Firm News – 2012
Bruce Pfaff Named in Top 100 Illinois SuperLawyers for 2012
Posted on December 12, 2012
Bruce Pfaff was named to the Top 100 Illinois SuperLawyers 2012 list and is one of only 9 other plaintiff’s personal injury trial lawyers on the list.
Bruce Pfaff, Michael Gill, and Matthew Ports Recognized as Leading Lawyers for 2012
Posted on October 18, 2012
The Leading Lawyers Network has recognized Bruce Pfaff, Michael Gill, and Matthew Ports as “Leading Lawyers” for 2012.
Pfaff’s Closing Argument Published in Illinois Trial Lawyer Journal
Posted on June 1, 2012
The Illinois Trial Lawyers’ Association Journal recently published a trial practice article of Bruce Pfaff‘s closing argument in the Stone v. MiTek Industries, Inc. case that resulted in a $13.54 million verdict recently.
Bruce Pfaff Gives Speech to the Chicago Bar Association
Posted on May 2, 2012
Bruce Pfaff gave a speech to the Chicago Bar Association on April 26, 2012 concerning the Legal Implications of Health Care Technology. He discussed how the lack of electronic medical records can lead to the temptation of healthcare workers to create false records or to give false testimony about the care. He also described the benefits to hospitals and doctors to have an effective electronic medical record because clear documentation of what happened when can help identify appropriate or inappropriate care, leading to better patient outcomes and fewer disputed legal claims.
In other firm news, Matthew Ports was selected to The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 in 2012.
Bruce R. Pfaff Interviewed on Illinois Public Radio
Posted on April 4, 2012
Bruce R. Pfaff was interviewed on Illinois Public Radio (click the link to listen to the interview) this week discussing the new Illinois Supreme Court rule permitting jurors to submit written questions for witnesses to answer at trial. Bruce first wrote a law magazine article advocating the practice in 2009 and is gratified that the Supreme Court created a rule allowing the practice.
Product Liability Case Verdict Makes Illinois Jury Verdict Reporter
Posted on January 20, 2012
The Illinois Jury Verdict Reporter August 2011 issue featured a successful product liability case tried by Bruce R. Pfaff and Matthew D. Ports in the Circuit Court of Tazewell County, Illinois. Read more.
Watch Bruce Pfaff‘s Interview With SuperLawyers
Posted on December 19, 2011
Bruce Pfaff recently discussed a $13M victory he won for his client and the concept of connecting with the jury during an interview with SuperLawyers: Watch the interview.