Results

Personal Injury Results

  • $1,900,000.00 settlement of a sexual assault case – the largest settlement to a single victim paid by the Archdiocese of Chicago.
  • Confidential Settlement. Case settled involving a woman who was scratched and bitten by a cat. The injury became infected and the person required plastic surgery.
  • Client was an innocent bystander that was struck by a bullet fired by a police officer after trial jury awarded the sum of $417,000.00.
  • $250,000.00 settlement for a female who suffered a crushing injury to her right leg when the Wave Runner she was operating on a river was struck by another wave runner.
  • $180,000.00 settlement for a female for who was hit by a bird in the leg and suffered a DVT.
  • $205,000.00 verdict for injuries to a male in a fight at a nightclub in Chicago.
  • $225,000.00 settlement to a child for injuries from dog.
  • Client was walking through the neighborhood and a dog ran up to her and struck her leg causing her to fall and breaking her ankle. Case settled for $150,000.00.
  • Passenger in a vehicle that was involved in a collision with guard rail on expressway. Client suffered a broken nose. Case settled through arbitration for $130,000.00.
  • Client was rear ended with little damage to vehicle. Client left scene and reported accident to police 3 days later. A few days after the accident he felt pain in his lower back but continued his line of work and travel. Three weeks later went to the doctor for the complaints in his back, began a course of physical therapy. Case settled for $95,000.00
  • Client was at a concert and as he and his friend were leaving he took an unlit cigarette out of his pocket and walked to the exit doors with the crowd. A number of security guards assaulted him and had him arrested for disorderly conduct. In the criminal case, my client was found not guilty. Based upon his injuries, the civil case settled for $120,000.00.

Criminal & DUI Results

  • Secretary of State License Reinstatement Hearing. Client had 5 arrests for DUI and 3 Driving while license is Revoked. Restricted License Granted and in one year eligible for full reinstatement.
  • Secretary of State License Reinstatement Hearing. Client had 3 arrests for DUI and a Driving while license revoked. Restricted License granted and in one year eligible for full reinstatement.
  • DUI Jury Trial - Client’s second arrest for DUI and was in an accident. The police stated client had slurred speech, bloodshot eyes and smelled of alcohol. The police provided evidence that client’s blood alcohol content was .32, however, the other driver testified that client did not appear to be drunk.On cross examination, the State’s expert stated”to have a blood alcohol level of .32 the effects on a person would be much more severe than those seen by the other driver in the car accident.” Jury found client not guilty.
  • DUI bench trial – Second DUI client was speeding and swerving. No breathalyzer and client failed Field Sobriety Tests (FST). The police had video in the squad car, however they had moved the car and therefore the tests performed by my client were not videotaped. Client found not guilty.
  • DUI bench trial – Client was traveling at an excessive rate of speed and spinning the tires on his car. He was stopped by police, where no breathalyzer was performed but the client failed Field Sobriety Tests (FST). The police had a video camera in their car and pulled up behind clients vehicle. When the officers spoke to my client the audio was turned off. When the officers had my client perform FST they had him perform them in front of the defendant’s vehicle out of sight of their camera, and was not recorded. Client found not guilty due to lack of evidence.