Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Our medical malpractice attorneys represent clients who are injured or killed by the careless or intentional acts of healthcare providers such as hospitals, doctors, nurses, psychiatrists, dentists, chiropractors and podiatrists. When these medical errors cause a patient to suffer a significant injury or death, (but the actions do not rise to the level of a crime), they can provide the basis for a medical malpractice lawsuit.

What Types of Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Do We Handle?

We handle a variety of medical malpractice claims for clients in Chicago and throughout Illinois, including those arising out of:

For over 20 years, our malpractice lawyers have successfully fought for victims of medical negligence in Illinois. Armed with this experience, our litigation team is prepared to handle the most complex medical malpractice matters for clients.

Since 1992, we have recovered over $660 million for clients, including a number of record verdicts and settlements. This outstanding record of success has earned us the respect of both our peers and adversaries who know we will never accept less than full compensation for our clients.

There are statutes of limitations for filing medical malpractice lawsuits in Illinois, so it is important to take action as soon as possible to protect your rights.

Call us for a Free Consultation With a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Contact us through our online form or call us toll-free at 877-374-1417 or 312-332-2872. Or, connect live with our chat operators and a lawyer from our firm will call you back.

Please note that you will never pay us fees unless we successfully resolve your case, so there is no risk in calling.

How Can a Medical Malpractice Suit Help You?

Every year, over 98,000 people die as a result of preventable medical mistakes. When a medical provider is determined to be legally responsible for your injuries during medical care or treatment, they may be made to pay for the harms caused to you.

Injuries suffered as a result of medical negligence can be severe and life altering. Our malpractice lawyers understand that your immediate goals are to get your physician and hospital bills paid and covered, make sure you do not suffer financially through any lost wages, and make sure your insurance company will pay for future treatment relating to your injury. Our experienced attorneys will work with insurance companies and other parties involved in your case to make sure all your needs are handled quickly and appropriately.

Medical malpractice lawsuits help to put an injured person back in the position he or she was in before being injured. In some cases, punitive damages are also awarded in medical malpractice lawsuits to punish wrongdoers and prevent them from harming others. Medical malpractice suits also send a message to healthcare providers that poor care will not be tolerated. These actions motivate providers to deliver better care to patients to avoid future litigation.

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Levin and Perconti was always there when we needed them and very quick to answer any questions. We are happy to say that Ashley Herschberger was very professional, informative, kind, and prompt when it came to our case. She was always there if we had a concern or a question. We would recommend Ashley and the law firm, Levin and Perconti, to anyone else. We would also come back with another case of our own if ever needed. The Gonzalez Family
Mr. Levin, Mr. Perconti and the firm handled a medical malpractice suit for my family. During that time, my family and I suffered the loss of my mother. Mr. Levin and Mr. Peconti were more than just our lawyers. Words can’t really express our gratitude. My family and I will always be grateful for the compassion that they showed us. I want to thank you for what you did for my family, and for always being there for us. W.R., Medical Malpractice Client
Our deepest appreciation to the law firm of Levin & Perconti, and in particular to Margaret Battersby Black, in the handling of the lawsuit we field n behalf of our sister who sustained life-threatening injuries as a nursing home resident. Margaret’s representation, guidance, and professionalism gave us the sense that we could put our trust in Levin & Perconti and the final outcome proved that to be true. D.G., Nursing Home Client
I want to send my heartfelt thanks to John Perconti and the Levin & Perconti staff in taking our case. Not only were they so professional but also so caring and thoughtful. It was very difficult going over the facts in our mother's case but they were so compassionate and understanding and allowed us to be with them every step of the way. We were able to sit in on the depositions and we were really able to see how hard they worked on our behalf. M.R.Z., nursing home client
Mr. Levin, Mr. Perconti, and the firm handled a medical malpractice suit for my family. During that time, my family and I suffered the loss of my mother. Mr. Levin and Mr. Perconti were more than just our lawyers. Words can’t really express our gratitude. W.R., medical malpractice client