Small Subset of Doctors Responsible for Majority of Malpracti

Stanford researchers have found that a mere one percent of physicians are associated with one-third of paid malpractice claims in the U.S. Researchers analyzed over 66,000 paid medical malpractice claims filed against 54,000 U.S. physicians from 2005 to 2014. They focused on paid malpractice claims as paid status is indicative of inadequate care. Eighty-two percent>> Read More

After Several Deaths, Families Demand Change on Willow Springs Road

In the last year, four deaths have occurred along a dangerous section of Archer Road in Willow Springs. Survivors and victims’ families are urging lawmakers to take action and improve safety along Archer Avenue. According to those pushing for change, this curvy stretch of road needs attention. A father whose son died in an accident>> Read More

A Focus on Safety for Motorcycle Awareness Month

In 2015, there were 146 motorcycle accident deaths in Illinois, which is 28 more than the previous year. Motorcycles account for only three percent of all vehicle registrations in the state, but they are involved in nearly 15 percent of total traffic deaths. To kick start the riding season, the governor has declared May as>> Read More

Second Talcum Powder Lawsuit Receives Verdict

Earlier this month, a St. Louis jury announced the verdict of the latest talcum powder case involving manufacturer Johnson & Johnson. The company has been ordered to pay $55 million to the plaintiff, who claims her ovarian cancer was caused by use of their Baby Powder products. The plaintiff in this case reported using Baby>> Read More

The Unions and GWC

As Illinois largest Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Law Firm, GWC has had significant exposure to many of the fine efforts that the Unions in Illinois have put forth to make our state, and country, a better, safer and healthier place to live. All too often, our unions get negative media coverage because of strikes>> Read More

Teachers Union Unlikely to Strike in May

Despite threats of a strike, the Chicago Teachers Union likely won’t walk out in May. Concerns of a strike’s impact on pay and health insurance may keep teachers on the job until the end of the school year. Teachers’ salaries are often paid out over a 10-month period rather than one year; by striking in>> Read More

GWC Injury Lawyers Sponsors Pediatric Cancer Foundation Cocktail Reception

As part of GWC’s unwavering commitment to give back to the community, we are proud to have sponsored “Lawyers For Kids With Cancer,” a cocktail reception to help increase awareness and provide support among the Chicago legal community for a truly remarkable pediatric cancer foundation: Bear Necessities.>> Read More

GWC Injury Lawyers Sponsors Chicago Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Parade

We are pleased to announce that GWC Injury Lawyers is a five-star sponsor of the upcoming 25th Anniversary of the Chicago Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Parade, which runs from June 17th to June 19th. For more information, please visit the Chicago Vietnam Veterans Parade website.>> Read More

GWC Sponsored Hockey Team Takes Second Place in Tournament

GWC is proud to announce that the Impact Hockey Team, a youth hockey squad that is sponsored by our law firm, just took second place in a three-day tournament. The team travels around the country playing the top teams in North America and fell just short of being crowned the champions after losing 4 to>> Read More

GWC Makes Good on Lance Briggs Charity Partnership

The law firm of GWC Injury Lawyers made good on its partnership with Chicago Bears All Pro middle linebacker Lance Briggs by donating a total of $8,800 to Lances Briggs4Kidz Foundation at the conclusion of the Chicago Bears 2013 Season. GWC originally had agreed to donate $100 for every solo tackle Lance Briggs made this>> Read More

Being a Successful Lawyer is more than about the Practice of Law

Being a successful lawyer is not always about just practicing law. With our success on behalf of our clients comes a responsibility to give back to those in need and to various other worthy causes. The attorneys at GWC understand and live by this concept and are regularly involved in charitable events and organizations which>> Read More

WC Sponsors Shoot for a Cure Fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

GWC was proud to sponsor another successful Shoot for a Cure fundraising event this past week. Since 2003, Shoot For A Cure has raised over 1.2 million dollars for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the National MS Society and various other charitable causes. Just prior to the event, a reporter and a camera crew were>> Read More