Waukegan IL Personal Attorney – Assault-Boy Sexually Abused

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Plaintiff contended that when he was 12 years old a family friend began to sexually abuse him  It occurred on numerous occasions and continued for approximately 4 years.  Defendant did not appear at trial. Verdict: $28,000,000: ($7,000,000 compensatory damages, $21,000,000 punitive damages. KNOW YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS. GET A FREE LEGAL CONSULTATION. Getting the maximum injury… Read more »

Cab Rear-Ended With Pedestrian Leaning Inside Cab Window

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Plaintiff pedestrian leaned her head and shoulders inside the Defendant’s cab’s front passenger window and was talking to the cab driver when a car rear-ended the cab.  The impact caused the Plaintiff’s head to hit the window frame and she fell to the ground.  Plaintiff suffered loss of consciousness, nasal bone fracture, deviated septum, and… Read more »

Waukegan IL Personal Injury Attorney – Tooth Infection Leads To The Loss Of 8 Teeth

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Plaintiff presented to the Defendant Endodontist with a management infection in her tooth.  Plaintiff claimed that Defendant failed to properly treat the infection and eventually lost 8 teeth.  The defense contended Defendant complied with the standard of care in addressing what seemed to be a manageable and minimal infection.  However,  the infection ultimately was quite… Read more »

Waukegan, IL Personal Injury Attorney – Failure to Diagnose Aortic Dissection Caused Death

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Mr. Hamilton, age 35, was taken by ambulance to St. James Hospital complaining of severe chest pains radiating to his stomach and back, profuse sweating, dizziness, and nausea.  There Dr. Almeida failed to diagnosis that he was suffering from an aortic dissection.  Dr. Almeida sent Mr. Hamilton home with a diagnosis of resolved abdominal pain… Read more »

Antioch IL Wrongful Death Attorney – Suicide In Jail – Verdict: Not Guilty

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Wrongful Death Attorney Antioch IL Date: January 2011 Plaintiff’s Doctor: Dr. Edmund Donoghue (Pathologist) and Dr. Oscar E. Munoz (Psychiatrist) Summary: Chicago police arrested Mr. Ocasio for domestic battery. Mr. Ocasio resisted arrest. Officers struggled with him for approximately 8 minutes. He had been struck with a police baton several times and additional officers were… Read more »

Lake County, IL Attorney – Police Brutality – Verdict: Not Guilty

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Date: February 2011 Plaintiff’s Doctor: Dr. Anne Marie Doppenberg (Radiologist) and Dr. Rick Gimbel (Emergency Medicine) Summary: Plaintiff, a convicted felon on parole, ran from police officer to avoid discovery of the marijuana he had. Police officer caught Plaintiff and charged him with possession. Plaintiff alleges that the police officer punched him in the face twice,… Read more »

Barrington IL Nursing Home Abuse Attorney – Mentally Disabled Woman Jailed On False Drug Charge – Verdict: $250,000

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If you suspect your loved one has been a victim of nursing home abuse call Attorney Edens today! Verdict: $250,000 for malicious prosecution Date: February 2011 Summary: Chicago police came to serve a warrant on Plaintiff’s fiancé, who was not home at the time, and arrested Plaintiff claiming she had crack cocaine and heroin in… Read more »