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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Illinois Fatal Car Accident Attorneys

Representing Families of the Victims of Fatal Car Accidents in Wrongful Death Lawsuits 

Fatal car accidents are among the most common types of wrongful death lawsuits. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal auto accident caused by another person’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation in a wrongful death lawsuit.

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.

What Is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

A wrongful death lawsuit is a legal claim brought by the family of a deceased victim of negligence – whether the victim of a fatal auto accident, a personal injury accident, a dangerous or defective product, or medical malpractice. Wrongful death lawsuits involve complex legal issues of liability and damages.  If you have lost a loved one in a fatal auto accident or as a result of medical malpractice, it is highly recommended that you consult with a knowledgeable and experienced wrongful death attorney like the Chicago fatal auto accident attorneys at Cogan & Power.

At Cogan & Power, our compassionate Chicago wrongful death attorneys understand that no amount of money can ease the pain that you are feeling following the death of a loved one. But receiving compensation after a fatal car accident can go a long way in helping pay bills and ease the financial burden that can follow the death of a loved one. We strive to obtain the maximum recovery possible for our clients, which might include the following compensation in a wrongful death action:

  • Medical bills
  • Funeral expenses
  • Loss of future income and benefits
  • Loss of future inheritance
  • Loss of parental guidance (if decedent has minor children)
  • Loss of spousal companionship, protection and care
  • Grief, sorrow and mental suffering of surviving spouse and next of kin
  • Pain and suffering of the decedent prior to death
  • Punitive damages (if defendant’s actions were intentional)

How Can Cogan & Power Help?

The Chicago wrongful death attorneys at Cogan & Power have the skill, knowledge, and experience to comprehensively assess any potential wrongful death cause of action. At Cogan & Power, our Chicago fatal auto accident attorneys engage in a comprehensive factual investigation of the accident and a thorough legal analysis of all possible legal claims. Moreover, our vast experience litigating wrongful death actions allows us to analyze the potential damages to which you may be entitled. As a result of our vast experience, we have obtained several substantial verdicts and settlements in wrongful death cases, 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, it is important to act quickly to protect your rights, because wrongful death laws include strict time limitations (called statutes of limitations) governing when a lawsuit can be filed. The Chicago fatal auto accident attorneys at Cogan & Power work quickly to begin the legal analysis, factual investigation, and document preparation necessary to bring a successful wrongful death action.

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