Schaumburg, IL Workers' Comp. and Personal Injury Lawyers
Case Results and Successes
Personal Injury Cases
$10 million settlement involving elderly gentleman who went blind after taking heart medication. The drug manufacturer failed to warn his doctors of the drug’s side effects. Product Liability case.
$3 million settlement involving truck/auto collision. Truck driver operating company truck ran red light and collided with 66-year old female’s vehicle which was making a left turn at intersection resulting in her wrongful death.
$1.4 million structured settlement (valued at $2.75 million). During construction of a building at the North Shore Country Club, an excavator struck a tree causing a large branch to strike 62-year old carpenter. Injuries included crush injury to vertebrae with insertion of two metal rods in carpenter’s back.
$1,000,000 settlement for 86-year old nursing home resident who suffered inoperable bed sores resulting in his wrongful death.
$1,000,000 in product liability case where 56-year old female’s car shifted from “Park” to “Reverse” after she exited her vehicle due to a defective transmission. She was knocked down and run over by her vehicle while attempting to stop it from running into the neighbor’s home on the other side of the street.
$850,000 with structured settlement to 73-year old Bensenville resident who tripped and fell in the crosswalk from a defectively constructed handicap ramp resulting in quadriplegia.
$825,000 premises liability case involving a Des Plaines resident who was using a drain cleaner product to unclog his pipes. He fell into landlord’s defective grease trap and drown. Plaintiff left a widow and two children.
$814,000 settlement and waiver of a $332,000 worker’s comp. lien for a 57-year old truck driver who fell on a defective loading dock fracturing his ankle which required surgery.
Structured settlement totaling $750,000 for 14-year old male passenger injured when his sister made a left hand turn at an intersection into oncoming traffic resulting in multiple open compound, displaced fractures of the leg requiring surgery.
$725,000 settlement for 52-year old male who fell through a hole in the floor at a construction site injuring his head, low back and wrist with surgery.
$685,000 settlement for 63-year old male who was rear-ended while a passenger in a work truck injuring his back and requiring back surgery.
$657,000 settlement involving a 59-year old electrician who fell from a scaffold at a construction resulting in injuries to the hip and shoulder requiring surgeries.
$640,000 settlement involving a woman who stepped backwards and tripped over a tent stake sustaining injuries to her lumbar spine requiring surgery.
$551,000 settlement involving a 51-year old male involved in an automobile collision resulting in a pelvic fractures with surgery.
$455,000 for 61-year old electrician who injured his knee following a fall at a construction site in Des Plaines.
$435,000 policy limit settlement for six family members involved in van/semi-trailer truck collision in a construction zone resulting in a multiple injuries including skull fractures, fractured thigh, fractured hip and right knee injury requiring surgeries.
$400,000 for 61-year old Des Plaines resident male involved in van/truck collision resulting in right and left shoulder injuries requiring surgery.
$350,000 settlement to woman who fell on ice at a strip mall injuring her low back with surgery.
$350,000 settlement to woman who tripped over gutter in “common area” of townhome complex injuring her shoulders requiring surgery.
$320,000 to a Hanover resident who suffered burn injuries to her face and hands after a gas oven exploded where the contractor failed to properly reinstall the connection to the oven after renovation work.
$314,000 verdict in favor of unemployed, motorcycle driver injured when he rear-ended truck stopped in the same lane waiting to make a left hand turn causing a collision between the motorcycle and the rear of the truck. Motorcycle driver sustained fractures to the left leg requiring surgery.
$300,500 for 24-year old female involved in rear-end automobile/truck collision resulting in neck and shoulder injury.
$285,000 settlement to a male who was rear-ended at a stop light with a non-operated back injury.
$225,000 for 40-year old male who tripped and fell in public parking lot pothole and injured his low back requiring surgery.
$210,000 to a 53-year old male who sustained an ankle fracture after he slipped and fell on ice outside an apartment-complex.
$200,000 for elderly nursing home patient in Elk Grove Village with Alzheimer’s who was allowed to wander outside the facility due to nursing home’s neglect. Patient fell and sustained hip fracture and head injury.
Workers' Compensation Cases
Total permanent disability award to 48-year old worker in Wheeling who slipped and fell on ice in company’s parking lot injuring his lower back which required multiple surgeries. Expected recovery could exceed $1,750,000.
61-year old male awarded total permanent disability benefits for life when he slipped on oil at work and was unable to continue in his job due to a lower back injury. Expected recovery could exceed $1,400,000.
Des Plaines police officer awarded a total permanent disability after his police vehicle was involved in a car accident resulting in a seizure disorder. Total permanent disability for life. Expected recovery will exceed $1,000,000.
$948,000 settlement for a 37-year old truck driver who sustained a crushing injury to his hand resulting in complex regional pain syndrome.
$880,000 partial award and settlement for a 46-year old man who had blunt trauma to his eye and knee at work resulting in the need for corneal transplant surgery and knee surgery.
Total permanent disability awarded to 58-year old hospital maintenance worker as a result of a back injury requiring surgical intervention. His expected recovery could exceed $850,000.
$837,000 settlement to 53-year old airline mechanic for nonsurgical on the job neck injury.
Total permanent disability awarded to 59-year old butcher who injured his back while working. Expected recovery could exceed $800,000.
$600,000 settlement to a 40-year old union worker who injured his back on the job resulting in back surgery.
$556,000 lump-sum settlement to a convenient store manager who sustained a lifting injury at work.
$536,000 settlement to a 48-year old butcher who was unable to return to work following an on-the-job injury involving his shoulder, knee and lower back.
$500,000 settlement to a 48-year old butcher who was unable to return to work following an on-the-job injury involving his shoulder, knee and lower back.
$460,000 settlement for 52-year old mechanic working on truck clutch injured his back requiring surgery.
$430,000 award to 53-year old female bus assistant who slipped and fell on ice in company parking lot and injured low back with multiple surgeries.
30-year old female developed Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) due to repetitive work injury. She was awarded lifetime wage differential benefits. After receiving 14 years of wage differential benefits, the worker accepted a lump sum settlement.
32-year old male delivering bottled water slipped and fell on icy sidewalk and was unable to return to his regular job. He was awarded lifetime wage differential benefits.
$312,500 settlement to 38-year old male worker who stepped on debris coming down ladder injuring his leg requiring surgery.
$309,000 settlement for 31-year old male auto mechanic working on car injured low back requiring surgery.
$227,500 settlement for 39-year old female warehouse worker moving a cart injured low back requiring surgery.
$205,000 settlement for undocumented worker who sustained an on the job injury requiring shoulder surgery.