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 »

Grayslake IL Workers’ Compensation Attorney – Electrician Slips On Ice Cream Residue

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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 »

Barrington IL Workers’ Compensation Attorney-Carpenter Falls At Construction Site – Verdict: Not Guilty

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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 »

Antioch IL Workers’ Compensation Attorney – Mason Injured in Fall-Verdict: $275,000

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Lake County IL Workers Compensation Attorney – 20 Years Experience Verdict: $275,000 Date: February 2011 County: Cook Summary: Plaintiff fell 12 to 15 feet when the porch roof he was standing on collapsed. Plaintiff suffered C6-C7 fracture dislocation requiring surgery and extensive physical therapy. KNOW YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS. GET A FREE LEGAL CONSULTATION. Getting the… 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 »

Lake County IL Wrongful Death and Workers’ Compensation Attorney – Father and Son Buried In Trench Collapse – Verdict: $9,607,598

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Lake County Wrongful Death Attorney Robert Edens Has Been Awarded Millions for His Clients Verdict: $9,607,598 Date: April 2011 County: Cook PLTF Medical: Dr. Steven Louis (orthopedist) and Dr. Timothy E. King (Pain Management) PLTF Experts: Stephen E. Fournier, P.C. Robson Forensic Inc. Summary: Father and son were working for a sewer subcontractor. They were… Read more »

$601,571 Awarded for Breach of Construction Contract

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Date: February 2011 Verdict: $601,571 County: Cook PLTF Experts: James I. Daniel (Civil Engineer) and James A. Blackmore (Construction) DEF Experts: Norbert V. Krogstad (Architect), Daniel J. Dowell (Construction) and Meredith Miller (Document Examiner). Summary: Plaintiff sued Defendant for breach of construction contract. Subcontractor improperly applied masonry to the building resulting in extensive reconstruction costs… Read more »