Kent M. Lucaccioni
Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Chicago, IL
Attorney Kent M. Lucaccioni is the founding partner of Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., which has two law offices in Chicago and another in Elgin, Illinois. Serving clients throughout the greater Chicago metro area and across Cook, Lake and DuPage counties, Mr. Lucaccioni devotes his practice almost exclusively to personal injury law. He has more than 31 years of experience successfully advocating on behalf of those adversely affected by nursing home abuse, medical malpractice, serious birth injuries, car accidents, slip-and-fall accidents, construction accidents and other preventable tragedies.
Widely regarded as one of the top trial advocates in the country, Mr. Lucaccioni has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and awards for his plaintiff clients. He also holds the distinction of being one of the youngest attorneys in the state to obtain a verdict of more than $1 million. His success is the direct result of his tenacity and preparation at trial coupled with his unwavering focus to secure justice for those he serves.
Whether fighting for his clients in court or negotiating favorable settlements, Mr. Lucaccioni aggressively pursues the maximum amount possible for his clients, and he has earned numerous accolades from his peers, as well as many positive reviews and referrals from those he has served. Of note, he holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and Leading Lawyer Network voted him among the Top 5% of lawyers in Illinois.
A graduate of Miami University in Ohio, Mr. Lucaccioni attended DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1987. The Illinois State Bar Association admitted him to practice the following year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois.
Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Lucaccioni is a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the Chicago Bar Association, the Society of Trial Lawyers, the Justinian Society of Lawyers, the American Association for Justice, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the American Bar Association and the Trial Lawyers for Public Justice.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
About Kent M. Lucaccioni
First Admitted: 1988, Illinois
Professional Webpage: https://www.kmlltdlaw.com/Attorneys/Kent-M-Lucaccioni.shtml
- 1984 Miami University (Ohoi), B.A. with Honors
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 2010
- U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1988
- Illinois Trial Lawyers Association: Chicago Bar Association; Illinois State Bar Association: Society of Trial Lawyers; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; American Bar Association; Trial Lawyers for Public Justice; American Assocition of Justice: Justinian Society of Lawyers
- United States District Court, District of Colorado, 2019
- $2.65 million dollar settlement for a 55 year old male injured in a MVA in Quincy, IL. Settlement was a County high.
- Premise Liability: Substantial undisclosed settlement in the sexual assault of a minor by a Catholic Priest.$1.6 million verdict for a minor burned in a Chicago Housing Authority Apartment. No offer before trial.$950,000 settlement for the wrongful death of a boy who was severely beaten outside a Burger King restaurant.Medical Malpractice:$20 million settlement involving a 19 year old girl who underwent heart valve repair/replacement and was not properly de-aired when removed from the bypass machine. She suffered severe brain damage as a result.$10 million settlement involving a two day old infant with down syndrome who underwent surgery for a bowel obstruction. A central venous catheter was incorrectly placed and allowed administered fluid to penetrate the heart wall resulting in cardiac arrest and severe brain damage.$2.25 Million settlement involving the death of a 30 year old female who died as a result of the failure to diagnose and treat peripartum cardiomyopathy. The case was turned down by 5 other law firms.$1.4 million settlement involving the wrongful death of a newborn due to the failure to perform a cesarean section delivery in a timely manner. $950,000 settlement involving the wrongful death of a newborn due to the failure to perform a cesarean section delivery in a timely manner.$750,000 settlement for the traumatic birth of a baby resulting in a brachial plexus injury.$400,000 verdict against Cook County Hospital for the death of a two day old infant. No offer before trial.Motor Vehicle:$1.8 million settlement for a passenger in a vehicle which was struck head on causing her to sustain a ruptured aorta which was surgically repaired.$1.2 million verdict for a passenger in a vehicle who sustained a herniated cervical disk requiring surgical repair. Offer before trial was $75,000.$550,000 settlement for a woman making a left hand turn who sustained a herniated disk when she was struck by a tractor trailer.$450,000 settlement involving a woman who suffered a fractured neck without permanent injury after being hit by a CTA bus.$350,000 settlement for a man who sustained a herniated lumbar disk when his motor vehicle was struck by a tractor trailer on the Dan Ryan expressway.Professional Malpractice:$550,000 for a woman whose attorney failed to file her motor vehicle accident lawsuit.Construction Negligence:$3.5 million verdict for a construction worker injured when the load he was attempting to off-load from a semi-tractor shifted, striking him at the waist. Offer before trial was $50,000.00$1.4 million settlement for a crane operator injured when the crane he was operating tipped over.Worker's Compensation:$300,000 wage differential for a landscaper who was released to work with lift restrictions; $185,000 wage differential for a laborer who was released to work with lifting restrictions. $158,000 for a police officer who sustained a head injury causing dizziness and blurred vision. $150,000 wage differential for a 60 year old man who was released to work with minimal restrictions. $150,000 for a factory worker who sustained back and shoulder injuries and was released for medium duty.
Last Updated: 9/20/2022