Top 10 Settlements in Illinois in 2017

Top 10 Settlements in Illinois in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 10 settlements obtained in Illinois in the year 2017. The list is comprised of various case types that were filed either in state or federal courts.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Settlements in Illinois in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 20 Settlements 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 settlement should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount: $125,387,948.00
Attorneys: Myron M. Cherry, Jacie C. Zolna, Benjamin Swetland of Myron M. Cherry & Associates LLC; Antonio M. Romanucci, Rebecca E. Neubauer of Romanucci & Blandin, LLC
Case: McKenzie-Lopez v. City of Chicago
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Class Action, Due Process Violation
2
Amount: $60,000,000.00
Attorneys: Chad A. Readler of U.S. Department of Justice
Case: US v. IPC The Hospitalist Inc., et al.
Type: False Claims Act, Qui Tam, Healthcare Fraud
3
Amount: $35,500,000.00
Attorneys: Linda D. Friedman, Suzanne E. Bish, George S. Robot, Patricia A. Bronte of Stowell & Friedman, Ltd.
Case: Slaughter, et al. v. Wells Fargo Advisors LLC
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Class Action, Race Discrimination, Labor & Employment
4
Amount: $30,990,000.00
Attorneys: Jonathan I. Loevy, David B. Owens of Loevy & Loevy; Stuart J. Chanen, Henry E. Turner of Valorem Law Group; Anna Benvenutti Hoffmann, Nick Brustin, Peter J. Neufeld, Alexandra Lampert of Neufeld Scheck & Brustin, LLP; John C. Benson of John C. Benson, Attorney
Case: Richardson v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Conspiracy, Due Process Violation, Malicious Prosecution, Wrongful Conviction, Wrongful Imprisonment, Emotional Distress, Police Misconduct
5
Amount: $15,000,000.00
Attorneys: Jack M. Beam, Matthew M. Patterson, Douglas J. Raymond, Ryan P. Timoney of Beam Legal Team LLC; Geoffrey N. Fieger of Fieger Law PC
Case: N.B., Pro Ami v. Franciscan Alliance Inc.
Type: Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth Delivery, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat, Failure to Inform, Failure to Monitor
6
Amount: $12,000,000.00
Attorneys: Ryan E. Yagoda of Sukhman Yagoda
Case: V.G., Pro Ami v. USA
Type: Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth Delivery, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice
7
Amount: $10,900,000.00
Attorneys: Kevin G. Burke, Francis P. Morrissey, David J. Rashid of Wise Morrissey Kaveny LLC
Case: A.U., Pro Ami v. West Suburban Medical Center, et al.
Type: Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth Delivery, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Failure to Monitor
8
Amount: $9,559,000.00
Attorneys: Thomas A. Demetrio, Michael K. Demetrio, Robert J. Bingle, Matthew T. Jenkins of Corboy & Demetrio, PC
Case: Estate of Harris v. Village of Calumet Park
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death
9 (tie)
Amount: $7,500,000.00
Attorneys: Matthew M. Rundio, Timothy J. Cavanagh, Michael Sorich, Benjeman L. Nichols, Patrick D. McHale of Cavanagh Law Group
Case: Estate of Ruffin v. Metra
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Railroad Accident, Brain Injury
9 (tie)
Amount: $7,500,000.00
Attorneys: Philip H Corboy, Jr., Edward G. Willer, William T. Gibbs of Corboy & Demetrio, PC
Case: Estate of Liszkiewicz v. CRG Residential LLC, et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Wrongful Death, Fall
10 (tie)
Amount: $7,000,000.00
Attorneys: Ian R. Alexander of Goldberg & Goldberg
Case: Hood v. Morasch, et al.
Type: Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Surgical Error
10 (tie)
Amount: $7,000,000.00
Attorneys: David C. Wise of Wise Morrissey Kaveny LLC
Case: Cholipski v. Bovis Lend Lease Inc., et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety

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