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Case Results

Searching for the right personal injury attorney in Illinois or FELA attorney nationwide 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 Peter Higgins Law can do for you. Contact us online or call our Chicago, Illinois office for more information.

Client Receives $1,256,000 Jury Verdict From CTA After Bus vs. Bicycle Collision

Learn how the CTA bus vs. client bicycle collision trial carried out and the jury returned a verdict in favor of our client with a compensation of $1,256,000.
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Railroad Machine Operator’s FELA Case Settled in Pennsylvania

The attorneys at Peter Higgins Law recently obtained a confidential settlement of a case for a client who was injured while operating a track machine for a railroad in Pennsylvania.

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Federal Judge Awards $950,000 Medical Malpractice Wrongful Death Settlement

Peter Higgins Law attorneys represented the family of a 72-year-old Army veteran who received his medical treatment at the VA Hospital. When he had the initial signs of liver disease, he went to the VA for a CT scan followed several months later by an MRI. In neither case was a tumor diagnosed. Discovered later, it was too late and the man passed away.
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Illinois Supreme Court Bicycle Accident Case Reaches Settlement

This was an important case for two reasons. First, our client received compensation to make up for the harms and losses she suffered in this incident. Second, but equally as important, however, was that this case made new law on what constitutes a bike trail in Illinois, and the circumstances under which a municipality will be held accountable under the law for failing to maintain their bike trails in a safe condition.
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Successful Client Outcome Before Illinois Supreme Court Obtained by Peter Higgins

“Peter Higgins Law went the extra mile to pursue a technicality so that the case might remain alive,” said Peter Higgins. “We pursued this case all the way to the Illinois Supreme Court for the exclusive purpose of protecting the right of our client to make her case. This is not only a great result for our client but it’s a great result for anyone who uses these types of trails in Illinois, because it forces the municipalities to maintain their trails in a safe condition.”
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$250,000 Settlement for 80-Year-Old Woman Who Trips Over Construction Barrier

Our client, an 80-year-old woman, tripped over construction barricades that had been inappropriately placed. She fractured both of her wrists and one kneecap. The personal injury attorneys at Peter Higgins Law demonstrated that the construction company had violated building code regulations.
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