Our firm has had seven recoveries of over a million dollars in personal injury and wrongful death cases. We have obtained numerous awards and settlements of more than $100,000 on behalf of injured clients. Here is a sampling of the cases we have handled.
Most recently, the firm obtained a judgment in the amount of $2,633,311 in a wrongful death suit for the death of a civil union partner. It was the first judgment in the State of Illinois awarding wrongful death damages for the death of a civil union partner.
In 2013, the firm obtained a judgment in Logan County for $8,330,000 for personal injuries suffered to a woman beaten during a robbery at her place of business.
In 2011, the firm obtained a judgment in Macon County for $7,900,000 for personal injuries suffered to a 14 year old boy who suffered brain injuries from a motor vehicle collision.
The firm has recovered a settlement in Macon County of $3,400,000 from injuries suffered in a natural gas explosion in a home when the gas company failed to discover the gas leak during a service call after the family complained of the smell of gas in the home.
The firm received a verdict of $1,500,000 in a medical malpractice case against a local emergency department doctor who failed to diagnose spinal meningitis of a six month old child.
The firm received a settlement of $1,200,000 for a 20 year old young man who suffered partial paralysis in a motor vehicle collision in Macon County.
The firm received a verdict of $988,034 in Macon County for a woman who was injured in a motor vehicle collision and suffered RSD as a result of her injuries.
The firm received a judgment of $896,000 in Sangamon County for a man who lost part of his right hand when a defective firework exploded.
The firm obtained a settlement of $450,000 arising from a trucking accident near Meridian, Mississippi where a woman sustained multiple fractures of her leg.
The firm obtained a settlement of $438,000 arising from an injury crushing the leg of a six year old child when landscaping timbers rolled onto him.
The firm obtained a settlement of $275,000 arising from a back injury suffered to a construction worker in Champaign County when roof trusses were being improperly hoisted.
The firm obtained a verdict in Macon County of $263,000 arising from a motor vehicle collision where an intoxicated driver struck a car and caused a man to suffer multiple injuries to an arm and leg.
The firm obtained a settlement of $260,000 for a man who suffered herniated discs when boards at a local lumber yard were not properly secured.
The firm in 2013 obtained a settlement of $250,000 in Macon County for a man who was bitten by a police dog and suffered an injury to his hand and arm.
The firm obtained a settlement of $220,000 for a man who suffered a fracture of his left wrist in a motor vehicle collision in Macon County.
The firm obtained a verdict in Macon County of $200,000 arising from a man who fell and injured his back when a manlift step broke in a local factory.