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Allen N. Schwartz

Personal injury Attorney at Chicago, IL

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  • Licensed for 39 years
    State IL
    Acquired 1984
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Allen Schwartz began as an associate in the firm of William D. Maddux & Associates from 1984. William D. Maddux became a Circuit Court Judge in Cook County in 1990 and Allen became an owner of Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz, the successor firm to William D. Maddux & Associates at that time.

Allen Schwartz’s personal highlights include successful jury verdicts in Marion County, Indiana, Cook County, DeKalb County, Will County, Winnebago County and McHenry County, Illinois. The verdicts in DeKalb County (1993) and McHenry County (2001) set records for the largest verdicts ever in those counties. The verdicts in Cook County, Will County (Joliet), Winnebago County (Rockford) and McHenry County (Woodstock) each exceeded one million dollars.

With respect to settlements, Allen Schwartz has numerous multi-million dollar settlements in plaintiff personal injury cases in the fields of medical negligence, auto/truck litigation, worksite injury, and general negligence.

Attorney Schwartz has been admitted to the Illinois Supreme Court, United States District Court, Northern District, and United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar.

He has been rated by Super Lawyers as a Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney from 2006 to present and was listed as one of the Top 100 Illinois Super Lawyers from 2015 to present. He has been a Leading Lawyer from 2010 to present. Attorney Schwartz was listed by the Chicago Magazine as a Top Attorney in Illinois, a Leading Personal Injury Lawyer by Crain's Chicago Business, and was also awarded the Preeminent Award for High Professional Achievement by Martindale-Hubbell in 2017.

Some of his most notable accomplishments include a $2.4 billion settlement, where he served as a member of lead counsel for group Actos mass tort (patients diagnosed with bladder cancer), a $12.5 million verdict for the Estate of Michael Pleasance, deceased v. City of Chicago, Alvin Weems, and a $3.7 million verdict for the estate of Precious Matthews, deceased minor v. Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, a record verdict for stillbirth in the State of Illinois.

Listed are more of his top cases and results:

  • $1.5 million verdict, Deckert v. Pioneer (Record verdict in McHenry County)
  • $1.5 million verdict, Estate of Delores Matsen, deceased v. Dr. Joseph Hindo
  • $1 million verdict, Krystyna and Dale Winemiller v. Donald E. McCanse, M.D. and Rockford Clinic, Ltd.
  • $827,058 verdict, Estate of Fred Berkes v. Manakavalan J. Prabhaker
  • $720,000 verdict, Estate of Jack Markbank, deceased v. Silver Cross Hospital, Dr. Bassam Kawadry, Fischer Mangold
  • $500,000 verdict, Estate of Heather Evans v. James Cromer, M.D.
  • $265,000 verdict, Elsie Slevnik v. Gary Marcotte, D.O.

Location

Schwartz Jambois
60 West Randolph 4th Floor
Chicago, IL, 60601
Schwartz Injury Law
14496 John Humphrey Drive
Orland Park, IL, 60462
Schwartz Injury Law
360 West Butterfield Road
Suite 300
Elmhurst, IL, 60126
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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Schwartz Jambois
  • 1990 - Present
  • Associate
  • William D. Maddux & Associates
  • 1984 - 1990

Education

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor (with Honors)
  • 1984
  • University of Illinois
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1981

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Patients diagnosed with bladder cancer
  • $2.4 billion settlement
  • Albert C. Garner v. Carter Excavating & Grading
  • $51.8 million verdict
  • Medical malpractice action for a 3 year old boy
  • $20 million verdict
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Associations

  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow
  • N/A
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
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  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Society of Trial Lawyers
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Leading Lawyer
  • Leading Lawyers Network
  • 2017
  • Illinois Super Lawyers Top 100
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Illinois Super Lawyers Top 100
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Leading Lawyer
  • Leading Lawyers Network
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Illinois Super Lawyers Top 100
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Leading Lawyer
  • Leading Lawyers Network
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Leading Lawyer
  • Leading Lawyers Network
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Leading Lawyer
  • Leading Lawyers Network
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Leading Lawyer
  • Leading Lawyers Network
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Leading Lawyer
  • Leading Lawyers Network
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Leading Lawyer
  • Leading Lawyers Network
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2006
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Chicago Personal injury Lawyer Allen N. Schwartz
Allen N. Schwartz
Personal injury Attorney
Chicago, IL
Licensed for 39 years