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Notable Cases and Results

Confidential Case Name (Winnebago County, IL, 2004); recovery in the amount of $7,000,000.00 represents then highest amount paid in voluntary settlement of medical malpractice action in Winnebago County.

Kimball v. Eichman, $850,00.00 gross jury verdict for gynecological surgery errors. Represents then highest verdict for a pain and suffering in a personal injury trial in Winnebago County.

Carlson v. Raju, $ 1,200.000.00 jury verdict for medical malpractice in a cardiology case. Verdice represents the first case in Winnebago County history in which a jury awarded a million dollars or more to a plaintiff. It also represents the then highest award ever entered by a jury for wrongful death damages in Winnebago County history.

Confidential Case Name (Winnebago County, IL, 2000); recovery in the amount of $3,500,000.00 represented then highest amount recovered by either settlement or verdict for wrongful death in Winnebago County, IL.

Confidential Case Name ( Winnebago County , 2001); recovery of $2,500,000.00 represents largest amount recovered by settlement or verdict to a survivor of medical malpractice for cardiac injury.

Confidential Case Name (U.S.D.C., N. Dist., IL, 2003) and (Winnebago County, IL, 2003); recovery of $1,600,000.00 for combined liability of state and federal court defendants for medical malpractice resulting in vision loss represents a record high recovery in courts of Northern Illinois for such an injury.

Confidential Case Name, ( Winnebago County , 2003) $1,000,000.00 for failure to diagnose breast cancer.

Confidential Case Name, (Winnebago County, 2010) $750,000.00 for failure to diagnose meningitis of newborn infant.

Confidential Case Name ( Winnebago County , 2006), $800,000 drug overdose of patient who underwent elective surgery. The case required exhumation of corpse for forensic examination.

Confidential Case Name (Winnebago County, 1999), $600,000 recovery against doctor and clinic who failed over a two year period to diagnose ovarian cancer in a 59 year old woman.

Grawey vs. Rockford Memorial Hospital , $500,000.00 for suicide attempt in the emergency room.

Confidential Case Name, ( Winnebago County , 2004), $400,000 recovery for inadvertent injury to kidney's blood supply during removal of a tumor on the kidney.

Confidential Case Name, ( Winnebago County , 2003), $400,000 recovery for 6 month delay in making lung cancer diagnosis.

Confidential Case Name, ( Winnebago County , 2004), $250,000 recovery against nursing home. It failed, over a period of six months, to prevent a decubitus ulcer in a 90 year old resident.

Anderson vs. Bob Evans, Inc ., $350,000 recovery against owner of commercial truck for multiple trauma arising out of intersectional motor vehicle collision.