Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in Illinois in 2019

Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in Illinois in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 personal injury verdicts obtained in Illinois in the year 2019. 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 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in Illinois in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in Illinois in 2019.

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1
Amount:$100,673,368.00
Attorneys:Robert A. Clifford, Bradley M. Cosgrove, Keith A. Hebeisen, Charles R. Haskins, Sarah F. King of Clifford Law Offices, P.C.
Case:G.S. v. Walker, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Inform, Failure to Report, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
2
Amount:$95,477,464.00
Attorneys:Joseph A. Power Jr., James I. Power of Power Rogers LLP
Case:Montagano v. Leading Edge Group Inc., et al.
Type:Falling Object, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Failure to Train, Crane Accident, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Amputation
3
Amount:$23,594,000.00
Attorneys:Jack M. Beam, Matthew M. Patterson of Beam Legal Team LLC
Case:A.W. v. Presence St. Joseph Hospital - Chicago
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Negligent Hiring, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Negligent Retention
4
Amount:$21,337,419.00
Attorneys:Antonio M. Romanucci, Martin D. Gould, Nicolette A. Ward, Bhavani Raveendran of Romanucci & Blandin, LLC
Case:Carreon v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
5
Amount:$13,185,000.00
Attorneys:George T. Brugess, Miguel A. Ruiz of Cogan & Power, P.C.
Case:Mata v. CSX Trans. Inc.
Type:Personal Injury, Railroad Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, FELA, Negligent Tort
6
Amount:$13,003,024.00
Attorneys:George G. Argionis of Argionis & Associates L.L.C.
Case:Andrades v. Menard, Inc., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Truck Accident, Forklift Accident, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
7
Amount:$10,050,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel F. Konicek of Konicek & Dillon, P.C.
Case:Obremski v. Advocate Health & Hosp., et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
8
Amount:$5,005,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey J. Tallis of Faklis, Tallis & Mead
Case:Torres v. Snitovsky, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
9
Amount:$4,232,688.00
Attorneys:Robert J. Glenn of Costello, McMahon, Burke & Murphy Ltd.
Case:Schaller v. Arlington Park Racecourse, LLC
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Electrical Injury, Negligent Tort
10
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:John Joseph Budin of Budin Law Offices
Case:Mejdrich v. McDonald, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligence in Employment, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
11
Amount:$2,600,000.00
Attorneys:David R. Barry, Jr., Michael D. Ditore of Corboy & Demetrio, PC
Case:Ivory v. Gourineni, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Unnecessary Surgery, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
12 (tie)
Amount:$1,700,000.00
Attorneys:Haytham Faraj of Law Offices of Haytham Faraj PLLC; Robert J. Mandell of The Mandell Law Firm
Case:Brailsford v. Roach
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
12 (tie)
Amount:$1,700,000.00
Attorneys:Sharon L. Heath, Timothy W. Heath of Heath & Heath P.C.; R. Mark Maritote of Law Offices of R. Mark Maritote
Case:Bynes v. Yockey, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
13
Amount:$1,688,000.00
Attorneys:Patricia Gifford, Jordan A. Butler of Spiros Law, P.C.
Case:Heathcoat, et al. v. Lonny J. Lannert, D.C.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Erroneous Treatment, Negligent Tort, Chiropractor Malpractice
14
Amount:$1,600,000.00
Attorneys:Craig W. Church of Hoey & Farina, P.C.
Case:Blake v. Union Pac. R.R., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Negligent Tort
15
Amount:$1,100,000.00
Attorneys:Jay H. Janssen, Patrick S. O’Shaughnessy of Janssen Law Center
Case:Foster v. Singh, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
16
Amount:$900,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel M. Breen of Breen Goril Law
Case:Pierros v. Sitaras
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
17
Amount:$825,000.00
Attorneys:Brion W. Doherty of Motherway & Napleton LLP
Case:Fuller v. Darling-Poelinitz
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
18
Amount:$600,000.00
Attorneys:Richard C. Sklare of Sklare Law Group Ltd.
Case:Easley v. Marvel, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
19
Amount:$588,922.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Silverman of Horwitz, Horwitz and Associates Ltd.
Case:Rontos v. Salgado-Galicia, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
20
Amount:$588,788.00
Attorneys:Michael S. Cetina of Walsh, Knippen & Cetina, Chartered
Case:Estate of Coda v. Providence Operations, LLC
Type:Negligent Supervision, Nursing Home Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Fall, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort

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