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Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer in Illinois

VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS

  • $3.75 Million – Wrongful death
  • $4.5 Million – Personal Injury
  • $17.9 Million Truck Accident Verdict - March 11, 2015 – Patrick A. Salvi, Patrick A. Salvi II and Brian L....

    $17.9 Million Truck Accident Verdict

    March 11, 2015 – Patrick A. Salvi, Patrick A. Salvi II and Brian L. Salvi of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. obtained a $17.9 million verdict on behalf of a 47-year-old Lombard, Illinois woman following a two-week jury trial before Judge Clare Elizabeth McWilliams.

    Just before a Cook County jury awarded the woman a $17.9 million verdict, Patrick Salvi and the defense lawyer reached a settlement of $14 million. The verdict would have been decreased by 30 percent, due to contributory negligence of the Plaintiff, cutting the total to $12.6 million. By reaching a settlement in this case, the Plaintiff was able to receive an additional $1.4 million for her injuries!

    “It was a win-win!” said lead counsel, Patrick A. Salvi.

    On October 23, 2012, the Plaintiff, a 47-year-old school teacher, was on her way to work, driving westbound on Cermak Road, at the intersection of Wolf Road in Hillside, Illinois, when she collided with a semi-trailer truck. The Plaintiffs alleged the truck driver failed to yield to the right-of-way vehicle before making a left turn.

    The Plaintiff suffered a C6 incomplete spinal cord injury, leaving her unable to return to work. The Plaintiffs claimed that she would require attendant care due to her injuries.  The Defendants alleged the Plaintiff did not need as much attendant care as was claimed and could return to work with accommodations.

    “The money will help our client move on with her life and help take care of all her medical needs,” added Patrick Salvi.

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What Is A Personal Injury Claim?

A personal injury claim arises when you or a loved one is harmed due to the intentional, reckless or negligent wrongdoing of another person or company. Under Illinois law, you have a right to seek compensation for your losses.

The lawyers of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. focus exclusively on helping personal injury victims and their families in Chicago, IL and throughout Illinois. To learn more about our approach, please see the following video:

How Can Our Lawyer Help You?

If our firm takes on your case, we will handle all aspects, including:

  • A thorough investigation to determine how your injury occurred
  • Consultation with accident reconstruction experts and medical professionals
  • Analysis of medical records and other data to fully calculate your losses
  • Careful review of all relevant insurance policies
  • Timely filing of all documents
  • Negotiation with insurance companies for a fair and timely settlement
  • If necessary, skillful litigation of your case in court
  • Resolution of all liens that may be attached to your recovery.
Our law firm wants you to concentrate on your recovery and your family while we pursue the just compensation you deserve for your losses.

Our Record of Results

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C., has obtained more than $900 million in verdicts and settlements on behalf of our injury clients. Our record includes 200 cases with results of $1 million or more, including:

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$33.2 million drunk driving accident verdict for a man who was paralyzed when the driver of his car – alleged to be intoxicated at the time – crashed into a utility box.
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$10.8 million pedestrian accident settlement on behalf of a man who suffered severe spine damage after being hit by a car while walking across the street.
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$9 million defective product settlement in a case in which laboratory workers died due to alleged carbon monoxide poisoning that was caused by a defectively designed and manufactured air handling system.
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$6 million bicycle accident settlement on behalf of a woman who suffered a brain injury when she struck a warning sign placed and maintained by a utility service provider.
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$3.75 million truck accident settlement for the family of man killed in a crash with a tractor-trailer in Champaign County.
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$2.065 million bicycle accident verdict on behalf of a 19-year-old Lake County woman who was seriously injured when she was hit by a pizza delivery driver while riding her bicycle.
If you believe that you have suffered harm due to the fault of another, contact us today by phone or through our online form. We will provide you with a free, no-obligation consultation with an attorney from our firm.

What Type Of Personal Injury Cases Do Our Lawyers Handle?

Because our law firm concentrates on representing personal injury victims and their families, we have developed experience in a broad range of cases, including the following:

Our Personal Injury Attorneys Serve Chicago and Illinois

A personal injury claim in Chicago or elsewhere in Illinois must be filed within a strict time period. This is why it is crucial to contact an attorney without delay if you believe that you or a loved one has suffered bodily injury or other harm due to the wrongdoing of another.

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Contact a Chicago personal injury lawyer at Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. You can call us or simply submit our online form. You will speak with an attorney who will listen to you, review your case and help you to understand your legal rights and options as you move forward.