A 29 year-old man who suffered two compression fractures to vertebrae in his mid-back and a herniated disk in his neck when a second floor outside balcony collapsed when he stepped outside with his girlfriend.
A 24 year-old woman suffered a total scalp avulsion injury with loss of right ear, eyebrows, forehead and permanent hair loss after she got caught around an unguarded transfer motion shaft.
An 18 year-old man lost his life and his brother suffered from a below the knee amputation after being struck by a semi-truck.
A 56 year-old man who lost his life after he was ejected from his brother's automobile after colliding with a bridge and being struck by a truck.
A 72 year-old woman who lost her life in a medical malpractice case involving triple artery coronary bypass surgery where the doctor failed to ventilate or recognize the problem and failed to monitor her oxygenation levels, causing her to suffer brain damage and a coma, which lasted until her death.
A 31 year-old mover who injured his left arm while moving computer servers into a building, causing severe injuries.
A 32 year-old factory worker who was burned as a result of an industrial accident.
A 72 year old man underwent total hip replacement surgery. During the procedure, the surgeon damaged an artery near the hip joint resulting in a large blood loss. The hospital failed to properly treat the patient's post-operative signs of vascular compromise resulting in acute kidney failure, muscle damage, permanent foot drop and leg scarring.
Settlement for a 38-year-old woman who slipped and fell on ice and was treated at Norwegian American Hospital for knee fracture and popliteal artery injury. Her treating vascular surgeon failed to timely perform the correct surgical procedure to repair the artery and her attending physician failed to recognize that she developed an allergic reaction to blood-thinning medication Heparin. The delay in treatment and the continuing administration of Heparin caused recurrent clotting in her leg over her 11-day hospitalization and resulted in an above-the-knee amputation of her leg.
A young boy who suffered a partial stroke when doctors gave him the wrong medication.
A 15 year-old school girl who lost her life when she was struck by an inattentive school bus driver when she bent down to pick up a school book.
A 34 year-old mother of three who lost her life after the negligent operation of a jet ski by a 15 year-old.
A 29 year-old man who suffered a severe head injury after being struck on his motorcycle by an 82 year-old woman who turned in front of him.
Jury verdict for a 39 year old postal worker who slipped on the front steps of a bungalow when the owner put the lawn sprinkler on partially watering the front steps. The postal worker suffered a herniated disc in her back requiring surgery that ultimately failed and left her disabled to return to work full time.
A 64 year-old man who lost his life after a negligently performed stress test where they gave him the wrong medication.
A 36 year-old who suffered a back injury as a result of a rear-end collision.
A 42 year-old female surgeon who suffered a severe neck injury after an automobile accident.
A 45 year-old man who suffered permanent burning sensation in his leg after an anesthesiologist committed medical malpractice.
A 25 year-old man who was struck by a food distributor's employee while standing next to a disabled truck.
A 64 year-old IDOT worker who was struck by a motorist during a snowstorm.
A 70 year-old delivery driver who suffered internal injuries after being struck by a truck driver who gave a false identity to police and was traced through an out of state traffic ticket video.
A 77 year-old man who lost his life after a hip replacement surgery was negligently performed even though he had an abnormal prior stress test and electrocardiogram.
A 78 year-old who lost his life after an internist cleared him for elective hip surgery even though he had heart problems and multiple risk factors.
A 44 year-old woman who injured her shoulder when a ceiling fan fell on her while she ate at a local fast food restaurant.
A 38 year-old sub-contractor employee who was injured when he fell off a ladder at a plant.
An 18 year-old boy who lost his life after doctors failed to monitor and treat him properly at a local hospital.
A 44 year-old driver who was struck by a truck in a liability accident and suffered a knee replacement.
A 52 year-old woman who suffered a back injury from an intersection collision with a truck.
A 44 year-old laborer who suffered a broken ankle after falling from a height of ten feet.
A 62 year-old truck driver who suffered a back injury after a truck with brake failure slammed into his cabin while he slept.
A 63 year-old woman who suffered mild brain damage as a result of a medication error by her family physicians.
A 66 year-old woman who suffered a broken leg after she was hit by an employee of a suburban village who negligently drove into her.
A 32 year-old young worker who injured his shoulder by a machine that was not properly maintained at a Chicago newspaper headquarters.
A 46 year-old tenant who fractured his ankle after a landlord failed to inspect and modify a dangerous threshold.
A 42 year-old motorcyclist who suffered injuries as a result of an elderly woman who turned in front of him.
A 33 year-old motorcyclist who suffered injuries as a result of colliding with a moving bobcat on a bridge that did not have a warning that slow moving vehicle was present in the area.
For the lost life of a cancer patient who underwent an abdominal surgical procedure where the doctor committed malpractice.
A 65 year-old woman and her husband who suffered injuries after being rear-ended by a tractor-trailer on the Kennedy Expressway near Addison Street.
A 57 year-old airplane pilot who suffered a fractured middle finger requiring multiple surgeries and a back injury in an automobile accident.
A 63 year-old woman who lost her life as a result of the doctor's failure to properly monitor a shunt.
A 51 year-old man who suffered a right hip injury, requiring surgery, after he was rear-ended by a person who allegedly suffered a sudden diabetic attack.
