Case Results

  • $41 Million
    Personal Injury
    Jury awards Yorkville veteran $41M from bar where bouncers paralyzed him By John Garcia Friday, July 9, 2021 YORKVILLE, Ill. (WLS) -- A longtime Marine veteran won a judgment of just over $41 million against the Plano bar where bouncers broke his ...
  • $33 Million
    Railroad Accident
    The plaintiff sustained massive degloving to his upper thighs and lower abdomen, fractures to both legs and multiple areas of his pelvis, and subsequent surgical amputation of both legs. Jury Verdict Reporter Publication: Illinois Jury Verdict ...
  • $22.47 Million
    Railroad Accident
    Railroad worker gets $22.47 million for amputation of left heel Chicago FELA attorneys at Cogan & Power, P.C. obtained a $22.47 million verdict on behalf of Illinois Railroad conductor for a disfigured heel. A $22.47 million verdict was handed down ...
  • $16.3 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    The two-year-old plaintiff underwent skull surgery for separate premature skull sutures at ACMC. After a successful surgery, she was then transferred to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). The PICU team failed to complete a post-op CBC order ...
  • $15.1 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    A 56-year-old woman was awarded $15.1 million after doctors failed to diagnose a suspicious 1.4 cm mass in her left lung as a potential cancer. Michael Cogan, Thomas Prindable and Hadas Corey of Cogan & Power, P.C. represented the woman who would ...
  • $11.4 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $11.4 Million for the surviving family of a man who died as a result of injuries sustained during a cervical fusion revision at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He was rendered a ventilator-dependent quadriplegic for 2 years and subsequently died from ...
  • $11.1 Million
    Truck Accident
    $11.1 Million for a man who sustained a spinal injury in a van collision with a semi-trailer. Jacob Eitel sued his employer Wisconsin Central Ltd. and transportation company Renzenberger Inc. alleging the van driver fell asleep on the Kennedy ...
  • $8.75 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $8.75 Million for 32-year-old female who presented for a dilation and curettage during which Fentanyl and Propofol were administered. Immediately after the procedure, a code was called which lasted approximately 2 hours and the plaintiff was ...
  • $7.65 Million
    Product Liability
    A salesperson was demonstrating a piece of construction equipment known as a man lift to a potential client. The man lift platform collapsed due to corrosion and deterioration of a critical connection that was necessary to maintain the platform in a ...
  • $7 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    Punctured Vein During Elective Surgery A school teacher who was having elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair surgery at Weiss Memorial Hospital had his common iliac vein punctured by a surgery fellow. He was awarded a $7.00 million settlement. ...
  • $6.99 Million
    Truck Accident
    The plaintiff suffered crush injuries after a semi-tractor backed over his body below the waist. He survived but his injuries include, back pain, leg pain and erectile dysfunction. Accident suit settles for $6.99M By Mary Kate Malone Law Bulletin ...
  • $6.8 Million
    Commercial Motor Vehicle Accident
    $6.8 Million for a 24 year-old-man who was killed on an Illinois expressway after a collision with a commercial motor vehicle.
  • $6 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $6.0 Million in an obstetrical negligence case where the obstetrician failed to move forward with delivery in response to subtle irregularities in fetal monitor tracing. The child was born oxygen-deprived and was subsequently diagnosed with athetoid ...
  • $5.6 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $5.6 Million for a baby who sustained brain injury shortly before birth, resulting in life-long neurological deficits and spastic cerebral palsy. This is the highest settlement of a medical malpractice case reported from Vermilion County.
  • $5.58 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $5.58 Million for a 5-1/2 month-old girl who received an overdose of 3% sodium chloride at Roseland Hospital which resulted in a permanent brain injury.
  • $5.5 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $5.5 Million for a two-year-old child who suffered brain damage, due to failure to diagnosis and treat Reye Syndrome.
  • $5.5 Million
    Motor Vehicle Accident
    Client was killed when a Deputy of the LaSalle County Sheriff’s Department failed to yield the right of way and struck the client at a high rate of speed.
  • $5.06 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $5.06 Million for a man who underwent back surgery at Riverside Medical Center. Approximately 13 months following fusion surgery, he was asked to pull a sled with 170 pounds on it during a Functional Capacity Evaluation. He immediately herniated a ...
