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$14.5 million settlement against a family practice physician for failing to timely perform a cesarean section resulting in cerebral palsy.

In December 2017, Sukhman | Yagoda settled a case for $14.5 million dollars against a Central Illinois hospital...

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$12 million settlement against an obstetrician for failing to timely perform a cesarean section resulting in cerebral palsy.

In July 2017, Sukhman | Yagoda settled a case for $12 million against an obstetrician who worked for...

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$10 million settlement against a gastroenterologist for improperly performing an upper endoscopy.

In February 2017, Sukhman Yagoda settled a case for $10 million on behalf of a woman who was...

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$8,875,000 settlement with a Chicago Area hospital on behalf of a gentleman who developed short gut syndrome following a pancreaticoduodenectomy.
$5 million settlement against the Lamar Corporation for improperly maintaining an outdoor billboard sign resulting in multiple spinal fractures of a man who fell from the sign while installing safety cables
$3.9 million settlement against an emergency room physician for failing to diagnose and treat a Staph infection leading to a stroke
$3.75 million settlement against a Chicago hospital for its failure to timely diagnose and treat a spinal abscess resulting in partial paralysis.
$3.25 million settlement on behalf of a motorcyclist against the City of Chicago for failing to repair a large pot-hole resulting in significant injuries
$3.25 million settlement against a Chicago surgeon for improperly performing gastric bypass surgery resulting in a gastric leak leading to excess treatment and hospitalizations
$3 million settlement against a gynecologist for improperly performing surgery on a woman with endometrial cancer
$3 million settlement against a Rock Island hospital and primary care physician for inaccurately informing a woman that her mammogram was normal resulting in her death
$3 million settlement against a Champaign neurosurgeon for failing to timely diagnose and treat hydrocephalus resulting in the death of a woman
$2.9 million settlement against a Quincy radiology group and primary care physician for failing to diagnose and treat a spinal A-V fistula resulting in paralysis
$2.52 million settlement against a surgeon for negligently severing a vein during a kidney removal surgery resulting in death
$2.5 million settlement against a Rockford hospital for failing to timely diagnose and treat a diaphragmatic hernia resulting in death
$2 million settlement against a psychiatrist for improperly prescribing two, MAOI inhibitors causing the death of a 16-year-old student from serotonin syndrome
$2 million settlement against a Decatur family practice physician for failing to follow-up on a positive D-Dimer test resulting in the stroke of a woman from a paradoxical embolism
$2 million settlement for a 58-year-old man for a thoracic surgeon’s failure to timely diagnose lung cancer
$2 million settlement against a Champaign gynecologist for improperly performing a hysterectomy on a woman with cervical cancer causing the cancer to spread
$1.9 million settlement against Boone County for failing to properly maintain trees overhanging the roadway causing the death of a 19-year-old man
$1.9 million settlement against a Champaign hospital, emergency room physician, and family practice doctor for failing to diagnose and treat an infection causing the death of a 5-year-old girl
$1.8 million settlement against a Charleston/Mattoon family practice doctor for failing to timely diagnose twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome resulting in the death of one twin
$1.5 million settlement against a Chicago cardio-thoracic surgeon for failing to timely perform an aortic dissection repair
$1.5 million settlement against a Chicago surgical oncologist for negligently performing a carotid artery repair surgery resulting in death of a 75-year-old man
$1.35 million settlement against a Chicago hospital for the family of a 25-year-old man who committed suicide while an inpatient in the hospital psychiatric ward
$1,150,000 settlement with a Chicago Area urgent care facility on behalf of a woman who developed necrotizing fasciitis following improper treatment of an inguinal abscess.
$1.1 million settlement against a Charleston/Mattoon physician assistant for failing to diagnose and treat a deep vein thrombosis resulting in a man’s death due to a pulmonary embolism
$1 million settlement against a federally employed family practice physician for failing to timely perform a C-section resulting in a stillbirth
$1 million settlement against the federal government for failing to properly install and maintain a loading dock at a U.S. post office resulting in severe back injury
$900,000 settlement against a Champaign/Urbana doctor and hospital for the failure to employ proper bridging anticoagulation strategy for woman with atrial-fibrillation undergoing hip surgery
$825,000 settlement for a family injured in a housing project due to the failure to timely repair and replace smoke detectors
$825,000 settlement offered by a Springfield emergency room physician during trial for failing to timely diagnose a heart attack
