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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
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)

Chicago Medical Malpractice Law Firm

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Personal Injury Updates

Bike Share Safer than Regular Biking

More people are hitting the road on bicycles. Through 2005 to 2013, the number of people commuting to work by bicycle in the United States increased by 60 percent. Along with this increase, so has the magnitude of injuries and fatalities from bike injuries. However, a recent study conducted by the Mineta Transportation Institute investigated a large discrepancy in the number of deaths from bike … [...]

Can Parents Be Held Liable For Their Kids’ Bullying?

Bullying has, unfortunately, become an oft-committed offense, especially among teens and young adults, with some statistics showing that about 77 percent of students have admitted to being the victim of bullying. Moreover, recent bullying statistics show that bullying is on the rise among young adults, teens, and children, in large part due to the increase in cyber-bullying. In fact, about 42 … [...]

Can Retailers Be Held Liable for Selling Synthetic Drugs?

Synthetic drug use has grown at an alarming rate in recent years, especially among teens and young adults. In fact, in the period from 2010 to 2011, the number of people in Illinois hospitalized from taking synthetic drugs skyrocketed from 65 to 604, according to the Illinois Poison Center. To combat the increasing number of injuries and fatalities caused by synthetic drugs, several states and … [...]

Depression Drugs Linked to Infant Birth Defects

Depression drugs have been linked to a variety of birth defects and injuries. Hospitals and physicians are responsible for safe prenatal care and deliveries that ensure, as much as possible, a healthy baby at birth without injuries caused by medical negligence. In Illinois, a Chicago birth injury lawyer often sees medical mistakes that result in birth injuries. Birth Defects vs Birth Injuries A … [...]

Federal agency seeks to set up alcohol/drug clearinghouse for truck drivers

As more tractor trailers fill the nation’s roadways, Illinois motorists are more at risk of becoming involved in a tragic commercial truck accident. Many Winnebago County truck accident attorneys know that drowsy, distracted and impaired truck drivers pose a risk to motorists on the road. Last year, the FMCSA proposed a new rule that would create a national database where law enforcement, … [...]

Former NHL Players File Concussion Lawsuit

  The National Hockey League (NHL) is the latest defendant named in a string of high-profile class actions lawsuits regarding concussion injuries. As CBS Sports reports, 10 former professional hockey players filed a lawsuit in Washington D.C. on November 25, claiming that the NHL was negligent in protecting players from concussion injuries over the years. The lawsuit seeks money … [...]

GM’s faulty ignition switch found responsible for 7 deaths so far

When people in Illinois purchase a new car, they expect that car to operate free of any manufacturing or design defect. That expectation has gone unmet for thousands of people who are now involved in an action against General Motors that claims injury and death for an undetermined number of victims. Seven fatalities due to crashes caused by a malfunctioning ignition switch produced by GM were … [...]

New Developments in Investigation into Meningitis Outbreak

For the past year, a federal grand jury in Boston has been investigating the New England Compounding Center (NECC) for its role in the nationwide meningitis outbreak that took the lives of 64 and injured 751 more last year. On November 25, federal prosecutors announced that they will be joining forces with a separate grand jury investigation that is currently underway in Michigan. "This … [...]

New Illinois Law Will Help Personal Injury Plaintiffs Obtain Settlement Funds More Quickly and Efficiently

Many personal injury lawsuits end in a settlement. Unfortunately, a settlement with the defendant is not always the clean conclusion to the legal debate that many plaintiffs expect. In fact, many times plaintiff find themselves embroiled in a post-settlement to receive the settlement funds – but that all should end soon due to a new Illinois designed to simplify the collection of settlement … [...]

Prompt Payment to Injured Parties

Legislature Takes Action to Insure Prompt Payment to Injured Parties Within the past month, both houses of the Illinois legislature passed Senate Bill 1912, which provides that a settling defendant must pay all sums due to a settling plaintiff (the party bringing suit) within 21 days of tender by the plaintiff to the defendant of a properly executed release. This bill, which would prevent … [...]

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