Attorney Robert Phillips has a quarter century of experience in handling personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice cases. By age 26, Mr. Phillips began successfully serving as Lead Trial Counsel in complex medical malpractice cases.
Mr. Phillips is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum is restricted to attorneys who have served as lead counsel in cases involving multi-million dollar settlements and jury verdicts.
Less than 1% of all attorneys in the United States are members. Many “top” or “leading” attorney lists consist of members who nominate their own colleagues and associates. Membership in the Multi-Million Dollar forum is based upon results.
Mr. Phillips has obtained numerous record-setting jury verdicts and settlements for clients in various types of cases including matters involving medical malpractice, product liability and nursing home neglect.
In order to maintain an active law license in the State of Illinois, attorneys are required to attend Continuing Legal Education courses. Mr. Phillips has served as an instructor teaching Advanced Trial Techniques to experienced lawyers.
Chicago Lawyer Magazine reported that the $8,500,000.00 medical malpractice settlement which Mr. Phillips secured on behalf of an eight year-old boy with cerebral palsy, ranked within the top ten settlements for an individual in the State of Illinois. Mr. Phillips has been featured by CBS News in a multi-part series reporting on medical negligence.
In addition to Mr. Phillips’ Chicago television news appearances on NBC. ABC, CBS. FOX. and WGN, he has also been featured on the NBC Today Show with Matt Lauer and CNN to discuss the events surrounding the Chicago E2 Nightclub disaster. Mr. Phillips was the only Chicago lawyer to preserve critical evidence on behalf of the twenty one people who suffered wrongful deaths at the nightclub.
Mr. Phillips has also appeared in a multi-part NBC Unit 5 Investigation exposing the unsafe practices of the railroad industry at railroad crossings. A Reader’s Digest Magazine cover story featured his case against Amtrak, in which a husband and father was killed at an unguarded dangerous railroad crossing.
Robert B. Phillips & Associates utilizes many of the nations leading experts in the fields of medicine, healthcare, mechanical engineering and accident reconstruction, as well as other areas of expertise in litigating and proving cases on behalf of clients.
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