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Introduction: WINNING MATTERS. Shammas Law Office has a 99% win percentage and has secured millions of dollars in settlements and jury verdicts for its clients. We only collect a fixed-percentage fee if you receive money for your injuries. Representing injury victims requires an extreme level of dedication, attention to detail, knowledge of medicine, and sensitivity to a client’s situation. Clients typically approach me during the most difficult times in their lives, and place their trust in me to fight for them, obtain justice, and guide them through an unfamiliar process. I pride myself on aggressively building every case, with all available evidence secured, every witness interviewed, top expert witnesses retained, and with no stone left unturned. There is no better feeling than securing maximum compensation for clients so they can regain control of their normal life. --Michael A. Shammas

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Cashmere G.

I was in a car accident and a friend of mine recommended me to Michael. I gave his office a call and was helped immediately. Every call and question/concern was always answered promptly and swiftly. It was a very speedy process and I would recommend anyone who is in need of a personal injury attorney to go to him.
Jun 9, 2021
Jennifer J.

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I have had a great experience with Michael. He’s very professional and always there when I had any questions or concerns. He helped me with everything I needed and I’m very satisfied.
Jul 6, 2021
Cindy M.

I contacted Michael Shammas back in October of 2019 regarding a personal injury. He was upfront regarding his costs and that it could take 2 years to completely settle. He walked me through everything keeping me informed during the entire process. He was not just professional he was approachable and always looked out for my best interest. I would highly recommend him to anyone and should the need arise I would not consider any other lawyer.
May 17, 2021
Donyell B.

I am very pleased with the results of my case. I was thoroughly informed about the progress every step of the way. Calls were always returned promptly. I would definitely recommend Shammas Law Office to anyone seeking attorney representation. The efficient handling of my case, thorough explanations of each step and courtesy made my experience stress free.
Mar 5, 2021

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When my wife was hit by a car while walking across the street she suffered several injuries, we were distraught abut knew we needed legal help. I found attorney Michael Shammas. From the beginning, we felt he was concerned about our welfare, invested in our case and wanted to get us a JUST resolution for us. We felt like a load was lifted off our shoulders. Mike answered all our calls and reassured us that he will make sure everything would be alright. He gave us counsel and helped locate doctors, clinics, and therapists for my wife. He took care of all the paperwork. My wife was off work for several months and the bills were piling up but mike explained the whole process in detail and he went above and beyond for us. He was straightforward about what our possibilities and resolutions were without making false promises, which was refreshing. We feel beyond happy and fortunate that we had an attorney who through his thoughtful and dedicated approach, helped us reach a VERY just resolution. I would sincerely recommend Mike to everyone seeking a detail oriented, knowledgeable, and experienced attorney to represent them in their personal injury case
Jan 30, 2018

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  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    You pay nothing out-of-pocket. The attorney’s fees are contingent, meaning Shammas Law Office only collects a fee if you receive money for your injuries. The attorney's fees are a fixed percentage of the recovery.

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    First I will learn the details of the accident and the basic nature of the client's injuries. Next, I fully explain the process of an injury case, what to expect moving forward, and answer any questions the client might have. Then, I can help cordinate or directly set-up the follow-up medical care with the appropriate specialists. Also, it may be necessary to arrange for car repairs or replacement.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    DePaul Univerisity College of Law Illinois State Bar, member Federal Trial Bar, member Rated “Top Attorney in Illinois - Rising Star” Rated “Top 100 Attorney” by the National Trial Lawyers Association Rated as an Illinois Superlawyer - an award given to less than 2% of all Illinois attorneys Rated in the Leading Lawyers magazine as an emerging lawyer - an award given to less than 2.5% of all Illinois attorneys Avvo Client Choice Award

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