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Blog Posts in 2014
Recently, partner Larry Rogers, Jr. reached a settlement with the City of Rockford, Illinois of $1.1 Million on behalf of the Estate of Mark Barmore. In August 2009, Mr. Barmore was shot to death by Rockford Police Officers. Mr. Barmore was unarmed ...
This week, Joseph A. Power, Jr. , founding partner of Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P., testified before the Illinois House of Representative and State Senate in Springfield in favor of a bill that would increase payment for jury service. SB 3075 would ...
Thomas M. Power , a partner at Power Rogers & Smith, filed a complaint in the Chicago O’Hare bus crash that occurred on August 29, 2014. The crash occurred when an airport transportation shuttle bus drove straight into a concrete lane barrier, very ...
Partner Larry Rogers, Jr. has been retained to represent injured passengers on the Megabus crash which occurred on October 14, 2014. Early Tuesday morning, a double-decker bus struck another vehicle on I-65 and crashed onto its side. It was traveling ...
Last month, Devon C. Bruce , a partner at Power Rogers & Smith, settled a medical malpractice case in Winnebago County, Illinois on behalf of a brain -damaged infant. The minor Plaintiff was born at 25.5 weeks at Rockford Memorial Hospital. At 11 ...
Yesterday, Devon C. Bruce , a partner at Power Rogers & Smith, gave the keynote address to the City Club of Chicago regarding the recovery he obtained on behalf of the City of Dixon. The case arose from Rita Crundwell’s embezzlement of $53.7 million ...
Just over two years since the devastating Megabus crash that occurred in Litchfield, Illinois , the litigation on behalf of the injured passengers continues. The personal injury attorneys at Power Rogers & Smith represent several of the passengers ...
On October 1, 2014, Chicago Lawyer published the results of its 2014 Annual Settlement Survey. The Annual Survey is based on a compilation of the settlements reported to the Jury Verdict Reporter from July 2013 through June 2014 that equal or exceed ...
It is our pleasure to announce that our very own Joseph W. Balesteri was inducted as President of The Society of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Balesteri’s Presidency was made official during the Society’s Annual Election Meeting, which was held last Wednesday, ...
A $5.5 Million settlement has been reached in a case involving the October 11, 2011 death of a 60 year-old woman. The family of the Decedent was represented by Larry R. Rogers, Jr. and Kathryn L. Conway of Power Rogers & Smith. The Decedent was ...
Devon Bruce, partner at Power Rogers & Smith, represented the City of Dixon, Illinois and helped it to recover $40 Million in stolen funds. Bruce helped recover this staggering sum of money after it was embezzled by longtime City comptroller, Rita ...
Recently, a settlement was approved by the Law Division of Cook County providing a brain -damaged woman with $8.5 Million as compensation for her catastrophic injuries. On June 23, 2010, the Plaintiff, a fifty-five year old female, suffered an arrest ...
A Blue Line train derailed as it pulled into the station at O’Hare International Airport early this morning. Little is known about the cause of the crash at this time. Over 30 people aboard the train were injured as the front car jumped the platform ...
As the debate heats up over “Big Food” and its role in the nation’s obesity crisis, activists on either side are beginning to take action. Recently, attorneys from the Valorem Law Group in Chicago, Illinois made proposals to several States’ Attorney ...
As a part of its 125th Anniversary Celebration, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law honored its most successful and influential alumni. Thomas G. Siracusa , a partner at Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P., was among those named to the Chicago-Kent Alumni of ...