John M. Power is a preeminent member of the Chicago legal community. Chicago personal injury lawyer John M. Power has an impressive record of successfully representing victims of personal injury, medical malpractice, and wrongful death. A founding partner of Cogan & Power, P.C., he has secured for his clients multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements totaling in excess of $85 million.
Mr. Power is equally proud of the relationships he has fostered with past and current clients. He speaks regularly with his clients, informing them of case developments, staying apprised of their situations, and developing friendships that endure long after a case has been resolved.
With more than 25 years’ experience, John has amassed an extensive list of multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements, and an even lengthier list of gratified clients he continues to call friends.
John Power received his law degree from Loyola University Law School in 1987. Prior to becoming a plaintiffs’ personal injury lawyer in 2001, John founded a defense firm that grew to 13 lawyers, where he specialized in personal injury and medical malpractice defense.
John’s experience with and knowledge of defense strategy, combined with his commitment to and compassion for victims of personal injury, has served him well, resulting in a lengthy series of multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements.
John Power has an admirable history of record-breaking achievements, earning him a place in the Crain Chicago Business Top Settlements and Verdicts issue. Some of his more notable verdicts and settlements include:
- A multi-million dollar verdict for the family of a 16-day-old baby who died after being misdiagnosed and sent home from the hospital;
- A record-breaking verdict for a woman who had a surgical sponge left in her abdomen;
- A settlement that was 65 times greater than the insurance coverage available in a wrongful death case.
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