$1.7 million paid to woman injured while riding her bike

October 05 2010

LAKE COUNTY, ILLINOIS – Patrick A. Salvi II of Salvi Schostok & Pritchard obtained a $1.7 million personal injury settlement on behalf of a Lake Forest woman.  On September 22, 2008, the Plaintiff was traveling eastbound on her bike on a pedestrian path toward the intersection of E. Westleigh Rd. and Western Ave in Lake Forest, IL. The Defendant was driving a Jeep Cherokee southbound on Western Ave. and stopped for a red light at the intersection of Western Ave. and Westleigh Rd. Plaintiff then proceeded into the crosswalk on Westleigh Rd. on a walk signal. While she was in the crosswalk, the Defendant proceeded to make a right-hand turn on a red light onto Westleigh Rd. and struck the Plaintiff on her bike. She sustained a fractured wrist and ankle, developed CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome) in the left leg and has undergone lumbar epidural injections.

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