$2.18 Million Jury Verdict for Serious Injuries to Bicyclist Injured by Negligent Operation of Vehicle

Mary Mitchell, 62, was riding her bicycle in a crosswalk at an intersection.  Steven Anderson pulled out of a supermarket parking lot, drove through the intersection, and hit Mitchell, causing her to suffer a fractured right hip and wrist.

Mitchell had surgery on her wrist and hip and later required physical therapy.

Several years after this incident, Mitchell was diagnosed as having bursitis in her right hip resulting from the impingement of a surgical screw onto a bursa.  Mitchell’s injuries limit her physical activities. She is limited in her ability to walk, garden and play the piano.

Mitchell’s medical expenses totaled approximately $108,600.

Mitchell sued Steven Anderson alleging negligent operation of his motor vehicle.

The jury signed a verdict for more than $2.18 million.

At trial, Mitchell’s attorneys presented experts in economics, life care planning and orthopedic surgery. The defendant, Anderson, presented an expert in orthopedic surgery.

The attorneys handling this case for Mary Mitchell were Zane Berg, Cristina Sabbagh and Bryan Hofeld.

Mitchell v. Anderson, No. 18-CA-001085 (Fla. Cir. Ct. Lee County).

Kreisman Law Offices has been handling intersection crash lawsuits, bicycle accident cases, catastrophic injury lawsuits and wrongful death cases for individuals, families and loved ones who have been injured, harmed or killed by the carelessness or negligence of another for more than 40 years in and around Chicago, Cook County and its surrounding areas, including Glenview, Northfield, Wheeling, Deerfield, Hawthorne Woods, Vernon Hills, Libertyville, Lake Bluff, North Chicago, Waukegan, Grayslake, Crystal Lake, Highwood, Homewood, Northfield, Northbrook, Wilmette, Chicago (Edison Park, Rogers Park, Ravenswood Manor, Portage Park, Old Irving Park, Roscoe Village, Palmer Square, Bucktown, Sheffield Neighbors, Wrightwood Neighbors, Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Ukrainian Village, Noble Square, Fulton River District, Garfield Park, Homan Square, Little Italy, East Pilsen, Chinatown, Prairie Shore, Douglas, Oakland, Canaryville, Indian Village), Wilmette, Winnetka, Berwyn, Cicero, Summit and Brookfield, Ill.

Robert D. Kreisman has been an active member of the Illinois and Missouri bars since 1976.

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