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Automobile Accident – Driver

i-daxOak Lawn, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Neck strain
Description: On April 26, 2001, client was travelling northbound on Cicero at 91st, Oak Lawn, Illinois when defendant who was travelling southbound on Cicero and turned in front of client.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Kankakee, Illinois – Kankakee County
Injury: Back and right shoulder strain; neck sprain
Description: On November 17, 2001, the client was driving the car with her husband in the passenger seat at I-57 and US Route 45/52 in Kankakee, Illinois. They had stopped at a stop sign before turning onto a very busy street, making sure it was safe due to the weather being foggy. The defendant hit the client’s from behind. The impact was hard enough to push her car all the way into the intersection.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Joliet, Illinois – Will County
Injury: Neck strain
Description: On April 30, 2002, client was travelling Northbound on Collins Avenue at Van Buren Street in Joliet. She passed Joliet Central High School and was in the right lane. A car driven by defendant was pointed east and turned left (north) onto Collins striking client’s door injuring plaintiff.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Villa Park, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Contusion to head; dislocated shoulder
Description: On April 30, 2002, client was stopped northbound on Route 83 at Riverside in Villa Park, Illinois, for the light. Defendant, was driving a semi for his employer when he struck client resulting in injuries to him.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Darien, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Broken left hand; bruises to arms, chest, waist, and hands; headaches and body aches
Description: On July 20, 2001, client was driving her mother’s car northbound on Clarendon Hills Road at its intersection with 67th Street in Darien, Illinois. Her mother was in the front passenger seat. The defendant was westbound on 67th street. Defendant entered the intersection without stopping, causing client’s car to strike the defendant’s.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Plainfield, Illinois – Will County
Injury: Neck, lower back and left hip strains; bulging disc at L4-L5; anxiety and depression
Description: On May 4, 2000, client was northbound on Route 59, just north of Fort Beggs Road in Plainfield, Illinois. Her twin daughters were in car seats in the back seat. The defendant slammed into the rear of the car, pushing client into a truck in front of her.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Berwyn, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Neck strain; back L-spine strain; right hand fracture
Description: On February 23, 2002, client was northbound on Oak Park Avenue at Cermak in Berwyn, Illinois. She entered the intersection on a green left turn arrow. The defendant ran a red light and hit her vehicle causing her to be injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Strain to neck, back, and shoulder

Description: On June 16, 2000, client was stopped in traffic on I-94 at 83rd Street in Chicago, Illinois. The defendant struck him from behind,
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Northlake, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Head contusion; neck strain
Description: On January 22, 2002, client entered Lake Street, Northlake, Illinois, in the left lane from a parking lot. A semi entered at the same time in the left lane and made a sharp U-turn directly in front of client who hit the center of the trailer and resulting in our client sustaining injuries.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Bedford Park, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Low back pain; left upper buttock pain, pregnant, bedrest for 4 months
Description: On December 3, 2001, client, who was 6 months pregnant, was travelling westbound on Archer Avenue and 65th Street in Bedford Park, Illinois. She was stopped in traffic as it was backed up from Roberts Road and defendant hit her from behind causing her to be injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Head concussion; strain to neck, back, and shoulders; headaches; burns to left arm
Description: On July 16, 2000, client was westbound on Monroe at its intersection with Morgan in Chicago Illinois. The defendant was traveling northbound on Morgan and ran a red light, causing client to strike the side of the defendant’s car.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Western Springs, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Medial collateral ligament sprain; anterior cruciate ligament sprain in right knee; tear of the medial meniscus of the right knee; prepatellar contusion of the right knee.
Description: On December 14, 2001, client was in the left through lane on Wolf Road at 55th Street in Western Springs, Illinois. The light turned green and he proceeded into the intersection behind about 5 cars. A car then zipped around them in the right lane and cut off the first driver. That driver slowed to avoid impact. All drivers behind him/her did the same. The client managed to stop but he was rear-ended by the defendant. Policy limits paid by the insurance company.
Amount Awarded: $100,000.00

Burbank, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Non-displaced tear of the posterior horn of the lateral meniscus (knee)
Description: On November 1, 1998, client was driving on 79th Street near Narraganset in Burbank, Illinois. As she proceeded into the intersection, the defendant turned in front of her, striking her.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Neck strain; contusion to left hand; middle back pain
Description: On August 17, 2001, client was travelling on Irving Park Road at its intersection with Catalpa, Illinois, when he was rear-ended by defendant and injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Braidwood, Illinois – Will County
Injury: Severe forehead and scalp laceration
Description: On October 4, 2002, client was driving her husband on Route 129 at 572 North Washington, Braidwood, Illinois. A pick-up pulling a trailer crossed in front of them, lost its trailer, and they hit it. She had a large cut on her head, requiring surgery.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Orland Park, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Acute cervical strain; strain to left collarbone
Description: Client was rear ended on August 30, 1999 at 143rd Street and Raney, Orland Park, Illinois and suffered injuries.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Small disc protrusion at C4-5; mild disc bulge at L3-4.
Description: On May 3, 2001, client was driving west on Archer Avenue when she stopped near at the intersection with Rutherford Avenue in Chicago, Illinois to let her daughter out of the car. The defendant was driving behind her. When the client slowed, the defendant struck her vehicle from the rear. She was injured as a result.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

