DePaul University College of Law
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Meet Managing Partner, Brian S. Shallcross
Meet Brian S. Shallcross, a partner and DePaul University College of Law alum.
His focus is on Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Commercial Litigation. Mr. Shallcross has achieved much success in obtaining the largest verdict in Illinois in the amount of $5,000,000 for a medical negligence case involving an unnecessary hysterectomy.
Mr. Shallcross spent several years with a well-known and prestigious personal injury firm in Chicago where he worked on many high-profile cases involving medical malpractice, aviation accidents, premises liability and commercial vehicle accidents. He opened his own firm in November 2014. Admitted to practice in Illinois, Mr. Shallcross is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Mr. Shallcross has a record of success garnered through his hard work, skill, and determination. In 2014, he was the recipient of a Trial Lawyer Excellence Award from Law Bulletin Publishing after winning a $5 million jury verdict for his client who received a hysterectomy that was not needed. Other representative matters include his work, together with his co-counsel, in obtaining a $5,950,000 verdict for a client whose iliac artery was torn by a doctor, causing him severe muscle and nerve damage in his leg.
Mr. Shallcross is actively involved in several legal organizations, his involvement includes:
The Chicago Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association, Member
American Association for Justice, Member
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member
Some of Mr. Shallcross' notable successes include:
Represented a woman who underwent an unnecessary hysterectomy resulting in a $5 million verdict.
Represented a man who suffered severe nerve and muscle damage in the leg after doctor negligently tore his iliac artery while performing a contraindicated stenting procedure resulting in a $5,950,000 jury verdict.
A part of the legal team that secured a $77 million dollar global settlement of the John Hancock Building scaffolding collapse litigation