Here is a very interesting newspaper report of an ordinary case. Person in wheelchair falls after leaving an airplanne. Cause of action = no wheelchair, uneven ground. What is interesting is that the newspaper reports on the plaintiff’s attorney, and comments that he has no legal malpractice insurance.
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"Tommie Rodgers of Highland Park, Ill. has sued United Airlines (UAL Corp.) in the Circuit Court of Cook County for personal injuries allegedly sustained when the airline failed to provide him with a wheelchair after deplaning at Atlanta’s Hartsfield International Airport.
According to the complaint filed in November, Rodgers suffers from physical disabilities requiring use of a wheelchair. Rodgers alleges that United breached its duty of care to him by failing to provide a wheelchair for him within a reasonable time, failing to provide a safe area for the plaintiff to await a wheelchair, and failing to provide a safe walking surface upon which the plaintiff would walk and stand while awaiting a wheelchair. "
"Rodgers and Booker are represented by Anthony G. Argeros and Steven J. Morton, both of Chicago. Argeros attended law school at DePaul and works for the firm of Anthony G. Argeros, L.L.C., located at 10 S. LaSalle Street in Chicago.
Argeros specializes in personal injury, workers’ compensation, toxic torts, commercial torts, and medical malpractice cases. He does not carry malpractice coverage himself, according to his most recent filing with the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC).