Top 50 Settlements in Illinois in 2017

Top 50 Settlements in Illinois in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 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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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
21
Amount:$3,635,000.00
Attorneys:Martin Healy Jr., David P. Huber, Dennis M. Lynch of Healy Scanlon Law Firm
Case:Estate of Richter v. Olsson Roofing Co. Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death
22
Amount:$3,150,000.00
Attorneys:Robert L. Fogel of Fogel Law Offices
Case:Estate of v. San Diego
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Surgical Error
23 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gerald J. Bekkerman, Marc A. Taxman, Julie L. Pustilnik of Taxman, Pollock, Murray & Bekkerman, LLC
Case:Estate of Benisek v. Malczyk, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Hospital Malpractice, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Medical Device
23 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Larry Karchmar of Karchmar & Stone
Case:Estate of Flores v. County of Cook
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Negligent Hiring, Failure to Monitor
23 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brian Murphy of Hofeld and Schaffner
Case:Stotler v. County of Cook
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Personal Injury, Failure to Monitor, Erroneous Treatment
23 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ian R. Alexander of Goldberg & Goldberg
Case:Estate of Moreno v. County of Cook
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Surgical Error
24
Amount:$2,760,000.00
Attorneys:Michael S. Keating, James P. Lynch of Keating Law Group PC; Matthew M. Rundio, Timothy J. Cavanagh of Cavanagh Law Group
Case:Estate of Avalos v. Vais, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death
25
Amount:$2,750,000.00
Attorneys:Bruce R. Pfaff of Pfaff, Gill & Ports Ltd.
Case:Confidential v. Confidential
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Failure to Monitor
26
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:Edward W. McNabola of McNabola & Associates
Case:Delgado v. County of Cook
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
27
Amount:$1,900,000.00
Attorneys:Ann M. Henry, Diane I. Smason of EEOC
Case:EEOC v. Rosebud Restaurants Inc., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Race Discrimination, Labor & Employment, Failure to Hire
28
Amount:$1,718,500.00
Attorneys:Bradley S. Fiorito, Diane I. Smason, Jeanne B. Szromba, Deborah L. Hamilton, June W. Calhoun, Laura R. Feldman, David A. Hemenway of EEOC
Case:EEOC v. United Parcel Service Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Class Action, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Failure to Accommodate
29
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew M. Rundio of Cavanagh Law Group
Case:Grozdev v. Martinez, et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Fall, Forklift Accident, Failure to Train
30
Amount:$1,275,000.00
Attorneys:Martin A. Dolan, Karen Munoz of Dolan Law PC
Case:Estate of D.T. v. City of Chicago
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death
31
Amount:$1,200,000.00
Attorneys:Kurt D. Lloyd of Lloyd Law Group, Ltd.
Case:Garcia v. Endres
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Ob-Gyn Malpractice
32 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Douglas M. Werman, Maureen A. Salas, Sarah J. Arendt, Zachary C. Flowerree of Werman Salas P.C.
Case:Zamudio v. Nick & Howard LLC, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Unpaid Wages, Labor & Employment, Fair Labor Standards Act
32 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Francis P. Murphy, Thomas A. Demetrio of Corboy & Demetrio, PC
Case:Estate of T.M. v. Hart, et al.
Type:Negligent Supervision, Wrongful Death, Breach of Duty of Care
33
Amount:$931,152.00
Attorneys:Paul D. Geiger of Law Offices of Paul D. Geiger; Ronald C. Dahms of Law Offices of Ronald C. Dahms; Sean C. Starr of Law Offices of Sean C. Starr
Case:Bartlett, et al. v. City of Chicago
Type:Class Action, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Fair Labor Standards Act
34
Amount:$670,300.00
Attorneys:Daniel F. Konicek, Amanda J. Hamilton of Konicek & Dillon, P.C.
Case:Arnold J. Klehm Grower v. Ludvig Svensson
Type:Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Property Damage
35
Amount:$625,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick M. Flaherty of Kinnally Flaherty Krentz Loran Hodge & Masur P.C.
