Dennis A. VanDerGinst
VanDerGinst Law, P.C.
Personal Injury Attorney
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Contingency
  • Admiralty and Maritime
  • Asbestos-Mesothelioma
  • Auto Accident
  • Birth Injuries
  • Boating Accidents
  • Brain Injury
  • Burn Injury
  • Bus Accidents
  • Class Actions
  • Construction Accidents
  • Cruise Ship Accidents/Injuries
  • Defective Drugs
  • Defective Hip Implants
  • Defective Machinery
  • Defective Medical Devices
  • Defective Motor Vehicles
  • Defective Toys
  • Dog Bite/Animal Bite/Attacks
  • Emergency Room Errors
  • Environmental Torts
  • Failure to Diagnose (Cancer/Stroke/Heart Attack/Meningitis)
  • Jet Ski Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mesothelioma
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Snowmobile Accidents
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Surgical Errors
  • Talcum Powder
  • Theme Park Accidents
  • Train Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Tylenol
  • Workers Compensation
  • Wrongful Death
Lawyer Addresses
State Address 1 Address 2 City Zipcode
Illinois 4950 38th Ave, Moline IL 1030 Mt vernon Rd SE Cedar Rapids, IA Moline 61265
Work Experience
Position From To
CEO/President/Attorney 2004 present
University(ies)/Colleges Attended
University Name Degree Majors Year
Northern Illinois University B.A. History 1985
Law Schools
Law School Name Degree Year
Depaul University-College of Law Juris Doctorate 1989
Jurisdictions admitted to practice
State License status Year acquired
Illinois Active and in good standing 1989
Iowa Active and in good standing 1992
United States District Court for Northern District of Illinois Active and in good standing 1989
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Federal Circuit Active and in good standing 1990
United States District Court for Central District of Illinois Active and in good standing 1992
United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa Active and in good standing 2017
Military Service: No
Professional Association Memberships
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Iowa Association for Justice
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Cook County Bar Association
  • Rock Island County Bar Association
  • Brain Injury Association
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
  • Pound Civil Justice Institute
  • Academy of Trial Professionals
  • National Crime Victim Bar Association
  • Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
Board Certifications
Certification Name Granting Organization Year
Certified Arbitrator Rock Island County Bar Association 2000
Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Now AAJ) Bates: Then and Now 2002
Speaking Engagements
Presentation Name Conference Date
: Risk Management and the Legal System St. Ambrose University, Physical Therapy Program 1999
Practice in Conjunction with the Legal System St. Ambrose University, Physical Therapy Program 2009
AIDS Confidentiality Issues and Recent Tort Reform Legislation Moline Orthopedic Associates 1995
Anatomy of a Mass Tort Illinois Trial Lawyers Association 2016
Trial Preparation: The Expensive & Inexpensive Way Scott County Bar Asociation 2000
Liability Insulation for Treatment Providers St. Ambrose University, Physical Therapy Program 2010
How to Effectively Treat/Serve Patients and Still Insulate the Practitioner from Liability Exposure St. Ambrose University, Occupational Therapy Program 1995
How to be Effective and Be Insulated Against Liability St. Ambrose University, Occupational Therapy Program 2017
Legal Services via the Internet Trial Lawyers Marketing Roundtable 2002
Dealing with Patient Confidences St. Ambrose University, Physical Therapy Program 2011
Medical Malpractice in the OR and Insurance for OR and Recovery Room Nurses – Association of Operating Room Nurses 1996
Monetary Compensation for Victims of Crime National Crime Victim Bar Association 2017
People Over Profits Mass Torts Made Perfect 2003
Ask the Expert WOC Radio- Ongoing -
Dealing with the Legal System St. Ambrose University, Physical Therapy Program 2012
How to Effectively Treat/Serve Patients and Still Insulate the Practitioner from Liability Exposure St. Ambrose University, Physical Therapy Program 1996
Insurance Considerations for OR and Recovery Room Nurses Association of Operating Room Nurses 2017
Public Relations and Community Events Trial Lawyers Marketing Roundtable 2003
Ask a Lawyer Anything B-100 Radio-Ongoing -
Trial Preparation: Expensive or Inexpensive? Iowa Association for Justice 2013
Overview of Tort Law United Township High School 1996
Medical Malpractice in the OR AM 600 WMT-Ongoing 2018
How to Avoid Malpractice Quad Cities Chiropractic Consortium 2004
Lawyer Talk with Dennis VanDerGinst AM 600 WMT-Ongoing -
Mass Tort Litigation M&L Management Conference 2013
Litigation, Insurance Claims and How to Avoid Malpractice St. Ambrose University, Occupational Therapy Program 1996
- Insulating Yourself From Malpractice and Other Liability Exposure Illinois Prairie State Chiropractic Association 2019
Disc Decompression Quad Cities Chiropractic Consortium 2006
Ask an Attorney WQAD Television (ABC affiliate) -
People Over Profits Mass Torts Made Perfect 2014
Practicing in Conjunction with the Legal System St. Ambrose University, Physical Therapy Program 1997
The Whole Truth? Experts, Evidence, and the Blindfolding of the Jury. Pound Civil Justice Institute 2006
Torts and Insurance Law Black Hawk College-Adjunct Professor 1993-1996 -
Recent Tort Reform Legislation Orthopedic Surgeons CME 2015
Tort Law and the Legal System United Township High School 1997
Peanut Butter/Salmonella Litigation, Agricultural Nuisance Professionally Speaking 2007
Discussion Panel for Iowa Lawyers University of Iowa, Pre-Law Society 1994
Current Issues in Professional Responsibility Illinois Trial Lawyers Association 2015
: Risk Management and the Legal System St. Ambrose University, Physical Therapy Program 1998
Mass Tort Litigation Scott County Bar Association 2007
Discussion Panel for Iowa Lawyers University of Iowa, Pre-Law Society 1995
AIDS Confidentiality Issues Orthopedic Surgeons CME 2016
Tort Law and Contract Law United Township High School 1998
Risk Management and the Legal System St. Ambrose University, Physical Therapy Program 2008
Dealing with the Legal System St. Ambrose University, Physical Therapy Program 1995
Litigation, Insurance Claims and How to Avoid Malpractice St. Ambrose University, Occupational Therapy Program 2016
Awards and Credentials
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers (Illinois)
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • BBB Accredited Business
  • Best Law Firms
  • Law Dragon
  • America’s Elite Trial Lawyers
  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • AV Rating
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