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Award-Winning Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Chicago, IL

Willens Injury Law Offices is a top-rated law firm with an award-winning team of Chicago Personal Injury Lawyers and Accident Attorneys who can help you when you have been injured in a medical malpractice case. Since we charge no legal fees, unless and until we succeed in obtaining a monetary recovery for you, you can count on us fighting hard to get you the compensation you need and deserve.

We know that an injury case has the potential to take over a person’s life, making it difficult to move forward. People turn to us for the dedicated, caring help they require, regardless of the type of accident they were in or the type of injury sustained. We want to help them take control of their situation so they can focus on what matters most — getting back on track. This is also why many of our firm’s cases are referred to us from other lawyers and law firms who trust us to handle their friends, family members and clients’ personal injury cases.

Why Let Willens Injury Law Offices handle your Medical Malpractice Case?

Effective representation and professional client treatment are two major reasons why Chicagoans trust Willens Injury Law Offices.

Our firm’s effectiveness in injury cases is evident in our track record. For instance, we have obtained a $300,000 settlement for the family of a young boy who suffered a wrongful death in a boat crash. We also got a $147,500 settlement for a woman who fractured her ankle in a boating accident. These are only a couple of examples from our long list of successful cases.

Our hard-hitting legal representation is coupled with compassionate treatment for our clients. As a boating accident attorney in Chicago and avid boater himself, Matthew Willens understands firsthand how distressing it can be to experience a water accident. We have seen how an injury can affect your finances, your work, and your quality of life. This is why we want you to get the compensation you deserve, without making it too stressful for you. Our entire team will be accessible to you throughout your case.

Willens Injury Law Offices serves Chicago and surrounding areas. We are available 24/7. If you can’t come to us, we’ll arrange to come to you. Your consultation with us is free.

Millions in Case Verdicts & Settlements

Over the past two decades, Mr. Willens and his team of Chicago personal injury lawyers have been instrumental in obtaining numerous million-dollar-plus recoveries on behalf of clients in a wide variety of injury cases. One of the personal injury verdicts he was involved in was recognized by The National Law Journal as one of the Top 100 Verdicts in the country in the year in which it was tried. One of the verdicts he helped secure set a state record.

 Need an Experienced Medical Malpractice Attorney?

When you come under the care of a doctor, you trust that doctor will help you. If you are injured, they should be held accountable.

We commonly entrust our health to doctors and hospitals, expecting them to care for us with their knowledge, experience, and professionalism. That is why it is especially distressing when a negligent physician or medical staff causes injury to a patient.

If you or someone in your family has suffered because of this, it may be a case of medical malpractice and you may be entitled to compensation. Talk to an experienced Chicago medical malpractice attorney at Willens Injury Law to see how you can pursue a malpractice claim.

What Is Medical Malpractice?

chicago woman being prepared for botoxWhen a medical professional or healthcare provider causes injury to a patient through negligence, it can be considered a case of medical malpractice. Liable parties can include doctors, nurses, hospital staff, pharmacists, medical device companies, and even hospital management.

In order to bring a valid malpractice claim, the injured party needs to establish four legal elements:

That the medical provider owed the patient a duty of care

That the medical provider failed or breached this duty

That this breach resulted in the patient’s injury

That the injury came with losses (or in legal terms, damages)

Without all four elements, a medical malpractice case cannot be pursued. While these elements can often be difficult to establish, especially when the at-fault party has a strong defense, an experienced medical malpractice lawyer in Chicago should be able to help you build a strong and successful case.

What To Do If You Suspect Medical Malpractice

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse AttorneysNot all outcomes of medical treatment that turn bad are due to someone’s negligence. Modern medicine still has its limitations, and bad outcomes are not always the fault of medical professionals.

If you suspect, however, that the failed treatment can be traced back to your physician’s or hospital’s carelessness, do not hesitate to discuss it with a knowledgeable attorney. A lawyer with the right team and network of experts can thoroughly examine your case to determine if malpractice has indeed occurred.

Types Of Medical Malpractice Cases

Malpractice in the medical field may be more common than you think. Here are some injuries that unfortunately occur due to medical negligence:

Birth InjuryBrachial Plexus InjuryCerebral PalsyDelayed DiagnosisEmergency Room ErrorsHospital NegligenceImproper TreatmentMedical Device Liability Medical Misdiagnosis Surgical ErrorsShoulder Dystocia Wrong Diagnosis Wrongful Death

Some infants are born with minor birth injuries that heal on their own, but others sustain moderate to serious injuries that cause lasting damage.

