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   3Alison M. HarringtonChicago(312) 819-1100Aharrington@Bestfirm.comAharrington@Bestfirm.comBest Vanderlaan & Harringtonwww.bestfirm.comwww.bestfirm.comharringtona.jpgMedical Malpractice Defense LawPersonal Injury Defense Law: General
Alison M. HarringtonAharrington@Bestfirm.com
Best Vanderlaan & Harringtonhttp://www.bestfirm.com
25 E Washington St Ste 800
Chicago IL 60602-1749
Ph.(312) 819-1100 Fx.(312) 819-8062
Recommended by peers in:
Medical Malpractice Defense Law
Personal Injury Defense Law: General
County:  Cook
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Ms. Harrington is a partner with the firm and handles a wide variety of cases for the firm's clients throughout Illinois and Indiana. She specializes in complex tort litigation. She has handled numerous high damage exposure cases for the defense involving fatalities and serious injuries.

She has significant experience with and knowledge of the Illinois Governmental Tort Immunity Act and has successfully defended numerous Townships and Local Governmental entities pursuant to said Act. In addition, she defends numerous businesses against consumer claims for fraud or breach of warranty. She also defends medical malpractice matters which she recently obtained a not guilty verdict in a malpractice case involving a seriously brain damaged infant.


Bar Admissions:  
Illinois
Wisconsin
Federal District Court Trial Bars in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Indiana


Hourly Rate:  Variable

Year of Birth:  1971

Law School:  Marquette University,JD
Law School Honors/Involvement:  Moot Court; trial advocacy program

Undergraduate School:  University of Iowa, BS, political science and business administration

Representative Clients:  
AAA, Assisted Housing Risk Management Association, Auffenberg Dealer Group, Cannon Cochoran Management Services, Inc., EMC Insurance Company, Erie Insurance Company, Grossinger Auto Group, HARTCO, Heritage Cadillac, Homer Township, Illinois Casualty Company, Joliet Steel &Construction, Liberty Mutual, Lloyds of London, O'Brien Automotive Group, Orland Toyota, Pain Specialists of Greater Chicago, RLI, Packer Engineering, Ranger Enterprises, Safeco Insurance Company, SUA, Township Officials of Illinois Risk Management Association, Unitrin Property & Casualty Company, Zurich


Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
Illinois State Bar Association
Wisconsin State Bar Association


Firm Description:  
Best, Vanderlaan & Harrington concentrates in various types of litigation including all types of tort litigation, commercial litigation, employment law, toxic torts, municipal law, medical malpractice, liquor liability and professional negligence. Further, for a number of its clients, the firm handles first party property and bad faith claims and also serves as coverage counsel. The firm's partners have tried to verdict numerous multi-party and complex cases, including many fatality and serious injury cases as well as various employment related cases in recent years. Best, Vanderlaan & Harrington also handles all case appeals, in both state and federal court


Family:  
Married to Patrick; two daughters and one son


Additional Office Locations:  Wheaton, Joliet and Rockford

1081177
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