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Gregory Forrest Coplan

also known as Greg Coplan

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Trucking Accident, Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Wrongful Death

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Personal Injury: 25%
    24 years
  2. Medical Malpractice: 25%
    24 years
  3. Trucking Accident: 20%
    24 years
  4. Wrongful Death: 10%
    24 years
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Joan Marie Fenstermaker

    Greg is smart, caring, hard-working and dedicated to his clients. I would never hesitate to recommend him to a client in need of a personal injury attorney.

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    Joan Fenstermaker Landlord & Tenant Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael Dean Carter

    I endorse this lawyer. He is extremely knowledgable, honest and zealous in his representation of clients. He is excellent at obtaining results for Railroad Injury Clients under the Federal Employers Liability Act ("FELA"). He takes cases to trial. I recommend this attorney.

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    Michael Carter Brain Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Coplan & Crane, Ltd.

1111 Westgate Street
Oak Park, IL, 60301-1007

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199205/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2010
Top 100 Trial LawyersAmerican Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)2010
Invited Member Since 2003Million Dollar Roundtable2010
Super LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2009
Top 100 Trial LawyersAmerican Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding PartnerCoplan & Crane, Ltd.2003 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Medical Negligence CommitteeCo-chair2009 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationCo-Editor, Publications Committee2009 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMember, Board of Managers2008 - 2010
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationCo-chair, Seminar Planning Committee2007 - 2008
American Association for JusticeMember, Birth Trauma Litigation Group2005 - Present
American Association for JusticeRailroad Law Section2005 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMember, Board of Advocates2004 - 2008
Million Dollar Advocates SocietyInvited Member2003 - Present
American Association for JusticeProfessional Negligence Section2003 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Medical Negligence CommitteeMember1998 - Present
American Association for JusticeRegular Member1998 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Fresco v. Illinois RailNet, Inc., et al.$2.8 million settlement for Plaintiff
Mary Miller, Administrator of the Estate of Jesse Miller, Deceased, v. Alexander$7,000,000 verdict for Plaintiff
Zissler v. OSF St. Anthony Medical Center, et al.$1,750,000 settlement for Plaintiff

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Illinois Trial Lawyers Medical Negligence Trial NotebookNegligence/Standard of Care and the Locality Rule2011
Illinois Trial Lawyers Medical Negligence Trial NotebookChapter 5 - The Locality Rule2009
Illinois Trial Lawyers Medical Negligence Trial NotebookChapter 5 - The Locality Rule2008
Illinois Trial Lawyers Medical Negligence Trial NotebookChapter 5 - The Locality Rule2007
Illinois Trial Lawyers Medical Negligence Trial NotebookChapter 5 - The Locality Rule2006
Illinois Trial Lawyers Medical Negligence Trial NotebookChapter 5 - The Locality Rule2005
Illinois Trial Lawyers Medical Negligence Trial NotebookChapter 5 - The Locality Rule2004
Illinois Trial Lawyers Medical Negligence Trial NotebookChapter 5 - The Locality Rule2003
Illinois Trial Lawyers Medical Negligence Trial NotebookChapter 5 - The Locality Rule2002
Illinois Trial Lawyers Medical Negligence Trial NotebookChapter 5 - The Locality Rule2001
Illinois Trial Lawyers Medical Negligence Trial NotebookChapter 5 - The Locality Rule2000
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Medical Negligence NotebookChapter 5 -- The Locality Rule1999

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northern Illinois University College of LawLawJuris Doctor1992

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Nuts & Bolts Seminar - ”The Trial of a Negligence Case"Motions in Limine and Pretrial Motions2011
Using Technology to Organize and Present CasesFocus Group to Mediation Presentation: A Case Study2008
Top Ten Things Every Lawyer Should KnowPre-trials, Mediations and Settlement2007