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Four WM Attorneys selected to the 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers list

Wise Morrissey, LLC is pleased to announce Francis P. (Frank) Morrissey , David C. Wise, David J. Rashid and Michael L. Gallagher have all been selected to the 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor....

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Mom’s Facebook Warning Sheds Light on Vaping Addiction in Teens

Press release Sept. 5, 2019

How does a healthy 18-year-old go from a joyful trip to begin college to the ICU on death's...

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Lyft will pay a fine of $10,000 for failing to report a violent driver — and that’s not nearly enough - Chicago Sun-Times

In the wake of the vigilant legal efforts of Wise Morrissey's Michael Gallagher, the Chicago Sun- Times has called for at least a tenfold increase in the fines the City of Chicago imposes on ride-hailing companies for failing to report violent drivers...

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A month after Lyft failed to report driver accused in assault, he fatally kicked a taxi driver while working for Uber

In a front page story in the July 15 Chicago Sun-Times, Wise Morrissey LLC attorney Michael Gallagher is highlighted for his efforts on behalf of the family of Anis Tungekar, the Pakistani taxi driver who was kicked to death last September by an Uber driver in the West Loop.

The latest twist in this tragedy is the City of Chicago's citing Lyft in June for failing to notify the city of driver Fangqi Lu's violent past for attacking a Loop attorney four weeks before Lu assaulted Mr. Tungekar. Gallagher has filed suit against Uber and Lu, who drove for both Lyft and Uber...

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Uber Faces $10M Suit Over Driver's Fatal Assault On Cabbie

The family of a Pakistani taxi driver filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Uber and one of its drivers who fatally attacked the cabdriver...

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$9.4Million Settlement Ends Wisconsin Birth Injury Case

Posted June 21, 2019 10:41 AM

The family of a child born with severe brain injuries has settled their Winnebago County case for $9.4 million.

A settlement agreement was reached one week before a May 28 scheduled trial date. The case was dismissed Thursday by Associate Judge Donna R. Honzel, according to one of the plaintiff’s attorneys Francis P. Morrissey of Wise Morrissey LLC.

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Attorney David Rashid Helps Family Obtain A $3 Million Jury Award In Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The family of a 35-year-old Arlington Heights woman pursued a wrongful death lawsuit based on her untimely death in a routine surgery. The jury award led to a settlement between the parties...

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Alderman Faces Defamation Lawsuit Over Claims He Falsified A Police Report

Liliya Hrabar was shocked to find herself being arrested for criminal trespass to a vehicle. The shock stemmed from the fact that the car belonged to her boyfriend, Alderman Proco Moreno, who had loaned her the car a few weeks prior. She later learned he had falsely reported the car stolen, an act for which he is facing criminal charges...

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Attorney Michael Gallagher Seeks Justice For Family Of Slain Taxi Driver

When an Uber driver was caught on camera delivering a fatal "roundhouse" kick to Anis Tungekar, a 64-year-old Chicago taxi driver, the victim's family expected justice to be swift...

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Millions Recovered From Settlements Within The Past Month

CHICAGO - Since March 1, 2019, Wise Morrissey LLC has secured settlements in excess of $10 million including five separate settlements in excess of $1 million…

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Gallagher Named to 2016 Class of Forty Under 40

CHICAGO — Michael L. Gallagher, 38, of Wise Morrissey, LLC has been profiled in the 2016 edition of Forty Under 40. The annual Law …

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$20 Million Med-Mal Settlement for Lawyer's Stroke Detailed in Chicago Tribune, Law Bulletin

In late November 2016, WM attorney David J. Rashid successfully secured a $20 million settlement for their clients three weeks …

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$3.5 Million Jury Verdict Involving Diagnosis Error Receives Media Coverage

The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin in a Sept. 27, 2016, article by Lauraann Wood detailed a $3.5 million award by a Cook County jury that …

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David J. Rashid Honored as 2016 Emerging Lawyer

CHICAGO, June 1, 2016 — David J. Rashid of the Chicago-based personal injury law firm of Wise Morrissey, LLC has been named to the …

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$14 Million Verdict for Plaintiffs Against Illinois' Largest Medical Insurance Carrier

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE $14 Million Verdict for Plaintiffs Against Illinois' Largest Medical Insurance Carrier ISMIE Mutual Insurance Ordered to Pay Punitive Damages The parents …

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WM's Frank Morrissey Secures $1.7 Million Settlement for Psychiatric Unit Fight Injury

CHICAGO — Francis P. Morrissey, a partner with Wise Morrissey, LLC, reached a $1.7 million settlement on June 10, 2015, for his client in …

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WM's David J. Rashid Co-Author Article on Strokes in Trial Journal

Attorney David J. Rashid of Wise Morrissey, LLC have co-authored with another local attorney an article about strokes in the …

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WM's Wise Land $11 Million Verdict for Brain-Injured Man After Court-Ordered Retrial

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Wise, 312-580-2040 $11 Million Verdict for Brain-injured Man After U.S. Court of Appeals Orders Retrial A Wheaton man, who …

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WM's Frank Morrissey Secures $9.4 Million Verdict for Severe Gastric Bypass-Related Injuries

WM Attorney Francis P. "Frank" Morrissey, as lead counsel, secured a $9.4 million jury verdict for a 46-year-old female with four children who became permanently …

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Three WM Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers List

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Chicago (Feb. 11, 2015) Wise Morrissey, LLC attorney David C. Wise, Francis P. (Frank) Morrissey…..

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Magazine Publishes Article on Lost Chance Doctrine Written by WM Lawyer David Rashid

David J. Rashid, attorneys for noted plaintiffs' firm Wise Morrissey, LLC (WM), recently authored an article on the "lost-chance doctrine."…

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Law Bulletin Reports $10 Million Record Stephenson County Med-Mal Settlement

The April 17, 2014, edition of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin described a $10 million settlement reached by MW that resulted from …

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WM $17M Delayed Diagnosis Settlement Featured in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

The March 10, 2014, edition of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin quoted of Wise Morrissey, LLC on a recently settled $17…

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Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Highlights Frank Morrissey in $1.5 Million Dyskinesia Verdict

The February 25, 2014, edition of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin quoted Frank Morrissey of Wise Morrissey, LLC on the first reported …

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WM Partner Frank Morrissey, Lead Counsel in $5 Million Gastric Bypass Surgery Settlement, Featured in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Francis P. (Frank) Morrissey, name partner in noted Chicago plaintiffs' law firm Wise Morrissey, LLC (WM), was lead counsel in a $5 million medical …

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WM Partner Frank Morrissey Secures $2.95 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement

Francis P. (Frank) Morrissey, name partner in noted Chicago plaintiffs' law firm Wise Morrissey, LLC (WM), represented the widow and estate of a 54-year-old …

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Wise Morrissey, LLC Secures $10 Million Settlement from Hospital owned by Advocate Health and Hospital Corp.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10/21/13 A Naperville man, injured while playing touch football at a 2005 youth ministry retreat, will receive $10 million after his assigned …

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Wise Morrissey, LLC Proudly Sponsor WBAI 2013 Golf Outing

Wise Morrissey, LLC Proudly Sponsors Women's Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI) 18th Annual Golf Outing Noted Chicago plaintiffs' law firm Wise Morrissey, LLC …

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WM Partner David Wise Reaches $4.055 Million Settlement for Workplace Injury

David C. Wise, name partner in noted Chicago plaintiffs' law firm Wise Morrissey, LLC (WM), secured a $4.055 million settlement for a 44-year old …

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WM's David Wise Secure $2.25 Million Construction Negligence Settlement

Name partner David C. Wise of noted Chicago plaintiffs' law firm Wise Morrissey, LLC (WM), have reached a $2.25 …

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WM Partner Frank Morrissey Contributes to Legal Treatise on Medical Negligence

The lawyers of noted Chicago plaintiffs' law firm Wise Morrissey, LLC (WM) are frequently called upon to write for professional journals and other publications …

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WM Lawyer David Rashid Write Medical Negligence Article for Trial Journal

The lawyers of noted Chicago plaintiffs' law firm Wise Morrissey, LLC (WM) are frequently called upon to write for professional journals and other publications …

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WM Partner David Wise Secures $1.75 M Jury Verdict for Injured Pilot

David C. Wise, name partner in noted Chicago plaintiffs' law firm Wise Morrissey, LLC (WM), secured a $1.75 million verdict (reduced to $1.25 million) …

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Secures $5.25 Million Settlement from Village of Merrionette Park for Traumatic Injuries Suffered in Auto Accident

The Village of Merrionette Park has agreed to pay a $5.25 million settlement to resolve a lawsuit brought by the law firm of Wise …

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Legislation Introduced for Federal Regulation of Large Compounding Labs Similar to NECC, Which Was Responsible for Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Targeted by WM Lawsuits

Legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate is the first bipartisan bill in Congress aimed at implementing direct federal oversight of large specialty compounding laboratories similar …

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Medically Frozen Sperm Samples Thawed and Destroyed

Medically frozen sperm samples were thawed and destroyed at urology facilities operated by Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Faculty Foundation, according to two lawsuits …

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WM Files Motion for Discovery Representing Family of Victim in Arlington Heights, IL Industrial Accident Victim

Chicago (June 1, 2012): David C. Wise, partner in noted Chicago plaintiffs' law firm Wise Morrissey, LLC, announced that the firm has filed a …

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Chicago Area Patients Sue Makers of Defective Hip Implant

Five patients who received an artificial hip implant manufactured by DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. are seeking damages from the company, a division of Johnson & Johnson …. Read More


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