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 »

All 3 Accident Victims Hire Attorney Bob Edens With Offices in Antioch, Grayslake, Waukegan & Barrington

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SETTLEMENT: $43,000 A gentleman driving, while intoxicated, in Gurnee, Illinois was found guilty of wanton, willful and negligent conduct when he crossed the centerline and drove in the wrong direction causing a head-on collision. The car he struck had 3 passengers, all of whom retained Attorney Edens for their auto accident lawsuit .  Fortunately, none… 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 »

Grayslake IL – Coal Miner Injured Moving Roof Supports-Verdict: 3,000,000

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Antioch IL Workers Compensation Attorney Verdict: 3,000,000 Date: February 2011 County: 1st Judicial Circuit Summary: Plaintiff was helping to unload mine roof supports when the shield mover he was using suddenly shifted and pinned Plaintiff between it and a shield already on the ground. Plaintiff suffered transverse process fractures at L1-L3 and extensive damage to… Read more »

Failure To Prevent Suicide Attempt

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Verdict: Not Guilty Date: February 2011 County: Cook PLTF Medical: Dr. Richard L Gamelli (Burns) and Dr. Darl Vandevender (Plastic Surgeon) DEF Medical: Dr. Maelen Pantano (Internist) PLTF Experts: Dr. Howard Sudak (Psychiatrist) DEF Experts: Dr. John Zajecka (Psychiatrist) and Dr.Michael S. Easton (Psychiatrist) Summary: Plaintiff was under the care of Defendant psychiatrist Timothy Cullinane… Read more »

Alzheimer’s Acceleration Allegedly Linked to Antibiotic

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Verdict: Not Guilty Date: March 2011 County: Cook PLTF Medical: Dr. Phillip B. Gorelick (Neurologist) PLTF Experts: Dr. Finley W. Brown, Jr. (Family Practice) DEF Experts: Dr. Andrew B. Repasy (Geriatrics) and John P. Flaherty (Infectious Disease) Summary: Plaintiff underwent total right knee replacement and was given intravenous Clindamycin. Plaintiff was soon transferred to a… Read more »

SUV Hit By Truck-Award $675,000

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Verdict: $675,000 Date: December 2010 County: Cook PLTF Medical: Dr. Mark Cirella (Pain Management) DEF Medical: Dr. Louis Allocco PLTF Experts: Dr. Joseph Wu (Neuropsychiatrist), Dr. Michael Gelbort, Ph.D. (Neuropsychologist), David Gibson (Vocational Economics Analyst), Michael Rogers (Mechanical Engineer) and Kerry Nelson (Trucking Safety) Summary: Plaintiff was rear-ended by Defendant at a speed in excess… Read more »

T-Bone Flips SUV

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Verdict: $25,000.00 Date: January 2011 County: Cook PLTF Medical: Dr. Mary Belford (Psychiatrist) and Ruth McInnes, L.C.P.C. (Counselor) DEF Medical: Herbert Stricklin, L.C.P.C. (Counselor) Summary: Plaintiff was t-boned in intersection causing her SUV to flip over and land on the roof. She was left hanging by her seatbelt for 15 minutes until paramedics arrived. Plaintiff… Read more »