• 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.

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

6832 Stalter Drive
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 963-8050
(815) 963-8057 (fax)
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Counties we serve in Illinois

illinois counties
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 →