Illinois Attorney Stephen D. Phillips Was Invited to be a Featured Speaker at the Annual IDC Symposium Following a Record $17.5 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement

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Chicago medical malpractice attorney and managing partner of Phillips Law Offices addressed the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel April 20 after winning a $17.5 million settlement on behalf of an injured client

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Chicago personal injury attorney Stephen D. Phillips addressed annual IDC symposium

We have begun utilizing advanced technologies that are really benefiting our clients, especially in cases similar to the one highlighted at the conference.

Chicago personal injury lawyer Stephen D. Phillips, managing partner of Phillips Law Offices, was invited to speak at the annual spring gathering of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel on April 20, 2012. Phillips was the only plaintiff’s attorney speaking at the conference that generally attracts hundreds of defense attorneys from across the state each year.

"This was a great opportunity to discuss a case study in which my firm successfully used a unique approach to illustrate the injuries my client suffered as a result of malpractice," Phillips explained. "We have begun utilizing advanced technologies that are really benefiting our clients, especially in cases similar to the one highlighted at the conference," he said.

Phillips was asked to address the topic of Damages, specifically as the topic relates to his use of day-in-the-life videos and other cutting-edge technologies, he said. The invitation followed the landmark [$17.5 million malpractice settlement won by Chicago personal injury attorneys Phillips and Jill M. Webb of Phillips Law Offices for their client, Phillips noted. Opposing counsel for the defense also participated in the presentation with Phillips.

The [Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel is a statewide association of attorneys who dedicate a substantial portion of their practices to the defense of clients in civil law proceedings related to individual, corporate, insurance and other types of cases.

As the future president of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, an organization dedicated to the representation of injured consumers and workers, Phillips said he was honored by his invitation to present to this conference. He noted that when defense attorneys or their family members are injured, they often turn to Phillips Law Offices in their time of need.

"I consider this one of the most telling recommendations my firm can receive," Phillips said.

About Phillips Law Offices
For more than 65 years, the [Chicago injury attorneys of Phillips Law Offices have been protecting Illinois individuals and families from the negligent acts of medical professionals who put everyone’s life and health in danger by their negligent actions.

Founding partner Stephen D. Phillips and his colleagues represent clients who have lost a child, spouse, sibling, or parent, or who are personally victimized as a result of physician malpractice, mesothelioma, construction accidents, traumatic brain injuries, hospital negligence, pharmaceutical injuries, and defective products.

For more information about the firm, please visit the Phillips Law Offices website at or call 312-346-4262.

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