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Illinois Accident Attorneys

If you have suffered an injury in an accident or lost a loved one because of another person's negligence, call the personal injury attorneys who, for decades, have made a difference to thousands of people throughout the Chicago region. Call Cogan & Power, P.C., Attorneys at Law - The professional expertise you need; the personal attention you deserve.

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Our attorneys have litigated complex injury and medical malpractice cases in both federal and state court.

Illinois Accident Attorneys

Michael Cogan, Founding Partner

Michael P. Cogan is a trial attorney who spends his days in the courtrooms of Illinois fighting for victims' rights. His law firm, Cogan and Power, P.C., Attorneys at Law, has obtained over $250 million on behalf of injured people.

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Areas of Practice :

Medical Malpractice, Legal Malpractice, Personal Injury,
Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA)

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Slip and Fall

Illinois Slip and Fall Claims Scrutinized by Insurers

Chicago Personal Injury Attorneys In the past few years, big insurance companies have subjected slip and fall claims to greater scrutiny and investigation due to a report by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (the “NICB”), headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois. According to a press release from the NICB, insurance companies and law enforcement agencies in 2010 started targeting organized … [...]

Injuries From Failures to Follow Safety Rules

Chicago Workplace Safety Attorneys Failures by employers or contractors to follow state and federal safety regulations too often result in death or injury to workers, or even to worksite visitors or passersby. That is why the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) inspects workplaces and investigates complaints about hazardous conditions. Just … [...]

Prompt Payment to Injured Parties

Legislature Takes Action to Insure Prompt Payment to Injured Parties Within the past month, both houses of the Illinois legislature passed Senate Bill 1912, which provides that a settling defendant must pay all sums due to a settling plaintiff (the party bringing suit) within 21 days of tender by the plaintiff to the defendant of a properly executed release. This bill, which would prevent … [...]

Slip and Falls No Laughing Matter

People often make light of pratfalls, including Hollywood artists (e.g., Chevy Chase, Jerry Lewis and Dick van Dyke) who have made a living out of making people laugh about falling down. But the fact is that slips and falls are no laughing matter, as they are the number one cause of disabling accidents in the home and workplace. According to the National Safety Council and the National Floor … [...]

Slip-and-fall injuries and brain trauma

A head injury that disrupts normal brain function is called a traumatic brain injury, or TBI. It is considered mild if there is only a brief change in consciousness or mental state, and these are typically called concussions. Often, subtle complications from mild to moderate brain injuries escape diagnosis and cause problems that prevent a speedy recovery. A person in Illinois with a severe head … [...]

Slips and Falls

Slips and Falls: Nothing to Take Lightly Slip and fall accidents are among the most common cause of injury in the U.S. They are so prevalent that shop owners, building managers, municipalities, insurance companies and their legal representatives have an established process for responding to an injured claimant in a way that will minimize their losses. That is why victims who have suffered … [...]

Vacation Safety Tips

In the upcoming weeks, many families and students will pack their bags and head out for a Spring Break vacation. While vacations are intended to be a fun and relaxing experience, they also come with risks and dangers if you are not careful. There are a number of things that tourists can and should do while traveling in order to minimize the risk of accidents and injuries. Tips for a Safe … [...]

What Should I Do If I Am Injured in a Restaurant?

  Restaurants are a popular venue for social gatherings and entertainment. But they are also a common place for accidents and injuries for patrons and employees alike. For instance, restaurant accidents and injuries can happen for the following reasons: Food poisoning Slip and fall accidents Burns due to hot food or drinks Car accidents in restaurant parking lots Sharp … [...]

Who Is Liable for Personal Injury Accidents on School Property?

Parents send their children off to school each morning in the hopes that they will learn and socialize in a safe environment. Unfortunately, accidents and injuries can happen on school property just like any other location. For instance, a child can be injured while playing on the playground during recess or by slipping on a wet surface in the hallway. Children who complete in school-sponsored … [...]

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