Recent Settlements

Settlements & Verdicts

Auto Accident CaseOut of Court Settlement – In a recent car accident case, we were able to help the victim of a hit and run accident obtain compensation from her own auto insurance carrier. Due to the fact that the at-fault-driver fled the scene and was never to be found, we were successful in filing an uninsured motorist claim with her own insurance carrier, Shelter Insurance. The settlement covered the damages she incurred as a result of her herniated disk injuries.

Tractor-Trailer Accident Case – $2.2 Million Jury Verdict – After eight other lawyers passed on the opportunity to represent the victim of a devastating tractor-trailer accident, Attorney Brent Sumner moved forward with the case just one week before the Illinois statute of limitations expired. The victim, G.R., had been traveling down Interstate 70 when he slammed into a tractor-trailer that was stopped in the road. Due to the dense fog, he did not see the vehicle before the collision. Just seconds later, a third tractor-trailer rear-ended G.R.

$1 Million settlement on a trucking case. Client was injured in a tractor trailer or 18 wheeler accident. We sued the truck driver and the trucking company for the policy limits.

$182,500.00 Uninsured Motorist Settlement. Client was injured in a car accident by an uninsured driver. We filed a claim against his own insurance company for his uninsured motorist coverage.

$25,000 policy limits settlement – client was injured in a car accident and we filed a case against the drunk driver that hit my client. His insurance company settled for the policy limits which was all the money they had for this case.

$25,000 policy limits settlement – Client was rear ended by a negligent driver and we filed suit against the driver. The negligent driver was insured for $25,000.00 and the insurance company wrote my client a check for the entire policy. My client suffered head, neck and back injuries in the car crash.

$25,000 Policy Limits Settlement – Client's pickup truck was rear ended and client's head went through the rear window. Client suffered a head injury, back injury and hurt his neck in the car crash. We made a claim against the person that rear ended my client and the insurance company paid the policy limits of the negligent party. The policy limit is the maximum amount under the insurance policy.

Confidential Wrongful Death Settlement – Client ejected from the vehicle and killed in a motor vehicle crash that involved a truck. We brought a wrongful death case against the negligent driver for the car crash.

Confidential Premises Liability settlement – Client and his wife were injured when they were beaten up by bouncers at a night club. We sued the night club and the security company for the personal injuries sustained by my client.

*Past results afford no guarantee of future results and every case is different and must be judged on its own merits.

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