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Get Your Vehicle Ready for Winter Weather

Ice and snow paired with freezing temperatures can be dangerous for drivers. If an auto accident happens or your car breaks down in the snow, you will want to be prepared. Preparing your car for winter now can help you stay safe on the roads. Preventing Winter Breakdowns Breaking down in the winter can leave you>> Read More

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GWC is a Proud Supporter of BraveHearts Therapeutic Riding & Educational Center

GWC Injury Lawyers is proud to announce their support of BraveHearts Therapeutic Riding & Educational Center in Harvard, Illinois. BraveHearts is a Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH) International accredited center, which means help is provided to veterans in the form of Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies. The benefits of these types of therapies are>> Read More

Case or No Case Thanksgiving 2015 Edition

In the Thanksgiving edition of WCIU’s popular “Case or No Case” segment, GWC partner Lou Cairo reviews a range of common situations that may result in those involved having grounds to file a damages lawsuit. Be sure to check out the video below and on behalf of the entire team at GWC Injury Lawyers, we wish>> Read More

Chicago is One of the Worst Cities for Thanksgiving Travel

If you are traveling to or through Chicago this Thanksgiving, be prepared: According to Google’s traffic data analysis, Chicago is the seventh worst U.S. city when it comes to heavy, sluggish holiday traffic. It’s also one of the top three trending cities for holiday air travel, so expect crowds at the airport. Avoid Traffic Jams>> Read More

When Insurance Companies Deny or Delay, We Make them Pay!

When people are injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, they often assume that insurance will cover medical expenses, lost wages, and other associated costs. Unfortunately, insurance companies will often deny responsibility for these expenses or take an unreasonably long time in issuing payment. The denial of responsibility is a very common tactic for>> Read More

GWC Settles Lake County Med Mal Case for $2.85 Million

GWC Injury Lawyers partner Lawrence Ruder won a $2.85 million settlement in a medical malpractice case against a major north suburban Lake County, Illinois hospital. The settlement, on behalf of the parents of a 5-year-old little girl, occurred just a few days before trial was set to begin. This is the largest pre-trial settlement in>> Read More

Medication Errors During Surgery Injure Patients

A recent study revealed that medication errors occur in half of all surgical procedures at the nations top hospitals, putting patients lives at risk. A third of drug errors observed in the study caused patient harm or adverse drug events. For the purpose of this study, which was published in the October 2015 edition of>> Read More