EVANSTON, Ill. (December 9, 2016) – The Grand Avenue exit of westbound I-94 near Gurnee, Ill. is a notoriously dangerous stretch of road in Lake County. One Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard client was recently injured in a car accident along the exit. Now, he is speaking out about what makes this exit particularly dangerous. Bill Bertram and Partner Jennifer Ashley discussed the issue with FOX 32 Chicago’s Investigative Reporter Dane Placko.
CHICAGO (November 28, 2016) – A Winnebago County jury has awarded $1.4 million to a woman who suffered a back injury after her car was rear-ended in a parking lot.
CHICAGO – An elderly woman who became partially paralyzed after fracturing her spine during a hospital stay has settled her lawsuit for $2 million.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (November 21, 2016) – A Winnebago County jury awarded Stacy Stepancik-Goff a $1.4 million verdict Nov. 17 for injuries she sustained in a Roscoe parking lot car accident. Attorneys Brian L. Salvi, Patrick A. Salvi II and Andrew J. Burkavage of the law firm Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. obtained the verdict on behalf of Stepancik-Goff.
Below are two news articles on the verdict:
OCTOBER 10, 2016 – Patrick A. Salvi, the Managing Equity Partner at Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, was featured in the October issue of Fra Noi Magazine for being selected as the 2017 Best Lawyers Lawyer of the year for Personal Injury Litigation.
CHICAGO (September 11, 2016) – The popularity of biking along the Northwest Side arterial, with its stretches of marked or protected bike lanes and its connections to downtown and The 606 trail, has contributed to the appeal of surrounding neighborhoods. But the trendiness of Goose Island and Logan Square and the improved economy have prompted construction along Milwaukee, which in turn has led to some unnerving months for cyclists, who have had to dodge trucks and construction fencing while rattling their bones over broken pavement.
Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard Partner Jeffrey J. Kroll was interviewed by the Chicago Tribune’s Mary Wisniewski about the recent spike in Chicago bicycle accidents. Click here to read the full story.
A new bicycle law that goes into effect in January is particularly meaningful to a grieving widow with a message to share.
Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard Partner Jeff Kroll broke down the law and what it means for bikers and motorists for NBC Chicago. Click here to learn more about the new Dennis’ Law.
August 29, 2016 (Salvi Law) – Just days before two cyclists were fatally struck by automobiles in Chicago, Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation strengthening the rights of cyclists.
The law will go into effect on January 1, 2017. Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard Partner Jeffrey J. Kroll was featured live on FOX 32 News on August 29 to discuss what the new law means for both bikers and motorists.
CHICAGO – Last week alone saw one child airlifted to a Pittsburgh hospital after a fall from a roller coaster, another brain damaged after falling off a Ferris wheel in Tennessee, and a 10-year-old boy die after a ride on a Kansas water slide.
These tragedies have raised fear for many thrill seekers wondering how safe are the rides they love? Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard Partner Patrick Salvi II discussed the issue LIVE on FOX 32’s Good Day Chicago. Click here to watch the segment.
There’s a certain set of personal injury lawyers in Chicago who, over the course of decades, have become standard-bearers for the profession. Instead of talking to them, Chicago Lawyer spoke with a few veteran attorneys who stand a serious shot of making that short list in the future to learn how the field of personal injury is evolving. Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard partner Patrick A. Salvi II was among those elite attorneys profiled for the article. Click here to read more.
A local man was hospitalized after a dentist dropped a dental instrument down his throat during a routine procedure. The instrument had to be removed from his gastrointestinal system. Luckily, he made a full recovery. Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. helped the man collect a $675,000 settlement for damages due to the medical error.
The parents of a 25-year-old woman fatally struck by a truck while riding a Divvy bike in July in the Northwest Side Avondale neighborhood filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday. The lawsuit was filed in Cook County court Monday by Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard attorney Jeffrey J. Koll.
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Below are links to news articles regarding the lawsuit:
NEW ORLEANS (June 17, 2016) – A couple has filed suit against several pharmaceutical companies alleging a drug harmed the husband.
David Rowell and Rebecca Rowell filed a complaint on May 27 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana against Janssen Research & Development LLC, Janssen Ortho LLC, Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc., et al. alleging negligent misrepresentation, fraudulent concealment and other counts. The plaintiffs are represented by Patrick A. Salvi II and Andrew J. Burkavage of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard.
Below is an interview of Attorney Brian Salvi on the Frank Fontana Show about dog bite litigation and prevention.
On May 29, 2016, attorney Brian Salvi was on the Frank Fontana show on WGN Radio, where he discussed dog bite cases. Click on the video below to listen to the interview: