Notable Achievements

The commitment of Chalmers & Nagel, P.C. and its attorneys to providing our clients with first-rate legal services which are carefully tailored to meet our clients' specific and varying needs has yielded substantial and distinguished accomplishments.

Some recent examples of our successes include:

  • Recovered over $1,000,000 in a hotly contested wrongful death action in which our client was rendered a quadriplegic and ultimately died as a result of an automobile collision with a cement truck.
  • Effectively completed over $50,000,000 in business asset acquisitions and sales in a variety of industries, including the pay telephone, health care and personnel industries.
  • Achieved several of the largest confidential settlements in the United States for victims of priest molestation.
  • Prevailed in the Illinois Appellate Court in an appeal concerning a legal issue of first impression involving a competitor’s wrongful and forcible eviction of our client’s equipment installed in hundreds of retail establishments throughout the Midwest.
  • Obtained a sizeable confidential settlement on behalf of an eighty plus year old couple from a major insurance company in litigation involving the couple’s home becoming uninhabitable as a result of mold infestation which was featured for two consecutive days on Fox News’ “Walter’s Perspective.”©
  • Negotiated and closed a complex series of transactions in which our client was able to avoid over $18,000,000 in personally guaranteed secured debt and millions of dollars in unsecured debt without filing bankruptcy.
  • Secured a substantial and confidential wrongful death settlement against a Southern Illinois corporation after liability had been denied and the defendant was determined free from negligence at the inquest of the decedent plaintiff.
  • Obtained a confidential settlement from a Chicago hotel on behalf of victim of rape.
  • Recovered nearly $1,000,000 for a condominium association in litigation against the developer for a litany of construction defects.
  • Successfully litigated a civil rights claim made by children of a public school who were victims of a shop teacher’s 30-year practice of disciplining students through the application of electricity generated from a small engine to the students’ bodies which was featured on the nationally televised news program “DateLine NBC.”©

Located in the River North area of Chicago, Chalmers & Nagel, P.C. represents clients across the State of Illinois and national clients doing business in Illinois. Contact the firm to speak with a Chicago lawyer regarding your legal concern.