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Malman Law. Premier Personal Injury Attorneys

Injury Attorney Steven J. Malman

Experienced Personal Injury and Accident Attorney Serving Victims in the Uptown Community of Chicago

Uptown is…well, Uptown. Most of us are familiar with the urban attractions of Buena Park, Sheridan Park, Margate Park, and Little Vietnam. We must admit, though, that the Uptown Entertainment District is our favorite part of Uptown, where we imagine that we stroll alongside the ghosts of Al Capone and John Dillinger.  When it comes time to eat, however, Argyle Street has no serious competitors.

When we return to the office, a distressing reality awaits us – lives thrust into crisis by unexpected personal injuries. These injuries happen in many ways – truck accidents, work injuries, medical malpractice, and a myriad of other occasions for the human body to reveals it fragility. When one person’s misconduct injures another, however, it is the injustice of it all that angers us the most.

We Protect the Rights of the Injured

Here at Malman Law, we work day in and day out, as we have for nearly a quarter of a century, to restore justice to lives like yours. While we cannot undo the accident that turned your life upside down, we can seek fair compensation for all that you have suffered.  A personal injury claim typically far exceeds mere reimbursement for medical expenses – your claim might be worth more than you think.

Our Zero Fee Guarantee Means You Don’t Pay Unless You Win

As a personal injury victim, you have a claim for compensation. An abstract claim is useless, however, until we turn it into cash in your bank account. That is why we offer our Zero Fee Guarantee – you will owe us nothing legal fees, until and unless you receive compensation for your injuries. Even then, the amount of our fees will be scaled to how much you receive, so that you will still come out ahead.

What Our Clients Say

The Malman Law team is exceptional. Knows personal injury law, very responsive to my personal workers comp case, recovered money I thought I would never see. And it happened twice as fast as I thought it would. Thank you, Malman Law.

Types of Claims We Handle

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1) How common is medical malpractice?

Medical malpractice is far more common than any of us would like it to be. According to the American Medical Association, medical malpractice is one of the three leading causes of death in the United States. Considering the fact that many victims do not even realize that their malady was caused by malpractice, the actual figure could be much higher.

2) What are some of the most important facts about my case that my lawyer needs to know?

At your initial consultation, you should be prepared to tell your lawyer:

  • The date of the accident.
  • A description of the accident.
  • Whether you have been contacted by an insurance company.
  • Whether you have any pre-existing injuries.

Your lawyer will probably have other questions for you as well.

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

Alternative sources of compensation include:

  • Your own uninsured motorist policy (part of your liability insurance, unless you rejected it in writing)
  • The defendant’s personal assets
  • The defendant’s employer (maybe), if he or she was on-duty at the time of the accident
  • The city, state, or federal government, if it was at fault.

4) Can my child file a lawsuit in his or her own name?

A minor under 18 may not file a lawsuit in Illinois. The age of your child at the time of the accident is irrelevant; what matters is the age at the time the lawsuit is filed. The court will normally appoint a parent to file a lawsuit on a child’s behalf

The Numbers Tell the Story

We are victims’ advocates – we have never represented defendants, and we never will. Over 20,000 clients can testify to the effectiveness of our approach, and to the difference in their lives made by the approximately $200 million we have collected for them.  We win 95 percent of our cases. And since 95 percent of the cases we win are settled out of court, the odds are you will never have to testify in court.

Get the Process Started Today

Our practice is not a buffet – protecting the rights of personal injury victims is all we do, and it is all we are interested in. If you were seriously injured in an accident that you believe may have been caused by someone else’s misconduct, call us any time 24/7 or fill out our online contact page, so that we can schedule a free, no-obligation case evaluation.

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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