Truck accident award $10 million Settlement for a truck accident—one of the year’s highest settlements by an Illinois firm for any type of injury.
Car accident award $4.75 million Mediation award for a car accident where our client sustained a serious arm injury. It was our firm’s investigation that determined the defendant was 100% liable by impounding his truck, and having our expert engineer determine that he was speeding just before impact.
Pedestrian accident award $3,520,000.00 Gross award (after workers compensation lien waiver) for an individual who was crossing the street and struck by a commercial van. The claim was initially denied and the defendants claimed that our client ran into the street. Our firm retained multiple national experts including an accident reconstruction expert; human factors expert; neuropsychology expert; and an economic expert.
Medical malpractice award $2,000,000.00 Total award with co-counsel for a medical malpractice matter which involved a dog bite that led to a preventable infection and ultimately, death. Part of the award included a prior $300,000.00 tendering of limits for the dog Bite via the homeowner’s insurance policy directly to the client.
Truck accident award $1,700,000.00 Award for a truck accident matter; the previous lawyer was entertaining a few hundred thousand award.
Truck accident award $1,031,000.00 The total gross award was obtained one week before a two-week scheduled trial for a truck driver that struck by another truck on one of the foggiest recorded days in Illinois. The at-fault party highly contested this matter due to a multi-car pile-up that occurred just before this accident and because of client’s prior injuries; however, we retained experts to connect all injuries and lost wages. The initial offer on the personal injury case was $20,000.00.
Truck accident award $1,000,000.00 Policy limits were obtained for an individual who was run over by the truck he was attempting to unload.
Car accident award $1,000,000.00 Award for a car accident case which was turned down by many high profile personal injury firms.
Medical Malpractice award $950,000.00 Award for a medical malpractice client in 2017. All details are confidential due to the mediation agreement.
Truck accident award $800,000.00 A tow truck accident. The driver struck and left the scene of the occurrence. Mr. Kalogerakos' investigation led to the driver of the tow truck, and additional insurance coverage.
Car accident award $701,073.00 Our clients, a family, were rear-ended by a teenager rushing to buy a video game. The defense argued that three of the four family members did not require much treatment, and only the mother, who had a 20-year history of back problems, needed the treatment. We hired medical experts that indicated this type of surgery would not be required if not for this occurrence, and she may have lived the rest of her life without such surgery. The settlement was reached three weeks before trial was to commence.
Truck accident settlement $700,000.00 Global arbitration settlement for a couple that was rear-ended by a defendant company pick-up truck driver who was in a rush to head back to the company per orders from one of the company’s supervisors.
Vehicle accident award $650,000.00 For a Federal Express van accident. The worker’s compensation carrier denied the surgery, but Mr. Kalogerakos still prevailed under the PI carrier.
Truck accident award $525,000.00 Highly contested truck accident that was also mediated without any resolution. The defense initially denied that the treatment was related. Our experts testified and our discovery proved that it was related.
Truck accident award $500,000.00 Our client was traveling on I-88 in DuPage County when she was struck by a paramedic truck. We proved that the defendant was falling asleep due to working extraneous hours. Our client only had therapeutic treatment.
Car accident award $465,000.00 Award obtained for a contested car accident involving a failure to stop/yield argument.
Car accident award $422,000.00 For a car accident client who suffered a slip and fall a few days after the occurrence. Mr. Kalogerakos was able to prove all the injuries occurred as a result of the Car accident.
Workplace accident award $419,330.45 Award for a worker who was struck by a fork-lift driver. Our firm was able to secure the video footage which ultimately led the at-fault party to accept liability. The initial report had indicated that our client moved in front of fork-lift and was not paying attention.
Car accident award $400,000.00 Award for a patient who was traveling in an ambulance to the hospital that was struck by a red-light violator. Our firm was able to prove additional injuries our client sustained as a result of the impact.
Truck accident award $375,000.00 A Commonwealth Edison truck struck our client who was crossing the street. The defense stated that our client was not on the crosswalk, and our investigation proved that she was, in fact, on the crosswalk.
