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Malman Law. Premier Personal Injury Attorneys

Injury Attorney Steven J. Malman

Roseland’s Dedicated Personal Injury Lawyers, Serving the People of Chicago

Chicago’s Roseland district is home to many of our clients. Over the years we have represented injured victims from Fernwood, Lilydale, Princeton Park,  Rosemoor, Sheldon Heights, West Roseland, West Chesterfield and even Chicago State University.  Like all of our other clients, none of these people paid a dime in legal fees until they won their cases.

Our Zero Fee Guarantee

Here at Malman Law, we are just like anyone else – we don’t like wasting our money. No matter who you are, we’re pretty sure you’re no different. Because of this, and because we win 95 percent of our cases, we charge no upfront fees. If you are like 95 percent of our clients who receive compensation, your legal fees will be deducted from your compensation after it arrives.

In the unlikely event that you are among the five percent who do not recover compensation, your total legal bill will be precisely $0.00. Unlike, for example, an auto insurance company (which loses money when it pays your claim), we only win if you win too. And if you win big, we win too. That’s what puts us on the same side, and we like it that way.

Your Claim Might Be Worth More Than You Think

The human body is fragile – a car accident, a dog bite, medical malpractice, or even an intentional assault can all send you to the hospital. If your injury occurred because of the misconduct of someone else, you have a legal claim for damages under Illinois law. Even if the defendant lacks the financial resources to pay, in many cases an insurance company or an employer, can be compelled to pay. It is our job to make sure that happens, and to make sure you get 100 percent of what you’re entitled to.

What Our Clients Say

Steve and Kelly were great! The entire process moved much faster than we thought it would. We received a nice size settlement. I would highly recommend Malman Law! — Susan

Types of Cases We Handle

Below is only a partial list of the types of claims we handle:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1) Can I file a claim over a “road rage” incident or another criminal act?

Yes, you certainly can, even though most personal injury claims arise out of negligence. You might even qualify for punitive damages in addition to ordinary compensatory damages. Keep in mind, however, that few insurance policies cover punitive damages.

2) What are the chances I will be awarded punitive damages?

Fairly low, although it depends on the facts of your case. Illinois courts are reluctant to award punitive damages even when the accident was clearly the defendant’s fault. To win, you will need to offer solid evidence that the defendant’s conduct was outrageous. You might win punitive damages, for example, if a surgeon operated on you while intoxicated.

3) What information should I bring with me to my initial consultation with you?

You should be prepared to tell us:

  • The date of the accident.
  • A general description of the accident.
  • Whether you have been contacted by an insurance company.
  • Whether you have any pre-existing injuries that might be relevant to your claim.

3) How do I secure compensation if the at-fault driver was uninsured?

You will need to seek an alternative source of compensation, such as:

  • the defendant’s personal assets;
  • your own uninsured motorist coverage;
  • the defendant’s employer, if he was on duty and acting within the scope of his duties at the time of the accident; or
  • the manufacturer of a defective product (a defective automobile air bag, for example).

You Probably Won’t Have to Go to Court

Only about 5 percent of our clients’ claims are resolved in court. Although we can make no guarantees, it is overwhelmingly likely that your claim will never be litigated in court. Instead, we can negotiate a private settlement with the defendant. Insurance companies are particularly likely to settle – since they already know our reputation, they certainly don’t want to face us in court.

The Sooner You Act, the Better If You Have Been Injured In Roseland

Over the years, Malman Law has represented over 20,000 personal injury victories and has won hundreds of million dollars in compensation for our clients. Call us today at 1-888-836-5975 or contact us online for a free initial consultation. We are ready to take your call 24/7, and if you are too injured to come to us, we can meet you at Roseland Community Hospital or wherever else you may be recovering.

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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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
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