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Moch and Chancellor Secure Favorable Defense Verdict

HeplerBroom attorney Eric Moch HeplerBroom attorney Ryan Chancellor
Eric Moch Ryan Chancellor

A Cook County Law Division jury returned a significantly reduced award to a plaintiff in a personal injury case. The plaintiff and defendant were involved in an automobile accident. Plaintiff, who had alleged a torn rotator cuff and herniated discs, had asked for $85,000 in damages. After deliberating for 40 minutes, the jury returned an award of under $5,000. HeplerBroom’s Eric Moch and Ryan Chancellor represented the defense.

Moch, a partner in the firm’s Chicago office, focuses his practice on organized insurance fraud as well as first- and third-party coverage and bad faith defense. He has been named to the lists of Illinois Super Lawyers and Illinois Leading Lawyers, is a former member of the Board of Directors of the National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators, and is a Past President of the Society’s Illinois chapter. Moch is a regular columnist for SIU Today (IASIU’s professional journal).

Chancellor, a first-year associate in the firm’s Chicago office, concentrates his practice on the defense of civil litigation matters, including insurance coverage, commercial general liability coverage, premises liability, construction, and risk transfer. He is 2021 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law and also holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

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