CONFIDENTIAL - Settlement of an ophthalmological medical malpractice case in southern Illinois.
Potter v. Schenk - $5,900,000 million dollar verdict in Danville, Vermillion County, Illinois, for the wrongful death of a special needs women. The young lady passed away as a result of the negligent failure of a pathologist to diagnose histoplasmosis that resulted in a kidney transplant with complications.
CONFIDENTIAL - $5,400,000 million dollar settlement involving the failure of doctors at an east central Illinois hospital to diagnose and treat a brain abscess.
CONFIDENTIAL - $4,000,000 Settlement - Bill Tapella recently settled a downstate Illinois medical malpractice claim for four million dollars ($4,000,000)! Bill was assisted by Lindsay Rakers and Angel Wawrzynek, among others at the firm.
CONFIDENTIAL - $2,000,000 million dollar settlement of an accident involving a delivery truck with a pickup truck. As a result of the collision, our client suffered eye injuries that prevented him from returning to his job as a truck driver.
Howell v. Divan - $1,750,000.00 million dollar verdict in January of 2011 in Danville, Vermillion county Illinois. The case involved negligent podiatric care provided to the manager of a fast food restaurant.
CONFIDENTIAL - $1,750,000 million dollar settlement for a man who lost both legs in a baler that had been improperly modified and did not have proper design to shut off and protect the user.
CONFIDENTIAL - $1,245,000 million dollar settlement of claim by family for the failure by emergency room doctor to diagnose occluded carotid arteries and the stroke suffered by the patient as a result of that failure.
CONFIDENTIAL - $1,200,000 million dollar settlement for the family of an Illinois Department of Transportation worker killed by a pickup truck driver, who was using his cell phone in a work zone.
Harrold v. U.S. - $999,999.00 dollar Federal Tort Claim Act settlement for a man who sustained severe injuries in a head on collision in Vermilion County, Illinois caused by an on duty member of the United States Army.
Grammer v. U.S. - $975,000.00 dollar settlement for the family of a veteran who died due to the failure of doctors at the Marion, Williamson County, Illinois V.A. hospital to diagnose colon cancer.
CONFIDENTIAL - $650,000 dollar settlement of a podiatric malpractice case involving the negligent treatment of a neuroma in the foot of a female truck driver.
CONFIDENTIAL - $215,000 dollar settlement for an elderly woman injured at a golf course in St. Louis, Missouri.
CONFIDENTIAL - Policy Limits settlement of a denied life insurance claim on behalf of a central Illinois woman
CONFIDENTIAL - Settlement of a tractor trailer case against Best Transfer LLC. Our client was struck on I-57 in Jefferson County, Illinois and suffered a herniated disc in her neck. Early investigation into this tractor-trailer company led to this solid result.
CONFIDENTIAL - Policy limits settlement for a passenger involved in a car accident in Webster Groves, Missouri. Our client suffered multiple fractures in his dominant hand, requiring surgery.
CONFIDENTIAL - Settlement of a premises liability case involving a fall from a residential roof. Our client suffered a significant fracture to his foot which kept him from performing his job.
CONFIDENTIAL - Policy limits settlement for a woman whose husband was killed in a head-on motor vehicle accident.
CONFIDENTIAL - Settlement on the third day of trial for the amount of the original demand in a case involving the failure of an emergency room doctor to diagnose a pnuemothorax and the resulting death of his 19 year old patient.
CONFIDENTIAL - Significant recovery for elderly gentleman diagnosed with an adenocarcinoma in his lower jaw. The defendants failed to timely initiate radiation therapy following surgery to remove the cancer and when the treatment started, they administered the radiation to the wrong side of the gentleman's face. The delay in treatment resulted in death.
CONFIDENTIAL - Significant recovery for the loss of a kidney following pain management treatment.
Selsor v. U.S. - Significant recovery for the family of a veteran who died as a result of negligent medical care during the removal of his kidney at the V.A. hospital in Danville, Illinois.