David L. Caplan


Mr. Caplan has been a practicing lawyer for the past 30 years and joined the law offices of Goldberg Weisman Cairo in 1990.

Since becoming a Partner at the firm in 1996, David also co-manages the Workers Compensation section of our legal team and has established himself as a respected member of the Illinois Workers Compensation Bar.

Having diligently represented thousands of injured workers with tenacity and integrity before the Workers Compensation Commission, Circuit Courts, and Appellate Courts of the State of Illinois, David has consistently emphasized vocational rehabilitation to include reeducation in trade schools or colleges for those individuals who are permanently disabled from returning to their careers.

As someone that takes great pride in maximizing his clients benefits under the Illinois Workers Compensation Act, David believes that retraining is the most desirable outcome for younger workers and can provide numerous examples of how seriously injured clients can be retrained to function in a new capacity to support themselves and their families.

Mr. Caplan is licensed to practice in Illinois and Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Workers Compensation Trial Lawyers Association, the Illinois Bar Association, and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Mr Caplan has also been designated as a Leading Lawyer in the field of Worker’s Compensation in Illinois.

Bar Memberships
  • Workers Compensation Trial Lawyers Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Illinois Circuit Courts
  • State of Illinois Appellate Courts



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