LaGrange, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Neck and head pain; loss of lordoic curve indicative of the cervical spasms; trapezius tenderness and bilateral neck muscle tenderness with limited rotation and forward flexion; cervical strain.
Description: On July 14, 2001, our client was stopped northbound on La Grange Road at its intersection with 55th Street in LaGrange, Illinois, when she was rear-ended by defendant. The force of impact also pushed our client’s car into the car in front of her. Our client was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Indian Head Park, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Chest wall contusions; hairline fracture of the left radial styloid; spinal compression fracture at T-4; severe pain, and limited motion in neck and upper back.
Description: On December 1, 1999, client was driving on Wolf Road near its intersection with Interstate 294 in Indian Head Park, Illinois when the defendant turned left in front of her. The client suffered several injuries.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Villa Park, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Neck strain; back strain
Description: On April 11, 2001, our client was driving eastbound on 14th Street, in Villa Park, Illinois As he was driving, defendant pulled out of a parking lot without stopping and hit his vehicle causing our client to be injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Schiller Park, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Severe pain in neck, shoulder, upper and middle back
Description: On January 28, 2001, client was westbound on Irving Park Road and its intersection with Old River Road in Schiller Park, Cook County, Illinois, and defendant was eastbound on Irving Park Road and turned into client’s vehicle resulting in injuries to our client.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Lemont, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Fifth finger on the left hand was amputated; lacerated spleen; closed head injury; loss of memory; internal bleeding of the brain; external scarring on scalp; left kneecap partially ground away; soft tissue damage to his left knee; multiple abrasions to hands; open fracture to his left leg.
Description: On Saturday, March 10, 2001, client was riding a motorcycle with a passenger on the back on Hillcrest and Walker Road in Lemont, Illinois. As they were northbound, the defendant was westbound, planning to turn onto southbound Walker Road. The defendant pulled out in front of the motorcycle driven by the client. He slammed into the front of that vehicle and was ejected. The client suffered severe injuries.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Downers Grove, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Neck and back pain
Description: On July 3, 1999, client was on Main and 63rd Street in Downers Grove, Illinois. The defendant made a left turn in front of client, causing a collision.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Lower back pain
Description: On August 11, 1999, client was stopped at 4700 South Archer Avenue in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois when she was rearended by defendant and sustained injuries.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Oak Brook, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Cervical stenosis; tingling in neck, back and down arms; numbness in shoulder, neck and arm
Description: On August 5, 1998, while client and 3 other cars were stopped at a red light on 31st Street and Meyers Road, Oak Brook Illinois, the defendant failed to stop. This caused a chain-reaction collision.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Lower back injury and chest pains.
Description: On Thursday, July 16, 1998, client was stopped on southbound Oak Park Avenue near 3638 North Oak Park Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. Traffic had caused them to stop. Behind her was another car, stopped as well. The two vehicles were struck from behind by the defendant. The client’s two children (ages 3 and 6) were also in the car.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Western Springs, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Herniated disk at C-5 and C-6, which required surgery.
Description: On Saturday, August 21, 1999, client was driving southbound on Wolf Road in the right most lane near its intersection with Ogden Avenue in Western Springs, Illinois. He was planning on turning right. As he was stopped, he was struck from behind by the defendant. The force of the impact pushed the client’s vehicle into the vehicle in front of him.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Markham, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Neck pain; left arm numbness
Description: On September 6, 2001, client was stopped on 167th Street in Markham, Illinois when he was rear-ended by defendant and injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Orland Park, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Neck and upper back strain
Description: On December 27, 2002, client was slowing down for a vehicle in front of her when she was struck from behind. She was westbound on 135th Street at the intersection of 85th Street in Orland Park, Illinois.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Joliet, Illinois – Will County
Injury: Neck pain radiating into shoulder; decreased range of motion; headaches; anxiety
Description: On May 15, 2008, client was stopped southbound in the 0-100 block of North Larkin, near the intersection of West Jefferson Street, Joliet, Illinois. He was stopped for 30 to 45 seconds when he was struck from behind by a car driven by the defendant. The defendant told the client that he was trying to change lanes into the left lane. Client was transported by ambulance from the scene.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Fulton, Illinois – Whiteside County
Injury: Herniated discs at C4-C5, C5-C6, C6-C7
Description: Car accident on December 25, 2006 at 8th Street and 13th Avenue, Fulton, Illinois. As client and her daughters were entering the intersection, the defendant failed to yield. Client was struck in the driver’s side rear of car.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Darien, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Contusions to abdomen, chest, brain and ribs
Description: On August 7, 2007, client was northbound on Clarendon Hills Road just north of 75th Street when she was struck by defendant’s vehicle which was exiting the circle drive of Hinsdale South High School. Client was seriously injured. Policy limits paid by the insurance company.
Amount Awarded: $100,000.00

Monee, Illinois – Will County
Injury: left shoulder strain, rib strain, back L-spine strain, neck whiplash
Description: On July 31, 2007, client was southbound on Harlem Avenue at its intersection with Pauling in Monee Township, Will County, Illinois. Defendant went through the stop sign and broadsided plaintiff’s vehicle causing client to be injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Naperville, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Right tibial plateau fracture; lower back pain; bruises
Description: On June 19, 2007, client was driving through an intersection at 75th Street and Modaff, Naperville, Illinois. The light turned yellow and she was struck by a car who turned in front of her.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Woodridge, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Fractured vertebrae at L1; abdominal contusion; various cuts and scrapes
Description: On May 4, 2007, client was southbound on Lemont Road at its intersection with Internationale Parkway in Woodridge, Illinois. As the client entered the intersection, the light turned yellow. The defendant was going northbound and turned left on Internationale, right in front of client, causing the collision.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Orland Park, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Neck and back trauma with a C5-6 protrusion; C6-7 herniation with moderate compression requiring surgery
Description: Client was driving on 143rd Street near its intersection with Creek Crossing Drive, Orland Park, Illinois. The defendant failed to stop at the stop sign and T-boned the client’s car, causing her to suffer various injuries.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Lung injury; fractured left leg; fractured left hip
Description: On October 29, 2006, client was heading northbound on Christiana Avenue in Chicago, Illinois, which is controlled by a stop sign at the cross street of 55th Street. He stopped and then proceeded to make a left hand turn onto 55th Street and was broadsided on the driver’s side by a speeding vehicle headed eastbound on 55th Street and was seriously injured. Witnesses confirmed defendant was driving at a high rate of speed. Policy limits paid by the insurance company.
Amount Awarded: $100,000.00

Orland Park, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Ligament tear of right shoulder
Description: On July 9, 2004, client was stopped at LaGrange Road near 154th Street, Orland Park, Illinois, and was rearended by defendant and sustained injuries.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Tinley Park, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Concussion; traumatic brain injury; fractured skull; and fractured pelvis
Description: On January 3, 2005, client was two cars behind the westbound defendant at 9700 West 167th Street, Tinley Park, Illinois. The defendant swerved into an on-coming semi. That truck lost control and hit the client’s vehicle. The client was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Naperville, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Pain in lower back and neck; cuts to head; bruised ribs
Description: On October 26, 2003, a father and his daughter were on their way to church. They were at the intersection of Rickert and Book Roads in Naperville, Illinois. As they were turning on a left turn arrow, the defendant ran a red light and broadsided the car on the father’s side.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Naperville, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Fractured left hip
Description: On October 26, 2003, client and his daughter were on their way to Naperville Christian Church. They were stopped at the intersection of Rickert & 75th Street, Naperville, Illinois, waiting for their light to turn green. When they got the left turn arrow, our client proceeded into the intersection and defendant’s car ran a red light and broadsided the car on the driver’s side seriously injuring our client. Policy limits paid by the insurance company.
Amount Awarded: $100,000.00

