People for Justice
THL is a leader in litigation against the largest drug, medical device and toxic chemical companies – serving clients in 50 states. The thirty lawyers and staff at THL have combined their years of experience to recover more than $300 million in verdicts and settlements* for people injured when companies choose to put profits ahead of safety. We have proudly taken leadership roles in many national litigation efforts including those against the manufacturers of Pradaxa, Actos, Incretins Mimetics, Transvaginal Mesh, Gadolinium, Zelnorm, Zyprexa, Yaz, Oxycontin, Bextra, Vioxx, HRT and other litigations.
The best lawyers can only achieve great results when they surround themselves with great people. At the heart of TorHoerman Law LLC, is our veteran staff of investigators, medical staff, secretaries, paralegals and case support personnel who are skilled at providing the exceptional personal attention that each individual client deserves.
We succeed because we consider everyday to be an opportunity to do something to help our clients - everyday people that leave their pursuit for justice in our hands.
Tor A. Hoerman
Over the last several years, Tor Hoerman has helped recover verdicts and settlements totaling nearly $200 million on behalf of thousands of clients in cases involving Gadolinium, OxyContin, Zyprexa, Bextra, Vioxx and Medtronic heart devices.
Eric M. Terry
Attorney Eric Terry is part of our pharmaceutical litigation team, where he has led both litigation and trial teams through two national pharmaceutical settlements, recovering millions of dollars on behalf of thousands of our clients.
Steven D. Davis
Steven Davis represents people injured by the wrongful acts of pharmaceutical companies in the development and marketing of dangerous drugs and medical devices. He currently represents individuals suffering serious side injuries caused by use of prescription medications such as Zelnorm and hormone replacement therapy, as well as individuals harmed by defective medical devices manufactured by Boston Scientific (Guidant) and Medtronic.
Jacob W. Plattenberger
Jacob W. Plattenberger anchors our Chicago office where he leads trial teams in nationwide, complex drug and medical device litigation. Jake also maintains a personal injury practice, representing people and their families who have been victims of catastrophic auto and truck accidents, defective products, maritime accidents, premises liability and medical negligence.
Jessica Paluch Hoerman
Jessie began her legal career as a tax attorney at Deloitte in Chicago and joins TorHoerman Law after a satisfying nine year career as a stay-at-home mom. In her role as Marketing Director at THL, Jessie is able to utilize both her law degree and her creative side and is thrilled to advocate for people lacking a voice when harmed by large corporations.
Chad focuses on Products Liability, False Claims Act claims and especially Qui Tam and Whistleblower lawsuits. He returns to TorHoerman Law after an externship with the Office of General Counsel, Health and Human Services, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Division in Washington D.C.
Kenneth Brennan, Of Counsel
Kenneth Brennan is an accomplished trial lawyer with over 15 years of experience in courtrooms throughout the United States. Ken's extensive experience on both sides of the courtroom have given him the broad range of practical knowledge and understanding required to address the complex technical and legal issues that arise in mass tort litigations.
*Please note that recovery results vary per client. The recovery amounts in each case reflect the specifics of that case. Further, recovery amounts in past cases are not a guarantee of future results.