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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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Sandy Hook Lawsuit

Sandy Hook Lawsuit Settles for $73 Million

Sandy Hook lawsuit plaintiffs have reached a $73 million settlement agreement with the manufacturer of the gun used in the 2012 school shooting. Fourth Deadliest Mass Shooting On December 14, 2012, 20-year-old Adam Lanza shot and killed 26 people in less than five minutes at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. The victims included>> Read More

GWC Obtains $1 Million for Family of Boy Killed in House Fire

GWC Partner Joseph P. Sorce and attorney Autumn K. Leslie have obtained a $1 million settlement for the family of a young boy who was killed in a house fire. Tragic Death of a Three-Year-Old Boy On an afternoon in August 2018, a three-year-old boy was napping in his mother’s bedroom in their rental home>> Read More


GWC Obtains $1.5 Million in Fatal Auto Accident

GWC Partners Louis C. Cairo and Joseph P. Sorce have obtained a $1.5 million settlement for the family of a young man who was killed in an auto accident. Violent Collision Takes Driver’s Life In December 2017, a 19-year-old man was traveling home to visit his family for the holidays. At the time of the>> Read More

GWC Obtains $1.9 Wrongful Death Settlement for Family of Young Woman

GWC attorneys Louis Anthony Cairo and Bennett J. Baker recently obtained a $1.9 million wrongful death settlement for the family of a young woman who was tragically killed in an Illinois semi truck accident. Semi Truck Accident Claims Two Lives In August 2016, a 25-year-old woman was a passenger in a small sedan that was>> Read More

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Boeing Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Passenger in Ethiopian Airlines Crash

The estate of a passenger killed in a recent Ethiopian Airlines crash has filed a lawsuit against Boeing, the airplane’s manufacturer, with the Boeing lawsuit alleging the company knowingly built a dangerous aircraft. Boeing Jet Crashed Six Minutes After Takeoff On March 10, 2019, Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a scheduled international passenger flight from Addis>> Read More

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Ethiopian Airlines Crash Lawsuit Filed in Chicago Federal Court

The first Ethiopian Airlines crash lawsuit on behalf of an American has been filed. The family of a woman killed in the airline’s crash last month filed the wrongful death lawsuit in a Chicago federal court. Plane Crashed Six Minutes After Takeoff Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 was a scheduled international passenger flight from Addis Ababa,>> Read More