$25.6m gross verdict

($23.05m net verdict)

Trucker run over by co-employee. Verdict against landowner for improper traffic control

$8.1 million

Pedestrian Accident

Pedestrian accident settlement resulting from a 35-year-old man being struck by a dump truck. This settlement is the highest reported verdict or settlement for a pedestrian in the history of Lake County, Illinois.

$7.3 million

Burn Injury

Burn injury to worker from defective product

$6.75 million

Auto Accident

Death of child and injury to driver resulting from an auto accident

$6 million

Worker's Compensation

Police officer injured in the line of duty. Believed to be one of the largest, if not the largest, settlement for a workers’ compensation case in Illinois history.

$5 million

Medical Malpractice

Medical negligence to child

$3.8 million

Premises Liability

The highest legionella verdict in state history, this was a jury verdict against JW Marriott in Chicago for a 64-year-old attorney exposed to legionella bacteria from negligently maintained hotel fountain causing Legionnaire's disease and neurocognitive deficits, forcing early retirement.

$3.75 million

Wrongful Death

Death of worker

$3 million

Medical Malpractice

Medical negligence case for missed signs of infection leading to stroke

$2.7 million

Wrongful Death

Motorcycle accident resulting in wrongful death

$2.3 million

Premises Liability

Jury verdict against JW Marriott in Chicago for wrongful death of an 80 year old physician exposed to legionella bacteria from negligently maintained hotel fountain causing Legionnaires' disease and death a few weeks later

$2 million

Medical Malpractice

Medical negligence case for missed signs and symptoms of internal bleeding after stabbing, causing death

$1.9 millions

Medical Malpractice

Medical negligence resulting in death

$1.6 million

Medical Malpractice

Anesthesiology error resulting in death

$1.5 million

Truck Accident

Trucking accident resulting in personal injuries and a wrongful death

$1.4 million

Product Liability

Verdict (bench) for injury to hand from machine malfunction — product liability

$1.4 million

Pedestrian Accident

Pedestrian crossing mid-block hit by vehicle, leading to orthopedic injuries

$1.25 million

Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice for hand injury caused by blood clot (settlement while jury was deliberating)

$1.2 million

Pedestrian Accident

Pedestrian hit by car, causing cognitive damages

$975,000

Car Accident

Orthopedic injuries from car accident

$900,000

Car Accident

Vehicular accident — injury to fetus

$850,000

Worker's Compensation

Work accident

$800,000

Medical Malpractice

Medical negligence for anesthesia error, causing loss of digits on a hand

$800,00

Product Liability

Product liability — hand injury from defective machine

$785,000

Car Accident

Vehicular accident

$700,000

Premises Liability

Negligence resulting in the drowning of a child

$615,000

Worker's Compensation

Orthopedic injuries from construction accident

$500,000

Worker's Compensation

Work accident

$500,000

Medical Malpractice

Medical negligence — ER physician erroneously diagnosed miscarriage and prescribed fatal drugs to viable fetus

$500,00

Medical Malpractice

Medical negligence — wrongful death settlement for misread CT scan for chronic alcoholic

$475,000

Worker's Compensation

Work accident

$450,000

Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle accident

$400,000

Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle accident

$375,000

Nursing Home Negligence

Nursing home negligence

$350,000

Medical Malpractice

Medical negligence

$225,000

Premises Liability

Hip fracture in 84-year-old improperly monitored for fall risk