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Chicago personal injury attorney and workers’ compensation lawyer Mark Connolly has resolved hundreds of cases through trial, settlement, mediation, and arbitration and assisted in numerous that have resolved for in excess of $1,000,000.00.

Mark has served as lead counsel and achieved significant results including but not limited to:

  • $1,300,000.00

    future value award of lifetimes disability payments for an injured worker who suffered a traumatic brain injury and can never work much less care for himself the remainder of his life.

  • $950,000.00

    prove up for a wheelchair bound client who was struck by a motor vehicle while crossing the street causing significant scarring and permanent disability.

  • $900,000.00

    for a woman who suffered a vertebral burst fracture as a result of her motor vehicle being run off the road outside of Madison, WI. The Plaintiff required a five level fusion to correct this condition.

  • $790,000.00

    combined workers’ compensation and personal injury settlement for a United Airlines flight attendant who suffered fractures in her wrist and arm as a result of slip and fall accident at O’Hare International Airport. The Plaintiff underwent two separate surgeries to correct this condition and was unable to return to work as a flight attendant.

  • $750,000.00

    for a client who was riding his motorcycle through a Walgreens parking lot and was struck by a motor vehicle backing out of their parking spot. The Plaintiff underwent a cervical fusion and shoulder reconstruction and missed significant time from work.

  • $738,000.00

    for a client who suffered significant foot and shoulder injuries when his motor vehicle was struck by a commercial delivery vehicle. The Plaintiff underwent surgeries to his foot and shoulder as a result of these injuries.

  • $583,000.00

    combined settlement for construction worker who sustained multiple injuries to his bilateral shoulders requiring surgery. The injured worker’s case settled as a result of his inability to return to his previous jobs.

  • $500,00.00

    for a United Airlines flight attendant who suffered a herniated cervical disk and was awarded a cervical fusion surgery through a contested trial. He was unable to return to work as a flight attendant.

  • $466,539.00

    combined workers’ compensation and personal injury settlement for a client who sustained a serious cervical spine injury as a result of a rear end auto mobile accident. The Plaintiff underwent a cervical fusion as a result of the accident and resulting injuries.

  • $450,000.00

    combined workers’ compensation and personal injury settlement for a client who suffered a severe leg fracture as a result of a support beam falling on him. The case involved both construction negligence and product liability issues. The Plaintiff was never able to return to work as a laborer and continues to walk with an altered gait.

  • $430,000.00

    for a truck driver who suffered a major lumbar injury requiring a fusion and was unable to return to his prior line of work.

  • $399,000.00

    to a union construction laborer who sustained a foot fracture requiring multiple surgeries. The case was heavily contested and required two separate trials that were won by the Petitioner, the latter included penalties against his employer. The Petitioner was unable to return to work as a union construction laborer.

  • $381,305.00

    for a United Airlines flight attendant who suffered injuries to her low back during turbulence that necessitated a lumbar fusion. She was unable to return to her position as a flight attendant as a result of her injuries.

  • $375,000.00

    for a United Airlines flight attendant who suffered a left foot fracture while on layover. This injury resulted in multiple surgeries and he was unable to return to his position as a flight attendant.

  • $275,000.00

    for a United Airlines flight attendant who underwent bilateral shoulder replacements and cervical fusion as a result of multiple accidents while working for the Respondent.

  • $250,000.00

    for a Chicago Police Officer who suffered debilitating arm and hand injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident. The Plaintiff was unable to return to his position as a Police Officer for the City of Chicago.

  • $200,000.00

    for the Estate of a man who suffered injuries to his shoulder and hip as a result of a slip and fall on ice while delivering pizzas for the Defendant. The evidence gathered overwhelmingly suggested that the Defendant created this dangerous condition leading to the traumatic fall. The Plaintiff passed away of unrelated causes during the pendency of the case.

  • $200,000.00

    medical malpractice settlement for a minor whose doctor mistakenly fused the interphalangeal joint of the minor’s ring finger instead of the middle finger causing permanent and irreversible damage to his ring finger.

  • $50,000.00

    for the Estate of a woman who, while in hospice for terminal cancer, was left unattended by a nurse who passed out after stealing a fentanyl patch.

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