Class action against four airlines for the misrepresentation of airline ticket purchasers regarding surtax for gasoline sales tax costs against four major airlines.
Mr. Fichera was the Plaintiff in a class action against State Farm Insurance Company for over charging on policies.
Female child suffered brain damage subsequent and during birth due to the alleged negligence of the hospital and various medical providers.
Male child, five (5) years old, brain damaged from alleged negligence of Grant Hospital and different medical providers during, and subsequent to, birth. Case settled during trial.
A 20-year old single male, struck by a tree which fell during a wind storm in Chicago, IL. Investigation revealed that the City, in repairing a water pipe next to the tree, severed part of the root system, causing the tree to become unstable. Jury Verdict - February of 2002.
Mexican immigrant struck and killed by a semi-truck when riding his bicycle in Chicago.
Plaintiff v. Burlington Northern et al. Wrongful death/product liability/negligence - Male, 44, was killed when crushed by a tractor-trailer.
Laborer suffered burns as a result of defendant’s failure to provide a safe working environment.
27 year old male suffered mental and psychological injury due to mercury exposure.
44 year old female, diabetic housewife, admitted to Oak Park Hospital with gangrenous left foot and toes. Claimed defendant did not administer penicillin dose ordered, resulting in amputation of left leg below the knee.
Boy, 5 years old, passenger in an automobile which was struck by a freight train and sustained loss of eye and a leg fracture.
Mechanic struck and killed while assisting a stranded motorist along the Bishop-Ford Expressway. Case settled for the insurance policy limit.
A 28-year old female, mother of two, was mauled by a bear that was being cared for by a farmer in Southern Illinois. The case settled at the time of trial June of 2001
Patient who was ignored by attending physicians after surgery resulting in severe infection.
Man injured in rear end collision resulting in minor damage to vehicle but a significant back injury.
34 year old male plaintiff sustained degloving of right calf, fractured fibula of left leg and tibial plateau of right, plus torn anterior cruciate as a result of an auto-truck accident.
Elderly woman injured her shoulder and eventually died as a result of a medical transport crash.
School maintenance worker injured in motorcycle accident resulting in a back injury.
Retired police officer stranded on interstate struck by commercial carrier suffered broken pelvis. Indiana law applied to this case.
Structural Work Act. Plaintiff, male 44 year old laborer, sustained a fractured L4 vertebrae plus a fractured radius with compartment syndrome when scaffold plank broke ringing piles of bricks onto plaintiff.
Young architect struck by truck and killed while riding his bicycle on a rural road. Police determined the decedent was primarily at fault and case settled for the insurance policy limit.
Plaintiff slipped and fell resulting in the need for a hip replacement.
A 53 year old male suffering multiple fractures in a motor vehicle accident.
Male-47, fractures both femurs in fall on the Back Room Restaurant doorstop while suffering from ALS (Lou Gehrigs Disease). Settled during trial. In court in wheelchair.