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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)

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3 impacts a burn injury has on victims

Many Illinois residents may have experienced burns from heat, exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays, chemicals or electricity. The American Burn Association reports that approximately 450,000 traumatic burn injuries receive medical treatment in U.S. hospitals annually. According to information provided by the Johns Hopkins Medical Health Library, the leading cause of these injuries for children … [...]

4 causes of slip-and-fall accidents

In DuPage County, Illinois, a woman recently filed a lawsuit against a popular chain restaurant, TGI Fridays, when she allegedly slipped on a puddle of liquid on the floor, according to Patch Network. The fall caused extensive injuries, she claims, and she is now seeking compensation for medical costs. Any slip-and-fall attorney Chicago knows that medical costs for these types of accidents can … [...]

6 Things Clients Need to Know about Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Claims

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Advanced Technology to Battle Birth Injuries

Although most infants are born without significant complications, the rate of birth injuries in the United States is still quite alarming. Approximately 7 out of every 1,000 American infants suffer some type of birth injury. That means that there are about 28,000 birth injuries each year in the U.S., which is an average of 76 each day, and around 3 each hour. Advances in technology, however, could … [...]

Are You Safer Sitting in the Front or Rear Seat?

Are you frequently an automobile passenger? If so, take heed: New research has examined the safest places to sit when riding in an automobile. The Safest Seat in an Injury-Producing Automobile Accident An Australian study of automobile accidents has found that passengers riding in the back seats of a car sustain much more serious injuries than those who are riding in the automobile's front seat. … [...]

Asbestos Related Personal Injury Lawsuits Blocked by Illinois Court

Exposure to asbestos can cause permanent damage to an individual's health. The fine fibers of silicate material once woven into everything from brake linings to insulating materials can dislodge and become airborne. Once in the air, they can be inhaled where they lodge themselves within the lungs. … [...]

Blast Injuries Cause Serious and Lasting Brain Injuries in Vets

Head injuries and traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can be life-altering, causing serious physical, cognitive, emotional, and social injuries – and we are just beginning to understand the long-term impact of head injuries, even relatively “mild” head injuries like concussions. For instance, concussions have been linked to a number of lifelong medical problems, including depression, fatigue, sleep … [...]

Brain injury victims at higher risk for stroke and dementia

A brain trauma occurs when an individual’s cognitive function is affected after receiving a severe blow to the head. It may also be caused when an object pierces the skull, or when the brain violently impacts against the skull. Illinois residents may suffer this type of injury in a variety of accidents, including falls, unintentional blows to the head and motor vehicle crashes. … [...]

Can I Recover Money for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?

  Personal injury accidents – including car accidents, trucking accidents, dog attacks, and workplace accidents – are often sudden and traumatic events. As a result, it is not uncommon for an injured party to suffer psychological injuries in addition to physical injuries. For instance, some accident victims suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In fact, according to the … [...]

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 … [...]

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