Personal Injury Success Stories
Ford Motors Pays $1.5 Million For Death Caused By Slow Deploying Airbag
Mr. Mevorah with another attorney filed a lawsuit against Ford Motor Company, and obtained an out of court settlement of $1.5 million for client's family. A 48 year woman was killed instantly when traveling in her own vehicle and was involved in a low speed collision, the air bag deployed and broke the client's neck. The theory developed was that the air bag deployed too slowly, based upon evidence obtained from the "black box" or on board computer in the vehicle.
Pedestrian - Hit By Pick Up Truck
Mr. Mevorah working with another attorney negotiated an out of court settlement for injuries sustained by the client who was a pedestrian, and who sustained multiple injuries when he was struck by a pickup truck with a snow plow attachment, reaching a settlement in excess of $700,000.00.
Mr. Mevorah Successfully Settled A Breach Of Contract Case For His Client Despite Damaging Evidence Against His Client.
Mr. Mevorah sued a disability insurance carrier for his client who was owed disability payments but were never paid to the client. Even though the insurance company had video tapes of the plaintiff shoveling snow by shovel, Mr. Mevorah argued that despite the fact that his client was in pain he shoveled the snow because there was no one else to shovel snow and he could not afford to hire a professional to do the job. Mr. Mevorah obtained a $260,000 settlement for the client for back disability payments which were owed to him.
Mr. Mevorah & Client Stick to Their Guns to Obtain Maximum Settlement
Plaintiff was a passenger in her own vehicle, vehicles entered the intersection at approximately the same time collision resulted. Mr. Mevorah filed suit against both drivers. Mr. Mevorah's client sustained significant injury including a broken pelvis. Defendants had combined policy limits of $200,000 and both Mr. Mevorah and the client felt the case was worth more than the $200,000. The insurance companies offered $190,000.00 and the clients upon Mr. Mevorah's advice stuck to their guns and the case ultimately settled for the entire policy limits of both drivers totaling $200,000.00.
Left-Hand Turn Causes Man To Sustain Multiple Injuries
Mr. Mevorah successfully settled a case for a client involved in an accident caused by a driver who made left hand turn in front of Mr. Mevorah's client's vehicle. Client sustained multiple injuries to his head, chest abdomen, arms, and back resulting in disc herniation and eventual back surgery. Through careful analysis and negotiation Mr. Mevorah obtained a settlement of $200,000.00 for his client.
Left Hand Turn - Intersection Accident - Young Woman Sustained Ankle Injury
Mr. Mevorah represented a young woman who sustained a significant ankle injury with resulting surgery - a lawsuit was filed, and the case was settled at a pre-trial conference for $175,000.00.
Slip And Fall On Black Ice Leaving Her Boyfriend's Condominium
Mr. Millewich's client landed on her back when she slipped on black ice that had formed on the walkway exiting her boyfriend's condominium. Mr. Millewich's investigation located documents that showed the condominium association was in the process of replacing faulty gutters but had not yet done the specific building. Mr. Millewich filed suit and obtained a settlement of $170,000.00.
Mr. Mevorah Does Investigation and Obtains a Larger Settlement
A motorcyclist was struck by a woman making a left hand turn. Client sustained serious injuries. Despite the fact that the driver's insurance company offered the total amount of their policy of insurance of $25,000.00, Attorney Mevorah did not accept that, did an asset search of the defendant and found she owned a home. Attorney Mevorah obtained an additional $140,000.00 from the defendant directly in addition to their insurance policy of $25,000 for a total settlement of $165,000.00.
Slip And Fall On Ice Due To An Unnatural Accumulation Of Snow And Ice
Mr. Mevorah's client sustained a fractured right arm which required two surgeries to repair as a result of slipping on an unnatural accumulation of ice on the sidewalk. Mr. Mevorah filed suit against the condominium association and negotiated a settlement at pre-trial in the amount of $l60,000.00.
