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Blog Posts in 2017
Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. attorneys Joseph A. Power, Jr., Larry R. Rogers, Jr., and James I. Power recently secured a $33.4 million combined verdict for the victims of a shooting that occurred in 2006. Back in 2002, Joseph Jackson hired a patent ...
‘All The Queen’s Horses’, a documentary examining the biggest fraud in municipal history premiered this week for a two-week run at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago, IL. Rita Crundwell was the comptroller and treasurer of Dixon, a small city in ...
Update: We recently learned that the jury verdict our attorneys secured for our clients was higher than the $85 million reported in the papers. In fact, that the jury awarded Robert Montagano $83,477,464 and Mary Montagano $12 million for a total of ...
Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. is excited to announce that U.S. News and Best Lawyers® have selected our firm to the 2018 list of Best Law Firms as a Tier 1 law firm, an honor reserved for the most outstanding firms in the nation. Read more about this ...
If you or your child was injured during labor or delivery, you may qualify for a birth injury claim seeking compensation for your losses. Consider the following questions, and if you can answer “yes” to them, then you may have a case. However, these ...
Power Rogers & Smith founding partner Joe Power has had numerous experiences throughout his career as one of the premier trial attorneys in the nation. Recently, he sat down with Lawdragon to share some of those stories, including his start in the ...
Power Rogers & Smith thanks its clients and referring attorneys for helping them secure the top spot on the Chicago Lawyer Settlements Report for an unprecedented eighth year in a row. The firm secured 29 settlements for its clients, totaling more ...
Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.C. is proud to announce that its three named partners, Joseph Power, Jr., Larry Rogers, Sr. and Todd Smith have once again been selected to this year’s list of The Best Lawyers in America © . Power, Jr. has been named to ...
We are excited to announce that founding partner Joseph A. Power, Jr. was named the President of the Inner Circle of Advocates at the organization’s annual meeting held earlier this year. The Inner Circle is one of the most prestigious legal groups ...
On May 18, 2017, a jury awarded $19,010,273 in damages to the Estate of Jesse Inman. Inman was killed after a semi-truck sideswiped a tow truck that was assisting his disabled vehicle while pulled over on the side of the road, causing a series of ...
Earlier this year, Ron Gidwitz, James “Jim” Gidwitz, Nancy Gidwitz, Ralph Gidwitz, Betsy Gidwitz, Peter Gidwitz, Thomas Gidwitz and the Alan Gidwitz Trust (collectively “the Gidwitz Family”) was ordered by a Cook County judge to pay their former ...
Attorney Devon Bruce, a partner at Power, Rogers & Smith, recently obtained $47.5 million for a four-year-old boy who required multiple amputations after his bacterial infection was left undiagnosed and untreated by medical professionals for more ...
We are excited to announce that attorney Larry R. Rogers, Jr. has been invited to join the Inner Circle of Advocates, an invitation-only organization comprised of 100 of the best plaintiff attorneys in the nation. He joins fellow Power Rogers & Smith ...
On March 31, 2017, the Court approved a $10 Million settlement secured by Joseph A. Power Jr. and Carolyn Daley Scott for the death of a Chicago Firefighter killed in a building collapse on December 22, 2010. Plaintiff maintained that Apex Mortgage ...
After almost a year and a half of legal battles, the family of a mother and two children killed while crossing the street secured a settlement to cover their bills and damages incurred. Power Rogers & Smith attorney Tom Siracusa represented the ...