Case Results

While we understand no amount of compensation can take away what happened, we fight to honor your loss and help bring the closure you deserve. Together we’ve collected over $50 million on behalf of our clients.

Whitehead v. CTA

$10,000,000 recovery on behalf of a pedestrian who was struck by a CTA bus and sustained an orthopedic injury

Johnson v. Chicago

$8,500,000 verdict on behalf of a family whose 18-year-old son was shot by a Chicago police officer

Thompson v. University of Chicago

$7,500,000 recovery on behalf of a child who sustained injuries as a result of a surgical error

Harris v. E&R Towing, Inc

$7,365,000 verdict on behalf of a family whose father was killed in a truck collision on the Dan Ryan expressway

Love v. Dr. Shah

$2,100,000 verdict for a patient who sustained a leg injury as a result of a physician's failure to diagnose infection

Smith v. Forgue

$2,100,000 recovery for a pedestrian who was struck by a motorist and sustained a broken leg and arm

Jones v. Chicago

$1,300,000 recovery from the City of Chicago for a family whose son was killed when a felon fleeing Chicago police crashed into his vehicle

Williams v. Bethel Church

$600,000 recovery for a victim who sustained second-degree burns to his hands in a church fire

Brown v. Whiteline Express

Confidential settlement on behalf of a family whose teenage daughter was struck and killed in a trucking collision at the Chinatown Red Line stop

Arveson v. Municipal Airport Authority

Confidential settlement on behalf of a victim whose husband was killed in a motor vehicle collision at Fargo's Hector International Airport in North Dakota

Butler v. Jaguar

Confidential settlement on behalf of a family whose loved one was killed after her vehicle stalled on Lake Shore Drive due to an alleged product defect

Rojas v. The Dynasty Oriental Food Corp.

Confidential settlement on behalf of a minor child who sustained a burn injury due to hot tea at a Chinese restaurant

Disclaimer: Past results afford no guarantee of future results. One or more of the attorneys at Kennedy Watkins was lead counsel or co-counsel on the above matters.