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Christopher James Johnson

Christopher Johnson’s Legal Cases

20 total


  • Skokie Car Crash

    Practice Area:
    Personal injury
    Date:
    Jan 25, 2013
    Outcome:
    Settled - $1,550,000.00
    Description:
    Plaintiff's car was rear-ended by another car that slid on the snow-covered road. Plaintiff underwent neck surgery and extensive pain management.
  • Chicago Car Crash

    Practice Area:
    Personal injury
    Date:
    Dec 14, 2012
    Outcome:
    Settled - $250,000.00
    Description:
    Plaintiff's vehicle was struck from behind by a Maserati while waiting for the ramp meter to the Dan Ryan Expressway. Plaintiff underwent pain management for his neck and back.
  • Quad Cities trucking collision - back, neck, and shoulder injuries

    Practice Area:
    Personal injury
    Date:
    Oct 10, 2012
    Outcome:
    Settlement - $1,050,000.00
    Description:
    Plaintiff's semi trailer was struck by a passing semi truck and trailer while Plaintiff was on the shoulder of the road for an engine breakdown. Plaintiff underwent arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and microdiscectomy as well as extensive pain management.
  • CTA worker electrocuted on third rail

    Practice Area:
    Workers compensation
    Date:
    Sep 12, 2012
    Outcome:
    Settlement - $175,000.00 (not including over $1,000,000.00 in medical and disability benefits)
    Description:
    A CTA worker tripped on debris and onto the third rail. Due to the damage sustained in the electrocution, Petitioner underwent numerous skin grafts and reconstructive surgical procedures.
  • Chicago car crash - neck injury, no surgery

    Practice Area:
    Personal injury
    Date:
    Nov 02, 2011
    Outcome:
    Settlement - $200,000.00
    Description:
    Plaintiff, a Chicago Police Officer, was involved in an intersection-related collision, where Defendant, a retired City of Chicago Firefighter, failed to yield the right-of-way.
  • Nurse injured lifiting - 2 back surgeries

    Practice Area:
    Workers compensation
    Date:
    Jun 09, 2011
    Outcome:
    Settlement - $149,999.00 (not including payment of medical and disability benefits)
    Description:
    Petitioner was injured while moving a patient. After 2 lumbar fusions, she could not return to work as a nurse because the employer required her to work at least 12 hours per day.
  • Evanston car crash - back surgery

    Practice Area:
    Personal injury
    Date:
    Jun 02, 2011
    Outcome:
    Settlement - $750,000.00 plus waiver of a $142,250.37 health insurance lien purchased by Defendant's carrier.
    Description:
    82 year-old former school teacher failed to yield to Plaintiff at a four-way stop and smashed into the right door of Plaintiff's Camaro.
  • 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.
  • 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.