Wauconda, IL Personal Injury Attorney – Railroad Switchman Suffers Disabling Back Injury

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Plaintiff, railroad switchman, suffered a disabling back injury when the track switch he was operating suddenly jerked toward him.  He sustained lumbar spine injuries resulting in L40S1 fusion, subsequent revision surgery, and depression. The switch at issues was reported by employees as being difficult to operate and in need of repair on multiple occasions prior… Read more »

Antioch IL Workers’ Compensation Attorney – Freight Conductor Injured When Grab-Bar Breaks Off – Jury Verdict: $1,585,000

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Robert Edens has 20+ years of winning workers compensation cases Plaintiff was injured while dismounting a railcar when the grab-iron handhold his was using broke off the railcar causing him to fall. Plaintiff sustained a herniated disc at L4-5 requiring micro-discectomy and eventual fusion, failed back syndrome, rotator cuff surgery, and permanent disability. In addition,… Read more »

Waukegan IL Workers’ Compensation Attorney-Engineer Injured in Train Collision – Verdict: $393,000

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Robert Edens has 20+ years of winning workers compensation cases Date: November 2010 County: Cook Plaintiff’s Medical Doctors: Dr. Daniel Troy (Orthopedist) Plaintiff’s Experts: David Gibson (Vocational Economics Analyst) Plaintiff was a locomotive engineer employed by Norfolk Southern when a CSX train switched onto the same track causing a collision between the train and the Plaintiff’s… Read more »

Waukegan IL Attorney Handling Train Injuries – Derailment Causes Train Attendant Injury – Verdict: $190,000

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Antioch IL Workers Compensation Attorney Antioch IL Workers Compensation Attorney Verdict: $190,000 Date: February 2011 County: Cook Summary: Defendant failed to properly inspect and maintain the train tracks causing a derailment. Plaintiff suffered torn knee cartilage and movement of a compressed disc at L4-L5. KNOW YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS. GET A FREE LEGAL CONSULTATION. Getting the… Read more »

Grayslake IL Wrongful Death & Workers’ Compensation Attorney-Electrician Fatally Electrocuted at CTA Rail Substation Awarded 4.1 Million Dollars

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Lake County IL Wrongful Death Attorney 847-395-2200 Verdict: $4,101,500 Date: February 2011 County: Cook Plaintiff Medical: Dr. Richard L. Gamelli (Burns) and Dr. Rebecca Pifer (Emergency Medicine) Plaintiff Experts: Kevin Lynch, IBEW/NECA Technical Institute (Electrical Safety) and Benjamin D. Miller, P.E. (Electrical Engineer) DEF Experts: Tage Carlson, Ph.D. (Safety) and Andrew J. Nehalfen, Ph.D. (Electrical… Read more »

Wauconda IL Pedestrian Injury Attorney – Woman Pedestrian Struck by Train

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Bob Edens has 20+ yrs of personal injury legal experience Verdict: Not Guilty Date: February 2011 County: Cook Plaintiff’s Medical: Dr. Donald Fishman (Emergency Medicine, Dr. Leslie Shaffer (Neurosurgeon), Dr. Kevin W. Luke (Orthopedist), Dr. Lafayette Singleton (Neurologist), and Dr. Douglas Koltun (Rehab/Physical Medicine) Plaintiff’s Experts: Charles Culver (Railroad Operational Consultant and Dr. Michael Gelbort,… Read more »