Law Offices of Kevin M. O’Brien

Chicagoland’s Injury Advocates

If you have been injured, it is important to preserve your rights by talking to an experienced attorney now. Remember: any information gathered by an insurance company during its investigation very likely may be used to build a case against you. Call us today for a free consultation.

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    I am grateful I followed my friend’s recommendation and called Kevin M. O’Brien. Him and his team are a pleasure to work with. Bryan Hoffman worked on closing my MVA case, and he made the process easy and smooth, and was quick to respond to any questions I had. I’m happy with the outcome of my case, and am happy I hired Kevin’s firm.

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    Ensa Salamon

    Great lawyer he arranged a mediation with the insurance company during the pandemic because the court system was on standby. Got me a great settlement on premises liability case tough case !...other lawyers gave up he took the case and got me a great settlement..great lawyer highly recommend him he is a fighter...

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Personal Injury Representation

What is Personal Injury?

Personal injury cases cover a wide spectrum of incidents that resulted in injuries, including but not limited to, automobile accidents, truck accidents, slip and fall cases, dog bites, premises liability cases, products liability cases & wrongful death cases.

Working For You

It is no accident that The Law Office of Kevin M. O’Brien has become a well-known and distinguished personal injury and workers’ compensation practice in Chicago. The rights and needs of our clients are foremost in our minds at every step of the way. We strive to work to resolve matters in a timely fashion and to always maintain a productive, open dialogue with our clients.

The Law Office of Kevin M. O’Brien is a premier private law practice headed by Kevin M. O’Brien, a highly experienced and successful Chicago attorney. The Law Office of Kevin M. O’Brien primarily represents plaintiffs in personal injury, workers’ compensation (work place injuries), construction negligence, medical malpractice, premises liability, product liability, vehicular negligence, and wrongful death matters, among other areas of practice. The rights of our clients are a core focus at the Law Office of Kevin M. O’Brien. We pride ourselves on our ability to achieve results for our clients, whether that means negotiation of a settlement, guiding a case through arbitration or mediation, or litigating a case in trial.



    Featured Attorney

    Rob Klas

    University of Colorado, Bachelor of Science, Finance Major with a Minor in Economics, Graduated 2008
    Loyola University Chicago Law School, Juris Doctor, 2014
    Illinois State Bar Association | Illinois Trial Lawyers Association | Chicago Bar Association

    Rob Klas joined the Law Office of Kevin M. O’Brien as a law clerk and was hired as an associate attorney upon his admittance to the Illinois Bar in November of 2014. Prior to practicing Law, Rob worked as an analyst for a financial firm in institutional sales. Over the last five years as a plaintiff’s attorney, Rob has represented numerous clients in personal injury and workers’ compensation matters, including medical malpractice, nursing home abuse & neglect, intentional torts, premises liability, product liability, invasion of privacy, vehicular negligence, and wrongful death litigation.

    What should I do if I’ve been involved in a Personal Injury incident?

    STEP 1:
    Get names, addresses, license plate numbers, phone numbers of every driver and witness involved.

    STEP 2:
    Take multiple photographs of the accident scene, vehicles involved and all injuries.

    STEP 3:
    Notify the proper authorities immediately after the incident. Seek immediate medical attention if you have been injured.

    STEP 4:
    Keep your own accurate records of medical treatment and time lost from work.

    STEP 5:
    Don’t talk to or give statements to insurance companies without first consulting an attorney.

    STEP 6:
    Don’t wait to hire an attorney, call as soon as possible after the incident. There are statutes that dictate the time you have to file a claim.

    Past Settlements


    Plaintiff was a bicyclist hit by a City of Joliet Police Sergeant driving a squad car at approximately 50 mph. The jury awarded him over $2,900,000.00 for his injuries which included a permanent nerve injury resulting in “drop foot.” The jury found that he was liable for 28% comparative negligence and thus reduced the amount of money he was awarded to over $2,100,000.00.


    Plaintiff was a passenger in a left-turning car. She sustained a closed head injury with cognitive deficits, memory loss, and blurred vision in her right eye when her vehicle was struck by a construction company pick-up truck.


    Plaintiff was a union worker who sustained an on-the-job injury, and after the injury could not continue in his line of work. Plaintiff sustained full rotator cuff tear involving all four tendons and requiring surgery. Plaintiff recovered money from his employer as well as a third party case against the commercial property owner.


    Plaintiff was shopping at Aldi when she tripped and fell on a pallet stacked high with paper towels. Plaintiff sustained broken hip requiring multiple surgeries and extensive hospital time.

    With over thirty years of experience in the Chicagoland area representing individuals and families, the Law Office of Kevin M. O’Brien is committed to continuing to provide dedicated, high-quality legal services to individuals across Illinois.