A 26 year old male painter was kneeling on the roof of a work site when he contacted a 7,200 volt electrical line operated by Exelon , causing 2nd and 3rd degree burns, traumatically-induced pancreatitis, and diabetes. He continued working as a painter for the same employer after recovering from his injuries.
A retired, 71 year old woman was involved in an automobile accident resulting in severe fractures to her upper right arm and left hip. The fractures resulted in surgeries to install an artificial humeral head, and an artificial hip joint. She also developed a severe foot drop condition, causing a subsequent fall and wrist fracture.
A male roofer, 23 years old, came into electrical contact with a 34,000 volt Commonwealth Edison power line, causing 2nd and 3rd degree burns to 46% of his body. He was able to return to work after recovering from his injuries.
The 21 year old student injured in this auto accident sustained three fractured vertebrae in his back, a lacerated liver, and partially collapsed lungs. Two rods were surgically installed to stabilize his spine, then were removed a year later after the broken bones healed. The plaintiff was ultimately released without restriction following the hardware removal … Continue reading Auto Accident $1,000,000.00
A 47 year old father of five was killed in a head on collision. The vehicle that the man was driving when he died was loaned to friends of his by an automobile dealership whose insurance carrier paid the limits of its available coverage to settle the claim. The carrier initially denied coverage, claiming that … Continue reading Auto Accident ($870,000.00)
A 53 year old mechanic sustained injuries to his neck and low back due to a rear end automobile collision. He required a cervical fusion operation, followed by a second surgery for laminotomy, as well as multiple steroid injections. The injuries did not prevent him from returning to his normal work activity following treatment.
An unemployed 43 year old woman developed back and leg pain following an automobile collision which caused moderate damage to her vehicle. A dorsal column stimulator, and eventually a morphine pump, were surgically installed in order to treat her pain.
A pregnant, 33 year old woman sustained a shattered pelvis in a head on collision caused in part by an oncoming police officer who stopped his car suddenly. The baby survived following an emergency C-section, and sustained major brain damage. The majority of this settlement was paid by the police officer’s employer. This result was … Continue reading Auto Accident ($8,370,000.00)
A 41 year old male railroad worker sustained disk herniations at multiple levels of his cervical spine, resulting in five surgeries. He was injured when operating a defective device while working. This result was obtained in collaboration with another personal injury law firm.
A 52 year old corporate executive fell down 22 stairs of a poorly marked, open staircase within a gas station convenience store. As a result of his fall, he suffered fractures to his skull, right clavicle, and elbow, and a subarachnoid hemorrhage. He was later diagnosed with cognitive deficits due to his brain injury, although … Continue reading Slip and Fall ($2,400,000.00)