Posted by Bob Edens & filed under .

Verdict: $1,000,000

Date: February 2011

County: Cook

Summary: Defendant police officer ran a red light while in pursuant of a stolen vehicle and struck Plaintiff vehicle. Plaintiff suffered multiple pelvis and rib fractures, spleen and liver lacerations, and ongoing pelvic pain requiring implantation of spinal cord stimulator. Plaintiff alleged pursuit was not authorized. Defense contended that the squad card had its lights and siren activated.

Category: Car Accidents, Fractures, Tears, and Dislocations