Recent Personal Injury Settlements and Verdicts from Our Chicago Personal Injury Attorney

Auto & Motorcycle Accidents

  • $1.70 million
  • Employee rear-ended in company vehicle sustained lower back injuries requiring surgery
  • $1.0 million
  • Herniated disc after being rear-ended by a semi-truck on the expressway
  • $307,000
  • Back sprain after being rear-ended
  • $200,000
  • Foot fracture after being sideswiped on the expressway
  • $200,000
  • Neck injury sustained from driving over speed bump
  • $105,000
  • Shoulder injury after being rear-ended
  • $100,000
  • Knee injury sustained by pedestrian struck by vehicle while crossing street
  • $85,000
  • Back sprain after being rear-ended
  • $40,000
  • 25 year old male was driving company vehicle while at work was rear-ended, sustaining pain to his lower back
  • $70,000
  • 38 year old women with prior history of back pain re-injured back when other vehicle failed to yield at intersection
  • $100,000
  • Carpal tunnel injury after being rear-ended
  • $600,000
  • Fractured rib by 65 year old woman when another vehicle pulled out of a private driveway into her path
  • $43,500
  • Passenger in vehicle sustained back pain when her vehicle was rear-ended
  • $45,000
  • 65 year old male was rear-ended while he was stopped at traffic light
  • $125,000
  • Pedestrian standing next to his vehicle was struck by a passing car, injuring his knee
  • $100,000
  • CTA bus passenger fell when the strap she was holding for support broke, causing her to fall

Slip & Fall

  • $437,000
  • Low back strain after tripping on garments lying on the floor at department store
  • $350,000
  • Ligament tears to both shoulders from slip and fall on wet floor
  • $260,000
  • Fractured foot after falling down stairs at bar
  • $225,000
  • Neck and back strain after slipping and falling on a wet surface at a retail store
  • $150,000
  • Tenant fell down common stairway due to debris left on stairs
  • $80,000
  • Fall at friend’s house due to uneven steps
  • $65,000
  • Trip and fall in cemetery due to uneven ground resulting in knee strain
  • $47,000
  • Trip and fall while exiting elevator due to uneven floor resulting in knee strain
  • $82,500
  • 53 year old visually impaired woman tripped on extension cord in the train station
  • $60,000
  • 28 year old male smashed his big toe when a concrete block fell on his foot.

Hit & Run Accidents

  • $20,000 to $250,000
  • Countless awards for various injuries as the result of uninsured drivers

Dog Bites & Attacks

  • $260,000
  • 18 year old was attacked by a dog when he was a child. His parents never filed a claim. Child contacted our office when he turned 18 years old
  • $200,000
  • 2 year old child was attacked by dog, sustaining lacerations to her face
  • $150,000
  • Bite wounds to arm and leg from dog attack
  • $25,000
  • Dog bite to the hand while walking on the sidewalk

Uninsured Motorist

  • $300,000
  • Injuries sustained in rear-end collision
  • $265,000
  • Wrongful death of spouse from collision with an uninsured motorist
  • $97,417
  • Rear ended by uninsured motorist while slowing for traffic
  • $26,000
  • Employee rear ended in company vehicle by uninsured motorist

Fire Claims

  • $475,000
  • Burns on body from fire in apartment due to failure to maintain fire and smoke alarms
  • $300,000
  • Wrongful death for failure to maintain smoke alarms in apartment
  • $290,000
  • A minor child being supervised by his adult relative died in a house fire. The adult failed to supervise the minor
  • $61,000
  • The tenants furniture, clothing, appliances and other personal items were damaged or destroyed in apartment fire
  • $45,000
  • tenant lost personal property from apartment fire

Work Related Injuries

  • $284,000
  • City employee injured lower back while working in cafeteria
  • $117,161
  • Maintenance engineer strained back lifting heavy box into dumpster
  • $174,000
  • Employee driving company vehicle rear-ended, spraining lower lower back
  • $150,000
  • Torn ligament of knee after falling at work
  • $184,200
  • 52 year old male fell at work, tearing ligaments to both shoulders
  • $125,000
  • Back injury after falling down stairs at caretaker’s home

Landlord Claims

  • $2 Million
  • Back and head injuries after falling off a balcony at an apartment building
  • $100,000
  • Fractured shoulder falling down stairs in an unlit apartment stairway
  • $75,000
  • 34 year old woman exiting her apartment tripped on the uneven hallway floor, injuring her right knee

Construction Injuries

  • $6.25 Million
  • 52 year old male construction employee sustained head, back, and leg injuries after falling through the roof of the building he was repairing
  • $77,500
  • Ladder and homeowner fell on electrician when homeowner used his 12 foot ladder for a 8 foot ceiling

Nursing Home Claims

  • $475,000
  • Nursing home resident physically attacked by another resident.
  • $450,000
  • Nursing home allowed residents to leave premises unsupervised
  • $325,000
  • Decubitus ulcers of a resident in nursing home
  • $300,000
  • Dialysis Patient died in nursing home
  • $200,000
  • Neck injury after resident fell at nursing home

Birth Related Injuries

  • $500,000
  • Brachial plexus (shoulder) injury of new born during delivery
  • $292,000
  • Brachial plexus injury (shoulder) of new born during delivery

Insurance Claims

  • $140,000
  • Double death benefits collected for disputed accidental death
  • $117,000
  • Recovery for disputed stolen vehicle
  • $90,000
  • Death benefits recovered for estranged patient

Dram Shop and Alcohol Related Claims

  • $65,000
  • Dram shop claim for 52 year old male who was attacked at a lounge by a drunken patron

Hospital Injuries

  • $765,000
  • Wrongful death for refusal to treat patient at emergency room
  • $725,000
  • Delay in diagnosing prostate cancer by hospital physicians

Medical Malpractice

  • $1,000,000
  • Failure to obtain parental consent for birth control pills
  • $825,000
  • Physicians failed to diagnose a fractured hip at birth
  • $390,000
  • Physicians failed to properly diagnose and treat condition

Charles J. Gale is a personal injury attorney experienced in many different types of personal injury cases including auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, wrongful death, dog bites and attacks, and much more. He can help you fight to win.

Your initial consultation with the Law Offices of Charles J. Gale, PC is free and you will be under no obligation. We will discuss your rights and provide you with a free and comprehensive evaluation of your personal injury case, explaining in detail the steps involved in prosecuting your personal injury claim. At no time will you be charged a fee unless we collect. At the Law Offices of Charles J. Gale, PC, your questions are welcome. No office visit is necessary. If you are disabled, we will visit you at your home or hospital. Call us today to schedule your consultation!

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Law Offices of Charles J. Gale, PC
53 W. Jackson Blvd. Suite #523
Chicago, IL 60604

(312) 372-0300