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Have You Been Injured by a Trucking Accident in Illinois?
The Healy Law Firm: Illinois truck accident attorneys
At The Healy Law Firm in Chicago, Illinois, each truck accident attorney in our practice understands the complex nature of truck accidents and is familiar with the federal and state regulations that govern the operation of large trucks. Serving both Illinois and out-of-state residents, every truck accident lawyer at our firm is an experienced litigator, committed to the advocacy of victims' rights. If you have been injured in a truck accident, our dedicated attorneys will aggressively represent your interests and help you recover the maximum fair compensation for your injuries.
IL truck accidents
Each year, thousands of motorists are critically injured when passenger vehicles and commercial trucks collide. Unfortunately, as the number of commercial trucks on the road steadily increases every year, so does the number of serious accidents.
Trucking accidents in Illinois
Federal and state codes, designed specifically to protect motorists from the negligence of commercial truck drivers and trucking companies, regulate the safe operation of large trucks. It is imperative that injured victims retain a lawyer who understands the fine points of the complicated transportation laws. Our attorneys provide exceptional legal counsel for truck accident victims in Illinois and nationwide, combining aggressive representation with knowledge of the complex nature of truck accidents.
Contact an experienced Illinois truck accident lawyer
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a truck accident, the law limits the time you have to pursue legal action against the negligent party. Moreover, obtaining quick access to evidence and witnesses is often crucial in establishing a successful case. Often trucking companies and their insurers dispatch investigators to the scene within hours. It is crucial you retain competent legal counsel as soon as possible. Throughout Illinois and the nation, the truck accident attorneys at The Healy Law Firm have earned a reputation as capable litigators who consistently secure impressive, fair financial compensation for their clients. For superior legal representation, Illinois residents should contact our experienced trucking accident lawyers today.
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Martin J. Healy, Jr.
- Chair, Products Liability Section AAJ, formerly ATLA
- Past President, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
- Member, Board of Governors and Executive Committee, AAJ
- Immediate Past Chair, Illinois Supreme Court Rules Committee
Martin Healy, Jr. always pushes the limits for fair recovery for clients. During calendar year 2009, he had three multi-million dollar jury verdicts. Each was a record verdict, and resulted in a total of over $50 million.
Martin Healy, Jr. is an experienced and dedicated advocate for injured clients in a career that has included obtaining numerous multi-million dollar jury verdicts and settlements, some in the tens of millions of dollars. As lead counsel, he has obtained 14 multi-million dollar jury verdicts that range from $3 million to $25 million and total over $150 million. They involve a number of very different areas including products liability, interstate trucking, construction, medical malpractice, transportation and police procedure cases.
Martin Healy, Jr. is a graduate of St. Ignatius College Preparatory School where he received the Award of Excellence in Law, the University of Notre Dame and Loyola University School of Law where he was Associate Editor of the Law Review and received a full academic scholarship.
He began his legal career as a Law Clerk for the Supreme Court of Illinois. Later, he served as Counsel, Illinois House of Representatives, Associate, James A. Dooley & Associates, and General Counsel and First Assistant Corporation Counsel, City of Chicago. He is a Past President of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and he has been certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
He has lectured and written extensively for numerous Bar Associations, including the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA), now the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), the Chicago Bar Association (CBA) and the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.
Recently he authored with John Scanlon and Matthew Healy an article in Trial, the national publication of the AAJ, in its products liability issue, entitled “Uneasy Rider” involving products liability claims against motorcycle manufacturers. During the year, Mr. Healy completed his term as Chair of the 1700 member Products Liability Section of AAJ.
Mr. Healy is currently a member of the Board of Governors of AAJ and ITLA and has served on the Executive Committee of both AAJ and ITLA. He is currently Chair of the Motorcycle Litigation Group and Past Chair of the Truck Underride Litigation Group of AAJ. He was also Chair, Tort Law Section Council, ISBA and Chair, Tort Litigation Committee, CBA.
He was recently voted one of the top ten plaintiff’s personal injury lawyers in Illinois by Leading Lawyers. He was also recently inducted as a Fellow into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, an invitation only group of elite trial lawyers, limited to five hundred throughout the United Stated and includes lawyers from thirty countries. Most recently, he received an award for the Largest Verdict in Will County from the Jury Verdict Reporter and was voted in the US Irish Legal 100, a select group of 100 accomplished attorneys nationwide.
He is the immediate past Chair, Illinois Supreme Court Rules Committee appointed by the Supreme Court for a three year term. He is a past member of the Supreme Court Committee on Pattern Jury Instructions and a former Commissioner of the Supreme Court Committee on Character and Fitness. He has finished his term as President of the Board of Governors, Loyola University School of Law.
Mr. Healy has been active civically as Director of the Sauganash Community Association and Queen of All Saints School. The son of immigrant parents from Ireland, Mr. Healy is very active in the Irish Community and Irish organizations including the Irish Fellowship Club of Chicago (President), Irish American Heritage Center (Chairman, Library Fundraising Committee), Celtic Legal Society (President) and the St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee (Annual Dinner Chair and Board of Directors). Martin Healy and other members of the firm write a monthly column for the Irish American News, “Healy Law” covering legal topics of interest.
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