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:$315,000,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph S. Presta, Robert A. Rowan of Nixon & Vanderhye; Jeffery M. Cross of Freeborn & Peters LLP
Case:Shuffle Tech International LLC, et al. v. Scientific Games Corp.,et al.
Type:Antitrust Violation, Economic Loss, Fraud, Intentional Tort
2
Amount:$53,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jack M. Beam, Geoffrey N. Fieger of Fieger Law
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
3
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
4
Amount:$47,500,000.00
Attorneys:Sal Indomenico of Sal Indomenico and Associates, P.C.
Case:A.L., Pro Ami v. St. Alexius Medical Center
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
5
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
6
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
7
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
8
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
9
Amount:$21,500,000.00
Attorneys:Robert A. Clifford, Bradley M. Cosgrove, Charles R. Haskins, Tracy A. Brammeier 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
10
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
11
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
12
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
13
Amount:$16,410,681.00
Attorneys:Robin A. McCue, Megan M. New, Ian J. Block, Gregg F. LoCascio of Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Case:Dyson, Inc. v. Sharkninja Operating LLC, et al.
Type:Consumer Fraud, Deceptive Trade Practices, False Advertising, Fraud, Unfair Competition, Intentional Tort
14
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
15
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey J. Kroll, Patrick A. Salvi, Patrick Salvi, II , Aaron D. Boeder of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard PC
Case:Neuhengen v. Global Experience Specialists Inc.
Type:Personal Injury, Forklift Accident, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
16
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
17
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
18 (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
18 (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
19
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
20
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
21
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
22
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
23
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
24
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
25
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
26
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
27
Amount:$4,473,526.80
Attorneys:Ryan M. Griffin, Scott M. Duxbury, Timothy J. Winfield of Goldstein Bender & Romanoff
Case:Garcia v. Gogoneata
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort
28
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
29
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
30
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
31
Amount:$3,245,213.00
Attorneys:Raymond P. Niro, Jr., Kyle D. Wallenberg of Niro McAndrews, LLC
Case:Kolcraft Enters. v. Graco Children’s Prods.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
32
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
33 (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
33 (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
33 (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
34
Amount:$2,800,000.00
Attorneys:Torreya L. Hamilton of Hamilton Law Office, LLC; Thomas P. Needham of Needham Law
Case:Davis v. City of Chicago
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
35
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
36
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
37
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
38
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
39
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
40
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
41
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
42
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
43
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
44
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
45
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
46
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
47
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
48
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
49
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
50
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

* 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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