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Over the past decades with Corboy & Demetrio, Clifford Law Offices, and Patrick J. Kenneally, Ltd., the partners, Tim Tomasik, Dan Kotin, Shawn Kasserman, and Bob Geimer, were instrumental in securing dozens of multi-million dollar recoveries on behalf of clients. That record continues at Tomasik Kotin Kasserman.

  • $30.2 million on a medical malpractice case for failure to deliver a baby past due date with low amniotic fluid resulting in brain damage and cerebral palsy.
  • $29.6 million verdict on behalf of a Chicago woman who suffered brain damage in the derailment of a Metra train.
  • $25.9 million verdict on behalf of a lawyer who was severely injured in a horrific taxi crash 10 years ago that involved a speeding cab that went hurling off an expressway ramp and smashed head-on into a concrete barrier.
  • $12.6 million verdict (co-counsel) against anesthesiologists and Rush Medical Center when anesthesiologist erred by inserting spinal needle and toxic anesthetic into patient’s spinal cord causing monoplegia and other permanent injuries.
  • $10.5 million settlement on medical malpractice case on behalf of a postal worker who was paralyzed due to the hospitals failure to diagnose and treat an infection.
  • $9.5 million settlement on behalf of a baby born with cerebral palsy at Sherman Hospital in Elgin, Illinois. A midwife delivered the baby without a sponsoring obstetrician present and failed to call for backup when the baby showed signs of distress, choosing instead to attempt a procedure that compromised the baby's health.
  • $9.5 million verdict on behalf of the family of former Chicago Blackhawk player and coach Keith Magnuson who was killed in a Toronto, Canada car crash.
  • $8.5 million on medical malpractice case for mismanaged induction of labor resulting in uterine hyperstimulation resulting in brain damage and cerebral palsy.
  • $8.407 million settlement on behalf of a woman who suffered brain damage when she was struck by a car after being dropped off by a PACE bus at a dangerous location.
  • $7.75 million on medical malpractice case for mismanaged induction of labor resulting in uterine hyperstimulation resulting in brain damage and cerebral palsy.
  • $7.5 million verdict on behalf of estate and children of City of Chicago worker who was killed as a result of trucking negligence.
  • $7.1 million on medical malpractice case for failure to diagnose spine fracture on x-ray resulting in paraplegia caused by spinal cord compromise.
  • $7 million on medical malpractice case for a botched abdominal surgery resulting in short gut syndrome.
  • $6.8 million settlement on behalf of a 69-year-old pedestrian who was struck and injured by a PACE bus as she crossed a street in Oak Park, Illinois.
  • $6 million verdict on behalf of the family of a 46-year-old Lake County wife and mother whose death was allegedly caused by the negligent administration of anesthesia.
  • $6 million settlement on behalf of the family of a 23-year-old women killed when a Metra train derailed. The victim was survived by her mother and adult brother.
  • $5.4 million on medical malpractice case on behalf of a new born baby who suffered from brain damage from a heart attack due to failure to diagnose common heart defect.
  • $5.1 million settlement on behalf of the family of a 61-year-old man who was struck by a left turning Megabus while crossing a Chicago street.
  • $5 million settlement on behalf of a 44-year-old mother of two against a radiologist who failed to timely diagnose lung lesion resulting in her death.
  • $5 million on behalf of a woman undergoing routine laparoscopic surgery awakes from anesthesia paralyzed as a result of physicians causing lumbar spinal cord injury.
  • $4.7 million on medical malpractice case for a newborn baby who suffered from brain damage resulting in cerebral palsy due to an untimely c-section.
  • $4.645 million settlement on a medical malpractice case on behalf of a client who sustained visual impairment during a botched eye surgery.
  • $4.5 million settlement on behalf of a 23-year-old laborer who sustained 2nd and 3rd degree burns when a pipe burst at a refinery he was inspecting.
  • $4.5 million settlement on behalf of the family of a 10-year-old girl who was killed when she was run over by a CTA bus while crossing the street with her mother.
  • $4.5 million on behalf of a woman who suffered burns and permanent disfiguring scars and altered gait due to residents misapplying a hot thermal activated cast.
  • $4 million verdict in a wrongful death case involving the death of an infant caused by physicians’ and nurses’ failure to timely admit infant to the hospital and treat a respiratory infection despite multiple visits to the emergency room.
  • $3.25 million judgment on behalf of the family of a 23-year-old who died when a Chicagoland Behavioral Health Hospital and the attending psychiatrist failed to properly recognize the high risk of suicide .
  • $3.02 million settlement against the CHA who failed to properly clean and secure abandoned apartments that lead to a 9-year-old girl, Girl X, being sprayed with poison and sexually assaulted in an abandoned apartment resulting in permanent injuries.
  • $2.5 million judgment on behalf of a woman who suffered bilateral femur fractures in a bus crash in Mexico.
  • $2.375 million on medical malpractice case for a client who suffered impaired eyesight following a back surgery.
  • $2 million on a medical malpractice case for failure to diagnose meningioma resulting in vision impairment.
  • $1.357 million verdict on medical malpractice case for newborn baby boy who suffered amputation of the tip of his penis during Mogen Clamp circumcision resulting in scarring and altered sensation in the future.
  • $1.2 million on a medical malpractice case for a newborn baby who suffered a brachial plexus injury due to shoulder dystocia during delivery.
  • $1.15 million as a result of destruction of evidence in a medical malpractice case.