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Verdicts & Settlements

$6.2 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement

One Of The Largest Known Settlements In Winnebago County

Slip and Fall Accidents Traumatic Brain Injury

This case involved a 58 year old man that underwent brain surgery for a benign cyst. Despite the availability of advanced neurosurgery navigation technology which would have allowed the surgeon to accurately visualize the brain and his surgical instruments, the doctor performed this delicate brain surgery without the aid of such equipment. [ Read more ]

$3 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement

Failure To Follow Up On Presence Of Ovarian Cyst

After experiencing unusual pain in her pelvis, our client consulted with her doctor who suggested that she undergo an ultrasound examination. [ Read more ]

$3 Million Workers' Compensation Settlement

Iron Worker Who Fell Off Ladder Suffered Multiple Bone Breaks

Claims were filed on behalf of an injured Union ironworker who was installing second floor windows on a 40 foot ladder. While working on the job, the ladder slid out from underneath him and he fell onto a skid of cinder blocks and then bounced off onto the ground. [ Read more ]

$2.8 Million Personal Injury Settlement

Misdiagnosis Of Congestive Heart Failure Leading To Death

Complaining of chest tightness, shortness of breath and excessive coughing, our client consulted with a doctor who incorrectly diagnosed his condition as pneumonia despite the strong possibility that the man had already suffered or was about to suffer a heart attack. [ Read more ]

$2.5 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement

Failure To Diagnose Lung Cancer Leading To Death

Over a period of years, a 73 woman had been experiencing TIAs, also known as "mini-strokes" which would leave her with temporary paralysis. Eventually she suffered a more serious type of stroke that left her with permanent paralysis to one side of her body. [ Read more ]

$1.6 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement

Medical Malpractice Resulting In Loss Of Leg Muscles

This case involved a young man who lost the permanent use of his leg due to compartment syndrome. This syndrome is a life-threatening condition where there is insufficient blood being sent to the muscles and nerves to supply the proper oxygen and nutrients needed. [ Read more ]

$1.5 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement

Failure To Treat Sores Which Required A Leg Amputation

A lawsuit was filed on behalf of a client who developed ulcers on her leg while recuperating in bed after a spinal surgery. [ Read more ]

$900,000 Medical Malpractice Settlement

Failure To Diagnose Pneumonia Leading To Death

This case involved a 63 year old woman who had been treating with the same doctor for years and had been complaining of shortness of breath. Again and again, the doctor told her that it was nothing and suggested that she purchase an over-the-counter cough medicine despite what had progressed into a severe dry cough and an inability to sleep. [ Read more ]

$875,000 Personal Injury Settlement

Negligent Response To Dislodged Tracheostomy Tube Resulting In Death

After suffering a debilitating stroke, doctors needed to perform a tracheostomy on our male client to assist him with his breathing. The surgical procedure involved creating an opening through his neck into the trachea (windpipe) and inserting a tracheostomy tube through the opening. [ Read more ]

$600,000 Work Comp Wrongful Death Settlement

Work-Related Auto Accident Resulting In Death

While working on the job and driving a county truck in Mississippi, this 41 year old married father of two was broadsided by a gravel truck. The force of this serious accident resulted in his wrongful death. [ Read more ]

$590,000 Nursing Home Neglect Settlement

Nursing Home Neglect That Led To Death

As a result of carotid artery and quadruple cardiac by-pass surgeries, this woman required a tracheostomy to assist with her breathing. [ Read more ]

$500,000 Medical Malpractice Settlement

Multiple Surgeries To Correct A Fractured Pelvis And Leg

While driving her car in Chicago, our client was involved in a serious head-on collision with an off-duty Chicago police officer who crossed the center line median into oncoming traffic and was later charged with DUI. [ Read more ]

$475,000 Sexual Abuse Settlement

Sexual Molestation By An Archdiocese Priest

So much trust is placed in those people that help guide us through life. Whether they are coaches, teachers or clergy, we often blindly assume that these people are always looking out for our best interests. [ Read more ]

$350,000 Sexual Abuse Settlement

Minor Who Was Sexually Assaulted In A Hospital

While being treated in a medical facility that allegedly was locked and secure, a young girl was sexually assaulted by an older male patient. [ Read more ]

$300,000 Car Accident Settlement

Leg Injuries To A Woman Sustained In An Auto Accident

While her car was properly parked on the side of the road in a Chicago suburb, our client stood in front of her car trying to jump the battery while her three children sat inside. [ Read more ]

$290,000 Workers' Compensation Settlement

Work Injury Sustained While Digging A Hole

While working for the public works department of a Chicago suburb, our client injured his back while digging to repair a water main break. [ Read more ]

