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Christopher James Johnson

Christopher Johnson’s Legal Cases

20 total


  • Winter car crash

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Date:
    Jul 15, 2009
    Outcome:
    Verdict: $102,864.00 to Plaintiff (Insurance company paid excess verdict)
    Description:
    On 1/20/2006, Plaintiffs were on the way home from a birthday party when they were struck from behind by Defendant's vehicle. Plaintiff accumulated $22,864.00 in medical bills.
  • Chicago area mover injured on first week of the job

    Practice Area:
    Workers Compensation
    Date:
    Oct 27, 2009
    Outcome:
    Settlement - $195,000.00 (not including medical and disability benefits)
    Description:
    While working as a mover, Petitioner sustained a L5-S1 herniation trying to prevent a fridge from falling. He underwent two epidural injections and was released with permanent restrictions.
  • Maintenance worker's slip on water at work leads to 2 knee surgeries

    Practice Area:
    Workers Compensation
    Date:
    Dec 23, 2009
    Outcome:
    Settlement - $200,000.00 (not including medical and disability benefits)
    Description:
    Petitioner slipped and fell on water while working maintenance. He had an arthroscopy and an arthroplasty on his knee. He was released with permanent restrictions and underwent vocational rehabilitation.
  • Truck Driver injured on job in Missouri - eye surgery

    Practice Area:
    Workers Compensation
    Date:
    Jul 21, 2010
    Outcome:
    Settlement - $220,000.00 (not including medical and disability benefits)
    Description:
    Petitioner, a truck driver, was struck in the head by his vehicle's door due to a strong prairie wind. As a result of the trauma, he sustained a detached cornea that required surgery. Even after a successful re-attachment, Petitioner's problems with visual acuity prevented him from resuming work as a truck driver.
  • South side factory worker injured on the job - shoulder surgery

    Practice Area:
    Workers Compensation
    Date:
    Oct 01, 2010
    Outcome:
    Settlement - $129,750.00
    Description:
    Petitioner, an auto assembly worker, sustained a torn rotator cuff injury when she reached overhead for a heavy part. As a result of her injury, Petitioner had successful arthroscopic surgery. However, due to the nature of her injury, Petitioner had permanent restrictions that prevented her from doing assembly line work again.
  • South-side factory worker injured on the job - shoulder surgery

    Practice Area:
    Workers Compensation
    Date:
    Sep 28, 2010
    Outcome:
    Settlement - $100,000.00 (not including payment of over $75,000.00 in medical and disability benefits)
    Description:
    Petitioner, an assembly line worker, sustained frozen shoulder after two surgeries.
  • Quincy factory worker injured on the job - shoulder and elbow surgeries

    Practice Area:
    Workers Compensation
    Date:
    Dec 01, 2010
    Outcome:
    Settlement - $105,000.00 (not including payment of over $50,000.00 in medical and disability benefits)
    Description:
    Petitioner underwent shoulder and elbow surgeries and was unable to return to his job.
  • Quincy florist trips over garden hose

    Practice Area:
    Workers Compensation
    Outcome:
    Settlement - $150,000.00 (not including payment of over $200,000 in medical and disability benefits)
    Description:
    Petitioner tripped and fell over a garden hose and required two single-level fusion surgeries. She was unable to return to her other part-time job as a bus driver.
  • Berwyn man injures shoulders

    Practice Area:
    Workers Compensation
    Date:
    Jan 21, 2011
    Outcome:
    Settlement - $190,000.00 (not including payment of over $150,000.00 in medical and disability benefits)
    Description:
    Petitioner sustained two separate shoulder injuries requiring several surgeries. Petitioner was unable to return to his job.
  • Mokena trucking collision - neck surgery

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Jan 18, 2011
    Outcome:
    Settlement - $750,000.00
    Description:
    Plaintiff was completely stopped while waiting in line for fuel at a Shell service station when he was rear-ended by the a semi. Plaintiff required neck fusion but was able to return to work full-duty as a truck driver.