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Practice Area Outcome Brief Facts
Dangerous Property $12,600,000 A Young girl suffered a brain injury when she was struck by a car while on her way to a girl scout meeting after school.  The driver of the vehicle filed bankruptcy and was discharged of liability.  Thus, funds were depleted from the active tortfeasor and an action was filed against a waste disposal company for putting a dumpster at or near crosswalk, the school district for having provided notice to the school girls that the girl scout meeting would be across the road and the road district for having authority over the intersection. The case was reported at length.
Product Liability $7,500,000 Man suffered burns to his body and loss of his leg below the knee as a result of a detonation at or near a compressed air receiver where the supplier of valves failed to provide as part of its product, after coolers that would condense atomized oil.
Construction Accident $4,500,000 An Ironworker suffered nerve and urological injuries while drilling into a 64 volt line and striking an underground electrical conduit which tripped an electrical line that energized vent fans. 
Product Liability $3,550,000 An electrician suffered a traumatic brain injury necessitating an emergency craniotomy when a pin in a downhaul counterweight fractured and fell striking him in the head.
Truck Accident $3,000,000 A disabled pedestrian sustained a traumatic brain injury and complex orthopedic injuries when he was struck by a City of Chicago garbage truck.
Aviation Accident $2,750,000 Three Illinois State Toll Highway Authority employees suffered injuries when an Illinois Department of Transportation pilot crashed and a Bell helicopter in Justice Illinois while surveying traffic flow conditions. One injured Plaintiff required installation of a permanent spinal cord stimulator.  At the time, the recovery was the highest reported for a Plaintiff of his age.
Construction Accident $2,700,000 A Union construction worker suffered debilitating orthopedic injuries when the sidewall of a 14-foot trench collapsed on him during a storm pipe installation.
Medical Malpractice $2,400,000 Baby suffered traumatic brain injury during delivery when the doctors and nursing staff at the Scott Air force base hospital administered an inappropriate dose of Pitocin to baby’s mother causing her to have tetanic contractions that put undue pressure on baby’s flow of blood supply and brain tissue.
Product Liability $1,800,000 A laborer suffered a laceration to his left forearm causing permanent loss of ulnar nerve function and loss of sensation in his fingers when a 36-inch blade disengaged from a faulty walk behind saw being operated by another laborer at the job site.
Construction Accident $1,600,000 A laborer performing concrete patchwork in a work zone was struck by a commercial vehicle that violated road construction safety signs.  The laborer suffered a traumatic injury to his lumbar spine requiring a fusion surgery of a herniated disc at L4-L5.
Product Liability $1,600,000 Due to a chemical production factory’s failure to provide proper seals in a chemical mixing device, a chemist suffered exposure of mercuric toxins which compromised his kidney function.
Retaliatory Discharge $1,600,000 A Coal miner with a heart condition filed a workers compensation claim after suffering cardiac arrest.  He was fired after bringing the workers compensation claim and a retaliatory discharge action was filed against his employer.  At the time of the verdict, it was the largest retaliatory discharge verdict in the State of Illinois.
Construction Negligence $1,500,000 An ironworker suffered severe back injuries as a result of an elevator malfunction at a loading dock in Virginia.  
Dog Bites $1,000,000 A deputy sheriff suffered career-ending injuries when he was attacked by a dog when serving court documents.
Automobile Accident $750,000.00 Plaintiff was injured in a car accident when her SUV was rear-ended while she was taking her kids to school. Plaintiff suffered a herniated disc requiring an outpatient discectomy procedure.
Wrongful Death/Medical Malpractice Confidential The mother of premature infant recovered for the wrongful death of her son that died 8 days after being born from an infection that was acquired in the neonatal intensive care unit of the hospital.
Dangerous Property/Food Poisoning Confidential A ten year old boy suffered Hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS) resulting from an Ecoli O157:H7 infection after eating at a restaurant. Recovery was made against the restaurant and the supplier of the allegedly contaminated product.
Workers Compensation $317,500 The Petitioner was injured when he was crushed between storm pipes being installed as part of a development in the City of Aurora.
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