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 $800 million 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.
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.
In December 2013 the medical malpractice lawyers at Baizer Kolar P.C. won a $29.8 million dollar verdict in federal court in southern Illinois. The case involved a delayed delivery of a newborn resulting in cerebral palsy.
Partner Joseph E. Kolar and Senior Attorney Michael R. Grieco 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.
The medical malpractice team settled a birth injury case where a delayed delivery resulted in a cerebral palsy diagnosis.
A verdict was obtained in 2018 for a client who was the victim of medical negligence in Chicago.
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.
Following a surgical error by the Plaintiff's doctor, the medical malpractice team secured a large settlement for the client.
A verdict was achieved for a boy who developed cerebral palsy due to a doctor's failure to perform a timely C-section.
Verdict won for a bystander, an avid horseman and mechanic, who became a quadriplegic due to a police car chase and accident in 2001.
The accident lawyers at Baizer Kolar P.C. secured a $17.3 million settlement for a woman who suffered a debilitating brain injury as a result of being hit by a bus while crossing the street.
The auto accident lawyers at Baizer Kolar P.C. won a $17 million jury verdict for a woman in Illinois who was injured after being hit by a car.
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.
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.
A multi-million dollar settlement for a child after a hospital error led to a cerebral palsy birth injury.