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Corboy & Demetrio P.C. is a Chicago personal injury and wrongful death litigation law firm known for their prosecution of negligence and malpractice lawsuits, including the 1982 Tylenol tampering litigation which led to tamper-resistant packaging being used on all over the counter medication. Founded by well-known lawyers Phillip H. Corboy and Thomas Demetrio, the firm has amassed more than $3 billion in settlements for their clients during their history, including setting two records for the highest settlement for an aviation wrongful death trial. Located in Chicago, IL, the firm takes cases from around the country. Four of their attorneys have been former presidents of the Chicago Bar Association.

This law firm takes cases in a variety of areas, including aviation, commercial, construction negligence, medical negligence, personal injury and wrongful death, vehicular negligence, professional sports negligence, and product liability. Their firm has close relations to the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago, which performs free work for the elderly and low-income struggling with legal issues. In 2006 their firm opened a pro-bono department which assists the elderly and low-income with legal issues related to their day-to-day life, such as arranging estates or pursuing litigation in cases of medical or nursing home neglect. Their website includes a 24-hour, seven day a week online chat system which allows potential clients to receive assistance in determining their legal options.

Visit the website for Corboy & Demetrio P.C. to learn more about their long and influential history, read case studies from some of their most famous lawsuits, and request a consultation for employing their services.

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Reason for Rating

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Factors that raised the rating for Corboy & Demetrio P. C. include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Corboy & Demetrio P. C.
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Positive Experience 0
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Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: September 12, 2007 Business started: 01/01/1952 Business started locally: 01/01/1952 Business incorporated 01/24/1977 in IL
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

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Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission
130 E Randolph St, Ste 1500, Chicago IL 60601
Phone Number: (800) 826-8625

Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Thomas A Demetrio, Owner Mr. Philip Corboy, Owner Ms. Marcy Twardak, Administrator
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Thomas A Demetrio, Owner
Number of Employees


Business Category

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Alternate Business Names
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BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

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Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Letter Grade Scale

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A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
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3 stars 3.00-3.49
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2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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