• Healthcare Liability Defense

    Healthcare Liability Defense

    For over thirty years, area hospitals and physicians have selected this Office to defend them in medical malpractice cases.
  • Healthcare Counseling

    Healthcare Counseling

    Because reasoned advice and well structured protocols avoid litigation, hospitals have turned to this firm’s litigators for counseling on a wide variety of legal issues.
  • General Business Litigation

    General Business Litigation

    Corporate clients have also tapped into the Office’s extensive trial experience to gain an “advocacy edge” in their business litigation. Those truly knowledgeable about litigation realize that true trial experience is becoming a lost art.
  • Meritorious Injury Claims

    Meritorious Injury Claims

    Our two primary strengths: 1) trial success and experience and 2) knowledge of the medicine, have been invaluable assets to our clients with meritorious injury claims in fields other than medical malpractice, such as vehicular accident, products liability and other personal injury.

COVID-19 Notice

We at FSC Legal are watching the developing situation with Covid-19 carefully. At this time we have elected to follow the recommendations of multiple international, federal, and state administrations/health organizations and our lawyers and staff are limiting time in the office by working remotely where possible. Please be advised that each of the courts in which we currently have active cases is postponing non-emergency civil matters and assigning new status dates without appearances. We will continue to keep you advised as to your case progress and are available by phone or email should you need to speak to us. We hope you all are staying safe and healthy.


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As a Firm that focuses on defending healthcare clients, in the past several weeks we have been getting more and more calls and emails from our clients seeking guidance with regard to best practices and rising concerns over professional negligence claims in light of the Covid-19 outbreak. This Memorandum is intended to provide healthcare practitioners.. read more →

Welcome to Faulkner Spears & Chudoba LLC

“We are trial attorneys who blend Chicago level credentials with Rockford practicality and value.”

– David Faulkner, Founding Partner of Faulkner Spears & Chudoba LLC


 

Contact Faulkner Spears & Chudoba LLC

308 W. State Street
Suite 115
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 963-8050
(815) 963-8057 (fax)
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Counties we serve in Illinois

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Because Northern Illinois practice can be very local in nature, we believe the resident status of our attorneys is a plus for our clients and we find that we have been well received in the various local courts in which we practice, which encompass the Illinois counties of:

  • Boone
  • Carroll
  • Cook
  • Dekalb
  • Henry
  • JoDaviess
  • Kane
  • LaSalle
  • Lee
  • McHenry
  • Ogle
  • Rock Island
  • Stephenson
  • Whiteside
  • Winnebago

Counties we serve in Wisconsin

Wisconsin counties that we serve highlighted

  • Green
  • Lafayette
  • Racine
  • Kenosha
  • Rock
  • Walworth
14 Jan 2014
January 14, 2014

$3 Million Jury Request Rebuffed

In March of 2013, Dave Faulkner obtained a not guilty verdict for a local gastroenterologist and his group. The patient, who experienced a colon perforation and colectomy following a follow-up colonoscopy, claimed that he had not been appropriately advised about the risks. He argued that he was never informed that, as an ulcerative colitis patient,.. read more →

On March 15, 2012, a jury returned a verdict on behalf of Rockford Memorial Hospital. Plaintiff claimed that the Hospital had failed to maintain the patient’s NPO status. The originally scheduled afternoon surgery was moved to the morning and the patient aspirated material upon induction of anesthesia. Lead trial counsel, David Faulkner and Brandi Chudoba,.. read more →

On October 15, 2010, Faulkner Law Firm obtained a jury verdict on behalf of a family practice physician in a hard fought two-week trial. Plaintiff alleged that the physician had failed to appreciate signs of a pulmonary embolus leading to the death of a 38-year-old employed, married father of two children (ages three and four). The.. read more →