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Evidence Video has produced thousands of videos since it's inception in 1988.  In that time, the use of video as demonstrative evidence has become a vital and valuable tool to trial attorneys throughout the country.

Under the leadership of its founder, Gera-Lind Kolarik, Evidence Video has the unique ability to capture the pain, suffering and mental anguish of it's clients to help secure millions of dollars in out of court settlements and jury verdicts.

RECENT VICTORIES
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  • $29.1 MILLON FEDERAL COURT CLAIM VERDICT SECURED FOR LAKE COUNTY FAMILY

    Evidence Video helps secure a $29.1 million settlement against a Chicago Hospital after physicians were proven to be negligent in the delivery of a newborn baby. When the mother began complaining of severe labor pains, physician failed to supply her with an antibiotic that would have prevented a severe infection from spreading to the baby. The baby was later born with Group Beta Strep infection.


  • $1.28 MILLION VERDICT FOR INJURED TEEN

    Evidence Video created a Day In The Life video that helped secure a $1.28 million verdict for a 16-year-old female plaintiff who suffered major injuries including a broken patella, tibia and fibula in her leg resulting from a car accident.  She now has a pre-arthritic condition in her knee and has limited mobility.





  • $11.5 MILLION VERDICT AWARDED
    Evidence Video helps secure an $11.5 million verdict for a Bolingbrook woman who lost her newborn baby and part of her intestine due to negligence on the part of a suburban hospital.




  • $5 MILLION SETTLEMENT REACHED FOR FAMILY OF DECEASED MOTHER

    Evidence Video helps secure a $5 million settlement to the family of a woman who was misdiagnosed with lung cancer. The 45-year-old woman later died as a result of the delay in treatment.


  • $2.5 MILLION SETTLEMENT REACHED FOR WRIGLEY FIELD ACCIDENT

    Evidence Video helps secure a $2.5 million settlement for the family of a 21-year-old woman who died at Chicago's Wrigley Field after a wall collapsed on her following a wind storm.


  • $2 MILLION SETTLEMENT REACHED FOR INJURED COUNTY EMPLOYEE
    Evidence Video helps secure a $2 million settlement for a Cook County, Illinois employee who was injured while on a Metra Train. The train did not properly cross over from one track to another, causing the victim to suffer hip and shoulder injuries.


  • $6 MILLION AWARDED AFTER BIRTH INJURY
    Evidence Video helps secure a $6 million settlement for a woman who was given increased amount of Petrocin before child birth. The overdose resulted in the baby being born with cerebral palsy and mental retardation.

  • $33 MILLION SETTLEMENT AWARDED FOR BIRTH INJURY
    Evidence Video creates a Day In The Life documentary that helps settle a $33 million medical malpractice case for a Wisconsin family.




  • $11.4 MILLION AWARDED FOR WISCONSIN FAMILY
    An $11.4 million settlement was awarded to a Wisconsin family after the newborn baby was born with cerebral palsy and severe brain damage. Nurses failed to properly review the electronic fetal monitor and did not detect the later signs of fetal distress. 




  • $12 MILLION SETTLEMENT REACHED FOR FAMILY OF BRAIN INJURED CHILD
    Evidence Video creates a Day In The Life video that assists in a $12 million settlement for the family of a child who was given an overdose on medication and suffered irreversible brain damage.





  • PLANE CRASH FAMILIES AWARDED SETTLEMENT
    Evidence Video worked hard to produce documentaries for the families of the victims involved in the 2008 Comair Plane crash in Kentucky. The accident occured after the pilots were directed down a runway that was under construction.


  • FAMILY AWARDED LARGE SETTLEMENT 12 YEARS AFTER BIRTH OF THEIR CHILD
    Evidence Video helps secure a $9 million settlement for a family who investigated their son's hospital injuries 12 years after he was born. Evidence showed that the Chicagoland hospital was negligent in causing severe neurologic injuries to the boy.



  • WISCONSIN FAMILY AWARDED $11.4 MILLION FOR BIRTH INJURY CASE
    Evidence Video helps secure an $11.4 million settlement for a Wisconsin woman who's certified nurse midwife and hospital nurses failed to recognize that her labor was not progressing normally. Failure to follow the correct measures to deliver the baby resulted in severe brain damage.






  • INDIANA WOMAN AWARDED $24 MILLION AFTER ACCIDENT
    A Day In The Life video produced by Evidence Video helps secure a $24 million settlement for an Indiana woman who became paralyzed following a car accident.

