Recent Posts in Personal Injury Category

  • Power Rogers & Smith attorneys Joseph Power, Jr. and James Power recently secured an $85 million jury verdict for our client who suffered massive leg injuries that required a double above-the-knee amputation in 2014. You can learn more about the ...
  • What Makes an Injury "Catastrophic"?

    While there is no strict legal definition of a catastrophic injury, it generally means a severe injury that leads to either permanent or long-term disfigurement or disability. These types of injuries often include a lifetime of medical treatment, ...
  • Injured? Make Compensation Your New Year's Resolution

    While many individuals make what seem to be simple resolutions on New Year’s Eve, there are countless others whose resolution is to simply not struggle with an injury any longer. At Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P., our firm is dedicated to helping ...
  • On August 2, a Megabus double decker vehicle carrying 81 passengers struck an overpass pillar on Interstate 55 about 55 miles outside of St. Louis in Illinois killing one passenger and injuring numerous other passengers. Initial statements from the ...
  • The Risks of Hospital Stays

    We at Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. think that there are issues that patients need to be aware of before, during, and after hospital stays. A recent article published by the AARP outlines the risks of seeking hospital care, noting that in some cases, ...
  • The Law of Spoliation in Illinois

    What exactly is spoliation? When most people hear the word spoliation, they think of food going rotten. On the contrary, spoliation of evidence is a lesser-known cause of action that provides an injured party with a remedy when the evidence upon ...

The Benefits of Hiring PRS

  • Experience

    Since 1993 when we first opened the doors of our law practice, Power Rogers & Smith has handled some of the largest personal injury cases for plaintiffs in the state of Illinois – and won. With our experience, we aren’t afraid to stand up to large corporations and insurance companies in court.

  • Success

    Power Rogers & Smith has won more than $4 billion in verdicts and settlements for its clients – that’s $500 million more than our closest competitor. These results include many record-setting and regulation-changing outcomes as well, including a $100 million settlement for victims of a trucking accident – Illinois’ largest injury award to a single family.

  • Contingent Fee

    Victims of tragic and life-altering accidents are suffering – physically, emotionally, and financially. We take the financial burden off victims by working on a contingent fee. This means that you do not pay unless/until we secure a financial recovery for you. You focus on healing. We’ll take care of the rest.

$100Million Settlement / Trucking Accident

Largest personal injury award to a single family in Illinois

  • $55.4M

    Verdict / Medical Malpractice

  • $40M

    Settlement / Accounting and Banking Malpractice

  • $39.9M

    Settlement / Wrongful Death

  • $35M

    Settlement / Medical Malpractice

  • $27M

    Verdict / Product Liability

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