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
May 21, 2024

Man accuses Illinois Central Railroad Company of Negligence

Alberto Gonzalez has filed a lawsuit against the Illinois Central Railroad Company (ICRR) in the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois. The case, identified as 1:24-cv-03573, was filed on May 2, 2024. Gonzalez alleges that ICRR failed to provide him with a safe work environment and equipment, leading to his injury. Represented by Casey Jones Law Firm and…
Personal Injury
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Chicago jury orders downstate hospital system, dialysis clinic to pay $41M to lawyer who suffered stroke, paralysis

A jury in Chicago has ordered Peoria-based OSF Healthcare and other medical care providers to pay $41 million to a 72-year-old central Illinois lawyer and his wife, after the man was left incapacitated by a catastrophic stroke, allegedly as a result of "mismanagement" of his medical care by physicians and other health care providers at facilities in central Illinois. The…
Personal Injury
May 20, 2024

Court overturns denial of survivor benefits over fatal heart attack

The Illinois Appellate Court on Friday overturned a denial of benefits for the son of a construction manager who died of a heart attack while shoveling snow in 2006. The coroner concluded that Richard Cronk, who worked for Kimball Hill Homes, died of hypertensive cardiovascular disease with coronary atherosclerosis as a significant contributing factor, according to Cronk v. IWCC (Kimball…

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