$6 Billion Judgment in 9/11 Attacks on World Trade Center
Havlish v. bin Laden, Docket No. 03-MDL- 1570 (S.D. NY) (judgment in excess of $6 billion on behalf of the surviving family of those killed in the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center)
More Than $1 Billion Recovered for Medical Professionals
In Re Managed Care Litigation, MDL 1334, Case No. 04-CV-21589 (M.D. Fla.) (recovered $200 million in common fund recovery for the class plus significant nonmonetary relief in case challenging reimbursement to medical professionals under group insurance plans)
More Than $200 Million Recovered in “Total Loss” Litigation
Whitworth, et. al. v. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co., Docket No. 00CVH-08-6980 (Oh. Ct. Com. Pl.) (recovered in excess of $200 million in common fund recovery for the class plus significant nonmonetary relief in case challenging “total loss” claims for Nationwide Mutual policy holders who had suffered the accidental loss of their vehicle)
More than $500 Million Recovered for Insurance Policyholders
In Re Insurance Brokerage Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1663, Civ. No. 04-518(FSH) (D.N.J.) (recovered in excess $500 million in common fund recovery for the class plus significant nonmonetary relief on behalf of commercial insurance policyholders in case challenging pricing and contingent commissions to insurance brokers)
More than $30 Million Recovered in Life Insurance Class Action
Lee v. Allstate, Docket No. 03 LK 127 (Ill. Cir. Ct.) (recovered in excess of $30 million in common fund recovery for the class plus significant nonmonetary relief in case challenging “cost of insurance” component of life insurance premiums)
$3 Million Recovered for Class of African American Railroad Workers
Barnes v. Canadian National Railway Company, et.al., Docket No. 04 C 1249 (N.D. Ill.) Foote, Mielke, Chavez & O’Neil, LLC, attorneys recovered $3 million and important nonmonetary relief (i.e., training, monitoring, reporting, etc.) on behalf of a class of African American railroad workers subjected to racial discrimination in the workplace.
More Than $2 Million Jury Award in Retaliatory Discharge Case
Keisler v. Kendall County Concrete Crushing, Inc., Case No. 04-L-030 (Ill. Cir. Ct). Jury awarded employee over $2 million in compensatory and punitive damages in retaliatory discharge case. The jury award is among the largest employment related jury awards in Kendall County.
$1.1 Million Settlement in Wrongful Death Case
$1.1 million wrongful death settlement for survivors of a 53-year-old woman killed in collision with a truck. The woman was unmarried and had no children. Foote, Mielke, Chavez & O’Neil, LLC, attorneys represented the surviving siblings and parents in litigation against the truck driver and trucking company. The settlement is believed to be one of the highest on record for a Kane County wrongful death settlement where there was no surviving spouse or children.
$900,000 Recovery for Injured Police Officer
Police officer recovers $900,000 for injuries suffered while clearing debris dropped on roadway by careless dump truck driver. The police offer responded to an emergency call for chunks of asphalt on busy Route 47 in Sugar Grove. A truck carrying asphalt debris had a defective tailgate and was dropping its load on the highway. The police officer suffered career-ending injuries when he twisted his back throwing a large chunk of asphalt off the road. Foote, Mielke, Chavez & O’Neil, LLC, attorneys obtained the settlement on the eve of trial, and additionally assisted by obtaining a line of duty disability pension in proceedings before the Sugar Grove Police Pension Board.
To learn more about what we can do for you, contact Foote, Mielke, Chavez & O’Neil, LLC, in Geneva, Illinois, at 630-232-7450 to speak with one of our lawyers.