Top 20 Verdicts in Illinois in 2019

Top 20 Verdicts in Illinois in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 plaintiff jury 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 Verdicts in Illinois in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 50 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: $18,600,000.00
Attorneys: Christopher M. Norem, Cole H. Munvez of Parente & Norem, PC
Case: Estate of Volkov v. C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
6
Amount: $18,015,053.00
Attorneys: Kara E. F. Cenar, Courtney A. Adair, John E. Petite of Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale
Case: GC2 Inc. v. International Game Tech. PLC, et al.
Type: Copyright Infringement, Intellectual Property Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
7
Amount: $13,185,000.00
Attorneys: George T. Brugess of Cogan & Power, P.C.
Case: Mata v. CSX Trans. Inc.
Type: Personal Injury, Railroad Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, FELA, Negligent Tort
8
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
9
Amount: $10,800,000.00
Attorneys: Michael F. Sullivan of Sukhman Yagoda
Case: Estate of Ciolek v. Advocate Health and Hospitals Corp.
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Failure to Train, Premature Discharge, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
10
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
11
Amount: $9,471,743.00
Attorneys: Timothy E. Grochocinski, Aaron R. Purser of Innovalaw P.C.
Case: Rehco, LLC v. Spin Master, Ltd.
Type: Breach of Contract, Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
12
Amount: $8,125,000.00
Attorneys: John J. Perconti of Levin & Perconti
Case: Estate of Wright v. Blakley, et al.
Type: Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Inform, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
13
Amount: $7,348,517.00
Attorneys: Edward R. Moor of Moor Law Office
Case: Advanced Iron Works, inc. v. Contegra Constr. Co., LLC, et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Defamation, Fraud, Misrepresentation, Conversion, Replevin, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Trespass, Slander
14
Amount: $7,000,000.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey K. Kroll, Ava Gehringer of Kaveny + Kroll L.L.C.
Case: Estate of Murray v. Radu, et al.
Type: Bicycle Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
15
Amount: $6,000,000.00
Attorneys: Jay P. Deratany, Michael A. Kosner, Megan K. O’Connor of Deratany & Kosner
Case: Estate of Myers v. Advocate Health and Hospitals Corp.
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Premature Discharge, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
16
Amount: $5,750,000.00
Attorneys: Ian M. Barney of Barney & Hourihane L.L.P.; Jason E. Hammond of Hammond Law L.L.C.; Timothy J. Fiscella of Law Office of Timothy J. Fiscella
Case: Jackson v. City of Chicago
Type: Conspiracy, Malicious Prosecution, Abuse of Process, Emotional Distress, Police Misconduct, Spoliation of Evidence, False Evidence, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
17
Amount: $5,097,194.00
Attorneys: Irene K. Dymkar, Shamoyita M. DasGupta of Law Offices of Irene K. Dymkar; Torreya L. Hamilton, Kevin T. Turkcan of Hamilton Law Office, LLC
Case: Smith v. City of Chicago
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
18
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
19
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: Rodger K. Carreyn, Christopher G. Hanewicz, Gabrielle E. Bina, Douglas L. Sawyer of Perkins Coie LLP
Case: Riddell Inc. v. Kranos Corp.
Type: Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
20
Amount: $4,800,000.00
Attorneys: Benjamin A. Crane of Coplan & Crane Ltd.; Steven A. Greenberg of Greenberg Trial Lawyers
Case: Howell-Darby v. Kates’ Detective & Sec. Svcs. Agency and Special Events Svcs., Inc.
Type: Assault & Battery, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior

* This and other lists of plaintiff jury verdicts, in our publication, may occasionally include a small number of counter- and/or cross-plaintiff verdicts.

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