Slip and fall accident $350,000.00 Settlement was reached with a supermarket in Chicago for a slip and fall. Our firm was able to prove that the refrigerator was leaking water, and ultimately caused our client to slip and fall.
Pedestrian accident award $325,000.00 Our client was a pedestrian crossing the street and was ultimately struck by a truck. The defense argued our client may have been intoxicated. However, our investigation yielded that their insured had plenty of time to avoid this occurrence while making the left turn. Our client’s injuries did not require any surgical intervention.
Car accident award $325,000.00 Our client was delivering a package for Federal Express when another vehicle lost control and struck him while making the turn. Our client suffered head injuries which resulted in staples. We were able to secure the policy limits from the at-fault driver, and additional amounts from Federal Express. This matter was referred by a local personal injury law firm.
Pedestrian accident award $300,000.00 Geico Insurance tendered its limits for our injured client who was struck by a vehicle in Skokie, Illinois. Geico initially claimed our client was not in the crosswalk, but our firm was able to prove their insured driver took no measures to avoid striking our client.
Dog Bite award $300,000.00 For a dog bite client. The first attorney handling the case was entertaining a $50,000.00 resolution.
Personal injury award $300,000.00 For a resident who sustained rib fractures in a porch collapse in Rogers Park. The accident left our client homeless; our firm was also got the at-fault party to pay for the client’s hotel stay while being treated and awaiting settlement.
Car accident award $284,000.00 For passengers who sustained a fractured ankle and fractured ribs when the vehicle they were riding in was struck by a turning vehicle.
Negligence award $280,000.00 A day-to-day nursing home patient was dropped while being moved from bed. Despite their initial denial, we proved that the nursing home was negligent.
Car accident award $275,000.00 For a car accident involving a grocery store employee who was allegedly switching lanes when the accident took place.
Personal injury award $256,000.00 For a worker who was injured during a traffic stop and was unable to return to his original employment position.
Personal injury award $255,000.00 This lawsuit was filed in Lake County, Illinois. Our client was an elder with prior knee arthritis. However, due to this accident, she had to have it scoped; it ultimately healed without any symptoms.
Car accident award $250,000.00 Policy limits were obtained for our client who was struck by a vehicle exiting its parking position. Our client sustained left hip injuries and underwent surgical intervention.
Uninsured Motorists award $250,000.00 Won the award for a client who suffered a fractured elbow when an uninsured car rear-ended his vehicle.
Pedestrian accident award $250,000.00 Policy limits were obtained for a pedestrian struck while crossing the street by an elderly individual who contested the claim.
Car accident award $250,000.00 Secured for the victim of a drunk driver. We obtained toxicology reports which ultimately led to an acceptance of liability.
Car accident award $250,000.00 Secured policy limits for a woman who ultimately required shoulder surgery resulting from injuries sustained a collision with a vehicle traveling at full speed.
Car/Truck accident award $250,000.00 Award obtained for a client who suffered a shoulder injury and a torn rotator cuff resulting from a three car and truck accident. The case was highly contested because of prior injuries.
Car accident award $250,000.00 Secured policy limits for a client injured in a car accident in Rolling Meadows. The client suffered an elbow fracture which required surgery.
Worker's comp award $240,000.00 Won the worker's compensation award with co-counsel for a client who was, in the words of the arbitrator, "low balled" before retaining our services.
Car accident award $225,000.00 We secured an award from Travelers Insurance for a contested matter involving a car accident. Travelers Insurance initially delayed award because there was no ambulance used, no emergency room visit, and gaps in treatment.
Car accident award $220,000.00 Our client was a passenger in a car whose driver lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree, leading our client to require knee surgery.
Personal injury award $205,000.00 Highly-litigated case with Geico Insurance for a client who sustained shoulder injuries. Geico argued that true mechanism of injury was not related to this accident. With expert testimony, we proved otherwise.
