Antioch IL Personal Injury Attorney – Woman On Bicycle In Crosswalk Hit By Dump Truck

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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… 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 »

Lake County IL Wrongful Death and Workers’ Compensation Attorney – Father and Son Buried In Trench Collapse – Verdict: $9,607,598

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Lake County Wrongful Death Attorney Robert Edens Has Been Awarded Millions for His Clients Verdict: $9,607,598 Date: April 2011 County: Cook PLTF Medical: Dr. Steven Louis (orthopedist) and Dr. Timothy E. King (Pain Management) PLTF Experts: Stephen E. Fournier, P.C. Robson Forensic Inc. Summary: Father and son were working for a sewer subcontractor. They were… Read more »

Defense Admits Liability But Disputes Damages

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Verdict: $24,665 Date: August 2010 County: Lake PLTF Medical: Dr. Gopal Bhalala (Internist) DEF Experts: Dr. Elizabeth Kessler (Neurologist) Summary: Plaintiff’s vehicle was broadsided by Defendant’s when he failed to yield to a stop sign. Plaintiff suffered cervical strain, lumbar strain, muscle spasms, bulging disc at L5-S1 and possible right hip dysfunction. Defense admitted negligence… Read more »