Attorney

Andrea Ramirez

Andrea Ramirez is an Associate Attorney at Taxman, Pollock, Murray & Bekkerman, LLC. She concentrates her practice in the areas of long-term care, wrongful death, and medical malpractice. Prior to joining Taxman, Pollock, Murray & Bekkerman, Andrea handled long-term care and medical malpractice matters at a prominent Chicago plaintiff firm where she obtained notable settlements on behalf of victims and their families. She has also worked at a prominent Chicago defense firm as well as The Office of the Cook County Public Defender where she obtained two not guilty verdicts as a law student with her Rule 711 license.

Andrea is active in the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois as a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee. She is also a member of the Hispanic Lawyer’s Association of Illinois, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and a committee member of the Diversity Scholarship Foundation.

Andrea attended the University of Illinois at Chicago and graduated in 2013 with her Bachelor’s in Political Science. She then went on to obtain her Juris Doctorate from The John Marshall Law school. While in law school, Andrea was the Vice President of the Latino Law Student Association and collaborated on a law review article focusing on the intersection of the education system and criminal courts in post-Katrina New Orleans.

Andrea grew up in the northwest suburbs of Chicago and is proficient in Spanish.

Results

  • $1,500,000 – A group home (CILA) settlement for a 31-year-old who was physically assaulted on multiple occasions. The last assault resulted in a very tragic and foreseeable event where the individual sustained traumatic brain injuries resulting in death.
  • $425,000 – settlement recovered from a nursing home on behalf of the family of an 85-year-old woman who suffered a fall that fractured her left femur and caused her death.
  • $400,000- settlement recovered from a hospital rehabilitation facility on behalf of a 74-year-old disabled individual who developed a pressure ulcer that became infected and required multiple surgical debridement procedures.
  • $390,000- settlement recovered from a McHenry County nursing home for an 89-year-old woman who suffered a fall that caused her death.
  • $350,000- settlement recovered from a nursing home for a 51-year-old individual who entered the facility for rehabilitative purposes, but soon thereafter developed five pressure ulcers that required debridement. This individual also suffered severe injuries due to eight unwitnessed falls.
  • $350,000- assisted living settlement recovered on behalf of the family of a 90-year-old woman who suffered severe injuries as a result of numerous falls that ultimately lead to her death