Plaintiff was rear-ended and suffered injuries to his low back that required a disc replacement surgery at L5-S1. Defendant's policy limits were obtained as the result of aggressive and persistent litigation.
A worker was seriously injured when a wood beam fell on his head at a construction site. Our client had preexisting neck injuries which were exacerbated by this incident. The injured worker couldn't go back to his job as a carpenter. The case was filed as a wage differential claim and took into account that the injured worker would earn less money over the remainder of his life as a result of permanent work restrictions.
Plaintiff stepped into an uncapped drain pipe in the common area of her neighborhood, causing fractures and ultimately resulting in CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrom).
Plaintiff entered the door of an office building and fell down a dimly lit flight of stairs resulting in a sprained ankle, deep venous thrombosis (blood clot) and pulmonary embolism.
Petitioner was shot in the leg with a pressure washer causing substantial loss of muscle and resulting in CRPS.
Slip and fall on ice in the employer's parking lot. The snow and ice removal company and landowner were sued in Cook County for improperly removing snow and ice from the parking lot. Plaintiff, by attorney Jonathan Crannell, successfully defended a Motion for Summary Judgment and subsequently settled the case in a pretrial settlement conference.
Car accident where other driver pulled out of a private parking lot in front of our client. The Plaintiff suffered permanent damage to her neck (disc herniations) which required surgery (cervical fusion).
Motor vehicle collision with extensive back injury requiring surgery. The at-fault driver's policy limit of $100,000.00 was obtained. Marker & Associates, P.C. is seeking additional recovery by pursuing an underinsured motorist claim on behalf of the injured driver.
Plaintiff sustained a broken arm when the Defendant attempted to pass her while she was performing a legal U-turn. Mr. Crannell attempted to settle the case before filing a lawsuit, but the other driver's insurance company offered only $50,000.00. A lawsuit was filed in Will County and the case was settled shortly after the party depositions were completed for the policy limits of $100,000.00.
Woman slipped and fell on ice in a defective parking lot outside of a business in Plainfield resulting in a fractured ankle requiring two surgeries.
Petitioner was a nurse/patient care technician who herniated discs while lifting a patient into wheelchair. Her employer did not have workers' compensation insurance, our work comp lawyer Jason Marker obtained the largest settlement to date with the State of Illinois Injured Workers' Benefit fund.
63 year old maintenance worker sustained a rotator cuff tear necessitating surgery when he fell down a ravine in Lisle.
Middle-aged truck driver suffered a herniated disc in his neck which required surgery. As a result of his injuries he could not return to work as a truck driver and had to accept a lower paying dispatcher position. Verdict amount represents the wage differential.
Plaintiff's foot became wedged in a crack of a sidewalk outside of a commercial building resulting in a fall. Plaintiff had preexisting conditions in both of her feet which were aggravated by the fall necessitating surgery on both the left and right foot.
Plaintiff slipped on ice that formed in a parking lot as the result of negligently placed gutter extensions on a professional building. Plaintiff tore tendonds in his ankle and required surgery. The insurance company denied his claim, we filed suit, and through aggressive and thorough discovery, we were able to establish our case to leverage an excellent settlement for our client.
The policy limits of the at-fault driver's car insurance were secured on behalf of our client who sustained a vertebral fracture as the result of a car accident. Despite having medical bills that exceeded the policy limits, Marker & Associates negotiated with his medical providers so that the Plaintiff recieved approximately 1/3 of the settlement funds as compensation for pain and suffering. Low policy limits can cripple a case, but that is when an attorney can really add value.