The following cases represent some high-profile cases the firm is presently prosecuting.
High School Liability for Student Injured (2019)
In September of 2019, plaintiff, a high school student, suffered from a significantly fractured ankle that required surgery during gym class. The students were allowed to create an obstacle course using dangerous gymnastics equipment that was being used for the wrong purpose. A different student had been injured the week before.
Personal Injury – Pedestrian Hit by Vehicle While in Crosswalk (2019)
In August of 2019, plaintiff, a 78-year-old male, was hit by a vehicle while crossing the street in a crosswalk. The plaintiff suffered a concussion, pain, headaches and dizziness from his head trauma.
Motor Vehicle Accident (2019)
Plaintiff, an NFL executive, was sitting at a traffic light when he was suddenly rear ended by a minivan. Plaintiff suffered serious injury to his lower back and right leg.
Personal Injury- Pedestrian Injured by Falling Scaffolding on Michigan Avenue—May 8, 2018
Plaintiff was crossing Michigan Ave. when cables attached to a window washer’s scaffold at 150 N. Michigan Ave, snapped, resulting in hundreds of pounds of equipment crashing down onto the sidewalk and street causing Michigan Ave to be shut down. Plaintiff was hit by the falling debris and transported via ambulance to Northwestern Hospital. This accident was reported on all the major news networks and in the local newspapers.
Medical Malpractice (Complaint filed October, 2017)
While performing unnecessary foot surgery on the plaintiff after a sports injury, Defendant podiatrist negligently severed the nerve causing permanent injuries including excruciating ongoing and disabling pain to the Plaintiff.
Medical Malpractice (Complaint filed June 2016)
After an ultrasound at 37 weeks of pregnancy, Defendants diagnosed Plaintiff with polyhydramnios and determined that they were going to induce her at 39 weeks. However, at Plaintiff’s next visit at 38 weeks and 3 days, Defendants told her they do not like to induce over the weekend and delayed inducing labor until the following Sunday. When Plaintiff arrived at the hospital on Sunday to be induced, Defendants could not find the baby’s heartbeat. The baby was delivered stillborn 2 days later.
Medical Malpractice (Complaint filed May 2016)
Defendants performed unnecessary spinal surgery than the pathology and preoperative evaluation of the Plaintiff required. During the performance of the unnecessary operation, Defendants tore Plaintiff’s dura. The dural tear and spinal instability resulted in numerous revision procedures as well as a spinal fluid leak, which has debilitated and disfigured Plaintiff.