Unlawful repossession: $50,000 settlement against automobile manufacturer and finance company for unlawful repossession of automobile. The car was repossessed from pregnant woman, at night, under threat of arrest.
Willful and vexatious conduct by School District: $80,000 settlement for high school football player who suffered a second concussion after his coach ignored IHSA concussion protocol.
Dog bite: $30,000 settlement on behalf of woman bitten by a dog on sidewalk in front of owner’s home.
Nursing Care Act: $75,000 settlement against nursing home after an elderly woman fell out of her wheelchair because orderly failed to use lap-belt.
Premise liability: $50,000 settlement against Walgreens where client tripped over pothole in handicapped parking space.
Privacy violation: $55,000 settlement for client whose ex-boyfriend violated her privacy by posting naked pictures of her on internet.
Uninsured motorist: $45,000 settlement for client that was struck by uninsured motorist while riding a motorcycle.