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$7,775,000: Multi-Vehicle Crash Results In Record Will County Verdicts

DISCLAIMER: The results are specific to the facts and legal circumstances of each of the clients' cases and should not be used to form an expectation that the same results could be obtained for other clients in similar matters without reference to the specific factual and legal circumstances of each client's case.

Taluc v. C.H. Robinson

On April 1, 2004, DeAn Henry was driving a 40-ton semi-tractor trailer loaded with potatoes when she lost control of the vehicle in slow moving traffic on northbound Interstate 55 near Plainfield, IL, rear-ending several cars and setting off a multi-vehicle chain reaction that resulted in 2 deaths, one serious injury, multiple other injuries, and property damage. Our clients William and Skye Taluc’s vehicle was the first car struck and was partially overridden by the semi. William sustained multiple crushing injuries, two collapsed lungs, 17 broken bones requiring numerous surgeries, and permanent disability of his lower right leg. 

Verdict: $7,755,000 to William Taluc and wife. 

The total verdict is the highest ever reported from Will County.