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Brent Robert Eames

Brent Robert Eames

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Wrongful Death, Motorcycle Accident, Trucking Accident

About Me

My legal practice predominately emphasizes Plaintiff's Personal Injury and Petitioner's Workers' Compensation litigation. I handle a broad range of personal injury matters, including wrongful death, automobile accidents, premises liability, dram shop claims, negligent entrustment, product liability, construction injuries, medical malpractice, physical assault and animal attacks. I am also experienced with police and firefigther disability pension disputes.

I am a life member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. This honor is limited to Attorneys who have won million dollar verdicts, awards and settlements. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.

I am licensed to practice in Illinois, as well as the Federal Trial Bar of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.   

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Workers Compensation: 25%
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
  3. Wrongful Death: 20%
  4. Trucking Accident: 15%
  5. Motorcycle Accident: 15%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (20-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

  • Stephanie M. Kemen

    Brent is one of the most professional and well-liked attorneys around. I know that if I send one of my clients to him, they are in good hands.

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    Stephanie Kemen Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Bradley Robb Tengler

    Brent is an exceptional attorney. When it comes to all matters of personal injury litigation, Brent ensures that his clients are fairly compensated and knows how to fight against insurance companies. If he isn't satisfied, he will take your case to trial and let a jury make a fair decision. Any person injured in any kind of negligent accident will do well to hire Brent.

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    Bradley Tengler Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Whiteside & Goldberg, Ltd.

155 N. MIchigan Ave
Suite 540
Chicago, IL, 60601

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200908/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Life MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2011
Outstanding Contribution to the College of Law Community AwardNorthern Illinois University College of Law2009
Greatest Contribution to the Advocacy Programs AwardNorthern Illinois University College of Law2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Trial AttorneyWhiteside & Goldberg, Ltd.2011 - Present
Trial AttorneyLaw Offices of Peter F. Ferracuti, P.C.2009 - 2011

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Northern Illinois University College of Law Alumni CouncilPresident2009 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Escatel v. Henry$1,247,713.58 Judgment
Montegna v. Stohl, et al.$2,250,000.00

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
The Trial Journal of the Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationNavigating Uncharted Waters: A Guide to Spotting Jurisdiction Under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act2014
Trial Journal of the Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationBuilding a Winning Slip-and-Fall Case: How to Utilize the Building Code to Win Premises Liability Claims2010

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northern Illinois University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Western Illinois UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2006

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
15th Annual AAOS Occupational Orthopaedics and Workers' Compensation Course: A Multidisciplinary PerspectiveThe Claimant Attorney’s Point of View on Workers’ Compensation Cases2013