Patrick A. Salvi, II

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Chicago, IL

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.
 | 161 N. Clark St., Suite 4700
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-372-1227
Fax: 312-372-3720
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

Patrick A. Salvi II joined Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C., in 2007 and was named Managing Partner of the Chicago office in 2017. He concentrates his legal practice on cases concerning personal injurymedical malpractice, mass torts, and product liability.

Mr. Salvi has obtained many record-breaking jury verdicts on behalf of his clients. Since June 2014 alone, he has tried the following cases to verdict:

Other verdicts include a $33.2 million verdict on behalf of a young man paralyzed in a motor vehicle collision and a $29.1 million verdict in a medical malpractice case on behalf of an infant who suffered a brain injury.

Mr. Salvi has also successfully obtained a number of multi-million-dollar settlements in the last few years, including:

  • $20.6 million for a man left paralyzed after a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of a ruptured aneurysm
  • $19.5 million for a war veteran who suffered a crush injury to his foot
  • $19.5 million for a man brain damaged after a failed routine trach exchange
  • $14.85 million for a woman left permanently blind after a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of a clot in her brain
  • $14 million for a woman injured in a car accident
  • $8 million for an infant who suffered a brain injury at birth
  • $7.25 million for the wrongful death of a man who died during a blood transfusion
  • $6 million for an infant who suffered a brain injury at birth
  • $5 million for a child who suffered a brain injury at birth due to a delayed C-section
  • $4.5 million for a man injured after falling from a balcony (the largest porch collapse settlement in Illinois history)
  • $4.5 million for a woman brain damaged after a bariatric surgery

In recognition for his outstanding legal work, Mr. Salvi has been named to the Illinois Super Lawyers List since 2014 and was selected as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in 2012 and 2013. In 2019, he was recognized as a Leading Lawyer by Law Bulletin Media, a distinction given to less than five percent of all lawyers licensed to practice in Illinois. Prior to that, he was recognized as an Emerging Lawyer by Law Bulletin Media (a list of the top 2 percent of lawyers in Illinois who are under 40 years old or have practiced 10 years or less) and ranked in the Top 10 for all Emerging Lawyers, regardless of practice specialty. Every year since 2017, he has been listed in Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Lawyers in America, an elite guide in the legal profession. Mr. Salvi was recognized in the 2019 Edition of Best Lawyers in America in the field of Personal Injury Litigation.

Mr. Salvi has received many additional honors, including:

  • Law 360’s elite Rising Stars list for 2018
  • The American Association for Justice’s 2015 F. Scott Baldwin Award, presented each year to the “most outstanding young trial lawyer” in the country
  • The 2014 and 2017 Illinois Trial Lawyers Association President’s Award
  • The American Association for Justice’s 2014 Wiedemann and Wysocki Award for his commitment and dedication to the association
  • A 2012, 2015, and 2018 Award for Trial Lawyer Excellence by The Jury Verdict Reporter and Law Bulletin Publishing Company
  • The youngest member named to Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s 2011 “40 Under Forty” attorney list at the time

After he received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado, Mr. Salvi earned his law degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School. As a law school student, Mr. Salvi won an award for excellence in trial advocacy from the International Academy of Trial Lawyers.

Mr. Salvi is a member of the American Association for Justice, where he sits on the Board of Governors and the AAJ PAC Board of Trustees. He is also an active member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, where he sits on the executive committee, is a co-chair of the publications committee, and a co-author of the Medical Malpractice Trial Notebook chapter on Informed Consent. He has been a judge at ABA and AAJ trial competitions, as well as ABA Moot Court competitions. In addition, Mr. Salvi holds memberships in the Lake County Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, and the Illinois State Bar Association, where he is a member of the Tort Law Committee.

