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Deratany & Associates LTD.

Deratany & Associates LTD.

(312) 857-7285

Deratany & Associates LTD.

22 years in business
221 North LaSalle Street Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60601-1502
Fax Numbers
  • (312) 857-2004
BBB File Opened: 09/12/2007
Business Started: 01/01/1995
Business Started Locally: 01/01/1995
Business Incorporated: 08/26/1993 in IL
Type of Entity
Business Management
  • Mr. Jay Paul Deratany, Owner
  • Mr. Joseph Vivoda, Executive Assistant
Business Category
  • Attorneys & Lawyers
  • NAICS: Offices of Lawyers
  • Attorneys & Lawyers - Environmental
  • Attorneys & Lawyers - Wills, Trust & Probate
  • Attorneys & Lawyers - Personal Injury & Property Damage
  • Attorneys & Lawyers - Adoption
  • Attorneys & Lawyers - Medical Malpractice
  • Attorneys & Lawyers - Nursing Home Neglect
  • Attorneys & Lawyers - 3rd Party Workers Compensation Claims

Alternate Business Names
  • The Deratany Firm
  • Jay Paul Deratany & Assoc. LTD
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The Deratany Firm is a law firm which specializes in personal injury lawsuits. Located in Chicago, IL, this firm serves clients from northern Illinois, including Lake, Cook, DuPage, McHenry, and DeKalb counties. They also work on cases across the country. Founder Jay Paul Deratany received his law degree from DePaul University and has been voted one of the top lawyers nationwide. Collectively, the firm has gained their clients over $250 million in settlements. He also works for LGBT rights, has written and directed several plays and a feature-length film, and serves on the board of director for Ekta Transglobal, a charity that works for human rights and access to resources across the world.

This firm manages cases related to personal injury, adoption, and premises liability. Some of their practice areas include medical malpractice, brain injuries, wrongful death, birth injuries, nursing home abuse and neglect, vehicle accidents, adoption or foster care abuse or neglect, slip and fall accidents, construction accidents, animal bites, product liability, spinal cord injuries, and motor vehicle defects. They also handle issues related to environmental protection, such as water contamination and destruction to property from pollution.

Examples of settlements they have achieved for their clients include a $3.7 lawsuit for negligence in a Pennsylvania foster home and $4 for a wrongful death lawsuit against a Chicago hospital. They also were awarded the highest medical malpractice verdict in Lake County, $23.3 million for a birth injury lawsuit.

Visit the website for the Deratany Firm to read about cases they have settled, learn more about the lawyers of the firm, and schedule a consultation for a lawsuit.

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Deratany & Associates LTD.

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