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 Highland, 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.

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

March 22, 2018 in Workers' Compensation

Illinois bill would create state-sponsored insurance company

An Illinois bill that would create a state-sponsored insurance company to provide workers compensation was placed on the calendar for a second reading last Thursday. H.B. 4595, introduced by state Rep. Laura Fine, D-Glenview, would create the Illinois Employers Mutual Insurance Co. as a nonprofit that issues insurance for workers comp and occupational disease, according to the bill’s latest text.…
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March 22, 2018 in Personal Injury

Chicago appeals court yanks $14 million award v. ISMIE, says insurer deserved 12 jurors, not six

A Chicago appeals panel has pulled a $14.4 million jury award from the parents of a toddler, who died through medical malpractice, saying the obstetricians' insurer – Illinois' No. 1 malpractice provider – deserved 12 rather than six jurors, in a trial over accusations the insurer allegedly misled the doctors into going to trial in the underlying malpractice suit, instead…
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March 21, 2018 in Workers' Compensation

Comp insurer not liable for death benefits for out-of-state driver: Judge

A U.S. District judge ruled in favor of an insurer who filed a summary judgment on a claim involving an Iowa workers compensation policy for a company that hired an Illinois truck driver who only worked in his home state before dying from a work-related injury, according to the ruling issued in U.S. District Court in Chicago on Friday. Eldridge,…
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