Verdicts & Settlements
Having won MILLIONS in successful verdicts and settlements for our clients, at Tapella & Eberspacher our entire team of attorneys is ready to help fight for your MAXIMUM injury compensation.
Listed below are a collection of results that we have obtained for some of our clients:
Potter v. Schenk - $5,900,000 verdict in Danville, Vermillion County, Illinois, for the wrongful death of a special needs woman. The young lady passed away as a result of the negligent failure of a pathologist to diagnose histoplasmosis that resulted in a kidney transplant with complications.
CONFIDENTIAL - $5,400,000 settlement involving the failure of doctors at an east central Illinois hospital to diagnose and treat a brain abscess.
CONFIDENTIAL - $4,000,000 Settlement - Bill Tapella recently settled a downstate Illinois medical malpractice claim for four million dollars ($4,000,000)! Bill was assisted by Lindsay Rakers and Angel Wawrzynek, among others at the firm.
CONFIDENTIAL - $2,100,000 settlement for North Central Illinois medical malpractice case.
CONFIDENTIAL - $2,000,000 settlement of an accident involving a delivery truck with a pickup truck. As a result of the collision, our client suffered eye injuries that prevented him from returning to his job as a truck driver.
Howell v. Divan - $1,750,000 verdict in January of 2011 in Danville, Vermillion County Illinois. The case involved negligent podiatric care provided to the manager of a fast food restaurant.
CONFIDENTIAL - $1,750,000 settlement for a man who lost both legs in a baler that had been improperly modified and did not have proper design to shut off and protect the user.
CONFIDENTIAL - $1,245,000 settlement of claim by a family for the failure by emergency room doctors to diagnose occluded carotid arteries and the stroke suffered by the patient as a result of that failure.
CONFIDENTIAL - $1,200,000 settlement for the family of an Illinois Department of Transportation worker killed by a pickup truck driver who was using his cell phone in a work zone.
Harrold v. U.S. - $999,999 Federal Tort Claim Act settlement for a man who sustained severe injuries in a head on collision in Vermilion County, Illinois caused by an on duty member of the United States Army.
Grammer v. U.S. - $975,000 settlement for the family of a veteran who died due to the failure of doctors at the Marion, Williamson County, Illinois V.A. hospital to diagnose colon cancer.
CONFIDENTIAL - $650,000 settlement of a podiatric malpractice case involving the negligent treatment of a neuroma in the foot of a female truck driver.
CONFIDENTIAL - $600,000 settlement in an Illinois tractor-trailer case with multiple claimants.
CONFIDENTIAL - $570,000 settlement against the City of Mt. Vernon on behalf of a woman who tripped over exposed re-bar and injured her low back and knee.
CONFIDENTIAL - Zach Pancoast recently settled a central Illinois medical malpractice claim for $375,000.
CONFIDENTIAL - $215,000 settlement for an elderly woman injured at a golf course in St. Louis, Missouri.
CONFIDENTIAL - $189,000 settlement in an Illinois car crash case where a minor child was sitting in a disabled car in the dark when it was struck from behind.
CONFIDENTIAL - $150,000 settlement against an Illinois medical transport company who failed to properly secure our client's wheelchair.
CONFIDENTIAL - $140,000 jury verdict in St. Clair County, Illinois upheld by the 5th District Appellate Court. Defendant's Petition for Leave to Appeal was recently denied by the Illinois Supreme Court.
CONFIDENTIAL - Policy limits settlement for an Illinois uninsured motorist claim on behalf of a young bad badly injured in a car crash.
CONFIDENTIAL - Settlement of an ophthalmological medical malpractice case in southern Illinois.
CONFIDENTIAL - Policy limits settlement of a denied life insurance claim on behalf of a central Illinois woman
CONFIDENTIAL - Settlement of a tractor trailer case against Best Transfer LLC. Our client was struck on I-57 in Jefferson County, Illinois and suffered a herniated disc in her neck. Early investigation into this tractor-trailer company led to this solid result.
CONFIDENTIAL - Policy limits settlement for a passenger involved in a car accident in Webster Groves, Missouri. Our client suffered multiple fractures in his dominant hand, requiring surgery.
CONFIDENTIAL - Settlement of a premises liability case involving a fall from a residential roof. Our client suffered a significant fracture to his foot which kept him from performing his job.
CONFIDENTIAL - Policy limits settlement for a woman whose husband was killed in a head-on motor vehicle accident.
CONFIDENTIAL - Settlement on the third day of trial for the amount of the original demand in a case involving the failure of an emergency room doctor to diagnose a pnuemothorax and the resulting death of his 19 year old patient.
CONFIDENTIAL - Significant recovery for elderly gentleman diagnosed with an adenocarcinoma in his lower jaw. The defendants failed to timely initiate radiation therapy following surgery to remove the cancer. When the treatment started, they administered the radiation to the wrong side of the gentleman's face. The delay in treatment resulted in death.
CONFIDENTIAL - Significant recovery for the loss of a kidney following pain management treatment.
Selsor v. U.S. - Significant recovery for the family of a veteran who died as a result of negligent medical care during the removal of his kidney at the V.A. hospital in Danville, Illinois.