The legal team at GWC Injury Lawyers has represented injured Illinois teachers since 1977 and recovered more than $2 billion on behalf of our clients. Our firm is one of the biggest and most prestigious personal injury law firms in Illinois because of our devotion to each one of our clients.
We believe that no case is too complex or too small to handle because every workplace injury is a serious event to those who help educate the students of our state.
Our attorneys represent teachers injured in all types of workplace injuries and illnesses, including slip-and-falls, bus accidents, stress-related illnesses, and illnesses from poorly maintained school facilities.
Representing Members of the American Federation of Teachers
The attorneys at GWC Injury Lawyers handle many cases on behalf of union members represented by the American Federation of Teachers. The AFT represents a variety of education professionals, including teachers, early childhood educations, teaching hospital members, public employees, and higher education staff. The AFT has approximately 1.5 million members across Illinois and the country.
Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Serving the Chicago Teachers Union
As part of our practice supporting AFT union members, our workers’ compensation lawyers also help many workers represented by the Chicago Teachers Union. The CTU is an AFT affiliate that has represented Chicago teachers for more than 75 years. It currently represents 30,000 teachers and educational support staff.
Why Hire GWC for Your Workers’ Compensation Case?
New Illinois workers’ compensation laws are designed to favor employers and insurers. This means it is very easy to make a mistake while filing your workers’ compensation claim that can jeopardize your ability to receive full compensation for your workplace injury.
Our attorneys are the premier workers’ compensation experts in the state. No one represents more union members than we do, and we have the manpower and resources necessary to protect your interests.
Our large staff has the ability to get your case resolved as quickly as possible so you can receive the workers’ compensation benefits necessary to allow you to recover and return to work. Smaller firms often have a difficult time dedicating adequate resources to individual cases and often fail to get teachers the treatment they deserve.
We Win Cases
Settlement – A sheet metal worker suffered significant injuries and was eventually placed on permanent sedentary work restrictions.
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