A college football player decided to resolve a fare dispute that arose with his Chicago cabbie, by using his fists. The altercation caused the cab driver to sustain a cervical disc herniation, which required no surgical repair.
A Highland Park woman visited a retirement facility to play Mah Jong with friends. On her way to the apartment where the game was to be held, she tripped and fell upon a temporary elevator floor covering that was left to protect the marble floor from damage during “move-ins”. The fall caused her to sustain a non-union fracture of the tibial eminence with underlying traumatic arthritis, for which a possible knee replacement was recommended.
While making a delivery to a large grocery store, a Chicago linen deliveryman slipped and fell upon a potato that had fallen from a crowded bin. As a result of the incident, the deliveryman sustained a lumbar disc herniation for which his treating doctors recommended future disc decompression and fusion surgery.
An Indiana woman was struck as she traveled through an intersection on a green light, when a man turned left into her path. She sustained a bimalleolar ankle fracture that required surgery with insertion of plates and screws. The trauma further caused her to develop Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, also known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.
A Lake County woman gave birth to a baby that was not breathing. The obstetrician failed to perform a timely cesarean and the hospital nurses failed to timely recognize that the baby was in fetal distress. The baby sustained cerebral anoxia which resulted in physical and mental impairment.
A twenty-eight year-old Chicago mother visited a warehouse store with her infant son. While reaching for a package of diapers from the rear of a floor level pallet, a wood beam fell upon her from the top of the pallet racks. As a result of the incident, she sustained cervical herniations, a non-displaced shoulder fracture, “drop foot” disorder and eyelid tarsus. Treatment for her injuries consisted of multiple hospitalizations and surgeries.
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