Attorney Mathew T. Siporin, of Pullano Law in Chicago, has been awarded the designation as a Lifetime Elite Lawyer in the field of personal injury law.
Chicago - May 6, 2019
The Elite Lawyer rating service recognizes attorneys who display a high level of competence in their practice and receive acknowledgment from their peers, community, bar, and committees. The Elite Lawyer Award assures each attorney chosen for the directory has been nominated by their peers for excellence in the practice of law. The honor is only given to lawyers who have met or exceeded the criteria of a rigorous, multi-phased selection process. It recognizes top-rated attorneys for their outstanding service in their specific area or areas of practice.
Siporin joined Pullano Law in 2005, after receiving his Juris Doctor from the DePaul University College of Law, and previously, his undergraduate degree from Tulane University. Siporin has helped secure millions of dollars for his personal injury clients, including setting a record $2.5 million verdict in his first jury trial, a $3 million verdict for a man who suffered a concussion at work, an $8 million settlement for a man who suffered a severe traumatic brain injury in a trucking accident, and a $1 million settlement for a family in a nursing home neglect case. He also played a pivotal role in securing a $14 million record settlement for the victim of a trucking accident who sustained severe spinal cord injuries. He is currently representing numerous people who have suffered severe burns due to lithium-ion batteries in exploding e-cigarettes.
Pullano Law Obtains $8 Million Settlement in Cook County Brain Injury Case Against a Trucking Company
Chicago - March 20, 2019
Richard Pullano and Mathew Siporin from Pullano Law Offices obtained a significant settlement on behalf of a man who suffered permanent and debilitating injuries when a semi-tractor trailer t-boned the driver side door of his SUV. While the accident occurred in Lake County, Pullano Law successfully pursued the case in Cook County for their clients.
The man was driving to work when without warning a truck broadsided his vehicle and pinned him inside his SUV. He was initially diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury and pelvic fractures that were treated non-operatively. Despite not needing any orthopedic surgeries, the man was left with permanent cognitive and neurologic impairments, including drop foot and chronic pain.
Chicago Attorney Richard L. Pullano Earns Lifetime Achievement Award
Chicago - March 12, 2018
Pullano Law Offices is proud to announce that America’s Top 100 Attorneys has selected founding partner Richard L. Pullano for its Lifetime Achievement award. During the last 30 years, Pullano has been involved in every type of personal injury and wrongful death case. In that time, he has obtained many record-setting verdicts and settlements and has compiled awards for his clients well in excess of $100 million.
Chicago Attorney Matthew Siporin Secures Significant Judgment in e-Cigarette Case
Chicago - June 18, 2018
Several users of electronic cigarettes have suffered moderate-to-severe injuries as a result of the device exploding. Pullano Law Offices in Chicago recognizes this new consumer risk and has already helped victims in receiving personal injury compensation from the parties responsible.
Pullano Law Offices attorney Matthew Siporin recently helped a client receive a $186,000 judgment against an e-cigarette manufacturer after the client suffered serious burns when the device exploded. The case is still pending in the Denver District Court under case number 17 CV 30263.
“At Pullano Law Offices, we aggressively advocate to make these products safer by ensuring that victims obtain justice and holding the wrongdoers accountable,” said firm owner Richard L. Pullano.
According to a study by the U.S. Fire Administration, there were 195 reports of exploding e-cigarettes in the U.S. from 2009 to 2016. Of the 133 injuries from these explosions, 38 were severe. In May, a Florida man was reportedly the first person to die as a result of an e-cigarette explosion, according to various media reports.
Chicago Personal Injury Lawyers Move to New Office Location
Pullano Law Offices is excited to announce that it has moved into new office space at 1 E. Upper Wacker Drive, Suite 510, Chicago. The personal injury law firm officially opened its new office just before the new year.
The office building is located at the intersection of East Upper Wacker Drive and State Street, near the Chicago River. Chicago Transit Authority bus and train stops are within walking distance of the building.
“We encourage you to visit us in our new office,” said firm founding partner Richard L. Pullano. “We understand the impact a serious injury can have on your life and are prepared to work diligently to get you the compensation you need.”