At the 2016 Jury Verdict Reporter Trial Excellence Awards Ceremony, attorneys Gary R. Eiten and William P. Hintz of the law firm Herbolsheimer, Duncan, Eiten and Hintz, P.C., received awards for Outstanding Defense Verdict in an Automobile Case. Mr. Eiten and Mr. Hintz were recognized for their successful representation of the defendant in a Kendall County wrongful death case tried in May 2015, Vantreese v. Stewart Spreading, in which the plaintiff had sought 26 million dollars but was awarded only $220,240. The Jury Verdict Reporter is a division of Chicago-based Law Bulletin Publishing Company. The publication recognizes superior outcomes and record verdicts achieved by lawyers from both the plaintiff and defense bars throughout Illinois. The ceremony was held on October 19th at the Chicago Cultural Center.
Herbolsheimer, Duncan, Eiten and Hintz, P.C., is a LaSalle law firm with a history dating from 1909. Its attorneys have experience in handling all areas of litigation including personal injury, workers’ compensation, family law and property damage claims. The firm also has a strong transactional law practice, covering a variety of corporate, real estate, agricultural and commercial law, estate planning and probate matters.