Our Successful Case Results

  • $9 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    Due to obstetrician failure to perform a prompt delivery after signs of irregularities in fetal monitoring were noticed, the child was born oxygen deprived. As a result, the child was diagnosed with athetoid cerebral palsy.

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  • $7.5 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    After undergoing surgery to have his spleen taken out at UIC Medical Center through the DaVinci Robotic Surgical System, a 49-year-old man suffered two puncture holes in an organ several inches away from the spleen due to surgeon error. As a result, Mr. Fernandez suffered severe infection and passed away. All four defendant surgeons claimed that the injury was not related to the surgery and occurred “spontaneously.” A $7.5 million jury verdict was obtained—no settlement offer was made before the trial.

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  • $5 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    The firm was able to negotiate a settlement with a local hospital for their alleged failure to diagnose fetal distress resulting in fetal demise.

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  • $3.7 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    Though a woman was taken for a stress test to Illinois Masonic Hospital due to chest pain / shortness of breath, the test was not completed and she was rescheduled for the following week. Just a few days later, the woman died from advanced coronary artery disease. When the defense refused to meet Mr. McNabola’s settlement demand of $1 million or make any settlement offer, the case went to trial and resulted in a much higher verdict.

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  • $3.5 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    Physicians failed to properly assess the well-being of the fetus when a mother arrived at The University of Chicago Hospital to deliver her child. As a result of the delayed delivery, the child was born with severe brain damage and was eventually taken off life support.

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  • $3.5 Million

    Trucking Accident

    Trucking negligence case - successful settlement. A Chicago man was driving his vehicle when he was struck from behind by a truck, resulting in a back injury that required surgery. After jury selection started in preparation for trial, the trucking company settled the case for $3.5 million dollars.
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  • $3.4 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    When a women went in for a routine colonoscopy, blood tests showed that she had kidney disease. She was given instructions to take a laxative before her colonoscopy that was known to result in kidney damage for patients with this disease. There was a safe alternative drug that posed no risk to those with kidney disease, but this drug wasn’t used. After her colonoscopy, the women suffered kidney failure that required two and a half years of dialysis and hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical expenses. When the plaintiff demanded policy limits of $2 million, the defense refused to settle. The jury deliberated for less than two hours, eventually rewarding $3.4 million to the client.

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  • $3.15 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    During Lasik surgery, there was a complication that resulted in the corneal cap detaching from the eye. The defendant doctor did not respond properly to the complication, which resulted in partial loss of vision permanently for the patient. The injury victim could no longer work as a Chicago police officer. In addition, a settlement was reached with the manufacturer of the machine used during the procedure (undisclosed amount).

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  • $3.05 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    A physician failed to properly diagnose fetal distress, which resulted in cerebral palsy for a newborn infant. The defense argued that there was no fetal distress and the cerebral palsy was unrelated to the delivery. As the parties were preparing for trial the defendants settled for $3.05 million dollars.

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  • $3 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    A doctor failed to diagnose colon cancer in a man, instead telling him that he simply had hemorrhoids. The failure to diagnose colon cancer earlier has led to him having an increased risk of dying from colon cancer.

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  • $3 Million Settlement

    Medical Malpractice

    A woman lost her life after emergency surgery was delayed for 10 hours following the diagnosis of a small bowel obstruction. Our firm prosecuted a wrongful death claim on behalf of her family and succeeding in collecting a $2 million settlement from the medical center and an additional $1 million settlement from the negligent general surgeon that carelessly ignored this surgical emergency.

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  • $2.7 Million

    Car Accident

    An elderly woman was killed while being transported by a driver who had fallen asleep at the wheel. Ted McNabola filed a wrongful-death lawsuit on behalf of the estate of the deceased client.

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  • $2.03 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    When a physician failed to diagnose a 54-year-old husband and father’s skin cancer, it resulted in metastasis of the cancer. He eventually died because his skin cancer spread throughout his body.

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  • $1.9 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    Though a 61-year-old smoker had a chest x-ray in April of 1997 that was read "as normal" by a radiologist, the x-ray was actually abnormal. The incorrect reading resulted in an 18-month delay in diagnosis, allowing the lung cancer to spread to the brain and bone.

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  • $1.5 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    After undergoing open heart bypass surgery, a 62-year-old male had swelling in his lower leg and shortness of breath. He returned to the hospital with these complaints and eventually died from a pulmonary embolus. The defendant doctor claimed the patient did not suffer from a pulmonary embolus, however the autopsy confirmed that the patient passed away due to a pulmonary embolus.

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  • $1.19 Million

    Motorcycle Accident

    While driving his motorcycle out of a parking lot, a vehicle got to close to him, causing him to lose control. Although there was no contact between the vehicles, the rider lost control of his motorcycle and suffered a severe hematoma on his right knee, as well as cuts, abrasions, and swelling injuries. When the defendant refused to meet Mr. McNabola’s settlement demand of $100,000, the case proceeded to verdict and the jury returned an award of $1.19 million within a few hours.

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  • $1 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    A 48-year-old man exhibited cardiac risk factors for approximately two years. The complaint alleged that his family physicians failed to recognize and treat his cardiac disease, an as a result, he suffered a heart attack and passed away.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Medical Malpractice

    Due to an anesthesiologist’s critical error, our client suffered partial paralysis during a uterine fibroid tumor removal procedure. Our firm obtained a substantial, confidential settlement.

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