Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements in Illinois in 2019

Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements in Illinois in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 personal injury settlements obtained in Illinois in the year 2019. The list is comprised of cases filed either in a state or federal court, as well as those settled prior to commencing a lawsuit. It does, however, exclude cases settled for an undisclosed amount.

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Important: While we strive to achieve maximum accuracy and completeness of our lists, we cannot guarantee either at 100%. If you believe another settlement should be on this list, please submit it to us today.

1
Amount:$14,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jack M. Beam, Matthew M. Patterson, Douglas J. Raymond of Beam Legal Team LLC
Case:J.R. v. Cook County Health & Hospital System
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Failure to Diagnose, Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
2
Amount:$12,000,000.00
Attorneys:James M. Urtis of Law Offices of James M. Urtis
Case:S.V. v. VHS of Illinois, Inc.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
3
Amount:$10,000,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick A. Salvi, Patrick Salvi, II , Brian L. Salvi, Carly E. Shannon of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard PC
Case:Calderon v. Ozinga Ready Mix Concrete, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident, Amputation
4
Amount:$9,500,000.00
Attorneys:Todd A. Smith, Brian LaCien of Smith LaCien LLP
Case:Dumitrescu v. City of Chicago
Type:Bicycle Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
5
Amount:$8,605,388.00
Attorneys:John M. Power, Thomas H. Murphy of Cogan & Power, P.C.
Case:Customer v. Retail Establishment
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
6
Amount:$6,955,000.00
Attorneys:Jeremy L. Geller of Trapp & Geller
Case:M.R. v. Pace Suburban Bus, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
7
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Louis C. Cairo, Michael D. Fisher of GWC Injury Lawyers LLC
Case:Myslinski v. Maneval Construction Co., Inc., et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort, Amputation
8
Amount:$5,900,000.00
Attorneys:Jay P. Deratany of Deratany & Kosner
Case:Baker v. County of Cook
Type:Government Negligence, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
9 (tie)
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Paul M. McMahon of Costello, McMahon, Burke & Murphy Ltd.
Case:Estate of Lee v. Rice, et al.
Type:Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
9 (tie)
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph W. Balesteri of Power Rogers LLP
Case:Kolpacki v. N. Ill. Gas Co., et al.
Type:Business Liability, Personal Injury, Burn Injury, Gas Leak, Utility Negligence, Negligent Tort
10
Amount:$3,750,000.00
Attorneys:Michael P. Cogan, Sara M. Davis of Cogan & Power, P.C.
Case:Bloom v. Northshore Physicians Assoc. Inc., et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Erroneous Treatment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
11
Amount:$3,103,830.00
Attorneys:John M. Power, Thomas H. Murphy of Cogan & Power, P.C.
Case:Pick-up Truck Driver, et al. v. Truck Driver
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
12
Amount:$2,900,000.00
Attorneys:Craig D. Tobin, Paula Fuller Tobin of Tobin & Munoz, LLC; Christopher Mullen of Mullen Law Offices
Case:M.B. v. Plaza on the Park, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
13
Amount:$2,544,000.00
Attorneys:Stephan D. Blandin of Romanucci & Blandin, LLC; Sean C. Burke of Sean Burke Law, LLC; Michael W. Rathsack of Law Office of Michael W. Rathsack
Case:Delatorre v. Lake Effect Dev. III LLC, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
14
Amount:$1,725,000.00
Attorneys:John M. Power, Sara M. Davis of Cogan & Power, P.C.
Case:Customer v. Store
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Tort
15
Amount:$1,650,000.00
Attorneys:John M. Power, Thomas H. Murphy of Cogan & Power, P.C.
Case:Plaintiff v. Landscaping Co.
Type:Business Liability, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
16 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Bradley Z. Schulman of Motherway & Napleton LLP
Case:Estate of Nash v. Cook Cty., et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Prison Negligence, Failure to Protect, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
16 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Sara M. Davis, Thomas H. Murphy of Cogan & Power, P.C.
Case:Plaintiff v. Commercial Establishment
Type:Assault & Battery, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Security, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort
17 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:C. Nicholas Cronauer of Cronauer Law
Case:Burke v. Kishwaukee Hospital, et al.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Paralysis Injury
17 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:John D. Risvold of The Collins Law Firm PC; Barry D. Rooth, Kelly A. Sheets of Theodoros & Rooth, P.C.
Case:Moss v. Braun et. al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
18
Amount:$937,500.00
Attorneys:Michael C. Goode of Law Office of Michael C. Goode; Zane D. Smith of Zane D. Smith & Associates, Ltd.
Case:Solorsano v. Goss Press International
Type:Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Strict Liability
19
Amount:$900,000.00
Attorneys:Alan H. Bender of Goldstein Bender & Romanoff
