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.

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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Motor Vehicle Accident “Lost Cause” Becomes $405,000 Settlement

All lawyers do not view cases the same way. Some see opportunity for their client where others see only failure and waste of time. At the last minute, as the Statute of Limitations approached, we replaced the original injury attorney and turned a complete loss into substantial client compensation.
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Workers Compensation Settlement for Fall Exiting Car in Employee Parking Lot

Our 78 year old client fell getting out of his car he had parked in his company designated parking lot. The lot was unpaved and a large stone may have contributed to our client losing balance. The fall aggravated a pre-existing condition. And an Independent Medical Evaluation determined the fall necessitated surgery. As a contributing cause to the injury, our client received a $50,000 settlement plus $10,000 set aside for future medical needs.
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Covid-19 Pandemic and Court Backlog Prompt Vehicle Injury Settlement

Client E.L. was injured in a vehicle accident when her tow truck driver drove her disabled car into her second car in which she was sitting. E.L. lost work income as well as other damages. Lipkin & Apter negotiated with truck driver's insurance company increasing original settlement offer by almost double. Client agreed to best offer when it was apparent that the Covid-19 pandemic had created a long court trial backlog which would have delayed payment even though it may have been more.
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