The following are press releases from Levin & Perconti.
July 24, 2018
Jury Awards $12M for Failure to Diagnose Lung Cancer
Cook County jurors awarded $12 million to the family of a woman who died from lung cancer three years after a chest X-ray revealed an abnormality doctors never told her about. Continue reading ...
Illinois Super Lawyers has named 12 Levin and Perconti attorneys to its annual list. They include:
- Steven Levin - Top 100
- John Perconti - Top 100
- Susan Novosad - Top 100 & Top 50 Women
- Michael Bonamarte - Rising Star
- Margaret Battersby Black - Rising Star
- Marvet Sweis Drnovsek - Rising Star
- Cari Silverman - Rising Star
- Jaime Koziol Delaney - Rising Star
- Colleen Mixan Mikaitis - Rising Star
- Andrew Thut - Rising Star
- Daniel Goldfaden - Rising Star
- Daisy Ayllon - Rising Star
The Illinois Super Lawyers list, is based upon peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented multi-phased selection process includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. No more than five percent of the lawyers in each state are selected by the research team to receive this honor.
Rising Stars are those up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years of age or younger and have practiced law for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team to receive this honor. The list will be included in the 2018 annual Super Lawyers Magazine and in Chicago Magazine's February 2018 edition.
Levin & Perconti Food Drive
Let's give back to the community! Levin & Perconti has set up a virtual Food Drive. Every dollar donated will give 3 meals to someone in need. Please share with family and friends so we can reach our goal of $2,500, this would be 7,500 meals!! Continue reading ...
November 8 2017
S.G. for W.G. v. Southpoint Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
A Cook County jury has awarded $2.7 million to the estate of a 67-year-old man who died from complications related to a fall at a South Side nursing home. Michael F. Bonamarte IV and Andrew J. Thut were the attorneys on the case. Continue reading ...
Andrew "AJ" Thut Named to the "40 Under 40 to Watch" List for 2017
Levin and Perconti is proud to announce associate, Andrew (“A.J.”) Thut, for being named to the 2017 “40 Attorneys Under Forty to Watch" in Illinois list. Continue reading...
September 26, 2017
Michael Bonamarte will be honored for becoming President of the Justinian Society of Lawyers
Levin and Perconti is proud to announce partner, Michael Bonamarte will be honored for becoming President of the Justinian Society of Lawyers at the Annual Installation Dinner. The event is held on October 4, 2017 at The Palmer House. Continue reading ...
September 26, 2017
John Perconti will be the recipient of the Award of Excellence at the Justinian Society of Lawyers Annual Installation Dinner
Levin and Perconti is proud to announce partner, John Perconti will be the recipient of the Award of Excellence at the Justinian Society of Lawyers Annual Installation Dinner this year. The event is held on October 4, 2017 at The Palmer House. Continue reading...
July 18, 2017
Trendel V Clare Oaks Assisi Healthcare Center
Susan Levin Novosad, Margaret Battersby Black and Daniel Goldfaden received a jury verdict of $4.1 million on behalf of an 85-year-old woman injured in a nursing home when her medications were mismanaged. The verdict is record breaking as the highest Illinois Nursing Home Care Act verdict since 2006, when our firm obtained a $2.9 million dollar Nursing Home Care Act verdict. Continue reading...
March 9, 2017
Mendez for Mendez V Mount Sinai Hospital, Dr. Constanta Alexandreanu, Dr. Hasmukh Patel, Sinai Medical Group and Rosalind Franklin University
Yesterday, the Honorable James Flannery approved a $3.6 million medical malpractice settlement obtained by attorneys Steven M. Levin, Margaret P. Battersby Black and Jaime A. Koziol of Levin and Perconti for Jeanette Mendez, as Administrator of the Estate of Alberto Mendez. Continue reading...
