• Won a $704,595 verdict against a hospital for a client who had a hip fracture that went undiagnosed for a month following his presentation to the hospital’s emergency room after a dirt bike accident.

  • Awarded $3.5 million for the family of a woman who died due to complications following an endovascular procedure.

  • Negotiated over $10,000,000 in lifetime payments from a hospital and a doctor for a child who, at the age of 22 months, suffered from acute and undiagnosed kidney failure leading to multiple surgeries, hospitalizations and long-term risk of end stage kidney failure.

  • Won a $5,835,000 jury verdict in a medical malpractice case involving negligent post-operative care following a total knee replacement, which resulted in permanent nerve damage in her ankle.

  • Recovered $4,500,000 from a hospital for the failure to diagnose and treat a continuing surgical infection which caused the client to suffer from septic shock, multi-organ failure, nine years of illness and, ultimately, death.

  • Negotiated a $4,400,000 settlement with one of Chicago’s prominent hospitals for a child who suffered a brain injury resulting from negligent post-operative care.

  • Settled a medical malpractice case for $3,800,000 with a surgeon and a hospital for a 76 year old woman that developed several enterocutaneous fistulas, and other complications, from several cuts to the bowel during an abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.

  • Settled a medical malpractice case with a hospital for $2,500,000 for a man that suffered neurologic injuries after doctors mismanaged excessive bleeding from three fingers that were surgically reattached, which ultimately had to be amputated.

  • Negotiated a $2,200,000 settlement with a hospital for failing to properly treat a woman’s infection prior to performing surgery to remove kidney stones, which led to sepsis and emotional trauma.

  • Recovered $2,100,000 from a hospital and a doctor for the mother and sister of a 22 year old man who died while in the hospital’s intensive care unit because they failed to make sure he was receiving enough oxygen.

  • Recovered $2,000,000 from a hospital for a man after its doctors failed to diagnose and treat squamous cell carcinoma in the man’s neck for almost two years, allowing it to progress to an advanced stage.

  • Settled a medical malpractice case for $1,950,000 with a prominent Mohs surgeon for failing to diagnose and treat a recurrence of squamous cell carcinoma on man’s forehead.

  • Negotiated settlement of $1,500,000 with a doctor and hospital for a woman who suffered a spinal accessory nerve injury resulting in the loss of range of motion and function of right shoulder and arm, after undergoing a lymph node biopsy.

  • Won an $814,444 jury verdict from a cardiac surgery practice because of the failure to timely diagnose and treat a surgical infection causing the client to lose his sternum.

Proven Results

Settled a medical malpractice case for $1,950,000 with a prominent Mohs surgeon for failing to diagnose and treat a recurrence of squamous cell carcinoma on a man's forehead.

Negotiated a $195,000 settlement with the driver of a car that sped through an intersection and crashed into the rear end of an unmarked Chicago Police car, causing back ...

Received $1,950,000 from a urologist and his practice for their failure to diagnose and treat recurrent bladder cancer for a period of almost 2 years causing the cancer to spread ...

Recovered over $5,600,000 through arbitration in a complicated real estate/fraud matter in which the client was a co-investor in a condominium conversion project who was ...

Negotiated a $185,000 settlement with a corporation that loaded its own products into a truck driver’s trailer without properly securing the products, causing the load to fall ...

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