  • $5 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    Clinic error brings U.S. settlement By Patricia Manson Law Bulletin staff writer The U.S. government will pay nearly $5 million to settle a lawsuit accusing personnel at a federally funded clinic of failing to tell a patient about a string of ...
  • $4.96 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    Female presented for a dilation and curettage during which Fentanyl and Propofol were administered. Immediately after the procedure a code was called which lasted approximately 2 hours and the plaintiff was intubated and admitted to the ICU. She ...
  • $4.95 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $4.95 Million for a 31-year-old mother of four who died as a result of the negligence of the physicians at a health center. Her very treatable cervical dysplacia was allowed to change and grow into cancerous cells, which metastasized throughout her ...
  • $4.7 Million
    Premise Liability
    $4.7 Million for a man who was painting a Lincoln Park building when his ladder contacted live electrical wires. He was thrown to the ground and suffered burns to 40% of his body, plus fractures to both heels, multiple ribs, and thoracic vertebrae. ...
  • $4.5 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    Kidney misdiagnosis yields $4.5M accord By Marc Karlinsky Law Bulletin staff writer The University of Chicago Medical Center has agreed to a $4.5 million settlement with a patient who suffered kidney damages as a result of a misdiagnosis. The ...
  • $4.12 Million
    Premise Accident
    $4.12 Million – Woman Injured in School Parking Lot The defendant was pulled 10 to 20 feet and struck her face and head on the side of the truck…As a result of the impact, she suffered a herniated disk that required surgery to fuse three vertebrae in ...
  • $4.05 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $4.05 Million for a 45-year-old woman suffered an eye injury in a car accident. A plastic surgeon incorrectly placed a titanium mesh and screws into the eye area, causing nerve entrapment and requiring additional surgery to remove the plate and ...
  • $4 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $4.00 Million for the family of 21-year-old woman who underwent a C-section with a spinal anesthesia. During the procedure, she developed shortness of breath which the plaintiff alleged was the result of a high spinal. As a result of the compromised ...
  • $3.95 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $3.95 Million settlement for a 41-year-old female who presented to the defendant’s emergency room with a blood alcohol level of .357, and a tibiofibular fracture after a fall at home. The defendants failed to recognize the fracture’s severity and ...
  • $3.9 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    A 38-year-old man who was the sole caregiver for his elderly mother underwent Gastric bypass surgery. For the next 30 hours, the patient showed clear signs of internal bleeding. His physicians mistakingly believed that his vital sign changes were due ...
  • $3.8 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    Power settles $3.8 million wrongful death case against hospital and staff The suit alleged the hospital and its staff was negligent in placing Sutherland’s tube in his right lung, failing to notice the misplacement, feeding him despite the ...
  • $3.75 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    Client suffered a basilar artery thrombosis. The stroke left the client severely and permanently disabled requiring twenty-four hour care. The stroke was caused by unmanaged atrial fibrillation.
  • $3.75 Million
    Insurance Dispute
    $3.75 Million to a married man with several children. Plaintiffs allege that the excess insurance company wrongfully disclosed incorrect coverage levels and wrongfully denied coverage. During the pendency of the coverage dispute, the excess insurer ...
  • $3.7 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $3.7 Million for the surviving family of a 38-year-old who suffered liver failure from excessive doses of extra-strength Vicodin.
  • $3.3 Million
    Motor Vehicle Accident
    $3.30 Million for an electrician who was stopped at a red light in Aurora when his vehicle was rear-ended by a garbage truck. The incident caused lumbosacral herniations that necessitated three surgeries including an L4-S1 fusion.
  • $3.25 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $3.25 Million Brain Aneurysm Wrongful Death Suit Several doctors and a medical assistant failed to recognize an aneurysm until it was too late to operate successfully. Wrongful-death suit settles for $3.25M By Marc Karlinksy Law Bulletin staff writer ...
  • $3.25 Million
    Confidential FELA Settlement
    Client and a co-worker were having trouble installing the fabricated rail that was not fitting properly and attempted to move a fastening (filler block) by striking it with hardened tools (sledgehammer and punch). As client was striking the punch ...
  • $3.25 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $3.25 Million for a 60-year-old husband and father admitted to a south side community hospital with a painful and swollen knee and thigh. After admission to the hospital the patient, Edward Harmon developed a hospital acquired pneumonia. It was ...