See Also:  Illinois Birth Injuries from Medical Negligence

Also known as brachial plexus palsy or Erb’s palsy, is a birth injury on a baby’s shoulder that may damage the arm.

See Also:  Brachial Plexus

This wide-ranging brain disorder can be caused by deficient medical care during childbirth or childhood infections.

See Also: Cerebral Palsy

A delayed diagnosis of a serious illness may cost a patient valuable time and the chance to truly recover his or her health.

See Also: Heart Attack Delayed Diagnosis or Misdiagnosis

In the high-pressure environment of the ER, carelessness of medical professionals can gravely worsen a patient’s condition.

Hospital management may be liable for dropping patients, failing to sanitize or properly maintain equipment, failing to conduct staff screening, and more.

A doctor who prescribes outdated medication or inappropriate procedures has likely failed the accepted medical standards of duty.

See Also: Improper Medical Treatment

A company producing medical devices may be held liable if those devices caused harm to their users.

See Also: Defective Medical Products

A doctor incorrectly diagnosing a disease may greatly harm a patient and their family.

See Also: Medical Misdiagnosis

If you suspect that something has gone wrong in your surgery, it is crucial to have the circumstances reviewed by medical experts.

See Also: Pain After Surgery Caused by Surgical Error?

Excessive force when birthing an infant may result in fractures, nerve damage, internal lacerations, and even asphyxiation.

See Also: Shoulder Dystocia

A misdiagnosis of a serious health condition can cost money, time, and even life itself.

See Also:  Misdiagnosis or Delayed Diagnosis

If you have lost a loved one and you suspect that a negligent medical professional may have contributed to it, talk to a reliable attorney right away.

See Also: Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Willens Injury Law Offices competently handles these types of malpractice cases and many more. Our law firm has decades of experience in medical malpractice claims, and we have been proven successful in numerous cases. Talk to us if you believe that your injury or illness is a result of negligence in your medical case.

Why A Medical Malpractice Attorney Is Crucial

Given the stress associated with serious medical injuries, many people are hesitant to pursue legal actions with an attorney’s help. Hiring a lawyer is often associated with fees and exhausting legal battles, and this additional strain may be the last thing you want to deal with.

But a medical malpractice case differs from other injury cases. When your medical care causes you injury instead of a cure, it most likely means additional medical costs, additional missed working days, and additional distress – on top of the suffering you have already experienced. Incurring this much loss is enough reason to fight for much-needed compensation.

Further, careless medical professionals need to face their responsibility before they can cause harm to other patients. In our decades of experience in this field, we know that physicians or hospitals that make a mistake rarely ever come forward and acknowledge it. This, combined with deep resources to protect themselves from lawsuits, allows many negligent doctors and medical providers to continue practicing without consequences.

chicago-tbi-attorney-medical-malpracticeTo get back on your feet and to stand up to negligent professionals, you should not have to go it alone. Consider that only 29 percent of medical malpractice trials in Illinois resulted in compensation for the patient, according to research by the Illinois Jury Verdict Reporter. It is a challenging fight, but with a competent lawyer on your side, you can win.

Successful medical malpractice cases are a specialty of Willens Injury Law Offices, as proven by the many million-dollar recoveries we’ve obtained for our clients. With an experienced Chicago medical malpractice lawyer on your side, you won’t fear the process and our entire team provides considerate, compassionate service to minimize the stress associated with legal cases.

Common Defenses That Doctors Use Against Medical Malpractice Claims

We know it can be challenging to face medical practitioners who are prepared to fight malpractice claims. These are some common defenses they use to undermine your case:

Standard Negligence DefenseRespectable Minority PrincipleStatute of limitationsContributory Negligence

Standard negligence defense. This seeks to disprove that the doctor acted negligently or failed their professional standards. They could say, for instance, that the doctor upheld his or her standards of duty and that the injury wasn’t a result of the actions in question.

Respectable minority principle. If a “respectable minority” of medical professionals support the doctor’s line of treatment, he or her may have a valid defense.

