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Blog Posts in 2012
On November 27, 2012, the Honorable Elizabeth Budzinski approved the settlement of a medical malpractice action brought on behalf of A. Moore, a minor, for injuries she suffered during her birth at Westlake Community Hospital. The lawsuit was filed ...
Gregory L. Shevlin, the current President of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association wrote a compelling response to the American Reform Association’s Junk Research Report. In it, he addresses how American citizens have been continually denied access ...
A Chicago-area man was severely injured while working as an elevator mechanic at a construction site located in the downtown Chicago loop in the early Fall of 2008. Recently, the man’s lawyers settled the case for $1.8 million dollars. On September ...
On May 22, 2008, the Plaintiff was a pedestrian in a parking lot when he was struck by a commercial trailer . The trailer had separated from a tractor driving across the parking lot and struck the Plaintiff as he stood faced in the opposite direction ...
A Judge in the Cook County Law Division has entered an order approving the settlement of a wrongful death action arising from the death of the 30 year old mother of 4. Larry Rogers, Jr. , a Partner at Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P., was able to obtain ...
On October 17th, 2012, Todd Smith , founding partner of Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P., received the award for the Highest Reported Illinois Award for Psychiatric Malpractice . Mr. Smith was recognized at the 2012 Jury Verdict Reporter Trial Lawyer ...
As discussed in a blog post from last week, the AP has reported that the first lawsuit has been filed relating to the Meningitis Outbreak. On Friday, October 12, the AP reported that a Minnesota woman who is believed to have possibly received tainted ...
An update has been released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the number of confirmed meningitis cases and deaths related to the outbreak garnered widespread media coverage. According to an Oct. 8 New York Times article, 97 ...
Power Rogers & Smith tops the list for highest number of settlement dollars again in 2012, according to the Chicago Lawyer Annual Settlement Survey.* This is the third consecutive year in which Power Rogers & Smith has earned the #1 spot. In fact, ...
On September 25, 2012, Larry R. Rogers of the Chicago personal injury law firm of Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. filed another lawsuit stemming from the Megabus crash that occurred just outside of St. Louis, Missouri on August 2, 2012. The Complaint at ...
On September 25, 2012, Power Rogers & Smith filed a lawsuit on behalf of Raghunath Avhad and Vaishali Avhad, who were injured and their daughter, Dr. Aditi Avhad, who was killed in the August 2, 2012 Megabus accident . The Avhads are represented by ...
Johnson & Johnson and their child company Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. made a major announcement just like week. It wasn’t the launch of a new drug or product, but the announcement of their $181 million settlement with more than 35 states regarding ...
A Cook County jury returned a $3.1 Million verdict for the death of a 40-year- old unemployed homemaker woman struck and killed in a hit and run collision . The jury awarded, $1 Million for 10 seconds of pain and suffering, a significant award for ...
On August 2, 2012, a Megabus accident in downstate Illinois killed one bus passenger and injured many others. This prompted an investigation, and a warning to other motorcoach companies throughout the United States. The warning specifically concerned ...
On August 2, 2012, a Megabus carrying 81 passengers from Chicago to St. Louis slammed into a concrete bridge support pillar about 55 miles northeast of St. Louis. Forty-seven people were injured in the crash and one passenger died as a result of her ...