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Susan L. Novosad

Susan L. Novosad

Levin & Perconti
  • Legal Malpractice, Maritime Law, Medical Malpractice ...
  • Illinois
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Susan L. Novosad is a partner at Levin & Perconti and has practiced law since 1985. Susan concentrates primarily in the areas of nursing home litigation, medical malpractice, automobile and premises liability matters. Susan is a highly experienced trial attorney, having been counsel in numerous complex medical malpractice cases. One of her most notable achievements in this arena is a $6.7 million verdict in a birth-related medical malpractice case. She also obtained a $995,000 verdict for a 67-year-old single assisted living resident who choked and died after being given food prohibited by his diet and a $1,000,000 settlement on behalf of her client in a nursing home case in Lake County, Illinois.This settlement represents the highest settlement in a Lake County nursing home case.

Susan is renowned as a highly skilled negotiator with an exceptional ability to successfully bring opposing parties to resolutions and end disputes. This ability to resolve cases has earned her the enduring respect of her peers on both sides of the courtroom as well as that of her partners and associates here at Levin & Perconti.

In addition to her practice, Susan enjoyed mentoring law students through the Alumni Mentoring Program at the John Marshall Law School. She grew up in the Chicago suburb of Evanston, IL, and is a graduate of the University of Illinois. In 1986, Susan graduated from John Marshall Law School with honors and was admitted to practice law in Illinois the same year.

Practice Areas
Legal Malpractice
Maritime Law
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
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
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U.S. Supreme Court
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Levin & Perconti
- Current
The John Marshall Law School
J.D. | Law
Honors: Cum Laude
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University of Illinois College of Law
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Illinois Top 100 Attorneys
Chicago Lawyer Magazine
Illinois Top 50 Women Attorneys
Chicago Lawyer Magazine
Illinois Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Illinois Leading Lawyer
Leading Lawyer
Named to the Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers
Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register
2012, 2013, 2014
Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar
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Speaking Engagements
Prosecuting and Defending Physical and Sexual Abuse, IICLE Nursing Home Negligence Conference, Springfield, IL
UN-COMMON LAW Radio Show with Kurt Moller
What You Should Know About Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect, Northbrook, IL
Oasis Senior Center, Northbrook Court
Advocating for Yourself and Your Loved Ones in Long-Term Care Facilities, Flossmoor, IL
JCC Chicago - Anita M. Stone Community Center
Party Depositions, Everything You Need to Know About Motor Vehicle Accident Cases Seminar, Oak Brook, IL
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Preparing for Trial, Chicago, IL
The John Marshall Law School Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution
Websites & Blogs
Susan L. Novosad's Website Profile
Levin & Perconti Website
Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog
Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog
Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog
Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog
Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog
Illinois Truck Accident Lawyer Blog
Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog
National Birth Injury Lawyer News
Contact & Map
Levin & Perconti
325 N LaSalle Dr
Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60654
Toll-Free: (877) 374-1417
Telephone: (312) 332-2872
Fax: (312) 332-3112
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