Statute of limitations. This is one to bear in mind if you want to pursue a malpractice case. The statute of limitations sets a time limit for patients to file a lawsuit against their medical providers. In Illinois, you have two years from the date you discovered (or should have discovered) your injury to file your case; after two years, you could likely lose your right to pursue the lawsuit.

Contributory negligence. A medical professional could also assert that the injury was partly or wholly the fault of the patient. For example, the patient may have mixed up prescriptions or failed to inform the doctor of important elements from their medical history.

Facts And Statistics About Illinois Medical Malpractice Cases

Illinois is unfortunately rife with medical malpractice claims. According to the Illinois Department of Insurance, these were the medical specialties with the biggest malpractice damages in the state from 2005 to 2008:

  1. Surgery

  2. Obstetrics and Gynecology

  3. Internal Medicine

  4. General Practice

  5. Anesthesiology

Anesthesia Errors and Medical MalpracticeAs previously mentioned, the Illinois Jury Verdict Reporter found that less than 30 percent of medical malpractice lawsuits that proceeded to trial in Illinois actually compensated the injured party. A separate report by independent research site True Cost of Healthcare shows that since 2003, the number of paid medical malpractice claims in the state has been declining. The same downward trend is seen in the total amount of medical malpractice payments in the state.

This sounds like bad news for patients in Illinois who are seeking justice for the harm caused to them by medical practitioners. It is far, however, from a hopeless battle. According to the Verdict Reporter research, on average, each favorable verdict awarded the patient with around $3,013,686. This means that it is still possible to obtain ample monetary compensation for malpractice injuries. The key is to have a robust case and powerful representation by a skilled medical malpractice attorney in Chicago.

How Much Will Your Medical Malpractice Case in Chicago Cost?

If you have been injured due to medical malpractice, you need to be prepared for a long and difficult case. The costs of litigation (and sometimes trial) will be expensive.  It’s not uncommon for a medical malpractice case to cost from $50,000 to $150,000 to litigate.

However, if we at Willens Injury Law Offices take your case, we will advance these substantial costs. More importantly, when it comes to medical malpractice cases, we have years of successful experience, which means you have a greatly enhanced chance of obtaining your ideal outcome. The monetary compensation and the sense of justice you can achieve can significantly contribute to your healing and future well-being.

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What Kind of Compensation Can You Expect For a Malpractice Case

One of the most common client questions is how much they are entitled to in a medical malpractice claim. The answer varies widely depending on the circumstances of each case. To name some, these are factors that affect the value of your case:

  • The medical expenses associated with your case

  • Your future medical or rehabilitation expenses

  • Your missed earnings

  • Whether or not you will be able to work again

  • Whether or not you have a permanent injury

  • Whether or not you suffered emotional trauma due to your experience

  • Whether or not your injury has changed your quality of life

  • Whether or not the medical professional was grossly negligent.

As mentioned in the statistics above, the average award for successful patients in Illinois is $3,013,686. A medical malpractice payment, however, can go much higher than this. In fact, in the same research period, seven cases resulted in verdicts amounting to $10,000,000 or higher.

In general, you may be able to receive compensation for damages, medical bills, future medical treatments, physical therapy, lost wages, lost opportunities, pain and suffering, grief, and more. Further, your legal action may help make certain that the doctor will be more cautious with his or her future patients.

What is the Statute of Limitations in a Medical Malpractice Case?

Chicago Medical Malpractice LawyersStatutes of limitations can vary greatly from case to case.  It is crucial to contact an experienced lawyer if you suspect that a medical provider committed malpractice to, at a minimum, figure out whether you are eligible to make a claim under the statute of limitations.  In Illinois, generally, the time a competent adult has to file a medical malpractice lawsuit is 2 years from the date of discovering an injury is due to malpractice. But, unless you were under 18 when you underwent the malpractice, you cannot file a lawsuit more than 4 years after the actual date of the negligent medical treatment.