  • $48 MILLION VERDICT AWARDED TO INDIANA FAMILY

    A $48 million verdict was awarded to a steel mill worker who fell 17 feet of a ladder at work and became covered in refractory concrete. The accident resulted in him being paralyzed from the waist down.


  • $2.1 MILLION AWARDED FOR MOTHER WHO WATCHED HER DAUGHTER DIE
    A jury awarded a woman $2.1 million after a semi-truck collided with her van in Columbia City, Indiana. The accident resulted in the victim's 59-year-old daughter losing her life. Evidence Video created the documentary that was used in court to depict the deceased woman's life. 






  • $10 MILLION SETTLEMENT AWARDED AFTER WORKER FALLS DOWN ELEVATOR
    A $10 million settlement was awarded to the family of a construction worker who fell 110 feet to his death while working on a downtown Chicago high rise. It was later determined that the owner of the building had violated numerous building codes that resulted in the victim's death.  





  • HOSPITAL PAYS FAMILY $6.5 MILLION FOR BIRTH INJURY

    A $6.5 million settlement reached for the family of a boy who was born severely brain damage as a result of an inproper C-Section. The child now has difficulty walking and suffers from motor delays and moderate cognitive deficits.


  • $10 MILLION SETTLEMENT FROM CITY AFTER BOY LOSES HIS LEG
    The City of Chicago reached a $10 million settlement for a boy who was injured when he was hit by a fire truck, resulting in him losing his leg. They boy was playing in the spray of an open hydrant when the truck's fron bumper hit him. He is now 15-years-old.






  • $17.7 MILLION SETTLEMENT REACHED FOR BRAIN INJURY CASE
    A former police officers was given a settlement after a hospital error lead to him being paralyzed. He developed a brain stem herniation after hospital staff failed to properly monitor his intracranial pressure while he underwent an external venticular drain. He can no longer use his mouth to eat or speak.



  • $29.6 MILLION SETTLEMENT FOR METRA ACCIDENT VICTIM
    Evidence Video assists the lawfirm Corboy & Demetrio in securing a nearly $30 million settlement for one of the victim of the 2005 Metra Train accident in Chicago. The victim was three months pregnant at the time of the accident. She is now confined to a wheelchair, suffered vision loss and has difficulties speaking.






  • VICTIMS OF ACME BARREL FACILITY AWARDED SETTLEMENT
    Evidence Video helps secure a settlement for the families who lived near the ACME Barrel facility in Chicago. The nearly $11 million settlement was awarded when it was determined that the residents were being exposed to toxic smoke from the facility.   


  • FAMILY OBTAINS $6.3 MILLION AFTER ELECTRICIAN'S DEATH
    Evidence Video assist in a jury verdict awarding $6.3 million to the family of a man who was killed following an explosion on a Chicago Transit Authority train. The switchgear explosion resulted in the electrician losing his life from massive injuries.





  • $4.1 MILLION SETTLEMENT REACHED FOR INJURED ELECTRICIAN
    Evidence Video helps in securing the largest knee injury verdict in Illinois history. The $4.1 million verdict was given to a man who suffered serious knee injury when a piece of construction equipment became dislodged in a trailer and fell on his leg.








  • $75 MILLION GLOBAL SETTLEMENT FOR VICTIMS OF HANCOCK SCAFFOLDING COLLAPSE

    Evidence Video helps secure a $75 million global settlement for the victims of the scaffolding accident that took place at the John Hancock Building in Chicago. Ten victims were injured or killed when the scaffolding collapsed.


  • $9.5 MILLION AWARDED TO THE FAMILY OF FAMED BLACKHAWKS PLAYER KILLED IN ACCIDENT

    Evidence Video helps secure a $9.5 million for the family of Chicag Blackhawks defenseman and coach. To date, it was the largest jury verdict for a personal injury and wrongful death case in St. Louis, Missouri.



  • $7 MILLION SETTLEMENT FOR WOMAN INJURED BY TARGET STORE DOORS
    A record-setting settlement was reached for a woman injured by automatic doors at an Illinois Target store.



  • FAMILY AWARDED $2.75 MILLION FOR WRONGFUL DEATH CASE

    Evidence Video helps secure a $2.75 million settlement for the family of a man, killed in a car accident.  




  • $9 MILLION AWARDED FOR BRAIN INJURY CASE
    A $9 million settlement was awarded for the family of a girl who was born severly brain damage after a midwife ignored signs of fetal distress.
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