Successful Cases

At Levin & Perconti, we have successfully handled thousands of cases involving virtually every type of personal injury and wrongful death claim. Since Steven Levin and John Perconti merged their practices, we have recovered over a billion dollars for our clients and their families. Following is a sampling of the many cases we have successfully handled.

Nursing Home Abuse Cases

$4.1M

jury verdict on behalf of an 85-year-old woman injured in a nursing home when her medications were mismanaged. The verdict is record breaking as the highest Illinois Nursing Home Care Act verdict since 2006.

$2.7M

jury verdict for the estate of a 67-year-old man who died from complications related to a fall at Southpoint Nursing Home on Chicago’s south side. Mike Bonamarte and A.J. Thut were the attorneys on the case.

$2.9M

record nursing home jury verdict against a suburban Homewood nursing home for the family of a deceased 57-year-old resident who was suffocated due to the home’s negligent care of her tracheostomy tube.

Birth Injury Cases

$20M

verdict on behalf of a child who suffered preventable HIE and asphyxia injuries at birth, resulting in permanent cognitive and developmental impairments.

$14M

for the family of a child who suffered brain injury due to lack of oxygen during her birth. Despite nonreactive fetal heart tracings, the Chicago area hospital failed to promptly respond to fetal monitoring and did not arrange for a C-section in a timely manner.

$11.5M

FTCA settlement for a child born at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Guam who suffered a catastrophic hypoxic-ischemic brain injury as a result of a negligent neonatal resuscitation and intubation. Parents were both active duty at the time.

Medical Malpractice Cases

$20M

verdict on behalf of a child who suffered preventable HIE and asphyxia injuries at birth, resulting in permanent cognitive and developmental impairments.

$11.5M

FTCA settlement for a child born at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Guam who suffered a catastrophic hypoxic-ischemic brain injury as a result of a negligent neonatal resuscitation and intubation. 

$6.5M

for a child who suffered a brain injury due to a hospital’s failure to provide appropriately trained health care providers to perform a neonatal resuscitation.

Motor Vehicle Accident Cases

$10M

settlement for a 5-year-old boy who was run over by a City of Chicago Fire Department truck while playing in an open fire hydrant on the Fourth of July, resulting in the loss of his leg and half of his pelvis.

$6.5M

trucking accident settlement ($4.7 record Kane County wrongful death settlement) for the family of a 32-year-old woman who was killed when their pick-up truck was rear-ended by a semi-truck. Our client and his son both suffered significant personal injuries in the collision.

$2.4M

verdict for a 27-year-old man who suffered serious injuries when a Chicago City worker struck him and three others on a Gold Coast sidewalk in May 2011.

Premises and Product Liability Cases

$6M

settlement for the families of 6 children who died in a tragic apartment fire on Chicago’s north side. Two other children sustained severed burns in the fire. The landlords of the building failed to have proper and working smoke detectors in violation of the Chicago Municipal Code and the children were not able to escape the building in time.

 

$5.7M

settlement for a 27-year-old Joliet, IL roofer in a workplace injury case who was paralyzed when he fell from a roof as a result of the general contractor’s failure to provide appropriate safety devices.

$4M

settlement awarded to three attendees at a national convention who contracted salmonella poisoning, leading to crippling arthritic injuries.

Workplace Injury Cases

$7.5M

Illinois Record Jones Act settlement for a 37-year-old man who sustained serious neck and spinal cord injuries in an Illinois boat explosion. This settlement surpassed Levin & Perconti’s previous Record Jones Act settlement of $4.5 million, set in 2007.

$5.7M

settlement for a 27-year-old roofer in a workplace injury case who was paralyzed when he fell from a roof as a result of the general contractor’s failure to provide appropriate safety devices.

$4.5M

Former Illinois record Jones Act settlement for a deckhand whose leg was crushed between two barges resulting in an above the knee amputation.

Federal Tort Claims Act Cases

$11.5M

FTCA settlement for a child born at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Guam who suffered a catastrophic hypoxic-ischemic brain injury as a result of a negligent neonatal resuscitation and intubation.

$7M

jury trial verdict to the family of a Vietnam War veteran with a history of post-traumatic stress, who tragically died after a PTSD episode during an ambulance transfer between hospitals

$6.5M

for a child who suffered a brain injury due to a hospital’s failure to provide appropriately trained health care providers to perform a neonatal resuscitation.

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