Compassionate. Dedicated. Experienced.

Etzler Lawhead Legal Group, PC is a law firm serving Indiana and Illinois. We concentrate in Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury Law and Social Security Disability.

Workers’ Compensation

Since its inception over a hundred years ago, our firm has focused its practice on Workers’ Compensation and the representation of injured workers in Indiana and Illinois.

Personal Injury

Clients come to us for their personal injury cases because they know that we level the playing field and represent them aggressively against big insurance companies and corporations.

Social Security Disability

SSD cases often begin with a denial. Our firm cuts through the red tape and represents you through the various stages of the application process so you can recover the benefits you deserve.

Our firm is recognized as a leader in Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury litigation, with attorneys whose experience spans decades.

Our location in Crown Point, Indiana gives us the privileged position of being able to represent clients throughout Indiana, the Chicago metropolitan area and Illinois.

What our clients say about us

Terril B.

Attorney Lawhead, I want to say thank you for your patience and assistance. Also, your unwavering faith that I would be eligible to receive Social Security Disability benefits. I feel very blessed to have found you.

Laurie B.

Ed Lawhead helped me with a Social Security Disability claim for a family member. He was extremely available, always quick to return calls and emails. He answered my questions and was understanding and patient with my concerns. I appreciated his calm, professional demeanor as well as his knowledge and clarity of explanations. Throughout the process, I felt certain that I had chosen the right person to help us. I am recommending Mr. Lawhead to friends and colleagues and trust that he will help them in the same way that he helped my family!

George M.

Attorney Lawhead, I cannot thank you and your staff enough. It was a pleasure dealing with such a professional law firm. When anyone asks me about what law firm to use, I will tell them yours!

Linda B.

Dear Ed, Thank you so much for all of your help with the Social Security. I really appreciate all of your efforts so that I can have peace of mind financially. I’ll always be grateful for your help.

Toni F.

Attorney Lawhead helped me receive a favorable outcome with my SSDI claim. He is a kind, thoughtful, and compassionate attorney who communicates with you through every step in your claim and responds promptly to questions/issues. Highly recommend Mr. Lawhead.

Abraham & Hester F.

Atty. Lawhead, You’ll never be forgotten for the thoughtfulness you’ve shown. Thanks for everything.

Mike B.

Mr. Lawhead handled an injury claim for me, and I was very happy with both the outcome and his professionalism.

Bonnie B.

I've only dealt with Lawhead in person and he is the sweetest kindest person I've ever met as a lawyer I have talked to lots of them on the phone with his office and they're very kind and helpful if you ever need a lawyer I recommend them.

Dorothy M.

I appreciate the Etzler Lawhead Legal Group and everything that you did for me. Thanks for your kindness.

Latest News

Personal Injury
September 26, 2023

Woman working in Alton building claims she was exposed to carbon monoxide

A woman has filed a lawsuit claiming she was exposed to carbon monoxide because of a building owner's negligence in maintaining the heating system. Plaintiff Anissa Womack filed the lawsuit in the Madison County Circuit Court against Illinois Unnerstall, LLC and Get "R" washed, LLC, citing negligence. According to the lawsuit, Womack was an employee of Acceptance Insurance and worked…
Workers' Compensation
September 25, 2023

D.C. lawmakers introduce workers comp parity bill

Lawmakers in Washington, D.C., have introduced legislation designed to create parity in workers compensation in cases involving injured workers who receive out-of-state benefits. The Parity in Workers’ Compensation Recovery Act of 2023, filed Tuesday, states that workers who receive comp awards in any state are not barred from seeking compensation under D.C. workers comp law for the same injury or…
Workers' Compensation
September 25, 2023

Children at greater risk of worksite injuries on family farms: NIOSH

Agriculture is one of the few industries where relatives of workers suffer high rates of injuries due to the nature of working farms existing on private lands, and researchers say farmers need to ensure children are kept safe from workplace incidents. The National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health, in a Wednesday blog post, said while agriculture ranks among the…

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