Proven Success In Serious Injury Cases

The Chicago personal injury lawyers of Seidman Margulis & Fairman, LLP, have been helping injured people for decades. We believe that everyone deserves an experienced attorney by their side, guiding them through the complex legal system and negotiating with large insurance companies whose only concern is their own bottom line.

Our only concern is your best interests - maximizing your compensation and getting you through the process as efficiently as possible, so you and your family can move forward with your lives.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Workers' compensation
  • Vehicular accidents, including car, truck and motorcycle accidents
  • Wrongful death
  • Catastrophic injury
  • Premises liability cases
  • Medical malpractice
  • Asbestos and mesothelioma
  • Railroad accidents
  • Defective products
  • Qui tam
  • Child injuries
  • Nursing home negligence
  • Legionnaires' Disease

Call Seidman Margulis & Fairman, LLP today at 312-600-3726 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Profile

Attorney Steven J. Seidman

Jurisdictions:

  • Illinois, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1981

Education:

  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 1981
  • University of Illinois
    • B.S. - 1978

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Workers Compensation Lawyers Association, Member
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member

Verdicts & Settlements

  • $25,600,000 gross verdict ($23,050,000.00 net verdict) - Trucker run over by co-employee. Verdict against landowner for improper traffic control.
  • $7,300,000 - Burn injury to worker from defective product
  • $6,750,000 - Death of child and injury to driver resulting from an auto accident
  • $5,000,000 - Medical negligence to child
  • $3,000,000 - Medical negligence case for missed signs of infection leading to stroke
  • $2,300,000 - Verdict for wrongful death of physician who contracted Legionnaires' disease at a Marriott hotel
  • $2,000,000 - Medical negligence case for missed signs and symptoms of internal bleeding after stabbing causing death
  • $1,900,000 - Medical negligence resulting in death
  • $1,600,000 - Anesthesiology error resulting in death
  • $1,400,000 - Verdict (bench) for injury to hand from machine malfunction- Product Liability
  • $1,400,000 - Pedestrian injured when crossing mid-block by vehicle leading to orthopedic injuries
  • $1,250,000 - Medical malpractice for hand injury caused by blood clot (settlement while jury was deliberating
  • $1,200,000 - Pedestrian hit by car causing cognitive damages

Office Locations

Chicago Office
20 South Clark Street Two First National Plaza Suite 700 Chicago, IL 60603Deerfield Office
500 Lake Cook Rd Suite 350 Deerfield, IL 60015Belleville Office110 West Main Street Suite 110 Belleville, IL 62220

Since 1997, the "Lead Counsel Verified" status has been granted to attorneys who possess:

  • The Right Professional Experience
  • A Spotless Record

The following attorneys at this firm are Lead Counsel Verified:

Ryan A. Margulis

Ryan A. Margulis

This attorney is Lead Counsel Verified in the following practice areas:

Practice Area Year
Workers' Compensation Since 2017
Practice Area Year
Workers' Compensation Since 2017
Steven J. Seidman

Steven J. Seidman

This attorney is Lead Counsel Verified in the following practice areas:

Practice Area Year
Workers' Compensation Since 2017
Personal Injury Since 2017
Medical Malpractice Since 2017
Practice Area Year
Workers' Compensation Since 2017
Personal Injury Since 2017
Medical Malpractice Since 2017

Melanie K. Fairman

This attorney is Lead Counsel Verified in the following practice areas:

Practice Area Year
Medical Malpractice Since 2017
Practice Area Year
Medical Malpractice Since 2017
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