Attorney Edens’ client from Ingleside, IL was Awarded: $55,000 for knee injuries he sustained when he was an innocent bystander at a local nightclub where a fight broke out. The bar was found liable for over-serving one of the people involved in the altercation. Category: Case Results Blog, Knee Injuries, Repair and Replacement, Premises Liability, The Law… Read more »
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.
Defendant Universal Maintenance was hired to clean the carpets at Plaintiff’s place of employment. Plaintiff contended that that Defendant cleaned the carpets but failed to place fans, butcher paper, or warning signs on the wet carpeting. Plaintiff walked onto the carpeting and then stepped onto a tile floor where she slipped and fell because he… Read more »
Plaintiff and her two friends were shopping at Menards store when an employee placed an 8-foot long box of molding upright against a moving display at the end of an aisle where Plaintiff was standing. A box fell and landed squarely on the back of the Plaintiff causing her to stagger. Employees came to her… Read more »
Plaintiff claimed that as she was leaving a local bar she slipped and fell on a ramp which was covered with ice and snow. She admitted to be a semi-regular customer of the bar but stated she never left the building out the front door before and was unfamiliar with the ramp. Plaintiff suffered traumatic… Read more »
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 »
Plaintiff, age 85, slipped and fell while existing her apartment on the sidewalk directly in front of her unit. She sustained a periprosthetic supracondylar and shaft fracture of her left femur requiring surgical repair, physical therapy and a 3 month nursing home stay. Plaintiff contended that the gutters were leaking and water was dripping in… Read more »
Plaintiff was walking on the sidewalk along side of CHA property when she cam upon vomit on the sidewalk and walked around it through a landscaped area. She stepped backwards onto a manhole what was discharging steam and sustained 2nd degree burns to her left calf area resulting in blistering, necrosis of the skin, permanent… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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