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        Michael T. Wierzbicki

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        Illinois Injury Lawyer - Michael Wierzbicki

        Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer

        • Primary Practice Focus

          Mike Wierzbicki is an aggressive trial lawyer who is passionate about helping people who have been seriously injured. Although fair and just out-of-court settlements have many merits, Mike is especially interested in – and successful at prevailing in – complex litigation involving difficult-to-prove cases of serious injury.

          The personal injury cases Mike has tried have involved:

          • truck accidents
          • automobile accidents
          • premises liability
          • nursing home abuse and neglect
          • mild and severe traumatic brain injury
          • chronic pain
          • myofascial pain syndrome
          • soft tissue injuries
          • hip and pelvic fractures
          • spine and spinal cord injury and rehabilitation
          • product liability
          • wrongful death
          • construction injury
          • slip and fall cases
        • How Should You Choose A Lawyer?

          Michael currently resides on the the Illinois Trial Lawyers Board of Managers.

          Mike has represented clients in Cook, Will, Lake, DuPage, Kane, Kankakee, Ford and Grundy counties. He has also litigated matters in the Illinois First District Appellate Court, the Illinois Second District Appellate Court and the Illinois Court of Claims.

        • In Depth Look

          Before joining Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates, Mike practiced commercial litigation and represented physicians and hospitals in medical malpractice defense cases. He gained his first practical legal experience before entering law school when he handled files and legal investigations for plaintiffs’ firm in Southfield, Mich.

          Since joining Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates in 2002, Mike has become a force with distinction, obtaining many millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for personal injury victims and their families. He consistently fights for the powerless against insurance companies, corporations and government agencies. Mike is especially familiar with medical issues because, early on in his legal career, he defended doctors and hospitals in medical malpractice cases.

        • Honors and Awards
          • Top 100 Litigation Lawyers (Illinois) – The American Society of Legal Advocates
          • Top 40 Under 40 – The National Trial Lawyers Association
          • Top 100 Trial Lawyers – The America Trial Lawyers Association
          • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
          • Million Dollar Advocates Forum

        • Professional Associations
          • American Society of Legal Advocates
          • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Managers
          • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLA)
          • National Trial Lawyers Association
          • The American Trial Lawyers Association
          • American Association for Justice, Nursing Homes Litigation Group
          • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
          • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
          • American Association for Justice
          • Illinois State Bar Association
          • Chicago Bar Association
          • Will County Bar Association
        • Appellate and Supreme Court Arguments
          • Wilson v. Bashaw
          • Burt v. City of Chicago

        • Education
          • DePaul University College of Law (J.D., 1999)
          • Albion College (B.A., 1996)
        • Admissions
          • Illinois, 1999
          • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois