Carbon Monoxide Settlements and Verdicts

In his career, Attorney Gordon Johnson has obtained results for carbon monoxide and brain damage survivors for hundreds of millions of dollars.

Seven and Eight Figure Carbon Monoxide Settlements

In the last five years, Attorney Gordon Johnson obtained these carbon monoxide settlements/verdicts:


In addition, he has represented carbon monoxide poisoned clients in six other cases that settled at or above $1 million. These combined settlements have involved more than 20 clients who recovered $1 million or more for brain damage as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning. In addition, Attorney Johnson recovered a verdict of $2.84 million in a Mild Brain Injury case in Palmer, Alaska in 2021.

Further, Attorney Johnson is currently representing more than 80 carbon monoxide poisoned clients. Included in those cases are:

Attorney Johnson has current carbon monoxide cases in Illinois, both Chicago and downstate Illinois,  Arizona, New Mexico, Washington, Colorado, Wisconsin and Michigan.

Attorney Gordon Johnson has obtained some of the largest Carbon monoxide settlements for his clients.

Attorney Gordon Johnson who has negotiated multiple large carbon monoxide settlements is shown here testifying to the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning. Click here for that testimony.

Disclaimer: Past recoveries for other clients do not predict the results of future cases.

Attorney Johnson was a lead source in this important article in the New York Times, published in July of 2o22:

Attorney Johnson was also interviewed for this story about carbon monoxide in apartments on CBS News:

Attorney Johnson has been doing brain damage cases since 1992 and has limited his practice to cases involving brain injury since 1996. While there can be other organs injured, carbon monoxide cases are primarily about how brain damage has changed the lives of people who survive carbon monoxide poisoning. Thus, Attorney Johnson’s decades of deposing neurologists, neuropsychologists and neuroradiologists gives him unique qualifications to represent those whose lives have been devastated by carbon monoxide poisoning.

carbon monoxide attorney Gordon Johnson.

Attorney Johnson was also the author of the Illinois Trial Journal article: Understanding Carbon Monoxide, Volume 24, Number1, Winter  2022.

About Carbon Monoxide Attorney Gordon Johnson

For the objective stuff on Attorney Gordon Johnson’s background:

He is a 1975 graduate of Northwestern University with a BS in Journalism. Attorney Johnson graduated cum laude from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1979. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois, Wisconsin, Arizona, Utah, Wyoming and Michigan.

Attorney Johnson is a former chair of the Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, of the American Association of Justice. The Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation group is the leading group of brain damage plaintiff lawyers in the United States.

Attorney Gordon Johnson is a frequent author and lecturer on brain damage and carbon monoxide poisoning topics, including understanding how carbon monoxide kills or causes permanent brain damage, MRI after carbon monoxide and deposing defense experts in carbon monoxide cases.

Attorney Johnson lives in Chicago, Illinois and Berlin, Wisconsin.