  • $3.2 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $3.2 Million Hospital and Physician Wrongful Death Suit “An open ICU like Palos is fine as long as the doctors talk to each other…But when you have a situation where you have five physicians who are all supposed to be involved, carrying out their ...
  • $3.1 Million
    Personal Injury – Trucking
    Plaintiffs were injured when a semi-truck slammed into their car which was pulled off on the shoulder of an expressway.
  • $3.05 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $3.05 Million in a medical malpractice case where the infant was born with cerebral palsy after physicians failed to diagnose fetal distress.
  • $3 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $3.0 Million settlement for 4 victims of improper administration of medications at a local hospital. All patients were apparently victims of the suspect’s rogue actions at a hospital. After an investigation, the suspect was never identified.
  • $3 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    After being taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital following a car crash the patient was treated for a pelvic fracture. Doctors recommended she receive fragmin, an anti-coagulant, to protect her from developing deep vein thrombosis. She was never ...
  • $3 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $3 Million in a medical malpractice suit against a Chicago doctor for failing to diagnose colon cancer in a man in his forties. The patient was told on numerous doctor visits that he had hemorrhoids. He is now battling colon cancer and is considered ...
  • $3 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $3 Million for the family of a 7- year-old boy who suffered respiratory arrest and died after treatment at St. Francis Hospital. Doctors had performed conscious sedation on the boy in conjunction with a lumbar puncture
  • $3 Million
    Premise Accident
    $3 Million for a woman who was walking into a pool at the Westin Rio Mar Beach Resort in Puerto Rico when she slipped and fell on exposed concrete. As a result of her slip and fall injuries, she needed to undergo multiple surgeries to treat a ...
  • $3 Million
    Motor Vehicle Accident
    $3.0 Million for a man whose car was hit by a taxi at Mannheim and Higgins. He suffered a lacerated artery in his chest and now has post-traumatic amnesia and permanent weakness in both legs which has disabled him.
  • $2.9 Million
    Work Injury
    $2.9 Million settlement. The defendant AutoZone Inc. provided the plaintiff with an unsafe tractor-trailer on which to work: the truck had a ¼ inch gap between the liftgate in the bed of the trailer. Plaintiff, a 51-year-old male was loading ...
  • $2.8 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $2.8 Million verdict in a wrongful death case, where the doctor had failed to diagnose colon cancer in a 39-year-old man.
  • $2.75 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $2.75 Million Settlement – Medical Negligence as Doctors Fail to Order Cancer Testing Cancer diagnosis failure brings $2.75M settlement By Jamie Loo Law Bulletin staff writer An Evanston medical practice group has agreed to pay a $2.75 million ...
  • $2.75 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $2.75 Million Settlement – Medical Negligence as Doctors Fail to Order Cancer Testing Cancer diagnosis failure brings $2.75M settlement By Jamie Loo Law Bulletin staff writer An Evanston medical practice group has agreed to pay a $2.75 million ...
  • $2.7 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $2.7 Million in a medical malpractice case involving an ER department’s failure to diagnose and treat a “killer headache” (subarachnoid hemorrhage) in a 41-year-old woman.
  • $2.63 Million
    Motor Vehicle Accident
    Client was riding his bicycle on the side of a road and was struck by a tractor-trailer truck and was killed.
  • $2.6 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $2.6 Million for the surviving family of a 14-year-old girl who was brought to the University of Illinois at Chicago with breathing problems, loss of appetite and a history of blood in her sputum. After being treated and released, she was readmitted ...
  • $2.5 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $2.5 Million settlement for the surviving husband of a 23-year-old female who underwent an appendectomy in September 2009. Subsequent to the appendectomy, an infection spread, leading to complications and, ultimately the patient’s death. We alleged ...
  • $2.5 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    Client was admitted to a hospital for surgery to address an enterocutaneous fistula and a recurrent ventral hernia. Client had had severe obstructive sleep apnea (“OSA”) and was on continuous positive air pressure (“CPAP”) therapy at home. Shortly ...
  • $2.5 Million
    Motor Vehicle Accident
    $2.5 Million jury verdict. Jury verdict for the family of an 18-month-old child who was struck and killed by the defendant’s grocery delivery van. The defense claimed that the child wandered from the sidewalk as her mother left her unattended while ...
