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Illinois attorney Bob Edens has gotten millions of dollars for his clients and will do everything in his power to ensure that you get the money you deserve for your personal injuries. In the drop down list you can select The Law Offices of Robert T. Edens, P.C. and see just some of the cases that Bob has handled over the past.
Plaintiff was riding her bicycle in the crosswalk crossing the street when she was struck by Defendant’s 24,000-lb dump truck which was attempting to make a right turn. She was dragged 30 to 50 feet. She sustained 7 pelvic fractures, fractured sacrum, L-5 transverse fracture, bowel injuries, cervical spine damage with aggravation of cervical arthritis requiring five-level decompression ...
Bicycle Accidents, Cervical Spine/Neck Injuries, Fractures, Tears, and Dislocations, Hip Injuries and Replacements, Internal Injuries, Pedestrian Accidents, Psychological Injuries,
Plaintiff was rear-ended by Defendant. Plaintiff claimed that the impact caused him permanent cervical facet arthropathy. The defense asserted that the Plaintiff was not injured, that he made no complaints at the scene, that he sought no medical assistance, that he went to work and worked the entire day, and that the impact was at a very low speed.
Verdict: $3,835 ($2,835 medical e...
Car Accidents, Cervical Spine/Neck Injuries, Rear-End Collision,
Plaintiff and Defendant went on a fishing trip to Lake Erie in Ohio. After fishing, the men moved the boat out of the water and onto a trailer. They then started to unload tackle and personal items from the boat. Plaintiff made 3 trips to and from the boat. Each time Plaintiff moved items he jumped off the back of the boat. On the 3rd trip he jumped off the boat, he brok...
Fractures, Tears, and Dislocations, Leg Injuries,
Plaintiff was driving a CTA bus when he entered an intersection and was struck by Defendant’s school bus. Plaintiff says he had the green light. Defendant says he had the green light. Plaintiff sustained injuries to both knees necessitating surgery on the right knee, plus neck and back soft tissue injuries.
Verdict: $175,000 ($30,000 medical expenses; $75,000 loss of normal...
Car Accidents, Fractures, Tears, and Dislocations, Knee Injuries, Repair and Replacement, Mid Back Injuries,
Plaintiff ordered the lunch special from Defendant’s Chinese restaurant. The special included shrimp egg foo young, shrimp fried rice, and an egg roll. The Plaintiff is allergic to shrimp. Plaintiff claimed that she requested the shrimp be replaced with chicken. Plaintiff also claimed that she broke open the egg roll and saw no shrimp. A short time later she said her t...
Cardiac, Other, Products Liability,
Defendant rear-ended Plaintiff driver, Zachary, and Plaintiff passenger, Matthew. Zachary suffered neck strain, sprained wrist, and sprained ankle. Matthew suffered neck strain/sprain. The defense contended that the Plaintiffs did not suffer any injuries or damages.
Verdict: $18,846: $13,846 to Zachary ($4,500 past medical expenses; $4,500 pain and suffering; $4,846 property ...
Ankle Injuries, Car Accidents, Cervical Spine/Neck Injuries, Rear-End Collision,
Plaintiff was working in Defendant’s clothing store when he fell from a ladder. Plaintiff sustained severe distal tibia and fibula fractures with four-inch bone loss requiring permanent fusion, foot fracture, hip fracture resulting from bone loss due to harvesting for graft and permanent disability. The defense contended Plaintiff was an independent contractor and was responsible for hi...
Ankle Injuries, Foot Injuries, Fractures, Tears, and Dislocations, Hip Injuries and Replacements, Leg Injuries, Workers Compensation/Work Injuries,
Defendant backed out of his parking spot and into the passenger side of the Plaintiff's car in a grocery store parking lot. Plaintiff claimed the collision caused a subligamentous disc herniation at L5-S1, paresthesia in the posterior area of the left leg, and shoulder pain. The defense contended that the Plaintiff was not injured and disputed the extent of his property damage claim.
Car Accidents, Mid Back Injuries, Other, Shoulder Injuries - Rotator Cuff/Other,
Plaintiff, a bricklayer, fell 16 feet from a ladder at work. He was seen in the emergency department of Stroger Hospital and then at County’s Orthopedic Clinic. He was diagnosed with a severely comminuted fracture of his left heel. The fracture was treated non-operatively. Plaintiff contended he should have been given the option of surgical intervention and he would have had a bet...
Foot Injuries, Medical Malpractice, Other,
The town of Cicero terminated Plaintiff from his job as a handyman. Plaintiff had been an employee since 1995. Plaintiff contended that he was fired for political reasons because he had withdrawn his support for the town president and because of his race and national origin. Plaintiff sought damages for lost back pay and emotional distress. The defendants maintained the Plaint...