Personal Injury Settlements in McHenry County

What is my McHenry County car accident worth?

DISCLAIMER: Please note that every case is different based on a separate set of facts, and the settlements and verdicts listed here, while accurate, do not represent the value of your case or the result we can achieve for you. The following are representative settlements and verdicts pursued and won by Attorney David N. Rechenberg of the law firm of Franks & Rechenberg, P.C. It also does not mean that we win all of our cases, we don’t, but we only get paid in the cases that we win. Our clients have told us that one factor in retaining our firm is the results we have obtained for satisfied clients in the past. You should also ask a perspective attorney whether he or she has obtained significant settlements or verdicts, but the decision to hire an attorney for your case, should not be made on that factor alone.
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Personal Injury Settlements

$1,086,434.00 Medical negligence case, 46 year old female suffered a ruptured spleen. Failure to diagnose and failure to treat. Libertyville, Illinois February 2010

$800,000.00 for a 30-year old single female killed in a rear-end automobile collision. Alden Township, April 2006

$4,300,000.00 Judgment in a hate crime case, husband and wife in mid 30s, Wonder Lake, Illinois

$1,400,00.00 verdict for police disability pension (lifetime benefits); 47 year old female officer, lumbar fusion. Johnsburg, Illinois

$500,000.00 38 year old male hit while on a motorcycle traveling 10 mph. Two surgeries, the first being a type II labral tear, the second a rotator cuff repair. Significant lost wages. Barrington, Illinois; June 2012

$400,000.00 intersection automobile crash, 44 year old Female, fractured foot, neck injury, body brace for 6 months, physical therapy. Richmond, McHenry County Illinois December 2009

$250,000.00 for a 37-year old married female killed in an intersection collision. Libertyville, Illinois, April 2006

$225,000.00 personal injury, 34 year old male, two separate surgeries resulting in a lumbar fusion L4-L5, Chicago, Illinois – July 2007

$206,000.00 verdict award, 34 year old male, side swipe car crash. Left shoulder, right hand dominant, Torn Labrum, SLAP tear surgically repaired. No future medical required. Lake Bluff, Lake County Illinois, September 2013

$200,000.00 (policy limit) intersection car crash. 50 year old man suffered back injury resulting in spinal surgery. Settlement offer pre suit was $1,200.00. Fox Lake Illinois April 2015

$200,000.00 products liability case. 46 year old man, right hand dominate, had his left hand crushed and lost the top portion of two of his fingers. Cook County, Illinois

$200,000.00 settlement;  52 year old male fractured right foot while climbing a ladder. Multiple fractures, surgery with pins and screws. Disputed wage differential claim. McHenry County, Illinois; November 2013

$197,500.00 rear-end truck crash 43 year old female, low back injury, re-injury to herniated disc, two weeks in hospital, physical therapy. Huntley, McHenry County Illinois. November 2009

$140,000.00 45 year old male welder; slap lesion, carpal tunnel surgery; 8(d) (1) wage differential case, Marengo, Illinois March 2011

$125,000.00 Personal injury settlement, Car crash, intersection collision, 37 year old male low back injury with surgery, Laminectomy at L5-S1; Chicago, Illinois December 2012

$120,000.00 settlement, 16-year female in automobile collision requiring a cervical fusion, Harvard, Illinois, September 2006 (policy limits)

$108,000.00 A 68 year old male salesman, work injury tripped and fell at work, Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair & Subacrominal Decompression; Open Reduction Internal Fixation of Olecranon Fracture. Algonquin, Illinois December 2012.

$100,000.00 policy limit. Car crash. 29 year old male low back strain. One week hospitalization following car crash. No lost wage claim. Carpentersville, Illinois October 2015.

$100,000.00 (Policy limit) Automobile crash, 35 year old male cervical disk herniation, C5-C6 anterior cervical discectomy. McHenry county, August 2012.

$100,000.00 (Policy Limit) 39 year old male high speed T-Bone Crash in Crystal Lake, Illinois. Herniated disc at L5-S1 Two Epidural Steroid injections, Bulging Disc at C6-C7, Left ulnar neuritis and carpal tunnel surgery. July 2012

$100,000.00 (Policy Limit) 19 year old female hit while riding a bike in Lake in the Hills, Illinois. Patella tendon surgery, scar to left knee. June 2012

$100,000.00 ($50,000.00 policy limit from the defendant driver; plus $50,000.00 from clients underinsured motorist coverage (policy limit)) 45 year old female driver rear ended causing a herniated disc to her neck. Anterior cervical surgery with a good recovery. Crash occurred in Elgin, Illinois, May 2010

$100,000.00 settlement for a 37 year old male, torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament and torn medial meniscus right knee , Both surgically repaired, resulting from a car crash. Crystal Lake Illinois, March 2009

$100,000.00 (policy limit) 63 year old female passenger in an intersection crash; Broken ribs, Fractured sternum, Collapsed Lung, Hospital stay. Johnsburg, Illinois April, 2010

$100,000.00 for a 57 year old woman single car crash, injured her neck when she was a passenger in her husbands car. Carpentersville, Illinois August, 2008

$100,000.00 for a 49-year old male with a motorcycle intersection hip fracture injury. McHenry, Illinois, March 2006

$100,000.00 67 year old female auto crash, herniated disc two levels, Elgin, Illinois – June 2008

