VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS
Throughout their careers Scott, Brian and the lawyers of Gibson Lewis have achieved the following successful verdicts and settlements:
46-year–old environmental executive and mother of three was hit head – on at 40 m.p.h. in Libertyville. The Defendant was a young driver who abruptly attempted a left hand turn directly in front of the Plaintiff. The ligaments in our client’s cervical (neck) spine were torn causing spinal instability and the need for a 3-level surgical fusion. The Plaintiff returned to work but is permanently restricted from participating in her life-long love of outdoor activities including motorcycle, dirt bike and mountain bike riding.
Result: $1,250,000 (policy limit) settlement.
Drunk & high teenager drove across center median in McHenry County crashing head on into our client. Our client suffered a severe ankle fracture requiring surgery. Result: $775,000.00 pre-trial settlement.
2 1⁄2 year old grandchild grabbed a hot pot of coffee from her grand-parent’s kitchen counter in McHenry County. It shattered causing burns to shoulders and chest requiring skin grafts. Result: $762,500.00 pre-trial settlement.