CHICAGO, Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- At Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P., our attorneys have committed themselves to providing injured victims with the dedicated and knowledgeable legal representation they deserve in their time of need. Each member of our firm works tirelessly to continue pushing for the rights of our clients both in the courtroom and at the negotiation table, setting new standards for what is considered possible in their respective fields.
We are proud to announce that, in recognition of their outstanding work throughout their careers and over the past year, founding partners Larry Rogers, Sr. and Todd Smith have been named the 2019 'Lawyer of the Year' for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs respectively.
For more than 25 years, Larry has handled countless personal injury and wrongful death cases and has secured numerous multimillion dollar personal injury settlements and verdicts for his clients. His record of success began early in his career when in 1985, during his first trial in Cook County, he won $27 million in a product liability case for his client, the largest personal injury verdict in Illinois at the time. He has been listed as one of The Best Lawyers in America® since 1999.
Throughout the course of his career, Todd has secured some of the largest multimillion dollar jury awards and settlements in serious personal injury, aviation, product liability, wrongful death, and medical malpractice cases in Illinois history. He settled a United States record $10.6 million in a psychiatric malpractice case involving a Chicago area woman and her family, and is a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates. He has been listed as one of The Best Lawyers in America® since 1995.
Fellow founding partner Joseph A. Power, Jr. was previously selected as the 2013 Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs 'Lawyer of the Year', and was named the President of the Inner Circle of Advocates last year. This invitation-only group is comprised of the best 100 plaintiff lawyers in the United States, including Todd.
Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. is a personal injury law firm based in Chicago, IL, that has consistently been included in the list of Best Law Firms, and has earned the title of "No. 1 Plaintiff's Law Firm" in most dollars earned for its clients by Chicago Lawyer magazine's Annual Settlement Survey for an unprecedented eight consecutive years. To contact Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P., call us at (312) 313-0202, or visit our website at http://www.prslaw.com/.
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