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Brent R. Eames ('09) Helps Represent Client; Receives $2.25M Settlement

November 20, 2014

Brent R. EamesDeKalb, IL--Alumnus Brent R. Eames ('09) recently helped represent a client on a case that was featured in the November 17, 2014 edition of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.

The case involved Robert Montegna, an employee at a car dealership in Moline, IL. Montegna was seriously injured in a crash while taking a customer for a test drive in November 2008. He was represented in the case by Whiteside & Goldberg, Ltd., and Eames was one of the attorneys who worked on the case. Montegna received a $2.25 million settlement.

Eames is a trial attorney with Whiteside & Goldberg in their Chicago office. His practice focuses on all areas of plaintiff’s personal injury and petitioner's workers’ compensation litigation. He is the current President of the NIU Law Alumni Council. In addition, Eames has been named a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers magazine and is a life member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.


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Melody Mitchell
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