March 2, 2017
$875,000 settlement for the family of a Hispanic man who choked to death at a nursing home
Attorneys John Perconti, Margaret Battersby Black, and Daisy Ayllón* of the Illinois personal injury law firm Levin & Perconti obtained a $875,000 settlement on behalf of the family of a Hispanic man. Continue reading...
February 2, 2017
Maloney V Community Physical Therapy & Associates, Ltd.
Michael F. Bonamarte and Cari F. Silverman of Levin and Perconti represented the widow, Donna Maloney. Continue reading...
November 2, 2016
Our very own, Jaime Koziol Delaney has been named as one of the Law Bulletin Publishing Company's "40 Under Forty"
This award honors the top "40 Under Forty" Illinois attorneys under the age of 40, for their outstanding achievements on behalf of clients, their contributions to the legal profession & their commitment to their community. Jaime is the sixth attorney from Levin & Perconti to receive this recognition in the past seven years. continue reading...
August 31, 2016
Marvet M. Sweis Drnovsek of Levin & Perconti recently authored an article featured in the Decalogue Tablets, "Building a Bridge with our Ladies of Justice"
Marvet M. Sweis Drnovsek, an associate attorney at Levin & Perconti, recently authored an article featured in the Decalogue Tablets entitled, “Building a Bridge with our Ladies of Justice,” following an event she co-hosted that caught the attention of one of Chicago’s premiere legal publications, Chicago Lawyers Magazine. continue reading...
August 16, 2016
Chicago Personal Injury Lawyers Steve Levin and John Perconti Honored by The Best Lawyers in America© 2017
Steven M. Levin and John J. Perconti of the Chicago personal injury firm of Levin & Perconti were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 in the field of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. Perconti was also honored for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs. continue reading...
June 24, 2016
D.D. v. Chicago Psychiatric Hospital and Clean Source, Inc.
$3.5 million settlement against a hospital and a third party cleaning company for our client who suffered severe skin and esophageal chemical burns as a result of the negligent supervision of a hazardous chemical being used to strip the floors of the psychiatric unit. continue reading...
December 10, 2015
Levin & Perconti Reach $3 Million Settlement with Advocate Christ Hospital and 2 Physicians
Our attorneys secured a $3 million medical malpractice and wrongful death settlement in a lawsuit with Advocate Christ Hospital and 2 physicians, for the surviving family of a 52-year-old woman. continue reading...
November 23, 2015
$1.169 Million Verdict Awarded to Medical Negligence Victim
A Cook County jury awarded a $1,169,000 verdict in a medical negligence lawsuit against a doctor. The defendant failed to adequately monitor and respond to our client's abnormal INR levels and order Coumadin to prevent a stroke. Attorneys Jaime Koziol, and Michael Shanahan represented the family. continue reading...
November 18, 2015
Partner Susan L. Novosad Honored as a Top Women Lawyer in Leadership
Susan L. Novosad was selected as a Top Women Lawyer in Leadership by the Women's Bar Association of Illinois for 2015.continue reading...
November 2, 2015
Attorney Marvet M. Sweis Drnovsek Receives "40 Under Forty" Honors
Marvet M. Sweis Drnovsek has been named to this year's list of the Law Bulletin Publishing Company's "40 Illinois attorneys under forty to watch" continue reading...
To View Marvet's 40 Under Forty profile, click here.
October 22, 2015
John Perconti, Mike Bonamarte and Margaret Battersby Black Receive 2015 Jury Verdict Reporter Awards
Attorneys John J. Perconti, Michael F. Bonamarte and Margaret P. Battersby Black received awards for Trial Lawyer Excellence at the 2015 Jury Verdict Reporter Awards Ceremony. continue reading...
October 21, 2015
L&P Obtains $4.29 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement
Attorney John J. Perconti obtained a $4.29 million medical malpractice settlement in a lawsuit with MetroSouth Medical Center and five physicians. continue reading...
