$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.
$1.6 million settlement for a 55-year-old woman that sustained a left hip fracture and right tibial plateau fracture from an automobile accident.
$1.8 million Cook County medical malpractice verdict for a 35-year-old male who lost his only remaining testicle as a result of a preventable medical error during a routine hernia surgery.
$2 million settlement for the mother of a 33-year-old woman that suffered a fatal brain injury due to hypoglycemia.
$2.4 million verdict for a 29-year-old man that was hit by a pick-up truck driven by a City of Chicago Streets and Sanitation employee, resulting in a broken leg and four fractured vertebrae. This verdict was featured in the September 24, 2013 issue of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.
$3 million medical malpractice settlement in a lawsuit against a Chicago-area neurosurgeon for a 78-year-old woman who was paralyzed from the waist down as a result of a surgical error.
$3 million medical malpractice settlement in a lawsuit against a hospital for a 35-year-old woman whose breathing tube became dislodged, leading to her death.
$4.29 million medical malpractice settlement for a 38-year-old woman who died as a result of a hospital and five physicians failing to recognize and treat a pericardial effusion, causing cardiac tamponade. This settlement was featured in October 23, 2015 issue of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.
Over the past several years, information about rampant sexual abuse of minors by clergy in the Catholic Church has slowly begun to come to light. In August of this year, the Illinois Attorney General, Lisa Madigan, opened an investigation into this abuse following the release of a Pennsylvania grand jury report that identified at least seven… Read More