Plaintiffs' Awards - Cook County Medical Malpractice Verdicts Published 1999-2012
By The Cook County Jury Verdict Reporter

1999-00 (48 cases) $155,303,198 (included verdict of $55.5 and 3 over $10 million)
Average verdict: $3,235,483
2000-01 (49 cases) $202,683,951 (included verdicts of $50 million and $30 million)
Average verdict: $4,136,407
2001-02  (38 cases)  $120,643,409 (included 5 verdicts of $10 million-$22 million)
Average verdicts: $3,174,827
2002-03  (43 cases)  $120,077,829 (included 3 verdicts in excess of $17 million)
Average verdict: $2,792,508 
2003-04 (30 cases)  $160,800,532 (included 7 verdicts in excess of $10 million)
Average verdict: $5,360,018 
2004-05  (35 cases)  $123,189,984 (included 3 verdicts in excess of $10 million)
Average verdict: $3,519,714 
2005-06 (41 cases)  $92,849,580 (included 1 verdict in excess of $10 million)
Average verdict: $2,264,624
2006-07   (32 cases)  $94,473,183 (included 2 verdicts in excess of $10 million)
Average verdict: $2,952,287
2007-08 (34 cases) $123,926,556 (included 2 verdicts in excess of $10 million)
Average verdict: $3,644,899
2008-09 (34 cases)   $124,076,802 (included 4 verdicts in excess of $10 million)
Average verdict: $3,649,318 
2009-10  (29 cases)   $100,484,027 (included 2 verdicts in excess of $20 million)
Average verdict: $3,464,966
2010-11   (21 cases) $27,891,047 (no reported verdicts in excess of $10 million)
Average verdict: $1,328,145
2011-12  (17 cases) $45,928,567 (included 1 verdict in excess of $10 million)
Average verdict: $2,701,680

 Cook County Jury Verdict Reporter 3/27/13