  • $2.4 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $2.4 Million for the surviving husband of a 26-year-old woman who was admitted to Columbus Hospital with known viral encephalitis. Medical personnel at Columbus Hospital failed to properly monitor electrolytes resulting in SIADH (syndrome of ...
  • $2.29 Million
    Premise Accident
    $2.29 Million for a plaintiff who slipped and fell on an unnatural accumulation of ice next to a downspout in a subdivision in Algonquin. The subdivision, the general contractor and the subcontractor failed to bend the downspout so it would drain ...
  • $2.25 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $2.25 Million for a mother who had brought her two-week-old infant to the hospital, complaining that her baby was vomiting and not feeding well. The doctor examined the newborn and discharged him. The following day the baby was hospitalized again and ...
  • $2.1 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $2.1 Million for a woman who went to Ingalls Hospital in labor with a baby who was in breech position. A difficult vaginal delivery ensued, resulting in a twenty-five-minute delay, during which time the baby’s head was stuck in the birth canal. The ...
  • $2.1 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $2.1 Million for a Crohn’s Disease patient who’s doctor prescribed Colazal for almost 3 years but failed to order lab tests to monitor BUN and creatinine levels. The patient suffered end stage renal failure and is now awaiting a kidney transplant.
  • $2.09 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $2.09 Million for the family of a patient who died when metastatic malignant melanoma spread to his lungs and brain. Four years earlier a pathologist read a specimen submitted by the patient’s dermatologist to be ‘benign nevus’. After the patient’s ...
  • $2.05 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $2.05 Million for the surviving family of a 56-year-old husband and father who had been admitted to Lutheran General Hospital to determine the cause of obstructive jaundice. After undergoing diagnostic ERCP, the plaintiff developed cholangitis ...
  • $2 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $2.00 Million for the estate of a 59-year-old man who died following a TURP procedure that resulted in a cardiac arrest from blood loss. A drop in pre-operative hemoglobin of 14.2 to 5 in the ICU was the cause of the arrest.
  • $2 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $2.0 Million as the defendants failed to properly respond to a man’s complaints of cardiac signs and symptoms, resulting in death from cardiac arrest while he was driving himself to the emergency room.
  • $2 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $2.0 Million for the plaintiff who was knocked unconscious and suffered L5-S1 herniation with fusion when the defendant, who was turning left from westbound Randolph onto southbound Clark, struck him as he crossed with the light. The defendant’s ...
  • $2 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $2.00 Million for the family of a 39-year-old mother who bled to death when the bleeding of her dialysis fistula could not be controlled. The day before a dialysis treatment she went to the emergency room for spontaneous bleeding where the bleeding ...
  • $2 Million
    Motor Vehicle Accident
    $2.0 Million for the surviving family of a 15-year-old child who was admitted to the hospital with multiple leg fractures following a motor vehicle accident. The patient was subsequently transported by helicopter to a trauma center, where the patient ...
  • $2 Million
    Product Liability
    $2.0 Million for the surviving family of a 43- year-old man who died as a result of positional asphyxia after falling from a deer hunting tree stand manufactured by a Mississippi company. Plaintiff filed a product liability lawsuit, claiming that the ...
  • $1.9 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.9 Million for a 61-year-old smoker who underwent a chest x-ray, which was read as normal. The x-ray was in fact abnormal resulting in an eighteen-month delay in the diagnosis, by which time lung cancer had spread to her brain and bones.
  • $1.83 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.83 Million for a 27-year-old woman who had a sponge left inside her body during a partial hysterectomy to treat endometriosis. The infection led to further surgeries and the loss of part of her colon and all of her internal sex organs. This case ...
  • $1.83 Million
    Slip and Fall
    $1.83 Million for a 29-year-old female who was exiting a gas station when she slipped and fell on an icy asphalt ramp. The fall caused the woman to experience complex regional pain syndrome which resulted in the placement of a spinal cord stimulator.
  • $1.75 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.75 Million for a 58-year-old man who was never adequately advised regarding the effects of high pressures on his eyes. After ten years of treatment the man has severely impaired functional vision in his left eye and mildly impaired vision in his ...
  • $1.75 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.75 Million in a medical malpractice case against a physician who failed to timely diagnose and treat anterior compartment syndrome in a 12-year-old girl’s lower leg, resulting in nerve injury, foot drop and disfigurement.
