Top 10 Verdicts in Illinois in 2018

Top 10 Verdicts in Illinois in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 plaintiffs' jury verdicts* obtained in Illinois in the year 2018. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts of Illinois.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Verdicts in Illinois in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 20 Verdicts in Illinois in 2018.

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 submit it to us today.

Amount: $53,000,000.00
Attorneys: Jack M. Beam, Geoffrey N. Fieger of Fieger Law PC
Case: Ewing v. University of Chicago Medical Center
Type: Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
Amount: $50,300,000.00
Attorneys: Patrick Salvi, II , Matthew L. Williams, Brian L. Salvi of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard PC
Case: Florez v. Northshore University Health System, et al.
Type: Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Medication Error, Cerebral Palsy, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
Amount: $45,000,000.00
Attorneys: Jay P. Deratany of The Deratany Firm
Case: Estate of Hudson v. Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
Type: Assault and Battery, Murder, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Children's Rights, Child Abuse, Failure to Protect, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort, Child Protection
Amount: $35,014,630.00
Attorneys: Richard I. Levin of Levin, Riback, Adelman & Flangel, P.C.
Case: Ricciardi v. The Allstate Corp., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
Amount: $25,000,000.00
Attorneys: Joseph E. Kolar of Baizer Kolar Neiman P.C.
Case: Estate of Perez v. St. Alexius Medical Center, et al.
Type: Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Failure to Inform, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
Amount: $21,620,018.00
Attorneys: Joseph A. Power Jr., James I. Power, Sean M. Houlihan of Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.
Case: Wood v. Navistar Inc., et al.
Type: Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Work Accident, Brain Injury, Fall, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
Amount: $21,500,000.00
Attorneys: Robert A. Clifford, Bradley M. Cosgrove, Charles R. Haskins of Clifford Law Offices, P.C.
Case: Estate of M.D. v. Justice Park District, et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Negligent Supervision, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Breach of Duty of Care, Failure to Protect, Failure to Train, Drowning Accident, Negligent Tort, Failure to Test
Amount: $19,217,602.00
Attorneys: Craig P. Mannarino of Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz
Case: Estate of Padilla v. MacNeal Hospital, et. al.
Type: Delayed Childbirth, Delayed Diagnosis, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Medication Error, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
Amount: $18,500,000.00
Attorneys: Matthew I. Baker, Milo W. Lundblad, Marvin A. Brustin of Brustin & Lundblad Ltd.
Case: C.M., Pro Ami v. Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Type: Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Medication Error, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
Amount: $17,175,000.00
Attorneys: Jonathan I. Loevy, Sean C. Starr, Steven Art, Anand Swaminathan, Rachel Brady of Loevy & Loevy; Locke E. Bowman, Alexa Van Brunt of Roderick & Solange MacArthur Justice Center
Case: Rivera v. Guevara, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Due Process Violation, Malicious Prosecution, Wrongful Conviction, Intentional Tort, Abuse of Process, Emotional Distress, Abuse of Power, Police Misconduct, Spoliation of Evidence, False Evidence

* This and other lists of plaintiffs’ jury verdicts, in our publication, may occasionally include a small number of counter- and/or cross-plaintiffs’ verdicts.

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