Personal Injury LawyersChicago, St. Louis, Edwardsville, IL

Tor Hoerman


Attorney / Owner

Edwardsville, IL


Biography

Tor Hoerman is a nationally recognized lawyer dedicated to helping those who suffered an injury or loss as the result of corporate or individual misconduct. Recognized as a leader in the industry by Courts and colleagues alike, he has been very active in numerous Mass Torts, with tremendous results and success. Over the course of his career, Tor has been actively involved in various complex litigations, including acting as lead counsel and serving on steering committees, including:

  • Pradaxa (Dabigatran Etexilate) Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2385 – Appointed by Judge Herndon as national lead counsel in the MDL. After protracted litigation successfully negotiated a $650 million settlement.
  • Actos Related Cases, MDL Case No. 11 L 10011, Et. Al. – Appointed by Judge Dooling as lead counsel in Cook County consolidated docket (over 4400 cases). After protracted litigation, he was one of four lead negotiators (along with Pete Flowers, Mark Lanier, and Andy Birchfield) on a $2.4 billion settlement.
  • Incretin Mimetics Products Liability Litigation, MDL Case No. 13MD2452 AJB (MDD) – Appointed as lead counsel by Judge Battaglia in the MDL. The case is pending.
  • OxyContin – Represented thousands of “accidental addicts”. After protracted litigation, he negotiated a large settlement and assisted the DOJ in obtaining guilty pleas by corporate representatives.
  • Zelnorm Litigation., Case No. 280 – Appointed lead counsel in NJ state court consolidation, took the major depositions and negotiated a confidential settlement.
  • Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents Litigation Case No. 279 and Products Liability Litigation MDL No. 1909 – Appointed by Judge Polster as both the state and federal liaison and lead counsel in the Cook County consolidated docket. He negotiated large, confidential, individual settlements.

Tor’s excellent reputation in the legal industry is shaped by his dedication to others and the number of successful cases that have followed. He has been recognized by his peers as one of the top 100 lawyers in the State of Illinois every year since 2012. He is on the Board of Governors of the Illinois Trial Lawyer and active as an executive board member of the Mass Torts Trial Lawyer Association. Tor was also selected as a Top 25 Distinguished Alumni from his alma mater, Chicago-Kent School of Law.

As an empathetic and compassionate advocate for those who have been injured or killed as a result of the negligence of another, Tor has taken on some of the world’s largest and most profitable corporations to achieve justice simply because he believes corporations should be held accountable for their actions when they choose to put profits before people.

Tor earned his undergraduate degree from DePauw University and graduated from Chicago-Kent School of Law. After gaining considerable experience in the legal industry, Tor founded TorHoerman Law in 2009, which just celebrated its 10th anniversary. Presently, there are more than 20 employees spanning three cities, all working towards the goal of helping those who have been wronged.

 

Personal Bio

Personally, Tor is the proud father of Casey, Kirsten and Quinn, and husband of Jessica. He tries to stay active including still playing baseball.

 

*Please note that recovery results vary per client.  The recovery amounts in each case reflect the specific facts of that case.  Further, the recovery amount in past cases is not a guarantee of future results. 

Tor

Bar and Court Admissions

  • The State of Illinois
  • The State of Missouri
  • Northern District of Illinois
  • Southern District of Illinois
  • Central District of California

Education

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, IL, J.D.; Honors: Academic Achievement Scholarship; Honors: Dean's List; Honors: Selected for National Trial Advocacy Competition
  • DePauw University, Greencastle, IN, B.A.; Major: Political Science; Captain of Varsity Baseball

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Managers
  • Madison County Bar Association
  • The Injury Board
  • Mass Torts Trial Lawyers Association, Executive Board Member

Awards and Recognitions

  • Named "Top 100" in Illinois – SuperLawyers 2012-2019
  • Named "Top 100 Lawyers" by the National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Named Top 5% of Illinois Lawyers – SuperLawyers 2012-2017
  • Selected as a Top 25 Distinguished Alumni from Chicago-Kent School of Law

Professional Speaking and Writing Engagements