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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!

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. Our attorneys have collected in excess of $30 million to help rebuild those lives. Don’t deal with the insurance companies alone, if you have been injured in an accident, call The American Law Firm today.

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

How We can help?

We can also assist you with estate planning matters legal, workers' compensation law, and social security disability benefits.
Call us at 815-394-1776 to get a FREE consultation! Contact us to get our legal assistance at flat fees.

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. The locally based attorneys of our personal injury & family law firm personally assist clients with a wide range of legal matters in Rockford , Belvidere, Freeport, IL and surrounding areas. Whether you need a car, motorcycle & truck accident lawyer, slip and fall accident lawyer, or child custody & support lawyer, our attorneys put more than 125 years of combined legal experience to work for you.

Have you suffered an injury in an auto accident, at work, or due to the negligence of another? You should consult with an auto accident injury lawyer, dog bite injury lawyer, or personal injury lawyer to help you get the compensation you deserve. If you were injured at work or a disability is preventing you from working, we can provide assistance from a workplace injury lawyer for your workers compensation or Social Security disability claim

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.

Our Videos

Welcome to the American Law Firm Attorney Interview

Tyler Crosby Attorney Interview

Dave Hugdahl Attorney Interview

Alan Jones Attorney Interview

Alan Jones Attorney Interview

Let a divorce lawyer, child adoption & visitation lawyer, or family lawyer help you resolve even the most sensitive and contentious family law matters. We have extensive knowledge of divorce, child custody, paternity law, and family law. Additionally, we represent clients in bankruptcy, criminal defense, immigration, real estate, wills and trusts, probate, and corporate law.

When you need legal advice in Rockford, Belvidere, Freeport, IL and surrounding areas , call the American Law Firm. We offer an initial office consultation, free of charge, so you can speak with an attorney about your situation with no financial obligation. Please contact our office at 815-394-1776 to schedule a free consultation with a motor vehicle accident lawyer, medical malpractice lawyer, or wrongful death lawyer.

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Client Testimonials

After with 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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