Case:Estate of Muranyi v. Delgadillo
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Failure to Inform, Failure to Refer
36 (tie)
Amount:$600,000.00
Attorneys:John J. Perconti, Daniel A. Goldfaden of Levin & Perconti
Case:Psychiatric Patient v. Hospital
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Sexual Assault, Emotional Distress
36 (tie)
Amount:$600,000.00
Attorneys:Colleen M. Mikaitis, John J. Perconti of Levin & Perconti
Case:Jackson v. Sales, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Surgical Error
37 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey B. Granich, Joshua L. Morrison of Law Office of Jeffrey B. Granich; Torreya L. Hamilton, Kevin T. Turkcan of Hamilton Law Office, LLC
Case:Turner, et al. v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Conspiracy, Excessive Force, Negligent Supervision, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Negligent Hiring, Police Misconduct
37 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Alan H. Bender, Ryan M. Griffin of Goldstein Bender & Romanoff
Case:Valcarcel v. USA
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Failure to Inform, Ob-Gyn Malpractice
38
Amount:$475,000.00
Attorneys:Stuart L. Cochran of Steckler Gresham Cochran
Case:Tovar v. Drew’s LLC
Type:Class Action, Consumer Fraud, Deceptive Trade Practices, False Advertising
39
Amount:$450,000.00
Attorneys:Theodore F. Vineski, Jr. of Law Offices of Fred A. Truglio & Associates
Case:Wright v. City of Chicago
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Negligent Hiring
40
Amount:$425,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin O'Connor, Ashley Murray of O'Connor Law Firm Ltd.; Steven A. Crifase of Law Offices of Steven A. Crifase, Ltd.
Case:Edwards v. County of Cook, et al.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Medication Error
41
Amount:$400,000.00
Attorneys:Randall F. Peters of Randall F. Peters & Associates
Case:Estate of Chen v. County of Cook, et al.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Surgical Error
42
Amount:$399,000.00
Attorneys:Antonio M. Romanucci of Romanucci & Blandin, LLC
Case:Doe v. District 95
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Negligent Supervision, School Safety, Sexual Assault, Civil Assault
43
Amount:$380,000.00
Attorneys:Kathleen T. Zellner of Law Offices of Kathleen T. Zellner & Associates
Case:Doe v. Sheriff Dart, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Personal Injury, Sexual Assault, Prison Negligence, Inadequate Care, Failure to Protect, Failure to Report
44
Amount:$370,000.00
Attorneys:Peter A. Cantwell, Eliot D. Hellman, John W. Kalich of Cantwell & Cantwell
Case:Holmes v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Malicious Prosecution, False Arrest, Emotional Distress, Police Misconduct
45
Amount:$365,000.00
Attorneys:Michael L. Shanahan of Levin & Perconti; Jordan S. Powell of Powell Law Offices
Case:Estate of Orth v. Presence Hospital PRV
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Inadequate Care
46
Amount:$325,000.00
Attorneys:Laura R. Feldman, Diane I. Smason, Jeanne B. Szromba of EEOC
Case:EEOC v. King-Lar Co.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, National Origin Discrimination, Race Discrimination, Labor & Employment, Harassment
47 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Troy C. Owens of Owens Law, LLC; Thomas W. Dillon of Konicek & Dillon, P.C.
Case:Estate of Larson v. Johnson Peoria Ventures, L.L.C.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Failure to Maintain
47 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Mark W. Mathys of Law Offices of Mathys & Schneid; John J. Malm of John J. Malm & Associates, P.C.
Case:Estate of A.W. v. Rush Copley Medical Center Inc., et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death
47 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Edwin J. Hull of CutlerHull Law Group
Case:Kelly v. City of Chicago
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip and Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Training
47 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Scott B. Wolfman, Caroline M. Schumann of Law Offices of Scott Wolfman & Associates, P.C.
Case:Redmond v. County of Cook
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Failure to Treat
47 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Mark F. Smolens, Richard R. Mottweiler, Nicole L. Barkowski of Mottweiler & Smolens, LLP
Case:Karkoszka v. Cook County, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Prison Negligence, Failure to Protect
48
Amount:$290,000.00
Attorneys:Amber Fox, Debra Lawrence, Maria Salacuse of EEOC
Case:EEOC v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment
49
Amount:$285,000.00
Attorneys:Michael D. Robbins of Michael D. Robbins & Associates; Jeffrey J. Neslund of Law Offices of Jeffrey J. Neslund; Robert L. Robertson of Robertson Duric
Case:Brown, et al. v. Schreiber, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Conspiracy, Excessive Force, Malicious Prosecution, False Arrest, Police Brutality
50 (tie)
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:Peter F. Higgins of Lipkin & Higgins
Case:Edwards v. Knox Kershaw Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Product Liability
50 (tie)
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:Timothy R. Tyler, Jesse R. Tyler of Tyler Law Offices, PC
Case:Estate of M.H. v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type:Wrongful Death, Prison Negligence, Inadequate Care, Failure to Monitor

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