Williams & Swee - (309) 827-4371 - Bloomington, IL
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Bloomington, IL 61701

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Verdicts / Settlements

The Law Firm of Williams & Swee has recovered millions in verdicts and settlements for past clients.  Check back in the near future for updated verdicts and settlements. 

Check here for the latest news, information, and changes in the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Law.

Workers’ Compensation Attorney Jean Swee litigated a ground breaking case through the Illinois Appellate Court. In the case the Appellate Court extended the time for filing Workers’ Compensation claims when the insurance company pays medical benefits. This case is important because it protects injured workers’ rights to pursue their case and receive benefits.
 
$170,000 to a police officer with a knee injury; in addition, we obtained lifetime pension benefits for the officer.
 
$230,000 to a factory worker with a neck injury. In addition, obtained lifetime Social Security benefits.
 
$235,000 to an electrician with bilateral shoulder problems due to repetitive work. In addition, obtained lifetime Social Security benefits.
 
$370,000 to a claims adjuster who sustained a heel and shoulder injury and could not return to field of work because of a restriction not to climb ladders. Injured worker returned to work as an insurance agent.
 
$167,829.50 to an injured worker who sustained a back surgery. In addition obtained lifetime Social Security benefits and the injured worker retired as he was over 65 years old.

Workers’ Compensation Attorney Dirk May won lifetime benefits for a lady who fell on a sidewalk on her way home from work. The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission affirmed this decision.

Below is a sample of some of our settlements:
 
$190,000 for an unoperated low back disc herniated with restrictions.
 
$299,000 for a delivery person with an operated cervical disc herniated/fusion and rotator cuff tear with a 
medium duty release.
 
$135,000 for a factory worker with a low back fusion and successful return to work.

$300,000
for a mechanic who underwent two low back surgeries with permanent light duty restrictions.
 
$400,000 for a disputed death claim occurring while the worker was in the mountains of Colorado.

$158,000 to a factory worker for a broken humerus, requiring surgery. Injured worker opened his own  
heating and cooling business.

Lifetime benefits of $516 per week for a parcel delivery driver who was unable to return to his work, but obtained work elsewhere after undergoing a cervical fusion. Open medical rights.

$866 per week for life for a skilled tradesman who could not return to work after injury to low back. Medical rights remain open.

$838 per week for life for a computer repairman who underwent low back surgery. Injured worker had 
significant pre-existing back problems. Medical rights remain open.

$448 per week for life for a milkman who underwent bilateral shoulder surgery and was unable to return to his
job, but found work elsewhere. Medical rights remain open.

$150,000 settlement for back injury to Police Officer; in addition, to obtaining lifetime pension benefits for 
officer.

$166,000 settlement for neck injury to computer technician.

$330,000 settlement based on a wage differential for arm injury to equipment operator.

$100,000 settlement for back injury to assembly line worker, in addition to obtaining lifetime Social Security 
benefits.

$96,000 settlement for part-time waitress who injured her neck. In addition, obtained lifetime Social Security 
benefits.

$170,000 settlement for truck driver who underwent artificial disc replacement.

Trial award for State Developmental worker. Entitled to lifetime benefits for inability to work due to work injuries. Medical rights remain open. In addition, obtained lifetime Social Security benefits. 

$404.37 a week for life for a state employee with a shoulder injury.

$46,000.00 for electrician with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

$28,000.00 for a factory worker with bilateral Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

$170,000.00 for a retail worker with an operated lumbar spine. In addition, we obtained social security disability benefits.

$275,000.00 for a construction worker with an arm injury. In addition, we the Petitioner received social security disability benefits.

$388.00 a week for life for a maintenance worker with a lower back injury. In addition, the employee received lifetime social security disability benefits.

$90,000.00 for a maintenance worker with an aggravation of degenerative disc disease.

$110,000.00 for a maintenance worker with an operated knee.

$80,000.00 for an office assistant with an operated back. In addition, the employee received lifetime social security disability benefits.

A retail worker received an award from an Arbitrator of $26,000.00 for a leg injury. This was denied by the insurance company.

$94,000.00 for a laborer with a left shoulder injury.

$118,000.00 and open medical for an individual with an operated right shoulder.

$214.75 a week for life for a maintenance worker with an injured shoulder.

$140,000.00 for a nurse with an operated back.

$210,000.00 for a plumber with an operated back.

$175,000.00 for a factory worker with an operated back.

$200,000.00 for a grocery store employee with a foot injury.

$30,000.00 for a factory worker with epicondylitis.

$29,000.00 for each arm for a factory worker with epicondylitis.

$145,000.00 for a factory worker with chronic regional pain syndrome. In addition, the employee received lifetime social security disability benefits

$68,000.00 for a millwright with an operated elbow and shoulder.

$53,000.00 for a salesman with an operated back.

$137.28 per week for life for a factory worker with an operated neck. This was obtained through arbitration with a verdict for the Petitioner, and the Petitioner remained able to work.

A fast food worker was denied benefits by the insurance company. A verdict was obtained for her of $32,738.07. In addition, all of her medical bills, including her operative procedure, were paid.

$37,000.00 for a CNA with an operated wrist.

$150,000.00 for a concrete worker with a fracture of the ankle and leg.

$78,000.00 for a maintenance worker with an operated knee, carpal tunnel and shoulder surgery.

$85,000.00 for an individual with an operated neck.

$60,000.00 for a grocery store worker with cuital tunnel syndrome and rotator cuff tears.

$127,000.00for a retail worker with a foot injury.

$28,000.00 for a police officer with an operated knee.

$36,000.00 for a correctional officer with carpal tunnel syndrome.

$93,000.00  for a laborer with low back pelvis and leg injuries.

$50,000.00 for an electrician with an operated shoulder.

$411.10 a week for life for a maintenance worker with an operated back.

$75,000.00 to a hotel room cleaner for cervical discectomy and a fusion. In addition, she obtained lifetime social security disability benefits.

$80,000.00 to nursing care worker for back surgery. In addition, obtained lifetime social security disability benefits.

 

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