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Blog Posts in 2016
While Samsung Galaxy Note 7 explosions have dominated the headlines for the past few months, its competitor’s product appears to have a very similar issue. Multiple people around the world have reported that Apple’s iPhone 6S models are catching fire ...
Ever since he became the youngest attorney in the nation to secure a jury verdict in excess of $1 million at 28 years old, attorney Joseph A. Power, Jr. has set a standard for excellence that few others have been able to meet. After securing more ...
An apparent engine failure caused the right side of American Airlines Flight 383 to catch fire on October 28, injuring 20 people. The plane destined for Miami, FL reportedly caught fire as it was taking off from Chicago O’Hare International Airport. ...
Every year, the 40 Under Forty Committee at Law Bulletin Publishing Company selects the top 40 attorneys under the age of 40 in Illinois to receive their prestigious award. This year, more than 1,300 attorneys were nominated, and we are thrilled to ...
Jeronimo Yanez, the St. Anthony, MN police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile on July 6 of this year, was charged with second-degree manslaughter on Wednesday morning. He was also charged with two felony counts of intentional discharge of a ...
After securing over $180 million for clients in settlements alone, the law firm of Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. maintained it position atop the Chicago Lawyer Settlements report for the seventh year in a row. Through their tireless work, the ...
Samsung’s attempt to fix their spontaneously combustible Galaxy Note 7 smartphones is officially over now that the replacement phones have started catching fire. The company began sending customers replacement devices in September after they ...
Power Rogers & Smith, LLP attorney Devon C. Bruce filed a lawsuit against Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. on behalf of Michael Taylor who was injured after his Samsung Galaxy Note 7 burst into flames. According to ...
Power Rogers & Smith founding partner Todd A. Smith was one of only two speakers invited to the European Trial Lawyers annual conference from the United States this past weekend. He addressed the conference in Madrid, Spain on the topic of “Personal ...
General Motors Co. released a statement this morning announcing the recall of nearly 4.3 million of their vehicles from around the world over defective seatbelts and airbags, including about 3.6 million from within the United States. According to ...
Every year, hundreds of thousands of Americans trust surgeons with their lives and wellbeing. Unfortunately, surgical errors are a reality and they occur more often than you might think. According to a recent study from Johns Hopkins University ...
Founding Partners of Power, Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. Joseph Power, Jr., Larry Rogers, Sr. and Todd Smith have all been selected by their peers to the 2017 list of The Best Lawyers in America © . Power, Jr. has received the award every year since 1987, ...
Compartment syndrome is a dangerous and incredibly painful condition that is caused when pressure builds up from swollen tissue or internal bleeding in your arms and / or legs. This pressure buildup can prevent oxygen and nourishment from reaching ...
The family of Joy Lambert filed a wrongful death lawsuit on August 18 after Lambert was killed in what is alleged to be an unjustifiable police chase on February 8, 2016. The police chase in question reportedly reached speeds of 83 miles per hour ...
In the United Stated each year, 30 percent of all injury-related deaths are caused by traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  , which totaled more than 50,000 deaths in 2010 alone. The ...