Our commitment to providing our clients with first rate legal services which are carefully tailored to meet our clients’ specific and varying needs has yielded substantial and distinguished accomplishments, including:
Recovered over 1,000,000 in a hotly contested wrongful death action in which our client was rendered a quadriplegic and ultimately died as a result of an automobile collision and have recovered millions more in compensation for physical injuries sustained in automobile collisions.
Successfully defended claims for breach of a construction contract and fraud both at the trial and the appellate levels resulting in a published Illinois appellate court opinion which stands as seminal Illinois law on what is necessary to create a construction contract and requisite reasonable reliance to maintain a fraud claim in Siegel Development Co. v. Peak Construction. LLC, 2013 IL App. 111973, 993 N.E.2d 1041 (1st Dist. 2013).
Achieved several of the largest confidential settlements in Illinois for victims of priest molestation.
Effectively completed over 75,000,000 in business asset acquisitions and sales in a variety of industries, including telephone, restaurant, health care, and professional industries.
Obtained sizable confidential settlement from a major insurance company on behalf of senior couple in litigation involving couple’s home becoming uninhabitable as a result of mold infestation which was featured for two days on television in an editorial on local Chicago Fox News.
Negotiated and closed a series of complex transactions in which our client was able to avoid $18,000,000 in personally guaranteed debt without declaring bankruptcy.
Obtained large confidential settlement from a Chicago hotel on behalf of a victim of rape.
Recovered over 1,000,000 for a condominium association in litigation against developer for litany of construction defects.
Successfully litigated students’ civil rights action against a public high school who were victims of school administered punishment through electric shock which was featured on the nationally televised news program Dateline NBC.
Recovered and defended millions of dollars of claims for personal injuries based on premises liability.
Collected over $700,000 on behalf of a pharmaceutical sales woman who was the victim of sexual harassment and who was wrongfully terminated, as well as successfully prosecuted and defended numerous other sexual harassment and discrimination claims.
Located in the River North area of Chicago, Chalmers & Nagel, P.C. represents clients across the State of Illinois and national clients doing business in Illinois. Contact the firm to speak with a Chicago lawyer regarding your legal concern.