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

Workers' Compensation
July 22, 2024

Younger workers injured more often than those nearing retirement: Study

The proportion of work-related injuries among newly hired workers increased from 2017 to 2022, with workers under 25 reporting more frequent injuries than those 55 and older, according to a report released Thursday by the Workers Compensation Research Institute. The report, which analyzed 8.4 million non-COVID-19 claims across 31 states, found that work injuries among workers with shorter tenure increased…
Personal Injury
July 22, 2024

Contractor cited for exposing framing workers to fall hazards

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Friday that it cited an Illinois construction contractor for a continued pattern of exposing workers to deadly fall hazards. OSHA cited Arcola-based Miller Building Systems LLC for four “willful” violations for intentionally failing to provide adequate fall protection to employees working at high elevations. The agency proposed $354,912 in penalties, noting it…
Personal Injury
July 15, 2024

Groundskeeper Sues Chevron Over Alleged Link Between Herbicide Exposure and Parkinson’s Disease

A new lawsuit has been filed alleging that a widely-used herbicide is linked to severe health issues, including Parkinson's Disease. On June 27, 2024, Richard Schacca filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois against Chevron U.S.A., Inc., accusing the company of negligence and other charges related to its product Paraquat. According to…

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