FIRM ACCOMPLISHMENTS

DATE

RESULT

CASE

March 30, 2018

Jury Verdict - Not Guilty

Client, a patron at a Bridgeview bar, was accused of pushing his ex-girlfriend, causing injuries. Client denied any such involvement. The ex-girlfriend filed a lawsuit against the Client seeking over $670,000.00 in compensation for her claimed injuries. After a 4 day jury trial at the Daley Center, the Client was cleared of any responsibility for the incident.

March 22, 2018

Petition Granted

Client, charged with DUI pending in Will County, petitioned the Court to rescind (cancel) the 6 month license suspension imposed by the Secretary of State. After a hearing on the merits, the Court agreed and rescinded the suspension.

November 14, 2017

Judgment for Defendant

Client, a single mother living with her 3 children in a Justice apartment, was sued for eviction. After a bench trial, the Court found for the Client and determined that the mismanagement of the premises justified the withholding of rent.

November 2, 2017

Not Guilty

Client, charged with DUI, was acquitted after a bench trial at the Markham Courthouse.

June 7, 2017

$65,000.00 Settlement

Client, the owner of a cell phone, filed suit in Federal Court against its insurance company to enforce policy provisions for compensation after a theft of the products occurred. The case settled after a mediation conducted by a Federal Magistrate Judge.

October 13, 2016

$100,000.00 Settlement

Client, involved in a motor cycle collision sustaining facial injuries, recovered the maximum insurance policy amount.

September 8, 2016

Not Guilty

Client, charged with possessing a firearm without a FOID Card, acquitted after a bench trial.

August 29, 2016

$225,000.00 Settlement

Client, an HVAC contractor, cut by the operator of an angle glider saw causing hand lacerations.

June, 2016

Publication in DCBA Brief: Journal of the DuPage County Bar Association

People v. Denson: The Illinois Supreme Court’s Primer on How to Properly Preserve a Contested Evidentiary Issue for Appellate Review

May 10, 2016

Not Guilty

Client, charged with Felony DUI at 26th and California, acquitted after a bench trial.

April 28, 2016

$50,000 Settlement

Client, involved in a motor vehicle accident in Oak Lawn sustaining multiple bulging disks, recovered maximum amount available under Defendant’s policy.

April 22, 2016

$375,000 Settlement

Client, involved in a motor vehicle collision in Palos Heights, sustained a torn rotator cuff requiring surgery.

March 24, 2016

Judgment for the Plaintiff

Client sued demolition contractor for failure to complete work; awarded judgment for almost $10,000.00 after a bench trial at the Markham Courthouse.

March 16, 2016

$100,000 Settlement

Client, involved in a Burbank auto collision sustaining multiple herniated disks, recovered the maximum insurance policy amount.

March 10, 2016

Judgment for Defendant

Client, sued by a restaurant owner for battery, was found not liable for any wrongdoing after a bench trial at the Bridgeview Courthouse.

January 15, 2016

$250,000 Settlement

Client, involved in an auto accident in Orland Park sustaining a hip fracture, recovered the maximum insurance policy amount.

August 19, 2015

Not Guilty

Client, charged with DUI, acquitted after a bench trial at the Bridgeview Courthouse.

May 20, 2015

Decision for Respondent

Client, after a hearing before the Secretary of State, was determined not responsible for causing an auto accident and did not lose driving privileges.

March, 2015

Publication in DCBA Brief: Journal of the DuPage County Bar Association

The Abolition of the Common Fund Doctrine in ERISA Cases: Who Really Prevailed in the Case of U.S. Airways v. McCutchen?