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West Englewood

Malman Law. Premier Personal Injury Attorneys

Injury Attorney Steven J. Malman

Reliable Chicago Personal Injury Attorneys for the People of West Englewood

West Englewood, from Garfield Boulevard all the way down to the Belt Railway of Chicago, is home to quite a number of our former clients. Although the neighborhood has seen its share of obstacles and difficulties, the West Englewood United Organization, among other groups, is leading a neighborhood revitalization effort.  At Malman Law, we will be ready when you need us.

Many of our West Englewood clients come to us after suffering a car crash, a slip and fall accident, or a similar accident that was caused by someone else’s careless behavior.  No matter how it happens, a serious personal injury is a traumatic event that frequently results in pain, shock, financial distress, and anger. Anger is inevitable, since no injury would have happened except for someone else’s misconduct.

You Probably Won’t Have to Testify or Even Go to Court

Malman Law has earned a strong reputation for winning in court, and the major insurance companies know exactly who we are. Because of our reputation, most insurance companies don’t want to take the risk of facing us in court and losing. Consequently, they are much more likely to reach a private settlement once they learn that you have hired us to represent you.

“But I Can’t Afford to Hire a Lawyer”

Yes, you can. The way we’ve set up payment, it is essentially the other side that pays. More specifically, our representation won’t cost you a dime up front, and if we don’t win compensation for you, it will never cost you a dime. If we do win compensation for you (which we do for about 95 percent of our clients), you won’t owe us anything until your money actually arrives.


“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

Following are only a few examples of the types of cases we take:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1) If I reach a settlement and run out of money later, can I go back and ask for more?

No, this is virtually impossible. That is why it is critically important that you accurately calculate the value of your claim and make sure you get it the first time around.

2) What are the main steps in the claim settlement process?

The following steps are typical:

  • Calculate the value of your claim (this can be tricky).
  • Decide to seek settlement instead of immediately filing a lawsuit.
  • Negotiate your claim.
  • Draft and sign a settlement agreement.
  • Collect your compensation.

3) How can I win a dog bite claim?

Under Illinois dog bite law, you must prove that:

  • the defendant was the owner or keeper of the dog;
  • the dog attacked and injured you;
  • you did not provoke the dog; and
  • you were not trespassing at the time of the attack.

4) What happens to my claim if I was partly at fault for the accident?

Under the Illinois contributory fault regime, you can still recover damages, if your percentage of fault was less than the defendant’s percentage of fault – as determined by the court based on the evidence presented. As long as you are eligible for damages, the amount will simply be reduced in proportion to your percentage of fault.

5) Do I win if I can prove the defendant violated a traffic law?

It helps if you can prove that the defendant was violating a traffic law at the time of the accident. Proving this does not guarantee victory however – the defendant can still try to prove that his violation of the law didn’t amount to negligence.

Personal Injury Law is All We Do

The reality of the Illinois justice system is that the amount of compensation you end up with is strongly correlated with the skill and experience of your lawyer. You won’t find us drafting wills or contracts, defending criminal defendants, or negotiating an M&A transaction. Personal injury law is what we do all day long, and it is all we have ever done. And we only represent victims, never insurance companies.

Timing is Important For Your West Englewood Claim – Act Now

For over two decades, Malman Law has represented over 20,000 personal injury victims and has won more than two hundred million dollars in compensation. Call our attorneys today at 1-888-836-5975 or contact us online for a free initial case 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 the hospital or at your home.

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.

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
  • Track Record of Success

    Over $200,000,000 Collected
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