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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
Attorney Cogan Power

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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Cumulative Trauma: The Train Reaction

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Cumulative trauma can build up over the course of a career to cause debilitating injuries that prevent railroad workers from fulfilling their duties. While each stress, impact, or exposure is often minor, the physically demanding nature of the job and the presence of dangerous work conditions can cause permanent damage to muscles, knees, joints, tendons, and nerves. Each time an employee is … [...]

ATA Autonomous Truck Policy Guidelines Introduced

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Automated automotive technology is a rapidly evolving field and the American Trucking Association has recently adopted their first official policies regarding the use of the technology within the transportation industry. The 21-point policy, which was approved by the board of directors, establishes a framework for the introduction, use, and management of these new technologies. Key Policy … [...]

The Top Causes of Injuries During the Holidays Might Surprise You

Christmas candles, personal injury

The holiday season presents many opportunities for individuals to suffer a personal injury or wrongful death. The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that there is an average of 230 injuries every day during the holiday season caused by decorations alone. These injuries include everything from cuts and burns to broken bones and loss of life. The Dangers of Decoration Decoration related … [...]

When Mismanaged Fetal Distress Leads to Birth Injury

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Physicians and members of the delivery team can be held liable for birth injuries caused by their mismanagement of fetal distress. Because there are many dangers to a baby's health during delivery, it is crucial for medical professionals to have the skills and expertise required to perform their jobs. When they do not, or when they act negligently, they can cause significant harm to patients under … [...]

Is This Killer Lurking in Your Laundry Room?

a washing machine, personal injury

Commonly used laundry detergent pods present a potentially toxic hazard to children. These pods, which can contain powder or liquid, may appear as "treats" to young children who may ingest them thinking they are candy. According to the American Association of Poison Control Centers, there were more than 12,500 calls made in 2015 stemming from children ingesting laundry detergent pods. As pods have … [...]

Why Many Victims of Medical Malpractice Remain “Hidden”

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Approximately 95% of instances of medical malpractice don't result in lawsuits or claims which creates a tremendous number of "hidden" cases of malpractice. There are many reasons that an attorney may choose not to pursue a claim and it is important to understand these when contacting a medical malpractice lawyer. Factors to Consider Medical malpractice lawyers consider several factors during a … [...]

Stored Energy ( A Force to Be Reckoned With)

railroad-workers, railroad injury

Stored energy can pose a serious risk to the health and safety of railroad workers long after a train has rolled to a complete stop. Whether electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, or mechanical, this stored energy can cause crushing injuries, burns, electrocution, etc. when released. The release of stored energy that causes injuries and fatalities often occurs during service and maintenance … [...]

Stem Cell Treatments Put Patients At Risk

injection, medical malpractice

21st-century medicine is evolving rapidly, and in the rush to receive stem cell treatments the safety of patients is placed at risk by unproven therapies that can negatively affect the patient's health. Recently, the United States Food and Drug Administration began actively targeting clinics that offer unproven therapies to their patients. The goal of these efforts is to shut-down dangerous … [...]

Carbon Monoxide: The Silent Killer

gas stove, personal injury

Nationwide, carbon monoxide poisoning claims 430 lives and sends nearly 50,000 people to hospitals every year. Known as the "silent killer," Carbon Monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless gas that results from the incomplete combustion of fuel. It can be emitted from gas ranges, fireplaces, portable generators, furnaces, etc. Symptoms of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Symptoms of CO poisoning include … [...]

Top Speed Reductions Lead to Fewer Truck Accidents

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According to a 2012 study that was funded by the federal government, reducing maximum truck speeds results in a reduced rate of truck accidents, lending support for the use of speed-limiting devices on large commercial trucks. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration used this study to support its proposed rule to mandate the installation of speed limiters in all large commercial trucks. … [...]

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