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Interesting Cases

Judge for yourself whether you should hire us. Review these 25 cases (followed by notable appeals) litigated by our lawyers.

Insurance Coverage: Patterson Wins Where Prior Law Firm Fails
A Path to Victory: One Educational Training Center’s Road to Justice The Patterson Law Firm, LLC won an insurance coverage jury verdict for $534,000 in Cook County on June 16, 2011. The case involved the burglary of a company offering comprehensive software education training in July of 2003. The burglary resulted in a loss of […]
Bank Breach of Contract: Patterson Wins Where Prior Law Firm Fails
Three months before the scheduled trial, a New York law firm was to represent a guarantor being sued for $8 million. The case was linked to the largest mixed-use real estate development project in the world. The lawyer who hired us said that “the case was an unmitigated disaster and that they needed us to mitigate […]
Winning for Lloyds: The Magic of New Technology
The Magic of New Technology In federal court, we represented a small insurance brokerage company backed by Lloyds of London that was sued by a large insurance company represented by a large law firm. The large company claimed that our client, the brokerage company, had failed to enact rate increases for a force-placed insurance program […]
When Real Estate Partners Collide
A general partner in a real estate partnership sought our help. His limited partners obtained a restraining order to temporarily stop the sale of partnership condominiums to raise funds to pay $2.5 million in partnership debts, some of which were owed to the general partner. The limited partners then sought a preliminary injunction to prevent […]
The Un-Neighborly Cooperative
Ten intrepid homeowners in a residential cooperative complained about their board of directors. The board had discriminated against them. One of our clients came home to find an ax in his back door with the words “person must die” written in red paint. In addition, some of the board’s conduct was illegal or fraudulent. These […]
The Relationship Between Personal Injury Actions and Insurance
In one case, we were asked to represent a disabled person injured by the negligence of a caregiver. The company that gave the care was broke, but it had insurance. The insurance company denied coverage arguing that the company gave it a tardy claim notice. Did the company care whether it had coverage or not? […]