Jury Verdict Victory in City of Chicago Section 1983 Civil Rights Case

On January 20, 2011, firm associate Martha-Victoria Díaz and partner Hugh C. O’Donnell won a Not Liable jury verdict on behalf of the City of Chicago and a police officer in a Section 1983 civil rights case in federal court. The trial took place before the Northern District of Illinois Chief Judge William Holderman. The … Continue reading Jury Verdict Victory in City of Chicago Section 1983 Civil Rights Case

Firm Tries ADA and IHRA Case

Managing Partner Manny Sanchez, fellow partner Hugh C. O’Donnell and firm associate April A. Vesely recently tried a case in Rockford, Illinois involving allegations of discrimination against McDonald’s Corporation. A woman born with a congenital defect which resulted in very short arms with incomplete hands claimed discrimination and refusal of service after a delay at … Continue reading Firm Tries ADA and IHRA Case

Firm Selected as Member of Council on Litigation Management

Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman has received an award for its selection to the Council on Litigation Management (CLM). The CLM congratulates the firm on its inclusion as a member and states, “The selection of Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman LLP by our Fellows for inclusion within the CLM’s highly selective roster of Member Firms is indicative … Continue reading Firm Selected as Member of Council on Litigation Management

Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman LLP Attorneys Named 2011 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

CHICAGO-The annual release of Illinois Super Lawyers included attorneys from Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman LLP for the sixth consecutive year. The list of attorneys honored for 2011 included two partners of Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman’s Chicago office. They are founding and managing partner Manuel “Manny” Sanchez, who has made the annual list since its inception, … Continue reading Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman LLP Attorneys Named 2011 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Partner Hugo Chaviano Elected Secretary General of the Inter American Bar Association (IABA)

PRESS RELEASE Hugo Chaviano, Partner at the Chicago law firm of Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman, LLP and Past President of the Hispanic National Bar Association has been elected Secretary General of the Inter American Bar Association (IABA) during its Annual Conference which was held in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 16th through … Continue reading Partner Hugo Chaviano Elected Secretary General of the Inter American Bar Association (IABA)

SD&H Obtains Not Guilty Verdict for Ford Motor Company in Madison County Asbestos Case

After a two week trial in Madison County, Illinois, it took the jury only one hour to return a verdict for Ford Motor Company in the first asbestos trial of the year in that jurisdiction. Plaintiffs Larry Williams and Meta Williams sought $14.7 million in damages claiming that Larry’s mesothelioma had been caused by exposure … Continue reading SD&H Obtains Not Guilty Verdict for Ford Motor Company in Madison County Asbestos Case

Partner Gerald Dombrowski Obtains Impressive Results on Last Four Trial Verdicts

Sadkowski, Lamasz v. Aburto: Not Guilty verdict before Judge Cheryl Starks on February 11, 2010. T-bone auto accident in Hanover Park, IL wherein mother and daughter claimed neck and shoulder injuries and a total of $39,000 in medical specials. Asked of the jury: $103,000. O’Connor v. Eneogwe: Not Guilty verdict before Judge Thomas Flanagan on … Continue reading Partner Gerald Dombrowski Obtains Impressive Results on Last Four Trial Verdicts

Partners Manny Sanchez and Brad Alexander Secure Great Result in Admitted Liability Fender Bender

There was a three-car collision at 4:24 PM on Thursday, August 12, 2004. Plaintiff was stopped on Rt. 59. Immediately stopped behind Plaintiff’s automobile was the northbound vehicle occupied by septuagenarians, Mr. and Mrs. Wagner. Defendant, Fernando Gonzalez, was northbound on Rt. 59 driving a 2002 Ford Explorer when he rear-ended the Wagner 1994 Buick … Continue reading Partners Manny Sanchez and Brad Alexander Secure Great Result in Admitted Liability Fender Bender

Hugo Chaviano Obtains Not Guilty for Snow Removal Company in Slip and Fall Case

On January 7, 2005 at about 3:25 AM, Plaintiff, Deloyse Williams, was walking onto the parking lot of a building managed by Centerpoint where she worked. Plaintiff was employed by the U.S. Postal Service which had a facility in the building complex. Plaintiff alleged that as she was walking towards her car, she slipped on … Continue reading Hugo Chaviano Obtains Not Guilty for Snow Removal Company in Slip and Fall Case

Ryan J. McQueeney Obtains Directed Finding for Client in Employment Contract Dispute

Plaintiff Buck Pohlman, former CFO of Pay-Ease, Inc., sued Pay-Ease, Inc. and Dean Scaros for breach of contract and specific performance of his employment contract. After a 3 day bench trial, Honorable Judge William O. Maki ruled in favor of Pay-Ease, Inc. Specifically, Judge Maki found that Buck Pohlman failed to prove that Pay-Ease, Inc. … Continue reading Ryan J. McQueeney Obtains Directed Finding for Client in Employment Contract Dispute