Practice Areas

Pipal & Berg offers a wide-range of legal and alternative dispute resolution services in the tort and commercial law. Specifically, these areas include:

Personal Injury

The firm has represented clients in significant personal injury and vehicular accident cases. Over the years, the personal injury practice, including wrongful death, has become the largest practice area at the firm. A list of representative cases and clients will be provided upon request.

Construction Law

Pipal & Berg, over the years has been involved in a significant number of cases involving serious job-site accidents, construction defect litigation, and breach of contract disputes. A list of representative cases and clients will be provided upon request.

Medical Malpractice

The firm has extensive experience in cases involving medical negligence, and legal malpractice. Several of these cases have involved multi-million dollar claims involving newborns, young and middle-aged adults and senior plaintiffs. One of the partners also has himself testified as an expert witness in a legal malpractice case. A list of representative cases and clients will be made available upon request.

Commercial Litigation

The firm has extensive experience representing small and large business with claims for money damages, claims for unpaid invoices, as well as breach of contract claims. A list of representative cases and clients will be made available upon request.

Employment law

The firm has extensive involvement in cases involving claims for work place discrimination and wrongful discharge. Faustin Pipal is an approved Mediator for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission where he mediates cases throughout Illinois. A list of representative cases and clients will be made available upon request.

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Not only does the firm successfully represent clients in mediations and arbitrations, but the partners also are frequently hired by their attorney peers to help settle their cases through the mediation process. Both Mr. Pipal and Mr. Berg also act as arbitrators on cases involving commercial disputes and underinsured and uninsured motorist coverage claims. The firm has had a long association with one of the premier ADR providers in the U.S., Resolute Systems, LLC.