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

February 12, 2019 in Workers' Compensation

Bill would start comp soon after responders incapacitated

A bill introduced Thursday in the Illinois Senate would amend the state’s current Workers Compensation Act to begin compensation almost immediately for seriously injured volunteer, paid-on-call or part-time firefighters, emergency medical technicians or paramedics. S.B. 1219, introduced by Illinois state Sen. Neil Anderson, R-Moline, would amend the current law to allow for coverage of total temporary incapacity to commence the…
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February 12, 2019 in Personal Injury

Illinois FedEx Worker Died of Fall, not Cold, Autopsy Shows

An autopsy found that a FedEx worker found dead outside in western Illinois amid record low temperatures died of a traumatic head injury. Rock Island County Coroner Brian Gustafson says 69-year-old William L. Murphy’s death was due to a fall. Police say a colleague found the Moline man’s body between two semitrailers at the delivery company’s East Moline facility Thursday…
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February 11, 2019 in Personal Injury

Taco food truck explosion not foreseeable, divided COA says

A man injured while waiting for his taco lunch lost his appeal that he was owed a duty of care from a salvage yard, with a majority of an Indiana Court of Appeals panel finding a food truck explosion at the salvage yard was not reasonably foreseeable. While waiting in line at a taco food truck, German Linares was in…
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