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Lakeview Accident Lawyers

Malman Law. Premier Personal Injury Attorneys

Injury Attorney Steven J. Malman

Aggressive Lakeview Accident Lawyers will Fight for You Rights

At Malman Law we represent victims of injuries and accidents. It is important that you contact our experienced and proven Lakeviw Accident Lawyers as soon as you can after an accident.  We can help address your questions and we will fight for your rights. We have been in business for 23 years and our injury and accident attorneys have represented over 20,000 injured victims who have collectively received over 200 million dollars. A majority of our clients never even have to go to court, because we settle 95 percent of our clients’ claims.

About Lakeview, IL

We are never at a loss for things to do when we visit Lakeview – catching a show at the Belmont Theater District, jogging along the Lakefront Trail in Lincoln Park, or catching a Cubs game at Wrigley Field all seem so enticing at times that it can be hard to decide what to do next. No wonder Money Magazine listed Lakeview as the nation’s third-best big-city place to live.

Life in the city has its drawbacks too, of course – Chicago’s bustling traffic, for example, results in an accident rate that easily exceeds that of more pastoral environments downstate. Traffic accidents are not the only danger you face either – medical malpractice, slip and fall accidents and dog bites are only a few of the many hazards that can make life seem like a minefield if you think too much about risks.

When the Unexpected Happens

The severity of an accident can range from annoying to tragic. One way that insult is added to injury, unfortunately, is the realization that not only was the accident avoidable, but someone else’s carelessness was responsible for causing it. When that happens, Illinois personal injury law says you have the right to full monetary compensation. Speak to our knowledgeable Lakeview Accident Lawyers as soon as possible.

Turning an Abstract Legal Right into Money in the Bank Can be Tricky

Obtaining the full value of a personal injury claim normally requires considerable expertise. At Malman Law, turning personal injury claims into cash for our clients is what we do, and it is all we have done for the last two decades – to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars recovered for over 20,000 personal injury victims. Our experienced Lakeview Accident Attorneys never represent defendants, only injured victims.

We win 95 percent of our cases, and our .950 batting average has inspired us to make you this offer: You will not owe us a dime in legal fees until your case is over and your money is in the bank. And if we don’t win your case, you will never owe us anything. We believe that everyone should be able to enforce their legal rights, and we back it up with our fee structure.


“If anyone has a problem and is in need of help call Malman Law. At Malman Law you are not just a client, you are part of the family.” – Donyell G.

Types of Cases We Handle

Our accident law team handles just about any type of personal injury claim that can be attributed to someone else’s misconduct, including:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1) Should I talk to the insurance company?

Not without talking to your Lakeview accident lawyer first. If you are claiming against your own insurance company, some cooperation will be required of you, while your obligations are much less stringent when dealing with the defendant’s insurance company. Either way, however, insurance companies can be tricky.

2) What is a deposition?

In a deposition, you are questioned under oath outside of court. Your answers are recorded, and they can be used against you at trial if you speak falsely or contradict yourself at trial. Depositions typically take place after a lawsuit has already been filed.

3) What are some tips for negotiating a fair settlement?

  • Understand the value of your claim.
  • Accurately forecast your chances at trial.
  • Listen to what the opposing party says and “read between the lines.”
  • Bring your lawyer with you, or have your lawyer do the negotiating for you.

4) What kinds of damages are available to me?

Damages can be divided into three broad categories:

  • General damages, such as pain and suffering, physical disfigurement, and mental anguish
  • Special damages, such as medical expenses and lost earnings
  • Punitive damages, used to punish the defendant (seldom awarded)

Time is of the Essence – Act Now

Since we settle about 95 percent of our clients’ claims out of court, the odds are good that you will never have to walk into a courtroom. Indeed, it is our fearsome reputation for success in the five percent of our cases that are resolved in court that encourages defendants to settle rather than face us in court.

We know that financial matters may be pressing you and that you are probably in a hurry to receive your compensation as soon as possible. From the moment we take your case, we will be aiming for a quick but generous settlement, and we will make no major case decision without your consent.

If you think you might have a valid personal injury claim call our Lakeview Accident Attorneys at Malman Law. Alternatively, simply fill out our online contact form for a free, no-obligation case evaluation. Contact us today.

Firm Awards & Recognitions

Steven Malman was selected to the list. The list is issued by the American Institute of Legal Counsel. A description of the selection methodology can be found at

  • Steven Malman was selected to the list. The list is issued by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys. A description of the selection methodology can be found at

  • Steven Malman was selected to the list for 2018-2019.

  • Only the top 100 trial lawyers from each state or highly-populated regions of certain states who are actively practicing in civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law are eligible for invitation. Invitees must demonstrate superior qualifications, leadership skills, and trial results as a legal professional. The selection process for this elite honor is based on a multi-phase process based upon objective and uniformly applied criteria which includes peer nominations combined with third party research.

    Prospective members of The NTL are carefully screened prior to receiving an invitation for membership.

  • Top Attorneys Diamond Member

  • Top Attorneys of North America 2019-2020

  • The American Institute of Trial Lawyers is an invitation only professional organization composed of premier trial attorneys from each state. These attorneys exemplify the very best qualities and qualifications of an attorney. Each attorney must meet stringent qualifications as a civil or criminal trial attorney. These attorneys practice in a variety of fields to help and promote the ethical and elite practice of law. Selection is based on a thorough multi phase process which includes peer nominations and third party research. Each member must be in good standing with their local compliance organization. Membership is extended to only a select few in each state and/or region.

  • As the founder of Steven J. Malman and Associates, P.C., Attorney Steven Malman has 21 years of experience handling personal injury, nursing home, medical malpractice, premises liability, construction and workers’ compensation cases. Mr. Malman is one of Chicago’s leading authorities on personal injury law and has taken a special interest in defending the elderly from neglect and abuse. He has personally handled over 10,000 cases successfully, and collected hundreds of millions dollars for his clients.

Client Review

  • "I'm very pleased to recommend Malman Law to my friends and relatives! I have to mention how efficient and professional in dealing with my case has been with everyone that I've been in contact with at Malman Law. Mrs. Sabo is outstanding as well as her secretary and assistant in responding quickly to any of my questions or concerns. This firm has gone above and beyond to keep me updated and get answers to my questions at any time, weekends included! Malman Law rules in my opinion! "

    - Cheryl Wagemann
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  • Credibility & Experience

    20,000+ Cases over 25 Years
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    Over $200,000,000 Collected
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