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videoMcHenry County Personal Injury Settlements



$800,000 for a 30-year old single female killed in a rear-end automobile collision. Alden Township, April 2006.

$250,000 for a 37-year old married female killed in an intersection collision. Libertyville, Illinois, April 2006.

$185,000 45 year old man, Work injury fell at work. Left knee injury ligament tear. MCL surgical repair. Low back injury. Herniated disc. L4-L5 Surgically repaired, laminectomy, return to work full duty. Lake county Illinois.


$4,300,000 judgment in a hate crime case, husband and wife in mid 30s, Wonder Lake, Illinois, November 2006.

$1,400,000 verdict for police disability pension (lifetime benefits); 47 year old female officer, lumbar fusion. Algonquin, Illinois February 2007.

$1,086,434 Medical negligence case, 46 year old female suffered a ruptured spleen. Failure to diagnose and failure to treat. Libertyville , Illinois February 2010.

$500,000 38 year old male hit while on a motorcycle traveling 10 mph. Two surgeries, the first being a type II labral tear, the second a rotator cuff repair. Significant lost wages. Barrington, Illinois, June 2012

$400,000 intersection automobile crash, 44 year old Female, fractured foot, neck injury, body brace for 6 months, physical therapy. Richmond, McHenry County Illinois. December 2009.

$225,000, personal injury, 34 year old male, two separate surgeries resulting in a lumbar fusion L4-L5, Chicago, Illinois. July 2007.

$206,000 verdict award, 34 year old male, side swipe car crash. Left shoulder, right hand dominant, Torn Labrum, SLAP tear surgically repaired. No future medical required. Lake Bluff, Lake County Illinois, September 2013

$200,000 (policy limit) intersection car crash. 50 year old man suffered back injury resulting in spinal surgery. Settlement offer pre-lawsuit was $1,200. Fox Lake, Illinois, April 2015

$200,000 settlement; 52 year old male fractured right foot while climbing a ladder. Multiple fractures, surgery with pins and screws. Disputed wage differential claim. McHenry County, Illinois, November 2013

$200,000 products liability case. 46 year old man, right hand dominate, had his left hand crushed and lost the top portion of two of his fingers. Cook County, Illinois

$197,500 rear-end truck crash 43 year old female, low back injury, re-injury to herniated disc, two weeks in hospital, physical therapy. Huntley, McHenry County Illinois. November 2009

$176,179 Jury verdict. Car crash case. 74 year old woman suffered post traumatic stress syndrome, $6,179.00 in medical specials. Defendant turned left in front of the plaintiff. Huntley, IL, November 2017

$125,000 Personal injury settlement, Car crash, intersection collision, 37 year old male low back injury with surgery, Laminectomy at L5-S1; Chicago, Illinois December 2012

$120,000 settlement, 16-year female in automobile collision requiring a cervical fusion, Harvard, Illinois, September 2006 (policy limits).

$108,000 A 68 year old male salesman, work injury tripped and fell at work, Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair & Subacrominal Decompression; Open Reduction Internal Fixation of Olecranon Fracture. Algonquin, Illinois December 2012

$105,000 rear end car crash 45 year old male. ACL knee surgery. Defendant lived in Crystal Lake, Illinois ; November 2017

$105,000 settlement, 34-year old male, ACL surgery, construction site accident, Waukegan, Illinois, July 2006.

$100,000 policy limit. Car crash, 29 year old male, low back strain. One week hospitalization following car crash. No lost wage claim. Carpentersville, Illinois, October 2015.

$100,000 (Policy limit) Automobile crash, 35 year old male cervical disk herniation, C5-C6 anterior cervical discectomy. McHenry county, August 2012.

$100,000 (policy Limit) 19 year old female hit while riding a bike in Lake in the Hills, Illinois. Patella tendon surgery, scar to left knee. June 2012

$100,000 (Policy Limit) 39 year old male high speed T-Bone Crash in Crystal Lake, Illinois. Herniated disc at L5-S1 Two Epidural Steroid injections, Bulging Disc at C6-C7, Left ulnar neuritis and carpal tunnel surgery. July 2012

$100,000 ($50,000.00 policy limit from the defendant driver; plus $50,000.00 from clients underinsured motorist coverage (policy limit)) 45 year old female driver rear ended causing a herniated disc to her neck. Anterior cervical surgery with a good recovery. Crash occurred in Elgin, Illinois, May 2010.

$100,000 (policy limit) 63 year old female passenger in an intersection crash; Broken ribs, Fractured sternum, Collapsed Lung, Hospital stay. Algonquin, Illinois April, 2010.

$100,000 settlement, 37 year old male, torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament and torn medial meniscus right knee, both surgically repaired, resulting from a car crash. Crystal Lake Illinois, March 2009.

$100,000 for a 57 year old woman single car crash, injured her neck when she was a passenger in her husbands car. Carpentersville, Illinois August, 2008.

$100,000 for a 49-year old male with a motorcycle intersection hip fracture injury. McHenry, Illinois, March 2006.

$100,000 67 year old female auto crash, herniated disc two levels, Elgin, Illinois, June 2008.

$100,000 Lumbar discectomy, rear end automobile collision, male 32 years old, return to work with our restrictions, Chicago, Illinois; May 2007.

