Every year, millions of Americans are injured because of the actions of others. These injuries can take an emotional as well as a financial toll, with medical bills, pain and suffering, and lost wages all mounting up and threatening to overwhelm the victim. Many victims do not realize, however, that they may be eligible for compensation that can defray these costs. At the law firm of Gary D. McCallister & Associates, LLC, our personal injury lawyers help victims in Chicago, the surrounding collar counties, and throughout Illinois understand and protect their legal rights.

We handle a wide range of cases, including those involving medical malpractice, elder

abuse, wrongful death, product liability, traumatic brain injury, and spinal cord injury. With decades of combined legal experience, the attorneys in our practice have the skills and knowledge necessary to help our clients obtain compensation.

Chicago is a vibrant city, full of opportunity both personally and professionally. Gary is happy to practice in the city in which he was born. He opened the firm in Chicago in September 1996 after relocating from Topeka, Kansas, where he was a partner in another medical malpractice boutique firm since 1979.While our personal injury, wrongful death, and medical malpractice firm has always been small in size and focused in scope, the success we have achieved for our clients has been large and appreciated by our clients. We have always represented individuals and families who have suffered personal injuries or wrongful death as a result of medical malpractice, defective products, medical devices or drugs, and motor vehicle or trucking collisions.

We help victims and their families understand and protect their rights. Our firm is committed to providing diligent, knowledgeable, and aggressive legal representation to all of our clients.

To learn more about our practice or to schedule a free consultation, please contact our personal injury lawyers. Located in Chicago, Illinois, they have helped thousands of clients. The attorneys at our practice are dedicated, professional, and trustworthy, and they will fight to protect your rights.

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Firm News & Events
DePuy UPDATE: Company Failing to Live Up to its Promise to Cover Costs

In August, DePuy recalled almost 100,000 hip replacement devices after it was discovered that almost 12% of surgeries resulted in complications or required second revision surgeries within 5 years of initial implantation. Despite claims from the company that they would cover reasonable costs, many recipients of DePuy hip implants now claim the manufacturer is failing […]

DePuy Hip Replacement Recall Issued

At the end of August, DePuy Orthopedics, Inc., an operating company of Johnson & Johnson, voluntarily recalled its ASR XL Acetabular System and DePuy ASR Hip Resurfacing System. The Acetabular system was a traditional hip socket replacement, while the Hip Resurfacing System was a partial replacement system involving placing a metal cap on a patients […]

Evenflo Car Seats Recalled

Almost 14,000 Evenflo car seats have been voluntarily recalled by the company as well as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The Maestro booster seats manufactured by the company were recalled due to the results front impact crash testing performed by Consumer Reports. In some cases a crack caused the seat to break and in […]

Darvon and Darvocet Linked to Heart Problems, Overdose

The prescription drugs Darvon and Darvocet have been pulled from the market after the active ingredient, propoxyphene, was linked to heart problems including heart arrhythmia, heart attacks, and sudden death. While both Darvocet and Darvon contain propoxyphene, Darvocet is a combination of propoxyphene and acetaminophen. According to the U.S. Drug Watchdog, a national consumer advocacy […]

Radiation Treatment in Evanston, Illinois Hospital Puts Mother in Coma

An Illinois woman was left in a coma after receiving stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). SRS is a highly complex form of intense radiation therapy that emits high, but concentrated doses of radiation to the brain to combat tiny tumors and other problems. The surgery was performed at Evanston hospital, which now, according to investigation, lacked the […]

IL AG Issues Warning on Baby Crib Bumpers

The Illinois Attorney General, Lisa Madigan, has just issued a warning for all baby crib bumper pads used in cribs, bassinets, and any other sleeping place for infants because of the risk of suffocation or strangulation. Bumper pads are typically found in cribs where they are wrapped around and tied to the crib slats. Many […]

Elderly Women More Likely to Receive Unnecessary Catheters

US researchers have found that more than any other demographic group, elderly women are more likely to receive catheters when doing so is unnecessary according to the November issue of the American Journal of Infection Control. The study focused on a Michigan hospital over 12 weeks at 532 instances of catheter insertions in emergency room […]