Thomas G. Siracusa has been with Power Rogers & Smith since 1986. An experienced litigator, he has obtained multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for clients who have suffered personal injuries or the families of wrongful death victims in cases involving medical malpractice, product liability, automobile and trucking negligence.
Mr. Siracusa has achieved record-setting results for his clients. In 2015, he obtained a $23,000,000.00 settlement on behalf of a woman who suffered brain damage and quadriplegia as a result of medical malpractice during her labor. The result has been identified as the largest settlement ever reached in Illinois for a birth-related injury to a mother.
In another record settlement, Mr. Siracusa obtained $19,250,000.00 for a child who suffered brain damage as a result of a medication overdose. The medical malpractice settlement was then the largest ever recorded against Cook County.
In 2014, Mr. Siracusa obtained $15,000,000.00 for the family of a woman who died after being administered excessive radiation during a surgical procedure. The result is among the largest wrongful death settlements in Illinois history.
Mr. Siracusa has an active and varied product liability practice. Recently, he secured $8,000,000.00 for a worker who suffered orthopedic injuries due to the failure of elevator cables. He has obtained millions of dollars for clients in cases involving defective seatbelts, defective airbags, defective tires, unsafe medications and defective medical devices.
In addition to his caseload, Mr. Siracusa publishes on medical malpractice and product liability for the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education. A frequent author and speaker on trial practice and evidentiary issues, Mr. Siracusa also serves on the Board of Managers of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the Board of the Birth Trauma Litigation Group of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and is recognized by peers as a “Leading Lawyer” and “Super Lawyer” in the field of personal injury.