Minor Receives $4.2 Million for Physical and Emotional Injuries Caused by an Automobile Accident
Lou Benassi and co-counsel represented a minor who was a passenger in an automobile being driven by her mother that was struck head on by a construction delivery vehicle. The mother died at the scene and the minor sustained serious physical and emotional injuries. Personal Injury suit was filed against the driver and the construction company. The case settled, utilizing a structured settlement that paid $625,000 immediately and an estimated $3,648,654 over time based on the child’s life expectancy of 72.
Parents Awarded $719,000 for Wrongful Birth
Grossweiler v. Brinkman et al., 301 Ill-App-3d 1104 (3rd Dist.) (1998) (Decision not published). Lou Benassi and co-counsel represented parents that were awarded $719,000 in damages on their wrongful birth claim from Defendant/Appellant after jury trial. Defendants appealed and appellate court affirmed the Judgment.
Delivery Driver Receives $200,000 for Impalement Injury Caused by Employer’s Negligent Placement of Rusty Hook
Lou Benassi and co-counsel represented a an over-the-road truck driver who was injured while making a delivery. The driver was impaled on a rusty hook negligently placed in the loading dock. Our law firm filed a worker compensation claim against the employer and the owner of the facility. The worker’s compensation case settled for $125,000 and the personal injury case settled during the jury trial but prior to verdict for an additional $75,000.
Family Receives $3.4 Million after Cement Truck Kills Husband/Father
Lou Benassi and co-counsel represented the wife and daughter of a man who was killed when the automobile he was driving was struck by a cement truck. Family filed a personal injury / wrongful death suit against the company that owned the truck and obtained a settlement of $2 million, which was paid at the time of the settlement, plus an additional $1.4 million paid out over time in a structured settlement.
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If you have suffered a physical, financial, or emotional injury and need an experienced Peoria, Illinois attorney, please contact Benassi & Benassi. Our attorneys handle cases for clients throughout the state of Illinois. However our practice is based primarily in Central Illinois including the cities of Peoria, Eureka, Champaign, Bloomington-Normal, Pekin, Springfield, Rock Island, and surrounding areas.