Our Firm's Practice Areas
Our firm is an experienced and accomplished group of trial lawyers available to handle a wide variety of matters including all personal injury, workers' compensation, criminal defense, real estate litigation, and most other civil litigation. We are also available to handle residential and commercial real estate transactions and most estate planning. Contact us today for a free consultation.
Plaintiff's Personal Injury
The attorneys at Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna are experienced in all areas of Plaintiff's personal injury law. We have successfully handled thousands of motor vehicle collisions, premises liability cases including slip or trip and falls, construction litigation, trucking accidents, product liability, and wrongful death. You should not try to handle your personal injury claim without the help of an experienced Plaintiff's personal injury attorney. The attorneys at Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna have successfully handled all types of serious personal injury cases having recovered millions of dollars for their deserving clients. If you or a loved one is hurt because of the negligence of another, please contact us today for a free consultation.
When you are injured while working you have a right to file a claim against your employer and receive benefits under the Illinois Worker's Compensation Act, 820 ILCS 305. You are entitled to certain benefits including your medical bills paid, temporary total disability amounting to two-thirds of your average weekly pay for the time you are off work or on light duty under a doctor's order, and in most cases a lump sum of money to compensate you for your injuries. If you are hurt, no matter how minor the injury may seem, you should immediately contact your supervisor and report the accident. If you or a loved one has been injured while working, please contact Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna today for a free consultation. Marc R. Campagna is one of the more experienced and successful workers' compensation attorneys in the Chicago area. Marc has tried and settled thousands of workers' compensation cases over the last 20 years.
The attorneys at Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna have successfully handled all types of criminal cases including felonies, misdemeanors, and DUI's. If you or a loved one has been arrested you should not give any statements to the police. Politely request to speak to an attorney and then immediately contact an attorney at Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna for a free consultation. Victor F. Ciardelli is the senior partner at Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna and was an Assistant State's Attorney for several years before going into private practice. Victor has tried over 200 criminal jury trials in his career. Rest assured when handling your criminal case, Victor and the other attorneys at Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna have the respect of the judiciary and the State's Attorneys Office.
Real Estate Transactions
The purchase or sale of your home or investment property is one of the most important financial transactions you will likely make in your lifetime. Not having an attorney to represent you to make sure all goes smoothly is one of the biggest mistakes you can make. An experienced real estate attorney will help you negotiate the terms of the contract, make sure you are receiving title to your home free and clear of any liens or encumbrances, will make sure you receive all credits you are entitled to, and will explain all documents signed at the closing table. If you or a loved one is contemplating selling or purchasing real estate in the Chicago land area you should contact the attorneys at Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna to discuss your options. Marc R. Campagna has handled hundreds of real estate transactions over the last 15 years having done both residential and commercial transactions. Marc has a wide array of experience handling sale transactions involving multi-unit buildings as well as 1031 exchanges. Marc is a title agent for Citywide Title and First American Title and has the ability to close your transaction at a title office very close to your home.
Real Estate Litigation
The overwhelming majority of real estate transactions go very smoothly with no issues. However from time to time certain transactions do not close for one reason or another. Sometimes it is because of a breach of contract by one of the parties. When this happens you should consult with an experienced real estate attorney who can navigate the transaction and let you know if there is a cause of action. The attorneys at Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna have successfully handled breach of contract claims, real estate broker claims for providing a ready, willing, and able buyer, specific performance, and fraud claims under the Illinois Residential Real Property Disclosure Act. The attorneys at Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna have successfully tried fraud claims under the Residential Real Property Disclosure Act against a seller for failing to disclose known defects in the home. The attorneys at Ciardellli, Cummings & Campagna are experienced litigators able to handle any real estate breach of contract case. If you or a loved one has a real estate litigation matter, please contact the attorneys at Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna for a free consultation.
Business deals sometimes do not go as planned. The attorneys at Ciardelli Cummings & Campagna are experienced business litigators that will protect your business when the need arises. We cater to the small business owner and have successfully brought and defended breach of contract claims. Should a business deal not go as planned, please contact the attorneys at Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna today for a free consultation.
The attorneys at Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna have successfully held some of the largest general contractors responsible for not providing its subcontractors a safe place to work. When a general contractor retains sufficient control of a job site, it may be responsible for accidents occurring at the site involving sub contractors. If you are hurt on a job site, you may have a claim against the general contractor or subcontractor for construction negligence under both common law negligence and/or the Restatement (Second) of Torts under Section 414. If your or a loved one has been injured on a construction site, please contact the attorneys at Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna for a free consultation.
Collisions caused by Semi-Tractor Trailers, Trucks and Big Rigs cause serious injuries. The trucking industry is highly regulated and requires its drivers to follow very specific rules and regulations to prevent accidents. The attorneys are Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna are experienced Semi-Tractor Trailer, Trucking, and Big Rig personal injury attorneys having handled many trucking cases. If your or a loved one has been injured in a Semi-Tractor Trailer, Trucking and Big Rig crash please contact the attorneys at Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna for a free consultation.
State, Local and Municipal Law
Anyone that has owned a business in Chicago is probably very familiar with the City of Chicago Municipal Code. The City has enacted several volumes, consisting of literally thousands of Rules and Regulations that every business owner should be familiar with. The attorneys at Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna have handled thousands of business license litigation cases at Chicago's Central Hearing Facility located at 400 W. Superior as well as at the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) located at City Hall. We affectionately refer to the City's Central Hearing Facility as a kangaroo court for those that take the plunge and try to represent themselves. If you have received an administrative ticket and fine, you should immediately contact the attorneys at Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna to discuss your options. Failure to speak with an attorney at Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna may result in a hefty fine or worse, the loss of your business license.
Most people should have at least a basic estate plan consisting of a Last Will and Testament, Property Power of Attorney, Heathcare Power of Attorney, and Living Will. The attorneys at Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna have the experience to draft your estate plan having done thousands of estate plans for its clients over the years. If you are married, have children, and/or own a home it is wise to have at least a basic estate plan. Contact the attorneys at Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna today to begin drafting your estate plan.