April 20, 2015
Family Files Nursing Home Negligence Lawsuit Against Symphony of Crestwood
The family of a former Chicago woman filed a wrongful death suit against Symphony of Crestwood, alleging that the nursing home was responsible for our client's development of pressure sores, a knee fracture, and the improper reinsertion of a gastrostomy tube that caused an infection and eventually led to her death. Read more...
March 2, 2015
Negligence Lawsuit Filed Against Lester and Rosalie Anixter Center in Chicago
The sister of a former Chicago man filed a group home negligence lawsuit against the Anixter Center, one of Chicago’s largest providers of services to people with disabilities, resulting from an incident at its community integrated living arrangement (CILA) group home in Chicago. The suit alleges that the victim's choking death was the result of negligence on the part of the Anixter Center caregivers. To read more, click here.
November 19, 2014
L&P Obtains Record Illinois Jones Act Recovery for Injured Boat Worker
John Perconti, Michael Bonamarte and Margaret Battersby Black obtained a $7.5 million Jones Act settlement for a client who was seriously injured in an Alton, Ill. boat explosion. This was the largest settlement ever recorded in a Jones Act lawsuit in Illinois. read more...
September 10, 2014
Two L&P Attorneys Promoted to Partner
Levin & Perconti is proud to announce the promotion of associate attorney Margaret Battersby Black to partner. read more
May 12, 2014
$1.8 Million Verdict Awarded to Medical Malpractice Victim
A Cook County jury awarded a $1.8 million medical malpractice verdict in a lawsuit against a Chicago-area surgeon. The defendant negligently removed our client's only remaining testicle during hernia repair surgery in 2007. continue reading...
April 4, 2014
Michael Bonamarte Named Partner
The Chicago personal injury law firm of Levin & Perconti is proud to announce the promotion of associate attorney Michael F. Bonamarte IV to partner. continue reading...
January 14, 2014
Levin & Perconti attorneys chosen among this year's Illinois Super Lawyers read more...
November 25, 2013
Levin & Perconti Reach $6M Settlement with Rush University Hospital
Our attorneys secured a $6 million medical malpractice settlement in a lawsuit with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago for the surviving family of a former Chicago woman read more...
September 23, 2013
Attorneys Susan Novosad Obtain $2.4 Million Jury Verdict in Chicago Gold Coast Pedestrian Accident Lawsuit
A Cook County jury awarded a $2.4 million verdict to Stephen Dewart, a young man who suffered multiple injuries when a Chicago Streets and Sanitation worker struck him and three other people at the corner of Rush and Cedar streets on May 21, 2011. read more
August 15, 2013
Steve Levin and John Perconti selected for inclusion among The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 in the area of Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
May 6, 2013
Matteson Bed Sore Lawsuit Filed Against Applewood Rehabilitation
Our attorneys filed a nursing home negligence suit involving an 81-year-old resident who died after suffering infected pressure ulcers and dehydration at the defendant nursing home Continue reading...
April 29, 2013
Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Filed Against Passavant Hospital in Jacksonville
Today attorney Steve Levin filed a lawsuit in Morgan County on behalf of the family of a 39-year-old woman who died as a result of diagnostic errors. Continue reading...
April 15, 2013
$4 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement with University of Chicago
Our lawyers announced today that they have settled a lawsuit on behalf of the family of a young woman who died while a patient at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Continue reading...
March 21, 2013
$842,000 Verdict for 87-Year-Old Kenwood Resident
Yesterday, our attorneys obtained a Cook County jury verdict in a case involving an older woman who fell at a Woodlawn nursing home and suffered a hip fracture...read more
March 7, 2013
L&P Files Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against Mt. Sinai in Chicago
The family of a 26-year-old man who died during surgery has filed a wrongful death suit against a Chicago hospital...continue reading...
March 2, 2013
Joliet Nursing Home Lawyers File Suit Against Hillcrest Nursing and Rehabilitation
Our firm filed a bed sore lawsuit on behalf of a 49-year-old who suffered serious injuries as a result of negligence at the facility. Continue reading...
