Partner Steven Berman obtained a $1,750,000.00 settlement for a student who had suffered a severe concussion when an inflatable amusement ride malfunctioned at a post-high school prom event. Although the company which supplied the ride initially denied liability, Steve was able to show that they used the wrong type of attachment to secure the ride. Our client was struck in the head with a chain when the apparatus came apart, and he continues to suffer from migraine headaches as a result of his head injury.
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Our firm is very proud to announce that retired partner Curt Rodin and his wife Linda have established the Curt and Linda Rodin Center for Social Justice at Loyola Law School in Chicago. The Center will strengthen and further enhance those programs at the law school designed to assist the most underserved members of our society by providing support, training and resources. Please read the attached link which provides full details of this wonderful program. Click here for more info.
Chicago, IL – September 20, 2017 – Patricia Ann Austin, 78, of Chicago, died in a bathroom stall at Lifetime Fitness Health Club (Club), 601 Burr Ridge Parkway, Burr Ridge, IL. Her body was not discovered for two days. According to the Burr Ridge Police, Austin died in a handicapped bathroom stall at the facility. Club records and the Police confirm that Austin checked into Lifetime Fitness on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at 7:03 p.m., and her car remained in the same handicap accessible parking spot near the entrance. A club patron discovered Austin’s body on the evening of Friday, July 14, 2017. Subsequently, the family was notified. The Cook County Medical Examiner and Burr Ridge Police are involved in the investigation. (more…)