Arlington Heights, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Back spine pain; left shoulder strain; left knee strain; concussion
Description: On August 9, 2002, client was southbound on Arlington Heights Road at its intersection with Higgins in Elk Grove Village, Cook County, Illinois, when defendant was eastbound on Higgins and ran the red light and injured our client.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Park Ridge, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Contusion to left knee and chest; fractured ankle
Description: On June 15, 2004, client was driving home from an appointment with her dentist. She was proceeding northwest-bound on Northwest Highway at its intersection with Potter in Park Ridge, Illinois on a green light. At that time, the defendant ran a red light southbound on Potter and struck plaintiff head-on.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Broken left clavicle; collapsed left lung; multiple rib fractures; a broken tooth; a concussion; and a ruptured spleen
Description: On September 29, 2002, client was eastbound on Roosevelt Road at Columbus in Chicago, Illinois. The defendant was driving south, ran a ran light and struck plaintiff. The client had to be extricated from the car. He suffered severe injuries.
Amount Awarded: $100,435.88

Lisle, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Injuries to right shoulder, upper back and neck
Description: On May 9, 2002, client was stopped on Ogden at the intersection of Ivanhoe in Lisle, Illinois. Defendant rearended her vehicle resulting in injury to our client.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Summit, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Bulging disc; back, L-spine
Description: On February 13, 2004, client was westbound on Archer Avenue approaching Route 171, Summit, Illinois, when he was struck from behind by a car driven by defendant and sustained injuries.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Melrose Park, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Injuries to back and neck
Description: On January 15, 1999, client was eastbound on North Avenue near 30th Avenue in Melrose Park, Illinois, when he was struck from behind by a car driven by defendant and was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

River Forest, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Head and back pain
Description: On April 25, 2002, client was rear-ended on Lake Street and Keystone in River Forest, Illinois.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Burbank, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Severely fractured left hip requiring surgery; head laceration
Description: On October 24, 2003, client was on 79th Street and Menard in Burbank, Illinois when defendant crossed the centerline and struck her. The client required surgery, as well as extensive hospitalization. Policy limits paid by the insurance company.
Amount Awarded: $100,000.00

Naperville, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Injury to back and neck
Description: On December 24, 2001, client was stopped at the intersection of Ogden and Washington in Naperville, Illinois, when she was rear-ended and sustained injuries.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Sandwich, Illinois – LaSalle County

Injury: Concussion; back pain; sprain right finger
Description: On September 23, 2001, clients were on their way to church driving east on County Line Road near Sandwich, La Salle County, Illinois. Client slowed to donate to a group of fireman collecting for charity when defendant rearended him which resulted in a four car crash and resulted in injury to our client.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

River Forest, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Cervical strain
Description: On March 28, 2002, client was a passenger in a parked car at 500 Lathrop, River Forest, Illinois. Defendant struck the parked car while driving under the influence. She then left the scene.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Crystal Lake, Illinois – McHenry County
Injury: Herniated disc in neck; strained back and shoulder; numb fingers
Description: On July 27, 2001, client was stopped behind another car at the intersection of Route 31 and Three Oaks Road in Crystal Lake, Illinois. She was rear-ended by the defendant.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Vernon Township, Illinois – Lake County
Injury: Contusions to right side of face and neck; contusion to the left side of jaw, and seatbelt abrasion on neck
Description: On May 22, 2001, client was northbound on Route 83 at Oak Grove Drive in Vernon Township, Illinois. Defendant, turning left onto Route 83, failed to yield client’s right of way. There was a collision.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Braidwood, Illinois – Will County
Injury: Lacerations above right eye; scar on forehead; right ankle pain
Description: On October 4, 2002, client was driving her husband on Route 129 near Braidwood, Illinois. Defendant was driving a pick-up pulling a trailer and crossed in front of them, losing his trailer, and client hit it which caused injuries to our clients.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

LaGrange, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Right foot fracture; fractured pelvis; left shoulder contusion; chest contusion; pain in both arms; contusion of abdomen; lungs filled with fluid
Description: On August 11, 2008, client was driving her car westbound on Harding into the intersection of Forest in LaGrange, Illinois. Defendant went through the stop sign and broadsided client’s car causing plaintiff to be seriously injured.
Amount Awarded: $250,000.00

Orland Park, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Bulging neck discs at C4-5; C6-7
Description: Client was in an auto accident on August 13, 2004. She was stopped at the intersection of 153rd and LaGrange Road, Orland Park, Illinois. She was struck from behind by defendant. She suffered a back injury.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Automobile Accident – Passenger

Broadview, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Left ankle fracture; right wrist contusion
Description: On Saturday, April 15, 2006, client was riding in a car driven eastbound, turning northbound, at the intersection of 22nd Street and 17th Avenue in Broadview, Illinois. The car he occupied was struck by a vehicle traveling westbound through a red light on 22nd Street. The point of impact was right next to the client’s car position.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Lemont, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Left shoulder strain; injured right foot
Description: On August 6, 1998, client’s wife was driving westbound on Archer Avenue and entered the intersection of State and Archer in Lemont, Illinois, when defendant turned left in front of her causing her vehicle to struck defendant’s vehicle causing injuries to her husband and two minor children.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Addison, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Left knee contusion; left ear laceration; neck strain.
Description: Client was a passenger in a car driven by her former boyfriend. He was operating her car southbound on Fullerton at its intersection with Villa in Addison, Illinois. Defendant operated her car northbound and turned westbound into the path of the client’s vehicle. She was injured as a result.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Tenderness to right parietal orbit
Description: Client was injured on May 3, 2001, when she was in a parked car with her mother. The car was parked on Archer Avenue near the intersection with Rutherford Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. They had stopped to let her out of the car. The defendant drove in the parking lane and struck her vehicle from the rear. The impact caused the minor, age 10, to strike her head and knee on the dash.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Head concussion; strain to neck and back, kidney contusion
Description: On December 27, 2001, client was a passenger in a cab driven south on Clark turning left or east onto Ohio near the Rainforest Cafe in Chicago, Illinois. Another cab ran a red light and struck them. She was seriously injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Darien, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Kathleen-Amputation of both legs; Christine, fractured left hand
Description: On July 20, 2001, plaintiff was driving with her mother in the car. They were northbound on Clarendon Hills Road approaching 67th Street in Darien, Illinois, when defendant, who was westbound on 67th Street, ran the stop sign and hit the clients’ vehicle on the passenger side causing severe injuries.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Villa Park, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Fractured collarbone; lacerated abdomen
Description: On September 1, 2001, defendant was driving his vehicle near Adams and Princeton in Villa Park, Illinois with 3 other passengers. The client was in the left rear seat. They were traveling at a high rate of speed. The defendant lost control of the vehicle as he turned the corner and slammed into a tree directly across the street from his friend’s house.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Joliet, Illinois – Will County
Injury: fractured right knee; neck pain; right shoulder injury; laceration of right finger; laceration of head
Description: On April 24, 2002, client was a passenger in a car driven by her friend at or near Larkin and Ingalls in Joliet, Illinois. Her friend failed to stop and rear-ended a semi resulting in injuries to our client.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Kankakee, Illinois – Kankakee County
Injury: Right shoulder strain; back/spine strain; neck strain
Description: On November 17, 2001, client was the passenger in a car driven by his wife at I-57 and U.S. Route 45/52 in Kankakee, Illinois. She had stopped at a stop sign before turning onto a very busy street. The whether was very foggy, so she waited at the stop sign to be sure it was clear to turn and defendant rearended them pushing their car into the intersection resulting in injuries to our client.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Northville, Illinois – LaSalle County
Injury: Neck and lower back strain
Description: On September 23, 2001, client and her husband were on their way to church at 48th Street and Gletty Road in Northville (near Sandwich), Illinois. Her husband slowed to donate to a group of fireman collecting for charity. They were stopped for a period of time when defendant slammed into the rear of their vehicle. Their car was pushed into the car in front of them, causing a chain reaction. A total of 4 cars were involved.
Amount Awarded: $100,500.00

