Cook County, Illinois, Personal Injury Lawyers
$28 Million Verdict in Childhood Sexual Abuse Case
May 26, 2011 (CHICAGO) — The Klest Law Firm announced a milestone victory for sexual abuse victims this week when they received a $28,000,000 verdict in the matter of Snyder v. Kenny. The verdict represents the largest civil sexual abuse verdict in Illinois history and is among the largest in the nation.
Klest Injury Law Firm, with offices in Chicago and Schaumburg, represents victims of serious personal injury throughout the Chicago metropolitan area and Illinois.
Joseph Klest has fought for the rights of the injured since 1982. Over this time he has helped countless individuals recover the money they need to live meaningful, productive lives after an accident. We understand that the time following an accident can be painful and confusing. Our law firm will answer your questions and help you understand the legal aspects of your case. At the same time, we will build a strong case aimed at maximizing your compensation.
Joseph Klest has received an AV rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, the national rating service for attorneys. In order to determine the appropriate rating for an attorney, Martindale-Hubbell performs extensive and confidential peer reviews of members of the attorney's state bar. The AV rating is the highest possible rating. It identifies an attorney as having a very high to preeminent legal ability, and it is a reflection of the attorney's expertise, experience, integrity and overall professional excellence.
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*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.