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Casciato, Swing Promoted to Shareholder at Johnson & Bell, Ltd.

Johnson & Bell has promoted Jack J. Casciato and Susan K. Swing to Shareholder at the firm. Please join us in congratulating our colleagues on this achievement. Jack J. Casciato 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   Continue Reading »

Brad R. Schneiderman

Brad R. Schneiderman concentrates his practice in medical malpractice litigation, health care liability and premises liability.  He has experience representing hospitals, physicians, and other health care professionals in all phases of litigation.  He also defends hospital facilities in premises liability matters.  In addition, Mr. Schneiderman has represented clients in commercial litigation and other litigation matters.   Continue Reading »

Katie E. Gorrie Secures Summary Judgment in Significant Defense Win for General Contractor

Johnson & Bell Shareholder, Katie E. Gorrie, obtained summary judgment in a construction negligence claim filed against her client, a large general contractor in Illinois. It is rare that motions for summary judgment are granted in construction negligence cases, which makes this ruling a development of potential interest to general contractors throughout Illinois. In this   Continue Reading »

Seeking Nearly $1 Million for Fall, Plaintiff Walks Away with $37,500

Johnson & Bell Shareholder, Edward W. Hearn received a very favorable outcome in a three-day jury trial in Federal Court in Indiana. The case involved a 65-year-old woman who took one step out of her car in a parking lot of a national retail pharmacy chain and fell, fracturing her femur, which required surgery, insertion   Continue Reading »

Burke, Boehm and Ryndak Recover $700K in Insurance Coverage Dispute

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed that Selective Insurance Company must defend and indemnify Johnson & Bell client, Target Corporation, in a federal lawsuit brought by a woman who claimed she sustained a traumatic brain injury when a dressing room door in a Target store fell on her. The federal trial court found   Continue Reading »

Jeremy A. Kogan

Jeremy A. Kogan concentrates his practice in retail and gen­eral negligence, with focuses on premise liability, pharmaceutical negligence and intentional torts. Mr. Kogan has experience in all stages of litigation, including: case management conferences, motion hearings, arbitrations, settlements, depositions and drafting motions. In law school, Mr. Kogan was Publications Editor of the Consumer Law Review and published the   Continue Reading »

Johnson and Bell Welcomes Jeremy A. Kogan

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Robert M. Burke Hits a Bullseye

Johnson & Bell is pleased to announce that Shareholder and Vice President Robert M. Burke has been recognized as a 2015 Bullseye Barrister for Target Corporation.  The award is presented quarterly to an attorney recognized for obtaining outstanding results on Target’s behalf. Bob has been representing Target in the Chicagoland area for 8 years. According   Continue Reading »

Risk Management "Moment" -- Enhancing Guest Safety at Hotels

Several quick suggestions for improving guest safety at hotels. Premises Audit: Often referred to as a legal liability audit, these initiatives help hotels identify and address the risks they face on their properties. The audit can be performed by a hotel’s security team or a third party, but it needs to be conducted by an   Continue Reading »

Johnson & Bell Attorneys Selected as 2015 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Congratulations to our 17 attorneys chosen as Super Lawyers and our 2 attorneys chosen as Rising Stars! Every year, Super Lawyers creates a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel. The attorneys are selected by a rigorous rating process including peer   Continue Reading »
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