Partner at Peter Higgins Law in Chicago, IL
Mr. Higgins is an accomplished personal injury trial lawyer who, in his many years of practice, has negotiated large settlements and tried multiple complex personal injury cases to jury verdict. In the early years of his legal practice, Mr. Higgins gained valuable experience trying personal injury cases at two major Chicago law firms, where he represented construction companies, railroads, product manufacturers, and individuals who had suffered catastrophic injuries.
After leaving the large law firms and starting his own personal injury practice in 1995, Mr. Higgins has concentrated on representing railroad and construction workers, people who have been seriously injured in automobile accidents and slip and fall accidents, as well as victims of medical malpractice and nursing home abuse and neglect.
As a personal injury lawyer, here are highlights of a few of the cases Peter Higgins has resolved include:
In addition, Mr. Higgins is listed in the 2002 edition of Who's Who in Executives and Professionals, and has received two Distinguished Service Awards from Chicago Volunteer Legal Services for his work to help disadvantaged people obtain high quality legal counsel.
Illinois, 1986 U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, including the Trial Bar
De Paul University, J.D., 1986 - Received a Jurisprudence Award for the highest grade in Torts II (1984)
University of Iowa, B.A., 1983
Peter Higgins successfully represents his client before the Illinois Supreme Court
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