Personal Injury Settlements & Verdicts

The following settlements/verdicts were in a lump sum unless otherwise indicated:

  • $1,000,000.00 binding mediation award for a car accident victim with multiple fractures and a total knee replacement.
  • $900,000 plus waiver of a $191,000.00 workers’ compensation lien for a concert and theater worker who was struck by a semi-trailer door and sustained facial fractures and herniated discs in his neck.
  • $635,000.00 plus complete waiver of a workers compensation lien for a lifelong teamster who injured his back when a truck rolled away from a dock while he was unloading it with a forklift. He was unable to return to work but did not have surgery.
  • $562,973.46 (fresh money after workers compensation set-off) for a truck driver who was involved in a motor vehicle accident and required a neck surgery.
  • $500,000.00 (Policy Limits without litigation) for a pedestrian struck by an automobile that suffered from multiple fractures.
  • $450,000.00 and waiver of workers’ compensation lien for an executive who suffered bilateral shoulder injuries with surgeries as a result of a construction accident.
  • $441,688.00 jury verdict for a 71 year old medical van operator who suffered from an operated partially torn rotator cuff as a result of an accident with a CTA bus. The CTA offered $150,000.00 a few days prior to trial. The jury awarded $229,129.00 in past and future wage loss which was heavily disputed by the CTA.
  • $315,000.00 for a passenger in a cab involved in an automobile accident that suffered from multiple facial fractures.
  • $310,000.00 for a shoulder tear with surgery that resulted from a slip and fall accident.
  • $300,000.00 (Policy limits) for the victim of a dog attack that sustained permanent scars and an arm injury requiring surgery.
  • $295,000.00 for a slip and fall victim with an operated back.
  • $275,000.00 for a delivery driver who injured his back in a dock accident.
  • $266,666.00 for a car accident victim with a fractured jaw.
  • $250,000.00 for a 70 year old bicycle rider who was struck and killed by an automobile with heavily disputed liability. No offer was made prior to litigation.
  • $245,000.00 for a custodian who slipped and fell due to the negligence of a separate cleaning company and fractured her wrist which also caused the need for a carpal tunnel surgery.
  • $235,000.00 for a woman who shattered her knee cap and fractured her arm in an automobile accident. Liability was initially denied.
  • $225,000.00 premises liability settlement plus a significant reduction of a workers compensation lien for a cable installer who sustained a torn knee with surgery as a result of a co-worker slipping and falling on torn carpeting into him while he was climbing stairs.
  • $185,000.00 for a car accident victim with an operated neck (heavily disputed causation).
  • $175,000.00 for a client who required a cervical spine fusion due to a slip and fall accident at her apartment complex with heavily disputed liability that occurred during a power outage.
  • $150,000.00 for a plumber who suffered from an operated torn rotator cuff as a result of a slip and fall construction accident (heavily disputed liability).
  • $145,000.00 settlement with the United State Post office for an airline worker that injured his cervical spine due to a faulty conveyor belt.
  • $135,000.00 for an elderly man who was hit by a car in a parking lot and suffered fractures.
  • $133,333.00 for a car accident victim with a surgically repaired knee.
  • $130,000.00 for a car accident victim that suffered a hip fracture.
  • $125,000.00 for a slip and fall accident that resulted in a fractured hand with surgery.
  • $125,000.00 and approximately $500,000.00 reduction in a workers’ compensation lien for a construction worker who suffered multiple injuries in a heavily disputed construction accident.
  • $118,000.00 for a retired woman who tripped and fell on an exposed cable at her condominium and suffered a fractured arm with surgery.
  • $115,000.00 (Policy limits) for a woman who sustained a fractured leg that required surgery as a result of an automobile accident. The entire insurance policy was obtained within 90 days of the accident without the need to file a lawsuit.
  • $114,000.00 (and substantial reduction of a workers’ compensation lien) for a victim of an accident who suffered from a torn knee with surgery as a result of a shelf falling on her.
  • $110,000.00 (policy limit) for a death case with an insurance coverage issue in which Plaintiff was never offered anything until she retained our firm.
  • $108,675.00 (binding arbitration verdict) for a victim of an accident that occurred when he was climbing on a shelf in a warehouse that fell (heavily disputed liability).
  • $105,000 (policy limit) for a passenger in an automobile accident with multiple fractures.
  • $101,000.00 (policy limits plus medical pay limits) for a woman bit by a dog who had a facial scaring.
  • $100,000.00 (policy limit) for a woman who suffered a fractured leg with surgery as a result of an automobile accident.
  • $100,000.00 for a cafeteria worker that suffered from multiple burns on his foot.
  • $100,000 (policy limit) for a man hit by an automobile while riding his bicycle who suffered from a fractured vertebrae.
  • $100,000.00 (policy limit) for a car accident victim that suffered from an operated torn rotator cuff.
  • $100,000.00 (policy limit) for a client involved in an automobile accident that suffered a fractured wrist that required 2 surgeries.