Mr. Salvi is a board member of the LAF, an organization that provides free legal services to people living in poverty. He formerly served as a board chair and continues to support St. Agnes of Bohemia Elementary on the southwest side of Chicago. Mr. Salvi has also been a speaker at Kellogg’s School of Management’s MBA business law class and at Notre Dame Law School’s “Personal Injury Litigation” class.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (50%): Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Personal Injury - General (50%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Focus Areas

Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013

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About Patrick Salvi, II

Admitted: 2007, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://www.salvilaw.com/our-attorneys/patrick-salvi-ii/

Honors/Awards:

  • Chicago Managing Partner Patrick A. Salvi II selected to The 2019 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America for the third straight year.  , Lawdragon 500, Lawdragon, 2019
  • Leading Lawyers is a division of Law Bulletin Media and uses a four-phase selection process that begins with a survey of every lawyer listed in Sullivan's Law Directory, followed by interviews with the lawyers most frequently nominated, an ethical evaluation, and finally an intensive review by the Leading Lawyers Network Advisory Board. The total number of members in the Leading Lawyers network never exceeds five percent of the total number of lawyers in the state., Leading Lawyer, Law Bulletin Media, 2019
  • Law Bulletin Publishing Company's "40 Under Forty" as the youngest attorney to be named, 2011
  • “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in 2012 and 2013
  • The Illinois Trial Lawyers Association President’s Award, ITLA, 2014
  • Best Lawyers in America - Personal Injury, Best Lawyers, 2019
  • Trial Lawyer Excellence Award, Law Bulletin Publishing Company, 2015
  • Trial Lawyer Excellence Award , Jury Verdict Reporter/Law Bulletin, 2012
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America, Lawdragon, 2017
  • Wiedemann and Wysocki Award, The American Association for Justice, 2014
  • Rising Stars, Law 360, 2018
  • Named to the Illinois Super Lawyers List since 2014
  • The American Association for Justice’s 2015 F. Scott Baldwin Award, presented each year to the “most outstanding young trial lawyer” in the country
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America, Lawdragon 500 , 2018
  • Trial Lawyer Excellence Award, Law Bulletin Publishing Company, 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Lake County Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice (Board of Governors)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (2008)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (Standing Committee on Judicial Evaluations)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit (2008)
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois Bar (2007)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (Co-Chair of the Publications Committee)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board Member, LAF, 2018
  • Formerly Chairman, and now sits on the Board of Advisors for St. Agnes of Bohemia Elementary School

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Deposing Parties & Professionals: Deposing IME Experts, Speaker at IICLE's Seminar, 2013
  • Co-Author for ITLA's Medical Malpractice Trial Notebook for Informed Consent, 2010
  • Social Host Liability, Speaker at ITLA Seminar, 2009
  • Business Law & Torts , Speaker at Kellogg Business School , 2010
  • Personal Injury Litigation, Speaker at University of Notre Dame Law School , 2011
  • Update & Review, Moderator for ITLA's Seminar , 2012
  • Anatomy of a Motor Vehicle Crash Case: The Process of Case Selection, Speaker at IICLE's Seminar , 2013
  • The New Medical Malpractice Fee Statute, ITLA's Seminar , 2013

