A Law Firm Serving Indiana and Illinois

Concentrating in Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury Law and Social Security Disability.

Malloy, Etzler & Lawhead, 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


“Mr. Malloy and his Assistant Beth Lopez have been such wonderful attorneys! They have been very courteous; responsive to emails; always informative and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend Mr. Malloy and his staff! Always so nice and friendly!

Lynn M.

“Mr Malloy has done a wonderful job on my husband's workman's comp case. He is very professional and very caring! I highly recommend him and his staff! Thank's Malloy Etzler & Lawhead!”

Kelly M.

“Tim was great working with our WC case!!! Definitely recommend him :)”

Sue N.

“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

February 24, 2020 in Personal Injury

Tenant sues property owners after allegedly falling from deck

The collapse of a wooden deck has prompted a lawsuit against the owners of the rental property. Christopher A. Jones, who rented the property on Miller Street in Alton, filed suit against the Dustin Snyders Trust, the trustees and the manager of the house as well as a family member. Jones accuses the defendants of negligence and breach of contract…
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February 24, 2020 in Workers' Compensation

Lawmakers consider comp for first responders with PTSD

Lawmakers in Illinois are considering workers compensation legislation that would provide workers compensation to first responders suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. H.B. 5569 was sent to the rules committee on Tuesday and would amend the state’s Workers’ Compensation Act and the Workers’ Occupational Diseases Act and apply to firefighters, emergency medical technicians and paramedics. Lawmakers on Tuesday also introduced H.B.…
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February 19, 2020 in Personal Injury

How Do You Know Your Injury Is Work Related In Illinois?

Here's an Illinois work comp question we get a lot. “How do I know if my injury is work related?” Sometimes the answer is simple and obvious. If you have never had back trouble and pick up a box and feel a pop in your back, if that happened at work it's work related. If you are walking down the…
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