Car accident award $200,000.00 Verdict for a motorcycle driver who was traveling on Devon Avenue, and was struck by a turning vehicle. The at-fault party lied during the initial phase and indicated our client went around another vehicle. Our firm was able to provide illustrations of the intersection that proved she was not speaking truthfully about the whole occurrence.
Truck accident award $200,000.00 Our client was traveling in Michigan and sustained ankle and knee injuries in a truck accident.
Car accident award $200,000.00 Award for a car accident which occurred in Chicago, Illinois. The client suffered knee injuries, including a torn ACL.
Personal injury award $200,000.00 Represented a widow whose spouse was run over in a banquet hall parking lot. The award consisted of both the deceased husband's estate and his wife obtaining the policy limits.
Car accident award $198,113.40 Award for a client whose treatment was all denied due to minimal impact in the accident. Our firm was able to prove that all injuries pertained to the occurrence despite less than $1,000 vehicle damage.
Worker’s comp award $195,000.00 Award for a worker’s compensation client who was not able to return to his normal job duties as a mechanic.
Personal injury award $190,000.00 A personal injury law firm referred this matter to our firm after multiple denials from the CTA. There were no offers prior to litigation.
Worker’s comp award $189,932.00 Settlement for an employee who suffered injuries while traveling for his employer on the Edens-I-94. $150,000.00 was secured via the at-fault party and $39,932.00 was obtained from his workers compensation carrier.
Car accident award $189,590.37 Award for a Hickory Hills couple that were struck, while waiting at the stop light, by two vehicles that collided with each other in Bridgeview, Illinois.
Worker's comp award $187,500.00 Worker's compensation award for a client who was nearing retirement. The firm was able to introduce the fact that a $20 piece of equipment would have avoided the entire occurrence, but the owners failed to buy such tool.
Worker’s comp award $175,000.00 Award for a minimum wage worker who suffered an injury at work. This is noted as one of the highest settlements for a minimum wage worker in 2017.
Bus accident award $175,000.00 Obtained for Illinois passengers involved in a bus accident. The bus was traveling through the Midwest.
Car accident award $169,000.00 Our client and her mother were traveling by car when a negligent driver failed to yield right of way, striking them near Edward Hospital.
Car accident award $160,000.00 For shoulder injuries sustained in a rear-end, high impact car accident.
Car accident award $145,680.54 For a client traveling to Chicago from Arizona injured in a car accident in Niles, Illinois.
Motorcycle accident award $145,000.00 For a motorcycle accident during work hours. The policy limit of $25,000.00 was obtained from Geico Insurance; an additional $125,000.00 was awarded via a worker's compensation matter.
Worker’s comp award $142,500.00 Workers Compensation award for an employee who suffered a bicep tear, which needed surgery, while delivering on his route. This was negotiated in less than 45 days per clients request so that it would not disrupt any existing work relationship he had with his employer.
Pedestrian accident award $140,000.00 Our client was a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle in Elmhurst, Illinois and sustained fractured ribs.
Car accident award $135,000.00 Our client was preparing to move to Arizona when she was involved in a car accident in Illinois which required arthroscopic shoulder surgery.
Personal Injury award $135,000.00 From Kemper Insurance for a client who refused a recommended surgery. The firm was able to prove that the surgery was inevitable, even though the client did not want to have the surgery.
Car accident award $133,559.14 A family sustained soft-tissue injuries in a vehicle collision in Chicago with more than a dozen total plaintiffs.
Vehicle accident award $128,639.06 Award paid by State Farm Insurance to clients struck by a vehicle in Chicago. The clients only suffered soft tissue injuries.
Personal Injury award $126,258.92 A construction worker was struck by a vehicle. Although Allstate Insurance argued there was limited damage to our client’s truck, we were able to prove that the impact triggered symptoms from a prior injury that had been completely healed.
Elevator accident award $125,000.00 For an elevator accident. The elevator dropped a few inches and caused cervical injuries to our client.
