The family of a teenage boy who suffered a severe traumatic brain injury after being rear-ended by a tractor-trailer has settled their personal injury lawsuit against the negligent truck driver and trucking company for just under $24.6 million, the full extent of available insurance coverage. The family was represented by Matthew Passen, Stephen Passen, and Jordan… Read More
Child suffered traumatic brain injury in an unsupervised parochial school.
Result: $19 Million Jury Verdict
When this case was referred to Passen & Powell from another law firm, there were serious questions about the nature of back injuries to our client, a woman with longstanding degenerative scoliosis of her spine, in the subsequent motor vehicle crash in which she was rear-ended by a negligent driver. Our attorneys went to work… Read More
Passen & Powell and our client, a 39-year-old woman, are thrilled to report a $3 million settlement against a premises owner and operator of a Basic Motorcycle Training Class for devastating leg injuries she suffered when she fell off her motorcycle while riding during the class. This case was featured on the front page of… Read More
When a 75-year-old man arrived by ambulance at a suburban hospital’s ER with complaints of acute-onset back pain radiating into the groin, and when a pulsating abdominal mass was felt by the resident ER physician, a diagnosis of abdominal aortic aneurysm — a potentially life-threatening condition involving a weakening of the wall of the aorta… Read More
A 77-year-old female pedestrian who was struck by a Panda Express delivery vehicle and suffered predominantly a hip fracture has settled her claim against Panda Express for $1,000,000 without ever filing suit. She was represented by the Chicago-based personal injury law firm, Passen & Powell. On February 1, 2019, Rosemary Haraldsson was walking from her parked… Read More
A mother (52 years old) and son (22 years old) who suffered from post-concussion syndrome after a rear-end collision has settled their case against the negligent driver and Chicago waste removal company for $2.25 million. The family was represented by Chicago-based personal injury law firm, Passen & Powell. In May 2013, the mother and son… Read More
Matt Passen and Jordan Powell reached a $1,000,000 settlement on behalf of a woman who was sexually assaulted by her treating physician during a routine gynecological examination. The undisclosed physician touched her inappropriately and made other inappropriate comments of a sexual nature during the exam. The settlement was paid by a confidential healthcare facility.
$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.