Some Recent Settlements For Our Clients:
- Cab Driver Beaten-up by College Football Player; $150,000 Recovery
A college football player decided to resolve a fare dispute that arose with his Chicago cabbie, by using his fists. The altercation caused the cab driver to sustain a cervical disc herniation, which required no surgical repair.
- Mah Jong Player Falls at Retirement Facility; $250,000 Recovery
A Highland Park woman visited a retirement facility to play Mah Jong with friends. On her way to the apartment where the game was to be held, she tripped and fell upon a temporary elevator floor covering that was left to protect the marble floor from damage during “move-ins”. The fall caused her to sustain a non-union fracture of the tibial eminence with underlying traumatic arthritis, for which a possible knee replacement was recommended.
- Deliveryman Slips and Falls Upon Potato; $350,000 Recovery
While making a delivery to a large grocery store, a Chicago linen deliveryman slipped and fell upon a potato that had fallen from a crowded bin. As a result of the incident, the deliveryman sustained a lumbar disc herniation for which his treating doctors recommended future disc decompression and fusion surgery.
- Casino Boat Dealer Struck in Middle of Intersection; $800,000 Recovery
An Indiana woman was struck as she traveled through an intersection on a green light, when a man turned left into her path. She sustained a bimalleolar ankle fracture that required surgery with insertion of plates and screws. The trauma further caused her to develop Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, also known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.
- Failure to Properly Deliver Baby; $1.05 Million Recovery
A Lake County woman gave birth to a baby that was not breathing. The obstetrician failed to perform a timely cesarean and the hospital nurses failed to timely recognize that the baby was in fetal distress. The baby sustained cerebral anoxia which resulted in physical and mental impairment.