Top 50 Settlements in Illinois in 2018

Top 50 Settlements in Illinois in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 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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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
21
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:Al Hofeld, Jr. of The Law Offices of Al Hofeld, Jr., Esq.
Case:Simmons, et al. v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Failure to Supervise, Children's Rights, Police Brutality, Failure to Train, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
22
Amount:$2,300,000.00
Attorneys:Ronak R. Maisuria of Erickson & Oppenheimer, Ltd.
Case:Evans v. Salvador
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Malicious Prosecution, Personal Injury, False Arrest, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct
23
Amount:$1,550,000.00
Attorneys:Hector Espitia of Law Offices of Hector Espitia
Case:Contreras v. Manning, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
24 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:John F. Winters, Daniel E. O'Brien of Winters Salzetta O'Brien & Richardson, LLC
Case:Estate of C.M. v. The Chicago Transit Authority, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
24 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher R. Smith of Christopher Smith Trial Group LLC; Jonathan I. Loevy of Loevy & Loevy
Case:Hernandez v. City of Chicago
Type:Breach of Contract, Personal Injury, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Wrongful Demotion
25
Amount:$1,350,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph M. Preiser of Goldberg & Goldberg
Case:Estate of Jansson v. City of Chicago
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
26
Amount:$1,150,000.00
Attorneys:Douglas M. Werman, Maureen A. Salas of Werman Salas P.C.; R. Andrew Santillo, Peter D. Winebrake of Winebrake & Santillo, LLC
Case:Wolfe v. TCC Wireless LLC
Type:Class Action, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
27
Amount:$985,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher T. Hurley of Hurley McKenna & Mertz, P.C.
Case:Estate of Jackson v. County of Cook, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
28
Amount:$975,000.00
Attorneys:Jennifer L. Arendes, Bradley S. Fiorito, Grant R. Doty, C. Felix Miller of EEOC; Ferne P. Wolf, D. Eric Sowers of Silverstein Wolf, LLC; Edward W. Unsell of The Unsell Law Firm, P.C.
Case:EEOC v. 2098 Restaurant Group L.L.C., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Class Action, Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Harassment, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Harassment
29
Amount:$950,000.00
Attorneys:Michael C. Goode of Law Office of Michael C. Goode
Case:Estate of Rozelle v. The City of Chicago, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
30
Amount:$850,000.00
Attorneys:Colleen L. Murphy of Steinberg, Burtker & Grossman, Ltd.
Case:Estate of Villa v. Cook County Health & Hospital System
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
31
Amount:$840,000.00
Attorneys:Victor P. Henderson, Alexandra K. Hunstein of Henderson Parks LLC
Case:Estate of Woods v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type:Negligent Supervision, Wrongful Death, Prison Negligence, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
32
Amount:$775,000.00
Attorneys:Paul G. Krentz of Kinnally Flaherty Krentz Loran Hodge & Masur P.C.
Case:L.D., Pro Ami v. Ruth, et al.
Type:Dog Bite, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Animal Attack, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
33 (tie)
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Michael T. Gill of Pfaff, Gill & Ports Ltd.
Case:Estate of A.C.T. v. USA
Type:Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Inform, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
33 (tie)
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Michael W. Lenert of Meyers & Flowers
Case:Estate of Lopez v. Delhaye, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
34
Amount:$725,000.00
Attorneys:Torreya L. Hamilton of Hamilton Law Office, LLC; Christopher Bargione of Collins Bargione & Vuckovich
Case:Fields v. The City of Chicago, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search and Seizure, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
35
Amount:$700,000.00
Attorneys:Marvin A. Brustin of Brustin & Lundblad Ltd.
Case:Rosinski v. County of Cook, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Erroneous Treatment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
36
Amount:$650,000.00
Attorneys:Elise A. Waisbren of Phillips Law Offices
Case:Calvert v. Office Depot, Inc., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
37 (tie)
Amount:$550,000.00
Attorneys:Kenneth T. Lumb of Corboy & Demetrio, PC
Case:Doe v. County of Cook, et al.
Type:Sexual Assault, Intentional Tort, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
37 (tie)
Amount:$550,000.00
Attorneys:David J. Fish, Kimberly Hilton, John C. Kunze of The Fish Law Firm, PC
Case:Kusinski v. Macneil Automotive Products Ltd.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
38 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey J. Neslund of Law Offices of Jeffrey J. Neslund; Michael D. Robbins of Michael D. Robbins & Associates
Case:Estate of Lopez v. Pinzine, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Wrongful Death, Denial of Medical Care, Prison Negligence, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
38 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:James O. Latturner, Daniel A. Edelman, Cathleen M. Combs of Edelman, Combs, Latturner & Goodwin, LLC
Case:Qualls, et al. v. Midwest Recovery Systems, L.L.C.