Worker's comp award $125,000.00 Worker's compensation award for a client who suffered a bicep tear resulting in surgical intervention.
Car accident award $122,000.00 Rideshare accident where our client suffered stitches above her eyebrow which had minimal scarring.
Unrestrained animal award $121,000.00 Obtained for a client knocked down by a dog that ran out of the yard in a residential neighborhood.
Worker's comp award $120,000.00 for a Jewel employee who sustained carpel tunnel injuries while working.
Car accident award $120,000.00 A Michigan resident was involved in a car accident in Illinois and suffered soft tissue injuries.
Workplace accident award $120,000.00 Won for an employee who suffered nerve damage resulting from a shattered window at a Subway restaurant.
Car accident award $116,108.00 Our client flew in from Europe to give birth to her son and was struck by a vehicle while traveling to O’Hare; she sustained an injury requiring stitches to her head.
Truck accident award $115,000.00 This matter was resolved with Allstate Insurance one week prior to an Uninsured Motorists Arbitration Hearing. The defense argued that there was limited damage to our client’s truck. We presented evidence that but for this occurrence, he would have never needed treatment.
Car accident award $115,000.00 Our client’s vehicle was stalled just outside an exit on I-55 when it was struck by a vehicle whose driver claimed our client’s emergency lights were not engaged.
Car accident award $115,000.00 Auto Owners Insurance was required to pay damages to our client after she sustained a fractured ankle in a motor vehicle accident.
Car accident award $115,000.00 Our client suffered a femur fracture in a car accident in Antioch, Illinois.
Car accident award $115,000.00 Award for a client who was struck while pushing his disabled vehicle under a viaduct.
Slip and Fall award $115,000.00 For a slip and fall in McDonald’s. McDonald’s initially denied the case because they argued our client was wearing high heels.
Car accident award $112,000.00 For a driver in a vehicle where no other passenger suffered any injuries. Despite the fact that the opposing counsel was able to retrieve thousands of pages of prior records, our firm was still able to obtain a favorable outcome.
Car accident settlement Confidential Terms Settlement for a pregnant mother who lost her baby after colliding with a speeding driver in a Walmart parking lot.
Car accident award $110,000.00 We obtained policy limits and medpay coverage for a client injured in a minor impact accident that triggered the return of symptoms our client previously had from a prior healed injury.
Vehicle accident settlement $110,000.00 This was a gross uninsured motorist settlement for a claim which was initially denied by the insurance company. However, our firm was able to find law that proved State Farm must pay for the claim, despite no contact by the vehicle. Rather, contact was made by the ladder that was thrown off the pick-up truck on the expressway which ultimately led to the collision.
Workplace accident award $110,000.00 For a warehouse employee whose toe was run over by a fork-lift.
Car accident award $107,500.00 For a driver struck by a vehicle which failed to yield in Roselle, Illinois.
Personal injury award $105,000.00 Award for an eggshell client who had a tremendous amount of prior injuries. Our firm was able to prove that additional injuries, and different pain levels, took place after this particular accident.
Vehicle accident award $105,000.00 Our client was involved in an accident in Lyons, Illinois, and suffered a left-shoulder tear. It did not require any surgery and symptoms were resolved with physical therapy.
Car accident award $105,000.00 Settlement was reached for a client who suffered a labral tear after being struck by a defendant who did not stop at a stop sign and ultimately struck a concrete barrier.
Car accident award $105,000.00 Policy limits and MedPay were secured for a client that suffered injuries in an I-294 pile up accident.
Personal injury award $104,380.00 Our client underwent a minor procedure due to a car accident, however suffered complications from the anesthesia.
Car accident award $103,719.81 Award for a mother and her children as a result of a driver who disobeyed a traffic red-light signal.
Car accident award $102,000.00 Award for a client who was struck by a sewer company vehicle and insured with SafeCo Insurance.
Car accident award $100,000.00 Policy limits were obtained for a client who was in an accident in Des Plaines, IL. The defendant admitted being on his phone just before rear-ending our client.
