Flaherty Law
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24047 W. Lockport Street, Suite 201C, Plainfield, IL 60544
 
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Personal Injury Case Results

Case Success for Victims of Negligence

  • $600,000 for a man who was injured when he lost control of his motorcycle while trying to avoid a vehicle entering the roadway. As a result of the accident, the man suffered multiple fractures resulting in multiple surgeries and permanent impairments. The defendant contended that the vehicle did not make contact with the motorcycle, and the accident happened because the plaintiff was driving too fast and lost control of his motorcycle.
  • $300,000 for a man who slipped and fell due to an accumulation of ice in a gas station parking lot. As a result of his fall, the man suffered multiple fractures to his elbow which resulted in permanent diminished use of his right arm. The defense contended it did nothing wrong and had no duty to remove the ice under the law.
  • $254,000 for a gentleman who suffered multiple fractures to his face and both arms. The individual was riding his motorcycle when the defendant made a left-turn in front of him, causing him to hit the side of the defendant’s truck. The defendant’s insurance company paid its policy of $250,000, and the defendant paid $4,000 out of his own pocket.
  • $170,000 for a young man who suffered a SLAP tear in his shoulder due to a boating accident.
  • $150,000 for a resident of a nursing home who suffered a fractured hip due to a fall. The resident had to undergo surgery with nailing to repair the fracture. The defense contended it complied with the standard of care and it had the proper preventative measures in place. The defense further argued it was the resident’s own actions and her disregard for the policies in place that led to her fall.
  • $150,000 for a woman who was injured when she tripped and fell due to a small height variance between concrete slabs on a sidewalk outside of a strip mall. Due to her fall, she suffered a multiple injuries including a temporary radial nerve palsy in her arm. The defendant contended that the height variance was too small to result in notice to the defendant.
  • $125,000 for a police officer injured in a motor vehicle accident while responding to a call. The officer suffered multiple soft-tissue injuries to her lower back due to the accident. The defense argued that the officer did not have her lights or sirens activated, was driving on the wrong side of the road, and speeding.
  • $125,000 for a young girl who suffered facial lacerations due to a dog bite. The young girl had to undergo scar revision surgery as a result. The defense argued the girl provoked the dog by jumping on it while it was asleep, and the resulting scarring was minimal.
  • $100,000 (policy) for a man who was rear-ended while on his motorcycle resulting in multiple vertebrae fractures.
  • $100,000 for a woman who suffered a lower back injury after slipping and falling in a convenience store. Due to her fall, the plaintiff suffered an injury to her SI joint resulting in multiple injections. The defense contended that it did nothing wrong and the floor of the store was free of any liquids. The defense further argued that the plaintiff fell due to tripping on her pants.
  • $100,000 (policy) for a pedestrian who suffered multiple injuries when she was struck by a car while crossing the street.
  • $98,500 for a pedestrian who suffered multiple injuries when she was stuck by a car while crossing the street.
  • $90,000 for a woman who suffered cubital tunnel syndrome requiring surgery when she slipped and fell due to wet cardboard on the floor of the defendant’s convenience store. The defendant admitted that it put the cardboard on the floor to collect water from melting snow which had been tracked in by its customers. The defense argued that the plaintiff’s injury was due to her job and not related to her fall.
  • $80,000 for a woman who suffered a small facial laceration after being bitten by a homeowner’s dog while cleaning the homeowner’s home.
  • $78,000 for a woman who suffered a fractured leg in motor vehicle accident. The plaintiff was coming off of a stop sign and attempting to cross a major street when she was struck by the defendant’s vehicle. The defense contended that the plaintiff failed to yield the right-of-way and was primarily responsible for the accident.
 

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