Type:Class Action, Deceptive Trade Practices, Consumer Protection, Debt Collection
38 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas A. Zimmerman, Nickolas J. Hagman, Sharon A. Harris, Matthew C. De Re, Maebetty Kirby of Zimmerman Law Offices, P.C.
Case:Norton, et al. v. Niantic Inc.
Type:Class Action, Fraud, Misrepresentation, Unfair Business Practices, Intentional Tort
38 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Bradley K. Staubus of Esposito & Staubus LLP
Case:Sorensen v. Bolingbrook Memory Care, LLC, et al.
Type:Negligent Supervision, Nursing Home Malpractice, Personal Injury, Fall, Intentional Tort, Elder Abuse, Inadequate Care, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
39
Amount:$450,000.00
Attorneys:John M. Power, Thomas K. Prindable of Cogan & Power, P.C.
Case:Estate of Hartman v. Fenzel Motor Sales, Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
40 (tie)
Amount:$350,000.00
Attorneys:Brian Hetzer of Karlin, Fleisher & Falkenberg, LLC
Case:Estate of Pasquini v. Maynard, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Erroneous Treatment, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
40 (tie)
Amount:$350,000.00
Attorneys:Ronak R. Maisuria of Erickson & Oppenheimer, Ltd.
Case:Estate of Kelly v. City of Chicago
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Wrongful Death, Intentional Tort, Failure to Protect, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
41
Amount:$333,000.00
Attorneys:David J. Fish, Kimberly Hilton, John C. Kunze of The Fish Law Firm, PC
Case:Pietrzycki v. Heights Tower Service, Inc., et al.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
42
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:John E. Botti, Aldo E. Botti of Botti Law Firm, P.C.
Case:Tominac v. County of Cook, et al.
Type:Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
43
Amount:$260,000.00
Attorneys:David T. Pritikin, John W. McBride, Kathleen E. Garvey, Brian W. Tobin, Daniel M. Greenfield of Sidley Austin LLP
Case:Washington v. County of Cook
Type:Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Denial of Medical Care, Prison Negligence, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
44 (tie)
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:Basileios "Bill" J. Foutris of Foutris Law Office Ltd.
Case:Daniel v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Malicious Prosecution, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
44 (tie)
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:Craig M. Sandberg of Sandberg Law Office, P.C.
Case:Estate of Moore v. Joob, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Surgical Error, Negligent Tort
44 (tie)
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:Kelly A. Sabo Gaden of Steven J. Malman & Associates, P.C.
Case:Estate of Hennet v. Friendship Village of Mill Creek
Type:Negligent Supervision, Nursing Home Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Fall, Inadequate Care, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
45
Amount:$210,000.00
Attorneys:Joey L. Mogul of People's Law Office; Cheryl T. Bormann of Law Office of Cheryl T. Bormann
Case:McClennon v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Intentional Tort, Failure to Supervise, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Failure to Hire, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
46
Amount:$200,000.00
Attorneys:Craig D. Tobin, Sean M. Sullivan of Tobin & Munoz, LLC
Case:Whelan v. Cook County Sheriff’s Department, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Harassment, Failure to Promote
47
Amount:$176,763.00
Attorneys:Kenneth N. Flaxman of Kenneth N. Flaxman, P.C.; Thomas G. Morrissey of Thomas G. Morrissey, Ltd.
Case:Flora v. Dart, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Personal Injury, Intentional Tort, Prison Negligence, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
48 (tie)
Amount:$175,000.00
Attorneys:Jonathan I. Loevy, Arthur Loevy, Cindy Tsai of Loevy & Loevy
Case:White v. Sheriff of Cook County, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Intentional Tort, Failure to Protect, Prison Brutality, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
48 (tie)
Amount:$175,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew M. Stroth of Action Injury Law Group, LLC; Joseph J. Duffy, Corey B. Rubenstein of Stetler, Duffy & Rotert Ltd.; Carlton Odim of Carlton Odim Law Office
Case:Gartley v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
49
Amount:$150,000.00
Attorneys:Torreya L. Hamilton of Hamilton Law Office, LLC
Case:Baker, et al. v. City of Chicago
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Malicious Prosecution, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search and Seizure, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
50
Amount:$114,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew J. Piers, Christopher Wilmes of Hughes Socol Piers Resnick Dym Ltd.
Case:Hernandez v. Amerimex Mufflers and Brakes 7 Inc., et al.
Type:Class Action, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort

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