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  • $13,000,000 Medical Malpractice

    A Cook County jury entered a state record $13,000,000 verdict to the family of a 16 day old baby who died due to the negligent care rendered by a pediatrician, two nurses and Holy Cross Hospital on the south side. The verdict for the wrongful death of this child due to medical malpractice came a... Read On

  • $9,000,000 Medical Malpractice

    This settlement of a medical malpractice case involved the failure to diagnose a child, which resulted in her death. We were able to negotiate one of the the largest settlements of a medical malpractice involving the death of a child in state history. The case settled after a full day mediation. ... Read On

  • $6,521,000 Auto Accident

    A 31 year old woman was driving her car eastbound on North Ave. in Lombard, IL when she was struck head-on by a drunk driver. She was then rear-ended by a semi-truck traveling in the same direction. Both impacts caused massive damage to her car. She suffered multiple fractures of her legs, pelvis... Read On

  • $6,300,000 Bus Accident

    A 31 year old woman had her foot run over by a private bus which was making a right turn on a green light at the intersection of Wacker and Wells in Chicago. Our client had been crossing Wacker Drive in the crosswalk with the right of way when she was struck. Our client suffered a degloving injur... Read On

  • $3,400,000 Construction Accident

    A 31 year old man was killed at a construction site when a crane struck a power line while lifting roof trusses to a building. The man was electrocuted and died. We sued the general contractor, the crane company, the subcontractor and the building supply company. After extensive litigation, the c... Read On

  • $3,100,000 Mesothelioma

    A 72 year old who worked for nearly 40 years in an automotive brake manufacturing plant was diagnosed with mesothelioma. The exposure to asbestos in the plant for nearly 40 years caused the mesothelioma, a deadly disease of the lungs. He died about three months after diagnosis. A settlement of hi... Read On

  • $2,275,000 Medical Malpractice

    Medical malpractice settlement. A 55 year old man went to an emergency room, had a chest x-ray done. The emergency room physician misread the chest x-ray, told our client it was negative. The next day, the hospital had a radiologist re-read the x-ray films. He correctly found a 2-3 cm mass legion... Read On

  • $2,133,000 Police Misconduct

    We obtained a jury verdict against the City of Chicago for the family of a 58 year old man that was killed, based upon the conduct of two Chicago police officers. The lawsuit was filed based upon the Illinois Domestic Violence Act, which requires police officers to use all reasonable means to pre... Read On

  • $1,630,000 Auto Accident

    A wealthy drunk driver struck a 3 yr old girl on a bicycle ridden by her mother, fracturing the child's leg and hip. The girl required three surgeries. The drunk driver was arrested and pled guilty to aggravated DUI. The personal injury case against the drunk driver settled for $1,630,000 dollars... Read On

  • $1,250,000 Bus Accident

    A 13 yr old boy was a passenger on a Chicago Transit Authority bus. The bus stopped at a CTA transfer station. The boy got off the bus and was pinned between two CTA buses, causing him to suffer a severe fracture of his femur. The case settled for $1,250,000. This settlement was the largest settl... Read On

  • $1,100,000 Premises Liability

    A 34 year old woman was shopping in a Wal-Mart store when an employee of Wal-Mart caused some plastic waste baskets on an upper shelf to fall onto our client. As a result of the merchandise falling, our client suffered an elbow (ulnar nerve) injury which required two surgeries. She then developed... Read On

  • $1,000,000 Car Accident

    A 73 year old woman was involved in a traffic accident on Lake Shore Drive caused by a car traveling the opposite was losing control and striking her car. As a result of the accident, our client suffered an aggravation of her pre-existing back condition, which ultimately lead to a fusion surgery ... Read On

  • $1,000,000 Escalator Accident

    An 8 year old boy was going down an escalator in a suburban shopping mall when his left foot became entrapped between the step and the side of the escalator. This crushed his big toe on his left foot, resulting in its amputation. We were able to show that the step the boy was standing on had chip... Read On

  • $1,000,000 Car Accident

    A 40 year old woman was driving when she was struck by a dump truck. She fractured her foot and had a back injury. She required surgery to her foot and back. We were able to establish that she had permanent injuries and would require future medical care. The case settled for $1,000,000. Read On

  • $1,000,000 Premises Liability

    A six week old girl was at a day care center when the day care worker, while warming her bottle, accidentally splashed scolding hot water on the baby's shoulder and breast. The child suffered severe third degree burns from her should to her wrist and on her left breast. Skin grafting surgery was ... Read On

  • Confidential Settlement

    Our client, a 55 year old woman, went into surgery for an abdominal hysterectomy. During the surgery, her bowel was perforated by the surgeon. This resulted in another surgery to repair the perforation. She became infected due to the fecal matter released from the bowel perforation, causing her i... Read On

  • $910,000 Car Accident

    A 53 yr old driver was struck on the Kennedy Expressway. by another driver who fell asleep at the wheel. She suffered a herniated disc in her neck, requiring two cervical fusion surgeries. The case settled for $910,000. Read On

  • $900,000 Car Accident

    A 45 year old man involved in a car accident is read ended by a truck at high speed. As a result of the accident, our client suffered a herniated disk in his low back which required surgery. Read On

  • $900,000 Pedestrian Accident

    A 9 year old boy was riding his Razor scooter (non-motorized) on a sidewalk in the city of Chicago when he was struck by a truck which was traveling out of the alley he was crossing with his mother and sister. As a result of the accident, the boy suffered third degree burns to his knee which requ... Read On

  • $880,000 Premises Liability

    A fire at an apartment complex run by a not for profit organization for at-risk risk youth resulted in smoke inhalation injures to our clients, a mother and daughter. This premises liability case was premised on the theory that the not for profit organization failed to properly supervise the at r... Read On

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