Defective Chainsaw Causes Serious Fall And Injuries
Mr. Mevorah's client went to the home of the defendant to assist in trimming tree limbs. Mr. Mevorah's client was handed a saw and went up on a ladder; however, the client was not advised by the Defendant that there was no on/off switch on the saw. When the Defendant plugged in the saw, the saw turned on, Mr. Mevorah's client was startled, causing the client to fall approximately l0 feet to the ground sustaining a fractured ankle with resulting surgeries. After filing suit, and conducting discovery the case was ultimately settled for $150,000.00 for his client.
Major Illinois Auto Insurer Refers Policy Holder to Mr. Millewich Resulting in Large Settlement
A dominant Illinois automobile insurer's agent referred their insured to Mr. Millewich when the insured reported a motor vehicle collision. Mr. Millewich obtained a settlement of $115,000.00 for the agent's insured.
Elderly Woman Rear-Ended
76 year old woman was rear-ended and pushed into another vehicle sustaining a back injury which resulted in a lumbar laminectomy. Mr. Mevorah filed suit and obtained a settlement of $105,000.00.
Pedestrian Crosses Street With Minor Son - Struck By Driver
A pedestrian crossing the street with her minor son, was struck by a driver making a right turn, sustained ankle injury, settled for policy limits of $100.000.00.
Driver Makes Left Hand Turn And Pushes Client Up Onto A Curb
A driver made a Left turn accident causing the Mr. Mevorah's client's vehicle to be pushed up onto a curb - exacerbation of a pre-existing back issues including cervical fusion - settled for policy limits of $50,000 from the adverse driver and $50,000 from Mr. Mevorah's client's underinsured policy of insurance for a total settlement of $100,000.00.
Mr. Millewich Elicited Deposition Testimony from Property Manager and Board President Resulting in Immediate Settlement for Bulgarian Airplane Cleaner Who Fractured Her Knee When She Fell on Ice on Sidewalk
O'Hare airplane cleaner could not continue working due to a fractured knee she sustained when she fell on ice walking home from work. Mr. Millewich got the town home association property manager and board president to admit at their depositions that the town homes had a problem with snow melting off the roofs and running down the driveways onto the sidewalk. The town homes insurer immediately settled for $100,000.
Mr. Mevorah Settles Case for Client with "Fragile Back" - $92,398.00
The Defendant attempted to change lanes, striking Mr. Mevorah's client's vehicle causing the client's vehicle to leave his lane of travel, strike the curb and a telephone box. Mr.Mevorah's client sustained immediate injuries to include back and shoulder. Despite the fact Mr. Mevorah's client had a pre-existing back surgery while in the U.S. Navy and had a "fragile back", Mr. Mevorah filed suit and obtained a settlement for his client in the amount of $92,398.00.
Motorcycle - Low Speed Collision
Mr. Mevorah's client, a motorcyclist, was stopped in traffic for a red light, and was rear-ended by an SUV at a low speed, causing the Mr. Mevorah's client to be knocked from the motorcycle and sustain a disc herniation. Despite the fact that Mr. Mevorah's client had a "fragile back," Mr. Mevorah obtained a settlement of $80,000.00 for his client.
Products Liability And Retailer Negligence Resulting In Client/Customer Lacerating Tendon In Wrist When Looking At Drinking Glass Display
Mr. Millewich's client was shopping for drinking glasses at a major Chicago retailer when the glass she was holding broke lacerating a tendon in her wrist requiring surgery. Both the retailer and glass supplier contributed toward a settlement of $75,000.00.
T-Bone Motor Vehicle Collision Case
Both client and other driver testified that they were the one with the green light for an intersection t-bone motor vehicle collision. Damage to the vehicles confirmed that the front of our client's vehicle struck the side of the other vehicle. By being prepared for trial our attorney was able to secure a settlement from the other driver's "minimum limits" insurer and then proceed against the client's under-insured motorist policy. The combined settlement from the two insurers totaled just under $70,000.00.
Mevorah & Giglio Law Offices Obtains Settlement for Pedestrian Struck by Motor Vehicle After Two Previous Attorneys Refused to Pursue the Boy's Case
A client's previous attorneys refused to pursue a young boy's case because the boy walked into the street at night wearing dark clothes and the driver's insurance company refused to offer anything. Our attorney filed suit in DuPage County, known for it's tough juries, and recovered $35,000.00 for the teenager who lost some teeth.