Case:Vargas v. Hajrasouliha, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Lack of Informed Consent, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
20
Amount:$860,000.00
Attorneys:Sara M. Davis of Cogan & Power, P.C.
Case:Patient v. Surgeon
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Unnecessary Surgery, Negligent Tort
21
Amount:$850,000.00
Attorneys:Haytham Faraj, Matthew Amarin of Law Offices of Haytham Faraj PLLC
Case:Prado Gallegos v. 4 Wheels Auto Repair
Type:Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Brain Injury, Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
22
Amount:$800,000.00
Attorneys:John M. Power, Thomas H. Murphy of Cogan & Power, P.C.
Case:Customer v. Chicagoland Store
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
23
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:John M. Power, Thomas H. Murphy of Cogan & Power, P.C.
Case:Patel, et al. v. Tall Oaks of Hanover Park Home Owners Assoc., Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
24
Amount:$600,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas H. Murphy, Michael J. Pullano of Cogan & Power, P.C.
Case:Doherty v. Elim Baptist Church
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
25
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Robert D. Fink of Collison Law Office
Case:Groves, et al. v. Fisher
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
26
Amount:$450,000.00
Attorneys:Jonathan I. Loevy, Arthur Loevy, Steven Art, Josh Loevy of Loevy & Loevy
Case:Baskins v. Gilmore, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
27
Amount:$380,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph G. Ryan, Lawrence G. Gordon of Gordon & Centracchio LLC
Case:Ruark v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
28
Amount:$375,000.00
Attorneys:Alan H. Bender of Goldstein Bender & Romanoff
Case:Vallecillo v. Greenberg, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Anesthesia Error, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Ophthalmology Malpractice
29 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory E. Kulis, Brian M. Orozco of Gregory E. Kulis & Associates Ltd.
Case:Ball v. Cortes, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
29 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Ronak R. Maisuria, Michael D. Oppenheimer, Jon Erickson of Erickson & Oppenheimer, Ltd.
Case:White v. Barona, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
30
Amount:$265,000.00
Attorneys:Donald J. Angelini Jr., Alex D. Abate of Angelini, Ori & Abate Law
Case:Sepulbeda v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
31
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:Erron H. Fisher of Fisher & LaMonica P.C.
Case:Charley v. The City of Chicago
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
32
Amount:$248,000.00
Attorneys:Sara Garber, Tony Thedford of Thedford Garber Law
Case:Griffin v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Malicious Prosecution, Personal Injury, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Failure to Supervise, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
33
Amount:$240,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas H. Murphy of Cogan & Power, P.C.
Case:Karnezis-Lloyd v. Physician, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
34
Amount:$205,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel C. Fabbri of Fabbri Law Offices P.C.
Case:Gamez v. Chaudhry, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
35 (tie)
Amount:$200,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph A. Power Jr., James I. Power, Sean M. Houlihan of Power Rogers LLP
Case:Ruprecht v. Deerfield Constr. Co., Inc., et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
35 (tie)
Amount:$200,000.00
Attorneys:John D. Risvold of The Collins Law Firm PC
Case:Foret v. Wu
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
35 (tie)
Amount:$200,000.00
Attorneys:Rahsaan A. Gordon of Law Offices of Rahsaan A. Gordon
Case:Williams v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Conspiracy, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search & Seizure, Trespass, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
36
Amount:$195,000.00
Attorneys:Antonio M. Romanucci of Romanucci & Blandin, LLC
Case:Delaney v. Dart, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Conspiracy, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search & Seizure, Trespass, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
37
Amount:$184,000.00
Attorneys:Sara M. Davis of Cogan & Power, P.C.
Case:Henry v. Sanchez, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist, Negligent Tort
38
Amount:$175,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick W. Morrissey of Thomas G. Morrissey, Ltd.
Case:Chew-Harris v. Dart, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Government Negligence, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Prison Negligence, Failure to Protect, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
39
Amount:$171,000.00
Attorneys:Philip J. Berenz of Berenz Law Network Professional Corporation
Case:Moore v. Sears
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Property Damage, Negligent Tort
40
Amount:$165,000.00
Attorneys:Ervin B. Nevitt of Coplan & Crane Ltd.
Case:Combs v. Van Horn, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Emergency Vehicle Accident
41
Amount:$131,500.00
Attorneys:Sara M. Davis of Cogan & Power, P.C.
Case:Baran v. Superdawg Drive-in, Inc., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
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Note: Settlements below $100,000 have not been included to the list.

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