$13.75M settlement and $12.95M verdict obtained for 17 year-old female who was severely burned

Settlement:
$13,750,000

$13.75M settlement for 17 year-old female who was severely burned as a result of a Canadian National train derailment and fire in Rockford, Illinois as she was legally stopped at the crossing with her family in her vehicle. This young woman also lost her unborn child as a result of her injuries.

This settlement was obtained immediately prior to the reading of a $12.95M jury verdict rendered in our client’s favor obtained after a four-week trial.

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