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West Garfield Park Personal Injury

Malman Law. Premier Personal Injury Attorneys

Injury Attorney Steven J. Malman

Aggressive West Garfield Park Personal Injury Attorneys

Our West Garfield Park clients come to us after suffering an auto accident in K-town or on S. Kildare Avenue, becoming a victim of medical malpractice at a local hospital, or for similar reasons. At Malman Law, our West Garfield Park personal injury attorneys fight for the rights of clients like you every day, and we absolutely will not allow anyone to take advantage of you.

You Don’t Need a Dime in Your Pocket to Retain Us

We realize that lawyers suffer from the reputation of being expensive, with so much talk about “billable hours” and the like. At Malman Law, however, we don’t charge by the hour. In fact, our proven West Garfield Park personal injury attorneys will never charge you anything until and unless we win your claim. And “winning” means money in the bank for you – anything less, and our services are free.

Full Reimbursement of Your Medical Expenses Is Probably Not Enough

Many clients who attempt to represent themselves, or who retain substandard lawyers, end up short-changed and don’t even know it. You claim might be worth far more than you realize. In addition to medical expense reimbursement, components of your claim might include:

  • Estimated future medical expenses
  • Lost earnings, including estimated future lost earnings
  • Incidental expenses such as travel to and from hospitals and clinics
  • Pain and suffering
  • Punitive damages (under limited circumstances)

We’ve Been Doing This for a Long Time

Our esteemed West Garfield Park personal injury attorneys have been practicing personal injury law every day for nearly 25 years now. During that time, we have won compensation for more personal injury victims than there are people in West Garfield Park, totaling a staggering $200,000,000 and counting. Only about one in 20 of our clients walk away empty-handed.

Testimonial from a Satisfied Client

“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 many different kinds of personal injury claims we deal with:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What happens if the accident was partly my fault?



Under Illinois contributory fault law, you can still recover some of your damages as long as the accident was not mostly your fault. An amount will be subtracted from your recovery that is equal to your percentage of fault. You will lose 25 percent of your damages, for example, if the accident was 25 percent your fault.

What are some conditions caused by a vehicle accident that might not manifest themselves immediately after the accident?



Some of the following conditions might not be evident until hours or days after the accident:



  • Whiplash

  • Concussion

  • Psychological trauma such as PTSD (this might not show up for several weeks)


It is for this reason that you must seek medical attention immediately after an accident, even if you don’t believe you were injured.

What are the most common forms of medical malpractice?



Malpractice can take many different forms. Some of the most common forms include:



  • Failure to secure informed consent for a procedure or operation

  • Misdiagnosis of a condition

  • Failure to diagnose a condition

  • Medication errors

  • Surgical errors

  • Nursing home neglect


What is the difference between compensatory damages and punitive damages?



Compensatory damages are designed to compensate you for the wrong done to you – in other words, they are designed to put you in just as good a position as you would have been if the accident had never happened. Punitive damages are designed to punish the defendant for particularly wrongful behavior.

You Probably Won’t Have to Go to Court

About 20 of our clients win out-of-court settlements for every 1 whose claim is taken to trial. Although our West Garfield Park personal injury attorneys cannot make any guarantees, our history indicates that you probably won’t have to go to court. There is a reason for this, of course. When we do go to court, we tend to win. Opposing parties know this – and they don’t want to risk going to trial against us.

The Time to Act is Now – Contact our West Garfield Park Personal Injury Lawyers

The longer you wait to pursue your claim, the weaker it will become, even if you do manage to beat the statute of limitations deadline. The time to act is now.

If you have been injured anywhere in Chicagoland, or if your loved one has died in an accident, call Malman Law at 1-888-836-5975, or contact us online for a free initial case consultation. Our dedicated West Garfield Park personal injury lawyers are available 24/7 and if you can’t come to us, we can come to you.

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 http://www.aiopia.org/selection/.

  • 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 http://www.naopia.com/selection-process.

  • 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