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Blog Posts in 2018
Power Rogers & Smith is excited to announce that our three founding partners, Joseph Power, Jr., Larry Rogers, Sr., and Todd Smith were all selected to the 2019 list of the Best Lawyers in America, and that Larry and Todd were named the 2019 Lawyers ...
The Chicago Tribune recently published an article detailing its lengthy investigation into student-on-student sexual attacks in the Chicago Public School district. In it, reporters recount the story of numerous students who were the victims of sexual ...
Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. attorneys Joseph A. Power, Jr. and Joseph W. Balesteri recently secured a $40 million settlement for the family of a 12-year-old girl who suffered serious brain damage while being treated for strep throat and ...
Four people were injured in a helicopter crash just off Interstate 57 in Chicago’s Fernwood neighborhood on Sunday, July 8. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the air ambulance helicopter crash landed on its belly at about 9:15 ...
Power Rogers & Smith, LLP attorneys Larry Rogers, Jr. and Jonathan Thomas secured a $16 million settlement with the City of Chicago for the estate of Bettie Jones, an innocent bystander who was shot and killed by a police officer in 2015. “While no ...
The Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) recently announced that our firm’s founding Partner, Joseph A. Power, Jr., will receive the Leonard M. Ring Lifetime Achievement Award at the ITLA convention on Friday, June 8th. “This award is given ...
Power Rogers & Smith, LLP attorneys Joseph A. Power, Jr., Joseph W. Balesteri, and Kathryn L. Conway secured a $35 million settlement for a child who suffered catastrophic birth injuries. On December 18, 2011, the child’s mother, accompanied by her ...
Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. is excited to announce that attorney Larry R. Rogers, Sr. received the Distinguished Service Award from the John Marshall Law School on Thursday, May 17. According to the John Marshall Law School, “The Distinguished ...
We are proud to announce that Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. was named the Best in Personal Injury Trial Law – Chicago by U.S. Business News in its Legal Elite Awards 2018. This prestigious award honors the very best law firms across the United States ...
According to reports from the FDA and CDC, certain Heater-Cooler Devices, which are machines used to regulate a patient’s body temperature during open heart surgery, are contaminated with a deadly and invasive form of bacteria, Mycobacterium ...
Power Rogers & Smith attorney Kate Conway was recently elected as the Second Vice President of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI), meaning that Kate will serve as the 104th President of the WBAI in 2020. “The Women’s Bar Association of ...
Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. founding partner Joseph A. Power, Jr. was named the 2018 Leo Man of the Year on Friday, April 20 at the 63rd annual Leo Alumni Association banquet. “The friends I met at Leo played an important role in my development as a ...
Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. attorneys Larry Rogers, Jr. and Kathryn Conway recently secured a $4.6 million jury verdict on behalf of their client, a 74-year-old woman who suffered a stroke while undergoing surgery. Janice McKinney sued the team of ...
Honda and Nissan recently came to an agreement with consumers in order to compensate the tens of millions of vehicle owners for money lost because of the massive Takata airbag recall. U.S. District Judge Federico A. Moreno approved the $702.7 million ...