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Harris L. Elliott Promoted to Partner at GWC Injury Lawyers

GWC Injury Lawyers proudly recognizes Harris L. Elliott as the firm’s newest Partner, celebrating his remarkable achievements on behalf of the firm’s clients and his integral role in various aspects of the firm’s operations. Harris joined GWC as a clerk while pursuing his undergraduate studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Recognizing his strong work>> Read More

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GWC Obtains $17,200,000.00 Settlement for Union Laborer

GWC Injury Lawyers partners Louis C. Cairo, Michael D. Fisher, and Louis A. Cairo have obtained a $17,200,000.00 settlement for a union laborer who suffered an internal cranio-cervical disassociation injury whereby his skull detached from his vertebral column. The case remains pending against other defendants. Plaintiff Sustains Life-Altering Injuries In October of 2019, the Plaintiff, a 41-year-old union construction>> Read More

Family of Worker Killed in Bronzeville Building Collapse Retains GWC Injury Lawyers

GWC Injury Lawyers has been retained by the family of Pedro Santiago Mateo, a construction worker who died in a building collapse. Worker Killed In Building Collapse Pedro Santiago Mateo, a construction worker working on a building renovation project in Bronzeville, became trapped when the exterior brick façade of the building collapsed in the early>> Read More

GWC Obtains $625,000.00 for Jewel Slip and Fall

GWC attorney Timothy J. Keiser has obtained a $625,000.00 settlement for a Villa Park woman who slipped and fell in a Jewel grocery store. Puddle In Jewel Produce Section On the date of the incident, the plaintiff, a 43-year-old wife and mother of four, was shopping in the produce section of a Jewel grocery store in Villa>> Read More

St. Jude

GWC Donates $25,000.00 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

GWC Injury Lawyers has donated $25,000.00 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, which is a leader in understanding, treating and defeating childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. GWC’s Commitment To Giving Back Donating to St. Jude is in keeping with GWC and managing partner Louis C. Cairo’s longstanding commitment to giving back to the community. “I>> Read More

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GWC’s James E. Babcock Publishes Article on Sua Sponte Exclusion of Evidence

James E. Babcock GWC attorney James E. Babcock recently published an article on the impact of a sua sponte exclusion of evidence on a workers’ compensation claim. Occupational Exposure Claim Denied Mr. Babcock is currently serving his second term on the Illinois State Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Law Section Council. His duties include taking part in Council subcommittees, assisting with>> Read More

GWC Obtains Over $2,050,000.00 for Union Marble Setter

GWC partner Michael D. Fisher and attorney Lawrence J. Amato have obtained a gross settlement valued at over $2,050,000.00, inclusive of an $806,239.00 waiver of the worker’s compensation lien, for a union marble setter who suffered shoulder, elbow, and neck injuries in a construction incident on a commercial building project. General Contractor’s Negligence Causes Marble Setter’s Injuries GWC’s client,>> Read More