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Recent Settlements – Our Successes

Police Officer making a DUI arrest suffered fractures to his ankle as a result of victim falling on him; $95,000.00;

Roselle, IL woman whose kidneys failed because her doctor who prescribed lithium and failed to monitor kidney functions; $3,215,000.00;

Wheeling, IL girl fell at a Mount Prospect, IL fast food restaurant and sustained an epidural hematoma; $105,000.00;

Roselle, IL woman’s auto accident resulted in right-sided cervical radiculopathy affecting the right C6 and possibly the right C7 nerve root, due to herniated disk at C5-C6 on the right side; $201,000.00;

Streamwood, IL plaintiff w/slip and fall at a Hoffman Estates, IL Dominick’s on wet floor – 8/6/97 resulting in minor drop foot; $165,000.00;

Police officer injured in motorcycle accident resulting in left shoulder and left elbow injuries; right Achilles tendon tear; left rotator cuff injury; greenstick fracture of jaw and low back pain; partial tear of subscapularis; subacromial decompression distal clavicle resection; (ii) left elbow – release of extensor carpi radialis brevis; $435,000.00;

Huntley, IL woman fell on slippery substance at a fuel island when she stopped to refuel truck. X-ray cervical spine showed bulging discs at L3-4 and L4-5 and small disc herniation at L5-S1 on left; Evaluation of cervical spine MRI reveals degenerative disc disease at C4-5, 5-6 & 6-7; MRI of lumbosacral spine reveals degenerative disc disease at L3-4, 4-5 & 5-1; EMG reveals mild to moderate right C5 & C6 radiculopathy; $250,000.00;

Schaumburg, IL girl suffered dog bite to face in Palatine, IL, requiring plastic surgery; minor scarring; $150,000.00;

Addison, IL woman w/disk injury from car accident in Bloomingdale, IL; $100,000;

Elgin, IL woman stopped at train crossing hit from behind – suffered a central disc protrusion with compression of the anterior of the thecal sac and disc bulges at C4-5 and C5-6;

River Grove, IL pedestrian hit by motorist turning into intersection – fractured left tibia and fractured finger;

Yuma, AZ man w/broken wrist due to aggressive celebrity bodyguards who thought he was taking photos of celebrities they were guarding;

Elk Grove Village, IL woman left with scar on forehead in auto accident;

Man left with deformed thumb Bensenville, IL woman’s finger cut off in accident when man slammed car door on her;

Woman dislocated left shoulder in auto accident requiring surgery; Hoffman Estates, IL woman suffered fracture of the right distal radius in auto accident;

Hanover Park, IL minor suffered multiple trauma; contusion of the left side of face; fracture of the distal radius (left wrist); blunt abdominal trauma w/intraperitoneal bleeding & ruptured spleen while swinging from a zipcord on public property;

Bartlett, IL woman suffered pain in both arms and right knee from auto accident;

Bartlett, IL woman suffered pain in neck and back; right shoulder and left ankle as a passenger in an auto accident;

Des Plaines, IL man suffered trauma to left leg (fibula contusion), ankle sprain, bruised/sore thigh, sore knee, sore/stiff neck, & back sprain. Leg suffered clotting that had to be removed. Bartlett, IL woman suffered neurological disc disease after being hit from behind while stopped at stoplight. Rolling Meadows, IL man suffered right wrist nondisplaced fracture of the distal radius and fracture of the ulnar styloid falling off defective restaurant stool;

Elk Grove Village, IL woman suffered eye injury when apartment door fell from hinges;

Bartlett, IL man suffered severe cervical injury, bulging discs at L-4 and L-5 when struck by a car turning into him at intersection;

Orland Park, IL husband suffered acute lumbosacral strain and fractured ribs and his wife suffered right clavicle fracture; multiple abrasions and contusions; mild disc bulging at C5-C6 intervertebral disc; bruised tailbone, bruised abdomen; migraine headaches and right upper back pain when an auto collided with them;

Hanover Park, IL minor fractured nose when defective door at restaurant hit her in the face;

Streamwood, IL woman suffered right and left knee injuries; facial cuts and bruises; right knee required arthroscopy and partial medial meniscectomy; chondroplasty of the lateral tibial plateau, patellae, trochlear groove; total knee replacement when struck by auto running a red light when she was turning;

Bartlett, IL man’s finger became deformed by a defective shopping cart at retail store;

Mount Prospect, IL woman suffered a rotator cuff tear after falling on poorly carpeted stairs at opera house;

Palatine, IL suffered illness when prescription was incorrectly filled;

Mount Prospect, IL man suffered right and left knee injuries; facial cuts and bruises; right knee required arthroscopy and partial medial meniscectomy; chondroplasty of the lateral tibial plateau, patellae, trochlear groove; total knee replacement when auto struck him while making a turn;

Streamwood, IL man suffered injuries to his ankle following a dog bite;

Schaumburg, IL man bit by dog suffered injuries to leg;

Streamwood, IL woman was trimming tree in her own yard when neighbor dog jumped up and bit her in arm causing permanent scarring and nerve damage;

Schaumburg, IL woman suffered fracture of the C6 cervical vertebra while a passenger in car hit by another auto;

Schaumburg, IL man suffered injuries to right and left arms and hips when struck by a bus;

Chicago, IL man suffered fractured wrist when his brand new engine seized throwing him from his motorcycle;

No. Aurora, IL man suffered severed burns to his legs after being burned by a home health care nurse;

Schaumburg, IL man suffered a comminuted nondisplaced fracture of distal fibular metaphysics when another party jumped on him;