Construction Injury to Foot

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When a pizza delivery man makes a left hand turn onto Cedar Lake Road in Round Lake Beach, IL he actually ran over the plaintiffs foot while he was trying to crossing the street. Contributing to the cause of the accident was the sidewalk construction that partially blocked both the driver and the pedestrian’s vision due to the barriers and… Read more »

Injury at New Home Construction Site

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Mundelein client was injured at his new home site when checking on the contractor’s progress. While inspecting some finishings his hand got injured when some tooling was improperly stored. He was awarded $25,000 minus medical bills. Category: Case Results Blog, Construction Accidents, Hand Injuries, Negligence, Premises Liability, The Law Offices of Robert T. Edens, P.C.

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 »

Barrington, IL Personal Injury Attorney – Bicyclist Hit From Behind By Truck-Thrown Over Handlebars

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Plaintiff was riding her bicycle in the bike lane when she was hit from behind by Defendant Enterprise and thrown over the handlebars landing on her head.  Plaintiff, who was a 3rd year college student at Columbia College, sustained a traumatic brain injury; brain hemorrhage in the left temporal lobe; altered consciousness; fractures of T-6,… Read more »

Round Lake, IL. Personal Injury Attorney, Rear-ended While Stopped At Traffic Light

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Plaintiffs were rear-ended while stopped at traffic light.  Plaintiff female age 24 sustained soft tissue strains/sprains to her neck, back, shoulder and knee.  Plaintiff male suffered neck and back strain. Verdict:$14,460; $7,340 to female Plaintiff ($6,340 past medical expenses; $1,000 past pain and suffering); $7,120 to male Plaintiff ($6,120 past medical expenses; $1,000 past pain… Read more »

Antioch IL Workers’ Compensation Attorney – Freight Conductor Injured When Grab-Bar Breaks Off – Jury Verdict: $1,585,000

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Robert Edens has 20+ years of winning workers compensation cases Plaintiff was injured while dismounting a railcar when the grab-iron handhold his was using broke off the railcar causing him to fall. Plaintiff sustained a herniated disc at L4-5 requiring micro-discectomy and eventual fusion, failed back syndrome, rotator cuff surgery, and permanent disability. In addition,… Read more »

Grayslake IL Workers’ Compensation Attorney – Electrician Slips On Ice Cream Residue

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Date: November 2010 County: Lake Plaintiff’s Medical Doctors: Dr. Robert Sulo (Internist), Dr. Sherwin Ho (Orthopedist) and Dr. Scott Price (Orthopedist) Plaintiff’s Experts: Timothy Galarnyk (Safety), Jeffrey W. Lucas, Ph.D. (Vocational Rehabilitation) and Dr. Steven Sclamberg (Orthopedist) Plaintiff was a union electrician employed by a 3rd party to perform work at a Kraft Foods Bakery…. Read more »

Barrington IL Workers’ Compensation Attorney-Carpenter Falls At Construction Site – Verdict: Not Guilty

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12 Things Every Injured Worker Must Know-FREE to All Illinois Injured Workers Verdict: Not Guilty County: Cook Plaintiff’s Doctors: Dr. Michael Zindrick (Orthopedist) Plaintiff’s Experts: Kenneth J. Yotz (Safety and Jason Tolmaire (Accountant/CPA) Plaintiff, a journeyman carpenter, was walking across a wooden plank when it broke causing him to fall 5 to 8 feet into the… Read more »

Lake County IL Workers’ Compensation Attorney – Ironworker Trips Over Debris At Jobsite – Verdict: $436,095

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Verdict:$436,095 Date: October 2010 County: Cook Plaintiff’s Doctors: Dr. Lawrence W. Frank (Rehab/Physical Medicine) and Dr. Mark Lorenz (Orthopedist) Plaintiff’sExperts: Dennis Puchalski (Safety) Summary: Plaintiff was working below a bridge that was having demolition work done on it when, while carrying equipment, he stumbled over fallen debris causing him to sustain a lumbar disc herniation… Read more »