Top 10 Verdicts in Illinois in 2017

Top 10 Verdicts in Illinois in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 plaintiff and cross-claimant jury verdicts obtained in Illinois in the year 2017. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Verdicts in Illinois in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 20 Verdicts in Illinois in 2017.

Important: While we strive to achieve maximum accuracy and completeness of our lists, we cannot guarantee either at 100%. If you believe another verdict should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount:$148,190,997.00
Attorneys:Tara R. Devine, Jeffrey J. Kroll, Patrick A. Salvi of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard PC
Case:Darden v. City of Chicago
Type:Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Failure to Maintain, Emotional Distress
2
Amount:$140,140,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher A. Seeger, David R. Buchanan of Seeger Weiss LLP; Matthew P. Teague of Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C.
Case:Konrad v. Abbvie Inc., et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Pharmacy Malpractice, Product Liability
3
Amount:$115,750,000.00
Attorneys:Donald J. Nolan, Thomas P. Routh, Welson T. Chu of Nolan Law Group; David I. Katzman, Bruce A. Lampert of Katzman Lampert & Stoll
Case:Estate of Brokaw, et al. v. National Air Cargo Inc.
Type:Aviation Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death
4
Amount:$85,929,172.00
Attorneys:Joseph A. Power Jr., James I. Power of Power, Rogers & Smith P.C.
Case:Montagano v. Metal-Matic Inc., et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Failure to Train, Crane Accident
5
Amount:$54,155,900.00
Attorneys:James M. Roche, Christopher T. Theisen of Theisen & Roche, Ltd.; Robert J. Napleton of Motherway & Napleton LLP
Case:Denton v. University Am-Can, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Hiring
6
Amount:$48,000,000.00
Attorneys:Martin A. Dolan of Dolan Law PC
Case:Estate of G.F. v. Rosado
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Child Abuse, Failure to Protect, Failure to Report
7
Amount:$44,700,000.00
Attorneys:Antonio M. Romanucci, Martin D. Gould of Romanucci & Blandin, LLC; Carl Salvato of Salvato, O'Toole & Froylan
Case:Laporta v. City of Chicago
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Gunshot, Failure to Protect
8
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher T. Hurley, Mark R. McKenna of Hurley McKenna & Mertz, P.C.
Case:Ravizza v. Paccar Inc.
Type:Falling Object, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product
9
Amount:$15,182,083.00
Attorneys:Michael P. Cogan, Thomas K. Prindable, Hadas M. Benhamou (Corey) of Cogan & Power, P.C.
Case:Skorek v. Edward Hospital, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Emotional Distress
10 (tie)
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:David J. Diamond, D. Greg Sakall of Goldberg & Osborne; Brandon L. Bogle, Troy A. Rafferty of Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A.; David R. Buchanan of Seeger Weiss LLP; Bill Robins, III of Robins Cloud LLP
Case:Mitchell v. Abbvie Inc., et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Pharmacy Malpractice, Product Liability, Intentional Misrepresentation, Emotional Distress
10 (tie)
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:John T. Boundas, John E. Williams, Jr. of Williams Kherkher Hart Boundas, LLP; Christopher Cueto, Michael Gras of Law Office of Christopher Cueto, Ltd.
Case:E.G., Pro Ami v. Abbott Laboratories Inc.
Type:Failure to Warn, Pharmacy Malpractice, Product Liability

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