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Megan Shore-Toca

Megan Shore-Toca

  • Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse, Personal Injury
  • Illinois
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Attorney Megan Shore-Toca is a Plaintiff's attorney who litigates cases involving sexual assault, medical malpractice, birth injury, nursing home abuse and neglect, assisted living abuse and neglect, community integrated living arrangement (CILA) abuse and neglect, dental malpractice, and other personal injury cases including privacy invasion, slip and falls, and auto accidents. Throughout her career, Megan has a 100% success rate at obtaining compensation for her clients. Megan is Super Lawyer's Illinois 2021 and 2022 Rising Star, The National Trial Lawyer’s Top 40 Under 40 Lawyers, and The National Trial Lawyer’s Top 10 Nursing Home Lawyers. Throughout her career her cases have been highly publicized in the media, including CBS, ABC local news, NBC 5 Chicago Nightly News, AARP, Law360, The Chicago Tribune, The Joliet Patch, Week25, WGLT Radio, and The Daley Herald.

Throughout her career, Megan has presented and continues to do so at law schools and continuing education courses for lawyers and nurse consultants regarding electronic medical records for hospitals and nursing homes, audit trails, preventing obstruction of justice, written and oral discovery, defeating motions to compel arbitration, and the Medical Studies Act. Megan has also published articles across the country on birth injury, electronic medical records for hospitals and nursing homes, and audit trails. Megan also served as a consultant to AARP (American Association of Retired Persons).

Prior to starting her own firm, Megan litigated hundreds of cases throughout her career at a top rated Chicago law firm which was rated by US News as “Best Law Firms in Illinois First Tier Rankings Recognition,” and #1 for number of settlements reported by The Jury Verdict Reporter.

Megan won the first federal motion to remand within the 7th Circuit determining that nursing homes are not immune from liability pursuant to the PREP Act and federal officer immunity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Practice Areas
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Nursing Home Abuse
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Education
The John Marshall Law School
J.D.
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Loyola University Chicago
B.A. | Pre-Medicine, Biology
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Loyola University Chicago
Minor (2010) | Business Management
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Awards
Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Top 10 Nursing Home Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Phi Delta Phi Honors Society
Current
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State Bar of Illinois
Member
Current
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Super Lawyers
Member, Rising Star 2021 & 2022
Current
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American Association for Justice
Member
Current
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The National Trial Lawyers
Member, Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyer, & Top 10 Nursing Home Lawyer
- Current
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Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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American Bar Association
Member
- Current
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The John Marshall School Job Placement Advisory Board
Member
- Current
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Chicago Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Illinois State Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Nothing Good Happens After 3 Hours: Recent Literature Questions ACOG's Guidance on the 2nd Stage of Labor
AAJ Birth Trauma Litigation Group Journal,
Understanding the Leading Nursing Home EMR System
The Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Journal,
Websites & Blogs
Website
Shore Law
Contact & Map
Shore Law, LLC
200 E. Randolph St.
Suite 5100
Chicago, IL 60601
Toll-Free: (312) 668-7893
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Closed
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