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GWC Obtains $9 Million Settlement on Behalf of the Estate of Deceased Truck Driver

GWC attorney, Autumn Leslie, and partner, Michael D. Fisher, have obtained a settlement for $9 million dollars and a waiver of the $122,531.00 workers’ compensation lien on behalf of the Estate of a deceased truck driver who was killed when a bundle of metal tubing fell off his flatbed trailer during unloading. Bundle of Metal>> Read More

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Holding Truck Drivers Accountable: Justice for DeKalb County Deputy

The tragic loss of Deputy Christina Musil has reverberated throughout DeKalb County, leaving a void in the hearts of her loved ones and the community she served. Deputy Musil’s life was cut short when a semi-truck crashed into her squad car on Route 23 near Waterman. The devastating collision serves as a stark reminder of>> Read More

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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 Speaks on the South Elgin Trucking Accident

Trucking accidents are tragic events that can lead to devastating consequences, as exemplified by the recent South Elgin incident. Our hearts go out to the victims and their families affected by this terrible crash. These accidents serve as a stark reminder of the inherent dangers associated with large commercial vehicles on our roadways. The sheer>> Read More

How Much Is My Truck Accident Case Worth?

If you have been injured in an accident involving a large truck, you may be thinking about pursuing a personal injury claim to obtain financial compensation. If so, it is natural to wonder “How much is my truck accident case worth?” Every Accident Is Different Every accident is different. They can occur under a variety>> Read More

Can I Claim Wage Loss for My Truck Accident?

If you are the victim of a truck accident, you might be contemplating a personal injury claim against the at-fault party. You may have incurred substantial medical bills from such a catastrophic incident, but you might also have lost pay because of your injuries. This could lead you to ask, “Can I claim wage loss>> Read More

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

If you have been wrongfully injured by a truck, you may be thinking about pursuing a personal injury claim. While you believe you could be reimbursed for medical bills and other expenses, what about the personal discomfort and emotional distress inflicted by an injury? You might wonder, “Can I be compensated for pain and suffering>> Read More

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GWC Obtains $400,000.00 for Injured Teamster

GWC attorney Bennett J. Baker has obtained a $400,000.00 settlement for a Teamster who fractured her ankle in a truck accident. Teamster Dragged Under Truck GWC’s client was a 41-year-old cashier at the Soldier Field parking lot and a proud member of the Teamsters for many years. In December 2018, she was working at a>> Read More

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Minooka Truck Rollover Accident Injures Two

Two people were injured in a Minooka truck rollover accident involving two semi-trailers, according to the Illinois State Police. Barrier Hit in Minooka Truck Rollover Accident The Minooka truck rollover accident took place in the westbound lanes of Interstate 80 on the early morning of June 10, 2021. At approximately 4:10 a.m., the driver of>> Read More

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One Person Killed in Hickory Hills Truck Accident

One person has been killed in a Hickory Hills truck accident on the northbound Tri-State Tollway, according to the Illinois State Police. Rear-End Collision in Hickory Hills Truck Accident The Hickory Hills truck accident occurred before 7:00 a.m. on March 2, 2021. At that time, two semi-trailers were traveling northbound on the Tri-State Tollway near>> Read More

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I-57 Semi-Truck Rollover Shuts Down Multiple Lanes of Traffic

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1671246240060{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]An early morning I-57 semi-truck rollover shut down multiple lanes of traffic near 123rd Street and 125th Street on Chicago’s South Side. I-57 Semi-Truck Rollover Blocks Inbound Traffic On December 4, 2020, at approximately 1:20 a.m., a large semi-truck with an attached trailer was traveling on I-57, heading towards downtown Chicago. The>> Read More

GWC Obtains Second Largest Settlement in Jo Daviess County History

GWC Partner Michael D. Fisher and attorney Louis Anthony Cairo have obtained $2,050,000.00, the second largest settlement in Jo Daviess County history, for an older married couple who were injured in a serious automobile crash between a car and a pickup truck. Pickup Truck Runs Stop Sign On January 22, 2019, the husband was traveling>> Read More