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About John C. Coyne

John C. Coyne is a highly experienced trial attorney who has represented clients in serious injury and wrongful death cases across the United States, including Illinois, New York (all five boroughs of New York City, Long Island and Westchester County), New Jersey, Florida, Ohio, New Mexico, Indiana, Wisconsin and Arizona. His many cases tried to a jury range in diversity from wrongful death, products liability, medical malpractice, criminal, and trucking/transportation to premises liability, employment/professional liability, intentional tort, traumatic brain injury, automobile and civil rights.

Since beginning his career as a trial lawyer as a criminal prosecutor in Chicago, John has focused on perfecting his ability to represent clients in the courtroom. On the plaintiff’s side, he has been co-trial counsel in cases, where there was zero offer or a negligible offer to settle, tried to verdicts of well over a million dollars – leading to his recognition as a Top Legal Achiever. John practiced for several years with the established and highly-respected Chicago personal injury firm of Motherway & Napleton. On the defense side, John was elected partner with a 120-attorney top-trial firm after only three years of civil experience. He was also selected to represent a Fortune 500 company in its catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases throughout the United States. In addition to his state and federal court trial experience, John has represented clients on the appellate level and presented oral argument before courts of appeals numerous times. He is licensed in Illinois, New York, Arizona and Ohio, as well as the federal district courts in Chicago, New York City (both the Southern and Eastern districts), Cleveland, Hammond, IN and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Prior to beginning his career as a trial lawyer, John taught Logic and Philosophy on the college level for several years. He has also offered his legal services to four-legged clients, by volunteering on behalf of numerous animal welfare organizations, including the Humane Society of the United States. Prior to starting law school, John’s competitive spirit manifested itself in the boxing ring, where he won the Golden Gloves boxing tournament in the heavyweight division.


Contact a Chicago personal injury lawyer today to schedule a free case evaluation

People who are injured by the negligence of others are often legally entitled to compensation for their losses. Among the types of damages available in many Illinois personal injury cases are those for medical expenses, lost income, loss of future earning potential, property damage, and loss of enjoyment of life, among others. The Chicago personal injury attorneys of Salvato, O’Toole & Froylan have been helping victims of preventable accidents recover for their injuries since 2010 and have recovered multiple settlements in excess of one million dollars on behalf of their clients. We use a contingency fee arrangement in our representation of all of our personal injury clients, meaning that we do not collect any legal fees unless we successfully recover on your behalf. To schedule a free consultation with one of our attorneys, please call our office today at 312-583-9500.


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