Representative Verdicts

Eric E. Harris v. Frank Ismail & Greg’s Transportation, 12 L 1049 Verdict: Not Guilty Trial Dates: June 15-18, 2015 The plaintiff was northbound on Main Street (Route 31) and turning right to proceed eastbound on Algonquin Road (Route 62). The defendants’ driver was proceeding southbound on Main Street and turning left to go eastbound

Rhonda Goolsby v. Elar Auto Rebuilders, 2012 L 014258 Verdict: Not Guilty Trial Dates: May 4-9, 2015 The plaintiff, a postal carrier, claimed she slipped and fell on the defendant’s property after business hours. The plaintiff said that she screamed for help as she lay on the ground for 10 minutes before the manager and

Kayci Mueller v. Kyle Chamberlin, 71 D06-1303-CT-00052 (Superior Court, St. Joseph County) Verdict: $16,000.00 Trial Dates: March 30-April 2, 2015 In our latest fight in Indiana, we defended a motorist who rolled into the plaintiff’s car from a stop light at an intersection in South Bend. The impact did little property damage but the plaintiff

Higgins Bros. v. Associated Services, 2012 L 12341 Verdict: Not Guilty Trial Date: March 3-9, 2015 An extra-alarm fire occurred at the Higgins Brothers warehouse on the south side of Chicago just a few blocks west of U.S. Cellular Field, causing over $1 million dollars in damage. The day prior thereto, the Defendant performed welding

Exclusa v. Rosenzweig, 2012 L 001094 Verdict: Not Guilty Trial Date: January 20-26, 2015 Plaintiff, a male in his forties at the time of the accident, was performing his job duties as a City of Chicago Building Inspector when he went to the Defendant’s property to perform an inspection pursuant to demolition court proceedings. The

Sciammarella v. Peter Pan Restaurant (Carson’s Ribs), 11 L 12958 Verdict: $171,893.00 Trial Date: October 31-November 4, 2014 We represented Carson’s for Ribs in Chicago on behalf of its valet who knocked over the plaintiff while backing her car into Carson’s parking lot. The plaintiff stepped behind the car while trying to jaywalk across Wells

McWilliams & Gladney v. Roins Produce, 13 L 300172 Verdict: Not Guilty Trial Date: October 9, 2014 We successfully defended a produce company and their driver on a “swoop and squat” case. An unidentified vehicle stopped suddenly in front of the plaintiff’s car causing the plaintiff to collide with the unidentified vehicle. Our client, driving

Express Line Corporation v. Uniglobal Transport, et al., 10 L 8164 Verdict: Not Guilty Trial Date: March 28 – April 1, 2014 I defended a trucking company which had subcontracted a delivery to a driver who, while making the delivery, caused damage to a warehouse. The co-defendant driver backed her truck into the loading dock

Mitkal v. Tonk, 09 L 5271 Verdict: Not Guilty Trial Date: March 7-13, 2014 This case was tried in Illinois using Indiana law. An accident consisting of a series of collisions separated by two minutes and involving four vehicles on Interstate 65 during snowfall and slick roadway conditions caused severe injuries to Plaintiff. Plaintiff, an

Owens, et al v. Michaelangelo Foods, LLC, et al, 11 L 6869 Verdict: Not Guilty Trial Date: June 17-20, 2013 Defendant was driving a delivery truck and rear-ended the plaintiffs in their passenger car on North Avenue in Oak Park, Illinois. The collision was heavy, causing significant damage to the car which jumped the curb

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