Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Keating Law Offices - A Nationally Recognized Bicycle Law Firm

In the last year, the attorneys at Keating Law Offices obtained several million dollars in total settlements for its clients. The 2020 Chicago Lawyer Settlements Report recognized the firm among the top in Illinois for the past year. The 2020 Settlements Report features 118 firms in Illinois with settlements of $500,000.00 or more that were reported between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020. Keating Law Offices is proud to be recognized for two of its cases with settlements over the $500,000.00 marker which, combined, total $1,525,000.00 in settlement funds recovered.

Among Keating Law Offices’ most notable successes this year, the firm’s attorneys secured $1,250,000 for the family of a bicyclist who was tragically killed in a motor vehicle collision in Chicago. The firm has been consistently recognized as a leading legal authority on cyclists’ rights in Illinois and for obtaining significant settlement money for their clients with injuries to any extent.

Notable 2020 results by Keating Law Offices include:

  • $1,250,000.00 for the family of a Chicago bicyclist killed in a crash with a motor vehicle on Chicago's north side. 
  • $500,000.00 for a Chicago bicyclist who suffered a broken arm when doored while biking in Chicago.
  • $400,000.00 for a West Suburban bicyclist who suffered a broken leg when struck by an uninsured driver.
  • $300,000.00 for a Chicago bicyclist who suffered a concussion after being struck by a delivery truck.
  • $300,000.00 settlement for a Northern Illinois bicyclist who was struck by a driver while on a training ride.
  • $300,000.00 for a Northwest Suburban girl injured in a bicycle crash. The money was placed in a structured settlement to help pay for college. 
  • $200,000.00 settlement for the victim of a crash. 
  • $175,000.00 for a bicyclist who was doored by a driver exiting a semi-truck. 

Keating Law Offices’ attorneys have consistently secured significant settlements for a wide variety of cases ranging from personal injury, wrongful death, and nursing home abuse while specializing in securing settlements for injured bicyclists. Over the years, Keating Law Offices has helped hundreds of injured clients recover financial compensation and have been recognized for their success in the field. In 2020 alone, Leading Lawyers Magazine named attorney Michael Keating as a Leading Personal Injury Plaintiff’s Lawyer and also named attorneys Thomas Reuland and Catelyn Viggiano as Emerging Personal Injury Plaintiff’s Lawyers, a considerable achievement and honor in the field. In addition, SuperLawyers Magazine and Chicago Magazine named Michael Keating a 2020 SuperLawyer and Tom Reuland and Catelyn Viggiano as "Rising Stars" within the SuperLawyers network. 

With decades of experience, Keating Law Offices is honored to serve the bicycling community and earn the reputation of national leaders in bicycle law. The firm is proudly active in the Chicagoland area’s cycling community and will continue to fight for the rights of injured cyclists.