  • $1.75 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.75 Million for a 58-year-old man who underwent a “”CT Orbit Straight Infusion”” which was interpreted by Dr. Rubushka. It was alleged that the doctor failed to report abnormalities and the presence of air bubbles within the brain of the patient. ...
  • $1.7 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.7 Million for a birth injury case where the child died two years after birth. (Macon County)
  • $1.7 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.7 Million for the family of a university football player who died after right knee surgery. The doctor refused to admit the patient to the hospital despite reports of continued uncontrolled pain. The doctor’s nurse ordered an increase in Dilaudid ...
  • $1.7 Million
    Confidential FELA Settlement
    Client slipped and fell off of a railcar due to raw oil and lubricant on the ground.
  • $1.68 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.68 Million settlement for injuries sustained in connection with lower back fusion surgery.
  • $1,625,000
    Personal Injury
    Client was injured when a stone from a lawn mower hit her in her foot resulting in CRPS.
  • $1.6 Million
    Confidential FELA Settlement
    Conductor knocked off the side of a rail car
  • $1.5 Million
    Confidential FELA Settlement
    Client was injured when two trains collided due to a switch not being properly lined. He sustained an injury to his right shoulder requiring surgery.
  • $1.5 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.5 Million for a patient who underwent surgery for a herniated disc. During the surgical procedure, the defendant improperly positioned a right L4-5 facet joint screw into the neuroformen causing impingement of the existing L5 nerve root. The ...
  • $1.5 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.5 Million for a plaintiff who alleged that physicians at Tinker Air Force Base (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) had failed to detect fetal distress, resulting in oxygen deprivation and brain injury to a newborn. The case involved the Federal Tort Claims ...
  • $1.5 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.5 Million for the surviving family of a 62-year-old male who presented with swelling in his lower leg two weeks after undergoing open-heart bypass surgery. The cardiologist claimed that on physical examination he had successfully ruled out the ...
  • $1.5 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.5 Million settlement. The settlement was reached for the family of the husband and father of three who was killed when his vehicle collided with a Rent-A-Center truck. The defense argued that the decedent caused the accident as he was extremely ...
  • $1.5 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.5 Million in a hospital negligence case in which the hospital failed to diagnose and treat a volvulus in a 6-day-old infant, leading to his death. This is the highest medical malpractice jury verdict from DuPage County involving the death of a ...
  • $1.5 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.5 Million for the surviving family of a 20-year-old woman who presented with back pain and a rash. Doctors failed to diagnose disseminated varicella zoster (chicken pox) that had spread to her liver, as evidenced by mildly elevated liver enzymes. ...
  • $1.5 Million
    Premises Liability
    Client was a guest at a hotel. An unknown assailant entered her room and began punching her in the face. She suffered extensive facial trauma requiring plastic surgery and a possible concussion.
  • $1.5 Million
    Premises Liability
    Client was working as a truck driver and was hauling corn to a grain facility. He used the hand crank and opened the first of the two trap doors on the trailer and emptied the first of two hoppers. He then pulled forward and started to empty the ...
  • $1.48 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.48 Million jury verdict. We obtained this jury verdict for the family of a 72-year-old female who presented to University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital with signs and symptoms of internal bleeding. We proved that the physicians at the hospital ...
  • $1.45 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.45 Million in a medical malpractice case against a doctor who failed to diagnose and treat a pulmonary embolism in a 46-year-old unemployed, chronically ill patient with renal failure. The medical records were missing. Our attorney reconstructed ...
  • $1.44 Million
    FELA
    Client was being transported in a vehicle being operated by Professional Transportation, Inc., while in the scope of his work for Union Pacific. The vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed and crashed into other vehicles.
  • $1.43 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.43 Million for a single mother who was left with permanent cognitive dysfunction after an attempted suicide. Her treating psychiatrist had previously terminated her treatment because the patient failed to pay an outstanding bill for services.
  • $1.43 Million
    Constitutional violations of the fourth and fourteenth amendments under §1983
    Client was at a bus stop and was told to leave the premises by officers employed by a railroad. An individual with whom the client was with returned to the location as he forgot some luggage. The officers approached this individual and began to frisk ...
