Kevin B. Apter

Kevin B Apter is an experienced personal injury trial lawyer

Partner at Lipkin & Apter in Chicago, IL
(312) 624-9342

Kevin B. Apter is an experienced personal injury trial lawyer in Chicago, Illinois who takes pride in the relationships he fosters with his clients and the results he achieves on their behalf. Kevin has secured verdicts and settlements in excess of $25 million for his personal injury clients since the beginning of his career. Among Kevin's accomplishments:

  • A 28 year old CTA driver tore the labrum in his shoulder as a result of a low speed crash with a car.  The injury required surgery, 6 1/2 months lost time from work, and disability in use of his shoulder. TRIAL VERDICT: $396,000 (jury returned exact amount asked for).
  • A 34 year old airline baggage handler struck by a tractor driven by an employee of a rival airline, resulting in the complete replacement of both knees and loss of his ability to work in any form of physical labor: $2.5 million
  • A 51 year old truck driver who claimed that a big box retailer's employee lowered a loading dock door onto his head and shoulder, causing a torn rotator cuff and neck injuries and resulting in arthroscopic and cervical fusion surgeries and 2 years off of work. Defendant claimed truck driver stood up into the partially raised loading dock door. Worker's compensation settlement for $120,000 plus bodily injury trial verdict: $337, 000
  • A 28 year old mother fell while descending the wet and dangerous stairwell at her apartment while holding the hand of her 2 year old son-stairs wet due to a roof leak that was several days old-resulting in a fracture of her lower leg and the need for surgery and several weeks off of work-Binding arbitration verdict: $133,000
  • A 33 year old single female condo resident who fell while trying to navigate through the icy parking lot maintained negligently by her condominium association employees resulting in a fracture of her lower leg and the need for surgery: $115,000
  • A 59 year old woman rear-ended by a commercial dump truck, resulting in aggravation of a prior arthritic knee condition and the possible need for knee replacement surgery in the near future: $237,500
  • A 55 year old employee of a major airline working at O'Hare Airport knocked down due to the negligent operation of a baggage cart by an employee of a rival airline: $105,000
  • Certified speaker for National Distracted Driver Awareness Project

Kevin was born and raised in Chicago and lives here with his wife, Stacy, and his three children.


University of Illinois, 1990

Law School: 
University of Illinois, 1990

University of Illinois, cum laude 1987