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Torn meniscus in left knee requiring surgery
Description: On January 14, 2002, client was a passenger on a bus owned by Chicago School Transit at 3100 South Archer Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. She assists handicapped kids on the bus as part of her job. The school bus rear ended a car stopped at the traffic light.
Amount Awarded: $135,000.00

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Posterior horn tear of the right medial meniscus, requiring surgery
Description: On Thursday, October 28, 1999, client was a passenger in a car in the front passenger seat. The driver was driving northbound on Laramie at its intersection with Belmont in Chicago, Illinois. She entered this controlled intersection with the light. At the same time, the defendant was driving westbound on Belmont. He ran a red light and struck the passenger side of the vehicle the client occupied. The client required surgery for her injuries.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Lombard, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Complex laceration to forehead
Description: On September 12, 2003, client was sitting in the rear seat of a friend’s car, along with other friends, in the Butterfield School parking lot, 2S500 Gray Avenue, Lombard, Illinois. As they were discussing their evening plans, defendant, who was mad at them, tracked them down and rammed the car on the rear driver’s side. Client sustained a scar on her forehead. Settlement after verdict in plaintiff’s favor.
Amount Awarded: $200,000.00

Willow Springs, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Bilateral hip pain, injured left leg, bruises and scratches on his right knee, right temple and right ear, neck pain and injury, head injury, chest contusion, pulmonary contusion bilaterally, and distended urinary bladder.
Description: On May 20, 2006, client was a passenger in a car driven by defendant who was dri+N80ving from a party with a blood alcohol level of .24. Defendant was racing another car on Archer Avenue in Willow Springs and crashed while driving in excess of 75 mph injuring our client.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Hillside, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: fractured hip
Description: On March 18, 2006, client was a passenger in a car driven by defendant. Defendant was exiting Queen of Heavens Cemetery heading across the way to Mount Carmel Cemetery, in Hillside, Illinois. He crossed Roosevelt Road and failed to yield to another vehicle. The point of impact was right next to our client causing injury to him.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Willow Springs, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Amputation of leg, crushed pelvis, closed head brain injury, coma, bed sores.
Description: On May 20, 2006, client was a passenger in a car driven by defendant who was driving from a party with a blood alcohol level of .24. Defendant was racing another car on Archer Avenue in Willow Springs and crashed while driving in excess of 75 mph injuring our client. Policy limits paid.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Mendota, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Brain contusion; contusions of both legs; contusions of both arms; fractured pelvis
Description: On June 4, 2007, client was in the right front passenger seat of a 2007 Toyota Yaris driven by defendant. Defendant was driving westbound on North 46 Road in Mendota, LaSalle County, Illinois, and came into contact with a vehicle going southbound on Route 251 causing client to be injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Palos Township, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Fractured leg and face; requiring several surgeries
Description: On July 21, 2007, client was in a car driven by defendant, who was traveling at a high rate of speed near 104th Avenue and 107th Street, Palos Township, Illinois. The defendant lost control of his car and slammed into a tree. Policy limits paid by the insurance company.
Amount Awarded: $100,000.00

Monee, Illinois – Will County
Injury: Fractured left hand
Description: On July 31, 2007, client and her family were southbound on Harlem Avenue at its intersection with Pauling in Monee Township, Illinois. The client was in the front passenger seat. As their car slowed to make a left turn, the defendant did not slow for the stop sign and broadsided the vehicle that contained the clients.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Monee, Illinois – Will County
Injury: Spleen laceration; head contusion; neck laceration
Description: On July 31, 2007, client was a passenger in a car being driven by his father southbound on Harlem Avenue at its intersection with Pauling in Monee Township, Will County, Illinois. Defendant went through the stop sign and broadsided the car in which client rode causing client to be injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Monee, Illinois – Will County
Injury: Right wrist sprain
Description: On July 31, 2007, client was a passenger in a car being driven by his father southbound on Harlem Avenue at its intersection with Pauling in Monee Township, Will County, Illinois. Defendant went through the stop sign and broadsided the car in which client rode causing client to be injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Monee, Illinois – Will County
Injury: Hip contusion
Description: On July 31, 2007, client and his family were southbound on Harlem Avenue at its intersection with Pauling in Monee Township, Illinois. He was in the rear row on the passenger side. As their car slowed to make a left turn, the defendant did not slow for the stop sign and broadsided the vehicle that contained the clients.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Monee, Illinois – Will County
Injury: Tongue laceration
Description: On July 31, 2007, client was a passenger in a car being driven by his father southbound on Harlem Avenue at its intersection with Pauling in Monee Township, Will County, Illinois. Defendant went through the stop sign and broadsided the car in which client rode causing client to be injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Schaumburg, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Severe scarring on right arm from cut glass requiring surgery
Description: On July 21, 2007, client was a front seat passenger in his brother’s car. They were driving on Higgins Road near the intersection with Mall Drive near Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, Illinois. As they proceeded through the intersection on a yellow light, the defendant turned left into the intersection and struck the driver’s side. This caused the car to flip onto the passenger side. Policy limits paid by the insurance company.
Amount Awarded: $100,000.00

Fulton, Illinois – Whiteside County
Injury: Whiplash
Description: Car accident on December 25, 2006 at 8th Street and 13th Avenue, Fulton, Illinois. As client’s mother was entering the intersection, the defendant failed to yield. Client was in the back seat, driver’s side of the car, where the crash took place.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Winnetka, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Closed head brain injury; facial lacerations, 2 chipped teeth, severe concussion; neck injury
Description: On January 23, 2003, client was a passenger in a car driven by defendant at 67 Indian Hill Road, Winnetka, Illinois. The defendant hit a tree, causing many injuries to the client.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Battery

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Broken cheek bone; torn septum; contusions to face and eye
Description: As client was walking down the street at 2206 North Halsted, Chicago, Illinois, the defendant started a fight with him. Client suffered several facial injuries.

