Lake County law firm representing trucking accident victims

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Traveling in Wauconda, Bob’s client was rear-ended by a commercial semi-truck while she was getting ready to turn at an intersection. The driver suffered C5-C7 disc bulging and cervical sprains/strain requiring several weeks of physical therapy. Settlement: $38,000 Category: Car Accidents, Case Results Blog, Rear-End Collision, The Law Offices of Robert T. Edens, P.C., Trucking Accident

Auto Accident Resulting in back Injuries

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Attorney Edens’ client suffered severe spinal injuries when her car was struck from behind while she was stopped at a red light. She had cervical disk injuries requiring the removal of a previously placed metal plate (anterior cervical discectomy) from a pre-existing injury and now required a full fusion of the C5-C7 vertebra. Despite having… Read more »

Antioch Auto Accident Attorney

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Rear-Ended Car Crash Low Back Injury Bob’s client was hit from behind at 40 miles per hour resulting in herniation of the L4 and L5 lumbar discs requiring spinal fusion surgery and many, many months of painful physical therapy. He was awarded $95,000 plus medical costs. Robert T. Edens ‘Bob’ is an award winning car accident attorney… Read more »

Grayslake IL Personal Injury Attorney-Passenger Sues In Rear-End Collision

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Plaintiff was a passenger in a truck driven by her husband when they were rear-ended by Defendant. Plaintiff contended the impact caused a soft tissue neck injury, shredded casing of right biceps muscle, bicipital tendinitis, partial tear of right rotator cuff, and post-traumatic shoulder impingement syndrome, leaving her unable to lift up her arm and… Read more »

Waukegan IL Personal Injury – Read-End Collision – Defense Denies Plaintiffs’ Injuries

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Defendant rear-ended Plaintiff driver, Zachary, and Plaintiff passenger, Matthew.  Zachary suffered neck strain, sprained wrist, and sprained ankle.  Matthew suffered neck strain/sprain.  The defense contended that the Plaintiffs did not suffer any injuries or damages. Verdict:  $18,846: $13,846 to Zachary ($4,500 past medical expenses; $4,500 pain and suffering; $4,846 property damage); $5,000 to Matthew ($2,500… 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 »

Round Lake IL Personal Injury Attorney – CTA Bus Rear-Ends Car While Stopped At A Red Light

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Plaintiff was stopped at a red light when his vehicle was rear-ended by an CTA bus driven by Defendant Petway.  Plaintiff sustained a slight tear of his left rotator cuff and a herniated disc at L5-S1 with radicular pain.  Plaintiff underwent physical therapy and epidural injections, and his treating physicians testified surgery may be possible… Read more »

Round Lake IL Personal Injury Attorney – High Speed Rear End Collision Involving Retired Judge

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Defendant, a retired judge, rear-ended Plaintiff at 40 MPH.  The impact pushed the Plaintiff’s car into the car ahead of him.  The collision totaled the Plaintiff’s car.  Plaintiff, age 16, sustained non-specific chronic thoracic pine pain according to diagnosis by his orthopedic surgeon.  The orthopedic surgeon testified that the Plaintiff was likely to have this… 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 »