CHICAGO, Aug. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Founding partner Joseph Power, Jr. became the youngest lawyer in the United States to secure a jury verdict of more than $1 million at 28 years old, and has continued his record-breaking success throughout his career. He has obtained over 200 jury verdicts and settlements of more than $1 million, including the largest jury verdict in Illinois history for a medical malpractice case of $55.4 million. He is the current President of the Inner Circle of Advocates, a legal organization consisting of the best 100 plaintiff trial lawyers in the United States. Power, Jr. has been listed as one of The Best Lawyers in America® since 1987.
Founding partner Larry Rogers, Sr. has spent more than 25 years handling personal injury and wrongful death cases, securing 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. Rogers, Sr. has been listed as one of The Best Lawyers in America® since 2001.
Founding partner Todd Smith 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. 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. Smith has been listed as one of The Best Lawyers in America® since 1997.
All three partners were selected to the 2017 list of The Best Lawyers in America© for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, and Smith was also selected for Aviation Law, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs, Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs.
Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. is a personal injury law firm based in Chicago, IL, and has earned the title of "No. 1 Plaintiff's Law Firm" in most dollars earned for our clients by Chicago Lawyer magazine's Annual Settlement Survey for seven straight 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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