NEWS, EVENTS AND PUBLICATIONS

02.21.2020

The Law Offices of Mark S. Bishop, LLC settled a wrongful death car accident case on behalf of an 84 year-old father for a firm record $3,250,000.00 three weeks before the jury trial was set to begin.  Our firm was able to overcome legal defenses asserted by the diabetic driver who claimed an unforseen episode of hypoglycemia caused the accident and his employer's claim that he was not acting within the scope of his employment when he caused the accident.  The judge ruled in our favor on our motions for summary judgment defeating these defenses so the Defendants were not going to be able to assert those defenses at trial.  The case settled within weeks of the Judge's ruling.   If you are an attorney looking to refer a significant case to experienced counsel, give us a call.   If you are a client looking for trusted counsel in a serious injury matter or an accident that caused someone's death, contact us to find out what we can offer as your personal injury attorney. 

04.09.2020

Mark Bishop is elected to serve a second full term as Director for the DuPage County Bar Association. 

08.12.2019

The Law Offices of Mark S. Bishop, LLC secured a $110,000.00 settlement for a woman injured after receiving an improperly adminstered flu shot at a large pharmacy chain that resulted in inflammation and bursitis requiring arthroscopic shoulder surgery.  The firm filed a claim for compensation under the National Vaccine Injury Program through the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.  The firm's attorney's fee award was separate from the injury settlement so all funds went for the benefit of our client.  

Most injuries resulting from common vaccines or other injections require filing a special claim with the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and only attorneys admitted to practice in that court may do so.  If you or someone you know are looking for counsel to represent you in connection with a serious injury you sustained after receiving a vaccine or other injection, contact our offices. 

05.06.2019

The Law Offices of Mark S. Bishop, LLC adds significant trial experience to its team by welcoming attorney Andrew Leuchtman as Senior Counsel.  Andrew spent the last fourteen years as a prosecutor including six and a half years as a federal prosecutor with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Souther District of Texas.  Andrew will focus his trial advocacy skills on representing our firm's clients in jury and bench trials in both state and federal court.  We are proud to offer Andrew's skill and talent as a powerful resource available to our clients.  

02.01.2019

In order to better serve its Clients by offering expanded office hours, meeting space, and amenities, The Law Offices of Mark S. Bishop, LLC has relocated to the Naperville Financial Center (the old Northern Trust Building) at 400 East Diehl Raod, Suite 300, in Naperville, Illinois.  Conveniently located on the southeast corner of Washington and Diehl - just south of I-88, the new office provides convenient access for Clients and puts the firm in easy reach of the courthouses througout Chicagoland.  

08.13.2018

The Law Offices of Mark S. Bishop, LLC together with co-counsel Gibbs & Associates and Kaplan & Lukowski secured a wrongful death and survival act settlement in an amount exceeding $3,650,000.00 for the family of a young woman who needlessly died as a result of medical negligence.  Our firm represents patients and their families in medical negligence cases and nursing home abuse and neglect cases.  If one of your family members has suffered a catastrophic injury or even died as a result of medical errors or neglect, contact our office for a consultation.  We can evaluate your claim and determine if you have a possible claim.

02.16.2018

The Law Offices of Mark S. Bishop, LLC welcomes attorney Jennifer Sykora to the firm as a Senior Counsel.  Jennifer will be working on business litigation matters as well as disputed trust and estate cases.  Her expierience working for a larger Chicago law firm and handling complex buisness disputes will be a significant plus four our firm and we are excited to have her.  '

11.14.2017

Mr. Bishop recovered $295,000 in settlement for a young woman who suffered a serious concussion when she was hit by a car while crossing the street in downtown Wheaton.   Our record representing individuals injured in motor vehicle accidents is very strong.  If you have been involved in an accident as a pedestrian, motorist, or passenger, contact us if you want to know more about what we can do for you.  

05.24.2017

Mark Bishop secured an $800,000.00 settlement for a client severely injured in a motorcycle accident in DuPage County.  

Mr. Bishop has amassed millions of dollars on behalf of people injured or killed in accidents and on behalf of their families.  If you or a member of your family has been seriously injured or killed by someone's negligence, let us put our experience to work for you in order to ensure you receive full compensation for your pain and loss.     

05.17.2017

When a trustee tried to bully Mr. Bishop's client by selling the client's residence without her consent, arguing the house was trust property and the trustee could do what he wanted, Mr. Bishop filed an emergency petition for temporary restraining order and put a halt to the trustee's sale.  With the transaction suspended, the parties were able to reach an amicable agreement regarding the disposition of the property.    

2.25.2017

Mark Bishop represented a purchaser in Consumer Fraud Act claim against a used-car dealership for failing to disclose known structural damage to vehicle.  Diligent effots in discovery revealed documentation that proved the dealership knew of the damage to the vehicle prior to the sale to our client.  A favorable settlement exceeding the client's full purchase price of the vehicle was reached shortly after the damaging information was uncovered.  

06.09.2017

Mark Bishop is elected by his bar association peers to a full term as Director for the DuPage County Bar Association and is sworn in at the President's Ball and Installation Dinner.

09.05.2016

The Law Offices of Mark S. Bishop, LLC launches its newly redesigned website to provide more information about the practice to both existing and prospective clients.

12.20.2016

Representing two beneficiaries of their father's trust, Mark Bishop succesfully sued successor trustee for brecach of fiduciary duty, forcing trustee to properly account to the beneficiaries for all trust transactions and, in settlement, requiring trustee to make immediate distributions of trust assets to his clients in accordance with the trust.  

06.12.2016

Mark Bishop is sworn in as a Director for the DuPage County Bar Association at the annual President's Ball and Installation Dinner.

06.02.2016


Representing national capital asset management company, Mark Bishop files commercial eviction against national restaurant chain to reocver possession of regional office space on Ohio Street in Chicago.  Mr. Bishop recovered possession and secured a judgment for over $180,000 in past due rent as well as the client's attorney's fees. 

We are acutely aware that commercial landlords are losing money every day a tenant f you are a commercial or residential landlord, contact us if you need assistance removing a defaulted tenant so you can begin renting your property again.

06.01.2016

The Law Offices of Mark S. Bishop, LLC is proud to welcome Jamie Gates to the team as an Administrative Assistant. Jamie and Mark worked together at Huck Bouma, PC in Wheaton for many years and we are very excited to have Jamie's skill and expertise available to help us provide a new level of responsive service to our Clients.  Welcome Jamie!

05.25.2016

In a contested estate lawsuit, Mark Bishop successfully defends client accused of conspiring with his brother to unduly influence their mother in connection with the execution of her will.  The parties settled the case with no finding of liability or damages against our client and the Court upheld the validity of the challenged will.  

If you need representation in a contested estate or trust litigation matter, or need advice on the proper execution and administration of will and trust documents, contact us.

05.20.2016


Attorney Mark Bishop secures judgment on behalf of residential landlord who was struggling to evict a tenant since November of 2015.  Mr. Bishop not only recovered possession of the property, but also recovered the full amount of past due rent and attorneys fees for his client.  

 

If you are a commercial or residential landlord, contact us if you need assistance removing a defaulted tenant so you can begin renting your property again.

05.18.2016


Success!  After pursuing emergency injunctive relief in federal court, attorney Mark Bishop succefully negotiated a settlement for his client securing the safe return of the client's domain name registrations taken by former officers and trustees.

 

Contact us if you need emergency relief to protect your business interests.

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