Personal Injury


If you have suffered a personal injury in Illinois, your life will likely change significantly. In addition to the physical injury, you will incur medical expenses, lost wages, and loss of the enjoyment of friends and family. You are entitled to financial compensation for these losses. Our experienced personal injury lawyers in Chicago will help ensure that you receive full and fair compensation for your personal injuries.

At the personal injury Law Offices of William S. Wojcik, Ltd., in Oak Lawn, Illinois, we engage in a comprehensive personal injury practice. We represent victims of personal injury throughout Cook County. Our personal injury clients come from many communities surrounding the greater Chicago area, including: Oak Lawn, Evergreen Park, Alsip, Burbank, Chicago Ridge, Blue Island, Bridgeview, Palos Hills, Palos Heights, Palos Park, Hickory Hills, Worth, Western Springs, Crestwood, Orland Park, Oak Forest, Tinley Park, Homer Glen, Mokena, New Lenox and Frankfort.

For over 36 years, we have successfully represented people suffering from all kinds of personal injuries, including:

  • Auto Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Nursing Home Neglect
  • Abortion Malpractice

Because we have successfully represented so many injured people, we understand the burdens and challenges facing personal injury victims. We utilize our skill and experience to ensure that our personal injury clients get compensation for their losses, including:

  • Pain and Suffering
  • Disability and Disfigurement, Scarring or Scars
  • Loss of Consortium and Companionship
  • Medical Expenses
  • Physical Injury
  • Lost Wages

We handle all personal injury claims on a contingency basis. Our fees are based on a percentage of the award we obtain for you. If we cannot get compensation for your personal injury, we won't charge you a fee.

Contact the personal injury attorney in Chicago, IL at the Law Offices of William S. Wojcik, Ltd., to schedule a free initial consultation. We can schedule an evening or weekend appointment, at your convenience.

Our Results


$1 MILLION DOLLAR CONSTRUCTION & PERSONAL INJURY SETTLEMENT $1,000,000.00 settlement for laborer who was pinned under lattice boom crane, which collapsed while he was dismantling. Plaintiff suffered multiple fractures. Contact Our Team →

$1 MILLION DOLLAR CONSTRUCTION & PERSONAL INJURY SETTLEMENT

$1,000,000.00 settlement for laborer who was pinned under lattice boom crane, which collapsed while he was dismantling. Plaintiff suffered multiple fractures.

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$800,000 CONSTRUCTION & PERSONAL INJURY VERDICT $800,000 verdict for "high burner" demolition worker who fell from a ladder after sparks from his cutting touch fell into an uncovered manhole that contained sewer gas and caused an explosion. Occurred at Amoco Oil Company's Whiting, Indiana, refinery. Plaintiff suffered fractures of his right knee. Contact Our Team →

$800,000 CONSTRUCTION & PERSONAL INJURY VERDICT

$800,000 verdict for "high burner" demolition worker who fell from a ladder after sparks from his cutting touch fell into an uncovered manhole that contained sewer gas and caused an explosion. Occurred at Amoco Oil Company's Whiting, Indiana, refinery. Plaintiff suffered fractures of his right knee.

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$300,000 ANIMAL INJURY & PERSONAL INJURY SETTLEMENT $300,000.00 settlement for female age 40 who was riding a horse on a forest preserve bridle path when defendant's two unleashed Rottweiler dogs allegedly attacked plaintiff's horse, which bucked, causing plaintiff to fall. Plaintiff suffered approximately two to three-inch facial scar and some dental injuries. Contact Our Team →

$300,000 ANIMAL INJURY & PERSONAL INJURY SETTLEMENT

$300,000.00 settlement for female age 40 who was riding a horse on a forest preserve bridle path when defendant's two unleashed Rottweiler dogs allegedly attacked plaintiff's horse, which bucked, causing plaintiff to fall. Plaintiff suffered approximately two to three-inch facial scar and some dental injuries.

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$270,000 AUTO & CAR ACCIDENT SETTLEMENT $270,000 settlement plaintiff, female 24, driving to work southbound on 1-55 during morning "rush hour" when she was struck by defendant's tractor-trailer, which had jack knifed after allegedly being struck by a "phantom" hit-and-run driver. Plaintiff suffered a torn labrum of the left shoulder and underwent a left partial scapulectomy. Medical expenses totaled $52,000. Video footage of live television coverage from traffic copters of WBBN (CBS), WMAQ (NBC), and WGN was obtained and used by attorney William S. Wojcik to demonstrate pre-impact path of travel of the tractor-trailer and final resting place of the vehicles. $260,000 was paid on behalf of Lee Trucking; the remainder was paid by uninsured motorist carrier on behalf of "phantom" driver. Contact Our Team →

