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

June 25, 2019 in Workers' Compensation

Top 5 Misconceptions Surrounding Workers Compensation

Everyone has opinions on what workers comp is. Some are correct, but most are misconceptions. The commercials seen on TV about people collecting hundreds of thousands of dollars are not true for the average claim. When looking at the bottom of the screen it indicates that the people on the commercial are actors, not even the real claimants. Most of…
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June 24, 2019 in Workers' Compensation

Chicago mayor announces reforms to city’s comp system

Chicago’s mayor plans to impose “sweeping” reforms to the city’s workers compensation program by partnering with insurer Gallagher Bassett Services Inc. Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday announced the city has contracted with Rolling Meadows, Illinois-based Gallagher Bassett to implement changes to the workers comp system that aim to improve services for injured workers and reduce fraud, waste and abuse in…
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June 24, 2019 in Workers' Compensation

Instructor’s Comp Claim Rejected Following Classroom Attack

A Chicago State University instructor said a claims examiner rejected his workers’ comp claim for injuries he suffered when a man attacked him during an accounting class. Richard Arredondo, 62, said he suffered back, neck and emotional injuries from the attack on April 25. A man entered the classroom and began staring at female students, WBBM Newsradio reported. The intruder…
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