A 45 year-old man who suffered a broken hand, requiring surgery, after a woman came into his lane while he was driving to work.
A 65 year-old patron of a convenience store who suffered a knee injury as a result of a leaky refrigerator.
A 70-year old limo driver who lost control of his automobile during a rainstorm.
A 59 year-old woman with a long history of psychiatric care for anxiety and depression who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury after she was rear-ended by a defendant driving a Hummer.
An 89-year old man who lost his life after being struck by a cab while crossing Sheridan Road, forcing the cab company to pay the policy limits of their insurance coverage.
A 58 year-old woman who fell and injured her hip on a hospital sidewalk.
A 58 year-old building inspector who suffered burns to his right arm and a shoulder injury after hot tar was negligently poured onto a roof.
A 78 year-old woman who fell at a banquet hall as a result of defective stairs.
A young man who lost his life after he was struck and killed while on his bicycle.
A 54 year-old man who suffered a wrist injury after falling down the back steps of a church due to inadequate lighting.
A man who was rear-ended by a semi tractor-trailer on the Kennedy expressway and suffered a torn rotator cuff and wrist fracture, requiring surgery.
An 18 year-old girl who was bit by her friend's dog and developed a regional pain syndrome.
A 40 year-old woman who suffered a broken leg due to a truck accident where police initially blamed her and gave her the tickets even though that was later proven inaccurate.
A 36 year-old woman who suffered a neck injury after slipping on an unnatural accumulation of ice while walking her dog.
A salesman stopped in traffic of I-294 who was rear-ended and required injection therapy.
An 83 year-old man who suffered head, neck, back injuries and chest, arm and pelvis fractures after being struck by an automobile while crossing the street.
A 34 year-old postal worker who suffered neck, back and knee injuries after being attacked by a Rottweiler dog.
A 55 year-old woman who suffered a shoulder injury, requiring surgery, after an automobile accident in a parking lot.
A 34 year-old woman who suffered an aggravation to a pre-existing jaw injury requiring jaw reconstruction surgery after being involved in an automobile accident.
A man who fractured his left ankle requiring arthroscopic surgery after stepping in a pothole.
A 64 year-old carpenter who fractured his left femur, requiring surgery, after he slipped and fell on ice at a construction site.
A 38 year old woman was rear-ended at low speed while stopped at a light and suffered a herniated disc in her neck requiring anterior fusion surgery. The at fault driver paid the limits of her insurance coverage and contributed to the settlement personally.
A 66 year old man suffered a rotator cuff injury when he was rear-ended while waiting for church traffic being allowed by police to exit a church parking lot.
A 52 year-old woman who suffered knee and back injuries, requiring surgery, after she slipped at a major grocery store on water leaking from a container holding flowers.
A 64 year-old police officer that injured his eye and knee after he was struck by a 16 year-old driver while on duty.
56 year-old man who suffered a sprained neck and contusion on his left hip after an automobile accident.
A 68 year-old factory worker who suffered a wrist injury after a three-way collision on the Eisenhower Expressway.
A music teacher who suffered injuries after she was a passenger in an automobile that was struck head on by another automobile in snowy conditions.
A 54 year-old woman who suffered a neck injury requiring an anterior cervical fusion after her automobile was rear-ended in McHenry County.
A 60 year old man fell into an open manhole while delivering orange juice to a restaurant after a worker removed the cover and left it unattended . He suffered a torn rotator cuff requiring surgery.
A 15 year-old teenager who suffered a leg injury as a result of a pit-bull attack.
A 61 year-old disabled man who suffered a knee injury as a result of a pothole in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant.
A 33 year-old carpenter who suffered a shoulder injury, requiring surgery, from an automobile accident.
A 57 year-old woman who suffered a torn rotator cuff, requiring surgery, after she slipped and fell in an office kitchen that had a wet floor from a cleaning service that failed to put warning signs down that the floor.
A 54 year-old man who suffered a knee injury, requiring surgery.
A 53 year-old woman who suffered an ankle fracture, requiring surgery, after she slipped on ice from water that had leaked from a second story of a parking garage.
A woman who fell when coming down the stairs of an apartment building after looking at a unit in the building.
A 70 yea- old woman who fell and fractured her hip, requiring surgery, after she crossed a grassy parkway and stepped in a hole created by a utility company.
A 34 year-old woman and a 41 year-old man who suffered neck, back and shoulder injuries in a rear-end collision on Lake Shore Drive.
A 21 year-old woman who was struck head on by an automobile in snowy conditions.
A 29 year-old woman who suffered a dislocated ankle, requiring surgery, after she was a passenger in an automobile that was involved in an intersection collision.
A 35 year-old man who suffered a fractured wrist and ligament injury after he was involved in an automobile accident.
A 13 year-old boy who had to have the tip of his finger amputated after a counselor at a summer camp slammed a door on his finger.
An 89 year-old woman who suffered a hip fracture after being struck by an automobile while crossing the street.
A jury verdict for 24 year old girl who struck a City of Chicago pothole while riding a bicycle home from a bar at night while intoxicated.
A 10 year-old boy who fractured his left arm after being attacked by a dog while riding his bicycle.
A 33 year-old patron of a bar who suffered a serious elbow injury, requiring surgery, after a bouncer assaulted him.
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