NEWS ♦ RESULTS
$3.7 MILLION SETTLEMENT IN WRONGFUL DEATH CASE
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Chicago, Illinois – Attorney John F. Gregorio reached a $3,750,000.00 settlement in a Wrongful Death case involving a construction worker who was killed while working on a construction site outside of Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Gregorio reached the settlement before Judge Richard J. Elrod on behalf of the wife of a 55 year old construction worker who was killed while working in a large pit on a construction site. The worker was killed when argon gas was pumped into the pit displacing the oxygen, resulting in the death of the worker. The lawsuit alleged that the Defendants failed to follow applicable safety standards and procedures and also failed to properly supervise and coordinate the work.
“This tragic accident could have been avoided had the Defendant followed proper safety procedures and construction safety standards” Gregorio said after the settlement was reached. “A man’s life has been lost as a result of the negligence of the Defendants in this case. We hope tis case sends a message to Construction Companies that safety should come first and that disregarding safety standards will not be tolerated”.
Mr. Gregorio is a renowned Personal Injury Attorney who has many other large settlements and verdicts in construction accident and personal injury cases.
$1,700,000.00 SETTLEMENT FOR KNEE INJURY
Chicago, Illinois – Gregorio ♦ Marco recovered $ 1,700,000.00 for a 48 year old man who injured his knee when he stepped into an unmarked roof drain hole. The lawsuit alleged that the roof drain hole was covered by a rubber membrane and was not marked or barricaded. The suit named both the roofing company and the plumbing contactor who cut the hole which resulted in the injury. This case marks another $1 million plus recovery for Gregorio ♦ Marco , regarded as one the leading personal injury firms in the country.
GREGORIO FILES $5 MILLION CLAIM AGAINST U.S. POSTAL SERVICE
Chicago, Illinois – Chicago law firm Gregorio ♦ Marco filed a $5 Million claim against the United States Postal Service on behalf of a 41 year old Bolingbrook women, who was critically injured in an automobile accident involving a Postal Service semi-truck. The accident occurred on Interstate 55 near County Line Road in Downers Grove, Illinois and stopped northbound traffic for hours on the busy Interstate.
Attorneys John F. Gregorio and Sean Stec filed the claim in United States District Court seeking $5 Million in compensatory damages for the victim and her family. The victim’s vehicle was crushed when the Postal Service semi-truck struck her from behind in the northbound lanes. The victim suffered life-threatening injuries in the accident including the amputation of her left arm.
$4,000,000.00 SETTLEMENT TO FAMILY OF IRONWORKER
Chicago, Illinois – Trial Attorney John F. Gregorio, recovered $4,000,000.00 for the family of an ironworker killed in a construction accident in Champaign, Illinois. The 33-year-old ironworker was killed during the construction of a commercial building when he fell through an opening in roof decking approximately 30 feet to the ground. The victim sustained numerous internal injuries and head trauma, which resulted in his death. “The Defendant’s committed numerous safety violations, including the failure to provide adequate fall protection for workers on this construction project”, said Gregorio a well know personal injury attorney who specializes in construction site injuries. The suit alleged that the General Contractor failed to enforce mandatory safety rules and standards on the project and failed to provide workers with appropriate fall protection. The suit also alleged that the Defendant’s failed to employ competent individuals to supervise the work and enforce safety rules on the project. Mr. Gregorio has numerous other multi-million dollar recoveries in bodily injury cases and his firm is recognized as one of the leading law firms in Illinois and throughout the United States.
CONSTRUCTION WORKER RECOVERS $2.3 MILLION DOLLARS
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Chicago, Illinois – A 46 year old construction worker recovered $2,375,000.00 for injuries suffered in a construction accident in Illinois. The plaintiff was represented by Chicago based trial lawyer John F. Gregorio, and his firm Gregorio ♦ Marco . The victim was injured when he fell 15 feet off a ladder causing serious personal injuries. The lawsuit, filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County, alleged that the Defendants failed to provide Plaintiff with a safe and suitable support device and failed to properly supervise and coordinate the work.
