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Malman Law. Premier Personal Injury Attorneys

Injury Attorney Steven J. Malman

Experienced Accident Attorneys Protecting the Injured in North Side Chicago

Near North Side is a jewel that sparkles for resident and visitor alike. Whether we are shopping on the Magnificent Mile, strolling through the Gold Coast Historic District, enjoying the shores of Lake Michigan, or straining our necks to view one of the world’s tallest skylines, Near North Side’s urban vibrancy never fails to dazzle us.

Near North Side’s irrepressible vitality comes with an ironic price tag, however – in the midst of all of the hustle and bustle lurk dangers that most of us shrug off. Once you suffer an accident, however, everything changes in an instant. At first, pain and fear compete with shock and confusion. It usually isn’t until later that the grim reality of your losses begins to set in.

Justice is Available for Those Who Are Willing to Fight

If the accident you suffered was caused by the misconduct of someone else – a drunken driver, a careless doctor, or an abusive nursing home attendant to name a few – Illinois personal injury law entitles you to full compensation as a matter of right. The trick is turning an abstract legal right into the cold hard reality of cash in your pocket. That is where Malman Law comes in.

Our Zero Fee Guarantee

Can you afford to retain Chicago’s top personal injury law firm? We can confidently answer a resounding “yes” to that question. With our Zero Fee Guarantee, you will owe us nothing in up-front legal fees – you only pay us after the defendant actually transfers the money. If we fail to secure any compensation (about five percent of the time), you will never owe us a dime in legal fees.

Donyell’s Testimony

“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.

Main Types of Cases We Handle

Our experienced accident and injury lawyers handle just about any kind of personal injury claim, including but not limited to the following:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1) Can I win a claim over a “whiplash” injury?

Yes, you can. The term “whiplash” is an informal term for an entire family of soft-tissue injuries. Problematically, however, many whiplash injuries exhibit scant physical evidence despite the pain they cause, and these types of claims can be challenging to win.

2) Can I sue a nursing home for negligent care?

Yes, you can. Nursing home duties are largely defined by extensive state and federal regulations. To win, you must prove that:

  • The nursing home was negligent (it breached its duty of care);
  • You suffered harm; and
  • The harm you suffered was a result of the nursing home’s negligence.

3) Can social media posts be used against me?

Yes, in many cases they can be. If you post a photo of yourself standing and smiling, for example, the insurance company could use it to claim that your injuries are not as serious as you claim they are. Be sure not to post anything misleading.

4) Who has the right to sue if the victim dies in the accident?

Under the Illinois wrongful death statute, the personal representative of the victim’s probate estate must file the lawsuit. The personal representative may be:

  • The surviving spouse
  • A surviving child
  • A surviving parent
  • Someone appointed by the court, if the victim left no will or did not name a personal representative

Our Track Record Speaks for Itself

At Malman Law, we consider helping injured victims to be our calling, not just our job. We practice no other type of law, and we represent only victims, never defendants. Nobody rips off our clients – we simply won’t allow it. Indeed, our 20,000 personal injury clients over the last 25 years can testify to our fierce loyalty – and to the hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation we brought home for them.

Right from the start, we will be seeking the quickest possible settlement that we can get without compromising your interests – but we are ready for a courtroom battle if the opposing party insists on being stubborn. Ninety-five percent of the time, they choose to settle rather than face us in court.

Take Action Today in Chicago’s Near North Side

You may not be sure if you have a valid claim or not, or you may be unsure of whether you can prove your claim. Relax. If your claim arose in Greater Chicago, telephone the attorneys of Malman Law, or navigate to our online contact page to schedule a free, no-obligation evaluation of your case.

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.

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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Why People Choose Malman Law

You’ll want our experience on your side.
You’ll want your lawyers to be this good.

  • Credibility & Experience

    20,000+ Cases over 25 Years
  • Track Record of Success

    Over $200,000,000 Collected
  • Team of Litigation Lawyers

    Real Courtroom Experience