News and Law Updates
The Illinois legislature passed a new law, effective January 1, 2018, which prohibits hospitals from maintaining a list of individuals who may not be admitted for treatment. Supporters of the legislation urged its passing to ensure access to medical care within...read more
Generally, you have the right to bring a witness to testify on your behalf at your social security hearing. However, the Administrative Law Judge has the discretion to pick and choose which witnesses he sees, if any. For this reason, you may want to ask your witnesses...read more
Bicyclists in Illinois can now put a red tail light on the rear of their bike, instead of, or in addition to the traditional red reflector. Bicycle groups laud the new law as a recognition of changing technology, which will provide for greater visibility,...read more
If your Social Security disability application is denied, you may have to appear before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) for an independent decision on your request for benefits. But how does the ALJ go about determining whether someone is disabled? The process is...read more
The civil attorneys of McNamara Phelan McSteen often consult with homeowners who either paid a contractor to do work which was not completed, or was done but done poorly and not in accordance with industry guidelines. Fortunately, Illinois has laws in place to...read more
Areas of Practice
Our experienced trial lawyers represent men and women injured in auto accident cases, premises liability cases, products liability matters, nursing home injury and medical malpractice cases. Over the years, our attorneys have obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for our clients.
Family & Matrimonial
Our family law division is dedicated to the practice of family law, which includes matters involving child custody disputes, child support and visitation issues, orders of protection, paternity disputes, and post-divorce enforcement of settlement agreements.
Criminal Defense & DUI
The Law Firm includes two former Will County Assistant State’s Attorneys, one former Peoria County Assistant State’s Attorney, one former Will County Assistant Public Defender and one former Missouri Assistant Attorney General.
Our attorneys have a long history of representing employees in claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliatory discharge and wrongful termination.
Corporate & Banking
The Law Firm represents and advises large and small businesses in all aspects of corporate and business law.
Civil Litigation & Collections
If you are experiencing a problem and have nowhere else to turn, speak with our attorneys about potential civil remedies for individuals or businesses.
If you become injured on the job, you are entitled to benefits for those injuries regardless of fault or negligence. We provide a free consultation to discuss your rights under the Workers’ Compensation Act.
Social Security Disability
The Law Firm represents individuals who have been denied Social Security disability and Supplemental Security Income disability benefits.
Landlord & Tenant
Our Law Firm provides both landlords and tenants with a full range of legal services. At the beginning of the landlord-tenant relationship, we can draft or review leases, both commercial and residential.
Driver’s License Reinstatement
As anyone whose driver’s license has been suspended or revoked can attest, the State of Illinois can make it extremely difficult to obtain reinstatement of one’s driving privileges. It can be equally difficult to obtain a permit to drive to work, school or for medical treatment.
The Law Firm has a long history of helping homeowners with their residential real estate needs.
Wills, Estates & Planning
John Rossi represents clients in a broad range of estate planning and probate matters.
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