The Law Offices of Deratany and Carden

Surgical Accident Attorneys at Law - Illinois

Since 2000, Deratany & Carden has been a leading advocate of the rights of people injured in surgical accidents.  Recently the team won a $23.3 million jury verdict for the parents of a child suffered from brain injury that derived from the failure of hospital employees to properly monitor fetal heart rate.  These dedicated and compassionate legal professionals are ready to turn these same skills to help you get the compensation you deserve from your surgical accident case.

Jay Paul Deratany

Jay Paul Deratany graduated from DePaul Law School in 1987, and by 1992 he opened up what would become Jay Paul Deratany & Associates.  His dedication to helping people victimized by medical malpractice, big business, and devastating accidents has followed him throughout his legal career, and his clients enjoy his personal touch and compassion that he brings to each case.  Mr. Deratany is a member of the Board of Advocates for the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the American Trial Lawyers Association.  He also belongs to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and is licensed in Florida, Northern Illinois District of the Illinois Supreme Court, the Trial Bar of the United States District Court, and the Seventh Circuit United States Court of Appeals.

Terrence S. Carden, III

Terry Carden completed his undergraduate education at Marquette University in 1987 and then graduated from Loyola University School of Law in 1990.  He spent two years defending clients accused of a variety of crimes, but in 1993 he resolved to help victims of medical malpractice and surgical accidents.  He left a successful law firm to strike out on his own, and in 2000 successfully persuaded the Illinois Supreme Court to unanimously reverse the decision of a lower court.  He joined with Jay Paul Deratany in 2001 to bring justice for people injured by surgical accidents, negligent hospitals, and careless medical professionals.

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205 West Wacker Drive, Ste 900
Chicago, Illinois 60606

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