In the state of Illinois, there have been over 10,000 reported brain injuries since 2006. Brain injuries can be extremely devastating because trauma to the brain can result in permanent and catastrophic damage.
On December 21, 2011, Matt Rundio, partner at Cavanagh Law Group, obtained a $225,000 verdict on behalf of Heather Pflanz against the Chicago Transit Authority.
On December 21, 2011, the Chicago Tribune released a special publication featuring some of Chicago's preeminent personal injury firms. Cavanagh Law Group was chosen as a featured firm in the special publication. To read the Chicago Tribune's article and to find out more about Cavanagh Law Group, please click here.
As the holidays approach, many people have found themselves wishing for a snowy holiday in Illinois. In many parts of the state, there is still no snow which may be disappointing to those who want to be out skiing or building snowmen. One group of people who may actually be pleased by the lack of the icy, wet snow is business owners. Winter brings an increase in slip, trip and fall workplace accidents which can cost business a lot of money.
When a patient visits an Illinois hospital, the hope is that he or she is treated and is able to leave healthier. There are times when a visit to the doctor results in a missed diagnosis or surgical error, though, and a patient can suffer devastating injuries. When someone is a victim of a preventable medical error, he or she may feel powerless and confused.
Cavanagh Law Group proudly supported the efforts of Calmeca Academy of Fine Arts & Dual Languages with a generous donation to the school's "Santa Letters" Program. The firm's gift will provide Christmas presents to an entire 5th grade class this holiday season. Calmeca Academy of Fine Arts & Dual Languages is located on Chicago's southwest side and strives to shape respectful, responsible lifelong learners who demonstrate attributes of inquisitive, self-motivated learners equipped with linguistic, cultural and artistic experiences that support and pave the way to success.
Tim Cavanagh, founder and partner of Cavanagh Law Group, has been named a "Leading Lawyer" for the 10th consecutive year. This year Tim was selected by his peers as a "Leading Lawyer" in three areas: General Personal Injury Law, Professional Malpractice, and Transportation Liability. The honor is based on surveys conducted by Leading Lawyers Network, a division of the Law Bulletin Publishing Company. Tim was also recognized as one of the top 100 Consumer Lawyers in Illinois once again. To view Tim's "Leading Lawyer" profile, click here.