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.
Pedestrian accident award $1,500,000.00 A teenager was struck by a vehicle in Illinois. Most of the facts and terms of this settlement are confidential. Our client was noted as the at-fault party in this occurrence. However, we secured multiple experts in order to obtain this settlement via multiple mediations.
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 The policy amount was obtained after our client was struck and killed while unloading a truck for his employer.
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.
Porch Collapse accident award $889,000.00 Our clients were injured in a porch collapse incident in Chicago, Illinois.
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.
Rideshare award $689,112.00 Our client was struck by a ride share driver while crossing the street in Andersonville. She ultimately had to undergo knee surgery as a result of the impact.
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 $453,000.00 This accident happened on the Edens Expressway 94 in Skokie, Illinois.
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.
Car accident award $420,000.00 This accident happened on the Illinois Expressway in Leyden Township. Our client had to undergo surgical intervention after a vehicle merged into his lane and was unable to avoid the impact.
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.
Truck accident award $300,000.00 Although the truck never came in contact with our client’s vehicle in Lyons, Illinois, we were able to provide that but for it’s wide turn, our client would have never collided with the pole.
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.
Car accident award $260,000.00 We secured the policy limits and medical payment coverage for our client whose vehicle was struck by a married couple driving a minivan in a rural area of Illinois. Our expert was able to re-construct the accident and proved the husband and wife, who were killed at the scene, were at-fault for the occurrence.
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.
Workers Compensation award $229,755.52 This result was obtained for a client after a metal bar fell on his foot while working in Schaumburg, Illinois.
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.
Dog bite accident award $199,750.00 A minor child was bit by a dog while visiting. The insurance company initially indicated that the minor provoked the dog. Our firm’s knowledge of the Illinois strict statute led the insurance company to settle.
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.
Car accident award $190,000.00 Husband and wife were traveling in Hoffman Estates when they were rear-ended by a vehicle. The husband and wife both had pre-existing injuries, but we were able to prove that they suffered new injuries, and pre-existing injuries were re-aggravated as a result of the collision.
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 $150,000.00 Our client was involved in a six-vehicle pile-up in Des Plaines, IL. He sustained soft tissue injuries from this occurrence.
Car accident award $147,567.09 This accident happened on I-83. We were able to secure the entire policy from the defendant driver and secure a waiver of workers compensation lien.
Car accident award $146,000.00 A driver was driving over 100 mph when he struck our client in Downers Grove. The at-fault driver passed away at the scene. Our client underwent physical therapy because of his injuries.
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.
Car accident award $142,733.00 A vehicle in Naperville lost control and struck our husband and wife clients. Both suffered concussions.
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.
Personal Injury accident award $137,500.00 A grandmother dared her grandson to jump off a swing at her home. He suffered a fractured ankle as a result of the occurrence.
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.
Car accident award $130,000.00 Our client was involved in an accident in Skokie, Illinois, and sustained neck injuries and underwent injections.
Car accident award $129,934.00 Our client sustained a fractured elbow while he was a passenger in a vehicle that was struck in Carpentersville, Illinois.
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.