Jason M. Kroot
Chicago trial attorney Jason M. Kroot, founder of Kroot Law, LLC, has successfully represented plaintiffs in medical malpractice, personal injury, and wrongful death cases for over a decade.
After graduating from the University of Texas at Austin, Mr. Kroot began his legal career as a law clerk for prominent plaintiff’s trial lawyer, Herbert F. Stride. While earning his law degree at Chicago-Kent College of Law, he participated as a member of the school’s successful National ATLA Trial Team. After graduation in 1999, Mr. Kroot joined the prestigious law firm of Sussman, Selig, and Ross where he has served as lead counsel on over one hundred medical malpractice, personal injury, and wrongful death cases.
Successful Chicago Trial Lawyer
In 2001, Mr. Kroot and his co-counsel obtained a $16.3 million verdict in a medical malpractice case, a record verdict of its type in the Circuit Court of Cook County. In 2003, Mr. Kroot achieved national recognition when he became one of the youngest members ever chosen in Who’s Who In American Law. Since then, Mr. Kroot has continued to distinguish himself as one of the outstanding trial lawyers in the City of Chicago, which includes a 98% success rate.
In 2006, Mr. Kroot was invited to be an assistant coach for the Chicago-Kent National ATLA Trial Team. That same year, he was appointed Co-Chair of the Chicago Bar Association YLS Trial Techniques Committee, where he organized and moderated seminars every year on trial techniques for lawyers throughout the Chicagoland area.
High Profile Lawsuits
Over the years, Mr. Kroot has been intrusted to handle numerous high profile lawsuits in Illinois. Among the cases Mr. Kroot has prosecuted include:
- The Briar Place Elopement Case---involving an Alzheimer's patient who wondered out of a nursing home and died from exposure days later, despite wearing an electronic bracelet which triggered an alarm inside the home.
- The Wrigleyville Fire Case---involving a homeless woman, Mary Smith, who was allowed to enter the front door of Wrigleyville apartment complex and start a fire in the lobby killing four people.
- The Riveredge Hospital Rape Case---involving a psychiatric patient who reported to hospital staff he was sexually assaulted by a patient (with a known history of sexual violence) and then, hours later, was sexually assaulted again by the same patient in the hospital.
Most recently, Mr. Kroot has been entrusted to handle the Edison School Peanut Allergy case. This case involves a 13 year-old girl, with a known peanut allergy, who died from a fatal reaction to peanuts after her school ordered in food from a Chinese restaurant that contained peanut product. This case is still pending.
Kroot Law, LLC, concentrates on serious medical malpractice, personal injury, and wrongful death cases within Illinois. We are distinguished by our ability to deliver exceptional results and uncommon personal service.
To speak with Mr. Kroot about a potential case, please feel free to contact Kroot Law, LLC, at (312) 543-0030 or by e-mail.