Barrington IL Work Injury Attorney – Fall From Ladder Breaks Electrician’s Leg

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Plaintiff was working in Defendant’s clothing store when he fell from a ladder.  Plaintiff sustained severe distal tibia and fibula fractures with four-inch bone loss requiring permanent fusion, foot fracture, hip fracture resulting from bone loss due to harvesting for graft and permanent disability.  The defense contended Plaintiff was an independent contractor and was responsible… Read more »

Wauconda, IL Workers’ Compensation Attorney-Falling Box Breaks Bricklayer’s Ankle

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Plaintiff was working as a bricklayer’s assistant at a construction site when Defendant general contractor instructed him and his co-worker to empty a large storage container at the site.  While Plaintiff was emptying the container, a heavy box fell onto his ankle, causing a trimalleolar fracture which required open reduction internal fixation surgery.  Plaintiff will… 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 »

Antioch IL Workers’ Compensation Attorney – Auto Mechanic Fired After Work Injury – Settled $7,890.00

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Antioch IL Workers Compensation Attorney A Cook County man was injured while at work.  He sought treatment at the emergency room. He alleged that he was fired as a result of his employer getting upset about the ER. The employer alleged that the employee was argumentative and insubordinate and thats why they terminated him.  The case… Read more »

Antioch IL Workers’ Compensation Attorney – Personal Vendetta in Police Dept. Led to False Charges – Verdict: $2,253,273

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Verdict: $2,253,273 Date: February 2011 County: Cook Summary: Plaintiff, a police officer, contended that he was maliciously prosecuted for an alleged theft of time from a part-time job at a bank where he worked as a security guard by another police officer who did not like him. The bank never complained about the Plaintiff. After… Read more »