Attorneys Richard L. Pullano and Mathew T. Siporin RecognizedAttorneys Richard L. Pullano and Mathew T. Siporin of Pullano Law Offices in Chicago were recently named to the 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers list. In recognition of this achievement, Richard and Mathew are being honored by the DePaul University College of Law at a special alumni reception on March 12, 2020.

Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys across the United States who exhibit excellence in their practice areas. This rating service acknowledges outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Richard began his distinguished litigation career in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office as a Prosecutor in the Felony Trial Courts and the Gang Crimes Unit. Since 1987, Richard has focused his practice on personal injury law and medical malpractice. He has secured numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for victims of negligence throughout the Chicagoland area, including a record-breaking $14 million settlement involving a trucking accident that left his client paralyzed.

Richard Pullano and Mathew Siporin Participate in Local Events

Chicago - September 24, 2019

At Pullano Law Offices, our attorneys are committed to the legal community in Chicago. We believe in helping new lawyers become established in the field of law and in recognizing those who have worked to advance the legal field. We demonstrate this commitment by participating in events throughout the area.

Pullano Siporin DePaul litigation lab Recently, Richard Pullano and Mathew Siporin participated in a litigation lab class at the DePaul University College of Law. They provided critique for students of James Clark as they litigated cases, offering insight based on their extensive litigation experience.

On the same day, Richard Pullano attended the presentation of the L. Sanford Blustin Award to the Honorable James P. Flannery, Jr., Presiding Judge of the Law Division in the Circuit Court of Cook County. This award was presented at the North Suburban Bar Association's Installation and Recognition Dinner, and it recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to the legal community. Richard Pullano is a Past President of the NSBA.

Richard Pullano NSBA Award

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.

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

Chicago injury lawyer Mathew Siporin 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.

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.

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