Recent Cases

$2,500,000.00 recovered against a hotel corporation for the wrongful death of a 19 year old male.


$1,500,000.00 recovered in a product's liability lawsuit against the
manufacturer and distributor of a climbing tree stand used to hunt deer. Plaintiff proved that the tree stand was defective because the design of the product failed to include a safety pin that would prevent the tree stand from being dislodged from the tree while the hunter was hunt elevated in a tree. As a result of the defective product, a 29 year old female suffered a below the knee amputation when the stand she was using became dislodged and she fell to the ground causing her injuries.
This is the highest recorded product liability settlement in Ogle county history.


$870,000.00 for two women injured in an automobile crash.


$625,000.00 for the wrongful death of a 46 year old woman as the result of a conspiracy by a business to enable an unqualified driver to acquire a car, who subsequently caused a crash resulting in the death of the woman.


$520,000.00 for a jogger who was struck by a vehicle that was being
operated by a drunk driver. The jogger suffered a sever fracture and dislocation
of his ankle.


$450,000.00 for the wrongful death of a 68 year old female who was run over by a truck in a parking lot. The deceased heirs were her husband (who passed away one month after the crash from a long illness) and an adult son of 43 years of age.


$400,000.00 for a man suffering a head injury at the YMCA.


$270,000.00 for the family of a victim killed in a tavern.


$210,000.00 against the Rockford Housing Authority for failing to
adequately repair a tenant's closet door that eventually fell an the tenant
causing her to fracture her pelvis.


$150,000.00 for a woman who developed fibromyalgia from an
automobile accident.


$150,000.00 for a woman injured in a grocery store when she fell over a ramp in the stock room that was concealed by inventory boxes.

$140,000.00 for a woman injured by a dog.