$99,000 Car crash, 47 year old female low back and neck strain, bulging disc no surgery. Algonquin, IL, October 2017

$83,561, personal injury, 39 year old male, arthroscopic knee surgery repair a torn medial meniscus and bulging discs, Elgin, Illinois – May 2007.

$80,000 Rear end Automobile crash. 49 year old male. Right medial meniscus injury, arthroscopic surgery. Lake in the Hills, Illinois October 2012.

$79,521 – 31 year old male Automobile crash in Bloomingdale, Illinois suffered bulging disc, treatment was two steroid injections November 2006.

$75,000 Jury Verdict. Car crash involving cervical and lumbar strain. Physical therapy, No surgery. 64, year old female. Carpentersville, Illinois, April 2014.

$73,000 83 year old man fell at retail store. Herniated disc surgically repaired with a multilevel fusion. Suburban Cook County Illinois. June 2013

$70,000 cervical flexion injury with two epidural steroid injections. 45 year old female, St Charles Illinois.

$65,000 auto crash 37 year old woman, suffered a lumbar and cervical sprain and bulging disc. Carpentersville, Illinois, August 2008.

$57,000 53 year old male factory worker injured right shoulder lifting a tool at work. Torn rotator cuff tear, bicep tendon tear, bicep tendon repair, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. Return to work without restrictions. Kane county Illinois May 2013

$55,000 settlement, 33-year old female, slip and fall, low back injury (herniated disc), Loves Park, Illinois, August 2006.

$50,000 Rear end automobile crash, 54 year old woman with prior low back injuries. Lumbar strain treated with epidural steroid injections. McHenry county Illinois. October 2012.

$50,000 intersection automobile crash. 46 year old female, cervical flexion injury, carpal tunnel surgery. Elgin, Kane County, Illinois, December 2009.

$50,000 Intersection auto crash, 42 year old female. Cervical flexion injury. Algonquin Illinois September 2012

$50,000 “fresh money”, rear-end automobile accident, underinsured motorist claim, (original claim settled for $20,000.00), 41 year old male, cervical flexion injury with conservative treatment, Crystal Lake, McHenry County Illinois, December 2008.

$49,000 settlement, 55-year old female, cervical flexion injury, Woodstock, Illinois, May 2006.

$49,000 for a 50-year old female with a cervical fracture injury. Woodstock, Illinois, April 2006.

$49,000 in a case involving an intersection automobile collision, a 3-day hospital stay, and no permanent injuries. Lake County, Illinois, April 2006.

$45,000 Dog Bite case lightly visible scar on lip, 35 year old female, Lake in the Hills Illinois, September 2011

$42,000 settlement, 38-year old female, cervical flexion injury, Woodstock, Illinois, May 2006.

$41,500 settlement for a 41 year old male with a cervical fusion Highly disputed negligence claim. Marengo, Illinois.

$40,000, rear-end automobile accident, 52 year old male, neck and back strain, Lake Zurich, Lake County Illinois, November 2008.

$40,000 as partial settlement for a 53-year old male with a cervical herniated disc. Marengo, Illinois, December 2005.

$40,000, personal injury, 58 year old female, non-displaced fracture to left foot, Richmond, Illinois, May 2007.

$40,000 Non-Displaced foot fracture rear end automobile accident; 52 year old female; Richmond, Illinois, April, 2007.

$35,000 settlement, 46-year old male, suffered a cervical flexion injury as a result of an automobile collision in Lake County, Illinois, June 2006.

$34,000 Auto crash 80 year old man suffered a soft tissue low back injury, Woodstock Illinois, September 2008.

$32,000 for a 43-year old male with a cervical flexion injury in a rear-end automobile collision. Rockford, Illinois, January 2006.

$30,000 settlement, 46-year old male, suffered a cervical flexion injury as a result of an automobile collision, Spring Grove, Illinois, May 2006.

$25,310, personal injury, 48 year old male, cervical flexion neck injury, bulging disc C-5-C7, Crystal Lake, Illinois – September 2007.

$22,500 as partial settlement for a 36-year old female with a cervical flexion injury in an automobile collision. Algonquin, Illinois, January 2006.

$21,000, personal injury, policy limit ($20,000.00), 49 year old female, cervical flexion injury, Lindenhurst, Illinois, October 2007.

$18,000, rear-end motorcycle accident, cosmetic damage to motorcycle only, 32 year old male, bulging disc, chiropractic treatment, Machesney Park, Winnebago County Illinois, December 2008.

$18,000 for a 35-year old male with a cervical flexion injury from an intersection collision. Rockford, Illinois, March 2006.

$17,500, rear-end automobile accident, 43 year old male, whiplash resulting in cervical radiculitis, chiropractic treatment, Chicago, Cook County Illinois, December 2008.

$17,500, automobile accident, 46 year old male, neck and back strain, Crystal Lake, McHenry County Illinois, October 2008.

$16,000, motor vehicle intersection accident, 45 year old male, left occipital nerve block, Elk Grove Village, Cook County Illinois, December 2008.

$10,700 Soft tissue low back injury; intersection crash; 59 year old male; Harvard, Illinois, March 2007.

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