Timothy M. Whiting
Founding + Managing Partner
Timothy M. Whiting is a board-certified truck accident* and personal injury attorney. Together with the team at his firm, Tim fights hard for the full measure of justice for his clients’ harms and losses caused by the negligent conduct of others. He cares about the hardship his clients endure and works hard to reduce the stress of seeking justice – so clients can focus on their health and their families.
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School, Tim is licensed to practice in both Illinois and Wisconsin. He has won cases against large corporations, trucking companies, construction companies, hospitals, doctors, and more for their harmful negligence.
As a truck accident and personal injury lawyer, Tim has represented victims of trucking accidents, auto accidents, construction accidents, medical malpractice and serious personal injury cases across the country, winning jury verdicts and settlements in over 10 counties across four states.
Board Certified Truck Accident Attorney
As a practicing attorney licensed in both Illinois and Wisconsin, Tim Whiting has received Board Certification in Truck Accident Law from The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA). To qualify for this prestigious certification, Mr. Whiting was required to demonstrate extensive legal experience truck accident law, as well and meet rigorous objective quality standards as required by the NTBA.
Trucking Accident Success
Focused primarily on truck accident litigation, Tim has extensive experience and success in pursuing justice for people injured or killed in trucking accidents. He has a proven track record of holding trucking companies, truck drivers and others in the transportation chain accountable for the death, damages and harm caused by their lack of concern for safety.
To further his own understanding of truck accidents, Tim trained for and obtained a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), which means that Tim has driven and is legally qualified to drive the big 18-wheeler trucks.
Co-Counsel on Trucking Cases Across the Country
In light of his success in litigating truck cases, Tim is regularly sought out by other lawyers around the United States to either co-counsel or consult on their respective clients’ trucking cases. He has advised on cases in a number of different states through the USA. (To learn more about co-counseling with Tim and Whiting Law Group, please visit the Co-Counsel with a Truck Accident Attorney page.)
Successful Results: Winning Verdicts and Settlements
The following are a small selection of Tim’s notable truck accident and auto accident case results:
A more comprehensive list of Tim’s courtroom success is available in the Results section of this website.
Awards and Accolades
As a result of his accomplishments in representing victims of truck accidents and serious personal injury, Tim has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Illinois by the National Trial Lawyers Association since 2008.
In 2015, he was named a Leading Lawyer for Personal Injury Law, an honor earned by fewer than 5% of attorneys in Illinois. Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, a top legal publication rating lawyer’s abilities, ranked Tim AV Preeminent, the highest rating a lawyer can receive for Legal Ability and Success in personal injury. (AV Preeminent is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.)
In 2017, Tim was named to the Trucking Trial Lawyers Association – Top 10 by The National Trial Lawyers, in recognition for his work successfully protecting the rights of those injured or killed in truck crashes.
Previously, Tim had been named by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company as one of the Top 40 Lawyers Under Age 40 in Illinois. Tim’s success has also been recognized in various additional legal magazines.
Board Membership of Legal Organizations
Due to his skills and success in handling trucking cases, Tim has been appointed to the Board of Regents for the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys (ATAA). The ATAA is a trucking organization comprised of the top trucking accident attorneys from around the country. The purpose of the ATAA is to promote training and education to as to increase expertise in handling and winning trucking crashes. Additionally, the ATAA works to support the passing and enactment of safety legislation to promote safer roads for our communities.
Legal Associations and Involvement
Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois
Hispanic National Bar Association
Illinois State bar Association
State Bar of Wisconsin
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Nominated to Executive Board of American Association for Justice Trucking Litigation Group as the Special Projects Committee Vice Chair
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Charitable and Volunteer Activities
Tim serves on the Board of Catholic Charities and its Legal Advisory Committee.
He is also active in the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois by fundraising and raising awareness about kidney disease and live kidney donation.
Committed to his local community, Tim personally supports a number of local organizations and efforts to support the homeless and underprivileged people of Chicago.
* The Supreme Court of Illinois does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law and that the certificate, award or recognition is not a requirement to practice law in Illinois.
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