Our Success Record

Below are brief summaries of recent settlements/verdicts
of cases we have litigated and resolved for past clients.

Premise Liability:

  • Substantial undisclosed settlement in the sexual assault of a minor by a Catholic Priest.
  • $1.6 million verdict for a minor burned in a Chicago Housing Authority Apartment. No offer before trial.
  • $950,000 settlement for the wrongful death of a boy who was severely beaten outside a Burger King restaurant.
  • $645,000 settlement for a 34 year old female who sustained a comminuted fracture of the left tibial plateau and left lateral meniscus tear when a stairwell collapsed at a construction site of residential townhomes.


Medical Malpractice:

  • $20 million settlement involving a 19 year old girl who underwent heart valve repair/replacement and was not properly de-aired when removed from the bypass machine. She suffered severe brain damage as a result.
  • $10 million settlement involving a two day old infant with down syndrome who underwent surgery for a bowel obstruction. A central venous catheter was incorrectly placed and allowed administered fluid to penetrate the heart wall resulting in cardiac arrest and severe brain damage.
  • $5 Million settlement for a newborn who sustained brain damage as a result of trauma to newborn's head following birth while under the care of hospital staff.
  • $2.25 Million settlement involving the death of a 30 year old female who died as a result of the failure to diagnose and treat peripartum cardiomyopathy. The case was turned down by 5 other law firms.
  • $1,716,469 Jury verdict award in Sangamon County for a 34 year old female who sustained pelvic organ prolapsed as a result of forceps delivery. $125,000 offer before trial. Sangamon County.
  • $1.4 million settlement involving the wrongful death of a newborn due to the failure to perform a cesarean section delivery in a timely manner.
  • $1 Million settlement for the traumatic birth of a baby resulting in a brachial plexus injury. Lake County.
  • $950,000 settlement involving the wrongful death of a newborn due to the failure to perform a cesarean section delivery in a timely manner.
  • $950,000 Jury verdict against an in-home nursing agency for an 81 year old male, who underwent a right below the knee amputation as a result of a heel pressure sore that progressed to necrotizing fasciitis. No offer before trial. Defense blamed elderly client for waiting to call in-home nurse when heel infection progressed.
  • $900,000 Settlement for the traumatic birth of a baby resulting in a brachial plexus injury. Winnebago County.
  • $750,000 settlement for the traumatic birth of a baby resulting in a brachial plexus injury.
  • $600,000 settlement following a jury trial resulting in a hung Jury - 9 to 3 for plaintiff for the death of a 46 year old male who overdosed on prescription methadone. No offer before trial.
  • $400,000 verdict against Cook County Hospital for the death of a two day old infant. No offer before trial.


Motor Vehicle:

  • $1.8 million settlement for a passenger in a vehicle which was struck head on causing her to sustain a ruptured aorta which was surgically repaired.
  • $1.2 million verdict for a passenger in a vehicle who sustained a herniated cervical disk requiring surgical repair. Offer before trial was $75,000.
  • $550,000 settlement for a woman making a left hand turn who sustained a herniated disk when she was struck by a tractor trailer.
  • $450,000 settlement involving a woman who suffered a fractured neck without permanent injury after being hit by a CTA bus.
  • $350,000 settlement for a man who sustained a herniated lumbar disk when his motor vehicle was struck by a tractor trailer on the Dan Ryan expressway.


Professional Malpractice:

  • $950,000 settlement for a 35 year old male construction worker who sustained neck injuries when he was struck on the head from a falling object.
  • $550,000 for a woman whose attorney failed to file her motor vehicle accident lawsuit.


Construction Negligence:

  • $3.5 million verdict for a construction worker injured when the load he was attempting to off-load from a semi-tractor shifted, striking him at the waist. Offer before trial was $50,000.00
  • $1.4 million settlement for a crane operator injured when the crane he was operating tipped over.


Worker's Compensation:

  • $300,000 wage differential for a landscaper who was released to work with lift restrictions
  • $248,000 for an office worker who sustained neck injuries and was released back to work for light duty.
  • $185,000 wage differential for a laborer who was released to work with lifting restrictions.
  • $158,000 for a police officer who sustained a head injury causing dizziness and blurred vision.
  • $150,000 wage differential for a 60 year old man who was released to work with minimal restrictions.
  • $150,000 for a factory worker who sustained back and shoulder injuries and was released for medium duty


Nursing Home Malpractice:

  • $450,000 settlement for the death of an 87 year old female resident with severe dementia who was assaulted at the nursing home.
  • $400,000 settlement for the death of a 79 year old male resident with severe dementia and seizure disorder who died as a result of septic shock and volume depletion.
  • $225,000 settlement for a paraplegic female resident who developed a sacral pressure ulcer requiring surgery.