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.

Etzler Lawhead Legal Group is an Indiana law firm, concentrating in the areas of Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury, and Social Security Disability in Indiana and Illinois.

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.

Meet our Attorneys


“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.”

Linda B.

“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.”

Toni F.

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

Abraham & Hester F.

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

Mike 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.”

Bonnie B.

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

Dorothy M.

Our Practice Areas

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.

Latest News

April 6, 2021 in Personal Injury

Motorist alleges injuries after garbage truck driver ran stop sign

A motorist claims he was seriously injured when a garbage truck driver ran a stop sign at an intersection and struck his vehicle. Todd Brantley filed a complaint March 25 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Sanders Waste Real Estate LLC and Jack Stice, alleging vicarious liability and negligence. According to his suit, Brantley was driving his vehicle eastbound…
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April 5, 2021 in Personal Injury

Amazon delivery worker sues Shiloh homeowners after falling on defective stairs

An Amazon delivery contractor claims she was delivering a package when the front porch stairs at a Shiloh home because unattached, causing her to fall. Victoria Melson filed a complaint March 15 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Jeremy Bochantin and Lacey Christ, alleging negligence. According to her complaint, Melson was working as a contractor for Amazon Flex…
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April 5, 2021 in Workers' Compensation

Illinois Governor Vetoes Personal Injury Prejudgment Interest Legislation

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has vetoed a bill that would have provided for prejudgment interest in the recovery of damages in personal injury or wrongful death lawsuits. House Bill 3360 “provides for the recovery of prejudgment interest on all damages set forth in a judgment in any action brought to recover damages for personal injuries or wrongful death, whether by…
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