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Vrdolyak Law Group, LLC
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CURRENT CASES
 
61-year-old ironworker injured back and shoulder lifting; no surgery; after trial commission awarded permanent total disability to receive workers compensation benefits for the rest of his life.     49-year-old hospital aid injured shoulder carrying surgical equipment; surgery denied by employer; after trial commission ordered respondent to authorize and pay for necessary surgery for the shoulder and pay all workers compensation benefits while petitioner off work.     50-year-old police officer injured knee tripping over parking lot abutment; employer denied claim refused to pay for surgery or workers comp benefits; after trial commission ordered employer to pay for necessary surgery and pay all workers compensation benefits.     If you or a loved one have been injured through the negligence of another, call Vrdolyak Law Group, LLC. today to get the money and results you deserve. Call (773) 731-3313.          

Record of Personal Injury Successes

  • $9 Million settlement for employment discrimination and sexual harassment claims against major corporation.
  • $4.85 million for a 51-year-old woman with a brain injury due to medical malpractice surgery.
  • $3.95 Million for a woman requiring leg amputation due to a hospital's failure to diagnose a vascular injury.
  • $3 Million for families in connection with repeated negligence which resulted in stroke and possibly multiple deaths at a medical facility.
  • $2.62 Million Jury Verdict for a 55-year-old Chicago Police Officer whose car was struck by a CTA bus while she was off-duty. Despite being off of work for a year prior to the motor vehicle collision due to an on-duty injury, the Plaintiff was awarded significant past and future lost wages. Defendant, CTA, offered $900,000.00 on the first date of the trial.
  • $2.62 Million Jury Verdict after a defendant's insurance company offered $125,000 for a woman that sustained a facial scar in an automobile accident.
  • $2.5 Million Jury Verdict after a defendant's insurance company offered $500,000 for the family of an 18-month-old child who was struck and killed by a delivery van.
  • $2.4 Million for a female train passenger, who suffered multiple back injuries when the train collided with an automobile.
  • $2.25 Million for the family of a 16-year-old girl who died as a result of an automobile accident.
  • $1.8 Million for a 17-year-old woman who was shot outside of a restaurant.
  • $1.65 Million settlement for a 78-year-old woman pedestrian struck in a crosswallk by a van making a left turn.
  • $1.5 Million for a Chicago Police Office that returned to full duty after sustaining a back injury requiring surgery as a result of an auto accident.
  • $1.5 Million to parents for the death of an infant from medical malpractice from overdose of medication.
  • $1.3 Million for the family of a woman who died from a physician's failure to diagnose lung cancer.
  • $1.1 Million for a 52-year-old who suffered a ruptured kidney, fractured ankle, and emotional distress as a result of an automobile accident.
  • $1.0 Million for the daughter of a retired woman who died as a result of an automobile accident.
  • $1.0 Million for a woman who fell off of a faulty porch and was paralyzed, obtained full policy limit of defendant.
  • $1.0 Million settlement for 59-year-old man struck in a crosswalk while crossing the street by a truck as the light turned green.
  • $900,000 for the family of an 80-year-old woman that was being transported in an ambulance due to difficulty breathing, when it was struck by another vehicle causing the woman's death three days later.
  • $725,000 for a 36-year-old man who was dropping off metal pieces at a business and an employee ran a fork lift into his vehicle.
  • $700,000 settlement for postal worker standing behind her parked vehicle when it was struck by an impaired driver, including $600,000 from muncipality for claimed negligent snow plowing.
  • $650,000 wrongful-death settlement in Federal Court where defendant hit a semi-truck. Black box showed defendant was speeding at the time of the accident.
  • $600,000 from nursing home for the family of an 82-year-old man beaten to death on its premise.
  • $600,000 for a 51-year-old man who was stopped at a red light when he was struck from behind resulting in an estimated $39,732 of damage to his vehicle. Plaintiff aggravated their neck and knee injuries originally sustained and operated on as a result of a prior motor vehicle accident. Aggravations from this accident resulted in additional surgeries.
  • $520,000 for a 58-year-old custodian with under $20,000 in medical bills from a herniated disk as a result of an automobile accident.
  • $505,000 for a 75-year-old woman bit by a spider at an Off-Track betting parlor. Jury Trial. (Largest recovery in Illinois for an insect bite.)
  • $505,000 settlement at trial for police officer who slipped and fell on ice.
  • $470,000 settlement for woman struck on the head by a bottle dropped from an above window, paid by the school that owned and operated the dormitory building.
  • $420,000 for a man that fractured his hip and elbow when he slipped and fell on ice.
  • $400,000 for a 4-month-old baby that died in a house fire.
  • $400,000 from a physician who failed to recognize signs of possible brain hemorrhage for the family of a 78-year-old woman who died from alleged negligence.
  • $393,000 for industrial painter who herniated lumbar discs while exiting a scissors lift at work.
  • $360,000 for a woman who aggravated her longstanding Complex Regional Pain Syndrome after falling at a supermarket.
  • $298,712 for a man who involved in an automobile accident resulting in an aggravation of a pre-existing wrist injury.
  • $275,000 for a minor with a burned foot and lower leg injury while playing with other minors.
  • $270,000 for a man involved in an automobile accident resulting in an aggravation of a pre-existing neck condition.
  • $242,481 for a 73-year-old man that tore his rotator cuff when he slipped and fell in a department store. Jury Trial.
  • $210,000 for a 27-year-old woman that suffered a fractured ankle when she slipped on ice while walking her dog.
  • $186,000 verdict for a Chicago Police Officer hit by a car while on duty after sustaining a knee/shoulder injury requiring arthroscopy. Insurance company refused to tender $20,000 policy.
  • $185,824.53 Jury Verdict in the Circuit Court of Cook County for a woman who tripped and fell on a sidewalk in the city of Chicago. 
  • $176,000 for a 63-year-old woman that suffered a fractured arm after she struck the rear of another vehicle, which she claimed cut her off. Jury Trial.
  • $140,657 verdict for an elderly woman who tripped on a 2-inch city sidewalk defect.
  • $110,000 verdict for a man hit by a vehicle while on a motorcycle who sustained an ankle fracture. 
  • $100,000 verdict for a woman with a small scar on her neck and thigh from an auto accident.

