Bicycle Accident Injury in Lindenhurst, IL

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Bob’s client was awarded $47,000 plus medical costs when she was run off the road by an uninsured motorist. A witness got the driver’s license plate and the driver was cited for a hit and run and no insurance. Her own insurance company paid for her shoulder injury and broken ankle. Category: Ankle Injuries, Bicycle Accidents, Case Results Blog,… Read more »

Waukegan IL Personal Injury – Read-End Collision – Defense Denies Plaintiffs’ Injuries

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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 damage); $5,000 to Matthew ($2,500… Read more »

Barrington IL Work Injury Attorney – Fall From Ladder Breaks Electrician’s Leg

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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… Read more »

Wauconda, IL Workers’ Compensation Attorney-Falling Box Breaks Bricklayer’s Ankle

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Plaintiff was working as a bricklayer’s assistant at a construction site when Defendant general contractor instructed him and his co-worker to empty a large storage container at the site.  While Plaintiff was emptying the container, a heavy box fell onto his ankle, causing a trimalleolar fracture which required open reduction internal fixation surgery.  Plaintiff will… Read more »

Wauconda Personal Injury Attorney – Barn Door Falls On Woman

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Plaintiff was helping defendant re-hang is barn door when the door fell over and landed on her.  She sustained bilateral ankle fractures and a torn rotator cuff, requiring surgery.  The defense admitted negligence but denied causation of Plaintiff’s injuries stating she suffered the injuries at home. Verdict:  $581,000 ($300,00 medical expenses; $125,000 pain and suffering;… Read more »

Grayslake Personal Injury Attorney – Tree Falls on Woman Walking Dog

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Plaintiff was out walking her dog when a cottonwood tree on the edge of Defendant’s golf course fell and struck her.  Plaintiff suffered a fractured lumbar vertebra and fractured left ankle, both requiring surgery.  Plaintiff stated that the Defendants were negligent in failing to have an appropriate tree inspection policy in place for the golf… Read more »