News & Publications

  • The Secret to Combating Runaway Jury Verdicts, Part II Daniel P. Costello, Esq. With contributions by Rachel York Colangelo, Ph.D.

    The case had all of the trappings of a runaway jury.  A corporate defendant, a dead doctor, a grieving family, and a venue where verdicts had hit for up to $148 million, with several clocking in between $30-40 million in just the surrounding months. Add to that the fact that the plaintiff’s attorneys were some of the most feared in the… Continue reading

  • Back-to-back Trial Wins for Partner Jessica Biagi

    Congratulations to Jessica on her two jury trial wins and a great start for 2019! Day Care Defense Jessica successfully defended both a day care and school district against a negligence claim brought by the family of a 6 year-old minor plaintiff who fell off monkey bars on a playground and… Continue reading

  • Costello Wins Catastrophic Tent Collapse Case

    Dan Costello and Shipra Mehta won summary judgment in a catastrophic case involving twenty-three injured plaintiffs including two fatalities claims and 21 other serious injuries arising out of a tent collapse at an Illinois summer festival. This case had high publicity and was featured in the Chicago media for months… Continue reading

  • Another Solid Victory for Costello Legal from Partner Andrew Smith!

    Partner Andrew Smith wins premises liability case where the plaintiff claims he suffered a fully ruptured achilles on a dangerous condition in our client’s yard. At trial, Plaintiff requested $351,000 from the jury, relied heavily on the sympathy factor of his alleged pain and suffering, and attempted to contort the… Continue reading

  • Another Stunning Verdict from Costello Legal

    Partners Daniel Costello and Jessica Biagi successfully defended a steel fabricator and their employee driver in a wrongful death claim. The case went to verdict on September 5, 2018 wherein the plaintiff’s asked the jury for $14.25 million on behalf of six heirs to the decedent. The decedent plaintiff was… Continue reading

  • Dan Costello to Serve as LMI Professor 2018

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (August 22, 2018) – The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) is pleased to announce Mr. Daniel Costello to serve as professor at the 2018 Litigation Management Institute held on October 18 – 21, 2018 at the Loyola University Chicago – School of Law in Chicago, IL.… Continue reading

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