Chicago Medical Malpractice Law Firm

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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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Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorneys

Representing Families of the Victims of Medical Malpractice in Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor, nurse, hospital, or other healthcare provider fails to comply with his or her obligation to provide adequate medical treatment and a patient is injured or killed as a result. Medical malpractice claims involve complex legal and factual issues, particularly when the patient died as a result of medical negligence.

When you suspect that medical malpractice may have caused your loved one’s death, you need experienced legal counsel that you can trust. Cogan & Power, P.C. is a premier Chicago medical malpractice law firm that is dedicated to protecting the legal rights of the victims of medical malpractice and their families. Our extensive experience handling a wide variety of medical malpractice cases, along with our keen knowledge of the legal and medical issues involved, allows us to provide our clients with exceptional legal advice and advocacy as we strive to get them the compensation that they deserve.

If you have lost a loved one as a result of medical malpractice, contact the Chicago wrongful death lawyers at Cogan & Power at (312) 477-2500 to schedule a free consultation to discuss a possible wrongful death claim.

Liability for Medical Malpractice

Wrongful death lawsuits of any kind are complex and challenging cases, and these cases can be further complicated when medical malpractice is involved. Proving liability in a fatal medical malpractice case can be difficult, with challenging factual and legal issues. Depending on the specific facts of the case, a doctor, nurse, hospital, or drug manufacturer might be named as a defendant in a wrongful death lawsuit involving medical malpractice. For these reasons, the assistance of a Chicago wrongful death attorney with considerable medical malpractice experience is crucial.

At Cogan & Power, we are a preeminent Chicago medical malpractice law firm. We pride ourselves on our friendly and collegial approach to legal representation. More than legal advocates, we take a compassionate approach to wrongful death legal representation. By taking a collaborative approach to legal representation, we are able to draw on the diverse backgrounds of each of our attorneys, including a former nurse with an extensive medical background, and former defense attorneys, including former in-house counsel to a hospital, who have developed access to a vast network of medical experts and consultants.

Because we focus on medical malpractice cases, we possess unsurpassed knowledge of the legal and procedural issues that can come into play when pursuing a medical malpractice or wrongful death claim. We understand the importance of swift and comprehensive information- gathering so that we can assemble the necessary evidence to support your legal claims.

We have obtained numerous multi-million verdicts and settlementson behalf of the victims of medical malpractice, including an $11.4 million settlement for the surviving family of a man who died as a result of injuries sustained during a cervical fusion revision, $3 million for the surviving family of a 7-year-old boy who died after treatment at an area hospital, and nearly $3 million for the parents of a one-year-old who died as a result of injuries sustained at birth, among several other notable verdicts and settlements.

Wrongful Death Lawsuits Damages

The plaintiff in a wrongful death action involving a medical malpractice fatality may be entitled to receive compensation for medical bills, funeral expenses, loss of future income and benefits, loss of future inheritance, mental suffering, pain and suffering of the decedent prior to death, and possibly punitive damages.

Act Quickly to Protect Your Rights

Wrongful death laws include strict time limitations (called statutes of limitations) governing when a lawsuit can be filed. Accordingly, it is important to act quickly to protect your rights. By enlisting the help of an experienced Illinois wrongful death attorney like those at Cogan & Power, you can promptly begin the legal analysis, factual investigation, and document preparation necessary to bring a successful wrongful death action.

Do not hesitate to contact our office at (312) 477-2500 to discuss a possible wrongful death claim and learn more about the types of damages to which you may be entitled. We take cases on a contingency basis, so you will not pay any fee unless we get you compensation.

Chicago Medical Malpractice Law Firm