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Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer

Chicago is known for a lot ─ everything from Lake Shore Drive and deep-dish pizza to Da Bears and Wrigley Field. It is also known for being the home of many hard-working people trying to make ends meet and provide for themselves and their loved ones. When you’ve been hurt at work, the impact can take a toll on you physically, emotionally, and financially. A reliable Chicago personal injury lawyer from Schweickert Ganassin Krzak Rundio, LLP can help get you the benefits you deserve while you recover from your accident. Contact us for a free consultation.

The attorneys from our firm have been helping Chicago’s injured for decades. We’ve recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for clients in negotiated settlements and jury verdicts. Our workers’ compensation lawyers are dedicated to helping accident victims in Chicago and all of Cook County get the compensation they need so they can recover from their injuries and move on with their lives.

Workers’ Compensation

If you’ve been hurt in an accident at a workplace in Chicago, you are eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. Workers’ comp benefits are supposed to cover your accident-related medical expenses and compensate you for partial lost wages while you can’t work. The claims process can be difficult to navigate, and employers and insurance companies will often dispute your claim. That’s when our Chicago workers’ compensation lawyers can step in.

An employer may challenge whether or not your injury or illness was related to your job. Insurance companies might question the severity of your injury, and they may say you don’t need certain types of treatment. Or they might try to suggest that you’re ready to return to work even though you’re still trying to recover from your injury.

Our experienced attorneys will fight to help you get the benefits you deserve. Our injury lawyers can build a strong case to prove you were injured at work and need treatment. Our attorneys represent you at all hearings and appeals. We can help you reach a lump settlement that meets your needs and if necessary, fight for you in court.

Work Accidents

In Chicago, there are many different types of workplaces – including construction sites, warehouses, schools, hospitals, farms, and offices. A work accident can occur at any job and leave a worker seriously injured. While you recover, medical expenses can add up quickly, and it can be hard to figure out how to pay those bills when there is lost income due to missed time at work. That’s when a workers’ compensation lawyer from our Chicago legal team can help.

In Illinois and Cook County, the workers’ compensation system is supposed to help injured workers pay for medical expenses and provide partial lost wages to help hurt workers get by. Employers and insurance companies can challenge claims, however, and they try many ways to pay injured workers as little as possible.

Our law firm has been helping injured workers in Chicago for decades. Our lawyers can help you navigate the claims process and will fight to help you receive the benefits you deserve. From filling out initial paperwork to representing you at hearings during the appeals process, our workers’ compensation attorneys will be with you every step of the way.

Car Accidents

A car crash can happen suddenly, whether you are traveling on a highway or driving through Chicago’s busy streets. It only takes one negligent driver to cause a car crash that leaves you injured. You deserve financial compensation, but a lot of drivers don’t take responsibility for their mistakes or negligence. The insurance company wants to pay you as little as they possibly can, and none of it is fair or has your best interests in mind.

The experienced Chicago car accident lawyers from our Chicago legal team know the games that insurance companies play. That’s why our law firm investigates your car crash to get all the facts. Our attorneys build strong cases that the insurance company can’t ignore. When they see our car accident lawyers are ready to fight for you every step of the way, they often agree to talk about a fair settlement.

Our attorneys are only interested in a resolution that has what’s best for you as a top priority, including compensation for all current and future medical expenses related to your accident injury. It also includes any lost wages you suffered, and sometimes can include compensation for other damages, such as pain and suffering.

Personal Injury

There are many ways for people in Chicago to get injured due to someone else’s mistakes or negligence. Failing to clean up a spill in a store can result in a slip and fall accident. An untrained dog can bite someone and cause painful injuries. A doctor can prescribe the wrong kind of medication that results in debilitating side effects and symptoms. When you’re injured as a result of someone’s negligence, you deserve financial compensation, and the personal injury lawyers from our Chicago law firm can help. Additionally, we can help those who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma in Chicago.

Navigating the legal process in Cook County and the state of Illinois can be complicated. Negligent parties deny responsibility. Insurance companies may question your claim, or they may even try to say the accident was your fault. Many times, they’ll make you a lowball settlement offer and hope you’ll just go away.

That’s not good enough. Our lawyers are focused on getting the best possible outcome for injured accident victims, either through a negotiated settlement or jury verdict. We take your case seriously, and we’ll make sure the insurance company does too.

Office Location

30 N. LaSalle St. 4020 A
Chicago, IL 60602

(by appointment only)

Phone: (815) 223-0177
Fax: (815) 223-8449

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