Our Firm


Together the three partners of Beutel Hurst Boleky LLC have nearly seven decades of experience working both in and out of Chicago area courtrooms, as well as courtrooms throughout the state and country, with clients of all backgrounds and ages, and in all types of matters in which individuals and families have suffered serious injury or the loss of a loved one due to the negligence or fault of others. The partners of Beutel Hurst Boleky LLC have obtained millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for injured people over their extensive careers as civil litigators. In particular, the firm has broad experience in handling medical malpractice actions, emphasizing the specialized knowledge of Ernest Beutel, MD, a cardiothoracic surgeon with over 30 years spent practicing medicine, and Brian Hurst, a highly-respected and successful medical malpractice trial lawyer with over two-decades of medical malpractice trials under his belt. Thomas Boleky rounds out the team of trial lawyers at Beutel Hurst Boleky LLC, joining Ernest Beutel and Brian Hurst as a name-partner with a record of success after almost two-decades with a nationally respected plaintiff’s personal injury firm in Chicago.

The lawyers at Beutel Hurst Boleky have a reputation within the legal community of zealous advocacy and ethical representation and have consistently been recognized among the best lawyers in their field by organizations such as Martindale-Hubble and SuperLawyers.com. Beutel Hurst Boleky LLC is known for taking on challenging cases and aggressively representing clients from the inception of the case through its conclusion, whether by trial or settlement. Beutel Hurst Boleky LLC has the resources, skills, and experience to take on any individual or corporation, frequently handling cases against powerful interests, large medical corporations, hospitals and big business.

Beutel Hurst Boleky LLC understands that tragedies are unplanned and happen without notice. The partners of Beutel Hurst Boleky LLC are available to consult with you on your potential case and are ready and able to dedicate the time needed to help you understand the merits of your particular case. The sooner you have Beutel Hurst Boleky LLC on your side, the easier it is to build a strong case and achieve a successful resolution.

Our Concentration


  • Medical Malpractice

  • Catastrophic Injury

  • Wrongful Death

  • Personal Injury

  • Birth Trauma

  • Premises Liability

  • Transportation Accidents

  • Unsafe Products

  • Construction Negligence