Chicago Medical Malpractice Law Firm

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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Wrongful Death

$2.75 Million | Northshore University Doctors Fail to Order Cancer Testing

$2.75 Million - The family of a cancer patient was awarded $2.75 million when physicians at Northshore University Healthsystem failed to order a PET scan and/or a needle biopsy which resulted in a delay in the diagnosis of the patient's lung cancer between November 2006 and June 2010. Diagnosis at stage I would have resulted in a cure rate of approximately 80%. (Read the Article in the Chicago … [...]

$3.2 Million | Wrongful Death Suit with Hospital and Physicians

$3.2 Million - The husband of a woman who died from complications after a hysterectomy has received a $3.2 million wrongful death settlement in Cook County Circuit Court….The patient, her abdomen rigid and swollen, was readied for surgery. A hole was discovered in her colon, which allowed fecal matter and gastric liquids to seep into her abdominal cavity after the hysterectomy. (Read the … [...]

$3.25 Million | Brain Aneurysm Wrongful Death Suit

$3.25 Million - John Power represented the estate of a woman who died from an untreated brain aneurysm after several visits to doctors and hospitals in the days before her death. The patient was given pain medicine and medication to treat a sinus infection but was not given any radiographic studies to determine if any larger issues were the cause of her persistent headache. (Read the Article in … [...]

Bike-Sharing Programs and Bicycle Safety

Since the first bike-share program appeared nearly a decade ago, this new mode of transportation has resulted in zero fatalities. … [...]

Care of Veterans Top Concern for Families

Questionable treatment plans and sub-par hospitals are not acceptable for veterans. These men and women deserve proper funding to ensure access to state-of-the-art care. Veterans deserve the very best that medical care can provide. They deserve to see a physician who can correctly diagnose and treat their conditions. Conditions in VA hospitals are continuing to decline due to poor funding and … [...]

Chicago boat service provider sued in wrongful death case

Chicago’s location on Lake Michigan provides boating and sailing enthusiasts with plenty of opportunity to be on the water. However, any Chicago personal injury attorney would say that when boats have not been properly maintained, a boating accident is inevitable, causing harm to innocent victims. … [...]

Cogan & Power Reaches Two Multi-Million Dollar Settlements

The Chicago medical malpractice lawyers recently reached two multi-million dollar settlements in medical malpractice lawsuits, including a $3.25 million settlement that was reached in a wrongful death lawsuit stemming from the death of Teresa Ochoa who died as a result of an untreated brain aneurysm and a $2.75 million settlement on behalf of a woman whose cancer went undiagnosed for four years … [...]

Companies that Don’t Warn of Dangers Responsible under FELA

The rejection of a 2015 appeal by the Illinois Central Railroad Company highlights the rights that employees have to a safe work environment, and to be properly warned of workplace hazards. The appeal came after a jury awarded over $1.3 million in the case of Jacob Lilienthal, a deceased former railroad employee. Lilienthal and his wife Jane first sued his former employer in 2005, and … [...]

Coronavirus the Latest Infection to Hit Hospitals

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorneys   When patients go to hospitals, they expect to be in a safe and sterile environment, but unfortunately that is not always the case. Many health care workers do their best to prevent the spread of infections, but sometimes they are not adequately trained, instructed or managed with regard to proper prevention procedures. According to estimates by … [...]

Defective Baby Recliners Pose Risks to Children

Illinois Product Liability Lawyers A Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) recall of 165,000 baby recliners, which was recently reported in the Huffington Post, is just the latest example of threats posed to children from products that were improperly designed, manufactured or marketed and sold. The recall in question relates to baby recliners marketed in many states under the names of … [...]

Chicago Medical Malpractice Law Firm