CHICAGO, Nov. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Corboy & Demetrio has been selected to 2017 "Best Law Firms" for the seventh consecutive year, since the award's inception. The rankings were announced by U.S. News-Best Lawyers and released to the public on Nov. 1, 2016. Corboy & Demetrio again earned the ranking of a Tier One law firm in Chicago in the practice areas of Plaintiff's Personal Injury and Plaintiff's Medical Malpractice, the highest rankings a plaintiff's law firm can attain in both practice areas. The firm, which also represents plaintiffs in commercial litigation, received a Tier One ranking in that area in Chicago, as well as a Tier Three national ranking. Firms included in the 2017 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers, according to U.S. News. To be eligible, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S. Six Corboy & Demetrio lawyers were named to the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of personal injury litigation, medical malpractice and commercial litigation. They include Thomas A. Demetrio, Philip Corboy, Jr., David "Chip" R. Barry, Jr., Robert J. Bingle, Michael K. Demetrio, Kenneth T. Lumb and Rene A. Torrado, Jr. In addition, Tom Demetrio and Chip Barry were named Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in 2011 and 2014, respectively. About Corboy & Demetrio Corboy & Demetrio is one of the nation's premier law firms. The personal injury law firm has acquired more than $4 billion in settlements and verdicts, of which more than 700 are in excess of $1 million. It represents individuals and their families in serious personal injury and wrongful death cases. To contact Thomas Demetrio, Philip Corboy, Jr., or another Chicago personal injury lawyer at the firm, call 312-346-3191 or toll free at 800-356-3191. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information, go to corboydemetrio.com.