Recent Settlements and Verdicts

Serving Waukegan, Libertyville, Lake County, Gurnee & nearby areas of Illinois

$250,000.00 recovered from title company on behalf of general contractor. Property owner was allowed by lender to take cash out from construction loan without paying off multiple liens for labor and materials.

$200,000.00 Arbitration award against general contractor and several subcontractors for poorly constructed roof and frame.

$225,000.00 obtained in settlement for one of four heirs to a decedent’s estate. Our client’s siblings attempted to deny him any inheritance even though he was the parent’s primary care giver during the last years of her life.

$150,000.00 settlement for wrongful death of disabled infant. Nursing home failed to have sufficient number of properly trained staff on duty. Award reduced due to short life expectancy of child.

Tax deed vacated due to failure to provide proper notice. Client recovered title to condominium worth $250,000.00

$145,000.00 Award against insurer for fire damage to residential property. No settlement offer made before trial.

$135,000.00 Combined settlement of worker’s compensation claim and personal injury case. 64 year old delivery driver hit by a truck while parked. Multiple injuries to head, shoulder and back. No surgery.

$125,000.00 summary judgment on behalf of a shareholder who was wrongfully disassociated from a company he helped found.

$85,000.00 judgment in favor of property owners and against a county indemnity fund. Our clients lost their home of 40 years due to non-payment of real estate taxes despite being notified of court proceedings which affected their title

$115,000.00 settlement with title company which paid out construction escrow funds without verifying that work had been completed by the contractor and without obtaining written permission from the home owner.