Serious Lawyers

For Serious Injuries

Whether you've endured an auto accident, truck accident, motorcycle accident, wrongful death, medical malpractice, or nursing home neglect, American Law Firm, P.C. can help!

American Lawfirm Office

We Fight To Win.

At the American Law Firm, we understand that money isn’t everything, but it can sure help rebuild a life that has been tattered by the negligence of another party. Through the hard work of our attorneys, we have collected over $30 million to help our clients rebuild the lives that got tragically sidetracked. During such a stressful and unnerving time, the last thing you should have to do is deal with insurance companies alone. At the American Law Firm, we are a personal injury law firm also concentrating on Immigration, Bankruptcy and other areas of law including family, criminal, estate and probate.

Contact American Law Firm, P.C. today to get help from the experienced attorneys in the Stateline Area!

Our Law Firm includes members of the following associations:


Personal Injury

Wrongful death - attributable to attorney Mark Brynteson


Medical Malpractice

As Co-Counsel


Aviation Accident

Property Damage


Premises Liability


Products Liability


Settlement / Trucking Accident

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Notable Victories

How We can help?

In addition to our focus in personal injury law, our law firm can offer assistance with estate planning matters, Social Security Disability and worker's compensation situations. We offer flat fees and free consultations. If you need of legal representation in Rockford, Illinois or the surrounding areas, contact us at 815-394-1776.

Our Practice Areas

Transportation Accidents

  • Aviation Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Bus Accidents
  • Car Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Train Accidents
  • Truck Accidents

Catastrophic Injuries

  • Brain Injuries
  • Burn Injuries
  • Spine Injuries

Malpractice Events

  • Birth Injuries
  • Medical Malpractice

Other Negligence Events

  • Construction Accidents
  • Contingent Commercial Litigation
  • Drug Liability
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Wrongful Death

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Welcome to the American Law Firm, where our locally based attorneys are happy to take on your personal injury, immigration, family, criminal, estate or probate case. Whether you’ve suffered from a slip-and-fall accident or you need help navigating the difficulties that accompany a child custody case, our team is here for you!

We have more than 125 years of combined legal experience that can help make your seemingly complicated case easy to understand. We are happy to answer all of your questions along the way and we won’t stop fighting for you until you receive the results you deserve!

Meet Our Staff

Michael Crosby

Turn to Attorney Michael Crosby for dependable legal assistance. He is well-acquainted with all the areas of practice of an American law firm. He can assist you with divorce, family law, bankruptcy, advanced care planning, probate, personal injury claims, DUI, traffic, criminal law, corporate, business, and real estate law matters.

Mark Brynteson

Attorney Brynteson concentrates his practice primarily in the areas of Civil Litigation, Corporate and Business Formation and Litigation, and Personal Injury Claims.

Dave Hugdahl

Attorney Hugdahl concentrates most of his law practice in the areas of Criminal Defense as well as DCFS and Juvenile Defense matters. Furthermore, Attorney Hugdahl represents individuals regarding DUI, Traffic, and License Reinstatement matters.

Tyler Crosby

Attorney Crosby will begin his career assisting our Personal Injury, Family Law, and Estate Planning departments.

Owen Ainsworth

Attorney Ainsworth has practiced throughout northeastern Illinois for nine years. His Passion and most of his court matters have been in family law cases- protecting the interests of children and making sure his clients’ property is preserved.

Danielle Burza-Smith

Attorney Burza-Smith concentrates her practice in the areas of advanced care planning, wills, trusts, probate, and trust administration. Danielle graduated from Northern Illinois University College of Law and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 2010 and the Michigan Bar in 2013.

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Hear From Our Injury Attorneys

We focus on personal injury cases, immigration cases, and bankruptcy cases, but our team has the necessary experience to help you navigate a wide variety of legal matters. We have a business & corporate law attorneys at our disposal, along with DUI, traffic and criminal lawyers, real estate, wills, trusts & probate lawyers, auto accident lawyers and divorce and family law attorneys. We proudly serve the Rockford, Belvidere, Freeport and surrounding areas.

Take advantage of a free initial office consultation so you can speak with one of our seasoned attorneys about your case without any financial obligation. Please contact our office at 815-957-4343 to speak with us, we look forward to hearing from you!

At The American Law Firm, we strive to be the attorneys you can trust when you find yourself in need of legal representation. Our team consists of attorneys well-versed in a wide array of legal fields. We pride ourselves in our work for families by being the divorce and family law attorneys who dedicate themselves to the well-being of their clients. We also offer assistance with life planning services. Our real estate, wills, trusts & probate lawyers understand the need to see to affairs in a timely manner and work diligently to ensure this happens.

The Law Firm in Rockford, Illinois for You

In many of these situations, this planning involves business affairs. We also pride ourselves in having the most respected business & corporate law attorneys in Rockford, Illinois, as part of our team.

We at American Law Firm we are the personal injury lawyers you need. We have auto accident lawyers, including truck and car accident lawyers, in addition to DUI, traffic and criminal lawyers. We also ensure all our clients' needs are met by providing them with bankruptcy attorneys and immigrations attorneys. Our goal is to take care of the needs of those who trust us with their case, no matter the size. We will fight hard to ensure you receive the justice, compensation and outcome you deserve. Our attorneys are experienced, dedicated and unafraid to take proceedings into the courtroom. We want to be the law firm in Rockford, Illinois, in your time of need.

If you require legal representation in the Rockford, Illinois, or surrounding areas, contact us at 815-957-4343 to learn more about our team and schedule your free consultation.

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Client Testimonials

After meeting with Mr. Crosby I feel that I have the information that I need to make the right decision.



Client Testimonials

Professional and personable. Tyler listened to us and explained everything thoroughly. It was nice to have someone who could understand and relate.

Regina Klikas


Client Testimonials

Very professional, straightforward and honest about options for my case.

Lyn Pond


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A Message from The American Law Firm regarding COVID-19:
Our clients' safety, health, and well-being is our number one priority at The American Law Firm. However, we understand that the law and your legal circumstances continue on even in times like this, and it is our duty to provide you with the legal services you need. Legal services are considered an "essential business", as mentioned in Governor Pritzker's executive order, thus The American Law Firm remains open and available to assist you with your legal needs.

To our existing clients - we are available to answer your calls immediately and to arrange communication with your lawyer and paralegal virtually or in-office. We are uninterrupted in terms of work or progress on your case.

To prospective clients that need our help - we are available immediately to assist and are flexible in terms of meeting with you and determining the best way to do so. We offer free phone consultations and are still able to receive, scan, and forward any pertinent documents relating to your prospective case.

We are doing all that we can to maintain a safe environment while keeping our office open, and we appreciate your cooperation and understanding during this challenging time.