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Recent Posts in Settlement Category
This year marks the sixth year in a row that Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. came in first place in Illinois for Chicago Lawyer magazine’s Annual Settlement Survey. Chicago Lawyer has ranked our firm number one since 2010. Throughout our firm’s history, ...
Personal injury attorneys Joseph A. Power Jr. and Thomas M. Power have settled a lawsuit for $3.7 million dollars on behalf of an injured Tennessee construction worker, who lost his leg during a shaft accident. The settlement took place July 29, a ...
Recently, partner Larry Rogers, Jr. reached a settlement with the City of Rockford, Illinois of $1.1 Million on behalf of the Estate of Mark Barmore. In August 2009, Mr. Barmore was shot to death by Rockford Police Officers. Mr. Barmore was unarmed ...
On October 1, 2014, Chicago Lawyer published the results of its 2014 Annual Settlement Survey. The Annual Survey is based on a compilation of the settlements reported to the Jury Verdict Reporter from July 2013 through June 2014 that equal or exceed ...
On November 12, 2012, a 31 year old mother to be was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in labor with a full-term pregnancy. At 10:30pm that day, the woman’s first child was born via caesarian section. During the C-section , the decedent ...
A settlement was recently approved on behalf of the estate of a 50 year-old man who died from complications of medical malpractice . The decedent suffered from ankylosing spondylitis, an inflammatory condition of the spine. After falling at work and ...
Joseph A. Power, Jr. and Devon C. Bruce of Power Rogers & Smith P.C . have settled a medical malpractice lawsuit for 35 million dollars for claims made for personal injuries to a minor. On April 14, 2006, the minor plaintiff was three months old when ...
A 76 year old female underwent elective mitral valve surgery at Evanston Hospital on August 22, 2007. During the procedure, the bypass equipment failed to return a flow of oxygenated blood. The hand crank attempted to be used was ineffective which ...
On February 3, 2006, Ronald Leonard was working as a truck driver for D.C.S. Trucking Company and was working at a construction project along the shoulder of the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 in Dundee Township, Illinois. Mr. Leonard was helping ...
On November 27, 2012, the Honorable Elizabeth Budzinski approved the settlement of a medical malpractice action brought on behalf of A. Moore, a minor, for injuries she suffered during her birth at Westlake Community Hospital. The lawsuit was filed ...
On May 22, 2008, the Plaintiff was a pedestrian in a parking lot when he was struck by a commercial trailer . The trailer had separated from a tractor driving across the parking lot and struck the Plaintiff as he stood faced in the opposite direction ...
A Judge in the Cook County Law Division has entered an order approving the settlement of a wrongful death action arising from the death of the 30 year old mother of 4. Larry Rogers, Jr. , a Partner at Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P., was able to obtain ...
On May 6, 2008, the one of the plaintiffs was operating her motor vehicle with the other two plaintiffs as passengers when they were read-ended by a truck owned by Acme Trucking Company and being operated by one of its employees. The three plaintiffs ...
A 51-year-old woman who went into the hospital for routine surgery has settled a medical negligence claim filed in the Circuit Court of Will County for $2,600,000. An order of dismissal pursuant to the settlement was entered by the Honorable Michael ...