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148 M

Verdict for a paralyzed 24-year-old female injured at O’Hare International Airport (highest compensatory verdict awarded to an individual in Illinois, and top five in U.S., excluding punitive damages).

32 M

Recovery for an 8-year-old girl whose four-limbs were amputated after a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of an infection, leading to severe septic shock.

15.504 M

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 64-year-old man and the debilitating injuries of a 62-year-old woman—both from southern Illinois—arising from a multi-vehicle pile-up on a highway in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

15.2 M

Verdict for a 33-year-old veteran forced to undergo seven surgeries after his left foot was degloved when it was run over by a forklift while working at an international technology show at McCormick Place.

15 M

Recovery for a 34-year old property adjuster in Dallas, Texas, left severely burned after being electrocuted by a dangerously-low-hanging electrical wire on a roof, about which the company had received complaints but failed to correct.

15 M

Recovery for a 34-year old property adjuster in Dallas, Texas, left severely burned after being electrocuted by a dangerously-low-hanging electrical wire on a roof, about which the company had received complaints but failed to correct.

12.5 M

Recovery for a Rolling Meadows high school football player who became a quadriplegic after he was tackled by a teammate into an unpadded, 25 foot-high steel post located 11.5 feet from the sideline of the school’s practice field.

12 M

Recovery for a 37-year-old man who suffered the partial amputation of both of his legs and one of his arms after a hospital failed to give him antibiotics for a serious infection (Featured in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin).

10.5 M

Recovery for a 37-year-old police officer who suffered severe burns to his torso, arm, buttocks, and leg when a truck crashed into his stopped vehicle on the shoulder of the highway during a roadside assistance stop (Featured on local TV news stations and papers).

10 M

Recovery for a 33-year-old male who was left paraplegic and with limited ability to perform any of his daily activities after a brain arteriovenous malformation (AVM) was missed during a concussion evaluation.

10 M

Recovery for a brain-injured newborn after doctors failed to timely deliver the baby by cesarean section.

9.3 M

Recovery for a 47-year-old woman left brain damaged and quadriplegic due to a stroke she suffered after a resident, who was placing a catheter, punctured her subclavian vein.

9 M

Verdict for the wrongful death of a 40-year-old wife and mother of six children and her unborn seventh child after she suffered respiratory arrest due to pneumonia while in the hospital.

8 M

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 43-year-old husband and father of two adult children who was left brain damaged and comatose for four years following the failure to treat a severe asthma attack in the emergency department.

7.5 M

Recovery for an infant who suffered brain damage and developed cerebral palsy due to a delayed cesarean section after indications that the baby was not tolerating the labor well.

7 M

Verdict for the wrongful death of a 25-year-old helmet-wearing cyclist who was struck and killed by a truck.

6.85 M

Recovery for a 47-year-old mother of two left paralyzed from the waist down after falling 11 feet through an unsecured, unbarricaded hole while viewing a home under construction in the Fox Run Estates subdivision in Schererville, Indiana.

6.75 M

Recovery for a 63-year-old woman left permanently brain damaged after a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of a neurological disorder.

6.5 M

Recovery for a 55-year-old Chinese immigrant whose leg was crushed by a Chicago Transit Authority bus making too-tight-a-turn at a downtown intersection. The 55-year-old woman was within the crosswalk at the time of the Chicago accident.

5,511,566

Verdict for the wrongful death of a 44-year-old man who died from a pulmonary embolism during a routine surgery to repair a dislocated knee.

5.25 M

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 36-year-old woman after a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of cervical cancer.

5.25 M

Verdict for the family of a 25-year-old woman who was wrongfully struck and killed by a truck as she was riding a Divvy bicycle across a Chicago intersection (first ride share verdict).

5.25 M

Recovery for a 29-year-old who suffered skull fractures, a traumatic brain injury, an 18-day coma, and partial quadriplegia after his pickup was broadsided by another vehicle, which was attempting to flee from a reckless and unnecessary police chase involving a minor traffic infraction (Featured in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin).

5 M

Verdict resulting from an improper police chase. Fleeing suspect hit car driving through an intersection with mother in front seat and minor daughter in rear. Mother was killed. Entire accident was caught on a nearby CTA bus videocam (Featured in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin).

5 M

Recovery for a 31-year-old woman who suffered permanent brain damage after she was struck by a public transit bus while jogging.

5 M

Recovery for a Chicago high school student who was paralyzed during a pool-diving incident.

