McNamara Phelan McSteen is located in Joliet, IL. Our experienced personal Injury trial lawyers represent men and women injured from the result of the following negligence:
- Trucking accidents
- Automobile Accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Construction site injuries
- Dog bites and animal injuries
- Product defect and liability claims
- Premises liability, i.e. slip and falls
- Wrongful death
- Liquor liability
- Recreational vehicle accidents including
- Boating, ATV, Motorcycle, Etc.
- Nursing home injury or abuse
- Medical malpractice
Our attorneys have obtained millions of dollars in verdicts, awards and settlements for our clients. We utilize renowned experts in many fields, including engineers, nurses, physicians and accountants, all for the purpose of ensuring that our clients receive appropriate compensation for their injuries, pain and suffering they have endured due to the negligence or recklessness of others.
Should you become injured due to the fault of another, contact us immediately to arrange for a free consultation to discuss the nature of your case. We will help you determine the validity of any claims you may have, and advise you how to proceed should you require legal representation.
McNamara Phelan McSteen have settled personal injury law cases in Will County, Cook County, Grundy, Kendall and Kankakee including but not limited to: Bolingbrook, Burr Ridge, Channahon, Chicago, Coal City, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Elwood, Frankfort, Glen Ellyn, Homer Glen, Joliet, Kankakee, Lombard, Minooka, Morris, Naperville, New Lenox, Oakbrook, Orland Park, Plainfield, Romeoville, Shorewood, Tinley Park, Villa Park, and Wheaton, IL.
Personal Injury Law News
In Illinois, a person making a claim for injuries arising from an auto accident must prove two things in order to prevail: liability and damages. Proof of liability requires the presentation of evidence showing 1) that the other driver owed a specific duty to the...read more
In Illinois, a person is liable for an auto accident in which that person was negligent. If the liable party is insured, the financial responsibility will likely fall upon that party’s insurance company. However, as a practical matter, the negligent person’s financial...read more
Our client was unable to avoid a collision when another driver made a sudden left turn in front of her in Will County, Illinois. She suffered a chest wall contusion and various soft tissue injuries to her neck and back, as well as rib pain and damage to her front...read more
She underwent physical therapy and chiropractic treatment for various soft-tissue injuries before settling her claims with the other driver for his insurance policy limits. MPM then negotiated an additional $60,000.00 settlement from her own carrier under her...read more
In Illinois, a person is liable for an accident in which that person was negligent. Where a person has been injured as a result of the negligence, the negligent person is obligated to make financial payment to the injured one. If the liable party is insured, the...read more
A 61-old woman fell down a single step in a Will County resale shop, suffering a fractured ankle and ligament damage. Despite the fact that signs were posted, MPM filed suit on behalf of the woman, alleging that the shop failed to take sufficient additional steps to...read more
The State of Illinois has adopted modified comparative negligence as the standard for recovery of damages in a personal injury case. Specifically, the Illinois statute provides: In all actions on account of bodily injury or death or physical damage to property, based...read more
Should you find yourself facing the somewhat daunting task of providing sworn testimony in a deposition, there are two primary rules to remember: First, tell the truth. Second, keep your answers short. While there are many other things that the witness should...read more
People filing significant personal injury claims of less than $50,000.00 who reside in and around Chicago may likely be exposed to the “mandatory arbitration” process. Mandatory arbitration requires claims within certain damage limits to be tried before a panel of...read more
Practically every person who has found himself involved in civil litigation has encountered the often-cumbersome discovery process. Although time-consuming and frequently frustrating, discovery is a necessary evil for the practicing trial attorney, and for his or her...read more
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