  • $1.4 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.4 Million for the family of a woman who went to the Loyola E/R due to a high fever, dry cough, chest congestion and other symptoms. A chest x-ray was read as “normal” by the E/R attending physician and a radiology resident and she was discharged ...
  • $1.35 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.35 Million for a 52-year-old woman who underwent an unnecessary lumpectomy of her breast and SLNB, subsequently developing a rare, but reported, nerve injury.
  • $1.35 Million
    Insurance Dispute
    $1.35 Million for the family of a motorcycle rider who was killed when the defendant turned in front of him. The Plaintiff’s attorneys demanded the defendant’s $20,000 policy to settle the claim but the defendant’s insurer refused the offer. After ...
  • $1.3 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.3 Million settlement for the family of a 52-year-old woman from defendant physicians who allegedly failed to diagnose and treat the patient’s lung cancer evident on x-ray eight months prior to when it was actually diagnosed.
  • $1.3 Million
    Product Liability
    Client was entering the bathroom of a casino using a knee walker and rolled over the drain in the bathroom stall causing the knee walker to tip over. She sustained injuries to her left foot including CRPS.
  • $1.25 Million
    Motor Vehicle Accident
    $1.25 Million for a 27-year-old woman involved in an auto accident who sustained a mild TBI, torn meniscus, PTSD and chronic pain. She also claims to be unable to return to work.
  • $1.25 Million
    Motor Vehicle Accident
    $1.25 Million for a man who was driving southbound when an eastbound truck with an attached trailer pulled out in front of him. He suffered an L5S1 herniation which, despite a discectomy and fusion causes residual back pain and range of motion restri ...
  • $1.2 Million
    Motor Vehicle Accident
    $1.2 Million for two teenage brothers who were hit by a car while crossing in the crosswalk at Lane Technical High School in Chicago. The younger brother suffered a fractured leg and traumatic brain injury. The older brother suffered emotional ...
  • $1.2 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.2 Million for the family of a woman who died after hernia surgery when the doctor failed to treat her for a risk of pulmonary embolism.
  • $1.1 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.1 Million in a medical malpractice lawsuit against a physician who failed to diagnose and treat a vascular abnormality, resulting in a below-the-knee amputation in a 42-year-old woman (Macon County).
  • $1.1 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.1 Million awarded to the family of a baby born prematurely. Due to concerns regarding potential placental abruption and non-reassuring fetal heart tones, Baby Jonathan was delivered via emergency C-section at 23-24 weeks’ gestation. As is often ...
  • $1.1 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.1 Million for the family of the defendant when defendants negligently allowed stress GI bleeds to occur, then mishandled their treatment, leading to tachycardia, hypoxia, and death. She is survived by her husband and five children.
  • $1.04 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.04 Million was awarded to the family of a woman who died of toxemia upon admission to the hospital while in active labor.
  • $1.01 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.01 Million for a woman whose doctors failed to diagnose a prolactin-secreting pituitary tumor, resulting in surgical removal of her pituitary gland and a lifetime need for low-dose prednisone.
  • $1 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.0 Million for a 34-year-old man who suffered a leg injury at work. Hospital physicians failed to diagnose an infection, which necessitated numerous surgeries, resulting in severe muscle and tissue damage, as well as leg scarring.
  • $1 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.0 Million in a medical malpractice case that involved a delayed diagnosis of colon cancer. The plaintiff experienced rectal bleeding for which his gastroenterologist performed two colonoscopies. The doctor failed to detect colon cancer. The man ...
  • $1 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.0 Million for a 47-year-old woman who went to her doctor for three years with varying degrees of back pain. When she switched doctors, an MRI showed progressive problems with her spine. Two operations were immediately performed, and a vascular ...
  • $1 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.0 Million was awarded as doctors at Hines VA Hospital failed to perform arterial studies, including but not limited to an arteriogram, and failed to request a consultation from a vascular surgeon when the plaintiff presented them with calf pain ...
  • $1 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.0 Million for the surviving family of a 73-year-old man who died after doctors performing a 5-vessel coronary bypass surgery failed to perform a necessary procedure.
  • $1 Million
    Motor Vehicle Accident
    $1.0 Million for a man who was struck by a car while crossing Park Avenue in Wilmette. His fractured right tibia and right wrist both required surgery.