Record of Workman's Compensation Successes

  • $2.9 Million for a man who suffered a serious leg injury at work after falling from the back of a large corporation's truck when he lost his balance due to a minor defect on the truck's lift gate.
  • $1.05 Million to a 74-year-old man who was working as a tour guide at the Museum of Science and Industry when he was run over by a semi-trailer truck.
  • Lifetime benefits to a 62-year-old man whose claim was denied by his employer.
  • Award of $385,000 in Workers’ Compensation Benefits to an injured worker who could not return to his job.
  • $240,000 for 67-year-old woman for workers’ compensation disability for back injury.
  • Award of spinal fusion surgery in addition to $108,000 in temporary total disability benefits to an injured worker.
  • Award of total knee replacement, hip surgery and $78,000 in temporary total disability benefits to injured worker.
  • Award of $150,000 to an injured worker for shoulder surgery.
  • Settlement of $235,000 to an injured worker for permanent partial disability to the back.
  • Settlement of $210,000 to an injured worker for permanent partial disability to the knee.
  • Settlement of $350,000 to an injured worker who could not return to her job.
  • Settlement of $250,000 to an injured worker for an injury to his back.
  • A trial award of more than $155,000 in permanency for a municipal laborer who injured his neck and arm on black ice and returned to work full duty.
  • Settled claim of $375,000 for a carpenter who hurt his lower back in the course of his employment and underwent one fusion surgery, who could not return to his previous employment.
  • Settled claim of $395,000 for a drywaller who hurt his lower back in the course of his employment and underwent two back surgeries, who could not return to his previous employment.
  • Settled claim of $180,000 for an overhead garage door hanger who injured his lower back in the course of his employment and underwent a fusion surgery, who could not return to his previous employment.
  • A trial award of $2,400.00+ per month for life for a municipal laborer who injured both of her shoulders in the course of her employment and could not return to her regular employment.
  • A trial award of approximately $95,000 for back pay and medical costs for a laborer who injured his lower back in the course of his employment that the insurance company completely denied; additionally, case was later settled for nearly $150,000 after laborer was medically released to work.
  • $129,390.36 award to a 59-year-old woman whose claim was denied by her employer.

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