Attorneys and Staff

Gerald Bekkerman, Partner

Gerald J. Bekkerman, founder of Bekkerman Law Offices, LLC, is a respected trial lawyer with a history of success representing plaintiffs in continue  reading...

Jennifer Bekkerman, Partner

Jennifer Bekkerman joined Bekkerman Law Offices, LLC after five years of practicing complex commercial litigation defense continue  reading...

Jon Rosenfeld, Of Counsel

Jonathan Rosenfeld is of-counsel at Bekkerman Law Offices. Mr. Rosenfeld has spent his entire legal career working to continue reading..

Jonathan Treshansky, Associate

Jonathan D. Treshansky is an associate attorney at Bekkerman Law Offices, where he began as a law clerk in 2011.  Jonathan graduated from continue reading...

Meghan McDonald, Associate

Meghan McDonald is an associate attorney at Bekkerman Law Offices. Meghan began as a law clerk in 2013 and was continue reading...

Jared Duke, Associate

Jared Duke dedicates his practice to advocating for individuals and families in all areas of personal injury, including continue reading...

Haig Himidian, Assoicate

Haig Himidian is an associate attorney at the Bekkerman Law Offices. He practices personal injury law in all areas including cases continue reading...

Maritza Salinas, Paralegal

Maritza joined the Bekkerman Law Offices team in August of 2015 as a paralegal. Maritza works closely with continue reading...

Tonia Lopez, Paralegal

Antonia Lopez joined Bekkerman Law Offices in 2013 as a paralegal. Antonia has over 20 years of experience in the legal field and is very adapt at continue reading...

Liz Sanchez, paralegal

Liz Sanchez joined the Bekkerman Law Offices team in December of 2015 as a paralegal. As a paralegal, she primarily works on continue reading...

Veronica Villarreal, Paralegal

Veronica Villarreal joined the Bekkerman Law Offices in July 2016 as a legal assistant bringing over 6 years of experience in continue reading...
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$4.5 million for two women who were seriously injured in rural Ohio by a driver driving a semi-truck for a national trucking company.The driver of the truck had a history of safety violations including DUI, failed drug test, and multiple speeding tickets and radar use violations, all while working for the carrier. Both women required prolonged hospitalization and surgeries to recover from their injuries and may require further medical treatment in the future. For more information click here.

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Firm News

November 2016
Bekkerman Law Offices is proud to announce that a $2,250,000.00 settlement has been reached in The Circuit Court of Cook County on behalf of a 46 year old man who sustained significant injuries to his right knee following a bicycle accident in June of 2014. The case was settled on the eve of trial by Gerald Bekkerman and Jennifer Bekkerman of Bekkerman Law Offices. The lawsuit stemmed from a bike crash on Damen and Chicago Avenue in which the Plaintiff, a 46 year old musician, was riding in a bike lane on his way to work. At the same time, an employee of a construction company, driving a company vehicle, a Honda Insight, made a left hand turn into the path of the cyclist, causing a collision. There were no witnesses to the occurrence. Plaintiff alleged he had the right of way on a green light and was riding in the bike lane. Defendant claimed he entered the intersection, stopped, waited for traffic to pass, and then as he was making a left turn, the cyclist came out of nowhere crashing into his car. Bekkerman Law Offices retained an accident reconstruction expert to support Plaintiff's version, and dis-prove the defendant driver's. The settlement amount takes into account the severity of the injuries, including right knee trauma, with fractures above and below the knee joint, and several surgeries to place and remove hardware. The settlement also compensates the Plaintiff and his family for the two year struggle he has had to overcome his injuries through several surgeries, dozens of therapy sessions, prolonged hospitalizations, and for his severe mental and physical pain and anguish.

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The service at Bekkerman Law Offices is phenomenal...Gerald never stopped fighting the two and a half years he worked on my case. He made sure I got treatment so I could get healthy and relieve the pain and financial burden that comes when you are injured. Gerald is caring, dedicated, compassionate, hardworking, and he never gives up...Gerald fought hard and won my case and now I get to be another one of his highly satisfied clients.

Corthenia D., former client

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