Car accident award $100,000.00 Policy limits obtained from Country Financial Insurance for a client who sustained a femur fracture. We were able to secure a video from the scene and Witness Affidavits since the at-fault driver was not admitting to fault.
Car accident award $100,000.00 Our client was driving on Laramie Avenue in Chicago where we proved the defendant failed to keep a proper lookout and struck our client. Prior to this accident, our client had undergone a fusion, but was symptom free.
Car accident award $100,000.00 Policy limits were secured for a client who was struck on I-294 and suffered a concussion.
Car accident award $100,000.00 Policy limits for an elderly client who was struck on Higgins Avenue in Chicago. Defense initially argued that our client had pre-existing issues, but we provided proof that our client was asymptomatic prior to this occurrence.
Motor Vehicle accident award $100,000.00 Policy limits via American Family Insurance and USAA Underinsured for a client who sustained a fractured ankle in a motor vehicle accident.
Slip and Fall accident award $100,000.00 Slip and fall at McDonald’s that resulted in our client sustaining multiple tears to her shoulder. McDonald’s continuously denied the claim, and we were able to provide evidence of their continuous disregard of the flooring conditions.
Pedestrian accident award $100,000.00 Policy limits from State Farm Insurance for our client who was walking on a marked cross walk and was struck by a vehicle. Our client sustained a shattered pelvis.
Motor Vehicle accident award $100,000.00 Policy limits were obtained for a family of a deceased veteran who died in a one-car accident in Massachusetts due to his friend’s negligence.
Motor Vehicle accident award $100,000.00 Policy limits were obtained for a client who suffered a concussion in an accident on I-294.
Workers comp award $100,000.00 Policy limits were obtained from American Family Insurance for our client, a hardware store employee, who was backed into as he was loading a customer’s vehicle. We also secured a worker’s compensation lien waiver of $61,000.00.
Motor Vehicle accident award $100,000.00 Policy limits were obtained from Founders and State Farm Insurance for our client who sustained a fractured collarbone.
$100,000.00 Policy limits were obtained from multiple insurance companies for our client’s soft tissue injuries.
$100,000.00 Policy limits were obtained based on future medical expenses that may arise because our client was scared to undergo any surgical intervention.
$100,000.00 USAA Insurance initially stated our client’s injuries were preexisting. We were able to prove the accident led to the symptoms, and secured the policy limits.
$100,000.00 Policy limits were obtained from State Farm Insurance for a back seat passenger who suffered wrist injuries in an accident that took place in Chicago.
Car accident award $100,000.00 Award for an Uber/Lyft driver who was rear-ended during his route.
Vehicle accident award $100,000.00 Policy limits for a passenger that was struck by an at-fault driver who crossed the opposite lane and collided with their vehicle. This accident was highly publicized since it concerned a triple fatality and was caught on dash cam video.
Pedestrian accident settlement $100,000.00 Settlement for a client who was struck in the middle of the street, as he was crossing to get tools from his vehicle in Evanston, Illinois.
$100,000.00 Policy limits were obtained from Allstate Insurance for an accident which took place in Roselle, Illinois.
$100,000.00 Policy limits via multiple insurance companies obtained for a client who previously had back injuries, but impact triggered his symptoms to a different level.
Pedestrian accident award $100,000.00 Policy limits for a client who was crossing the street at an unmarked crosswalk; our firm was able to prove via witnesses that the at-fault driver made no attempts to avoid the pedestrian.
Vehicle accident award $100,000.00 Award for a bicyclist who was struck by a vehicle while the rider was in the appropriate bike lane. No surgical intervention was required.
$100,000.00 Award for a client who was leaving a casino and was struck on the casino ramp by a drunk driver who had bottles of liquor still exposed in his vehicle.
$100,000.00 Award for a college student traveling to school whose driver friend lost control of her vehicle. Our client was a passenger, and had to delay graduation due to the accident, along with losing a job opportunity.