$100,000.00 Lumbar discectomy, rear end automobile collision, male 32 years old, return to work with our restrictions, Chicago, Illinois, May 2007

$95,0000.00 58 year old factory worker, DVT ; 19(h) Petition, Medical Benefits for life Fox Lake Illinois, February 2011

$83,561.00 personal injury, 39 year old male, arthroscopic knee surgery repair a torn medial meniscus and bulging discs, Elgin, Illinois, May 2007

$80,000.00 Rear end Automobile crash. 49 year old male. Right medial meniscus injury, arthroscopic surgery. Lake in the Hills, Illinois October 2012

$79,521.51, 31 year old male Automobile crash in Bloomingdale, Illinois suffered bulging disc, treatment was two steroid injections, November 2006

$75,000.00 Jury Verdict. Car crash involving cervical and lumbar strain. Physical therapy, No surgery. 64, year old female. Carpentersville, Illinois, April 2014

$70,000.00, cervical flexion injury with two epidural steroid injections. 45 year old female, St Charles Illinois

$65,000.00 43 year old office worker, anterior cervical discectomy, Lake in the Hills, Illinois, January 2011

$65,000.00 auto crash 37 year old woman, suffered a lumbar and cervical sprain and bulging disc. Carpentersville, Illinois, August 2008

$55,000.00 settlement, 33-year old female, slip and fall, low back injury (herniated disc), Loves Park, Illinois, August 2006

$50,000.00 Rear end automobile crash, 54 year old woman with prior low back injuries. Lumbar strain treated with epidural steroid injections. McHenry county Illinois. October 2012

$50,000.00 Intersection auto crash, 42 year old female. Cervical flexion injury. Algonquin Illinois September 2012

$50,000.00 intersection automobile crash. 46 year old female, cervical flexion injury, carpal tunnel surgery. Elgin, Kane County, Illinois. December 2009

$50,000.00 “fresh money”, rear-end automobile accident, underinsured motorist claim, (original claim settled for $20,000.00), 41 year old male, cervical flexion injury with conservative treatment, Crystal Lake, McHenry County Illinois, December 2008

$49,000.00 settlement, 55-year old female, cervical flexion injury, Woodstock, Illinois, May 2006

$49,000.00 for a 50-year old female with a cervical fracture injury. Woodstock, Illinois, April 2006

$49,000.00 in a case involving an intersection automobile collision, a 3-day hospital stay, and no permanent injuries. Lake County, Illinois, April 2006

$45,000.00 Dog Bite case lightly visible scar on lip, 35 year old female, Lake in the Hills Illinois, September 2011

$43,000.00 36 year old factory worker, traumatic injury to hand resulting in amputation index finger, Elgin, Illinois, March 2011

$42,000.00 settlement, 38-year old female, cervical flexion injury, Woodstock, Illinois, May 2006

$41,500 settlement for a 41 year old male with a cervical fusion Highly disputed negligence claim. Marengo, Illinois.

$40,000.00 rear-end automobile accident, 52 year old male, neck and back strain, Lake Zurich, Lake County Illinois, November 2008

$40,000.00 as partial settlement for a 53-year old male with a cervical herniated disc. Marengo, Illinois, December 2005.

$40,000.00 personal injury, 58 year old female, non-displaced fracture to left foot, Richmond, Illinois – May 2007

$40,000.00 Non-Displaced foot fracture rear end automobile accident; 52 year old female; Richmond, Illinois April, 2007

$35,000.00 settlement, 46-year old male, suffered a cervical flexion injury as a result of an automobile collision in Lake County, Illinois, June 2006

$34,000.00 Auto crash 80 year old man suffered a soft tissue low back injury, Woodstock Illinois, September 2008

$32,000.00 for a 43-year old male with a cervical flexion injury in a rear-end automobile collision. Rockford, Illinois, January 2006

$30,000.00 settlement, 46-year old male, suffered a cervical flexion injury as a result of an automobile collision, Spring Grove, Illinois, May 2006

$25,310.00 personal injury, 48 year old male, cervical flexion neck injury, bulging disc C-5-C7, Crystal Lake, Illinois – September 2007

$22,500.00 as partial settlement for a 36-year old female with a cervical flexion injury in an automobile collision. Johnsburg, Illinois, January 2006

$21,000.00 personal injury, policy limit ($20,000.00), 49 year old female, cervical flexion injury, Lindenhurst, Illinois, October 2007

$18,000.00 rear-end motorcycle accident, cosmetic damage to motorcycle only, 32 year old male, bulging disc, chiropractic treatment, Machesney Park, Winnebago County Illinois, December 2008

$18,000.00 for a 35-year old male with a cervical flexion injury from an intersection collision. Rockford, Illinois, March 2006

$17,500.00 automobile accident, 46 year old male, neck and back strain, Crystal Lake, McHenry County Illinois, October 2008

$17,500.00 rear-end automobile accident, 43 year old male, whiplash resulting in cervical radiculitis, chiropractic treatment, Chicago, Cook County Illinois, December 2008

$16,000.00 motor vehicle intersection accident, 45 year old male, left occipital nerve block, Elk Grove Village, Cook County Illinois, December 2008

$10,700.00 Soft tissue low back injury; intersection crash; 59 year old male; Harvard, Illinois March 2007


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