$275,000 Nursing Home Abuse Settlement

Nursing Home Neglect Involving Bedsores Leading To Death

On behalf of his four children, a lawsuit was filed alleging that their father's death was due in part to substandard care at his nursing facility and a pattern of neglect. [ Read more ]

$260,000 Workers' Compensation Settlement

Iron Worker Loses Grip Strength in Hand

Our client, a Union ironworker, injured his hand on a piece of rebar while on the job. [ Read more ]

$235,000 Trip and Fall Settlement

Accident While Entering Store Results in Surgery

While walking towards the entrance of a store, our client tripped and fell over an advertising sign left by the store owner on the sidewalk. [ Read more ]

$228,000 Workers' Compensation Settlement

Carpenter Injured By Electricity While On The Job

In this case, our client was on the job and installing siding for a construction project. While working on the building, he inadvertently struck some electrical lines and as a result was seriously injured. [ Read more ]

$225,000 Workers' Compensation Settlement

Work Related Injury To Shoulder, Arm And Neck

This claim was filed at the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission on behalf of our client who was injured while on the job. [ Read more ]

$225,000 Product Liability Settlement

Products Liability Case Involving Defective Shoes

Our client, who was herself a nurse, was simply taking a walk when the sole of her orthopedic shoe detached and fell off. She then tripped and fell to the ground resulting in very severe injuries including shoulder adhesive capsulitis, a biceps-labral tear and a rotator cuff tendon tear. [ Read more ]

$225,000 Car Accident Settlement

Family Of Four Rear-Ended In An Auto Accident

In this case, our offices represented a family of four who suffered various injuries including a labral tear and the necessity of a diskectomy after being involved in a low-impact rear end collision. [ Read more ]

$200,000 Medical Malpractice Settlement

Undiagnosed Lung Cancer Medical Malpractice

Failure to diagnose medical malpractice cases involve medical professionals, such as doctors in this case, who fail to heed warning signs and symptoms that should have alerted them to the presence of a serious medical condition or illness. [ Read more ]

$179,000 Workers' Compensation Settlement

Slipped On A Wet Curb Resulting In Injury To Back And Neck

While on the job, this client was performing his job duties when he slipped on a curb that was covered in wet leaves. [ Read more ]

$170,000 Workers' Compensation Settlement

Worker Injured When Fell Off Of Truck

In this case, our client was working towards the back of a truck when the truck driver began to pull away. [ Read more ]

$175,000 Motor Vehicle Settlement

Motor Vehicle Accident Resulting In Multiple Fractures

Our client was a passenger in an automobile that was involved in a serious car collision. She was taken to the emergency room and diagnosed as having multiple traumas including fractures to ribs and clavicle, a concussion and lung contusions. [ Read more ]

$155,000 Car Accident Settlement

Multiple Surgeries To Correct Arm Fractures

This case involved a husband and wife who were involved in an auto accident in which the other party did not stop for a stop sign. [ Read more ]

$155,000 Workers' Compensation Settlement

Workers' Comp Injury To Lower Back

While performing his duties on the job, this client suffered an injury to his lower back. [ Read more ]

$140,000 Workers' Compensation Settlement

Lower Back Injury While On The Job

While carrying a heavy item up the stairs as part of his job duties, this worker suffered an injury to his lower back requiring extensive treatment. [ Read more ]

$125,000 Nursing Home Neglect Settlement

Man Who Fell And Broke His Hip While In A Nursing Home

While in a nursing home, a man fell and suffered a broken hip due to the negligence and neglect of the nursing home staff. The man later died as a result of various conditions. [ Read more ]

$120,000 Auto Accident Settlement

Rear-End Collision Resulting In Serious Back Injuries

After her car was struck from behind in an automobile collision, this client was taken to the hospital. [ Read more ]

$104,000 Workers' Compensation Settlement

Injury While Lifting A Heavy Package On The Job

While lifting a heavy package during the course of employment, this man injured both his shoulder and ACL. [ Read more ]

$100,000 Auto Accident Settlement

Man In Auto Accident Who Suffered Multiple Broken Bones

While driving his car in a suburb of Chicago, our client was involved in a serious accident when another driver cut across a major street without stopping for a light. [ Read more ]


Disclaimer* Listed above is a sampling of verdicts and settlements that have been recovered in conjunction with affiliated law firms for which Mitchell S. Sexner & Associates LLC has shared legal responsibility. These verdicts and settlements are presented for illustrative purposes only and represent only a small portion of the many millions of dollars awarded to our deserving injured clients and their families. But as no two cases are alike, these results should not be construed as a guarantee or prediction that we will obtain these or similar results on any other case.

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