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We pride ourselves on our ability to help our client’s through a difficult time in their lives. Here are some examples of real results we have obtained for actual clients. 

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Workers’ Compensation


Successfully settled a complex case in favor of a catastrophically injured ironworker facing myriad insurance and Medicare issues.


Settlement on a totally disputed case for a laborer who had an unwitnessed fall off a ladder sustaining a brain injury.


Award and settlement for a Local 1 ironworker whose foreman (and uncle) testified against him claiming no notice of an injury was given. 

Construction Negligence


Settlement for an ironworker rendered a quadriplegic as a result of a 50-foot fall.


Combined settlement for seven masons injured when a masonry wall collapsed during construction.


Verdict for an ironworker whose arm was severed by a 550-lb. steel beam falling from a crane.

Wrongful Death


Settlement in the wrongful death of an ironworker due to construction negligence.


Settlement for a union pipefitter killed when his scaffold collapsed.


Medical negligence verdict against a hospital for the death of a man who took his own life while admitted to the psychiatric ward.

Premises Liability


Verdict for a worker who suffered burn injuries when a grain bin exploded at a ConAgra, Inc. facility in Chester, Illinois.


Settlement for a visitor at McCormick Place who fell down stairs that were improperly designed and constructed.


Landmark settlement for a client who lost the use of both legs and one arm in a fall while walking down a flight of stairs at McCormick Place. 

Auto & Motorcycle Collisions


Settlement for a Chicago resident who suffered severe and permanent injuries after he was caused to lose control of his motorcycle on a public road.


Verdict for a motorcyclist partially paralyzed as a result of negligence of a village in failing to properly maintain a road sign.


Verdict in a wrongful death action involving a railroad crossing in Will County.

Products Liability


Settlement for a student who had suffered a severe concussion when an inflatable amusement ride malfunctioned.


Settlement for a man rendered triplegic after a fall on a stairway with a defective handrail.


Settlement for a female construction worker who suffered the amputation of her arm.

Medical Malpractice


Settlement in a medical malpractice action on behalf of a 63-year-old man who suffered a severe and permanent kidney injury.


Settlement involving the traumatic birth of a baby boy who was born with Cerebral Palsy of the spastic quadriplegic type.


Settlement for the negligent management of a baby’s breathing tube that resulted in severe brain injury.

Social Security Disability

Each year in Illinois, people suffer from serious physical and emotional injury or illness that prevents them from working.

Employment Law

If you believe you are the victim of discrimination or you were wrongfully terminated from your job, you should consult a lawyer to discuss the potential for bringing a claim against your employer.

“I just want to let you know between Jennifer and Lisa, you two are awesome attorneys and I will recommend you both till the end! I love your service and positivity throughout the process! Thank you both for all you have done! I honestly felt so comfortable with your service from the start! I can’t thank you both enough! Honestly!”

Joseph H.

“I would just like to say to everyone at the firm, this is about Jeff Alter, I know that you all there have large and much more profitable cases than mine, the people that Jeff and his secretary had to deal with are simply scandals and that is being polite, but Jeff and his wonderful secretary fought for me and my family, I was off work over this for over a year. Medical bills . . . just a lot of uncertainty, fear and just being taken great advantage of, my settlement is only a few dollars, less than $4,000, this is in no way due to lack of working hard and vigorously for me [sic].”

Eddie F.

“They did a great job with helping me with my workman's comp case. I would recommend this law firm to anyone that’s in need of a lawyer.”

Jeremy M.