Case Results

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 & Apter can do for you. Contact us online or call our Chicago, Illinois office for more information.

Cyclist Awarded $100,000 Settlement 20 Months After Serious Bicycle Injury

MC, a 58 yr old bicyclist slammed into a car in Lincoln Park in Chicago in the early evening, and was thrown over the windshield onto his left side.  MC was taken by ambulance to Northwestern Hospital where he was treated in the emergency room and released. 

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Insurer Settles Early for Policy Maximum $1,000,000. But Why?

A drunk driver crossed the median on I-57 striking a car occupied by 4 persons. One adult died. Tragically, the initial crash was followed seconds later by a trucker driving a semi-trailer crashing into the same car. In this second accident there was no apparent evidence of trucker fault. Nevertheless, the insurance company offered the 1,000,000 policy maximum to settle. This unfortunate accident illustrates some of the evaluations made by insurers which may lead to settlement offers.
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Aggravation of Prior Work Injury Nets Fork Lift Driver $115,000 Workers’ Compensation Claim

A 45 year old material handler re-injured his back while driving a fork lift truck into a steel barrier. The case proceeded as an aggravation of a preexisting condition. The employer disputed the value of the workers' compensation claim. Following negotiations, Lipkin & Apter successfully increased the settlement offer.
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Combined $1,000,000+ Workers’ Compensation and Personal injury Settlement to State Worker

A State of Illinois was hit by a semi tractor trailer suffering serious injury and surgery from which he remained off work for 6 months. Lipkin & Apter secured workers' compensation total temporary disability payment and ALSO negotiated a personal injury settlement resulting in a total settlement of over $1,000,000.
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Workers’ Compensation Benefits for 3.5 Years PLUS $525,000 Personal Injury Settlement

MC, a former client, contacted us after having been injured while making a delivery to a grocery store. The wheels of his hand truck caught on a loosely covered and hazardous drain causing him to seriously injure both wrists. The personal injury and workers' compensation lawyers at Lipkin & Apter successful obtained both workers' compensation benefits for his extended time off duty as well as a $525,000 personal injury settlement due to the drain hazard.
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