Amount Awarded: Withheld

Beecher, Illinois – Will County
Injury: Physical contact-rape
Description: On June 30, 2000, client was driving near the intersection of Western and Church Street in Beecher, Illinois, when she was run off the road by defendant and injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Bicycle Accident

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: left knee tear; fractured right elbow; fractured right wrist fracture, fractured tailbone
Description: On June 14, 2006, client was traveling on her bicycle southbound on Clark Street, at its intersection with Foster, in Chicago, Illinois. As she proceeded southbound, a car travelling northbound entered the intersection, turned left and struck her causing client to be seriously injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

LaGrange, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Closed head skull fracture; cervical spine injury
Description: The minor client was in a bicycle accident September 14, 2005 at 103 Hawthorne Drive, LaGrange, Illinois. As he was turning the bicycle, the minor applied his brakes and was propelled forward, striking the right side of his head on the ground, receiving a closed head skull fracture and cervical spine injury. The bike was assembled by a Wal-Mart employee.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Western Springs, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Left leg laceration
Description: On July 30, 2005, client was riding his bike westbound on Oak Lane in Western Springs, Illinois. He entered the intersection and was struck by a northbound van driven by defendant on Woodland Drive and was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago Illinois, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Contusion of left elbow; contusion of right elbow; contusion of left leg; contusion of right leg; fractured right food; head contusion
Description: On September 12, 2001, client, a minor, was riding his bike south on the sidewalk on the east side of Normandy at its intersection with 54th Street in Chicago, Illinois, when defendant, who was eastbound on 54th struck the left front fender of minor’s bike and injured minor.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Breach of Contract

Elmhurst, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Bill dispute
Description: Client went in for surgery. There was a dispute over costs and payment of charges.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Construction

Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Compression of L-1, fracture of L-2 and L-3, fracture of left distal radius, concussion, 5 fractured ribs on right side, crushed spinal cord at L-1
Description: On November 1, 1999, client fell to the ground while working for a contractor which was contracted to perform work for Illinois State Toll Highway Authority on the overpass of Interstate 294 over Interstate 90 in Rosement, Cook County, Illinois, and was seriously injured.
Amount Awarded: $420,000.00

Plainfield, Illinois – Will County
Injury: Laceration above eyebrow
Description: On Saturday, June 16, 2001, client was playing at 1700 Hidden Oaks Court in Plainfield, Illinois. The was a home under construction. There was a pile of plywood with some sticking out. Client tripped and fell, cutting his face above the eyebrow.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Dog Bite, Animal Injury

Hazel Crest, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Severe punctures and wounds on both hands, forearms, and wrists
Description: On October 8, 2003, client was playing in the street in front of her home at 169th and Lincoln, Hazel Crest, Illinois. Defendant had a Rottweiler, which got loose from its yard and attacked the client.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Willowbrook, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Lip laceration
Description: On July 2, 2005, client was bitten by a dog at 6636 Sheffield Lane, Willowbrook, Illinois, and was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Broadview, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Broken thumb
Description: On August 23, 2006, client was waiting at veterinarian’s office and leaned forward to pet another patron’s dog. As she did, the dog bit her and she suffered injuries.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago Ridge, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Dog bite with puncture wounds, sealed with multiple stitches
Description: Client is a Chicago Ridge letter carrier . On September 11, 2006, while on his route at 10640 Oak Avenue, Chicago Ridge, Illinois, the defendant’s gate was unlocked and her german shepherd mix got out. The dog bit the client’s inside bottom left thigh.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Laceration to face; laceration to nose
Description: On August 5, 2006, client went to defendant’s home, 2000 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. He had a dog on a leash in the courtyard. Defendant said it was okay to pet dog. When she bent down extending her hand to allow the dog to sniff her hand, the dog jumped up and bit her causing serious injuries.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Food Poisoning

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Food poisoning causing multiple problems; surgery
Description: On Sunday, August 14, 2005, the client, her husband and two friends were at a restaurant. That evening, they all shared appetizers, including a shellfish appetizer called “Ceviche.” The next morning, the client awoke vomiting and having severe diarrhea. Everyone was experiencing various forms of symptoms.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Hillside, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Contusions to abdomen, chest, brain and ribs
Description: On July 9, 2007, client ate at Quizno’s in Hillside. Half way through her salad she realized it was full of maggots causing digestive problems for client.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Injury to Spouse, Consortium

Aurora, Illinois – Kane County
Injury: Loss of consortium
Description: On April 14, 2003, client was on Farnsworth Road at its intersection with Liberty in Aurora, Kane County, Illinois. He was on his way to work, going through the intersection on a green light when the defendant turned left in front of him. He was thrown from the motorcycle, suffering severe injuries. His daughter suffered the loss of consortium, society, companionship, relationship, and support.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Loss of Consortium
Description: As a result of injuries to his wife from an automobile accident, client suffered a loss of consortium.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Loss of consortium
Description: On Sunday, August 14, 2005, the client, his wife, and two friends were at a restaurant. That evening, they all shared appetizers, including a shellfish appetizer called “Ceviche.” The next morning, the client’s wife awoke vomiting and having severe diarrhea. Everyone was experiencing various forms of symptoms.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Loss of Consortium
Description: As a result of injuries to her husband from an automobile accident, client suffered a loss of consortium.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Medical Malpractice

Berwyn, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Left humeral neck fracture
Description: On Sunday, April 21, 2002, client was at MacNeal Hospital for colon cancer surgery. Hospital employees got her out of bed and put her in a chair. She was left unsupervised and fell out of the chair. As a result, she was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Motorcycle Accident

Lombard, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Shoulder strain; head laceration; head contusion; head concussion
Description: On May 15, 2001, our client was southbound on Grace Street in Lombard, Illinois at its intersection with North Avenue. He was proceeding through the controlled intersection on a green light when defendant turned in front of him causing our client to be injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Ottawa, Illinois – LaSalle County
Injury: Right wrist burn; Laceration to face; laceration to right arm; laceration to right hip; Nose fracture
Description: On July 11, 2002, client was rounding a turn with his motorcycle in Starved Rock State Park in Ottawa, Illinois. Defendant swung too wide in the turn going the opposite way and client’s lane, striking the client head-on. As a result, he was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Aurora, Illinois – Kane County
Injury: Severe brain injury; shattered left humerus; punctured lung; numerous bruises and lacerations
Description: On April 14, 2003, client was on Farnsworth Road at its intersection with Liberty in Aurora, Illinois. He was on his way to work, going through the intersection on a green light when the defendant turned left in front of him. He was thrown from the motorcycle, suffering severe injuries. Policy limits paid by the insurance company.
Amount Awarded: $100,000.00

