Top 10 Verdicts in Illinois in 2021

Top 10 Verdicts in Illinois in 2021We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 plaintiff's jury verdicts obtained in Illinois in the year 2021. 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: $43,051,020.38
Attorneys: Kenneth J. Allen, Otto J. Shragal, Bryan L. Bradley of Kenneth J. Allen Law Group L.L.C.
Case: Kroft v. Viper Trans, Inc., et al.
Type: Business Liability, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Quadriplegia, Paralysis Injury
2
Amount: $23,000,000.00
Attorneys: Matthew J. Adair of Cooney & Conway; Jason P. Weinstein of Weitz & Luxenberg P.C.
Case: Cowger v. Qualitex Co.
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Failure to Test
3
Amount: $21,059,014.00
Attorneys: Patrick A. Salvi II, Robert Kohen of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.
Case: Neese v. Taylor
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
4
Amount: $18,150,750.00
Attorneys: Jack J. Casciato, Bradley M. Cosgrove of Clifford Law Offices P.C.
Case: Cornejo v. Alliance Shippers Inc., et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Hiring, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
5
Amount: $10,197,178.00
Attorneys: Mark A. Stang of Stang Law Firm; Lee H. Rubin, Abigail M. Bartine of Mayer Brown L.L.P.
Case: Mizrachi v. Ordower, et al.
Type: Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Economic Loss, Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice
6
Amount: $10,000,000.00
Attorneys: William J. McMahon of Hoey & Farina P.C.
Case: Fisher v. Union Pacific Railroad Co.
Type: Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Railroad Accident, Workplace Safety, Failure to Maintain, FELA, Negligent Tort
7
Amount: $7,560,000.00
Attorneys: Jon Loevy, Roshna Bala Keen of Loevy & Loevy
Case: Andersen v. The City of Chicago, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Government Negligence, Malicious Prosecution, Wrongful Conviction, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
8
Amount: $6,528,000.00
Attorneys: Clark M. Raymond of Raymond & Raymond Ltd.
Case: Cotton v. Coccaro, et al.
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
9
Amount: $5,736,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel Konicek of Konicek & Dillon PC; Paul Whitcombe of The Law Office of Paul Whitcombe
Case: Anderson v. Nelsen
Type: Fraud, Tortious Interference, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
10
Amount: $2,375,000.00
Attorneys: Michael D. Ditore, Britney R. Pennycook of Corboy & Demetrio P.C.
Case: Estate of Gross v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior

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