Attorney

Joseph Lloyd

Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Automobile & Trucking Accidents
  • Premises Liability (slip, trip and fall)
  • Federal Sec. 1983 Civil Rights Claims

Education

  • J.D., The John Marshall Law School, Chicago
  • B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Bar Admissions

  • State of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Joseph M. Lloyd is a trial attorney at Taxman, Pollock, Murray & Bekkerman. Joe specializes in personal injury claims of all types, including, medical malpractice, Nursing Home Care Act, automobile negligence, and slip/trip and falls. Joe has successfully taken cases to trial across Illinois, including, Cook, DuPage and Jackson Counties. Prior to joining Taxman, Pollock, Murray & Bekkerman Joe practiced as a plaintiff’s personal injury attorney at another prominent PI firm in Chicago where he obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients. Prior to that, Joe represented insurance companies, defending high profile and catastrophic injury claims – giving him a unique perspective in prosecuting claims on behalf of injured parties. Joe is a passionate advocate and takes personal interest in seeking justice for his clients.

Joe received his Juris Doctorate from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago and received his undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois, Champaign – Urbana.

Joe is licensed to practice in Illinois and the Federal Northern District of Illinois. Joe is a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.

Joe lives in Chicago with his wife, son and their dog. Outside of the office Joe enjoys spending time with his family at parks and markets across the city and rooting on his alma mater in football and basketball.

Representative Cases:

  • $1,000,000 for a woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury and developed acute onset fibromyalgia as a result of being struck by any automobile while riding a scooter.
  • $375,000 for a Nursing Home Care Act claim on behalf of a family who’s deceased husband and father suffered chronic knee wounds resulting in infection and the need for debridement procedures.
  • $275,000 for a Nursing Home Care Act claim on behalf of a sibling whose brother was left unattended while using the bathroom causing the resident to fall and suffer neurologic injury.
  • $275,000 for a low-speed accident (less than 5 mph) where the plaintiff was rear ended by a water tanker truck causing chronic headaches.
  • $245,000 for an individual that was struck by a golf cart, resulting in injuries to the ligaments of his knee – while working as a volunteer at a national golf tournament.
  • $200,000 Nursing Home Care Act Claim for a resident who was not provided proper interventions for her fall risk that resulted in a fractured hip.