Downers Grove, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Head abrasions; right arm abrasions; left arm abrasions; left leg fracture
Description: On July 14, 2007, client was going eastbound in the curb lane of Main at its intersection with Claremont in Downers Grove, Illinois. Defendant was westbound on Claremont and turned in front of the plaintiff causing serious injury to client. Policy limits paid by the insurance company.
Amount Awarded: $100,000.00

Brookfield, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Dislocated shoulder; abrasions to shoulder; abrasions to knee; abrasions to elbow
Description: On May 14, 2007 at approximately 7:39 p.m., client was riding his motorcycle was driving his westbound on 47th Street at its intersection with Plainfield Road in Brookfield, Illinois. As he turned left, he was struck by defendant.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

St. Charles, Illinois – Kane County
Injury: Shattered left leg requiring surgery; contusions to knees, elbows, and left thigh.
Description: On September 25, 2007, client he was riding his motorcycle westbound on Main Street toward 2nd Street in St. Charles, Illinois. As he entered the intersection on a green light, a SUV driven by the defendant turned left and struck him without warning.
Amount Awarded: $400,000.00

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Fractured skull with cerebral hemorrhaging; pain in joint/pelvis; pulmonary collapse; loss conductive hearing; cervicalgia; cerebral atherosclerosis
Description: On May 10, 2005, client was riding his motorcycle at or near 5308 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, when a car driven by defendant turned in front of him and he was seriously injured.
Amount Awarded: $145,000.00

Crete Township, Illinois – Will County
Injury: Right ankle fracture; left leg abrasions; elbow abrasions; knee abrasions; head lacerations
Description: On July 13, 2008, client was a passenger on her boyfriend’s motorcycle. They were driving towards the intersection of Goodenow at I-394 and Route 1 in Crete Township, Illinois. As they proceeded through the intersection after a routine stop, they were struck by the defendant and client was seriously injured. Policy limits paid by the insurance company.
Amount Awarded: $125,000.00

Crete Township, Illinois – Will County
Injury: Right ankle fracture requiring surgery
Description: On July 13, 2008,, client was riding a motorcycle with his girlfriend on the back on Illinois Route 1 and Goodenow, Crete Township, Illinois. They stopped at the stop sign and proceeded through the intersection. As they passed through the intersection, they were struck by defendant, who was southbound on Route 1. Policy limits paid by the insurance company.
Amount Awarded: $100,000.00

Nursing Home Malpractice

Oak Lawn, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Death
Description: On Dec. 20, 2000, client tripped and fell at home and broke his left hip. After an inpatient stay at Christ Hospital where he had surgery, he was transferred to defendant nursing home for care and treatment. He developed pressure sores on both heels down to the bone which became infected causing sepsis and which caused client’s death.
Amount Awarded: $500,000.00

Other

Indian Head Park, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Property Damage
Description: Client lives in the Acacia Association in Indian Head Park. He put in a hot tub without authorization. He went to place a deck around it and sought permission for it. When the association discovered he had a hot tub, they ordered him to remove it. Client sought assistance to avoid the hot tub removal.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Wrongful Termination
Description: Client was wrongfully terminated.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Medical Bill Payments
Description: On May 17, client worked for Ready Metal when the plant closed. The assets were assigned to High Ridge Partners. Client found out that his medical insurance had not been paid and medical insurance was requiring payment then from client.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Pedestrian Accident

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Ligament tears in right and left knees, requiring surgery.
Description: On Tuesday, June 20, 2000, client was at the intersection of 111th and Kedzie in Chicago in the northeast corner. It was raining and he was holding an umbrella. He waited for the light controlling east-west traffic to turn green and then started out in the cross walk into the intersection. As he proceeded into the intersection in a westbound direction, the defendant was making a left-hand turn. The defendant struck the client at a high rate of speed. Immediately after the occurrence, the defendant admitted that he was not looking. He said that he did not see the client at all. Surgery was required for his knees.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Westchester, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: compound and comminuted fracture of the right elbow; fractured tibia; closed head brain injury.
Description: On October 24, 1998, our client was crossing Cermak Street from North to South at its intersection with Mayfair in Westchester, Illinois, and she was struck by the defendant while in the crosswalk resulting in serious injuries. Verdict.
Amount Awarded: $496,500.00

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Left leg fracture
Description: On July 17, 2001, client was walking across King Drive at 46th Street in Chicago, Illinois when defendant turned left from westbound 46th Street onto southbound King Drive and struck our client. As a results, she was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Fractured fibula, right hand and nose; head laceration; broken tooth
Description: On Tuesday, February 5, 2002, client was at the Jiffy Lube at Elston and Addison in Chicago, Illinois, working as a service technician . Defendant was pulling into the bay being guided by the plaintiff and lost control of his car. He pushed client through the window.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Mokena, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Right leg fracture
Description: On February 22, 2003, client was walking on Taylor Street in Mokena, Illinois when the defendant ran up on the sidewalk and struck her. As a result, she was seriously injured. Verdict.
Amount Awarded: $4,000,000.00

Oak Park, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Hip and thigh contusions
Description: On March 20, 2003, client was a pedestrian when she was hit by a passing vehicle with the mirror at 160 North Elmwood in Oak Park, Illinois.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Homer Glen, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Death
Description: On August 25, 2004, client was walking on the north side of 159th Street near Bell Road in Homer Glen, Illinois. He was struck by a westbound car driven by defendant who fled the scene and was found several days later.
Amount Awarded: $195,000.00

Bloomingdale, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Left leg fracture
Description: On October 8, 2004, at approximately 1:00 in the afternoon, client was walking on the left side of a parking lot aisle at the Wal-Mart in Bloomingdale, Illinois. As he was walking the defendant turned down the aisle and struck him with her vehicle. As a result, he was seriously injured.
Amount Awarded: $100,000.00

Palatine, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Death
Description: On December 23, 2005, client was a resident of Little City Home in Palatine, Illinois, a facility that locks residents inside. Client had Downs Syndrome and should not have been able to escape. However, he did escape and was struck and killed by a car while walking at 552 East Palatine Road, Palatine, Illinois.
Amount Awarded: $225,000.00

Clarendon Hills, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Broken right hip; blood in urine; which lead to foley catheter, bladder infection; PICC line in shoulder; MRSA infection
Description: On November 13, 2004, client was walking on a sidewalk in Clarendon Hills when the defendant backed out of her driveway and struck her causing seriously injury.
Amount Awarded: $215,000.00

