FELA, Amtrak, Railroad & Personal Injury Case Results | Peter Higgins Law

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.

Amtrak Supervisor Awarded $1.2M for Railroad Injury After Slipping on a Paper Bag

When the railroad injury case went to trial, we brought in several co-workers to testify about this practice. Doctors testified about the severity of our client’s injury. The jury awarded a total of $2.4 million in damages, but reduced that amount by 50%, finding that our client was 50% at fault for causing his accident by not looking where he was stepping. This left a net award to our client of $1,200,000.
Continue Reading

Railroad Worker Awarded $85,000 + Medical Bills Compensation under FELA

After our FELA injury lawyers took the deposition of the Plaintiff, his co-workers and his doctors, and proving that the conditions at his work place were not reasonably safe and contributed to cause his injuries, the railroad agreed to a settlement of $85,000 plus payment of all of our client’s medical bills.
Continue Reading

$300,000 Railroad Settlement after Amtrak Passenger Falls on Train Steps

The railroad accident lawyers at Peter Higgins Law helped a train attendant get the compensation he deserved after being injured on the Amtrak train steps; read more about this settlement here.
Continue Reading

$2,450,000 Settlement for Union Pacific Railroad Engineer Injured in Leap from Moving Freight Train

The railroad accident lawyers at Peter Higgins Law represented a railroad engineer who was injured while leaping from a moving freight train; read about the settlement.
Continue Reading

Injured Railroad Worker Awarded $1,200,000 for Slip and Fall

Here a 38 old railroad worker slipped and fell down on a plastic bag causing injury to his back and our attorneys helped getting a resolution of $1,200,000.
Continue Reading

Senior Woman Wins $125,000 Settlement for Slips & Fall in Adult Care Center Bathroom

The nursing home abuse attorneys at Peter Higgins Law represented a client who broke her hip while unattended in an adult care center bathroom. Learn how our legal team settled the case.
Continue Reading