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Jury Verdicts Our Firm Obtained that Far Exceeded the Settlement Offers Made by the Insurance Companies for Each Defendant

Verdicts where the 12 person Jury Awarded Amounts of Money that Exceeded the Defendant(s) Policy Limits or Offer:

  • $2.75 Million Verdict, $0 Offer - Medical Malpractice Action, Three (3) weeks on trial in Federal Court-physician failed to perform timely C-Section procedure (Hospital settled 1st day of trial $750,000 thus verdict was versus the Physician).
  • $1.2 Million Verdict versus Village of Skokie and Three (3) of its Police Officers
  • Five (5) week Trial-Jury determined That Village of Skokie, through the Three (3) officers sued, had acted with Wilful and Wanton disregard in the Execution and Enforcement of the Laws of the State of Illinois.
  • $1.15 Million Verdict with $0 Offer - Physician failed to properly diagnose elderly patient, instead diagnosing him with GERD and prescribing him Prilosec, and patient died approx. 3 hours after leaving physicians office.
  • $627,312 Verdict with $0 Offer - Nursing home patient improperly assessed by physician causing injuries to patient, despite well known history of diagnosis that was somehow missed by physician.
  • $400,000 Verdict after $50,000 Offer - Motor Vehicle Accident where 76 year old client was struck in crosswalk (State Farm Driver) sustaining lower leg injuries that requires a skin graft procedure and leaving permanent scar on lower leg.
  • $240,000 Verdict after $7,000 Offer from both Defendants - Client was a passenger on a CTA bus (CTA offered $2,000 that was turning left on Balbo at Michigan Ave., when the articulated bus was struck by second Defendant (Allstate offered $5,000) causing non-operated herniated disc.
  • $210,000 Verdict after $90,000 Offer - Plaintiff struck while riding his motorcycle, Jury awarded $110,000 more than the insurance policy limits of the Defendant.
  • $131,000 Verdict after $65,000 Offer - Passenger Sustained Nose Fracture, Jury awarded $31,000 more than the policy limits of the Defendant.

Exceptional Settlements

  • $3.75 Million Settlement after 1 week on trial in Medical Malpractice action, alleged the physician/surgeon and hospital staff were negligent in the post operative period of care resulting in injuries and damages to a 25 year old young man.
  • $2.05 Million Settlement where a young man had been the victim of a drive-by shooting, after a lengthy hospitalization, was set to be discharged by hospital the day he died as a result of alleged hospital negligence and failure to properly assess his breathing.
  • $1.6 Million Settlement in Construction Negligence Case where middle aged man was caused to fall through a hole in the roofing as a result of OSHA and other violations on the part of the Contractor and Owner.
  • $675,000 Settlement after a week on trial in motor vehicle versus pedestrian case.
  • $600,000 Settlement in slip and fall case in a coffee shop.
  • $550,000 Settlement in Nursing Home Injury Case alleging violations of the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act.
  • $400,000 Verdict after 1 week on trial in car versus pedestrian case.
  • $220,000 Settlement in Nursing Home Injury Case alleging violations of the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act.
  • $190,000 Settlement in Nursing Home Injury Case alleging violations of the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act.
  • $190,000 Settlement in Nursing Home Injury Case alleging violations of the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act.
  • $175,000 Settlement in Nursing Home Injury Case alleging violations of the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act.
  • $150,000 Settlement in Nursing Home Injury Case alleging violations of the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act.
  • $125,000 Settlement in Nursing Home Injury Case alleging violations of the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act.