- Costello Legal Welcomes Two Excellent New Attorneys
Costello Legal has hired two experienced attorneys to the practice; Jared Reynolds, and Lucas Park. Each brings a valuable and unique perspective to our practice. Founder and Managing Partner Dan Costello extolled their value to the firm in recent comments, “We are really excited to have both Jared and Lucas… Continue reading
- Costello Legal Wins Motion on Liability Waiver Issue
A case involving a slip and fall on a basketball court at a health club, Plaintiff alleged that the design of the basketball court was defective due to the placement of a metal strip placed throughout the edge of the entire court. Associate Shipra Mehta was tasked with defending the… Continue reading
- 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