Scaffold Failure at University of Chicago Hospital Leaves 1 Dead and 1 Seriously Injured

A lawsuit was filed on June 10, 2024 on behalf of Jeffrey A. Spyrka, the Local 1 ironworker who fell over 100 feet when a scaffold at the University of Chicago Hospital new cancer center project failed in high winds on Thursday, June 6, 2024.  The lawsuit on behalf of the family of David O’Donnell,>> Read More

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What To Do if Workers’ Comp Is Not Sending Checks

In Illinois, you are entitled to workers’ compensation payments following a work-related injury. You might be wondering what to do if workers’ comp is not sending checks. If you’re experiencing this issue, the workers’ compensation attorneys at GWC Injury Lawyers are ready to help. We have compiled the following information regarding workers’ comp checks and>> Read More

Ironworker Injured

GWC Obtains $2.3 Million at Trial for Injured Ironworker

GWC attorneys Autumn K. Leslie and Timothy J. Keiser obtained approximately $2.3 million for an injured ironworker in a settlement taking place during trial, more than doubling pre-trial offers. An Ironworker Injured on a Jobsite In June 2017, GWC’s client, a 44-year-old female Ironworker, was working on a jobsite in Evanston, Illinois. Defendant, Walsh/Barton Malow>> Read More

Truck Accident Blog Post

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

Dr. Robert McBride sexual assault lawsuit

GWC Files Sexual Assault Lawsuit Against Lockport Township High School District 205

GWC Injury Lawyers has filed suit against Lockport Township High School District 205 for the sexual assault of a 14-year-old student during an official school sporting event. GWC’s client, Jane Doe, has also named District 205 Superintendent Dr. Robert McBride, Jr. and Assistant Superintendent Anthony Cundari as defendants. District Disregarded Duties Under Dr. Robert McBride’s>> Read More

GWC Obtains Over $6 Million for Union Electrician

GWC partners Louis C. Cairo and Michael D. Fisher and attorney Lawrence J. Amato have obtained a $6,375,000.00 settlement for a union electrician who suffered bilateral shoulder injuries when he was electrocuted by a faulty light fixture. Fixture Becomes Dangerously Electrified On July 24, 2017, a 59-year-old union electrician was installing a light fixture at a construction>> Read More

semi-trailer accident settlement

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