Harvey L. Walner & Associates Ltd. is a Chicago personal injury law firm dedicated to personal service and treating you with the respect and courtesy you deserve. We believe in providing the personal attention that our clients need not just to get settlements and win cases, but to put their lives back together. Recovering from your injury takes more than just a check, and our lawyers know how to help you get the most out of your judgment or settlement.
Our Chicago Personal Injury Law Team
Our attorneys have decades of experience handling many types of personal injury lawsuits. In addition, we are all dedicated to providing you with personal service that goes beyond just being in the office. For you, our client, we are never on vacation, never indisposed, never out of reach. To learn more about us, click on the links below:
- Shelby H. Kanarish
- Jonathan Walner
- Sheldon I. Minkow (Of Counsel)
- Kristin J. Kladis
- Robert Bieniek
In addition, our years of experience and our time as a larger law firm have helped us make numerous personal connections with a nationwide network of lawyers. If we can't help you with your case, we can help you find someone who can. We - at no additional fee to you - work with many of our firm’s former attorneys who we trust and rely upon to help us maximize the financial recovery in your case. As a core team, Harvey L. Walner & Associates personally works on and directs your case to a financial victory. Our team of paralegals will work with your doctors, hospitals, and other health professionals to gather your bills, records and reports.
At Harvey L. Walner & Associates, we believe in thoroughly investigating your case. We use private investigators to take evidential pictures of scenes of accidents, as well as the injuries you’ve sustained. Our team of investigators also takes witness statements, check insurance information, and assess the assets of those responsible for your injuries.
Harvey L. Walner & Associates, Ltd. offers transportation services for our disabled clients to and from doctor appointments, hospital visits, grocery store errands and other places you may not be able to get to on your own. We work exclusively with Moving2Transportation.
We bring a team to back you up and advocate for you. When you hire Harvey L. Walner & Associates you hire a team of people who will work for you.
More than Just a Check
Your personal injury lawsuit is not just about money, it's about making sure that you and your family are taken care of after your accident. It's about paying rent, paying bills, and ensuring your children's future. That's why at Harvey L. Walner & Associates, our representation doesn't end when you get your settlement or judgment check.
If you need help in getting the best medical care we are here. If you do not have insurance or the financial resources to see the best physicians, we will work for you to find the best healthcare professionals that will tend to your injuries and wait to be paid when we win your case.
We work hard to maximize your benefit from your case, which means understanding from experience how best to utilize the settlement or judgment. We can help you find an investment advisor to get the most out of your money. We can also help set up annuities to structure a settlement for minors so they can get long-term benefit from the money. If necessary, we can also help find a guardian for minors or disabled injury victims.
Our goal is that you should still be seeing the benefit of your case twenty years from now or more.
Settlement or Lawsuit?
In many cases, you may be offered a settlement today that is far below what you wanted and have to make the best decision about whether to accept this offer or pursue your lawsuit, which, on average, will require 2 ½ years to complete. This is your decision, but we can help you get all the information to make the right one.
First, we have former insurance adjusters on staff to help negotiate the best settlement up-front. Then we can negotiate with all the parties who want money from your settlement, including:
- Unpaid doctors
- Health insurance
If you settle early in your case, it is often possible for us to get many of your bills cut drastically, increasing the value of your settlement over your eventual litigation victory, which would require you to pay many bills in full.
When you have a case pending you may hear about loan services on TV or through some form of media. If you are solicited for a loan against your case, we will investigate the benefits and draw backs of your offer. For a fee, we can get you the best possible deal so that your life will not suffer because you are out of work and cannot keep up with your living expenses.
Calling us today doesn't cost you a dime. You can tell us all the details of your case, and we can tell you how we can help. You'll be surprised at how much difference a personal touch can make in your personal injury case. Please contact us today to learn more.
If you or a loved one has been hurt, and you need help, please call or email us today or text "walnerlaw" to 41513 for a FREE consultation.