Lisa B. Weinstein

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Chicago, IL

Grant & Eisenhofer P.A.
 | 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2350
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312-610-5350
Fax: 312-214-0001
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney Lisa B. Weinstein is a director at Grant & Eisenhofer P.A. in Chicago, Illinois. Ms. Weinstein leads the firm’s birth injury litigation division. She focuses her practice on representing plaintiffs in medical malpractice and personal injury matters and serves clients throughout the Chicago area.

Ms. Weinstein has more than 10 years of litigation experience and has recovered multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements in birth injury, medical malpractice and personal injury matters. She has received recognition including being named one of the “Top 40 Under 40” by The National Trial Lawyers and was selected to join the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. In 2018, Ms. Weinstein was also selected for inclusion in “Rising Stars” list for personal injury and medical malpractice law by Law360.

Active in various legal organizations, she sits on the board of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, serves as an arbitrator for the Circuit Court of Cook County and co-chairs the birth trauma litigation group of the American Association for Justice.

Ms. Weinstein has spoken on birth injury and medical malpractice topics for the New Jersey Association for Justice. She has also presented at events, including the annual conference of the North American Brain Injury Society, the obstetric malpractice claims forum of the American Conference Institute and the annual convention of the American Association for Justice.

After earning a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, Ms. Weinstein received her law degree from DePaul University College of Law, graduating cum laude. She is licensed in Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri and North Carolina as well as before several federal courts.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (100%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 8 years

Rising Stars: 2012 - 2019

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About Lisa Weinstein

Admitted: 2006, Illinois

Professional Webpage: http://www.gelaw.com/attorneys/weinstein/

Honors/Awards:

  • Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Rising Star, Law360, 2018
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • The National Trial Lawyers in the “Top 40 Under 40”
  • Super Lawyers’ list of Rising Stars

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • North Carolina, 2012
  • Missouri, 2012
  • Michigan, 2012
  • Kentucky, 2012
  • Illinois, 2006
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of MI
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of IL
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Board Member
  • American Association for Justice Birth Trauma Litigation Group, Co-Chair
  • Arbitrator for the Circuit Court of Cook County

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  •  "Induced Labor Malpractice: Exploring Pitocin Complications and Injuries", Speaker, American Conference Institute Obstetric Malpractice Claims, 2018
  • "The Initial Intake and Investigation of Birth Injury Cases – An Approach to Managing Risk", Speaker, American Association for Justice, 2018
  • Article "Understanding Newborn Strokes," May 2017 issue, Author, TRIAL Magazine, 2017
  • “Representing Children with Acquired TBI", Speaker, North American Brain Injury Society, 2016
  • "When Medical Malpractice and Mass Tort Overlap", Speaker, New Jersey Association for Justice, 2015

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $1 million settlement (obstetrician’s policy for failure to call C-Section due to hand prolapse), 2018
  • $6.5 million settlement (high-risk mom did not receive required 24/7 fetal monitoring, resulting in Spastic Quadriplegia cerebral palsy), 2018
  • $8 million settlement (traumatic delivery, skull fractures, cerebral palsy), 2018
  • $9.75 million settlement (non-reassuring fetal heart rate pattern, vaginal delivery, Spastic Quadriplegia), 2017
  • $12.5 million settlement (VBAC, delay in recognizing fetal distress, uterine rupture, emergency C-Section, Spastic Quadriplegia), 2017
  • $5 million settlement (delay in recognizing fetal distress, cerebral palsy), 2014
  • $5.5 million settlement (cerebral palsy, too much Pitocin, non-reassuring fetal heart tracing), 2014
  • $5.925 million settlement (cerebral palsy, too much Pitocin, delay in recognizing fetal distress), 2014
  • $7.5 million settlement (delay in recognizing fetal distress, cerebral palsy), 2014
  • $9.35 million settlement (delay in calling C-Section for fetal distress, emergency C-Section, Spastic Quadriplegia), 2013
  • $5.5 million settlement (traumatic delivery, cerebral palsy), 2012
  • $7 million settlement (too much Pitocin, traumatic delivery, permanent brain injury), 2012
  • $7.9 million settlement (face presentation, non-reassuring fetal heart tracing, permanent brain injury), 2012
  • $8 million settlement (delivery in jail, delay in taking to hospital, permanent brain injury), 2012
  • $6 million settlement (3 avulsions, brachial plexus injury, Horner’s syndrome)
  • $6.5 million settlement (too much Pitocin, non-reassuring fetal heart tracing, emergency C-section, cerebral palsy)

Educational Background:

  • University of Michigan, B.A., 2002

Industry Groups

  • Birth Injury
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Office Location for Lisa B. Weinstein

30 North LaSalle Street
Suite 2350
Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 312-610-5350

Fax: 312-214-0001

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Last Updated: 9/7/2018

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