. When she came to the former marital home and the ex-husband accused her of battery when the screen door allegedly jammed his arm. After a one week jury trial, the jury came back with not guilty on all charges. (DuPage County)

  • Successfully defended a 16 year old of reckless homicide of an off duty police officer killed at the scene. The jury found the defendant not guilty when the defense showed the alleged witnesses at the scene were planted by friends of the victim to falsely accuse defendant of homicide. (Kane County)

  • Successfully defended a mother of four charged with aggravated battery of a police officer at the police station over a traffic stop. The defendant was 5 feet tall and the officer was over 6 feet. After a week long jury trial the defendant was found not guilty. (DuPage County)

  • Successfully won in federal court the defendant's right to counsel in a case to release his assets so he may hire private defense. (Federal Court in Chicago)
 
 

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