$825,000 settlement against a radiologist for failure to diagnose and treat a spinal abscess on MRI resulting in neurologic injuries
$760,000 settlement against a Quincy emergency room doctor for failing to recognize and treat a woman’s bacterial meningitis resulting in her death
$750,000 settlement against a bankrupt hospital for its attending physician’s failure to appropriately treat a young boy in diabetic shock resulting in his death
$750,000 settlement against a Peoria hospital for its laboratory’s failure to report a critical value blood culture result to the ordering physician resulting in the death of an 89-year-old man
$750,000 settlement against a Charleston/Mattoon hospital and emergency room physician for failing to diagnose and treat pancreatitis resulting in death
$750,000 settlement against central Illinois podiatrist for failure to prescribe proper anti coagulation following fort surgery resulting in the death of a 65-year-old man
$750,000 settlement against a Bloomington orthopedic surgeon for failing to diagnose avascular necrosis resulting in a need for hip replacement surgery
$737,000 settlement for the failure to timely deliver twins resulting in mild birth injuries to one of the twins
$725,000 settlement against a Chicago orthopedic surgeon for improperly performing foot surgery resulting in the need for a revision and fusion surgery
$725,000 settlement against a Central Illinois hospital for the improper administration of I.V. medication resulting in the amputation of a woman’s fingers
$700,000 settlement against a central Illinois pathologist for improperly misdiagnosing a rare cancer leading to unnecessary chemotherapy treatments
$700,000 settlement for a Tuscola woman involved in an automobile accident
$700,000 settlement for an elderly man from a Chicago suburb who was killed by a drunk driver
$700,000 settlement for the death of a 77-year-old Chicago woman involved in a car accident with a truck driver
$675,000 settlement against a Federal Prison for failing to provide AIDS medication to an inmate
$650,000 settlement against a Champaign obstetrician for failing to timely deliver the baby of a mother suffering from pre-eclampsia resulting in a miscarriage
$650,000 settlement in Macon County for failing to timely recognize post-operative bleeding in an 84 year old woman resulting in her death
$650,000 settlement against an Iowa Hospital for improperly administering radiation treatment to a man with lung cancer resulting in the need for unnecessary surgery
$625,000 settlement against a product manufacturer for a defective hip implant requiring revision surgery
$600,000 settlement against a Champaign emergency room physician for failing to diagnose and treat an aortic dissection resulting in the death of a 68-year-old man
$600,000 settlement on behalf of a diabetic man requiring multiple surgeries following total knee replacement surgery
$550,000 settlement against a Charleston/Mattoon obstetrician for improperly performing a vacuum assisted delivery resulting in a stillbirth
$550,000 settlement against a Rock Island neurosurgeon for failing to diagnose and treat verterbral discitis resulting in a two-level fusion surgery
$500,000 settlement against a Decatur family practice physician for failing to recommend colon cancer screening
$500,000 settlement for two, high-school girls who were injured by a motorist while crossing the Street Near Lane Tech high school
$500,000 against a pharmacy and Danville nursing home for improperly ordering and administering medication causing the death of a 95-year-old man
$500,000 settlement against a Champaign neurologist for failing to timely recognize and treat a stroke caused by a vertebral-artery dissection
$500,000 settlement against a corn processing plant for a man who fell off an elevated platform lift because the treads were not repaired or replaced
$500,000 settlement for a Bloomington man whose family physician failed to appreciate warning signs of a heart attack
$450,000 settlement against a Chicago hospital for the hospital’s failure to treat a rare heart condition
$450,000 settlement against a Champaign orthopedic surgeon for failing to diagnose a shoulder injury resulting in the need for rotator cuff surgery
$450,000 settlement for a University of Illinois professor against a Champaign orthopedic surgeon for improperly treating a leg tumor with unnecessary chemotherapy and radiation
$400,000 settlement against a Champaign infectious disease doctor for prescribing improper antibiotics leading to the death of a 90-year-old woman
$375,000 settlement against a Chicago nursing home for failing to timely and appropriately treat pressure wounds
$350,000 settlement against a Chicago area hospital for failure to appreciate respiratory depression in an 84-year-old man following bilateral hip replacement surgery
$350,000 settlement for a Freeport man against his emergency room physician’s failure to appreciate signs and symptoms of a stroke
$300,000 settlement against a central Illinois hospital for inadvertently prescribing excessive amounts of Tramodol
$300,000 settlement against a Bollingbrook Hospital and pain management physician for mis-filling a patient’s pain pump resulting in a month hospitalization
$300,000 settlement against a Chicago nursing home for failing to institute fall precautions resulting in a fall and hip fracture