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Who is Rothmann Law?
Rothmann Law provides personalized counsel to persons who have suffered catastrophic injures as a result of car accidents, slip and falls, construction accidents, worker's compensation accidents, nursing home abuse and neglect, medical malpractice and 1983 civil rights claims. Michael also represents police officers injured in the line of duty who are seeking duty disability benefits. He has argued many times before the Appellate Courts.
Michael recovered millions of dollars for clients who have suffered injuries or wrongful death. He has extensive experience representing clients with post-traumatic fibromyalgia, having lectured and appeared on television to discuss this highly contested injury. Michael is past President of the Northwest Suburban Bar Association and current President of the Suburban Bar Coalition, which screens the fitness of Cook County Judges who are up for re-election. He is also a Court appointed Arbitrator in Cook and Lake Counties and is named The National Trial Lawyers – Top 100, Illinois.
Rothmann Law works hard to protect your rights. The legal process is complex and overwhelming. We will listen carefully, help you understand your rights and, as a team, work together to win your case. Call today for a free consultation.
What Our Clients Say
Kelly , IL
Dedicated and Professional Attorney
I was seeking an attorney for my disability case and was very fortunate to find Michael Rothmann. He was highly professional throughout the entire case, always taking the time to explain everything thoroughly and with compassion. All paperwork was filed in a timely manner and Michael's communication was excellent. Not once did I worry when I was in his hands as I could tell he had an accurate and precise understanding of the law and procedures surrounding my case. If you are seeking legal representation, I would recommend you look no further and reach out to Michael. He is a true gentleman and fierce advocate for his clients. My case had a positive outcome due to his hard work and expertise. Thank you Michael
$3,500,000 verdict in Byrne and Jackson v. Fraternal Order of Police (Chicago) et al, 2003-2020. Class action against telemarketers who advised the public that their donations would benefit programs for disabled Chicago police officers and families of officers killed in the line of duty, yet none of the money was used for those purposes. Instead, the telemarketers received 80% and the FOP received 20% for political donations, golfing, and fishing tournaments.
Kelly v. Retirement Board of Policemen’s Annuity and Pension Fund of the City of Chicago (2023) Reversed Board denial of disability benefits; Appellate court also held that Circuit Court after a Board denial of duty disability claim. Case of first impression. Circuit Court, not the Pension Board, awards awards attorneys fees for successful appeals
$1,500,000 construction injury case for client who suffered significant injuries after walking under a scaffold erected too low in a stairway.
$1,250,000 in construction site injury for client who suffered a broken ankle after tripping at site trailer