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Posted by Neal, a Car Accident client,
Sitting at a stoplight a high-speed pursuit by the CHP ended in my driver side door. I remember sitting in the ER, around me doctors running tests thinking… I don’t have medical insurance, how am I going to afford this? I contacted John’s office and instantly the process was made clear to me. Without insurance I was able to get the care I needed without sparing any expense for treatment options. I cannot tell you how important it is to feel at ease about getting the care you need when everything in your life is now changing due to an injury. I can’t thank John enough for all of his help, organization and personal touch he put into my case. I would highly recommend John Demas if you need someone to help you get the care and support you need after an accident.
Posted by Brian, a Personal Injury client,
I was referred to Demas Law Group by a friend after I was attacked by a Pit Bull. After one meeting with John Demas I knew I was being represented by the right firm. Their expertise in dealing with the insurance company and third party recovery company was quite impressive. Both John and Jacqueline Siemens are outstanding , really knowledgable and explained the process so even I could understand it . I was contacted and updated on the process weekly and received a more than satisfactory settlement. I would highly recommend the services of the Demas Law Group.
Posted by Justin, a Personal Injury client,
I want to take a moment and recommend John Demas to anyone who has been in an accident. I cam to John after my initial attorney botched what should have been a slam dunk injury case for over a year. John and his team had to make up for lost time and begin their work at a disadvantage and yet were able to get me and my family a settlement that worked for us. They were aggressive and refused to give an inch during my case, ultimately getting us to a settlement award. I am absolutely positive the outcome of my case would have been far different had I stuck with my original attorney. You will not get better service or outcomes than with John and his team. I will use them again if god forbid I ever need them. Thank you! - Justin Wixom and family
Posted by a Car Accident client,
About five years ago I was referred to John Demas after a car accident and my car and life was a mess. I didn't even know how much of a mess I was in. I needed help and John Demas and his whole staff came to the rescue. I was communicated with by giving regular updates and most importantly I always had the feeling that they cared about me and had real concern for my wellbeing. This is a law group?! When my life was in such disarray I needed to know someone was looking out for my best interests, after all I have a wife and 5 kids and any suffering on my part is felt throughout my whole family. I can't thank everyone enough for their hard work and dedication to me and my whole family. I have sent and will continue to send clients to them because I know they will be in great hands. Special thanks to John Demas Sylvia, Robin, Brad and the whole staff behind the scenes who do so much hard work and take on all of the burden.
Posted by Amy, a Car Accident client,
I am at the final stretch of a 5 year ordeal. John Demas has been amazing through the entire process. I am so appreciative of him and his staff. I have always felt like more than just a client and today I would say Mr Demas feels like family to me. He is very knowledgeable and takes the time to really think things out so that we never moved to hastily and I always felt 100% secure in the decisions we made about my case. We had originally thought my case would settle but it did go all the way to trial. I suppose that is a scary thought but I was so confident in Mr Demas and my case that the trial was a natural and comfortable next step for me. Watching Mr Demas in court was amazing. He knew exactly what to do and when and made the defense attorney look like an amateur. In the end the outcome was more than I had ever wanted or even thought I could win. I would recommend Demas Law Group to everyone I know...and even those I don't know. You are in the best hands when you team up with Mr Demas and he will make sure he does everything possible to get the best outcome possible for you.
Posted by a client,
After my injury, I could find no one to take my case. I was told that liability could not be proven. Thank you John for your help. And to all the attorneys and office staff. John guided me through the situation and gave me his time to understand the process. My settlement was much more than I expected. I would highly recommend this firm if you need help.
Posted by Tabitha, a Personal Injury client,
John Demas and his staff fought LONG and HARD for me during a personal injury case. Mr. Demas and his staff are all very friendly, fast, and always kept me in the loop even as an international student. Being just a teenager at the time of my accident, I didn't know anything about law but John was able to help me cope with the worry and anxiety of a pending case. He told me just to focus on getting better and he'd do all the battling for me and that's exactly what happened. He was able to pull some strings for me and in the end, I wouldn't go to any other lawyer. I'm very happy with my results and to have had John Demas not only as an attorney but also as a supportive friend who genuinely cares about his clients. A big thank you from Chicago to everyone at the firm! If you're looking for a PI attorney for yourself or for your child, John Demas is the way to go!
Posted by Charles,
I used to be a criminal defense attorney myself so I'm familiar with trial preparation, negotiations and legal strategies. I'm also a conscious consumer which means that I have relatively high expectations of products and services. I do a lot of reviews on Amazon, etc because I think it's important for consumers to share information to make informed decisions. That being said, after all, purchases are always subject to some risk and variability - we know that personality, timing, style, etc. all matter.
I retained John on a case against my auto insurance company. I was stuck and my car totaled by someone; I got surgery on my shoulder. The other driver's insurance didn't cover all my expenses, etc. I filed a claim with State Farm (I have since left that insurance company) who made a ridiculous offer to settle.
Long story short we settled for more than I had expected and well within the range of acceptability. During this process John's communication and accessibility were excellent. And, he was clear and concise in his explanations of the process, procedures and strategic options.
I have and will continue to recommend John to anyone that is looking for a lawyer referral.
Posted by Robert, a Car Accident client,
I was hit by a driver who ran a red light at full speed and it resulted in severe back pain that required a lot of physical therapy. The injury hindered my ability to interact with my toddler and to partake in sporting activities that I enjoyed on a regular basis. I wanted a lawyer who would go to bat for me...but I picked the wrong one.
I was initially impressed with John Demas during our first (and only) meeting. He is a very knowledgeable person and I felt that my interests would be protected. Unfortunately that was not the case. I was told up front that my case could take six months...but I was not told about the near total lack of communication from his office. I was contacted with an update only once and I had to take the initiative to get any further updates from him and his staff.
I can understand and appreciate that processing a claim can take a while...but a courtesy call or email would have gone a long way in relieving any worries I may have had. When they came to me with a settlement I had asked a staff lawyer why they did not pursue additional compensation for pain and suffering under my UIM coverage and he skirted the issue and (to my regret) I signed the form bringing the case to a close.
I'm sure my case was one of many of its type that Mr. Demas and his staff worked. I had read the positive reviews for this firm prior to contacting him and I was expecting more. There was no personal attention, there was no empathizing, and there was no discussion of what my options were. The whole process was very impersonal even though this event affected me very personally. I would not recommend Mr. Demas to anyone based on my experience.
Posted by Anna, a Personal Injury client,
john Demas is an incredible attorney. He is thorough, prepared, and an excellent representative during mediation. He is professional yet gave us excellent personalized service. He took on a corporate giant and ensured that my brother will have everything he needs for the rest of his life. Plus he ensured that my parents' retirement would be there for them in their golden years.
What Mr. Demas did for us is beyond dollars. He gave us peace of mind. We cannot recommend him enough