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Verdicts & Settlements

We strive to maximize our clients’ recovery in every case. As trial lawyers, we prepare every case with the understanding it may go to trial. After we fully prepare the facts and show it to the defendants, they often settle the case.

Our results in past cases show that our hard work pays off for our clients. We have helped our clients reach settlements for:

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Products Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Construction Accidents
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Workers Compensation

Wrongful Death Case

$1.8 million was paid by two government entities for negligent road repair, causing an accident and my client’s death.

Products Liability

We secured $260,000 for our client who suffered damage to her intestine because of a faulty medical staple gun.

  • MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS

TEENAGER INJURED IN AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT – 1.1 MILLION DOLLAR SETTLEMENT FOR HIGH SCHOOL GIRL WHO WAS STOPPED AT INTERSECTION ON WAR MEMORIAL DRIVE. DEFENDANT DRIVER WAS FROM A FOREIGN COUNTRY AND HERE ON BUSINESS. HIS COMPANY DENIED LIABILITY BECAUSE THE ACCIDENT DID NOT OCCUR DURING WORK HOURS. AFTER FILING A LAWSUIT THE COMPANY PAID THE AWARD TO MY CLIENT.

1.8 MILLION RECOVERY – TWO ADULTS KILLED IN A ONE CAR ACCIDENT. PLAINTIFF ARGUED ROADWAY HAD BEEN NEGLIGENTLY MAINTAINED. DEFENDANT ARGUED THAT TORT IMMUNITY ACT PROTECTED GOVERNMENTAL UNIT FROM ANY LIABILITIES.

  • MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT – $575,000.00 RECOVERY FOR MY CLIENT INJURED WHEN DRIVER OF PICKUP TRUCK IN PEKIN PULLED OUT IN FRONT OF MY CLIENT. THE DRIVER OF PICKUP TRUCK UNSUCCESSFULLY ARGUED THAT THE ACCIDENT WAS AT LEAST PARTIALLY THE FAULT OF MY CLIENT.

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT $175,000.00 SETTLEMENT – MY CLIENT SUFFERED A BROKEN ARM AND ROAD RASH WHEN HE HAD TO LAY DOWN HIS BIKE DUE TO AUTOMOBILE ILLEGALLY CHANGING LANES IN FRONT OF HIM. DEFENDANT ARGUED IT WAS NOT HIS FAULT.

  • WORKERS COMPENSATION

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION PERMANENT DISABILITY – CLIENT WAS A FEMALE CONSTRUCTION WORKER WHO HAD SEVERE INJURY AND SEVERAL OPERATIONS WHICH SHE COULD NOT RETURN TO HER REGULAR JOB AND COULD ONLY DO SEDENTARY JOBS. COURT AWARDED PERMANENT DISABILITY.

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION PERMANENT DISABILITY – CLIENT SUFFERED A CRUSH INJURY TO HIS ARM AND DEVELOPED A SEVERE CASE OF RSD WHICH CAUSED PERMANENT SEVERE PAIN AND LACK OF USE IN ARM. ARBITRATOR MADE AWARD AND THE EMPLOYER APPEALED. CASE WAS OVERTURNED AND WAS RETRIED. MY CLIENT WON THAT TRIAL AND THE CASE WAS AGAIN APPEALED AND AWARD WAS FINALLY AFFIRMED THE SECOND TIME ON APPEAL.

  • PRODUCTS LIABILITY

3.1 MILLION PRODUCTS LIABILITY AWARDS – MULTI-STATE ACTION AGAINST MANUFACTURES OF DEFECTIVE HIPS FROM 2011 – 2014 ON BEHALF OF 8 CLIENTS WHO HAD LOCAL HIP REPLACEMENTS. DOCTORS WERE NOT AT FAULT.

  • WRONGFUL DEATH

WRONGFUL DEATH $655,000.00 AGAINST NEGLIGENT RAILROAD – CLIENT WAS KILLED WHEN DRIVING THROUGH RAILWAY UNDERPASS THAT HAD LARGE BROKEN PIECE OF CONCRETE THAT HAD FALLEN OFF OF A RAILROAD UNDERPASS THAT WAS IN DISREPAIR.