Victor F. Ciardelli, Patrick M. Cummings and Marc R. Campagna of the law firm Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna LLC have over ninety years of combined legal experience in a broad range of fields including criminal defense, personal injury, worker’s compensation, construction negligence, product liability, business and real estate litigation, and real estate transactional law. The attorney’s at Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna LLC have the knowledge, experience and ability to handle your case. Each attorney has a wealth of experience having tried to victory a variety of cases in both Federal and State Court. Our many years of dedication to thoughtful, aggressive litigation have earned our attorneys the privilege to enjoy widely-held respect cultivated through many years of successful practice.
$1.2 Million Settlement For Injured Foot
Some attorneys would consider the case closed when the negligent driverís insurance company tendered the full amount of its $100,000 policy in settlement of the case. Patrick M. Cummings, however, knew his client deserved more and uncovered and obtained an additional $1.1 million for his client from the defendantís personal assets.
In January of 2004 Victor F. Ciardelli tried a case entitled Computer Documents, Inc., vs. Deborah and Dennis Hooker, et al. under case No. 02 CH 10436, which was tried in the Circuit Court of Cook County. This was a case involving a conspiracy case against a daughter, husband, daughter's mother and father and the daughter's cousins to embezzle money from Computer Documents, Inc., In a hard fought case, the judge awarded not only damages but also two parcels of realty, both of them homes.
In July of 2004, Victor F. Ciardelli obtained a $4,000,000.00 judgment after a ten day trial in the Circuit Court of Cook County entitled Treasurers Holdco adv. Randolph Equities, et al. under case No. 01 CH 01861. This case involved a $55,000,000.00 piece of Florida property in North Miami, Florida with two large apartment buildings on them. Victor F. Ciardelli was able to defeat the claim of Randolph Equities and obtained, on the cross complaint, a $4,000,000.00 judgment on behalf of his clients.
Return of Gold Coast Condominium
In September of 2004 Victor F. Ciardelli, on a reversal of a lower court judgment that he successfully appealed to the Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, in the matter of Joy Nelson, Case No. 99 CH 17446, he successfully completed a three day trial and obtained a judgment for the return the Gold Coast Condominium unit to Ms. Joy Nelson.
Judgment against the City of Chicago to Keep Chicago Motels Open
Our Law Firm represents many of the Lincoln Avenue Motels in the City of Chicago. The motels are namely: Lincoln Motel; Rio Motel; Stars Motel; Summit Motel; AC Motel-Diplomat; Patio Motel and the Lincoln Inn Motel. The City has created a Tax Increment Financial District commonly called "TIF" to condemn the various motels from operating in the City of Chicago. We have been successful in our efforts before the court to keep these motels open and operating in the City of Chicago with either a short period of suspension, or obtaining a reversal of any judgment through our efforts with the Circuit Court of Cook County or with the Appellate Court.
We represent the New Halsted Motel on South Stony Island Avenue wherein the Mayor's License Commission has issued a revocation order and to date, we have been successful in the Circuit Court of Cook County to reduce the revocation to 30 days and presently we are attempting to reduce the revocation to a 14 day suspension.