Joshua L. Weisberg is a full time trial lawyer whose practice is dedicated exclusively to representing victims and their families in personal injury and wrongful death cases including lawsuits arising out of medical malpractice, semi truck and motor vehicle accidents, work injury and construction accidents, aviation accidents, and product liability. Mr. Weisberg has chosen to dedicate his career solely to representing those harmed by the negligence of others in order to help obtain justice for those who have been wronged, and to help make the community safer by enforcing public safety standards.
Mr. Weisberg has recovered millions of dollars for his clients through verdicts and settlements. Mr. Weisberg’s most recent trial verdicts include a record setting $4,300,000 verdict in a medical malpractice wrongful death case involving a woman who bled to death in the recovery room after surgery in DeKalb County, Illinois, and a record setting $4,160,000 verdict as lead trial attorney on behalf of a 26 year old man who sustained a fractured femur in a fall in Dupage County, Illinois.
Mr. Weisberg is Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA).* Mr. Weisberg’s accomplishments have also been recognized by Thomson Reuters which selected him as a "Super Lawyer" in its 2014, 2015, and 2016 editions of Illinois Super Lawyers. Mr. Weisberg has received a perfect 10.0 Superb Rating from Avvo. Mr. Weisberg has also been named one of Illinois' Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers.
Mr. Weisberg has also had tremendous success in the state and federal appellate courts. In addition to successfully representing the rights of his individual clients, in Bausch v Stryker Corp., Mr. Weisberg briefed, argued, and won a major landmark decision on behalf of victims of defective medical devices in the United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.
In addition to his successful practice, Mr. Weisberg has published articles on a number of legal topics, and he has given presentations at industry related seminars and events. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
* Board certification is not required to practice law in Illinois, and the Illinois Supreme Court does not recognize specialties in the practice of law.
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Last Updated: 5/4/2016