Lawyers Specializing in Wrongful Death, General Negligence and Overdose Cases Open Chicago Firm as Opioid Crisis Reaches Epidemic Proportions

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Attorneys John Larson and James Magazine Announce Law Firm to Help Families of Victims Who Died from Prescription Painkiller Overdoses

CHICAGO, Mar. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Renowned personal injury trial attorneys John Larson

and James Magazine today announce the opening of their Chicago-based firm, Larson-Magazine, to specialize in helping families of people who died from opioid overdoses.

Opioid attorneys Larson and Magazine review cases where the doctor or pharmacist deviated from the medical standard of care to hold them legally accountable for the addiction and wrongful death.

"As the opioid epidemic reaches a state of crisis in the United States, we have chosen Chicago as the epicenter for our practice, as we right the wrongs for families affected by drug overdoses," said Magazine. "Our mission is to help as many families as we can. No one should have to deal with the loss of their loved ones from negligence."

According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 700,000 people died from a drug overdose from 1999 to 2017. On average, 130 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose.

Larson-Magazine focuses on litigating these specialized cases. The CDC estimates:

  • Around 68% of the more than 70,200 drug overdose deaths in 2017 involved an opioid.
  • In 2017, the number of overdose deaths involving opioids (including prescription opioids and illegal opioids like heroin and illicitly manufactured fentanyl) was 6 times higher than in 1999.

Bringing over 40 years of business and legal experience to the table, Larson and Magazine have found success by never turning down a challenge. Larson's original Chicago-area based law firm was founded with a simple belief: "Every case is winnable."

"Jim and I are confident we can bring justice to the families who have lost loved ones from being prescribed prescription painkillers that led to these wrongful deaths," Larson said. "We are committed to making sure these families are being served so that someone is held accountable for the deaths of their loved ones."

For more information, contact Larson | Magazine at 1-833-OD-DRUGS (1-833-633-7847), visit ODDRUGS.com or email Jim Magazine at jim(at)larsonmagazine(dot)com. The firm is located at: 155 North Wacker Drive Suite 4250 Chicago, IL 60606

About John Larson

John Larson is founder of Larson Law Group LLC and has offices in LaGrange and Chicago, Illinois. In addition to drug overdose cases, Larson practices personal injury, workers' compensation, wrongful death, nursing home abuse and commercial litigation. Larson has successfully represented clients in the states of Illinois, California* and Indiana.*He is a member of the American Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association and DuPage County Bar Association. He earned his Juris Doctor at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Ill., and is admitted to the bar of the State of Illinois.

Larson is what some call a "hybrid" attorney, a strong negotiator and a tactful litigator, confident in his abilities to try a case to its final successive verdict or quarterback a transaction to its final signature. With a background in building businesses from the ground up, Larson started his own law firm with that same determination and grit. He founded Larson Law Group as well as Larson Magazine to take on even the most difficult of cases in personal injury, nursing home abuse, wrongful death, and commercial and civilized litigation. Most notably, Larson was Rated the 2017 and 2018 10 best law firms for "exceptional and outstanding client service" and was recently selected as a 2019 "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers.

About James (Jim) L. Magazine

Jim Magazine has been licensed to practice law in the State of Florida since 1990. He has a national practice. He is admitted to practice before the United States Middle and Southern District Courts in Florida, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Magazine is a board member of the Florida Justice Association with nearly 30 of personal injury litigation experience. Magazine is a Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer and National Board of Trial Advocacy Civil Trial Lawyer. He specializes in personal injury, wrongful death and insurance bad faith claims nationwide and is a member of one of the national opiate teams helping fight the epidemic against the manufacturers, distributors and pharmacies.

As a Martindale Hubbell AV Rated attorney, he is often called upon by his peers to litigate claims because of his experience inside the courtroom. Magazine has served on the FJA Board of Directors since 2010. He is a member of the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Distinguished Counsel, Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers, Clearwater Bar Association, West Pasco Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Board of Regents 2014 and 2015 Litigator Award recipient, and 2010 – 2019 named Florida Super Lawyer. He was also selected in Trends Legal Elite and recognized as one of the TOP 100 Trial Lawyers in the State of Florida.

 

SOURCE Larson Magazine



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