$100,000.00 Award for a client who suffered knee injuries, and whose knee was pinned underneath the dashboard after being struck by a drunk driver.
$100,000.00 Award for a worker’s compensation client who suffered a knee tear (non-surgical) during the course of employment.
Worker’s comp settlement $100,000.00 Settlement for a worker’s compensation case in which the client returned back to work full-duty.
Worker’s comp award $100,000.00 We recovered on a contested worker’s compensation matter involving minor back injuries. Although the bills were contested, they were ultimately paid after a pre-trial conference.
$100,000.00 We obtained policy limits from Hartford Insurance without filing a lawsuit for a client who sustained fractured ribs resulting from a car accident.
$100,000.00 Obtained for a minor passenger who suffered soft tissue injuries, including neck, back and knee.
$100,000.00 Obtained from American Family Insurance for a client who underwent a series of injections for injuries suffered in a car accident.
$100,000.00 Secured policy limits from country financial for a contested side swipe accident.
$100,000.00 Obtained for an elderly passenger who suffered a fractured rib and face abrasions from the airbag deployment when the vehicle she was in was struck.
$100,000.00 For a husband and wife who suffered soft tissue injuries in an accident. The initial adjustor argued that the treatments mirrored each other; the firm was able to prove the injuries still existed as a result of their negligence.
$100,000.00 Won policy limits from Allstate Insurance for a client who required a dozen stitches after an accident which left a scar.
$100,000.00 Obtained policy limits for a client injured in an accident in Algonquin, Illinois. The insurance company had offered $1,000.00 to settle her case prior to retaining our firm.
$100,000.00 Obtained policy limits from Esurance for a client who underwent injections resulting from a car accident in Roselle, Illinois.
$100,000.00 Policy limits for a passenger who sustained rib fractures in an accident while visiting California.
$100,000.00 Won against an Uber driver for striking a police officer in Wrigleyville.
$100,000.00 Secured policy limits from Allstate Insurance for a car accident case in Morton Grove, Illinois which involved significant prior medical history with limited damage to the vehicle.
Motor Vehicle accident award $100,000.00 Obtained via two policies: the at-fault party for $50,000.00 and difference of $50,000.00 from our client’s policy for injuries sustained which required an extensive hospital stay. Most of the charges did not concern the accident, but we were able to prove that but for the accident, such stay would not be required.
Motor Vehicle accident award $100,000.00 We obtained policy limits from Farmers Insurance for a car passenger who suffered injuries on I-55.
Car accident award $100,000.00 Recovered damages for knee injuries sustained by client who was struck by a speeding driver.
Motorcycle accident award $100,000.00 We obtained policy limits from Farmers Insurance for a motorcycle accident in DuPage County.
Motorcycle accident award $100,000.00 Won policy limits for a motorcycle driver client who was cited in the accident. The firm was able to prove via witnesses that the other driver was majority at-fault.
Pedestrian accident award $100,000.00 Successfully obtained policy limits for the estate of a pedestrian struck and killed in the middle of the cross walk. The defense highly contested this matter due to failure to walk on the cross walk.
Pedestrian accident award $100,000.00 Our client was a pedestrian who suffered shoulder injuries when struck by a turning vehicle on Chicago’s west side.
Personal injury award $100,000.00 Recovered policy limits for a client whose foot was run over in a retail parking lot.
Truck accident award $100,000.00 Our client was rear-ended by a pick-up truck and underwent cervical injections.
Truck accident award $100,000.00 This was a highly contested highway accident involving construction trucks. The at-fault party argued that the flagger was not present, but our firm was able to secure statements from the other witnesses which suggested the defendant was speeding when entering the construction zone.
Texting & driving Confidential award for a father of three killed by a teenager who was texting and driving.
Wrong-way driver Confidential award for a husband and father who was struck by a wrong-way driver on the Eisenhower Expressway. The client sustained dozens of fractures and underwent several surgeries, including grafts and knee replacements, and a long-term therapy plan at a rehabilitation clinic. The client was ultimately rendered permanently disabled.