Chicago Medical Malpractice Law Firm

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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Our Chicago personal injury attorneys represent clients in communities throughout Cook County and Illinois. Learn more about ways we can help you receive the compensation you need for your physical and financial recovery. Contact us today to schedule a free initial consultation.


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Chicago Fatal Auto Accident Attorneys

Chicago Lawyers Representing the Families of Those Killed in Fatal Auto Accidents

Fatal car accidents happen in Illinois all too often. In fact, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation, 956 people died in fatal motor vehicle accidents in 2012 alone and the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration reports that, in 2011, there were 29,757 fatal car crashes nationwide.

The Chicago fatal auto accident attorneys at Cogan & Power, P.C. have considerable experience representing clients in wrongful death lawsuits, including fatal auto accidents, fatal trucking accidents, fatal bus accidents, and fatal taxicab accidents. As a result of our comprehensive legal representation, extensive litigation experience, and considerable accident and injury knowledge, we have obtained numerous notable verdicts and settlements for our clients, including $6.8 million for a 24 year-old-man who was killed on an Illinois expressway in a collision with a commercial motor vehicle.

If you have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident, contact the Chicago wrongful death lawyers at Cogan & Power at (312) 477-2500 to schedule a free consultation to discuss a possible wrongful death claim.

Legal Claims following Fatal Car Accident

If you lost a loved one in a fatal auto accident, you may be able to recover compensation in a wrongful death lawsuit. The plaintiff must first prove that the defendant is liable for the decedent’s death as a result of negligent or intentional wrongdoing. Once liability is established, there are often complex legal issues regarding the appropriate level of compensation that should be awarded as damages.

Wrongful death damages can include compensation for the following:

  • Medical bills incurred by the decedent prior to death
  • Funeral expenses
  • Loss of the decedent’s future income
  • Loss of the decedent’s benefits (pension, health insurance, etc.)
  • Loss of future inheritance
  • Loss of parental guidance if the decedent has surviving minor children
  • Loss of spousal companionship, protection and care if the decedent was married
  • Pain and suffering of the survivors due to the trauma of losing a loved one
  • Pain and suffering of the decedent if an injury preceded the death
  • Punitive damages if the defendant’s actions were intentional, malicious or particularly egregious
  • Loss of normal life

Get the Dedicated and Skilled Legal Help You Need

We understand that no amount of compensation can bring your loved one back, but money damages can help ease the financial burden of the untimely death of a loved one. At Cogan & Power, we pride ourselves on the dedication, skill, and commitment that we provide to each and every client. We are personally invested in our clients’ overall wellbeing and, as a result, we have developed lasting friendships with many of our former clients. If you cannot come to our offices in downtown Chicago, we will come to you.

As a result of our comprehensive legal representation, extensive litigation experience, and considerable accident and injury knowledge, we have obtained numerous substantial verdicts and settlements for our clients, including $6.8 million for a 24 year-old man who was killed on an Illinois expressway in a collision with a commercial motor vehicle.

If you have lost a loved one in a fatal auto accident, do not hesitate to contact our office at (312) 477-2500 to discuss a possible wrongful death claim and learn more about the types of damages to which you may be entitled.  Because we take cases on a contingency basis, you will not pay any fee unless we get you compensation.

Chicago Medical Malpractice Law Firm