semi-trailer accident settlement

GWC Obtains $5.875 Million for Wisconsin Truck vs Car Accident Victims

GWC Partners Louis C. Cairo, Michael D. Fisher, and Louis A. Cairo have obtained $5.875 million in settlements on behalf of five victims of a Wisconsin semi-trailer accident. GWC represents two other passengers injured in this incident whose cases remain pending at this time. 18-Wheeler Flips Over Passenger Vehicle In March 2019, GWC’s clients were>> Read More


GWC Trial Verdict Nearly 33 Percent More Than Final Offer

GWC Partner Michael D. Fisher and attorney Lawrence J. Amato have obtained a $332,000.00 jury verdict in a highly contested pedestrian incident – nearly 33 percent more than the final settlement offer. Jeep Backs Over Woman in Parking Lot In October 2017, GWC’s client, a 64-year-old Arizona woman, was walking through an Enterprise Rent-A-Car parking>> Read More

GWC Settles Pedestrian Accident for Six Times the Policy Limits

GWC attorneys Timothy J. Keiser and Lawrence J. Amato have obtained a settlement for an injured pedestrian worth six times the available insurance policy limits. Pedestrian Dragged by Speeding Van On an early afternoon in August 2016, a 54-year-old man was walking across the street in an attempt to catch an eastbound Pace bus in>> Read More

Hinsdale Jeep crash

Five Injured in Hinsdale Jeep Crash

A 14-year-old boy was hospitalized and four others were injured after a Jeep crashed into a sub shop in Hinsdale, IL. GWC Injury Lawyers represents two of the victims of the Hinsdale Jeep crash and is seeking assistance from the public in gathering any and all information relative to this tragic event. Shop Struck by>> Read More

Can I Be Compensated for Pain and Suffering in a Car Accident?

In Illinois, “pain and suffering” is a legal term for the physical discomfort and emotional distress caused by an injury. If you have been wrongfully injured in a car accident in Illinois because of somebody else’s negligence, you may be asking yourself, “Can I be compensated for pain and suffering in a car accident?” You>> Read More

How Much Is My Car Accident Case Worth?

People who have been wrongfully injured in a car accident in Illinois often consider pursuing a personal injury case to obtain financial compensation. In these situations, they may wonder, “How much is my car accident case worth?” The truth is that every car accident case is different. There is no way to know at the>> Read More

Can I Claim Wage Loss for a Car Accident?

If you have been wrongfully injured in a car accident in Illinois, there is a good chance that you are thinking about pursuing a personal injury claim to obtain financial compensation. You imagine you might be reimbursed for your medical treatment, but that may not be the only cost you have incurred. If you have>> Read More

Do I Have a Car Accident Injury Case Without Medical Treatment?

If you have been injured in a car accident but have not received medical treatment, you may be asking yourself, “Do I have a car accident injury case?” In short, no. The value of any personal injury claim, including those involving car accidents, comes down to one key element – damages. These damages may include>> Read More

How Do I File a Car Accident Injury Claim?

If you get injured in a car accident as the result of another driver’s negligence, you could seek compensation by filing a claim with the at-fault party’s insurance company. How do you file a car accident injury claim? A Formal Request to the At-Fault Insurer According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are>> Read More


What is a Good Settlement Offer for My Car Accident?

When you are the victim of a car accident, you might not know what to do next.  You could be overwhelmed with mounting medical bills and other expenses, possibly at a time when you are unable to work because of your injuries.  For this reason, if the insurance company for the at-fault party responsible calls>> Read More

Illinois Medical District crash

Illinois Medical District Crash Kills Pedestrian

An Illinois Medical District crash ended with Chicago’s sixth pedestrian death in 2022. Building Struck in Crash The fatal Illinois Medical District crash occurred at approximately 2:30 a.m. on May 6, 2022. At that time, a male was driving a Cadillac southbound on Damen Avenue when he reportedly ran a red light at its intersection>> Read More

West Loop bicycle crash

Driver Charged in West Loop Bicycle Crash

Police have arrested and charged a driver who attempted to flee the scene after critically injuring a man in a West Loop bicycle crash. Bicycle Dragged For Blocks The West Loop bicycle crash took place at approximately 10:10 p.m. on April 16, 2022. At that time, 30-year-old Courtney Bertucci of Joliet was driving a Volkswagen>> Read More