Jack J. Casciato became a shareholder in 2018. Jack focuses his practice on defending trucking companies in trucking accidents, hospitals and doctors in medical malpractice actions, nursing homes in litigation brought pursuant to the Nursing Home Care Act, retailers in premises liability actions, and product manufacturers. His practice is split between defending clients in both state and federal court where he acts as the handling attorney in multi-party litigation.
In order to best achieve successful outcomes, Jack works closely with insurers, third-party administrators and general counsels to cost-effectively manage litigation and maintain consistent collaboration. Jack has deposed countless witnesses including medical and liability experts of widespread disciplines. His practice has led him to develop extensive knowledge of disciplines such as surgical procedure, post-operative care, and accident reconstruction.
His clients include one of the largest publicly traded trucking companies in North America as well as several Chicagoland trucking companies and nursing homes. In 2016, Jack was added as a panel defense attorney for a Chicagoland based Fortune 500 retailer, a panel defense attorney for a specialized trucking insurer and a panel defense attorney for an international TPA. In 2017, Jack was recognized as an "Emerging Lawyer" by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company, which surveys lawyers on which of their peers or competitors they would recommend to a family member or a friend.
A former collegiate level hockey player, Jack has also represented current and former National Hockey League players and coaches at salary arbitration and in a wide range of matters. Jack is also a frequent contributor to the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin where he has published numerous articles applicable to his practice.
In 2017, Jack was nominated to serve on the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Innovator Board, which is comprised of young Chicago professionals that strive to organize philanthropic events for the hospital.