Gurnee IL Personal Injury Attorney – CTA Bus vs. School Bus

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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… Read more »

Round Lake IL Personal Injury Attorney- Tap In Store Parking Lot

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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… Read more »

Lake Villa IL Personal Injury Attorney – Rear-End Collision Injuries Passenger

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Plaintiff was a passenger in a stopped car when the car was rear-ended by Defendant.  Plaintiff claimed that the impact aggravated her pre-existing lumbar arthritis and spondylolisthesis, eventually requiring a foraminotomy.  The defense admitted negligence but denied causation of Plaintiff injuries and damages. Verdict:  $110,000 ($15,000 pain and suffering; $15,000 loss of normal life; $80,000… Read more »

Fox Lake IL Plaintiff Claims He was Sideswiped By Defendant

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Plaintiff claimed that Defendant’s vehicle sideswiped his car while both were traveling northbound on Jefferson St. in Chicago.  Plaintiff claimed that his cause him to suffer from soft tissue neck and back injuries.  The defense asserted that the Plaintiff pulled out of a parallel parking spot without looking and struck defendant’s vehicle and that the… Read more »

Antioch IL Personal Injury Attorney – Car Rear-Ends Cab

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Defendant rear-ended Plaintiff’s taxi.  Plaintiff claimed that the impact aggravated a prior lumbar laminectomy requiring an epidural injection and caused a suspected tear of the supraspinatus tendon in his right shoulder.  Defendant contended that Plaintiff stopped suddenly and also disputed the nature and extent of Plaintiff’s injuries and damages. Verdict:  $11,000 after 50% off $22,000… Read more »

Round Lake IL Personal Injury Attorney – Plaintiff Claims Herinated Disks in Minor Rear-End Crash

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Plaintiff claimed she was stopped at a traffic light when she was rear-ended by Defendant’s vehicle claiming herniated disks at C3-4 and C6-7. Plaintiff claimed $16,566 in medical bills and $1,600 in lost wages.  Defendant stated that she was stopped behind the Plaintiff when the light turned green and the Plaintiff pulled forward and abruptly… Read more »

Antioch, IL Personal Injury Attorney – Cab Rear-Ends Sox Fans

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Plaintiffs were on their way to a White Sox game when they became stuck in traffic.  Defendant cab driver was unable to stop in time and rear-ended the plaintiff’s car.  Plaintiff driver suffered soft tissue injuries to his lower back, a bulging disc at L4-5 and radiating pain.  Plaintiff passenger sustained a severe disc bulge… Read more »

Ingleside Personal Injury Attorney – False Arrest and Excessive Force results in Not Guilty

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Plaintiff alleged that he was falsely arrested and charged with drug possession.  He also claimed excessive force causing him to sustain scrapes, bruises, and exacerbation of a preexisting back injury.  The defense contended that the Plaintiff was in an alley known for narcotic sales and he attempted to flee when approached by the police.  In… Read more »