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Lake County Wrongful Death Attorney Robert Edens Has Been Awarded Millions for His Clients

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 installing storm pipes at the bottom of a 14 ft. trench when one of the walls caved in. More than 1 hour later, rescue crews were able to extract the son. He sustained an “open-book” pelvic fracture, left foot drop, and neuropathic pain requiring multiple surgeries, prolonged hospitalization and extensive rehab. He is permanently disabled. The father was killed in the cave-in. Plaintiff asserted that defendant had a duty to provide a safe working area. Defense argued that the plaintiffs were contributory negligent for working in an unprotected trench. Jury found father, who was also the crew foreman to be 49% contributory negligent.


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