The Chicago, Illinois based Law Offices of Parente & Norem, P.C. is pleased to announce their latest court victory, where the relatives of the affected party were awarded $18.6 million.
The compensation was granted to the wife of a Canadian truck driver, who lost his life after a collision with a tractor-trailer while performing his job. The widow was represented by Christopher M. Norem and Cole H. Munvez, attorneys from the Law Offices of Parente & Norem, P.C.
The deceased's spouse filed a lawsuit in February 2016 against the also-deceased driver of the tractor-trailer as well as the company he owned and drove for, Antioch Transport Inc., and C.H. Robinson, alleging negligence, wrongful death, vicarious liability, negligent hiring, and survival action claims against the defendants.
After years of trials and sessions, the jury found that due to the fact that the driver was a legal agent of C.H. Robinson, they were legally responsible for the crash. The final verdict was given this past May, where they bestowed Natalia Volkova, spouse of the deceased, with the aforementioned amount, of which she will recover $15 million following a high-low agreement the lawyers entered into after closing arguments.
This is only the most recent court victory that the attorneys at the Law Offices of Parente & Norem, P.C. have achieved. The company affirms that they have successfully won hundreds of millions of dollars for victims of personal injury, wrongful death, and workers’ compensation. Sal Terracciano, a representative of the company, said, "Each of our attorneys brings a unique skill set and years of experience which allows us to handle more complex cases. Our team is ready to fight for victims and their families and we have the experience, dedication, and proven results to get the compensation that the victim and their relatives are entitled to by law."
The company's commitment towards helping accident victims has led them to offer free of charge, no obligation, case evaluations. Terracciano explains that, "With this, we help our clients determine if they have a valid claim, without any compromises. We have many cases where a client does not pursue a claim that they are entitled to due to the lack of familiarity with the law. Many times, it's a work injury, where they are too afraid to make a claim due to fear of losing their job, without knowing that they are protected by the law in these cases. This puts them in a dire situation, where they may end up with high amounts of money in debt due to the medical bills which should also be completely taken care of."
Parente & Norem, P.C.'s attorneys have extensive experience handling all types of personal injury claims, including motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, transportation negligence, construction site negligence, work-related injuries, and many other areas. The company takes pride in being recognized throughout the legal community for their prodigious work ethic, a reputation that they have built over their years of serving the public.
Miranda T., a victim of a work injury who approached the firm for help wrote, "I came to Parente and Norem following an injury on the job. They immediately took charge of my workers’ compensation case to ensure that I was receiving all the benefits I was entitled to. The attorney in charge of the case was very knowledgeable and made sure to keep me informed every step of the way. Additionally, he put in the extra effort to ensure that my case was settled in a timely, efficient manner and that I was compensated fairly. I highly recommend them for helping me through my hardest times."
The acclaimed law office has invited prospective clients to visit their website, where Parente & Norem, P.C. showcases their case results—providing a brief description of the case as well as the final settlement or jury verdict.
For more information on the Law Offices of Parente & Norem, P.C.'s attorney services, clients may contact Sal Terracciano, who will also guide them through the first steps to take before pursuing a claim. Interested parties may also view the company's Super Lawyer Profile to view the ratings given to their attorneys.
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The Law Offices of Parente & Norem, P.C. is a plaintiff’s personal injury that has recovered over $300 million dollars for victims and their families.
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