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          Mr. Lloyd is a trial attorney who has won numerous multi-million dollar jury verdicts and settlements on behalf of injured plaintiffs totaling more than 300 million dollars.  Mr. Lloyd focuses on representing injured clients as plaintiffs who have either suffered catastrophic or other major personal injuries and plaintiffs who are victims of the wrongful death of a family member.


         Mr. Lloyd prepares for trial using focus groups and jury bias model research so that his client’s story is successfully presented to the jury.


         Mr. Lloyd’s efforts have often resulted in public safety changes in areas such as surgical techniques, medication labeling and administration, automobile safety design and traffic design.


     Mr. Lloyd has received numerous awards and top ratings from professional organizations for his achievements.  He is also a frequent invited lecturer on legal topics and author of many legal articles.


Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 40%
    30 years
  2. Birth Injury: 20%
  3. Spinal Cord Injury: 15%
  4. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 15%
  5. Wrongful Death: 10%
    30 years



Contingent (25-40%)

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Lloyd Law Group, Ltd.

Three First National Plaza
70 W. Madison St, Ste 1400
Chicago, IL, 60602


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198511/12/2015
FLMembership Lapsed198609/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Voted Illinois SuperlawyerSuperLawyer2014
Chosen Illinois Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2014
Citation of ExcellenceAmerican Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial AttorneyLloyd Law Group, Ltd2000 - Present
Plaintiff's Trial AttorneyLaw Offices of Kurt D. Lloyd1996 - 2000
Plaintiff's Trial AttorneyHofeld and Schaffner1990 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Trial Lawyers Association100 Top Trial lawyers2010 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Medical Negligence SeminarPlanning Chair2008 - 2008
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Medical Negligence SeminarPlanning Chair2003 - 2003
American Board of Trial AdvocatesInvited Member1998 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Continuing Education ProgramsChairman1995 - 1995
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Medical Negligence CommitteeMember1990 - 2010
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1986 - 2010
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Vlachos v. Northwestern Memorial Hospital$14 Million Dollar Settlement
Morris v. University of Chicago Hospitals$8 Million Dollar Settlement
Thomas v. Chicago HMO$9.7 Million Dollar Jury Verdict
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Publication nameTitleDate
Tort Briefs, Ilinois State Bar AssociationAuthoritative Texts: Expert Witnesses Allowed to Read to the Jury from Inadmissable Scientific Articles2013
Medical Negligence Trial NotebookClosing Argument1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
DePaul UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Illinois EvidenceBases for Expert Opinion Testimony2014
Law Bulletin Seminarsjury Misconduct2011
Grand Rounds, Department of General SurgeryMedical Negligence: A Lawyer's Perspective2010
Medical Negligence SeminarExpert Witnesses: A Primer2008
Moderator Medical Negligence SeminarMedical negligence: the Plaintiff's Case2007
Annual Medical negligence SeminarACOG Bulletin No.163 and Related Defenses1999
Medical Negligence SeminarGatekeeper Liability: The Plaintiff Lawyer's Perspective1997
illinois Trial lawyers AssociationDeposition Preparation, Strategy and Techniques1997
Illinois Trial Lawyer's AssocJury Instructions1997
Illinois State Bar AssociationPrimary Care Physician Liability: New Responsibility Under Managed Care1996
Chicago BAr AssociationThe Role of the Primary Care Physician1996
Annual Medical Negligence SeminarObstetrics: Overcoming the Proximate Cause Defenses1996
Annual Medical Negligence SeminarMedical Negligence Trials: The Opening Statement and Closing Argument1995
PresentationChanges in Illinois Evidence Laws1994
Annual Medical Negligence SeminarEvidence: Proof in the Medical Negligence Case1994