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


“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.

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

August 10, 2020 in Personal Injury

Family of Slain Man Sues Illinois Bar Where He Was Stabbed

The family of a man who was stabbed to death in February outside of a Chicago bar is suing the bar and the man charged in the killing, claiming the slain man was targeted because he was gay and is accusing the bar of not doing enough to protect him. Thomas Tansey, a Marine Corps veteran, is charged with two…
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August 10, 2020 in Workers' Compensation

Health care workers have filed most COVID-19 comp claims: Study

Health care industry employees have filed the majority of workers compensation claims related to COVID-19, according to a study released Wednesday by Mitchell International Inc. The San Diego-based claims management company analyzed coronavirus-related workers compensation claims through the end of June, finding that 66% of those claims came from health care and social assistance workers, with 7% coming from public…
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August 4, 2020 in Workers' Compensation

Homeowner sues Terminix after falling during termite treatment

A homeowner claims she fractured her leg after Terminix employees moved a set of concrete steps while treating the home for termites, causing her to fall. Carolyn and Joseph Dreste filed the complaint July 23 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois against Terminix International Inc. and The Terminix International Company Limited Partnership. According to the…
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