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The Wrongful Death of Ernesto Oliva

On November 11, 2007, Ernesto Oliva, a member of Carpenters Local 13, lost his life in a tragic fall down an elevator shaft at 211 W. Wacker Drive in Chicago, Illinois. Within hours of the tragic accident, insurance company investigators, working with insurance company lawyers, descended on the job site to begin their investigation. Statements>> Read More

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GWC Obtains $540,000.00 for Union Carpenter

GWC attorney Harris L. Elliott recently obtained a $540,000.00 settlement for a union carpenter who suffered a career-ending back injury. Debilitating Injury for Union Carpenter GWC’s client was a 38-year-old union carpenter and a proud member of Local 13 for many years. In the summer of 2017, he was standing on a deck at a>> Read More