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Personal Injury Settlements & Verdicts

THE FOLLOWING SETTLEMENTS/VERDICTS WERE IN A LUMP SUM UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED:

  • $1,000,000.00 binding mediation award for a car accident victim with multiple fractures and a total knee replacement.

  • $900,000 plus waiver of a $191,000.00 workers’ compensation lien for a concert and theater worker who was struck by a semi-trailer door and sustained facial fractures and herniated discs in his neck.

  • $635,000.00 plus complete waiver of a workers’ compensation lien for a lifelong teamster who injured his back when a truck rolled away from a dock while he was unloading it with a forklift. He was unable to return to work but did not have surgery.

  • $600,000.00 for a pedestrian struck by a car.

  • $562,973.46 (fresh money after workers’ compensation set-off) for a truck driver who was involved in a motor vehicle accident and required a neck surgery.

  • $560,000.00 plus reduction in workers’ compensation lien for a truck driver who sustained a torn rotator cuff with surgery as a result of a fall in a rail yard.

  • $500,000.00 (Policy Limits without litigation) for a pedestrian struck by an automobile that suffered from multiple fractures.

  • $450,000.00 and waiver of workers’ compensation lien for an executive who suffered bilateral shoulder injuries with surgeries as a result of a construction accident.

  • $441,688.00 jury verdict for a 71-year-old medical van operator who suffered from an operated partially torn rotator cuff as a result of an accident with a CTA bus. The CTA offered $150,000.00 a few days prior to trial. The jury awarded $229,129.00 in past and future wage loss which was heavily disputed by the CTA.

  • $369,500.00 for a client who suffered from a fractured clavicle with surgery and a fractured leg as a result of an accident caused by a semi-truck.

  • $350,000.000 for the estate of a woman struck and killed by a truck (policy tendered by truck’s insurance carrier).

  • $315,000.00 for a passenger in a cab involved in an automobile accident that suffered from multiple facial fractures.

  • $310,000.00 for a shoulder tear with surgery that resulted from a slip and fall accident.

  • $300,000.00 (Policy limits) for the victim of a dog attack that sustained permanent scars and an arm injury requiring surgery.

  • $295,000.00 for a slip and fall victim with an operated back.

  • $275,000.00 for a delivery driver who injured his back in a dock accident.

  • $266,666.00 for a car accident victim with a fractured jaw.

  • $255,000.00 for a client who underwent lumbar spine surgery as a result of a car accident.

  • $250,000.00 for a 70-year-old bicycle rider who was struck and killed by an automobile with heavily disputed liability. No offer was made prior to litigation.

  • $245,000.00 for a custodian who slipped and fell due to the negligence of a separate cleaning company and fractured her wrist which also caused the need for a carpal tunnel surgery.

  • $235,000.00 for a woman who shattered her kneecap and fractured her arm in an automobile accident. Liability was initially denied.

  • $225,000.00 for a woman who suffered a mild brain injury as a result of an automobile accident.

  • $225,000.00 premises liability settlement plus a significant reduction of a workers’ compensation lien for a cable installer who sustained a torn knee with surgery as a result of a co-worker slipping and falling on torn carpeting into him while he was climbing stairs.

  • $207,500.00 for a tenant who fractured her shoulder after falling downstairs.

  • $185,000.00 for a car accident victim with an operated neck (heavily disputed causation).

  • $175,000.00 for a client who required a cervical spine fusion due to a slip and fall accident at her apartment complex with heavily disputed liability that occurred during a power outage.

  • $153,000.00 for a client with a disc bulge who was injured in an automobile accident. The insurance company offered $10,000.00 prior to our involvement.

  • $150,000.00 for a plumber who suffered from an operated torn rotator cuff as a result of a slip and fall construction accident (heavily disputed liability).

  • $145,000.00 settlement with the United State Post office for an airline worker that injured his cervical spine due to a faulty conveyor belt.

  • $135,000.00 for an elderly man who was hit by a car in a parking lot and suffered fractures.

  • $133,333.00 for a car accident victim with a surgically repaired knee.

  • $132,000.00 for a trip and fall at a retail store that caused an aggravation of a bilateral knee injury.

  • $130,000.00 for a car accident victim that suffered a hip fracture.

  • $125,000.00 for a slip and fall accident that resulted in a fractured hand with surgery.

  • $125,000.00 and approximately $500,000.00 reduction in a workers’ compensation lien for a construction worker who suffered multiple injuries in a heavily disputed construction accident.

  • $118,000.00 for a retired woman who tripped and fell on an exposed cable at her condominium and suffered a fractured arm with surgery.

  • $115,000.00 (Policy limits) for a woman who sustained a fractured leg that required surgery as a result of an automobile accident. The entire insurance policy was obtained within 90 days of the accident without the need to file a lawsuit.

  • $114,000.00 (and substantial reduction of a workers’ compensation lien) for a victim of an accident who suffered from a torn knee with surgery as a result of a shelf falling on her.

  • $110,000.00 (policy limit) for a death case with an insurance coverage issue in which Plaintiff was never offered anything until she retained our firm.

  • $108,675.00 (binding arbitration verdict) for a victim of an accident that occurred when he was climbing on a shelf in a warehouse that fell (heavily disputed liability).

  • $105,000 (policy limit) for a passenger in an automobile accident with multiple fractures.

  • $101,000.00 (policy limits plus medical pay limits) for a woman bit by a dog who had a facial scaring.

  • $100,000.00 for a woman who sustained a head injury as pedestrian who was struck by a truck.

  • $100,000.00 (policy limit) for a woman who suffered a fractured leg with surgery as a result of an automobile accident.

  • $100,000.00 for a cafeteria worker that suffered from multiple burns on his foot.

  • $100,000 (policy limit) for a man hit by an automobile while riding his bicycle who suffered from a fractured vertebra.

  • $100,000.00 (policy limit) for a car accident victim that suffered from an operated torn rotator cuff.

  • $100,000.00 (policy limit) for a client involved in an automobile accident that suffered a fractured wrist that required 2 surgeries.

  • $100,000.00 (policy limits without litigation) for the victim of an automobile accident that suffered from a shoulder tear and knee tear.