Jeffrey Edward Martin
Personal injury Attorney at Arlington Heights, IL
also known as Jeff Martin, Martin Law, LLC
Licensed for 40 years
Jeffrey E. Martin, Senior Partner of Martin Law, LLC, former Owner of Law Offices of Jeffrey E. Martin, LLC, has practiced plaintiff’s personal injury law throughout his 38 year career. Mr. Martin is dedicated to representing individuals and their families injured through the negligence of others. Jeff’s hard-work ethic focuses on meeting the needs of his clients with compassion and diligence while paying meticulous attention to the complex details of their cases. He is proud to now have his daughter, Shauna M. Martin, as his Junior Partner.
Jeff has achieved numerous multi-million dollar results for his clients, including a $5 million verdict against a hospital and resident for mishandling of a tracheotomy tube; a $4.5 million settlement against a reproductive endocrinologist who failed to diagnose a young woman's adrenal cancer; a $4.6 million settlement against a Chicago hospital for failure to monitor a tracheotomy tube; a $3.65 million settlement against a municipality on behalf of his clients who were killed after a police car struck their vehicle during a chase; a $2.9 million settlement with a hospital and obstetrician for a newborn’s brachial plexus injuries; an approx. $2 million settlement against an inflatable amusement retailer and a PTO on behalf of a 5th grader who sustained fractures (and ultimately developed complex regional pain syndrome) when an 18' inflatable slide tipped over in a gymnasium; a $1.1 million settlement against a municipality, its paramedics, and a hospital for failure to timely intubate; and a $1.03 million verdict against an obstetrician for a newborn’s brachial plexus injuries.
Jeff has successfully resolved cases turned down by other attorneys, including a $2.25 million settlement against a Chicago hospital for failure to timely diagnose and treat an infection in a five-year-old boy who was recovering from leukemia; a $2 million settlement for the death of a 62-year-old husband and father for failure to diagnose a cardiac tamponade; a $300,000 settlement for a woman who suffered irritable bowel syndrome and other complications from a laparoscopy; and a $975,000 settlement for a woman who suffered right ulnar nerve injury during a cardiac ablation (notably, Mr. Martin was asked to represent the woman after she served on the jury for one of his medical malpractice trials).
Accompanied by a physically disabled client, Jeff met with Illinois legislators in Springfield to demonstrate the injustice of tort reform.
He has served on the Institutional Review Board at Children’s Memorial Hospital, two terms on the Arlington Heights Plan Commission (including Chairman of its Ordinance Review Subcommittee), and on the Board of Directors of a nonprofit organization assisting families living in poverty. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, American Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (served on Amicus Committee), Illinois State Bar Association, Knights of Columbus, Arlingtion Heights Chamber of Commerce, and a former member of the Board of Directors for Chicago Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society for Law & Policy.
Jeff has received an “AV” rating from the Martindale-Hubble American Law Directory, indicating preeminent legal ability and very high ethical standards, has been selected as a "Super Lawyer" and a member of The National Trial Lawyers. Jeff resides in Arlington Heights with his wife, Marikay, and has 3 children, Shauna, Daniel and Alyssa.
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.