I represent people for personal injury and medical malpractice claims. I am a trial lawyer handling these types of cases for over 29 years. I represent the injured victims or loved ones in these cases. I have been with the same law firm for my entire career - Hilbrich Law Firm. I am an owner and partner of the firm. We have offices in Crown Point, Highland and Portage, Indiana.
Our attorney fees for personal injury and medical malpractice cases are contingent upon you winning. We do not charge an attorney fee if you do not recover. We provide free consultations for these types of cases.
Here is my brief biography/resume:
President of Indiana State Bar Association (2012-2013), Board of Director and Executive Board (multiple times).
AV rating (highest possible) from Martindale-Hubble.
Named an Indiana Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters 7 years in a row, specifically for plaintiff's medical malpractice.
Elected to Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission and Judicial Qualifications Commission (2018-2020).
Delegate of American Bar Association (2011-2013, 2017-2000).
Chairman of Indiana State Bar Association House of Delegates (2009).
President of Lake County Bar Association (2000), Board of Director (12 years).
Indiana Trial Lawyers Association - Board of Director and Sustaining Member.
Indiana Bar Foundation - Board of Director (2010-2011) and Patron Fellow.
Indiana Univerisity, Maurer and McKinney Schools of Law - Board of Visitor (2011-2013).
Calumet Inns of Court - Emeritis Member, Secretary (1998).
Partner at Hilbrich Law Firm for 29 years.
|IN||Active In Good Standing||1990||01/09/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2018|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2017|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2017|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Attorney and Partner||HIlbrich Law Firm||1990 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Calumet American Inns of Court||Emeritis||N/A|
|Indiana Bar Foundation||Patron Fellow||N/A|
|Indiana Trial Lawyers Association||Board of Director||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Delegate||N/A|
|Indiana State Bar Association||President||2012 - 2013|
|Indiana State Bar Association, House of Delegates||Chairperson||2008 - 2009|
|Lake County Bar Association||President||2000 - 2001|
|Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington||JD - Juris Doctor||1990|
|Negligent Delivery of Baby (Erb's Palsy).||$2,160,000.00 Jury Verdict|
|Gall Bladder Surgical Errors (Wrongful Death).||$1,450,000.00 Jury Verdict|
|Negligent Delivery of Baby (Erb's Palsy).||$723,500.00 Settlement|
|Failure to Diagnose (Breast Cancer).||$1,200,000.00 Settlement.|
|Failure to Diagnose Deep Vein Thrombosis (Partial Leg Amputation).||$1,225,000.00 Settlement.|
|Negligent Delivery of Baby (Stillbirth).||$1,200,000.00 Settlement.|
|Angiogram Incident (Heart Damage).||$1,200,000.00 Settlement.|
|Truck Accident (Wrongful Death).||$3,000,000 Settlement.|
|Detached Retina (Blindness in One Eye).||$1,075,000.00 Settlement.|
|Surgical Errors (Brain Injury).||$3,000,000.00 Settlement.|
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