Michael W. Kopsick

GWC Attorney Accepts Award from First Defense Legal Aid

On May 5, 2017, GWC Injury Lawyers attorney Michael W. Kopsick accepted a volunteer service award from First Defense Legal Aid, a Chicago nonprofit organization fighting to assist arrestees in accessing legal representation at critical moments during their arrests. Chief Judge of Cook County Timothy Evans was present and greeted Mr. Kopsick. Judge Evans was>> Read More

Managing Partner Louis Cairo Appears on WCIU’s “Case or No Case”

GWC’s managing partner Louis Cairo made an appearance on the popular WCIU television segment “Case or No Case” on March 15. He discussed common incidents that may or may not result in a personal injury claim. Click on the video below to watch the entire segment and be sure to stay tuned for the latest installments. Case>> Read More

Derek Bolka

Derek Bolka, Law Clerk and Member of GWC Family, Needs Your Help With His Recovery

Derek Bolka, a law clerk in our workers’ compensation department and a member of the GWC Injury Lawyers family, is currently undergoing rehabilitation following a tragic accident.  He and his family are looking for help during a difficult recovery process. On February 11, Derek Bolka shattered, fractured, and dislocated multiple vertebrae in his lower spine, leaving him paralyzed below>> Read More

Jacqueline Hickey at Consulate

GWC Attorney Attends International Women’s Day Event at Consulate General of Mexico

On March 8th, Spanish-speaking attorney Jacqueline Hickey represented GWC Injury Lawyers at an event celebrating International Women’s Day at the Consulate General of Mexico in Chicago. She gave presentations about workers’ rights and what to do if you are injured on the job. The Consulate supports all women and this event addressed several important issues,>> Read More

paczki photo

Chicago Tribune Profiles Famous Pastry by Member of GWC Family

On February 24, the Chicago Tribune profiled a member of the extended GWC Injury Lawyers family and her famous Lenten treat, the paczki. Helena Kopinski is the mother of GWC paralegal Irene Jordan and co-owner of Camelot Banquets in Hickory Hills. She has been making paczki, a traditional Polish pastry, since before she left Zakopane,>> 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

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

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

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