 

Willens Injury Law Offices Has The Experience You Need

If you want sharp, effective legal representation to help you obtain the most favorable outcome possible for your case, choose Willens Injury Law Offices. These are only some of the successes our firm has obtained for our clients over the years:

$10,000,000 settlement for a client whose infant had a traumatic birth injury

$7,000,000 settlement for a client who went through a negligent abdominal surgery

$4,000,000 settlement for a client whose doctor failed to diagnose his lung cancer

$3,100,000 verdict for a client whose doctor failed to diagnose her breast cancer

$1,700,000 settlement for a client whose doctors failed to timely treat her blood clots

Few law firms in Chicago have this stellar track record when it comes to medical malpractice claims. How does Willens Injury Law Offices do it? It boils down to our dedicated service: we pour our hard work, resources, and compassion into each and every case, treating each one as if it is our own. To make your case as robust as possible, we do the following and more:

  • Thoroughly examine your medical records, from initial prescriptions and consultation records to test results and discharge notes
  • Work with our network of medical experts to meticulously retrace your medical case, determining what went wrong and who were responsible
  • Conduct in-depth research of the parties involved in your case
  • Assess the most favorable strategies, arguments, and jurisdiction for your case
  • Consistently communicate with you, providing clear answers to your questions so you will not have to be anxious throughout the legal process.

This approach at Willens Injury Law Offices enables our experienced attorneys to be smart and aggressive in representing you, even in the face of powerful physicians and hospitals. At the same time, the genuine care of our entire team produces compassionate service that minimizes your distress and lets you focus on your healing.

Get In Touch With A Law Firm You Can Count On

Willens Injury Law Offices is ready to provide this competent and caring service to you at anytime. It costs absolutely nothing to initially consult with us, so please do not hesitate to talk to us about your medical experience.

Our law firm serves the entire Chicagoland metro area and surrounding communities in Illinois. Hospitals in this region include:

  • Advocate Christ Medical Center
  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
  • Alexian Brothers Medical Center
  • Alexius Medical Center
  • Loyola University Medical Center
  • NorthShore Evanston Hospital
  • Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • University of Chicago Medical Center.

So if you’ve been seriously injured due to the negligence of a medical practitioner, don’t be afraid to confidentially consult with us regarding your experience. For your free, no-obligation consultation, call us at (312) 957-4166 today.


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Our Personal Injury Lawyers Can Help You Navigate Your Injury Case

Willen’s Injury Law Offices’ Accident and Personal Injury Lawyers have varied and extensive experience with personal injury law, from both sides of the aisle, is a true asset for their clients. Our Chicago personal injury attorneys not only have years of litigation and negotiation experience working for victims of accidents or negligence, but they also have Matthew L. Willens’ background as a former insurance company executive. 

Additionally, another accident lawyer at the firm, David Baez, spent the first part of his career as a defense attorney who represented insurance companies. As the firm’s clients sometimes say, “It’s like they know the other side’s playbook!”