$270,000 AUTO & CAR ACCIDENT SETTLEMENT

$270,000 settlement plaintiff, female 24, driving to work southbound on 1-55 during morning "rush hour" when she was struck by defendant's tractor-trailer, which had jack knifed after allegedly being struck by a "phantom" hit-and-run driver. Plaintiff suffered a torn labrum of the left shoulder and underwent a left partial scapulectomy. Medical expenses totaled $52,000. Video footage of live television coverage from traffic copters of WBBN (CBS), WMAQ (NBC), and WGN was obtained and used by attorney William S. Wojcik to demonstrate pre-impact path of travel of the tractor-trailer and final resting place of the vehicles. $260,000 was paid on behalf of Lee Trucking; the remainder was paid by uninsured motorist carrier on behalf of "phantom" driver.

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$950,000 CONSTRUCTION & PERSONAL INJURY SETTLEMENT  Roofer fell through skylight opening in building under construction. 31 year old plaintiff suffered a herniated disc requiring surgery with instrumentation. Contact Our Team →

$950,000 CONSTRUCTION & PERSONAL INJURY SETTLEMENT

 Roofer fell through skylight opening in building under construction. 31 year old plaintiff suffered a herniated disc requiring surgery with instrumentation.

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$710,000 Personal Injury - Motor Vehicle Settlement $710,000 settlement to sisters F-13 and F-14 who were traveling in a van owned and operated by deft transportation company on October 30, 2012. Near the intersection of Joliet and LaGrange (Countryside), the driver allegedly collided into two vehicles then rear-ended a stopped garbage truck. The 13-year old suffered a fractured femur (ORIF required) and the 14-year old suffered a pelvic rami fracture ($78,828 medical expenses total for both pltf). Confidential insurer paid $345,000 to F-13 and $365,00 to F-14. Contact Our Team →

$710,000 Personal Injury - Motor Vehicle Settlement

$710,000 settlement to sisters F-13 and F-14 who were traveling in a van owned and operated by deft transportation company on October 30, 2012. Near the intersection of Joliet and LaGrange (Countryside), the driver allegedly collided into two vehicles then rear-ended a stopped garbage truck. The 13-year old suffered a fractured femur (ORIF required) and the 14-year old suffered a pelvic rami fracture ($78,828 medical expenses total for both pltf). Confidential insurer paid $345,000 to F-13 and $365,00 to F-14.

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$348,810 SLIP N' FALL & PERSONAL INJURY JURY VERDICT $348,810.00 verdict for plaintiff truck driver who allegedly slipped and fell on an oil spill at a loading dock at defendant's plant in Geneva, Illinois. Plaintiff claimed he suffered a torn right medial meniscus. Defendants denied notice of any spill, asserted plaintiff had severe pre-existing degenerative arthritis and further argued that plaintiff had fallen on 12 different occasions before his arthroscopic surgery. Plaintiff responded by maintaining that he was asymptomatic prior to his first fall and that all subsequent falls were due to his weakened condition. Contact Our Team →

$348,810 SLIP N' FALL & PERSONAL INJURY JURY VERDICT

$348,810.00 verdict for plaintiff truck driver who allegedly slipped and fell on an oil spill at a loading dock at defendant's plant in Geneva, Illinois.

Plaintiff claimed he suffered a torn right medial meniscus. Defendants denied notice of any spill, asserted plaintiff had severe pre-existing degenerative arthritis and further argued that plaintiff had fallen on 12 different occasions before his arthroscopic surgery. Plaintiff responded by maintaining that he was asymptomatic prior to his first fall and that all subsequent falls were due to his weakened condition.

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$200,000 PERSONAL INJURY - MOTOR VEHICLE Settlement $200,000 settlement on May 21, 2014 one deft struck another deft who struck pltf M-32 at the intersection of 179th Street and Oak Park Avenue (Tinley Park). Pltf suffered aggravation of pre-existing shoulder injury, for which he underwent capsular release and debridement surgery ($41,00 medl expenses). Paid by State Farm: $100,000 for Driver No. 1, $50,000 and $50,000 for Driver No 2 UIM – all policy limits. Contact Our Team →

$200,000 PERSONAL INJURY - MOTOR VEHICLE Settlement

$200,000 settlement on May 21, 2014 one deft struck another deft who struck pltf M-32 at the intersection of 179th Street and Oak Park Avenue (Tinley Park). Pltf suffered aggravation of pre-existing shoulder injury, for which he underwent capsular release and debridement surgery ($41,00 medl expenses). Paid by State Farm: $100,000 for Driver No. 1, $50,000 and $50,000 for Driver No 2 UIM – all policy limits.

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