Jill M. Webb Practice Areas
Medical Malpractice Attorney, Jill M. Webb, Wins Record Malpractice Settlement of $5,400,000 in LaSalle County, Illinois
Jill M. Webb wins a $5,400,000 settlement for a client left with a bowel perforation after hernia surgery. The case settled and was dismissed by the LaSalle County Circut Court on May 10, 2018. According to Plaintiff’s counsel, this appears to be a record medical malpractice settlement in LaSalle County.
Jill M. Webb, Personal Injury Attorney, Recently Spoke at the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) Seminar titled Trial and Practice Tips on May 4, 2018 at the Hilton Oak Brook Hills Resort
May 4, 2018
She participated in a panel discussion - It's More Than Trying Cases: Practical Suggestions for Advancing Your Career.
As a highly acclaimed personal injury attorney, Jill currently serves as an elected member of the Board of Managers of the ITLA. She is active in lobbying efforts in Springfield on behalf of her clients and ITLA. Jill is a frequent speaker at their seminars.
The Law Office of Jill M. Webb Sponsors The Women’s Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI) Judicial Reception
March 1, 2018
The Law Office of Jill M. Webb announces it is a gold sponsor of the Women's Bar Association of Illinois Judicial Reception. The event was held at the Chicago Cultural Center on March 1, 2018. See the WBAI website for more information.
Medical Malpractice Attorney, Jill M. Webb, Receives Top Women Lawyers in Leadership Award from the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois
November 2, 2017
The Top Women Lawyers In Leadership Award emphasizes the accomplishments and diverse backgrounds of women who are making major professional contributions through their service in a leadership role. Candidates for the award include elite women lawyers who have created growth in a given field and shown future potential, or gone beyond traditional mentoring to create new pathways. Award winners are leading women lawyers in academia, business, entrepreneurship, general counsels, public office, trade, labor, journalism, or community. “It is truly an honor to receive such an award from the well-respected, prestigious Women’s Bar Association of Illinois." Jill Webb commented.
Personal Injury Law Firm, Jill M. Webb was ranked #15 in the annual Settlement Survey in Chicago Lawyer Magazine, October, 2017
The law office of Jill M. Webb was ranked #15 in the annual Settlement Survey in Chicago Lawyer Magazine.
Jill Webb Recognized by Chicago-Kent College of Law
July 20, 2017
This year Chicago-Kent College of Law celebrated 25 years at its technologically advanced facility located at 565 W. Adams. Wrongful Death Attorney Jill Webb was pleased to serve on the host committee for the school's event. She was one of only 25 honorees recognized for their accomplishments. Her outstanding achievements include establishing the Jill Webb Scholarship Fund and mentoring women through the Women In Law and Lawyer to Layer mentorship programs at Chicago-Kent.
Suit Claims Pekin Memorial Doctor Caused Injuries During Epidural Injection
June 9, 2017
The plaintiffs seek judgment against the defendants in an amount greater than $50,000 plus court costs. They are represented by Jill M. Webb of the Law Office of Jill M. Webb LLC in Chicago.
16 Million in Settlements in the Firm's First Year
Law Office of Jill M. Webb successfully recovered $16 million in settlements for its clients in the firm’s first year. Recognition of this success was placed in an advertisement in the WBAI/Women’s Bar Association of Illinois Newsletter.
Law Office of Jill M Webb, A Personal Injury Law Firm in Chicago Celebrates One Year
In March 2017 the staff surprised attorney Jill Webb with an outing to a Chicago Cubs game...and firm recognition on the scoreboard. “It is such an honor to work with good people who make the firm the success that it is,” said Jill Webb.
Jill M. Webb Invited to Participate in ABOTA Masters In Trial
March 10, 2017
Jill M. Webb was an honored participant in the ABOTA Masters in Trial event. The event is dedicated to educating lawyers in the art of trial advocacy. The Masters in Trial program shows how some of the most successful trial lawyers in the country conduct a trial. All of the trial team counsel are ABOTA members and are well-known and highly respected in their fields.
Click here for a detailed summary of the event.
On Tort Reform, It's Time to Declare Victory and Withdraw
By Steve Cohen, contributor
Why ER visits? Because the researchers knew that “emergency physicians practice in an information-poor, high-risk, technology-rich environment.” It was a setting, they noted, that “might lend to defensive practice and magnify the costs.”
What they found was that doctors in the tort-reform states – who were virtually immune to malpractice suits – prescribed just as many MRIs and CAT scans as doctors in the control states. Removing the risk of getting sued didn’t change doctor behavior.
Click here to read the entire article.
Law Office of Jill M. Webb Platinum Sponsor
of WBAI Judicial Reception
March 1, 2017
Personal Injury attorney Jill M. Webb was a Platinum Sponsor in celebration of its annual Judicial Reception.
Law Office of Jill M. Webb Wins $11M Settlement For
A woman has settled a lawsuit for $11 million in a case where her son’s heart has lacerated during a cardiac procedure, requiring a transplant.
“They go in with a tiny tube and a wire in through your thigh or groin, and then they put it up through one of the blood vessels and into the heart and conduct the procedure.”
Doctors inflate a balloon inside the heart valve to expand it and help it function, Webb said.
“It’s supposed to be fairly low-risk,” she said.
Law Office of Jill M. Webb Diamond Sponsor of Women's Bar Association of Illinois' Annual Dinner
The Law Office of Jill M. Webb announces it is a diamond sponsor of the Women's Bar Association of Illinois Annual Installation Dinner. The event will be held at the Hilton Chicago Grand Ballroom on June 8, 2016. See the WBAI website for more information.
Jill M. Webb Speaks at ITLA Seminar
Jill M. Webb spoke on Handling Conflicts at the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Ethics Seminar. She was invited to present alongside 10 distinguished colleagues at the continuing education event.
Law Office of Jill M. Webb Now Open
Attorney Jill M. Webb, formerly a partner at Phillips Law Offices, has opened her own firm, Law Office of Jill M. Webb LLC, focusing on catastrophic injuries, medical negligence and wrongful-death cases.
- Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, April 14, 2016 vol. 162, No. 73
Jill M. Webb Featured in Alumni Spotlight
Jill Webb (class of '96) will receive a Trial Lawyer Excellence Award from the Illinois Jury Verdict Reporters and the National Law Journal will recognize her $25 million verdict in Amsden v. Maintenance Dynamics et al. as one of the top 100 verdicts and settlements in 2015. In 2008, the Law Bulletin Publishing Company named Jill as one of "Forty Attorneys Under 40 to Watch." At Chicago-Kent, Jill participates in the Women in Law and Lawyer to Lawyer mentoring programs.
- Chicago-Kent Alumni Association Alumni E-Brief, October 7, 2015
Jill M. Webb Accepts Trial Lawyer Excellence Award
October 21, 2015
Jill M. Webb accepts her award for Highest Peoria County Personal Injury Verdict Or Settlement from John Kirkton, Editor of the Law Bulletin. The award was presented at the annual reception and awards for Trial Lawyer Excellence hosted by the Jury Verdict Reporter, a division of Chicago-based Law Bulletin Publishing Company. Thirty five professionals from both sides of the trial bar received individual Trial Lawyer Excellence awards in one of fifteen 2015 categories.