Power Rogers & Smith, P.C.
Chicago's Top Personal Injury Law Firm
Power Rogers & Smith is consistently listed among the best Chicago personal injury trial law firms in the United States. Its named partners are listed among the "Best Lawyers in America," and "Illinois Super Lawyers." Two of its partners are members of the Inner Circle of Advocates, a select legal organization limited to 100 of the nation's best plaintiff lawyers. They are also Fellows of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers as well as the American Academy of Trial Lawyers.
Power Rogers & Smith is a Chicago personal injury trial law firm devoted to representing individuals who have sustained catastrophic injuries or were killed due to the wrongful conduct of others, including insurance companies, corporations, trucking companies, manufacturers, hospitals, doctors and other wrongdoers.
The Power, Rogers & Smith firm has recovered over $2 billion dollars in verdicts and settlements. Since 2000, according to Chicago Lawyer Magazine's annual settlement survey, Power, Rogers & Smith exceeded the next closest Chicago and Illinois law firm by over $350 million and was again the top ranked law firm in 2012. Power, Rogers & Smith has had three consecutive annual first places finishes.
Since inception, Power Rogers & Smith has obtained Chicago personal injury jury verdicts and awards of over $2 billion dollars for its clients in major trucking, medical malpractice, defamation, aviation, product liability and work place injury cases. Among its many record awards is the highest compensatory and medical malpractice verdict of $55.4 million dollars as well as a record recovery of $100 million dollars for a case involving the wrongful death of six children in a combined trucking and product liability case. The investigation that resulted from this case led to over 74 criminal convictions, including that of a former Illinois Governor and the retesting of over 2000 truck drivers.
Other notable trucking cases handled by the Chicago personal injury attorneys of Power Rogers & Smith include almost $40 million dollars for a family whose father was killed and wife and children severely injured when a truck rear-ended them, causing the car to burst into flames. Recently, the firm obtained a verdict of $25 million dollars for another client who was injured when a truck crashed into his vehicle.
Power Rogers & Smith also obtained a record $7,000,000 million dollar verdict for an Illinois Supreme Court Justice in a defamation case. The firm also represented and obtained multimillion dollar verdicts on behalf of two former Chicago Bear football players who suffered permanent injuries as a result of medical malpractice and currently represents one of the nation's top NBA basketball players in a defamation action. In addition, the firm's primary focus has been representing children, fathers, mothers, men, women, widows and orphans who were victims of Chicago personal injury.
Firm cases for Chicago personal injury have resulted in widespread societal benefits including the retesting of over 2000 truck drivers, the creation of new policies and procedures at a hospital requiring fetal monitoring of babies while high risk mothers are in labor, use of state of the art centralized testing of newborns for metabolic disorders and product recalls. In addition, in another highly publicized case that resulted in a $9 million dollar recovery, a teenage boy was left to bleed to death outside a hospital's doors. This case spurred a federal regulation requiring hospital personnel to assist people in need of care within a reasonable distance or the sight of the hospital entrance.
Power Rogers & Smith works on a contingent fee basis. It only gets paid if you win and obtain compensation. Any fees or costs will only be charged if there is a recovery for the client.
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