5 M

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 47-year-old wife and mother of three children who suffered brain bleeding while waiting in the ER to be seen by a doctor and have studies performed.

5 M

Recovery for a boy with cerebral palsy and other brain injuries whose mother’s pre-eclampsia went undiagnosed during a third trimester checkup.

4.75 M

Recovery for a 42-year-old Chicago construction worker whose leg was shattered when he fell 20 feet after the steel beam on which he was working collapsed.

4.4 M

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 28-year-old young man whose appendicular cancer was not diagnosed until it had reached Stage IV despite repeated visits to doctors over several years.

4.4 M

Recovery for a 34-year old man with significant brain damage requiring 24-hour supervision following an automobile collision on I-57 in Chicago.

3.53 M

Recovery for an Asian grocer killed when a portable stove used for cooking in his store exploded and burned the majority of his face and arms.

3.5 M

Verdict for the wrongful death of a 40-year-old Hyatt executive who died after doctors failed to diagnose his colon cancer.

3.4 M

Verdict for a 31-year-old woman who developed a flesh-eating bacterial infection following the surgical removal of her gallbladder, which resulted in the removal of nearly all of her abdominal muscle.

3,399,728

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 66-year-old man who died from a spinal cord injury.

3.27 M

Verdict for a boy who suffered a severe stretch injury at birth.

2.8 M

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 22-year-old Kendall County college student who was rear-ended by a Chicagoland food truck.

2.775 M

Recovery for a 34-year-old pedestrian whose leg was degloved after a Greyhound bus making a right turn pinned her against a downtown Chicago construction barrier.

3 M

Recovery for three college students killed in an apartment fire when one fell asleep smoking. Apartment did not have working smoke detectors at the time.

3 M

Verdict for the wrongful death of a Country Club Hills woman who doctors sent home without diagnosing or treating her pulmonary embolism.

3.2 M

Verdict for a baby boy who suffered a brachial plexus (injury to his shoulder) during his delivery from severe force on him by the delivery doctor.

3.065 M

Recovery for a River Forest police officer who suffered a fractured ankle and knee when his vehicle was struck by another car.

3 M

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 59-year-old mother of six after a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of an aortic dissection.

3 M

Recovery for the death of a baby from infection after the parents had called his doctor’s answering service with an urgent message and no one returned their call.

3 M

Verdict for the wrongful death of a 20-year-old Northern Illinois University student who was killed when a fellow student threw a cinder block from a third-floor fraternity balcony.

2.85 M

Recovery for a 39-year-old Cook County construction worker after a 1,600-pound steel beam was dropped on his right foot while working at a steel plant.

2.8 M

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 22-year-old Kendall County college student who was rear-ended by a Chicagoland food truck.

2.775 M

Recovery for a 34-year-old pedestrian whose leg was degloved after a Greyhound bus making a right turn pinned her against a downtown Chicago construction barrier.

2,664,006.08

Judgment for a 52-year-old woman with permanent pain in her upper left arm following a trip and fall at a medical conference due to an overturned folding table left unattended by event staff.

2.6 M

Verdict for the wrongful death of a 44-year-old man who died from a pulmonary embolism after back surgery (a record verdict in Adams County).

2.583 M

Verdict for two women involved in a collision on the Kennedy Expressway in Chicago; one woman was killed, while the other suffered personal injuries and post-traumatic stress after witnessing her best friend’s death

2.5 M

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 49-year-old individual who died of negligently improper post-operative care at a Chicago hospital.

2.45 M

Verdict for an unemployed Lake County woman’s injuries due to the broken leg she sustained when another vehicle crossed the centerline and struck her vehicle.

2.3 M

Recovery for a DuPage County 58-year-old woman who had to have both of her legs amputated up to her hip after suffering an allergic reaction to drugs given to her by doctors during a vascular bypass surgery which doctors failed to diagnose.

2.25 M

Recovery for a 35-year-old DuPage County resident who suffered broken ribs, a torn knee ligament, and a mild, traumatic brain injury after a car crashed into his motorcycle.

2.25 M

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 59-year-old woman who went into cardiac arrest after she received a toxic dose of lidocaine.

2.065 M

Verdict for a north suburban 20-year-old woman with a shattered pelvis after she was hit by a pizza delivery car while crossing the street within a crosswalk on her bicycle.

2.005 M

Verdict for the wrongful death of a single mother who was struck and killed by a taxicab at the Milwaukee Avenue and Green Street intersection in Chicago.

