Case Summaries

Case Summaries

Chicago Catastrophic Injury Attorneys


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Mitchell, Hoffman & Wolf has represented clients from every walk of life. All of our clients are important to us and are treated with dignity and respect during their time of great need. It is our goal to obtain just compensation for all of our clients, giving them the financial security they need to care for themselves 4 and their family's future needs.

Auto Accident Recoveries

$7.85 million
Settlement in favor of a 17 year old girl and her family after she was struck by a school bus while crossing the street.$7,850,000.00

$5.25 million
Wrongful Death Action for 5.2 million on behalf of two children whose mom died as  a passenger in a van that rolled over.$5,200,000.00

$2.9 million
On behalf of a motorcycle rider who was cut off in traffic by a Chicago Police car.$2,900,000.00

$2.4 million
Settlement on behalf of a child passenger who suffered injuries after the car she was traveling in was struck by a semi tractor trailer while the car was stopped waiting to make a left turn.$2,400,000.00

$2 million
Wrongful death action for $2 million on behalf of a family who lost their mother when she was hit by a CTA bus at a crosswalk under repair.$2,000,000.00

$975,000
Against Chicago Transit Authority when a bus driver failed to make a controlled complete stop, throwing a 72-year-old passenger against the fare box, causing internal injuries that eventually led to his death.$975,000.00

Confidential
Settlement against First Student Bus Company when a eight-year-old female passenger was sexually assaulted by two older students.  Another student informed the bus driver that an assault was taking place but the bus driver took no action.$0.00



Medical Negligence Recoveries

$9.95 million
On behalf of family who lost their mother following childbirth when complications were ignored.$9,950,000.00

$6.25 million
When the obstetricians failure to properly monitor the mother and recognize signs of distress, allowed the infant to suffer brain damage due to a lack of oxygen and resulting in cerebral palsy.$6,250,000.00

$2.8 million
Settlement for child who suffered injury at birth as a result of physician error.$2,800,000.00

$1.97 million
Settlement for failure to diagnose cancer.$1,970,000.00

$1.5 million
Medical Malpractice settlement case involving the Wrongful Death of a woman who experienced complications following abdominal surgery. The proceeds of the settlement will benefit the three adult daughters of the deceased.$1,500,000.00

$600,000
Settlement where an improper discharge from hospital lead to death of 78 year old.$600,000.00



Obstetrical Negligence Recoveries

$9.95 million
On behalf of family who lost their mother following childbirth when complications were ignored.$9,950,000.00

$6.25 million
When the obstetricians failure to properly monitor the mother and recognize signs of distress, allowed the infant to suffer brain damage due to a lack of oxygen and resulting in cerebral palsy.$6,250,000.00

$875,000
Settlement in the wrongful death of a newborn.$875,000.00



Police Misconduct Recoveries

$2.7 million
Settlement against city of Evanston for use of excessive force by police in making arrest.$2,700,000.00

Confidential
Group settlement for strip search of citizens by police officer.$0.00



Pedestrian Accident Recoveries

$7.85 million
Settlement in favor of a 17 year old girl and her family after she was struck by a school bus while crossing the street.$7,850,000.00



Work Injury Recoveries

$6.25 Million
Settlement for the death of highway construction worker hit by semi-tractor trailer.$6,250,000.00

$2.75 million
Settlement for the wrongful death of a 25-year-old construction worker following the collapse of a crane on a job site.$2,750,000.00

$2.7 million
On behalf of a female construction worker who slipped on an elevator door and required three knee surgeries.$2,700,000.00



 

Judgments and Settlements

$9.995 million
Wrongful Death of Mother following childbirth$9,995,000.00

$7.85 million
Death of pedestrian hit by school bus$7,850,000.00

$6.25 million
Cerebral palsy caused by doctor error$6,250,000.00

$6.25 million
Settlement for the death of highway construction worker hit by semi-tractor trailer.$6,250,000.00

$5.4 million
Settlement for death in boating accident$5,400,000.00

$5.25 million
Van rollover kills mother of two$5,250,000.00

$5 million
Death of construction worker at job site$5,000,000.00

$4 million
Failure to diagnose infection leads to brain damage$4,000,000.00

$3.25 million
Death of motorist aiding another motorist in tollway crash$3,250,000.00

$2.9 million
Motorcyclist injured on Lake Shore Drive$2,900,000.00

$2.8 million
Physician error causes injury to child$2,800,000.00

$2.7 million
Construction worker injured as result of defective construction hoist$2,700,000.00

$2.7 million
Death of worker on construction site$2,700,000.00

$2.7 million
Excessive use of force by police leads to quadriplegia and death of inmate$2,700,000.00

$2.5 million
High speed rear end collision severely injures child$2,500,000.00

$2 million
Wrongful death of woman who was hit by a CTA bus after falling in a crosswalk$2,000,000.00

$1.97 million
Failure to diagnose cancer leads to death$1,970,000.00

$1.9 million
Sexual assault by Archdiocese of Chicago Priest Daniel McCormack$1,900,000.00

$1.5 million
Anesthesiologist negligence leads to stroke$1,500,000.00

$1.5 million
Failure to treat complications timely following abdominal surgery leads to death. $1,500,000.00

$1.35 million
Car accident causes head injury$1,350,000.00

$1.3 million
Auto accident$1,300,000.00

$1.2 million
Hospital error leads to amputation of child's thumb$1,200,000.00

$1.05 million
Death of 44 year old woman after hysterectomy$1,050,000.00

$1 million
Failure to diagnose breast cancer results in decreased chance of survival$1,000,000.00

$1 million
Landlord's negligence leads to death from carbon monoxide poisoning$1,000,000.00

$875,000
Settlement in the wrongful death of a newborn.$875,000.00

$600,000
Settlement where an improper discharge from hospital lead to death of 78 year old.$600,000.00

$500,000
Policy limits obtained for man in car accident who sustained a fractured vertebrae requiring surgery$500,000.00

$500,000
Woman falls down stairs when handrail gives way, suffering multiple fractures in her wrist and neck$500,000.00

$335,000
Woman rear ended at red light, force of accident aggravated pre-existing condition in low back resulting in surgery$335,000.00

$250,000
Woman injured on motorcycle suffered hand injury, requiring surgery, policy limits paid$250,000.00

Confidential Settlement
Minor drowns in Decatur pool$0.00