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Chicago Accident and Injury Attorneys

Representing the Victims of Medical Malpractice and Catastrophic Accidents throughout Illinois

With almost 200 years of experience, Cogan & Power P.C.’s distinguished Chicago trial lawyers provide personalized service to victims and families faced with medical malpractice, wrongful death, trucking accidents, and personal injury. We pride ourselves on providing clients with exceptional legal advice and personalized client attention in an effort to get you the results that you deserve.

As aggressive Chicago personal injury trial lawyers, we advocate for injured adults, children and newborns, as well as the family members of deceased victims, throughout Illinois. We are proud to have recovered more than $360 million in settlements and verdicts on behalf of people who have suffered injury or loss because of someone else’s negligence or misconduct.

Our goal is not only to protect the rights of accident and injury victims, but to help prevent medical malpractice and personal injury accidents from happening in the future.

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(312) 477-2500
Schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with one of our knowledgeable Chicago accident and injury lawyers.

Our Philosophy

Understanding that our clients often are struggling with physical, financial, and emotional challenges, we are committed to providing the highest quality legal representation in an intimate and supportive environment. From the first phone call or visit, every client becomes a member of our professional family. Our partners take a personal interest in every case and every client, and communicate directly with their clients, keeping them well apprised of the progress of their case.

Because we are a small firm that values collaboration, we draw on the unique skill and knowledge of each of our Chicago Personal injury attorneys in every case. Our tight legal team includes two former defense lawyers, a nationally recognized trucking attorney, former in-house counsel at a well-respected teaching hospital, and a former surgical nurse whose career spans the courtroom and the operating room. Accordingly, our clients benefit from the advice and counsel of not just one partner, but multiple attorneys with diverse and targeted experience.

This collaboration also enables us to assemble a team of knowledgeable, highly qualified experts, physicians, and other consultants necessary to support claims involving medical malpractice, obstetrical negligence, trucking accidents, and personal injury. Clients appreciate our collaborative approach to legal representation, because it allows us to provide small-firm personal attention with big-firm legal experience.

Clients appreciate our collaborative approach to legal representation, because it allows us to provide small-firm personal attention with big-firm legal experience.

Areas of Legal Focus

We focus on representing clients in complex accident and injury cases, including the following:

Medical Malpractice

We trust doctors and medical professionals with our lives. They, in turn, have an obligation to provide us, as patients, with a certain standard of care. When medical accidents occur, the results can be physically, emotionally, and financially devastating. Every day, we see the catastrophic, life-changing injuries that medical malpractice can inflict, be it from a missed…

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Wrongful Death & Catastrophic Accidents

Wrongful death lawsuits are legal claims brought by the family of a deceased victim of negligence, whether personal injury, product liability, or medical malpractice. Wrongful death lawsuits involve complex legal issues of liability and damages. If you have lost a loved one in a catastrophic accident or as a result of medical malpractice, it is highly recommended that you consult with a knowledgeable and experienced wrongful death attorney.

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Trucking Accidents

Trucking accidents are among the most deadly, catastrophic accidents occurring on Illinois’s busy roadways. They also can result in the most complicated legal cases. At Cogan & Power, P.C., our unique legal team, which includes a nationally recognized member of the prestigious Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, is committed to obtaining just compensation for victims and their families.

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Personal Injury

Personal injury law covers a wide range of accidents and injuries, from auto accidents to construction accidents to slip and fall accidents. Many of these types of accidents are addressed in detail in the Practice Areas section of our website. As a rule, personal injury is covered by tort law, which provides that the party responsible for causing or contributing to an accident is liable for the damages, injuries, or deaths resulting from the accident.

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Construction Accidents

Accidents at construction sites with heavy machines and equipment can involve serious injuries and even death. Accordingly, contractors and subcontractors working at construction sites are subject to strict requirements, including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.

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Dangerous & Defective Products

Dangerous and defective products make their way into the hands of consumers every day, causing countless injuries, illnesses, and deaths. If you have been injured as a result of a defective product, you may be able to recover damages for your injuries through a product liability lawsuit.

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FELA- Injury to Railway Workers

The Federal Employers’ Liability Act, known as the FELA, provides compensation for work injuries to railroad workers. If you are a railroad employee, you are not entitled to state worker compensation benefits or coverage. If you work for the railroad, your only right to compensation for a work-related injury is through the FELA.

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Free, No-Obligation Legal Consultation

At Cogan & Power, one of our skilled Chicago injury attorneys will provide you with a no-cost, no-obligation consultation to discuss your case. We will take the time to listen to your situation and learn more about what you hope to achieve. And we take all cases on a contingency basis, which means you will not pay any fees unless we get you compensation.

If you have been injured or a loved one has died as a result of negligence, do not delay. Contact Cogan & Power at (312) 477-2500 today to schedule an appointment with one of our dedicated Chicago accident and injury attorneys. If you cannot come to our offices, we will come to you.

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