Posted by Bob Edens & filed under .

Side-Impact1Plaintiff M-52 stated that he was driving with his granddaughter, F-7, when he entered the intersection on a green light when Defendant, an employee of the City of Chicago, who was driving a 15 person passenger van, entered the intersection at a high rate of speed and crashed into the passenger side of the Plaintiff’s SUV.  Plaintiffs claimed the impact of the crash caused their vehicle to flip over and caused Plaintiff F-7′s seat belt to break, throwing her from the back seat to the rear portion of the SUV.  Plaintiff M-52 claimed the crash aggravated a pre-existing disc herniation at L5-S1, causing increased pain, difficulty with walking, and sexual dysfunction.  Plaintiff F-7 reporting a hip contusion, chin abrasion, facial bruising, and stress-related abdominal pain and discomfort.  The defense argued that the Plaintiffs exaggerated the the nature of the impact and that M-52 injuries were mostly unrelated to the accident.

Verdict:  $27,384; $22,050 after 30% off $31,500 to M-52 ($21,500 medical expenses; $10,000 pain and suffering, $0 loss of normal life); $5,334 to F-7 ($4,251 medical expenses; $1,083 pain and suffering; $0 loss of normal life)


KNOW YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS. GET A FREE LEGAL CONSULTATION.

Getting the maximum motor vehicle accident settlement you’re entitled to is a job for an experienced motor vehicle accident attorney with a winning record. Attorney Bob Edens and his staff have recovered millions of dollars for people whose injuries were caused through no fault of their own. Bob Edens has earned the trust of injury victims throughout Lake County, IL by handling their cases with both experience and dignity. Bob will sit down with you personally and go over the facts of your case in detail. With these facts in hand, Bob will put his experience into providing you with a clear and honest explanation of your options. The consultation is FREE. You are under no obligation and there is never any pressure to sign an agreement. If you do retain Bob and his staff to represent you, no fees will be charged until a fair settlement or verdict is secured on your behalf.

So call Attorney Bob Edens and put his 20+ years’ experience to work for you. He has convenient offices located throughout Lake County. Call Bob at 855-760-6746 for a free, no-obligation legal consultation. The call is free, the information may be priceless.

Antioch, Grayslake, Waukegan, Barrington, IL Personal Injury Attorney

h2 style=”text-align: center;”>GET A FREE PERSONAL INJURY LAW BOOK FOR ACCIDENT VICTIMS

Click Here to Get Your Free BookPersonal Injury Attorney Lake County IL

The Rule of 5′s and How THEY will Sabotage Your Case™

An Essential Guide For the Personal Injury Victim

Award Winning Author and Attorney Bob Edens’ Book, “The Rule of 5’s and How THEY Will Sabotage Your Case,” ™ is a Step-by-Step Guide for Personal Injury Victims

In The Rule of 5’s and How THEY Will Sabotage Your Case,™ Bob explains the ins and outs of the injury claims process from the time of injury to the time of settlement or trial. Bob provides basic facts about:

The filing of the claim and negotiation from start to finish;

  • How to negotiate a settlement for injuries sustained from a wide variety of cases including all types of auto accidents, dog bite cases, pedestrian cases, etc.;
  • Tips on how to deal with adjusters and avoiding the pitfalls and traps they hope you fall into;
  • Tips on how to determine the value of your injuries; and,
  • An overview of questions and legal issues that most personal injury victims have.

THIS FREE BOOK IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO PERSONAL INJURY VICTIMS IN ILLINOIS. ALL INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM YOUR SUBMISSION WILL BE HELD IN STRICT CONFIDENCE.

Statute of Limitation
Category: Car Accidents, Mid Back Injuries, Other