2 M

Recovery for the wrongful death of a construction worker who was impaled and killed when a piece of metal rebar was dropped by a subcontractor at a Chicago construction site.

2 M

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 10-month-old baby boy who died from sepsis after contracting bacterial colitis, which went undiagnosed.

2 M

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 43-year-old LaGrange Park husband and father of two who was killed in an automobile crash after a drunk driver crossed the centerline on Route 83 in DuPage County.

1.095 M

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 54-year-old woman who went to the ER for COPD and was admitted but intubated incorrectly and lost oxygen to her brain resulting in death.

1.75 M

Recovery for the wrongful death of a 61-year-old man whose car was rear-ended by a Pepsi-owned vehicle while stopped at a red light.

1.65 M

Verdict for the wrongful death of a 74-year-old Chicago woman whose renal cancer was not timely diagnosed by a physician group.

1,579,447

Verdict for a 58-year-old public school principal whose reputation was damaged after she was wrongfully arrested, wrongfully charged, and wrongfully prosecuted following a fight involving six students at her school in which she merely called 9-1-1.

1.55 M

Recovery for a 28-year-old elevator mechanic who lost his right arm and several fingers on his left hand after a hotel failed to replace defective cables which it had discovered produced an unusual black-tarry substance when in use.

1.5 M

Verdict for a 69-year-old window-treatment-installer who sustained a traumatic brain injury, thirteen skull fractures, severe cognitive, behavioral, and emotional deficits, and speech, vision, hearing, and memory impairments after he fell down a stairway while working on another’s property.

1.5 M

Recovery for a 33-year-old mother who underwent radical hysterectomy, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy after a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of cervical cancer.

1.45 M

Recovery for the wrongful death of a motorcyclist who was struck and killed by a motor vehicle while motorcycling in a “Toys for Tots” fundraiser parade.

1,415,519

Verdict for a 55-year-old man who suffered a traumatic brain injury when his car was rear-ended by a speeding truck.

1.3 M

Verdict for a DuPage County resident with a shattered kneecap after a slip and fall due to a leak in the roof of the Ogilvie Transportation Center.

1.3 M

Recovery for a young woman who sustained a brain injury when the cable railing of a restaurant’s patio broke, allowing her to fall to cement sidewalk one floor below.

1.251 M

Recovery for a Kane County baby girl left permanently disabled and disfigured after suffering shoulder dystocia during labor and delivery.

1.25 M

Recovery for the wrongful death of an 18-year-old University of Illinois student who was struck and killed by a public transit bus while walking home from class.

1.2 M

Recovery for a 31-year-old woman forced to have her leg amputated due to an infection arising from an unnecessary surgery doctors decided to perform.

1.2 M

Verdict for the wrongful death of a 13-year-old boy killed by an ambulance while riding his bicycle in Golconda, Illinois (largest reported verdict in Pope County).

1.125 M

Recovery for a 15-year-old Lake County boy who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder after he was violently attacked and injured by a 120-pound Bullmastiff dog which escaped through a large hole in a family’s fence and violently pulled him off his bicycle and onto the street.

1.1 M

Recovery for a young boy whose leg was amputated after an injury due to lack of safety devices on a conveyor belt.

1.005 M

Recovery for a 31-year-old male who lost his left leg after the parked pick-up truck on which he was standing was negligently rear-ended by another vehicle.

1 M

Verdict for a non-English speaking Hispanic pedestrian hit by a truck while crossing a downtown street.

1 M

Recovery for a woman with a fractured hip, broken rib, pulmonary contusion, and hernia after a truck crossed the center line on IL Route 47.

1 M

Recovery for the wrongful death of a mother and son killed in a truck/automobile accident in a newly-opened construction zone in Bartlett, Illinois.

1 M

Recovery in Grundy County for an 80-year-old man who had a head-on collision while crossing a bridge. His lifelong best friend and driver was killed in the accident.

409,975

Verdict for a mentally handicapped 19-year-old boy who suffered two broken legs when he was struck as he crossed the street.

375,500

Verdict resulting from a false arrest of an 83-year-old African American woman when she failed to tell officers the location of her adult son residing outside Illinois, who owed child support (Featured in the Chicago Tribune.)

100,000

recovery for a teenager with ankle injuries after his bicycle was hit by a speeding car ticketed for failure to yield the right of way.

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Recovery for the wrongful death of a 13-year-old boy who was electrocuted when he urinated on the third rail.