CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- David R. "Chip" Barry, Jr., a partner at Corboy & Demetrio, has been named Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year for 2014 by Best Lawyers. Barry was also selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, 2014 Edition in the area of Medical Malpractice – Plaintiffs for the third consecutive year.
"I have had the benefit of some great mentoring in my career. This award really belongs to those who have taught me and the great support I have at Corboy & Demetrio, Barry said. "I am very honored," he added.
Chip Barry's experience as a medical malpractice lawyer is extensive and hi record of success unparalleled. During the past ten years, Chip has obtained nearly $200 million on behalf of his clients. In one of his record-setting cases, a jury awarded $22 million to the family of a 34-year-old mother who died after childbirth when the doctor and nurse failed to properly treat her acute high blood pressure. It is the largest verdict ever for a Chicago personal injury lawyer in a medical malpractice case in Illinois for the death of a woman.
The depth of Chip Barry's experience also comes from 21 years of representing defendants in medical malpractice cases before joining Corboy & Demetrio as a partner in 2002. Chip was recently inducted into the prestigious, invitation-only, American College of Trial Lawyers. He is Immediate Past President of The Society of Trial Lawyers. He has served as President of the Trial Lawyers Club of Chicago and is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, American Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.
About Corboy & Demetrio
Corboy & Demetrio is one of the nation's premier law firms. The personal injury law firm represents individuals and their families in serious personal injury and wrongful death cases and is renowned for its achievements in the courtroom and for its contributions to the community. The rights and concerns of its clients are at the core of Corboy & Demetrio's practice. That commitment, dedication, compassion and relentless drive have resulted in exceptional service and exceptional results for its clients. The Chicago law firm has acquired more than $3 billion in settlements and verdicts and has attained almost 600 settlements and verdicts in excess of $1 million. To contact Chip Barry or another Chicago personal injury lawyer at our firm, call 312-346-3191 or toll free at 800-356-3191. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information about our law firm go to corboydemetrio.com.
Media Contact: Helen Lucaitis, Corboy & Demetrio, 312-550-2077, HHL@corboydemetrio.com
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