LaGrange, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Fractured collarbone; contusion on head; contusion on rib
Description: On July 18, 2006, client was in the crosswalk of LaGrange Road and Hillgrove in LaGrange, Illinois, when a Pace Bus struck her. As a result, she was seriously injured. Jury verdict result.
Amount Awarded: $475,019.74

Bloomingdale, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Internal bleeding; pain, contusions and abrasions to her head, face, hand and leg.
Description: On January 14, 2008, client and her daughter were crossing Bloomingdale Road, just south of the intersection of Schick Road, in Bloomingdale, Illinois. They had crossed the first 2 lanes of traffic on Bloomingdale Road and were standing on or just past the double yellow line when a car driven by defendant came from their left, crossed over the double yellow line and struck them.
Amount Awarded: $100,000.00

Alsip, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Bruises and contusions to back, pelvis and right leg, laceration to left ankle and right elbow
Description: On December 1, 2008, client was a pedestrian entering her car at 116th and Karlov in Alsip, Illinois, and was struck by defendant who was driving a Ford Explorer and seriously injured. Policy limits paid by the insurance company.
Amount Awarded: $100,000.00

Premises Liability

Glendale Heights, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Herniated disc at C3-4; bulging discs at levels C4-5, C5-6 & C6-7; constant neck pain
Description: On September 16, 1999, client went to a grocery store in Glendale Heights, Illinois. She slipped on a puddle of water and fell in the store. She suffered serious injuries in the fall.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Worth, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Left ankle sprain; right leg fracture
Description: On Thursday, June 29, 2000, in the mid-afternoon, client had traveled to a drug store in Worth, Illinois. She walked toward the entrance of the store. As she walked on a ramp to enter the store, she slipped and fell, sustaining serious injuries.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Wheaton, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Right hand fracture; right knee contusion
Description: On July 21, 2001, client was walking out of a drug store in Wheaton, Illinois. The door opened and she stepped. As she did, her right foot went out from under her. Her left knee went down and then she fell on her right hand. As a result, she was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Oak Brook, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Central cord syndrome; quadriparesis; weakness and numbness in hands, arms and legs
Description: On May 19, 2000, client was walking into the Clubhouse Restaurant in Oak Brook, Illinois, and as he stepped down from the carpet onto the tiled floor, he slipped and fell and sustained a serious injury.
Amount Awarded: $349,000.00

Burbank, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Right eye contusion; chest contusion; sprained left wrist
Description: On January 13, 2002, three year old client was being pushed in the baby seat of a shopping cart by his mom through the Wal-Mart in Burbank, Illinois. As she turned the corner, the wheel of the cart collapsed and tossed child into a rack and he was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Naperville, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Torn rotator cuff requiring surgery
Description: On February 21, 2002, client dropped off her car at the Dent Busters at 1300 W. Ogden Avenue, Suite 104, in Naperville, Illinois. When she arrived later that day to pick up her car, her right foot hit the threshold. When it did, her ankle rolled because of a significant defect in the flooring, causing her to fall onto her right shoulder.

Amount Awarded: $150,000.00

Bartlett, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Severe tendon laceration in ring finger of dominant hand
Description: On May 31, 2003, client was in defendant’s home in Bartlett, Illinois, for a birthday party. He gave client a pole to strike the piñata which was starting to bend which client asked if he should use and defendant said it would be fine. The metal pole collapsed causing serious injury to client’s tendon in ring finger of dominant hand.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Naperville, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Torn Rotator Cuff
Description: On July 10, 2002, client slipped and fell in a Speedway station. As a result, he was injured.
Amount Awarded: $125,000.00

St. Charles, Illinois
Injury: Left knee tear
Description: On January 31, 2003, client was injured while working for Keebler at defendant’s store in St. Charles, Illinois. He was in the loading dock and tripped and fell.
Amount Awarded: $110,000.00

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Right ankle fracture
Description: On May 14, 2004, client was on a dock in Chicago, Illinois, walking to see a friend. She slipped on a ramp plate and fell. As a result, she was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Elmhurst, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Fractured left leg
Description: On August 5, 2004, client was leaving a convenience store in Elmhurst, Illinois. As he exited the store, he walked out the front door, across the sidewalk and into the parking lot. The parking lot had wheelstops that were improperly desgined, making them larger than proper. He tripped, fell, and was injured.
Amount Awarded: $75,000.00

Chicago Ridge, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Patella ligament injury requiring surgery
Description: On August 15, 2002, client slipped and fell at a candy store in Chicago Ridge Mall. As she was falling, a store clerk grabbed her arm, contributing to the injury she sustained in the fall. Her injuries required surgery to her knee. Verdict.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Downers Grove, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Head laceration
Description: On November 26, 2004, client was walking out of an electronics store in Downers Grove, Illinois. As she walked out of the store, she tripped and fell on an aluminum mat that was improperly installed at the exit of the store. She was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Arlington Heights, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Herniated discs at L3-L4 and L4-L5; knee injuries
Description: On March 23, 2006, client went to the Jewel Food Stores at 122 North Vail Avenue, Arlington Heights, Illinois. He was in an aisle where a floral arrangement had been displayed. As he was walking on the black linoleum floor, he encountered water, slipped and fell. He went down on his left knee and left wrist and immediately felt pain.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Death
Description: On July 8, 2006, client was killed when he was burned in a fire in an apartment that had no detectors.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Fractured hip
Description: On March 17, 2006, at approximately 7:00 p.m., client was attending and working an event at St. Ferdinand Parish School in Chicago, Illinois. Two girls bumped into client as she was walking away from the dessert table. As a result, client fell and was seriously injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Lynwood, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Comminuted and displaced right humeral fracture and comminuted and displaced right wrist fracture, both requiring surgery
Description: On January 23, 2007, client was exiting the south door of a church in Lynwood, Illinois. She had just enjoyed a church dinner. As she exited, the area outside the door was very dark and she slipped on black ice, falling backwards. Once on the ground, she noted that ice was everywhere.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

North Riverside, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Right hand and left knee sprain
Description: On October 14, 2007, client was walking on the tile floor of a grocery store in North Riverside, Illinois. He stepped on a wet substance, slipped and fell backwards, suffering injures.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Aurora, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Left leg fracture; left leg abrasion
Description: On November 1, 2008, client was at the Red Lobster at 1036 North Route 59 in Aurora, Illinois. As she was waiting with her family, a waitress walked by carrying a large tray, dropped the tray on the client’s leg and as a result, our client was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Downers Grove, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Multiple bed bug bites resulting in allergic reaction
Description: Bed bugs while staying at Extended Stay America, 3150 Finley Road, Downers Grove, Illinois May 6, 2009
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Product Liability

