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Personal Injury Attorneys in Chicago

Also Serving Aurora, Champaign & the Surrounding Areas

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident or are unable to work as a result of an injury or illness, you likely have many questions that require direct, honest answers from an experienced lawyer. At Woodruff Johnson & Evans, our team of Chicago-based personal injury lawyers has more than 100 years of combined legal experience handling all types of personal injury cases. Our firm strives to provide outstanding legal representation to individuals who have been injured in or around Chicago. We are prepared to be your trusted guide and aggressive advocate throughout the process.

Injured in an accident? Contact us online or by phone at (866) 400-4450 to discuss your legal options with one of our attorneys. We offer free initial consultations.

What Is a Personal Injury?

We hear the phrase “personal injury” often, but what does it really mean? Simply put, a personal injury or tort is a private or civil wrong for which the court will provide a remedy in the form of an action for money damages. In other words, if you are wrongfully injured (for example, through the negligent actions of another person), you may be entitled to recover financial compensation for your damages.

Damages in personal injury claims can be economic and non-economic and may include any of the following and more:

  • Cost of medical treatment (current and future)
  • Lost income and/or wages
  • Loss of earning capacity (future income)
  • Physical pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress/trauma
  • Loss of enjoyment

The Chicago personal injury lawyers at Woodruff Johnson & Evans have experience in all types of personal injury cases, as well as workers’ compensation and Social Security Disability benefits claims.

Types of Cases We Handle

At Woodruff Johnson & Evans, our experienced personal injury attorneys understand the complexities involved with personal injury cases. You can rely on us to guide you through the legal system as we work to ensure your best interests are represented.

Our attorneys can help you with personal injury claims involving:

  • Car accidents
  • Uninsured motorists
  • Aviation accidents
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Boating accidents
  • Slip and falls
  • Product liability
  • Premises liability
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Mass transit accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Birth injuries
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Nursing home negligence
  • Serious (catastrophic) injuries
  • Dog bites
  • Swimming pool accidents
  • Wrongful death
  • Trucking accidents
  • Child injuries

This list is not exhaustive; get in touch with our team today to find out more about how we can help you with your specific situation.

Our Victories

  • Car Accidents

    $1,100,000
  • Car Accidents

    $1,030,000
  • Construction Accident

    $1,000,000
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Trust Your Case to Our Experienced Team

Even a minor accident can have a disastrous effect on the human body. At the end of the day, it does not take a fall from a significant height or a collision at high speed to cause serious injury; even seemingly minor accidents can have life-altering consequences. If you find yourself or a loved one in this position, it is important you hire a reputable personal injury lawyer in Chicago.

The attorneys at Woodruff Johnson & Evans handle the most complex of personal injury cases, and we are prepared to work tirelessly on your behalf to help you get the compensation you deserve. We know this is a stressful time in your life. We will do everything we can in our efforts to recover the maximum compensation you are owed. Our attorneys are skilled litigators who are not afraid to take your case to trial if necessary. Let us fight the insurance companies and handle compensation negotiations on your behalf.

Contact our firm today at (866) 400-4450 for a no-cost, no-obligation consultation.

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    "A friend referred me to Woodruff Johnson & Evans. Attorney Jay Johnson explained the process so that I understood what was going on with my case. He was responsive to my situation and kept me informed as my case progressed. Jay did great. He knows what he is doing. I was very happy with the outcome of my case. I would recommend this firm to friends and family if they ever needed legal help."

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    "I was referred to Woodruff Johnson & Evans by a friend who had used them in the past. Everyone I had contact with was so kind and polite. My lawyer, Jay Johnson, explained the process to me so that I understood what was happening with my case. He was very patient, keeping me informed and answering my questions. I was very satisfied with the results and would recommend my family and friends that need legal help to go to Woodruff Johnson & Evans."

  • "Woodruff Johnson & Evans helped settled my case when the insurance company refused to pay my medical bill!"

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    "I consulted the lawyers from Woodruff Johnson & Evans and they settled my case when the insurance company refused to pay my medical bill! I think I will recommend people to hire a lawyer here. Ever since then at least they have been sending a Christmas card which I have also appreciated. Thanks very much!"

  • "Dexter Evans was incredible at handling my auto-accident case & provided constant communication about any questions or concerns I had!" Read More

    "Dexter (DJ) Evans was incredible at handling my auto-accident case and provided constant communication about any questions or concerns I had. He addressed every concern I had for the case and made sure that every detail was included. I would highly recommend him and the Woodruff law firm to my friends/family. If I ever need an attorney again I will most definitely be calling Dexter. Thank you for your genuine and professional help with everything in my case the past couple years- I am highly confident in your work!"

  • "Steven was helpful in preparing me for a deposition and was very instrumental in gathering details about the location of my slip and fall!" Read More

    "Steven was helpful in preparing me for a deposition and was very instrumental in gathering details about the location of my slip and fall. He negotiated what I thought was a fair settlement."

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  • AV Peer Review Rated

    Several of our attorneys have earned an AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®. This is the highest possible peer-review rating offered by the renowned organization. Attorneys are selected by their peers and clients based on a number of categories.

  • Super Lawyers

    The annual Super Lawyers® list, published in Super Lawyers® Magazine, highlights attorneys who have made considerable professional achievements. We are proud to have several attorneys who have been selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers® list multiple times.

  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association

    We are proud members of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, an organization that is committed to fighting for the rights of injured workers throughout the state of Illinois. As ITLA members, we are dedicated to pursuing justice on behalf of hard-working individuals and their families.

  • Leading Lawyers

    Casey Woodruff, Jay Johnson and Dexter Evans were all members of Illinois’ Leading Lawyers every year from 2015 to 2017. Eligibility for membership is based on a rigorous peer nomination process—attorneys must be nominated by their fellow attorneys to become Leading Lawyers members.