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$1.5 Million Settlement Recovered for Patient Who Received a Defective Hip Implant

Chicago, Illinois A 71 year old woman received a $1,500,000 settlement from an unnamed hip implant manufacturer whose metal hip fractured after 3-1/2 years of use. A lawsuit was filed in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, on behalf of Margaret Spizzirri …
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Hospital settles small intestine case for $15M.

By Pat Milhizer Law Bulletin staff writer A Cook County judge approved a $15 million settlement this week that a hospital agreed to pay to a 6-year-old boy who lost most of his small intestine and part of his colon …
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Ex-local Merrill Lynch brokers seek arbitration over compensation from B of A

Crain’s Chicago Business By Lynne Marek (Crain’s) — Four former Merrill Lynch brokers in Chicago are pressing their ex-employer, now owned by Bank of America Corp., to pay about $3 million in compensation they argue is owed to them. The …
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Decision interferes with jury role in punitive damages, trial lawyers say

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin By Bethany Krajelis Law Bulletin staff writer SPRINGFIELD – An individual’s right to have a jury decide damages is at risk if the Illinois Supreme Court does not reverse an appellate court ruling that sharply reduced …
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Court leaves $19 million award alone

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin By Stephanie Potter Law Bulletin staff writer The Illinois Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to review 497 cases, including a $19.2 million award to the family of a man killed in a 1999 collision with two …
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Hoste Among Law Bulletin’s “40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch”

Leahy & Hoste partner Peter Hoste was recently named to the Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s list of “40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch,” which hailed him as “one of the best personal-injury and medical-malpractice specialists in the city” and …
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$19 million crash verdict ‘not excessive’

Largest wrongful death verdict ever affirmed Chicago Daily Law Bulletin By Stephanie Potter Law Bulletin staff writer The 1st District Appellate Court on Friday affirmed a $19.2 million award to the family of a man killed in 1999 when two …
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