Verdicts & Settlements
Romanucci & Blandin takes tremendous pride in the work we do for our clients, and in delivering justice for those who have been injured or lost loved ones due to negligence, error or behavior of another. Whether it is leveraging our litigation experience in the courtroom or advocating for justice in mediation, we are committed to achieving meaningful verdicts and settlements for our clients.
Since our firm’s inception in 1998, we have secured more than $1 billion in verdicts and settlements.
Listed below is a representation of the results obtained on our clients’ behalf:
A $50,000,000 settlement was awarded to the wife of a worker who died following a tragic workplace injury in the Chicago area in 2016.
A record breaking $44.7 million dollar verdict was awarded to a young man who suffered life-threatening and permanent injuries following an off-duty Chicago police officer’s service weapon discharging into the back of his head.
A jury awarded a child $40 million in damages for paralysis resulting from a spinal cord stroke that occurred during heart surgery.
An unprecedented $38.75 million settlement of a class action lawsuit against the City of Chicago was reached for violating its rules and the due process rights of motorists in issuing and collecting on notices for red light camera and speed camera violations.
A $35,000,000 resolution was reached after a three-week trial for birth injury to a girl, that led to her cerebral palsy. The medical malpractice attorneys argued that pre-natal care and decisions made during a C-section delivery of the high-risk pregnancy led to a life-altering injury.
A family was awarded $30 million dollars in a settlement reached with Mark J. Holterman, MD. and a Major Chicago Area Teaching Hospital after their son was left permanently disabled and brain injured as a result of 25 experimental surgeries.
Partner Joseph E. Kolar and others obtained a $28.7 million wrongful death verdict on Monday, May 8, 2023, against a Chicago-area hospital. The case was tried in the Daley Center beginning April 24 and concluded on May 8 with the verdict after 3 hours of deliberations by the jury.
A $27 million dollar settlement, the largest pre-trial settlement in a civil rights wrongful death case in U.S. history, was reached against the City of Minneapolis and the four officers involved in the death of George Floyd. Mr. Floyd died May 25, 2020, face down in the street, handcuffed and compliant, having committed no violent crime and posing no threat to anyone.
A Cook County jury awarded the parents of a ten-year-old boy with a tens of millions of dollars verdict in a medical negligence case arising out of the care and treatment the child received as an infant in 1999.
A jury found the City of Chicago and two Chicago Police Department (CPD) officers liable for the death of a 37-year-old mother of five following a horrific car accident in early December 2015 when a reportedly stolen vehicle collided with the family’s van during a high-speed chase with police on the city’s South Side.
Verdict won for a bystander, an avid horseman and mechanic, who became a quadriplegic due to a police car chase and accident in 2001.
Romanucci & Blandin and other law firms from around the country worked on the litigation’s Steering Committee to help secure an $800 million dollar victims’ settlement fund from hotel owner MGM in September of 2020.
Romanucci & Blandin and Costa Ivone, LLC announce a $14 million settlement on behalf of a middle-aged female worker who had multiple fingers amputated while operating a metal fabrication machine at a factory in the Chicago area.
A record-breaking settlement was secured on behalf of the family of a client whose doctors failed to diagnose her breast cancer in a timely manner, which ultimately led to her death at 37-years-old. The client, a young mother, was a high-risk breast cancer patient with a family history and a sister with breast cancer.
Partners Bruno Marasso and others secured a record-high McHenry County plaintiffs’ verdict in favor of their clients against Commonwealth Edison for $9.05 million. The jury deliberated for under three hours.
The Medical Malpractice team obtained an $8 million medical malpractice settlement for a union laborer who suffered permanent damage to his spine.
An $8 million dollar settlement was secured on behalf of our client who was born with a mild form of Hirschsprung’s disease and injured in a botched experiment bowel surgery when she was four-years-old.
As a result of an industrial accident, a 45–year–old boiler maker suffered crush injuries when an object fell on Plaintiff.
A mother and daughter-in-law stopped at a stop sign on a rural road in Michigan were fatally injured when their vehicle was struck by a company vehicle traveling in excess of 130 mph.
A union plumber was assigned to a construction site where an add-on was being built at an existing industrial building. When he got outside, he encountered a snow and ice-covered TPO roof. Within minutes of stepping on the roof, our client slipped and fell, significantly injuring his back, resulting in a laminectomy and fusion, and ultimately ending his career.