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Verdicts & Settlements – Car & Truck Accidents

The are some of the verdicts and settlements obtained that the attorneys of Pfaff, Gill & Ports, Ltd. have obtained on behalf of clients in car and truck accident cases:

Estate of J.L.G., deceased v. Dennis Oltesvig and A Wisconsin Trucking Company
$9,362,850.56 verdict for man who was contacted by another truck while standing on the underride bar of his trailer, tarping a load. The contact caused massive hemorrhages in both thighs from transaction of all vessels in the legs. Decedent had 85 minutes of conscious pain and suffering, and he died the next day.

G.P. v. Carmichael Trucking, et al.
$1.165 Million dollar car accident settlement for a 72 year-old driver of the 3rd car in a 4 car collision who suffered a vertebral fracture requiring 3 surgeries, 5 months in a halo brace with rehabilitation, resulting in bilateral peripheral double vision, loss of range of motion in his shoulders and numbness in hands.

D.D. v. Schneider National Carriers. Inc.
Truck accident settlement of $1,012,000 for the surviving children of a 74 year-old woman run over and killed by a large tractor trailer exiting a Sears loading ramp in Park Forest, Illinois.

T.H. & L.J. v. Colonial Coach Lines
$750,000 settlement for the passenger and driver of a Pace bus that was rear-ended by another bus. The driver suffered an injury to his lumbar spine and underwent L4-L5 laminectomy. The passenger suffered a C5-C6 herniation and underwent a fusion as those levels. The driver’s case settled after trial assignment and the passenger’s case settled three days prior to trial.

A.P. v. Farjon and SJB Saturn, LLC d/b/a Saturn of Glenview
$147,997.44 jury verdict in Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois to a 29-year-old man who suffered multiple injuries in a motor vehicle collision on the Edens Expressway near the Wilson Avenue exit.