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Willens Injury Law Offices was highly recommended by a friend. Upon my initial consultation, David was very friendly yet profesional. He was able to get a favorable result, I will definitely recommend him to my family and friends. Thank you!
Lucia R.
19:41 08 Apr 21
When I got into my accident in 2018, I was 18, I was scared and I didn’t know what to do. David worked with me and made sure I was taken care of all the way to the end. He fought for my case and made sure I got the settlement I deserved. Definitely will be recommending the Willens office to my friends and family .Thank you!!!!
Emmalee R.
19:51 23 Nov 20
I 100% back this firm. I was in an accident that caused me some injury that needed medical attention. I reached out to Willens Law Offices to assist since I noticed a large amount of overwhelmingly positive reviews. Believe all the positive ones!!This firm is very professional and helpful from the beginning to end. They look out for their clients, and do their best to achieve 100% client satisfaction. If you consult with them to help, you will not be unhappy at the end.I want to give a huge shoutout to David Baez who assisted my throughout the entire case. I highly recommend him and this firm.Please note, if you utilize them and don't hear back a lot during the case, don't be alarmed. They will reach out to you when the time is right. They are not neglecting you, they are working hard day in and day out to resolve your case.1 Million % recommended!!!!!
Michael R.
18:42 13 Jun 20
It's been over a year since I was involved in my car accident - everyone knows that is a very stressful time for the injured party. I considered going through the whole process on my own but I quickly realized the insurance company was NOT my friend. I reached out to Willens Law Offices, met Matt and the attorney that would be handling my claim, David Baez. David was excellent, I'm big on communication and anytime I texted David; sometimes ad nauseam, he would always respond quickly and professionally. I had a ton of questions, and David answered everyone of them to my satisfaction. I could not have asked for a better attorney to fight for me, I have extremely high expectations and they were exceeded consistently.
Edmond P.
15:33 28 Apr 20
Reliable, efficient, & informative. Personable yet professional, Willens office took care of my every last need & then some!!
Kyle M.
15:35 10 Apr 20
I got into a car accident a couple years back, I didn’t know what to do so I researched on Google then found Willens law office. At the time it was new to me but after they help me out, guided me, let me in the right path and I haven’t been happy here ever since because justice was served! Thank you Willens coming from the Herrera family
Jose H.
18:38 03 Apr 20
I had an accident injuries and based on google reviews I reached out to Willens Law Offices in Chicago. David Baez helped me with my case. He came to meet us and understood our case in detail and he guided me all the steps of the process. I had advices from friends that you are unnecessarily going after the process and nothing will happen. David made everything worthwhile and he gave right advice always which was right for my health and right for the case. He worked very hard on my case for 2 years collecting all the paperwork, talking to physicians and taking care of my case and making it in my favor. I was truly blessed by having David Baez handling my case who was extremely professional, great ethics and felt as my family with him. After the injuries and pain I was afraid to select one but my God made me select the right one. If anyone feel they need accident injuries lawyer then I will only recommend David Baez. Nobody will beat his hard work, professionalisms, ethics and perseverance and yet down to earth and honest. Thank you for everything you have done for me and blessings from my heart for his success.
Mamta S.
14:25 06 Mar 20
David A. Baez at Willens Law office has been fantastic to work with. Very professional, informative and responsive to all questions. Hopefully I don't get into another car accident but if so I will call the Willens Law Offices asap.
steve B.
17:33 10 Dec 19
The initial impressions I had of this place turned out to be false, and I am thankful that I am pursuing the case with Mr. Willens. He is pretty incredible at what he does.
Donald B.
08:05 27 Nov 19
I can only say good things about Mr. Willens. He was fantastic, Aside from his awesome expertise, he is very down to earth and make you feel like family! HE TRULY CARES! Always eager to help and make himself available at every point of time. Thank you Matt again for everything!
Arthur L.
10:27 25 Nov 19
Truly passionate about their clients. Professional and easy to work with.
Peter W.
11:01 22 Nov 19
I came across Willens Law Offices after searching endlessly for a law firm to represent me in my personal injury case. I was well accommodated and he made me feel at ease, you truly feel like he will go the extra mile for you from the moment you hand the case over to him until the very end. I highly recommend this firm to anyone looking for representation!
Edna S.
10:05 20 Nov 19
If I ever find myself needing another law firm I will not hesitate for a second to contact him!
Micheal E.
10:12 18 Nov 19
I was involved in a car accident and was having trouble getting compensated for the amount I felt I should get. I contacted Willens Law Offices through a referral, worked with David Baez and had a very good experience. They helped educate me on the process along with helping me get what I deserved. I would HIGHLY recommend contacting them if you are involved in an accident.
mohsin M.
19:38 15 Nov 19
His staff was always so nice and friendly and responded promptly if I ever had any questions. I'm very thankful to come across them and will highly recommend them!
Rodrick M.
10:04 15 Nov 19
I'm sending a special thanks to Matt for working patiently and closely with me regarding the status of my case till the end. I can't recommend him highly enough.
