Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in Illinois in 2019

Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in Illinois in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 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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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
21
Amount:$580,000.00
Attorneys:David R. Centracchio of Gordon & Centracchio LLC
Case:Stepanek v. Rumsa
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
22
Amount:$578,525.00
Attorneys:Richard L. Pullano, Mathew T. Siporin of Pullano Law Offices
Case:Shepherd v. Splash 185, Inc., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
23 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph R. Curcio of Curcio Law Offices
Case:Kuzas v. Retina Assoc., Ltd., et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Inform, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
23 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Lisa M. Ciharan of Anesi, Ozmon, Rodin, Novak & Kohen Ltd.
Case:Milem v. PC State, LLC
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
24
Amount:$493,791.00
Attorneys:Scott Barber (IL) of Barber Law Offices LLC (IL)
Case:Garcia-Morales v. The City of Chicago
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
25
Amount:$456,867.00
Attorneys:David B. Nemeroff of Nemeroff Law Offices
Case:Skinner v. Chicago Transit Auth., et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
26
Amount:$410,000.00
Attorneys:Gerald J. Bekkerman, James P. Lynch of Taxman, Pollock, Murray & Bekkerman, LLC
Case:Kaiser v. MB Real Estate Services
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Fall, Negligent Tort
27
Amount:$375,000.00
Attorneys:George T. Brugess of Cogan & Power, P.C.
Case:Drennan v. Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad Co.
Type:Personal Injury, Railroad Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, FELA, Negligent Tort
28
Amount:$339,507.00
Attorneys:Erron H. Fisher of Fisher & LaMonica P.C.
Case:Wang v. Casillas, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
29
Amount:$318,000.00
Attorneys:Paul M. McMahon of Costello, McMahon, Burke & Murphy Ltd.
Case:Kaminski v. Nowak
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
30 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Brian Custy of Custy Law Firm, LLC; C. Nicholas Cronauer of Cronauer Law
Case:Dempsey v. Metra
Type:Personal Injury, Railroad Accident, Trip & Fall, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, FELA, Negligent Tort
30 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:David J. Gallagher, Dominic C. LoVerde of Motherway & Napleton LLP
Case:Perez v. Subsits
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Trip & Fall, Negligent Tort
31
Amount:$270,000.00
Attorneys:Blake M. Vance of Coplan & Crane Ltd.
Case:Sonnenburg v. Daniels
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
32
Amount:$265,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Hume of Cary J. Wintroub & Associates, LLC
Case:Martinez-Lopez v. Pioth
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
33
Amount:$240,000.00
Attorneys:Eric D. Jones of Tarpey, Jones & Schroeder LLC
Case:Schademann v. Crawford, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort
34
Amount:$235,000.00
Attorneys:James P. Costello of Costello, McMahon, Burke & Murphy Ltd.
Case:Huff v. Chicago Transit Authority, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
35
Amount:$226,304.00
Attorneys:Derek T. Allen of Robert A. Langendorf P.C.
Case:Salgado-Rodriguez v. Vecerdea
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Negligent Tort
36
Amount:$214,751.00
Attorneys:Philip P. Terrazzino, James P. McKay of Tomasik Kotin Kasserman, LLC
Case:Kleeman v. Advocate Health & Hosp. Corp.
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
37
Amount:$214,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Silverman of Horwitz, Horwitz and Associates Ltd.
Case:Recchia v. American Property Management Inc., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
38
Amount:$209,329.00
Attorneys:Scott B. Wolfman of Law Offices of Scott Wolfman & Associates, P.C.
Case:Braxton v. Camp, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
39
Amount:$203,999.00
Attorneys:Vincent Arrigo of Romanucci & Blandin, LLC
Case:Oakes v. City of Chicago
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
40
Amount:$200,000.00
Attorneys:Eric D. Jones of Tarpey, Jones & Schroeder LLC
Case:Albarran v. Bobka
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
41
Amount:$198,740.00
Attorneys:Kristina K. Green of Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz
Case:Cole v. Samardzija
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
42
Amount:$186,486.00
Attorneys:John D. Risvold, Edward J. Manzke of The Collins Law Firm PC
Case:Johnson v. 53rd Woodlawn Kimbark Shopping Center Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
43
Amount:$172,000.00
Attorneys:David S. Jasmer of The Jasmer Law Firm
Case:Zaretsky v. Copil, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
44
Amount:$165,168.00
Attorneys:Michael S. Cetina of Walsh, Knippen & Cetina, Chartered
Case:Papandria v. Raczak
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
45
Amount:$148,001.00
Attorneys:John W. Chwarzynski Jr. of Hale & Monico
Case:Ward v. Benchmark Bar & Grill, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Restaurant Negligence, Negligent Tort
46
Amount:$140,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew A. Passen, Jordan S. Powell of Passen & Powell
Case:Theodore v. Depoli, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Burn Injury, Breach of Duty of Care, Failure to Supervise, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Plastic Surgery Malpractice
47
Amount:$137,838.00
Attorneys:Brendan H. Kevenides of Freeman Kevenides Law Firm L.L.C.
Case:James v. Farah, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Personal Injury, Property Damage, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
48
Amount:$114,628.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey S. Jordan of O'Connor & Nakos, Ltd.
Case:Young v. Illinois School Bus Co., Inc., et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Personal Injury, Fall, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
49
Amount:$112,740.00
Attorneys:Leonard S. Becker of Law Offices of Leonard S. Becker
Case:Brown v. Robinson, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Intentional Tort, Prison Brutality
50
Amount:$110,000.00
Attorneys:G. Grant Dixon III of Dixon Law Office
Case:Zaycek v. Admiral Heating & Ventilating, Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident

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