R. Joseph Kramer

R. Joseph Kramer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Chicago, IL

Kramer Injury Law LLC
 | 225 West Washington Street, Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-775-1012
Fax: 312-626-2408
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2013
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Joe practices complex plaintiff's FELA (Railroad Injury), Personal Injury and Products Liability with a proven track record of working as hard as it takes to obtain justice for his clients. He has an appetite for complex litigation, finding the added challenge engaging. Joe has represented hundreds of clients and been responsible for preparing over 50 cases for trial. He has a particular affinity for working with experts, regardless of the level of scientific complexity. Ultimately, he has been primarily responsible for handling all of the pre-trial aspects of preparing cases for trial and has served on a number of trial teams in complex plaintiff's litigation. Joe's work has helped obtain millions for injured clients.

    About Joseph Kramer

    Admitted: 2013, Illinois

    Professional Webpage: https://www.kramerinjurylaw.com/about-us

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Illinois Trial Lawyer's Association Member, 2015
    • Chicago Bar Association Member, 2013
    • American Association for Justice Member, 2015
    • Illinois State Bar Association Member, 2013

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Illinois Trial Lawyers "Service Day at Chicago Jesuit Academy", 2016
    • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association "Ask a Lawyer Day", 2016

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Actos Product Liability Litigation - Helped litigate Products Liability Lawsuit against International Pharmaceutical Company by utilizing state-of-the-art software to develop trial theme and issues. Helped prepare experts. Second-chair of more than 10 depositions of defense experts and high level executives. Second chair of first Cook County Bellwether trial. Global settlement of $2.4 Billion, largest amount on a per client average in the history of pharmaceutical litigation., 2015
    • I acted as second chair during trial of client who worked in popcorn factory and developed a severe, irreversible lung disease named broncheolitis obliterans or "popcorn lung" due to chemical manufacturer's failure to warn. Manufacturer offered $600,000 for settlement. Verdict was $2.6 MM. More than four times the settlement offer., 2015

    Educational Background:

    • Loyola University of Chicago - B.A. in Philosophy, 2006
    • Loyola University of Chicago - B.S. in Psychology, 2006
    • Chicago-Kent College of Law - Juris Doctor, 2011

    Industry Groups

    • Chemical
    • Medical Device
    • Pharmaceutical
    • Railroad
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    Office Location for R. Joseph Kramer

    225 West Washington Street
    Suite 2200
    Chicago, IL 60606

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