Randy D.
14:08 13 Nov 19
Throughout the process of the case, he did an exceptional job. The entire process was extremely smooth and the staff kept me up to date on the status of my case. I give him 5 stars as he is the best legal attorney there is in the greater Illinois area. He truly deserve it.
Regina B.
15:40 11 Nov 19
I just want to thank Mr. Willens for being extremely reliable and diligent. He was able to adequately answer all my questions and concerns. He settled my case rather quickly. I will definitely recommend him to friends and family.
Bernadette F.
15:43 08 Nov 19
I was involved in a bad accident with multiple cars and I was in a terrible shape. Matt Willens handled my case exceptionally. Everyone that helped was also great! he was detailed and clear in all our communication and he always made sure I was aware of everything that was going on throughout my whole case. Really helped me get through a rough time. I am 100% satisfied with the outcome of my case. If you need a good lawyer on your side, look no further!
Laura W.
14:49 06 Nov 19
Willens Law Office handled my accident and they were incredible! Matt drove all the way to see me and I could see he really cared. He handled my injury case from start to finish and I’m now rebuilding the part of my life that I lost. Thanks for your help.
Todd Z.
05:55 11 Oct 19
I was involved in an accident back in last year and was searching for an attorney who looked like I can trust. I found Matt Willens and I am thankful. I called him up just to get a feel for him as a person and I could tell right away that he truly cared, not only about me but my family too. To say that he fought for us would be an understatement. He was ready to go to trial! Luckily we settled and it was for more money than I imagined, especially after my initial talk with the insurance company. Thanks Matt!
Paula D.
13:14 10 Oct 19
Matt Willens went above and beyond for my case. I felt as though he cared more about me and my situation than he did himself and the time that he was required to spend on my case. I highly recommend using him.
Marci P.
13:24 03 Sep 19
It was great to work with this firm. They handled every piece of paperwork. David Baez handled my case. He kept me informed through the whole process and treated me like family. I highly recommend David and the entire firm.
John C.
14:42 16 Aug 19
Willens Law is a firm I trust in because they specialize in personal injury matters. I have had a wonderful experience with Matt WIllens personally and I can say he is pleasant to work with and communicates thoroughly with his clients. I would recommend Willens Law.
Grant V.
05:28 19 Jul 19
I’m rarely compelled to leave a review for anyone but I felt I needed to show my gratitude.From the first time I spoke with Matt Willens on the phone I actually felt like he was there for me, looking after my best interests and not his own. That’s rare in my experience.Matt is an absolute pro and I wouldn’t think to call or recommend anyone else if I or a loved one were injured in the future. Thanks Matt!
Kyle W.
04:16 19 Jul 19
When I first contacted Willens law office, I just wanted to make sure everyone was paid after I was rear ended and I wasn’t the one doing it. My correspondence was primarily with David, he was always patient when I was slow to get him information and ended up calling me with great news after almost a year of back and forth with the at-fault insurance company.I can’t thank David and the Willens law office enough.
Amanda H
18:36 14 Jun 19
Willens Law Office is GREAT! David handled my case. He made me feel like family. He explained everything in detail every step of the way. He fought to get the results that would best benefit me. David is a great attorney. Thanks David and the Willens Law Office family.
Michael S.
17:53 31 May 19
Willens Law came highly recommended after I was badly injured when hit by an out of control car. I in turn most highly recommend Willens Law based on my great experience over the past year and a half.I am very pleased with both the outcome of my case as well as the experience working with Matt Willens and David Baez throughout the process.I had no specific expectation regarding a case outcome, seeking only ‘the best outcome possible.’ I certainly believe my case outcome was a great outcome. And I strongly believe that outcome was a direct result of fantastic work done by Matt and David.From beginning to end Matt and David were great to work with. They did a great job setting expectations; explaining what was to happen, including the why and the how; guiding me through the steps I needed to take; and answering both my “need to know” and “just curious” questions. They were always extremely prompt and clear in their guidance and responses to me.A silver lining in a tough situation was working with Matt and David, both of whom I came to respect professionally and like personally. I do most highly recommend Willens Law to others who may need such services.
Keith
18:55 22 May 19
Willens Law Offices is simply the best!!! David handle my case , and was nothing but professional! He is the best at what he do!!!!!Every step of the way, I was informed of my case!!!Thanks again!!
cassandra J.
17:55 26 Mar 19
Great team, did me right, pleasurable experience.
Robert P.
03:34 21 Feb 19
David Baez was prompt and professional in answering all of my questions.
Richard D.
00:19 07 Feb 19
David Baez was very professional, helpful and always kept me informed about my case. David responded quickly to any questions I may of had. I highly recommend Willens Law Offices for any personal injury case. Thanks again David for all the great work you did.
JCSM 1.
21:39 06 Nov 18
After being in an Uber accident about a year ago, I reached out to Willens Law to assist me through the settlement process. I had the pleasure of working with David Baez. From the start he was very personable and professional. He was always willing to educate me on the process and made sure I understood each step before going forward. Even after receiving my settlement, David has been willing to assist with any questions related to my case. I would highly recommend Willens Law.
