Mason falls through a car dealership

$2,000,000 — MASON FALLS THROUGH A CAR DEALERSHIP A 55-year old bricklayer fell through a concealed hole in a roof of a car dealership suffering injuries to his elbow, shoulder and knee. Although he returned to work five months later, a Cook County jury awarded him...

Misplaced intravenous line

$2,250,000 — MISPLACED INTRAVENOUS LINE A 55-year old man, who was hospitalized due to complications arising from organ failure, had an intravenous line administered while in the intensive care unit. The intravenous line came out of the vein but the IV solution...

Woman struck by a three-mile-per-hour collision

$2,300,000 — WOMAN STRUCK BY A THREE-MILE-PER-HOUR COLLISION A 26-year-old woman, while waiting in the drive-through line at a fast food restaurant, was struck from behind injuring her shoulder. The injury developed into a rare nerve disorder called reflex sympathetic...

Trump tower beam falls on worker’s head

$3,500,000 — TRUMP TOWER BEAM FALLS ON WORKER’S HEAD In 2012, Trapp & Geller settled a case against the general contractor and others in the amount of $3.5 million for negligence in allowing a support beam to fall and strike a laborer’s head. The laborer suffered...