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Blog Posts in 2013
Partner Devon C. Bruce of Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. filed a lawsuit on behalf of a group of women's health clinics accusing Devon Bank of “turning a blind eye” to 20 years' worth of signs of fraud, allowing two former employees to steal $20 ...
On November 12, 2012, a 31 year old mother to be was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in labor with a full-term pregnancy. At 10:30pm that day, the woman’s first child was born via caesarian section. During the C-section , the decedent ...
A study recently released by the Universidade Estadual de Londrina in Brazil found that overall the use of mind-altering substances was high amongst commercial truck drivers and was linked to poor working conditions. The researchers looked at data ...
Recently, Larry R. Rogers, Sr. , founding partner of Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P., received the prestigious “Advocate for Diversity Award” presented by the Diversity Scholarship Foundation, NFP. The award was presented at the 11th Annual Unity Dinner ...
On October 1, 2013 Chicago Lawyer Magazine released the results of its 2013 Annual Settlement Survey. The Annual Survey is based on a compilation of the settlements reported to the Jury Verdict Reporter from July 2012 through June 2013 that equal or ...
A civil action arising out of the largest municipal embezzlement in the history of the United States was settled today. In the Dixon, Illinois case involving accounting and banking malpractice, Devon C. Bruce, a partner at Power Rogers & Smith, ...
The August 2013 Consumer Edition of Leading Lawyers Magazine once again named founding partners Joseph A. Power, Jr. and Todd A. Smith among the top Leading Lawyers in Illinois. In fact, all 8 partners at the law firm of Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. ...
In the September 2, 2011 fiery truck crash that resulted in the death of its client, Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. has uncovered new and relevant information further establishing the defendant truck driver’s liability for the occurrence. Trial lawyer ...
A Chicago man suffered multiple injuries after five hoist cables broke, causing the elevator in which he was riding to free-fall and crash. The incident occurred on July 5, 2006 at a Chicago Transit Authority rail station. The plaintiff, working as a ...
A settlement was recently approved on behalf of the estate of a 50 year-old man who died from complications of medical malpractice . The decedent suffered from ankylosing spondylitis, an inflammatory condition of the spine. After falling at work and ...
Recently, Todd A. Smith and Brian LaCien of the Chicago personal injury law firm of Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. settled a lawsuit for $750,000.00 as compensation for the for the injuries of a Tinley Park couple who was injured when a porch collapsed ...
Recently, Todd A. Smith , founding Partner of Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. in Chicago was elected to the Board of Directors of the National Center for State Courts (NCSC). Mr. Smith begins his 3 year term at the Annual Meeting of the NCSC in ...
Joseph A. Power, Jr. and Joseph W. Balesteri , partners at Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P., obtained a $7,250,000 verdict for Plaintiff’s decedent. Plaintiff’s decedent was diagnosed with breast cancer; during a biopsy of her breast she experienced a ...
After the February article entitled “How Dixon’s auditors missed the biggest embezzler of all time” was published in Crain’s Chicago Business , Devon C. Bruce , partner at the Chicago personal injury law firm Power Rogers & Smith, filed an amended ...
Ogle County Jury Awards Second Largest Personal Injury Verdict In Ogle County History Of $5.5 Million For The Injuries Sustained By A 58 Year Old Female And The Death Of Her 60 Year Old Husband In A Trucking Accident An Ogle County jury returned a ...