Top 20 Settlements in Illinois in 2018

Top 20 Settlements in Illinois in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 settlements obtained in Illinois in the year 2018. 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 2018) you have also made the list of Top 50 Settlements 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 settlement should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount:$295,000,000.00
Attorneys:Steve W. Berman, Garth D. Wojtanowicz, Elizabeth A. Fegan of Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP; Joseph G. Sauder, Matthew D. Schelkopf of Sauder Schelkopf, LLC
Case:In Re: Stericycle, Steri-Safe Contract Litigation
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action, Consumer Fraud, Unfair Business Practices
2
Amount:$35,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kathryn L. Conway, Joseph A. Power Jr., Joseph W. Balesteri of Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.
Case:A.A., Pro Ami v. Burdock, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Delayed Diagnosis, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
3
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin J. Conway of Cooney & Conway; Timothy J. Cavanagh, Michael Sorich of Cavanagh Law Group
Case:Estate of Manzera, et al. v. Frugoli, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Wrongful Death, DUI, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
4
Amount:$18,500,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew L. Williams of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard PC
Case:Guavara v. USA
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
5
Amount:$16,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kathryn L. Conway, Joseph W. Balesteri of Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.
Case:N.G., Pro Ami v. Swedish Covenant Hospital, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
6
Amount:$14,000,000.00
Attorneys:Peter R. Coladarci of Peter R. Coladarci, Ltd.
Case:Estate of Bogenberger v. Pi Kappa Alpha Corp, Inc., et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
7
Amount:$9,300,000.00
Attorneys:Michael I. Kanovitz, Jonathan I. Loevy, Tara Thompson, Arthur Loevy, Gayle Horn, Elizabeth Mazur, Roshna Bala Keen, Russell Ainsworth, Sarah L. Grusin of Loevy & Loevy
Case:Kluppelberg v. Burge, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Due Process Violation, Excessive Force, Malicious Prosecution, Wrongful Imprisonment, Intentional Tort, Abuse of Process, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct
8
Amount:$9,000,000.00
Attorneys:Margaret P. Battersby Black, Steven M. Levin, Jaime Koziol Delaney of Levin & Perconti
Case:Minor Patient v. Hospital
Type:Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
9
Amount:$7,500,000.00
Attorneys:Michael F. Bonamarte, IV, John J. Perconti, Margaret P. Battersby Black of Levin & Perconti; Roy C. Dripps of Armbruster, Dripps, Winterscheidt & Blotevogel, LLC
Case:Perez-Mosetty, et al. v. American Tugs, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort, Admiralty Law, Jones Act
10
Amount:$7,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jeremy L. Geller of Trapp & Geller
Case:Gallegos v. Ruan Transport Co.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Security
11
Amount:$6,700,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph J. Siprut, Todd L. McLawhorn of Siprut PC
Case:West, et al. v. Act II Jewelry, et al.
Type:Breach of Warranty, Class Action, Deceptive Trade Practices, Consumer Protection, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Misappropriation, Omission of Material Facts
12 (tie)
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Robert A. Clifford, Kevin P. Durkin, Sean P. Driscoll, Henry R. Simmons of Clifford Law Offices, P.C.
Case:Estate of Coath v. Chicago Transit Authority, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
12 (tie)
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew D. Ports of Pfaff, Gill & Ports Ltd.
Case:Estate of Stone v. Agridyne L.L.C.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Toxic Exposure, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort
13
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick D. Cummings, Joseph P. Shannon, Jonathan Svitak of Shannon Law Group, PC
Case:Robertshaw v. Maurer Truck Leasing, et. al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Negligent Entrustment
14
Amount:$4,500,000.00
Attorneys:Sam Panger, Jr. of Law Offices of Peter G. Limperis
Case:Estate of Tadros v. County of Cook, et al.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Anesthesia Error, Negligent Tort
15
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph P. Sorce, Louis C. Cairo of GWC Injury Lawyers LLC (Goldberg, Weisman & Cairo Ltd.)
Case:Estate of Kintanar v. City of Chicago
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Wrongful Death, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
16
Amount:$3,875,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin Mahoney, Treana L. Allen of Mahoney Law Group, APC; Lisa L. Clay of Lisa Clay, Attonery at Law
Case:Romo v. Durham School Services L.P.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
17
Amount:$3,750,000.00
Attorneys:Jay Edelson, Benjamin S. Thomassen, Eve-Lynn Rapp of Edelson PC
Case:N.P., et al. v. Standard Innovation Corp.
Type:Class Action, Invasion of Privacy, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Tort, Data Breach
18
Amount:$3,500,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher R. Smith, Amanda Antholt of Christopher Smith Trial Group LLC; Thomas M. Breen, Todd S. Pugh, Jonathan M. Brayman of Breen & Pugh
Case:Hampton v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Malicious Prosecution, Wrongful Conviction, Wrongful Imprisonment, Intentional Tort, Abuse of Process, Emotional Distress, Police Misconduct, False Evidence
19
Amount:$3,250,000.00
Attorneys:Kenneth A. Hoffman of Mitchell Hoffman & Wolf
Case:Estate of Komada v. Dove, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
20
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick M. Flaherty of Kinnally Flaherty Krentz Loran Hodge & Masur P.C.
Case:Estate of E.V. v. Estate of Stenger
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort

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