Brion Doherty’s practice is focused on trials involving serious injury and wrongful death. He handles cases stemming from auto, truck, and bus accidents, medical negligence, unsafe property conditions, construction injuries, and dangerous products.
Brion has obtained numerous favorable jury verdicts and settlements for his clients over the years. Brion recently obtained a confidential $1.65 million settlement stemming from a fatal automobile accident. Brion and Bob Napleton obtained a $4.7 million dollar verdict for the adult children of a man that was killed in a rear end auto collision in which the defendants denied they were responsible for the person driving the at-fault vehicle. He helped obtain a verdict of $1.3 million verdict for a client that suffered serious back injuries due to unsafe property conditions at a service station. Brion helped obtain a $2.25 million settlement for a woman killed after being hit by a car in a parking garage. Brion helped obtain a $1.35 million settlement involving the death of a woman hit by a doctor driving to work. Brion helped obtain a $1.375 million settlement in a medical negligence claim where doctors in a local hospital failed to diagnose a cervical spine fracture following a vehicle accident.
In addition to his legal work, Brion is active in several local and national lawyers’ groups. He is on the Tort Law Section of the Illinois State Bar Association, a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, serves on the Board of Directors for Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, and is the former chair of the Chicago Bar Foundation’s Young Professional’s Board and the Chicago Bar Association’s Tort Litigation Committee.
Brion has been named a “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers and a “Leading Lawyer” by Leading Lawyers Magazine. He has been a columnist for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, a prominent legal newspaper in Chicago, since 2012.
Brion obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and his law degree from DePaul University College of Law.