Lockport, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Severe cut to hand and thumb
Description: On December 12, 2000, client was washing his car and ran the towel over the running board which was defectively designed by defendant. The running board cut through the towel which was razor sharp and resulted in injuries to client.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Summit, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Right hand laceration
Description: On January 18, 2003, client was removing his showerhead when it broke into many pieces due to it being made of inferior materials and defective porcelain and caused his right hand to be lacerated.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

STF

Hinsdale, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Shattered right wrist; bruised right shoulder, right elbow and kneecap.
Description: On Friday October 26, 2001, client was leaving a bar pub in Hinsdale, Illinois with her boyfriend. As she was exiting the door, her right heel caught on the threshold. The threshold was improperly designed, constructed and installed. She then flew down the eight stairs, landing at the base of the staircase. She suffered serious injuries.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Underinsured Motorist Claim

Las Vegas, Nevada
Injury: Torn posterior horn of the medial meniscus of the right knee; Torn posterior horn of the medial meniscus of the left knee
Description: On February 15, 1998, clients were riding in the rear seat of a taxi van in Las Vegas, Nevada. They were at a stop light when the van they were riding in was rearended. They were injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Midlothian, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Open left distal femur fracture; Left colconeal fracture; Right ankle fracture
Description: On September 21, 2003, client was eastbound on 147th Street west of Laramie Avenue in Midlothian, Illinois. At the point of 5209 West 147th Street, defendant swerved across the center line and struck our client head-on. As a result, she was injured.
Amount Awarded: $220,000.00

Uninsured Motorist Claim

Burbank, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Herniated disc
Description: On August 18, 2003, client was driving in Burbank, Illinois and was rearended by an uninsured defendant.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Worker’s Compensation

Monee, Illinois – Will County
Injury: Fractured collarbone; right shoulder surgery
Description: On September 16, 2000, client was working on a porch during its construction. As he turned while walking, he slipped off the side due to inadequate fall protection. He was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Matteson, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Occipital neuralgia; Post-concussion syndrome
Description: On December 18, 2000, client slipped on ice while working and was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Lisle, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Broken arm
Description: On April 28, 2001, client was working and his arm was caught in a washing machine. He was seriously injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Herniated disc
Description: On April 22, 2001, client was working and lifted some heavy items. As a result, she suffered a herniated disc in her back.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Left leg fracture
Description: On August 19, 2001, client was injured while working when a patron of an amusement park. A go-kart went out of control and ran him over, causing serious injuries.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Lacerations to left hand; Left arm fracture
Description: On May 31, 2002, client was at work at a sign installation company. While cranking out a large sign, a cable broke and as he grabbed the sign, his hand was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Berwyn, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Internal derangement; Herniated disc
Description: On June 17, 2001, client injured her back while lifting at work.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

LaGrange, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Crushed left hand
Description: On November 28, 2002, client was cleaning a pizza rolling machine while at work. As it was running, his hand was caught and crushed.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Internal derangement
Description: On December 10, 2002, client was moving some pallets and injured his back.
Amount Awarded: $105,135.91

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Wrist fracture; internal derangement
Description: On April 11, 2003, client was walking at work when she tripped and fell on debris. As a result, she was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Bolingbrook, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Amputation; internal derangement; degloving injury
Description: On May 7, 2003, client was operating a handheld forklift for a food company. The forklift slipped on something, jerking, causing the forklift to run over the client’s foot. The weight and force of the forklift cut the client’s boot and severely injured the client’s foot.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Death
Description: On June 5, 2003, was working for a Chicago metropolitan transportation company on electric tracks. He came into contact with a live, high voltage rail and was electrocuted.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Downers Grove, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Aggravated lung injury
Description: In February 2003, client was employed at a publishing company with administrative duties. They demolished a portion of the building while she was there causing unreasonable levels of dust and debris in the air. This aggravated her pre-existing lung condition.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Lemont, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Left foot lis-franc dislocation
Description: In July 2002, client was working at a moving company when a large package dropped on his left foot. As a result, he was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

North Riverside, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Left shoulder strain
Description: On October 30, 2002, client was driving for her work with a local charity. She was rear-ended in North Riverside, Illinois, sustaining serious injuries.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Brookfield, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Left knee injury
Description: On February 6, 2004, client was walking from a group home in Brookfield when she slipped and fell. As a result, she was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Muscle strain
Description: On February 18, 2004, client injured his back while working.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Rosemont, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Right leg
Description: On June 18, 2004, client was working as a paramedic when he injured his back.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Davenport, Iowa
Injury: Rotator Cuff Injury
Description: On September 13, 2004, client was working and exposed to repetitive motion on his shoulder. As a result, he suffered a torn rotator cuff.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Palos Heights, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Herniated disc
Description: On February 22, 2005, client was injured while lifting a door in his employment as a locksmith. As a result, he was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Pulmonary Embolism
Description: On June 19, 2006, client suffered a pulmonary embolism as a result of long-term sitting from his position as a truck-driver. As a result, he was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Lower back pain
Description: On October 26, 2006, client was injured in the course of employment (driving) when he was rear-ended on NB 294 near O’Hare Airport.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Left side hernia
Description: On August 1, 2007, client was working and while lifting a 55 gallon drum of pipe, he was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Fractured right foot
Description: On October 6, 2007, client was working and grabbed a handrail. As he was doing so, it slipped, he fell and was seriously injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Chicago, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Disc herniation at C5-C6; Disc herniation at C6-C7
Description: On December 11, 2006, client was working at Southwest Airlines. He slipped on black ice, fell sideways and was seriously injured.
Amount Awarded: $129,016.30

Burbank, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Broken right pinky finger
Description: On December 3, 2007, client’s small finger (pinky finger) was smashed with a sledgehammer while at work.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

South Holland, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Low back injury
Description: On September 8, 2005, client was working and while lifting a heavy object, he was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Darien, Illinois – DuPage County
Injury: Left thumb fracture
Description: On July 12, 2008, client had her hand smashed in a safe. As a result, she was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Hazel Crest, Illinois – Cook County
Injury: Amputation of left index finger
Description: On February 24, 2006, client was working when he was cutting chamber with a saw. The chamber became wedged between the saw and the guideplate and as a result, client was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Mokena, Illinois – Will County
Injury: Cervical/Neck Strain
Description: On August 31, 2008, client was driving while on the job and was rear-ended by an Ozinga cement truck. As a result, he was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

Bolingbrook, Illinois – Will County
Injury: Coccyx fracture
Description: On December 29, 2008, client was working when she slipped and fell on ice. As a result, she was injured.
Amount Awarded: Withheld

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