As a founding member of Malkinson & Halpern, P.C., John Malkinson is committed to asserting and defending the rights of his clients. Mr. Malkinson heads the personal injury and complex litigation aspect of the firm's practice, concentrating on trucking collisions, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, price-fixing and federal False Claims Act/whistleblower matters. He also participates in the firm's handling of sexual harassment and class action employment law issues.
With more than 30 years of experience, Mr. Malkinson has a reputation for providing top-tier legal representation to clients in need. His practical and detail-oriented approach has resulted in millions of dollars recovered on behalf of business consumers and personal injury/medical malpractice victims. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Malkinson worked for two years in hospital administration, managing the daily operations of surgical, intensive care and rehabilitation wards. As an attorney, he is knowledgeable and experienced in handling a range of personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice issues such as birth trauma, brain injuries, botched spinal, neurological and other surgeries, hemodialysis mishaps, and the misdiagnosis of cancer and other illnesses. He has participated in successfully prosecuting several nationwide price-fixing cases against corporate giants involved in national and international cartels, including cases involving food products and additives, chemicals, paper, polyurethane foam, freight forwarding services, industrial compounds, foundry resin, and chain link fence, leveling the playing field and recouping damages for family-run and other businesses who directly purchased such products at criminally elevated prices.
Mr. Malkinson's professional skill and achievements are reflected in numerous recognitions he's received over the years. He is a member of the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums, has been named as one of Illinois' Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers and by the American Society of Legal Advocates, has been recognized by his peers as an Illinois Super Lawyer for 10 consecutive years, and as one of the top 100 Super Lawyer Attorneys in Illinois by Chicago Magazine (2013 and 2014, 2016). Mr. Malkinson holds the highest possible rating from AVVO.com ("Superb, 10.0").
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Last Updated: 3/6/2017