Recent Blog Posts

Boyer to Speak at the National Business Institute Conference

Attorney Kristin Boyer with The Law Offices of Newman, Boyer & Statham, Ltd and her sister, an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) with the Social Security Administration, will be two of the speakers at the National Business Institute, Continuing Legal Education For Professionals conference: Social Security Disability: From Start to Finish. The event will be held… Read More »

Have You Lost a Loved One Because of Someone’s Negligence?

Newman Boyer & Statham Ltd. represented a 66-year-old woman injured on a residential construction site who eventually died because of her injuries. Our firm successfully negotiated a settlement in the amount of $1.6 million for the decedent’s family, despite the defendant’s claim our client was trespassing on the property. If you have lost a loved… Read More »

What Can a Medical Malpractice Lawyer Do for You?

According to the Brain Injury Association of Illinois, brain injury can result from a variety of factors ― including traumatic brain injury, oxygen deprivation, seizures and exposure to toxic agents. Although these factors can occur without someone’s wrongdoing, often brain damage is the result of someone else’s negligence or intentional harm. If you believe you… Read More »

Products Liability and the Illinois Consumer Protection Statutes

Recently, Newman Boyer & Statham Ltd. successfully negotiated a settlement for an individual who sustained an injury from using a defective table saw. If truly dangerous, table saws or other equipment may be fall under the umbrella of products liability law. Products liability  is an area of civil law designed to compensate individuals who have… Read More »

The Basics of Workers Compensation in Illinois

James Hamman, a Chicago workers compensation lawyer at Newman Boyer & Statham Ltd., recently settled a workers comp case for a truck driver who slipped and fell while making a delivery. Mr. Hamman settled the case for $240,000 on behalf of his client. While negotiating the settlement, the injured worker’s employer paid all of the… Read More »

Parking Lots and Premises Liability

If you are injured in the parking lot of a commercial establishment, apartment building or other property owned by someone else, are you entitled to compensation? In some cases, yes. The law firm of Newman Boyer & Statham Ltd. obtained a jury verdict of $379,366 for a 64-year-old woman who tripped and fell in the… Read More »

Have You Been A Victim of a Car Accident?

Serious car crashes happen all too often, endangering the lives of drivers across the country. The law firm of Newman Boyer & Statham Ltd. recently settled a case for $1.6 million on behalf of a truck driver who suffered a serve back injury after being rear-ended by another truck. If you’ve been injured in an… Read More »

What Can a Train Accident Attorney Do for You?

While not as common as car accidents, when trains accidents do occur, the results can be catastrophic. All too often these accidents are fatal. If you or someone you love has been injured, contact a Chicago train accident attorney for help. Newman Boyer & Statham Ltd. obtained a verdict in excess of $5 million to… Read More »

Have You or a Loved One Been a Victim of Drunk Driving?

Every day tragedies occur as a result of drunk driving. Intoxicated drivers wreak havoc on the road — putting you and your family at risk. Drunk drivers should be held responsible for their recklessness, especially if it caused harm to another. If you were involved in an accident caused by an intoxicated driver, speak with… Read More »

Did You Suffer a Slip and Fall?

A negligence lawsuit for a slip and fall case is an example of an area of law known as “premises liability.” While thousands of people fall each year, if a fall is the result of someone’s negligence, then you may have the right to compensation. If a business owner, property owner or landlord fails to… Read More »