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Robert D. Kreisman
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  • Illinois, Missouri
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Kreisman Law Offices is a Chicago-based personal injury firm that successfully uses a client-based approach to seek justice for victims nationwide. Robert Kreisman is an AV-rated attorney with over 37 years of experience litigating a variety of personal injury cases, including those involving medical malpractice, car accidents, wrongful death, and products liability. He works with some of the leading experts in the nation and employs the newest technology to seek the most favorable results possible for his clients. All cases are taken on a contingency fee basis, meaning you pay nothing unless there is a recovery on your case. Please call the Kreisman Law Offices today to pursue the justice you deserve.

Practice Areas
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Elder Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Business Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Birth Injury
  • Anesthesiology Errors
  • Brain Injury
  • Car Accidents
  • Pharmaceutical Litgation / Prescription Drug Side Effects
  • Product Defects
  • Truck Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
Video Chat and Conferencing
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  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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7th Circuit
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Federal Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
DePaul College of Law
LL.M. (1981)
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The John Marshall Law School
J.D. (1976)
Honors: with Honors
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University of Missouri - Columbia
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President's Club
American Association for Justice
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Peer Rating AV (Highest Rating)
Martindale-Hubbard Law Directory
Professional Associations
American College of Legal Medicine
- Current
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Decalogue Society of Lawyers
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Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
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Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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American Association for Justice
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Illinois State Bar
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Missouri State Bar
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American Bar Association
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Chicago Bar Association
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Bar Association of Metropolitain St. Louis
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Articles & Publications
Creditor Are Not Freeloaders: The Common Fund Doctrine Does Not Apply To Hospital Lienholders
Illinois Bar Journal
Case Themes with Impact: It’s a Great Time to Fly
ATLA Annual Convention
Where’s the Surprise? For Practice or for Keeps; Focus Groups Compared to Trial
Trial Journal
Out of Order: The Unpredicted Story Order
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Seminar
My Fair Witness- The Metamorphosis- The Critics Rave
ATLA Case Workshop
The Deposition Gift
ATLA Annual Meeting
Jury Selection: Who Chooses Whom?
Trial Magazine
Voir Dire
ATLA Seminar
Speaking Engagements
Successfully Handling Medical Negligence Cases , AAJ Annual Convention , Los Angeles, CA
American Association for Justice
Moderator for Professional Negligence Section seminar
Mediation Skills
Northwestern University
American Association for Justice
Websites & Blogs
Kreisman Law Offices Website
Robert D. Kreisman's Website Profile
Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog
Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blawg
Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog
Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog
Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog
Legal Answers
290 Questions Answered

Q. If you back into someone in a parking lot with a car that you do not have insurance for are you held reliable for damage
A: Yes you would be liable for the property damage to the other vehicle. I am assuming the gist of your question is insurance coverage. You stated that the vehicle you were operating that caused the damage to the other vehicle was uninsured. Nevertheless, liability would remain and thus you would be responsible.
Q. When do I send out my demand letter?
A: I generally send out a demand letter after my client has completed all of their medical care and with the letter I would enclose or attach a list of all medical providers with the amount of their respective bills. I would also enclose or attache with the letter all of your related medical records and proof of lost time from your work. If you have photos of the place where you were injured that may help your cause, include those as well. I would not give a statement to an insurance adjuster if asked. I would also recommend and in fact urge you get some legal advice even if you are committed to handling your case on your own. Insurance companies delight in paying much less when an injured party makes such a claim without legal representation.
Q. Medical related, is this a case?
A: It could be a case, but like all potential medical negligence cases in Illinois, the entire hospital and medical charts would have to be reviewed. A doctor practicing in the same or similar practice of medicine as those who may be negligent would have to be able to author a certificate of merit stating that there was a deviation from the standard of care that was a cause of your relative's demise. So that short answer as whether there is a case or not is dependent on that review of the records.
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Kreisman Law Offices Medical Malpractice Lawyers
55 W Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60603
Toll-Free: (800) 583-8002
Telephone: (312) 346-0045
Fax: (866) 618-4198
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