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • TAMEKIA JOHNSON, et al., Plaintiff v. CONFIDENTIAL et al., Defendants (Per Confidentiality Agreement) SETTLEMENT: 14,850,000 Case Type: Medical Malpractice Venue: Cook County, IL Case Disposition: 04-05-2019, 2019
  • THOMAS NEUHENGEN, Plaintiff v. GLOBAL EXPERIENCE SPECIALISTS, INC., et al., Defendants SETTLEMENT: $19,500,000 Case No.: 12 L 011854 Case Type: Personal Injury Venue: Cook County Case Disposition: 01-10-2019, 2019
  • KELVIN BALDRIDGE; and DARLENE BALDRIDGE; Plaintiffs vs. FRANCISCAN ALLIANCE, INC., d/b/a FRANCISCAN ST. JAMES HEALTH; et al.; Defendants SETTLEMENT: $20,600,000 Case No.: 2015 L 010132 Case Type: Medical Malpractice Venue: Cook County, IL Case Disposition: 2-13-2019, 2019
  • PATRICK CONKLIN, et al., Plaintiff v. SELCON INDUSTRIES et al., Defendant VERDICT: $1,300,000 Case No: 16 L 7213 Venue: Cook County, IL Case Disposition: 08-31-2018, 2018
  • PATTERSON, et al, Plaintiffs v. NORTHWESTERN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, et al,. DefendantsSETTLEMENT: $19,500,000, 2018
  • JULIEN FLOREZ, et al., Plaintiffs, vs. NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEM d/b/a EVANSTON HOSPITAL, et al. Defendants.JURY VERDICT: $50,300,000, 2018
  • ESTATE OF DAVIS-WHARTON, Plaintiff v. NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEM, Defendants Settlement: $2,000,000, 2015
  • — Tierney Darden, Individually; Plaintiff, vs. City of Chicago, a Municipal Corporation; DefendantPersonal Injury   Date: August 23, 2017 Jury verdict: $148 million, 2017, 2017
  • ESTATE OF BRUCE DIXON, et al., Plaintiffs v. PROVENA HOSPITALS, et al., Defendants Settlement: $1,500,000, 2011
  • THOMAS NEUHENGEN, Plaintiff v. GLOBAL EXPERIENCE SPECIALISTS, INC., et al., Defendants Verdict: $15,228,068, 2015
  • TAMEERAH BEASLEY, et al., Plaintiffs v. MERCY HOSPITAL, et al., Defendants Settlement: $1,200,000, 2012
  • JORGE ROJAS, et al., Plaintiffs v. CATHOLIC HEALTH PARTNERS SERVICES, et al., Defendants Settlement: $8,000,000, 2008
  • MARY MALINOWSKI, as the Special Administrator of the Estate of Patrick Conklin, Deceased, Plaintiff, vs. JASON GILBERT, Individually and SELCO INDUSTRIES, INC., an Illinois Corporation, Defendants.Jury Verdict: $1.3 million, 2018
  • UNDISCLOSED vs. LAKEVIEW ASSOCIATES, INC., an Illinois Corporation; and LA BURLING, LLC, an Illinois Corporation, Defendants Settlement: $4,500,000  , 2015
  • KATHERINE HIRTE, et al., Plaintiff v. v. NRJM INC., d/b/a DOMINO’S PIZZA et al., Defendants Jury Verdict: $2,065,000, 2014
  • SUSAN L. NORDSTROM, et al., Plaintiffs v. SANDRINE LEPESQUEUX., et al., Defendants Settlement: $1,717,000, 2011
  • CHRISTIAN ARROYO, et al., Plaintiffs v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, et al., Defendants Bench Trial Verdict: $29,159,535, 2010
  • ESTATE OF SYLVIA KRAWIEC, deceased, Plaintiffs v. LUCINDA SLENSBY, Defendant Verdict: $1,275,000, 2011
  • ESTATE OF CHAMICWA BLACK, deceased, by VENUS BLACK, Administrator; Plaintiff, v. ANDERSON AUTOMOTIVE, INC., Defendant. Jury Verdict: $11,250,000, 2017
  • JOYCE WISNIEWSKI, et al., Plaintiffs v. MARLO LEVATO, et al., Defendants Settlement: $1,025,000, 2012
  • ANDRIANNA GUIDER, a minor, et al., Plaintiffs v. FREEPORT REGIONAL HEALTHCARE, et al., Defendants Settlement: $5,000,000, 2012
  • GEORGE BALDWIN IV, et al., Plaintiffs v. LAURALEE PFEIFER, et al., Defendants Settlement: $2,500,000, 2009
  • ESTATE of ELIJAH LEIMBERER , Plaintiff v. PEDIATRIC FACULTY FOUNDATION, INC., Defendant Settlement: $2,000,000, 2015
  • GEORGE BALDWIN IV, et al., Plaintiffs v. WILLIAM KLAIRMONT et al, Defendants Jury Verdict: $33,210,919, 2009
  • STEPANCIK-GOFF, Plaintiff v. WARNER, Defendant Jury Verdict: $1,400,000, 2016
  • TERESA BURNS, et al., Plaintiffs v. NEW BERN TRANSPORT CORPORTION et al., Defendant Settlement: $14,000,000, 2015
  • BRETT MCDANIEL, et al., Plaintiff v. MERCY REGIONAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SYSTEM, et al.,Defendants Verdict: $1,200,000, 2014
  • CHRISTIAN ARROYO, a minor, et al., Plaintiffs v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Defendant Settlement: $6,500,000, 2009
  • AISHA FLEMING, et al., Plaintiffs v. SUNRISE TRANSPORTATION, et al., Defendants Settlement: $3,500,000, 2011

Educational Background:

  • University of Colorado, Business Administration, B.A., Honors: with distinction, 2004
Office Location for Patrick A. Salvi, II

161 N. Clark St.
Suite 4700
Chicago, IL 60601

Phone: 312-372-1227

Fax: 312-372-3720

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Last Updated: 5/9/2019

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