On April 30, 2013, the Wall Street Journal and Chicago Tribune released a special publication featuring Chicago's leading lawyers. Cavanagh Law Group was chosen as one of the featured firms and received special recognition as the publication's cover story.
On April 22, 2013, Benjeman Nichols, an attorney at Cavanagh Law Group, obtained a $280,000 verdict on behalf of Richard and Kimberly Girden.
Cavanagh Law Group client, Kathy Kuk, was recently quoted in a Chicago Tribune article urging Metra officials to install a safety system that railroad experts say could potentially prevent injuries and save lives.
Benjeman L. Nichols, an attorney at Cavanagh Law Group, was a featured speaker at the Chicago Bar Association's Tort Litigation Committee meeting on April 10, 2013.
On February 21, 2013, Cavanagh Law Group filed a Wrongful Death lawsuit in the Circuit Court of Cook County for the family of Rhonda Smith. On January 1, 2013. Rhonda was driving home from work, traveling westbound on East 100th Street in Chicago, when a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction suddenly crossed the center line and collided head-on with her car. Ms. Smith sustained serious injuries and was immediately rushed to Advocate Christ Hospital. She survived for 27 days but sadly passed away on January 28, 2013 while being treated at The Renaissance at Midway, Inc. nursing home.
Cavanagh Law Group is pleased to announce that Ryan Linsner has joined the firm as an associate. Mr. Linsner concentrates his practice in plaintiff's personal injury law, including a variety of complex medical malpractice, wrongful death and product liability cases. Mr. Linsner is a 2012 graduate of The John Marshall Law School, graduating in the top 3% of his class.
Cavanagh Law Group is proud to announce that Super Lawyers, a highly regarded organization that recognizes outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, has honored two attorneys from Cavanagh Law Group in its 2013 Illinois edition. Tim Cavanagh, founding partner, has been named an Illinois Super Lawyer for the 9th consecutive year. Mr. Cavanagh has been recognized as a Super Lawyer every year since the award's inception in 2005. Matt Rundio, a partner at Cavanagh Law Group, has been named an Illinois Rising Star for the 6th consecutive time, an award dedicated to those lawyers who are 40 years old or younger.
On January 21, 2013, Cavanagh Law Group obtained a $700,000 settlement for the patron of a restaurant injured when she slipped on ice when exiting the front door of the restaurant. The incident occurred in January, 2007 and the case was set for trial in the Circuit Court of Cook County on January 24, 2013.