RECORD SETTLEMENTS AND VERDICTS: $3.5 million dollars in the ob/gyn malpractice case of Hutchins v. Dr. Hartman, Jackson County, IL• $2.3 million dollar record verdict on top of $2.75 million dollar settlement in 2017 in the construction zone car crash case of Adams & Borum v. Terminix, Jackson County, IL• $2.4 million dollar record medical malpractice verdict in the medical malpractice wrongful death case of Yates v. Dr. Doolittle, Williamson County, IL• $1.51 million dollar record verdict in the medical malpractice injury case of Day v. Franklin Hospital, Franklin County, IL; and $900,000 dollar record verdict in the death case of Bowles v. American Legion, Gallatin County, IL VERDICTS: • Yates v. Legatus Emergency Services of Southern Illinois (medical malpractice) Williamson County Circuit Court $ 2,439,000.00. • Day v. Franklin Hospital (medical malpractice amputation) Franklin County Circuit Court $1.51 million dollars • Bowles v. New Haven American Legion(wrongful death) Gallatin County Circuit Court $941,468.31 • Greenley v. Dr. Valdez (medical malpractice amputation) Williamson County Circuit Court $800,000.00. • Pyatt v. Lawson (truck/car crash) Jackson County Circuit Court $660,000.00. • Evans v. Shannon (wrongful death teenager) Jackson County Circuit Court $500,000.00. • Johns v. Gray (car accident herniated disc) Williamson County Circuit Court $407,000.00 SETTLEMENTS: • OB/GYN medical malpractice: $3.5 million • Leg amputation medical malpractice: $1.2 million • $1.65 million settlement for perforated esophagus June 11, 2014 in Nehring v. Southern Illinois Medical Services and MAIC • Construction accident/work comp: $1.2 million • Truck-van collision/wrongful death: $1 million • Truck-car collision: $950,000.00 • Race car crash/wrongful death: confidential settlement • Heart attack/medical malpractice/injury: $750,000.00 • Heart attack/wrongful death: confidential settlement •Products liability/tire failure/broken neck: confidential settlement • Liability/injury from Barn Door: $581,000 • Car crash/herniated disc: $400,000.00 • Bus-car collision/spine injury: $387,500 • Car crash: $385,000 • Truck-car collision: $350,000 • Work comp/back injury: $300,000 • Truck-car collision: $250,000 • Fallen shelf/back injury: $265,000 • Work comp/injury: $228,474 plus hundreds of thousands of dollars for medical bills • Slip and fall/knee injury: $225,000 • Failure to protect/employer negligence: $180,000.00 • Work comp/back injury: $150,000 • Work comp/leg fracture: $125,000 • Work comp/foot fracture: $100,000
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Car Crashes & Accidents in Carbondale, Illinois

The Hughes Law Firm has a reputation for handling motor vehicle accident claims aggressively and successfully from the very start. At your very first visit, you will meet with the trial attorney who will be handling the case throughout its prosecution. We will identify and address your immediate needs following an accident, such as outstanding medical bills, loss of income, rental expense and reimbursement. We will also provide advice regarding the appropriate medical care to follow and work/income issues.
If immediate investigation is necessary, we have at our disposal both in-house staff and reputable investigators and reconstruction experts. Each case is unique and our broad base of experience and knowledge allow us to cater our representation to your specific needs.
Vehicle Crash - Car Crash in Carbondale, IL
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