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Our Practice

Our firm concentrates its practice in the following areas of litigation:

Products Liability

The firm has represented products manufacturers in a diverse number of cases involving automobiles, tires, trucks, medical devices and machines, saws, sporting equipment, drug pharmaceuticals, chemicals, industrial refuse compactors, lawnmowers and mechanical devices of all kinds.

 

Transportation

The firm has been retained in liability actions involving automobiles, over the road trucks, railroad, and commercial watercrafts with resulting claims of personal injury, property damage and economic loss.

 

Professional Liability

A substantial portion of the firm’s work is devoted to the defense of healthcare malpractice actions, including the defense of doctors, chiropractors, clinics, hospitals, professional corporations, nurses and other healthcare professionals.  The firm has also represented attorneys, accountants and ministers in professional liability matters.

 

Construction

Brenner, Monroe, Scott & Anderson, Ltd. has been primary trial counsel for general contractors, prime contractors, subcontractors, architects and owners of business property in claims involving negligence, contract and statutory liability and construction.

 

Premises Liability

The lawyers at Brenner, Monroe, Scott & Anderson, Ltd. have represented numerous landlords and business owners in slip and fall cases, and in defense actions based on the criminal acts of third persons.

 

Employer Liability

The firm’s experience extends into the areas of worker’s compensation defense, wrongful discharge, racial, sexual, age and other discrimination, and has represented employers in federal and state courts as well as in administrative hearings in defense of such actions.

 

Insurance

Issues regarding coverage afforded by insurance policies, claims of bad faith and vexatious delay in the settling of claims and numerous other issues involved in insurance coverage litigation, including the issuance of detailed opinion letters have frequently arisen in our practice.

 

Defamation

Our lawyers have represented defendants in actions brought under theories of libel and slander, and have expertise in constitutional and statutory issues which arise in defamation actions.

 

Nursing Home Liability

The firm has used its extensive trial experience in healthcare malpractice cases to defend actions brought against nursing homes alleging violations of the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act, common law negligence, and other acts or omissions causing injury to nursing home residents.

 

Meeting and Convention Liability

Our lawyers have assisted in the defense of cases involving meeting exhibition contractors, hotels, meeting planners and other travel related businesses in liability and contract matters.

 

Excess Liability

Firm lawyers have represented insurance companies in excess and reinsurance issues including the monitoring of ongoing litigation to determine the liability of excess carriers for substantial judgments in product liability, construction and premises liability litigation.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Sheldon A. Brenner leads the firm’s mediation and arbitration practice which provides services to attorneys and insurance companies in the arbitration or mediation of disputes and in the formal presentation of claims pursuant to uninsured/underinsured motorist coverages.

 

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