Top 50 Verdicts in Illinois in 2018

Top 50 Verdicts in Illinois in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 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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1
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
2
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
3
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
4
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
5
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
6
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
7
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
8
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
9
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
10
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
11
Amount: $15,280,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel J. Kaiser, Mariam L. Hafezi of Kaiser Law
Case: Smith v. Retail Project Managers, Inc., et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Negligent Tort
12
Amount: $12,000,000.00
Attorneys: Michael F. Bonamarte, IV, John J. Perconti, Cari F. Silverman of Levin & Perconti
Case: Estate of Newberry v. Wanda Iza, MD, et al.
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
13
Amount: $11,354,664.00
Attorneys: Stephen D. Phillips, Gregory Phillips of Phillips Law Offices
Case: Estate of Douglas v. Barrientos
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Hit and Run, Negligent Tort
14 (tie)
Amount: $11,000,000.00
Attorneys: David R. Barry, Jr., Susan J. Schwartz of Corboy & Demetrio, PC
Case: Obstetrical Patient v. Ob/Gyn, et al.
Type: Delayed Childbirth, Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Erroneous Treatment, Negligent Tort
14 (tie)
Amount: $11,000,000.00
Attorneys: Kenneth J. Allen , Otto J. Shragal of Kenneth J. Allen Law Group
Case: Estate of Ogiego v. AFI and Central
Type: Construction Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Crane Accident, Negligent Tort
15
Amount: $10,175,000.00
Attorneys: Shelly B. Kulwin, Jeffrey R. Kulwin of Kulwin, Masciopinto & Kulwin, L.L.P.
Case: Ryan, et al. v. Advocate Health and Hospitals Corp., et al.
Type: Assault and Battery, Hostile Work Environment, Invasion of Privacy, Negligent Supervision, Workplace Safety, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Negligent Retention
16
Amount: $9,962,000.00
Attorneys: Leonard S. Becker of Law Offices of Leonard S. Becker; Gregory A. Harris of Law Offices Of Gregory A Harris
Case: Bragar v. Chicago Transit Authority, et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Psychological Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
17
Amount: $8,169,513.00
Attorneys: Jamie L. Boock of Rossiter & Boock, LLC
Case: Turubchuk, et al. v. E.T. Simonds Construction Co., et al.
Type: Fraudulent Concealment, Negligent Misrepresentation, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Constructive Fraud, Negligent Tort, Failure to Disclose
18
Amount: $7,000,000.00
Attorneys: Michael F. Bonamarte, IV, Margaret P. Battersby Black, Cari F. Silverman of Levin & Perconti
Case: Estate of Stein v. Franciscan Alliance, Inc., et al.
Type: Hospital Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Paramedic Malpractice, Failure to Protect, Failure to Inform, Negligent Tort
19
Amount: $6,291,002.00
Attorneys: Craig D. Brown of Meyers & Flowers
Case: Hein v. Onyibor, et al.
Type: Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
20
Amount: $5,511,566.00
Attorneys: Theodore C. Jennings, Mark McNabola of McNabola Law Group; Jeffrey E. Martin of Law Offices of Jeffrey E. Martin; Elizabeth A. Kaveny, Brian T. Monico of Wise Morrissey, LLC
Case: Estate of Young v. Northshore University Health System, et al.
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Surgical Error, Medication Error, Negligent Tort
21
Amount: $4,638,340.00
Attorneys: Daniel F. Konicek, Michael J. Corsi of Konicek & Dillon, P.C.
Case: Gabler, et al. v. Geleerd, et al.
Type: Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Inform, Negligent Tort
22
Amount: $4,600,000.00
Attorneys: Larry R. Rogers, Kathryn L. Conway of Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.
Case: McKinney v. Advocate NorthSide Health Network, et al.
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Anesthesia Error, Negligent Tort
23
Amount: $4,050,000.00
Attorneys: Jonathan I. Loevy, Arthur Loevy, Julie M. Goodwin of Loevy & Loevy; Scott J. Frankel of Frankel & Cohen
Case: Kuri v. The City of Chicago, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Conspiracy, Due Process Violation, Malicious Prosecution, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Abuse of Process, Emotional Distress, Abuse of Power, Police Misconduct, Spoliation of Evidence, False Evidence
24
Amount: $3,820,000.00
Attorneys: Kevin J. McNamara of Kevin J. McNamara Law Offices, P.C.
Case: Martin v. Hartwig Transit, Inc.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Forklift Accident, Negligent Tort
25
Amount: $3,300,000.00
Attorneys: Kathryn L. Conway, Thomas G. Siracusa of Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.
Case: Altiveros v. Dhananjayan, et al.
Type: Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort
26
Amount: $3,200,000.00
Attorneys: David J. Diamond of Goldberg & Osborne
Case: Mitchell v. AbbieVie Inc.
Type: Failure to Warn, Negligent Misrepresentation, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Defective Medical Device, Negligent Tort, Defective Drug
27 (tie)
Amount: $3,000,000.00
Attorneys: David E. Rapoport, Melanie J. VanOverloop, Matthew S. Sims, Joshua L. Weisberg of Rapoport Law Offices, P.C.; R. Brent Wisner, Michael L. Baum, Bijan Esfandiari, Frances M. Phares of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, PC
Case: Dolin v. Glaxosmithkline
Type: Failure to Warn, Negligent Misrepresentation, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Defective Drug
27 (tie)
Amount: $3,000,000.00
Attorneys: Susan E. Loggans of Susan E. Loggans & Associates
Case: Franklin v. Ather, et al.