Mr. Gregorio is a well known trial lawyer in Chicago who has won numerous multi-million dollar cases for his clients.
GREGORIO RECOVERS $3,750,000.00 FOR BURN VICTIM
Chicago, Illinois – The law firm of Gregorio ♦ Marco recovered $3,750,000.00 for a construction worker electrocuted by a high voltage power line. The 36 year old victim was burned over a large percentage of his body when the truck he was working on came in contact with a Commonwealth Edison high voltage power line. The truck contacted a 15,000 volt power line causing electrical current to travel thru the truck and into the victim who was holding a metal rake at the time of the occurrence.
The suit filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County Illinois by John F. Gregorio alleged that the power lines were too low and that the truck operator violated various safety standards, including OSHA regulations, by striking the power lines while raising the bed of his truck.
GREGORIO RECOVERS $1,245,000.00 IN SOLDIERS FIELD CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT
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Chicago, Illinois – Attorneys from the law firm of Gregorio ♦ Marco recovered $1,245,000.00 for an apprentice Ironworker who was injured at the Soldier Field construction project in Chicago, Illinois. The injured worker was operating an aerial lift over a temporary roadway when the lift tipped over causing him to be violently slammed to the ground.
“The temporary roadway was too narrow and the edge of the road was not properly shored up, marked or barricaded” said Mr. John F. Gregorio, the lead attorney on the case. The suit filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois also claimed that the Defendants violated various provisions of OSHA and other construction safety standards. Gregorio ♦ Marco is a leading law firm in the area of personal injury law.
FALLEN WORKER RECOVERS $1.2 MILLION DOLLARS
Chicago, Illinois – Attorney John F. Gregorio recovered in excess of $1.2 million dollars for a 42 year old ironworker who fell 25 feet on a Chicago, Illinois construction project. The lawsuit filed against the General Contractor and Developer alleged that the defendants violated various provisions of OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Act) and other construction safety rules and standards by failing to provide the Plaintiff with a safe and suitable hoisting device on the project. The hoist device Plaintiff was using collapsed causing Plaintiff to fall two-stories to the ground resulting in serious bodily injuries.
MOTHER OF FALLEN WORKER RECOVERS $1,000,000.00
Champaign, Illinois – The 68 year old mother of a worker killed in a construction accident recovered $1,000,000.00 for the death of her son. The mother was represented by trial lawyer John F. Gregorio, of the Chicago personal injury firm of Gregorio ♦ Marco. The victim, a 45 year old construction worker, was stuck by an “I” beam which was being hoisted onto a building under construction in downstate Illinois. The victim fell approximately 15 feet to the ground resulting in his death. The lawsuit filed in the Circuit Court alleged that the crane operator negligently operated the crane by allowing the boom of the crane to strike a free standing column causing the load to swing out of control which ultimately stuck the victim and knocked him off the building. The suit also alleged that the Defendants violated numerous safety standards including OSHA regulations concerning construction safety.
“Hoisting operations are inherently dangerous and require strict adherence to safety practices and procedures” said Mr. Gregorio. “Unfortunately in this case a man lost his life as a result of unsafe practices”. Mr. Gregorio has had numerous multi-million cases in Illinois and is regarded as one of the finest trial lawyers in Illinois.
$1,000,000 RECOVERY IN PREMISES LIABILITY CASE
Chicago, Illinois – The personal injury law firm Gregorio ♦ Marco recovered $1,000,000.00 in a premises liability case on behalf of a 29 year old man injured while visiting Defendants warehouse. The victim injured his back when he was struck by a fork lift driven by one of the Defendants employees knocking Plaintiff down and causing the bodily injuries.
$700,000 SETTLEMENT IN TRUCKING ACCIDENT
Champaign, Illinois – Trial Attorney John F. Gregorio recovered $700,000.00 for a 58 year old man who suffered a crush injury to his right leg when he was struck by a truck delivering asphalt to a road construction project in central Illinois. The incident occurred on the Philo Road Resurfacing Project in Urbana, Illinois.