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John M. Power

Skilled Chicago Personal Injury Attorney

A preeminent member of the Chicago legal community, Chicago personal injury lawyer John M. Power has an impressive record of successfully representing victims of personal injury, medical malpractice, and wrongful death. A founding partner of Cogan & Power, P.C., he has secured for his clients multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements totaling in excess of $85 million.

Mr. Power is equally proud of the relationships he has fostered with past and current clients. He speaks regularly with his clients, informing them of case developments, staying apprised of their situations, and developing friendships that endure long after a case has been resolved. With more than 25 years’ experience, John has amassed an extensive list of multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements, and an even lengthier list of gratified clients he continues to call friends.

To schedule a free consultation with John Power or another one of the skilled Chicago accident and injury lawyers at Cogan & Power, P.C., contact our office at (312) 477-2500.

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Notable Verdicts and Settlements

John Power has an admirable history of record-breaking achievements, earning him a place in the Crain Chicago Business Top Settlements and Verdicts issue. Some of his more notable verdicts and settlements include:

  • A multi-million dollar verdict for the family of a 16-day-old baby who died after being misdiagnosed and sent home from the hospital;
  • A record-breaking verdict for a woman who had a surgical sponge left in her abdomen;
  • A settlement that was 65 times greater than the insurance coverage available in a wrongful death case.

National Recognition

Nationally recognized by his peers and the legal profession, Chicago personal injury attorney John Power has received the highest possible peer-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, has been named one of the top 100 attorneys in Illinois by the Leading Lawyer Network. His considerable knowledge and experience handling high-profile and complex personal injury cases throughout Illinois have made him a sought-after speaker, and he has been an invited guest lecturer at both Loyola University School of Law and Northwestern School of Law.

Mr. Power was once again selected to appear on the 2018 Illinois Super Lawyers list, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 5% of attorneys in Illinois receive this distinction.

Mr. Power is currently serving on the Board of Governors of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. This is an elected position that places him amongst the highest profile and most successful trial lawyers in the state.

Professional Background

John Power received his law degree from Loyola University Law School in 1987. Prior to becoming a plaintiffs’ personal injury lawyer in 2001, John founded a defense firm that grew to 13 lawyers, where he specialized in personal injury and medical malpractice defense. John’s experience with and knowledge of defense strategy, combined with his commitment to and compassion for victims of personal injury, has served him well, resulting in a lengthy series of multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements.

Free Consultation

To schedule a free consultation with John Power or another one of the skilled Chicago Personal Injury Lawyers at, contact our office at (312) 477-2500, or email John at If you cannot come to our offices in downtown Chicago, we will come to you. And because we take cases on a contingency basis, you will not pay any fee unless we get you compensation.