January 11, 2013
10 Levin & Perconti Attorneys Honored by Super Lawyers 2013
January 9, 2013
Family Settles Bed Sore Lawsuit with Evergreen Park Nursing Home for $575,000
Chicago attorneys Steven Levin, Margaret Battersby Black and Cari Silverman settled a nursing home pressure sore lawsuit against Evergreen Healthcare Center in Evergreen Park. Read more about the Evergreen Healthcare Center lawsuit...
November 5, 2012
L&P Lawyers Secure Verdicts for Elderly Clients in Two Separate Trials
Last week, our lawyers successfully obtained notable verdicts for elderly clients in two wrongful death trials in Cook County courts. continue reading...
October 18, 2012
Levin and Bonamarte Receive Trial Lawyer Excellence Awards
Attorneys Steven M. Levin and Michael F. Bonamarte both received an award for Trial Lawyer Excellence at the 2012 Jury Verdict Reporter Awards Ceremony.continue reading
September 6, 2012
Steve Levin & John Perconti Named Among The Best Lawyers in America ® 2013
Chicago attorneys Steve Levin and John Perconti were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America continue reading...
August 22, 2012
Family Hires Firm to Investigate Heat-Related Death at Concord Place in Northlake
The daughter of a former resident of Concord Place Retirement & Assisted Living Community in Northlake retained our firm to investigate her father’s heat-related death at the facility. To read more follow this link.
March 23, 2012
Family Files Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Silver Cross Hospital
The family of a 23-year-old man who committed suicide while a patient of the psychiatric unit of Silver Cross Hospital filed a complaint today in the Circuit Court of Will County. read more...
March 20, 2012
L&P File Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit Against Joliet Nursing Home
Steven M. Levin has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a 47-year-old nursing home resident who was burned by another resident while living at Hillcrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Joliet. continue reading...
March 8, 2012
Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Oak Park Nursing Home
Our Chicago nursing home lawyers filed a complaint against Oak Park Healthcare Center for the family of Anibal Calderon. Anibal died after suffering a fatal brain injury in an altercation with another resident. continue reading...
March 1, 2012
Levin & Perconti to Investigate Center Home for Hispanic Elderly
Levin & Perconti was hired by Mary Beltran of Chicago to investigate her mother's recent death. Her mother, Ester Colon, was a resident of the Center Home for Hispanic Elderly in Humboldt Park. continue reading...
February 20, 2012
Levin & Perconti Retained By Anibal Calderon's Family
Further coverage on our Illinois Nursing Home Abuse blog.
January 9, 2012
Levin & Perconti Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists
December 16, 2011
December 6, 2011
Chicago medical malpractice attorney Steven Levin settled a medical malpractice lawsuit for $3 million for a client who is paralyzed from the waist down due to a surgical error by a Chicago area neurosurgeon. continue reading...
September 30, 2011
September 27, 2011
Levin & Perconti Settles Two Nursing Home Pressure Sore Lawsuits with ManorCare South Holland for $1.75 Million Total
Chicago nursing home neglect attorneys Steve Levin and Margaret Battersby settled two significant nursing home negligence settlements with ManorCare Health Services - South Holland. The first settlement for $1 million was approved earlier this month and the second was settled last week for $750,000 continue reading...
September 13, 2011
$975,000 Settlement in Chicago Porch Fall Accident Lawsuit
Yesterday, a judge approved a $975,000 wrongful death settlement for the family of a young man who fell from a porch railing and later died from his injuries. Chicago injury lawyers Steven Levin and Michael Bonamarte represented the family in the case. continue reading...
July 13, 2011
Levin & Perconti Settle Nursing Home Negligence Case Against ManorCare at Palos Heights East for $500,000
Today in the Circuit Court of Cook County, a settlement was approved for $500,000 in a pressure sore lawsuit. Chicago nursing home lawyer Michael Bonamarte represented our client in the case against Manorcare at Palos Heights East. continue reading...
