R. Joseph Kramer

Top rated Class Action & Mass Torts attorney in Chicago, Illinois

Kramer Injury Law LLC
R. Joseph Kramer
Kramer Injury Law LLC

Practice Areas: Class Action & Mass Torts, Personal Injury, Products Liability

Licensed in Illinois since: 2013

Education: Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology

Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2024

Kramer Injury Law LLC

161 N Clark St
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601 Phone: 312-775-1012 Email: R. Joseph Kramer


Joe practices complex plaintiff's personal injury litigation. He has successfully represented clients in Mass Tort/Products Liability; FELA (Railroad Injury); and single instance Personal Injury claims. Since starting his own firm in 2018, he continues to represent clients in these areas, but has begun taking on more single instance injury claims. Kramer Injury Law LLC represents injured individuals suffering after car accidents, pedestrian auto accidents, bicycle accidents, motorcycle accidents, slip and falls, and trip and falls. Since the majority of Joe's career has been spent litigating mass tort claims, he has an appetite for complex litigation and finds 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 billions for injured clients.

First Admitted: 2013, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://kramerinjurylaw.com/about-the-firm/

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
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
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • 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
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers "Service Day at Chicago Jesuit Academy", 2016
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association "Ask a Lawyer Day", 2016
Industry Groups:
  • Bicycle Accident Lawyer
  • Car Accident Lawyer
  • Chemical
  • Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
  • Pedestrian Accident Lawyer
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Railroad

Office location for R. Joseph Kramer

161 N Clark St
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601


9 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2016 - 2024

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