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Medication Error, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
27 (tie)
Amount: $3,000,000.00
Attorneys: Clifford W. Horwitz of Horwitz, Horwitz and Associates Ltd.
Case: Soraghan v. Chicago Palm, Inc.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip and Fall, Work Accident, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
28
Amount: $2,630,000.00
Attorneys: William J. McMahon, Richard A. Haydu of Hoey & Farina, P.C.
Case: Hopkins v. Union Pacific Railroad
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Trip and Fall, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, FELA, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
29
Amount: $2,243,493.00
Attorneys: Matthew D. Ports, Michael T. Gill of Pfaff, Gill & Ports Ltd.
Case: Estate of Markman v. Hashim, et al.
Type: Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Surgical Error, Unnecessary Surgery, Negligent Tort
30
Amount: $2,000,000.00
Attorneys: Patrick A. Salvi, Brian L. Salvi of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard PC
Case: Estate of Conklin v. Gilbert, et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
31
Amount: $1,898,000.00
Attorneys: John J. MacInerney of Hofeld and Schaffner
Case: Rodriguez v. Fore Transportation, Inc.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
32
Amount: $1,610,000.00
Attorneys: Sara M. Davis of Whiting Law Group, Ltd.
Case: Muntean v. Rubio, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
33
Amount: $1,449,624.00
Attorneys: Michael T. Wierzbicki of Horwitz, Horwitz and Associates Ltd.
Case: Halliday v. Team Drive-Away, Inc., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Failure to Supervise, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
34
Amount: $1,382,435.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey C. Schwartz of Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz
Case: Layhe v. Erik The Red, Inc.
Type: Assault and Battery, Dangerous Condition, Dram Shop Liability, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Security, Gunshot Wound, Negligent Tort
35
Amount: $1,375,000.00
Attorneys: Mark A. Brown, Olivia A. Sarmas-Ford of The Law Offices of Lane & Lane LLC
Case: Osborn v. Woloson, et al.
Type: Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Erroneous Treatment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
36
Amount: $1,330,000.00
Attorneys: Michael E. Holden of Romanucci & Blandin, LLC
Case: Cohn v. Meczyk
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
37
Amount: $1,241,907.00
Attorneys: Keenan J. Saulter of Saulter Law P.C.; Craig M. Sandberg of Sandberg Law Office, P.C.
Case: Wilson v. City of Chicago
Type: Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Negligent Training, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort
38
Amount: $1,195,648.00
Attorneys: Richard J. Rosenblum of Rubin & Machado, Ltd.
Case: Tonero v. EZBM Inc.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Construction Defect, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
39
Amount: $1,089,650.00
Attorneys: Michael Sorich of Cavanagh Law Group
Case: Estate of Flannigan v. Platt
Type: Assault and Battery, Murder, Wrongful Death, Intentional Tort
40
Amount: $1,032,301.00
Attorneys: Marc A. Taxman of Anesi, Ozmon, Rodin, Novak & Kohen Ltd.
Case: Kern, et al. v. Ilciuc
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
41
Amount: $972,000.00
Attorneys: Kelly A. Sabo Gaden, Kristen Koeller of Steven J. Malman & Associates, P.C.
Case: Estate of Smith v. Anna Rehabilitation and Nursing Center LLC, et al.
Type: Negligent Supervision, Nursing Home Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Fall, Inadequate Care, Failure to Train, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
42
Amount: $970,000.00
Attorneys: H. Kent Heller of Heller, Holmes & Associates, P.C.
Case: Green v. Quick, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Conspiracy, Defamation, Fraud, Intentional Tort, Parental Rights, Intentional Misrepresentation, Abuse of Process, Emotional Distress, Harassment, Abuse of Power, Blackmail
43
Amount: $821,825.00
Attorneys: Peter C. Wachowski of Bellas & Wachowski
Case: Guziejko v. Jarvis Exteriors
Type: Personal Injury, Slip and Fall, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Negligent Tort
44
Amount: $750,000.00
Attorneys: Charles W. Armbruster, Michael T. Blotevogel of Armbruster, Dripps, Winterscheidt & Blotevogel, LLC
Case: Abernathy v. Eastern Illinois Railroad Co.
Type: Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, FELA, Negligent Tort
45
Amount: $550,800.00
Attorneys: Torreya L. Hamilton of Hamilton Law Office, LLC
Case: Cooper v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type: Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Malicious Prosecution, Personal Injury, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Abuse of Power, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search and Seizure, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
46
Amount: $507,617.00
Attorneys: Scott A. Blumenshine of Blumenshine Law Group
Case: Tumizeh v. Chicago Transit Auth., et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Car Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
47
Amount: $490,352.00
Attorneys: Timothy C. Moll of Timothy Moll Law Offices; Scott B. Wolfman of Law Offices of Scott Wolfman & Associates, P.C.
Case: Mason, et al. v. Brown, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
48
Amount: $450,000.00
Attorneys: Scott R. Rauscher, Tara Thompson, Adair Crosley, Megan Pierce of Loevy & Loevy
Case: Jackson v. Birkey, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Prison Negligence, Cruel and Unusual Punishment, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort
49
Amount: $415,000.00
Attorneys: Kenneth T. Levine of de Luca Levine; David L. Poindexter, John R. Schleiter of Grotefeld Hoffmann Gordon Ochoa & Evinger, LLP
Case: Sompo Japan Fire & Marine Ins. Co., et al. v. B&B Pullman Properties, L.P.
Type: Property Damage, Subrogation, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
50
Amount: $409,708.00
Attorneys: Scott B. Wolfman of Law Offices of Scott Wolfman & Associates, P.C.
Case: Jenkins v. Whitman, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior

* 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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