Personal injury lawyer Bridget Duignan grew up on the south side of Chicago. Her desire to help others led her to join the legal profession. Prior to joining Latherow & Duignan Law Office, Ms. Duignan served as assistant counsel to the Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives. Ms. Duignan analyzed proposed legislation and served as the Parliamentarian to the State Government and Insurance Committees. Upon entering private law practice, Ms. Duignan worked as a defense attorney in workers compensation and employment law. She gained valuable experience there, seeing injury claims from a defense perspective and seeing the ways big corporations make litigation difficult for injured and maligned individuals. Ms. Duignan uses this knowledge to help those injured because of others’ negligence.