Top 20 Settlements in Illinois in 2017

Top 20 Settlements in Illinois in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 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 20 Settlements in Illinois in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 50 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
11
Amount: $6,300,000.00
Attorneys: David B. Nemeroff of Nemeroff Law Offices
Case: Miari v. Windy City Limousine Co., et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
12
Amount: $6,000,000.00
Attorneys: Louis C. Cairo, Lawrence T. Ruder of Goldberg, Weisman & Cairo Ltd.
Case: Koplin v. Spencer, et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
13
Amount: $5,900,000.00
Attorneys: Timothy J. Cavanagh, Michael Sorich of Cavanagh Law Group
Case: Estate of Green v. Montelongo, et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Failure to Warn, Pedestrian Accident, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death
14
Amount: $5,850,000.00
Attorneys: John L. Cantlin, Timothy B. Cantlin of The Cantlin Law Firm
Case: Estate of Krug v. Contacessi, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death
15
Amount: $5,625,000.00
Attorneys: Locke E. Bowman, Vanessa del Valle, Alexa Van Brunt of Roderick & Solange MacArthur Justice Center; G. Flint Taylor, Jr., John L. Stainthorp, Janis M. Susler of People's Law Office; J. Samuel Tenenbaum of Bluhm Legal Clinic, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Case: Swift v. City of Chicago
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Conspiracy, Malicious Prosecution, Wrongful Conviction, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Emotional Distress, Police Misconduct
16 (tie)
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: Sheldon A. Ostroff of Law Offices of Sheldon A. Ostroff; James C. Kostas, David M. Huffman of Huffman & Kosta; Douglas M. Werman, Maureen A. Salas of Werman Salas P.C.
Case: Garcia, et al. v. J.C. Penney Corp.
Type: Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Labor & Employment
16 (tie)
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: Clark M. Raymond of Raymond & Raymond Ltd
Case: Jackson v. County of Cook
Type: Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Surgical Error, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Inform, Lack of Consent
17
Amount: $4,750,000.00
Attorneys: Amanda C. Antholt, Laura J. Miller of Equip for Equality; Richard J. Dvorak of Dvorak Law Offices, LLC
Case: Borys v. Dart, et al.
Type: Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Fall, Failure to Treat, Prison Negligence, Inadequate Care
18
Amount: $4,500,000.00
Attorneys: Paige Boggs of Office of the Attorney General, IL
Case: Madigan v. Insys Therapeutics Inc.
Type: Consumer Fraud, Pharmacy Malpractice, Kickbacks
19
Amount: $4,250,000.00
Attorneys: Ann Henry, Deborah L. Hamilton, Ethan M.M. Cohen of EEOC
Case: EEOC v. Mach Mining L.L.C., et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Class Action, Gender Discrimination, Labor & Employment, Failure to Hire
20
Amount: $4,000,000.00
Attorneys: Jonathan I. Loevy, Tara Thompson of Loevy & Loevy; G. Flint Taylor, Jr., Benjamin H. Elson of People's Law Office
Case: Whirl v. Former Detective Pienta, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Conspiracy, Malicious Prosecution, Negligent Supervision, Race Discrimination, Wrongful Conviction, Wrongful Imprisonment, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Failure to Train, Police Misconduct

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