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Tom Tuohy concentrates in estate planning, probate, and business law. He handles select personal injury, car accidents, medical malpractice, product liability, workers compensation, and nursing home abuse and neglect claims and shares the legal representation responsibilities with attorneys from other law firms in Illinois and in other states. In all shared responsibility cases, clients will be notified in writing. Such notice will fully comply with the Illinois Supreme Court Rules of Professional Conduct, including but not limited to Rule 1.5, regarding attorney responsibilities and fee sharing. In no event will a shared responsibility arrangement increase the total agreed-upon client fee.

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Last updated, 5/20/22