Court upholds jury award in Illinois personal injury case


The Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, recently upheld a jury verdict in a personal injury action arising from a car accident that resulted in serious injuries to the plaintiff.

In Estate of Ogelsby v. Berg, No. 1-09-0639, the plaintiff, who was 60 years old at the time of the accident, was injured when the vehicle that she was driving was struck by a van driven by an employee of the defendant. She was taken to the hospital with multiple injuries, including a head injury that was caused when her face hit the windshield.

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