Madelyn D.
02:47 05 Oct 18
I reached out to Willens Law Offices following a car accident that my girlfriend and I were involved in, and we met with David Baez for an in-person consultation shortly after. David was very personable and knowledgeable, and gave us confidence and peace of mind in a situation where we felt initially felt completely overwhelmed. There were times when we felt the communication could have been more proactive, but David was always responsive when we felt the need to check-in, even if there were no significant updates on our case. The process took a little longer than anticipated, but David was honest, thorough, and professional throughout.Overall, great experience and I'd recommend to anyone in need. Thank you David!
Geoff B.
20:44 17 Sep 18
After I was injured, and after researching Chicago's best law firms, I found Willens Law and read their reviews. After meeting Matt, I retained their services, along with the special efforts of his Partner, David Baez.They handled my case in a professional, efficient manner, while keeping me regularly informed. We worked incredibly well together, and won a very nice settlement. You would be foolish not to consider Willens Law for your Counsel, as I did. I highly recommend them!Ed Dybas
Ed D.
21:26 07 Sep 18
We had a very positive experience and felt their representation was very effective.
Kent M.
22:43 29 Aug 18
Working with Willens Law was a pleasure. They were responsive and extremely pleasant whenever I had questions or concerns. In my case, I personally took a little longer than I should have to start the process on my end, but David was able to pickup on my delay and process my personal injury case in a timely manner. I would highly recommend Willens Law and David when looking for an attorney to represent you in a case.
Maggie O.
14:07 23 Jul 18
I had a tremendous experience with this law firm, and I would highly recommend them. I had a bicycle injury caused by a negligent Uber car, and when I was first doing research and calling law firms all over the Chicago area to find representation, Matt Willens himself returned my call personally within ten minutes. I found that to be a huge integrity move as every other firm I contacted had a lower level employee call me back. Nothing wrong with that per se, but to have the lawyer whose name is on the door personally return my call meant a hell of a lot to me and was ultimately why I decided to meet with them first.I made an appointment and met Mr. Willens and the fantastic young attorney David Baez in their offices and they were wonderful to deal with. They are down-to-earth, funny, intelligent, tenacious, capable, experienced lawyers who explained the entire process to me in a way I could understand and made me feel comfortable and confident, and we were off and running with my case.I work in a law firm and I know exactly how slowly the wheels of justice turn, and my case was settled in about half the time that these things normally take! Amazing results. Mr. Baez and his team were incredible throughout and kept me informed every step of the way, and negotiated a higher settlement number and a lower fee for the insurance company in the eleventh hour which meant more money in my pocket!! I wholeheartedly recommend this law firm for your personal injury case. They are highly skilled and I couldn't be happier. This organization is fantastic and they will produce results for you.
saxmantommy
15:01 05 Jun 18
Matt has been there for us every step of the way. He, personally, has taken the time to answer all of our questions. We never feel like we are bothering him or pestering him. We have only experienced patience and professionalism from both Matt and his team.
Maribeth C.
15:45 03 May 18
David was very good at keeping me up to date with what was going on and helping with every step throughout the entire process. I could not have asked for better representation.
Jennifer B.
21:14 24 Apr 18
David Baez was an excellent representation of the Willens Law Office. He achieved my desired result along with keeping me updated during the entire process. Very fortunate to have him by my side - thank you David.
keith B.
19:29 20 Apr 18
Matt is an impressive attorney and person! Took on State Farm and won for me. Highly recommend Matt for PI cases.
Danielle B.
22:47 10 Apr 18
This Law firm has been very prompt and kind in dealing with my case. I would recommend this law firm to anyone who needs injury lawyers.
F Z.
22:45 10 Apr 18
I used Willens Law for a personal injury claim. Matt was knowledgeable and professional. He also responded quickly which I really appreciated. I would definitely recommend.
Robyn R.
21:44 29 Mar 18
After a bad auto accident, and months of rehab, Matt Willens and his staff worked with me as though they were part of my family. They were professional, courteous and looking out for my best interest during the entire legal process. I would highly recommend Willens Law Offices for any personal injury.
dan B.
19:27 25 Mar 18

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You are not legally required to have a personal injury attorney to handle your injury claim. You could file all the necessary paperwork yourself and represent yourself in court. However, your chances of winning your case and getting the compensation you deserve are much higher if you hire an experienced personal injury lawyer.

Why You Shouldn't Settle Directly With An Insurance Company

Insurance providers will try to get you to settle quickly. In the midst of your crisis, they might offer you what seems like a large dollar amount. The problem is they rarely make an offer of settlement for the true full cost of your damages. Don’t be misled, hospital bills aren’t the only things for which you will need compensation. You also need to keep in mind the suffering and pain associated with your traumatic event. 

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