Mark P. Standa, P.C. Attorney at Law
Mark P. Standa, P.C. Attorney at Law
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Lake Forest Office
250 E. Illinois Rd., Suite 200
Lake Forest, IL 60045
847-295-5544 (phone)
847-295-5454 (fax)




Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer

With over 28 years of trial/litigation experience, and 15 years of trial/litigation work in a large insurance defense law firm, trial attorney Mark P. Standa has handled hundreds of complex personal injury and wrongful death cases. While he is perhaps best known for his work in medical malpractice defense, products liability defense, and professional liability defense, Mark Standa also has tremendous proficiency and vast experience in vehicular liability cases, construction accident cases, and premises liability cases defending those sued and prosecuting cases as plaintiff's attorney for his clients.

Products Liability

In defense of product designers, manufacturers, suppliers and distributors, attorney Mark Standa's comprehensive litigation experience in scores of lawsuits encompasses the following products:

  • Amusement park rides
  • Blood and blood products
  • Conveyor belt system
  • Cranes and hoists
  • Furnaces / heaters
  • Hand tools / power tools
  • Medical devices
  • Medicines
  • Motorcycle wheels / hubs
  • Propane gas tanks
  • Punch presses
  • Saline solution (for IV infusion)
  • Seating products in both sports stadiums and vehicles
  • Stoves
  • Trenching/digging machines
  • Winches on boats

Products liability trial lawyer Mark Standa has extensively litigated all of plaintiffs' theories of recovery in warranty, negligence, and/or strict products liability for the alleged unreasonably dangerous condition of products and/or the alleged failure to warn of such danger. Whatever the widget and whatever the injury or property damage, Mark's vast experience in products liability litigation, coupled with his experience in medical malpractice litigation and other personal injury cases, serves as a broad and solid foundation for him to ably defend the accused in this field of law. In addition, Mark has developed a thriving practice as a plaintiff's products liability lawyer over the last 12 years.

Vehicular Liability

Mark P. Standa has had wide-ranging trial/litigation experience with vehicular accident cases, having represented over one hundred defendants, including:

  • Ambulance drivers
  • Bus companies
  • Bus drivers
  • Cab drivers
  • Car drivers
  • Medivan drivers
  • Police officers and municipalities in high-speed pursuit cases
  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies

What truly sets Mark Standa apart from other Chicago personal injury defense lawyers, however, is his extensive experience in medical malpractice and other personal injury defense litigation. The medical knowledge he has amassed from his work in such cases has applied well to all vehicle accidents cases, giving him a strong ability to identify and isolate the real injury, if any, and expose the feigned and trumped-up claims many plaintiffs try to sell. Thus, he has a proven ability to consistently drive down the settlement value as well as the arbitration, mediation, and jury awards in even the most challenging vehicular liability cases. Hence, for personal injury cases stemming from many varied causes, Mark has substantial experience in virtually all areas of human anatomy, especially brain injury claims and associated intangible psychological injury claims such as post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, etc. Also over the last 12 years, Mark has litigated various vehicle liability cases for injured plaintiffs earning substantial jury verdicts and settlements.

Construction Accidents

Attorney Mark P. Standa has managed and tried many cases concerning various construction accidents resulting in property damage and injuries to construction workers. He has defended premises owners, architects, engineers, general contractors, subcontractors of all tiers and of all kinds, including steel erection companies, demolition companies, and excavating companies. Mark handles these companies insurance coverage dispates arising out of such occurences.

Premises Liability

Premises liability attorney Mark Standa has extensive experience successfully defending individuals and businesses involved in various premises liability lawsuits. Mark has successfully defended construction site and building owners, home owners, factory/plant owners, oil refinery owners, and hotel/motel owners.

Contact an Experienced Attorney

If you or your company need an experienced personal injury attorney, contact The Law Offices of Mark P. Standa, P.C. today.