Top 10 Wrongful Death Settlements in Illinois in 2021

Top 10 Wrongful Death Settlements in Illinois in 2021We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 wrongful death settlements obtained in Illinois in the year 2021. The list is comprised of cases filed either in a state or federal court, as well as those settled prior to commencing a lawsuit.

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1
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Peter K. Berg of Berg & Berg
Case:Estate of Wilson v. Wells, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
2
Amount:$1,750,000.00
Attorneys:John L. Nisivaco of Chicago Injury Law L.L.C.
Case:Estate of S.S. v. USA
Type:Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
3
Amount:$1,200,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew M. Stroth of Action Injury Law Group L.L.C.; Carlton Odim of Odim Law Offcies
Case:Estate of P.L. v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
4
Amount:$905,000.00
Attorneys:C. Nicholas Cronauer of Cronauer Law, LLP; Ben Whitman of Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather, Littky‐Rubin
Case:Injured Vehicle Occupant v. Global Product Manufacturer, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Strict Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
5
Amount:$900,000.00
Attorneys:Kimberly M. Halvorsen, Susan A. Capra of Clifford Law Offices P.C.
Case:Estate of de Lomeli v. CDH-Delnor Health System, et al.
Type:Business Liability, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Premature Discharge, Negligent Tort, Failure to Test
6
Amount:$875,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory R. Ignoffo, John G. Kelly of Kelly & Ignoffo Law Group P.C.
Case:Estate of Frisbie v. ABC Hospital Corp.
Type:Business Liability, Hospital Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
7
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Henry Phillip Gruss, Gena Gruss Romagnoli of Henry Phillip Gruss Ltd.
Case:Estate of Holt v. USA
Type:Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort
8
Amount:$400,000.00
Attorneys:Fred A. Truglio of Fred A. Truglio & Associates
Case:Estate of Anderson v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
9
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Melanie K. Fairman of Seidman, Margulis & Fairman L.L.P.
Case:Estate of Kokas v. Elmwood Terrace LLC, et al.
Type:Business Liability, Nursing Home Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Inadequate Care, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort
10 (tie)
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:Jamie K. Delaney of Levin & Perconti
Case:Estate of Verdicio v. Petersen Health Operations, LLC, et al.
Type:Business Liability, Nursing Home Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Fall, Failure to Supervise, Inadequate Care, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
10 (tie)
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher C. Cortese of Hurley, McKenna & Mertz
Case:Estate of Kartel v. Manor Care of Elgin IL LLC, et al.
Type:Business Liability, Nursing Home Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Failure to Supervise, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort

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