June 6, 2011
Levin & Perconti File Suit on Behalf of Man Run Down by Intoxicated City Worker- 27-year-old seriously injured in Gold Coast pedestrian accident
Chicago accident lawyers Steven M. Levin and Susan L. Novosad filed a lawsuit on behalf of an injured victim and his wife for the injuries he sustained in a recent Chicago pedestrian accident. continue reading...
February 21, 2011
December 3, 2010
Levin & Perconti Settles Premises Liability Case for $300,000
Chicago injury attorney Michael F. Bonamarte reached a $300,000 premises liability settlement in Lake County for our 91-year-old client who fell in a hole in a parking lot, suffering a broken hip that required surgery to repair.continue reading...
November 24, 2010
Levin & Perconti Reaches $6.5 Million Birth Injury Settlement with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Chicago birth injury attorney John Perconti and associate Patricia Gifford announced a $6.5 million birth injury settlement with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital for a young girl who suffered a brain injury during birth which resulted in debilitating cerebral palsy with mild to moderate mental retardation. Her brain injury occurred when physicians at the hospital failed to timely perform a Cesarean section. continue reading...
UIC Board Approves $16.2 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement
Part of $17.7 Million Settlement for Police Officer Who Suffered Devastating Brain Injury
A $17.7 million settlement was reached for a former Stone Park police officer who suffered a brain injury at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center (UIC) due to medical negligence. The University Of Illinois Board Of Trustees approved the Hospital’s portion of the settlement - $16.2 million – today, and it will be sent to the Circuit Court of Cook County for final approval in the Law Division. A defendant nursing agency will pay an additional $1.5 million to the victim, who was represented by Chicago injury lawyers Steven M. Levin and Margaret P. Battersby of Levin & Perconti.continue reading...
November 16, 2010
Nursing Home Negligence Lawsuit Filed Against ManorCare at Elk Grove Village
Chicago nursing home attorneys Steven M. Levin and Margaret P. Battersby of Levin & Perconti filed a lawsuit against ManorCare Health Services – Elk Grove Village in the Circuit Court of Cook County today on behalf of a resident who suffered a broken tibia and fibula when she fell after a nursing home worker failed to properly assist her with transferring. continue reading...
October 29, 2010
$6.5 Million Settlement in Huntley, IL Trucking Accident Lawsuit
Record Kane County Wrongful Death Settlement
A trucking accident and wrongful death settlement was approved today in the Circuit Court of Kane County in a lawsuit brought by the family of Tabitha Carroll, 32, formerly of East Dubuque, IL. Tabitha died on October 31, 2008 when a tractor-trailer owned by Geils Farms and driven by Jeffrey Repec of Spring Garden rear-ended the pick-up truck that Tabitha was riding in with her husband, Randolph “Randy” Carroll, and 3-year-old son, Gabriel. continue reading...
September 21, 2010
Michael Bonamarte Awarded "40 Under Forty" Honors
September 2, 2010
Nursing Home Lawsuit Filed in Cook County against ManorCare Health Services-Hinsdale
Steven M. Levin and Scott J. Richard filed a nursing home neglect lawsuit against ManorCare Health Services - Hinsdale on behalf of the family of a 74-year-old woman who died of acute renal failure caused by dehydration less than a month after being admitted to the home’s special dementia unit. continue reading...
January 14, 2010
Family Files Nursing Home Negligence Lawsuit Against Renaissance at 87th
Chicago personal injury lawyers Steven M. Levin and Margaret P. Battersby of Levin & Perconti filed a complaint against the Renaissance at 87th Nursing Home in Chicago. The complaint was filed on behalf of the daughter of a 92-year-old resident who died as a result of the nursing home’s failure to properly care for her gastric tube. continue reading . . .