According to a recent report from the Governors Highway Safety Association, a national nonprofit highway safety organization, the number of pedestrians killed on U.S. roadways in 2018 was the largest annual number of pedestrian fatalities since 1990. Specifically, the data revealed 6,227 pedestrians were killed in motor vehicle accidents last year, a 4% increase from the… Read More
In our experience, the majority of motor vehicle crashes in which we are retained to help injured victims involve some form of distracted driving. Distractions divert drivers’ attention from the roadway, and substantially increases the risk of crash-related injury — indeed, the research suggests distracted driving is as dangerous (if not more dangerous) than driving… Read More
Back injuries — specifically, lumbar and cervical disc injuries — are some of the most common injuries caused by trauma in motor vehicle crashes, falls, and other accidents. In our cases, we are routinely faced with defense lawyers and insurers who try to argue that these injuries to our clients are “degenerative,” and therefore unrelated… Read More
$175,000 settlement for a 40-year-old man that suffered from post-concussive syndrome from a motorcycle accident.
$365,000 settlement for a 79-year-old male that was hospitalized for a urinary tract infection and developed a severe pressure sore to his sacrum/coccyx.
$500,000 settlement for a 91-year-old nursing home resident that fell from his wheelchair resulting in neck fractures.
$842,801 nursing home verdict for an 87-year-old Chicago woman in a nursing home negligence lawsuit filed against Kenwood Healthcare Center for a fall resulting in a hip fracture, pelvic fracture and shoulder fracture.
$325,000 settlement for a 90-year-old male nursing home resident that developed an infected pressure sore to his sacrum and suffered a fall from bed resulting in a laceration to his forehead that required sutures.
$1 million nursing home settlement against Winchester House for the family of an elderly woman who suffered a fall resulting in a hip fracture. At the time the settlement was reached, this was the largest reported settlement for a nursing home negligence case in Lake County, Illinois.
$1.169 million Cook County medical negligence verdict against a doctor who failed to adequately monitor and respond to an 84-year-old woman’s abnormal INR levels and order Coumadin to prevent a stroke. This verdict was featured on the front page of the December 1, 2015 issue of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.