Personal Injury Case Results - Chicago, IL | Lipkin & Apter

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.

$58,000 Settlement to Worker Without Objective Evidence of Injury

Resolving an injury case- be it work related or personal injury- must take into account the personal circumstances and certainly, the wishes of our client. As attorneys, our goal is to give our clients the information they need to make a decision that best suits their needs.
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$850,000 Underinsured Motorist Insurance Car Accident Settlement

After a serious car accident an underinsured motorist claim was filed with the client's own insurance carrier. The insurance carrier did not want to settle without conducting a thorough investigation. Even then the original settlement offer was rejected. Lipkin & Apter secured a settlement at over 50% more than originally offered.
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$1,275,000 for Wrongful Death of Woman in Hospital Emergency Room

A 71 year old woman's wrongful death in the emergency room of a Chicago area hospital resulted in a $1,275,000 settlement for her husband and children. Lipkin & Apter litigated the case over a nearly three year period when, on the eve of the trial, the defendant offered a sum agreeable to the family and eliminated the risks of going to trial.
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$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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Mold and Dirty Air Workers' Compensation Claim Nets $420,0000 to Bank Employees

The attorneys at Lipkin & Apter 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

Lipkin & Apter was contacted by the widow of a man who developed Sepsis-a severe systemic infection, while a resident at a nursing home, and died several days later. The man had been in the nursing home for ten months, following a stroke. At a Mediation, the nursing home offered only $20,000.00, and thereafter the case was actively litigated. Following depositions of several nursing home staff and testimony by our nursing expert and doctor expert, the nursing home raised its offer tenfold, and the case settled.
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