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Searching for the right personal injury attorney in Illinois can be overwhelming. Your lawyer will represent you at a stressful time when you are vulnerable and worried. While every injury and case is different, you may find reassurance and wisdom in learning more about what others have gone through. Browse through our list of case results and accident settlements for a better understanding of what the personal injury lawyers at Lipkin & Higgins can do for you. Contact us online or call our Chicago, Illinois office for more information.

$250,000 Pre-Suit Settlement Max Outs Policy Limits for Motor Vehicle Accident

The negligent driver’s insurance company agreed to tender their driver’s policy limits of $250,000.00 as soon as they received the documentation we provided. As soon as possible thereafter, we made a court appearance required by the Illinois Wrongful Death Act and presented our client’s Petition for Court Approval of the Settlement in the amount of the $250,000.00 policy limits of insurance. The Court saw that all documents were in accordance with Illinois law and granted the Petition. We then obtained our client’s money for her.
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Bank Workers Recover $420,000 for Combined Workers’ Compensation & Negligence

The attorneys at Lipkin & Higgins have successful experience processing mold and toxic tort cases and OSHA air quality restrictions. In this case, we successfully negotiated a settlement of $420,000. Defendants initially offered a total of only $20,000. Our investigation and medical testimony proved to the Defendants that our client’s claims were severe and possessed a strong likelihood of success at trial.
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$200,000 To Estate When Nursing Home Resident Dies From Sepsis

A lawsuit was filed under the Wrongful Death Act, under which compensation goes to the next of kin. At a Mediation, the nursing home offered only $20,000.00. Following depositions of several nursing home staff and testimony by our nursing expert and doctor expert, the nursing home raised its offer to $200,000, and the case settled.
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$235,000 Workers Compensation Settlement to Delivery Man After Falling

When S. G. was released from care by his hand surgeon, Lipkin & Higgins resolved his Workers’ Compensation claim for approximately $35,000.00. On the eve of the personal injury trial against the store owners, we resolved S.G.’s personal injury case for and additional $200,000.00. This resolution resulted in a total recovery of $235,000.00.
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Duty Disability and Temporary Total Disability Paid due to Meniscus Tear

Our client, M.R. was awarded a Duty Disability monthly pension. Lipkin & Higgins was then able to secure for M.R. an excellent Lump Sum Workers’ Compensation settlement in excess of $147,000.00, an amount equal to 40% loss of a person as a whole for permanent disability.
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Successful Client Outcome Before Illinois Supreme Court Obtained by Peter Higgins

“Lipkin & Higgins went the extra mile to pursue a technicality so that the case might remain alive,” said Peter Higgins. “We pursued this case all the way to the Illinois Supreme Court for the exclusive purpose of protecting the right of our client to make her case. This is not only a great result for our client but it’s a great result for anyone who uses these types of trails in Illinois, because it forces the municipalities to maintain their trails in a safe condition.”
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