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Smoler Law Office

Chicago Workers' Compensation and Injury Lawyers

Smoler Law Office

415 La Salle Drive, Suite 402
Chicago, Illinois 60654

Phone(312) 332-9800 or(800) 682-9330
Fax (312) 332-9801

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Law Firm Overview

The Smoler Law Office, founded in 1983, is a personal injury and workers' compensation firm located in Chicago, Illinois. Attorney Robert Smoler focuses on helping people recover compensation following a serious injury or tragic, accidental death.
If you were injured at work, you want and need timely payment of workers' compensation wage benefits. If a loved one was killed in a car accident or truck accident, you need a fair settlement from the insurance company to compensate your family for your loss.

We have been helping injured people in Chicago and throughout Cook County for over 25 years. Through the years, our law firm has obtained millions of dollars in results for clients in personal injury, workers' compensation, and wrongful death claims.

Insurance companies have accident investigators, insurance adjusters and defense attorneys working to protect their interests. Who is looking out for your best interests? Having a dedicated injury lawyer on your side can help. We work hard to help you obtain all of the benefits and damages you are entitled to in a timely manner.

As a sole practitioner, Robert Smoler is able to provide personalized attention to each and every client. He is honest. He practices with integrity. He connects with clients on a very real level and cares deeply about seeing them get better. His compassion for the people he represents makes him a passionate and effective advocate for their interests.

As a client, you can count on his personal management of all aspects of your injury claim and his availability 24 hours a day, seven days a week via e-mail or telephone to address any concerns. In addition, Mr. Smoler is conversational in Spanish, maintains Spanish-speaking staff, and uses Spanish interpreters whenever necessary to better serve the firm's Spanish-speaking clients.

Year this Office was Established: 1991

Languages: English, Spanish.

Areas of Law

Areas of Law Description

Our areas of practice include:

- Workers’ Compensation Law

Attorney Robert Smoler can help you obtain the full benefits you deserve for your injury. If you have been injured in an on-the-job accident or because of the type of work you do, contact his law office for experienced and dedicated legal help. Workers’ compensation law requires employers and their insurance companies to pay medical expenses for employees who are injured on the job. But the process of navigating the workers' compensation system has pitfalls. Injured workers who don’t consult an attorney could make mistakes that will ultimately reduce the amount of compensation they receive.

- Workers' Compensation Benefits

A knowledgeable workers' compensation lawyer can help you obtain the benefits you are entitled to in a timely way. Smoler Law Office and attorney Robert Smoler have been helping injured workers in Cook County and throughout the Chicago Metro area for nearly 25 years. In Illinois, workers' compensation benefits may include: Medical Expenses, Temporary Total Disability, Permanent Partial Disability, Permanent Total Disability, Vocational Rehabilitation / Retraining, and, Death Benefits.

- Work Injuries

The most frequently reported kinds of workplace injuries can include Slip & Fall injuries. If there was an unsafe surface or a hole that caused a tripping hazard can result in a slip and fall. Poor lighting can also be a factor in this type of injury. It is the responsibility of the business owner to find and eliminate these types of hazards, and create a safe workplace for both employees and customers. Another type of common work injury is when an employee or worker is being Struck by an Object. These sorts of injuries are less common than other types of injuries, because they generally only occur in warehouse type settings. Types of projectiles can include: Heavy boxes, Heavy machinery, Carts, Bins, and, Heavy merchandise.

- Workplace Accidents

Regardless how or why workplace accidents happen — if you have sustained an on the job injury and are unable to return to your job for more than three working days, you are entitled to have a portion of your lost wages paid for by your employer or their workers' compensation insurance carrier. You are also entitled to have all medical expenses related to your work injury paid under workers' compensation. Generally, under Illinois workers' compensation law, you cannot sue your employer for injuries you sustained on the job. Usually, the only remedy available to an injured employee is workers' compensation benefits.

- Personal Injury

Attorney Robert Smoler represents people who have been injured in auto accidents, falls, medical malpractice, injuries caused by drunk drivers, and other types of injuries for which another party is responsible. The most common injuries are those caused by car accidents, truck accidents, and motorcycle accidents. Robert Smoler has been handling accidental injuries for nearly 25 years and is experienced in helping people get the medical treatment they need to achieve as full a recovery as possible. He also seeks compensation for his clients for expenses such as medical bills and lost wages, as well as damages for pain and suffering, mental anguish, and other losses.

- Construction Accidents

Smoler Law Office represents people in Cook County and throughout the Chicago Metro area and helps them get the financial help they need after a construction site injury has left them unable to work. The firm can help people injured in a wide variety of accidents, or their families if the accident has resulted in death, including: Scaffolding accidents; Falls from unsecured ladders; Injuries caused by falling objects; Crane accidents; Accidents involving OSHA violations; Excavation accidents; Electrocution injuries; and, Injuries resulting from the use of defective products or equipment malfunctions.

- Car and Motorcycle Accidents

Our law firm represents car accident victims, motorcyclists, passengers, bicyclists, pedestrians, and others who have been injured or killed by negligent drivers. Attorney Robert Smoler has nearly 25 years of experience with auto accident personal injury claims and with helping people in the Chicago Metro area recover compensation after a car crash injury.

- Trucking Accidents

If you or a family member has been injured as the result of a truck wreck or 18-wheeler accident—it will not cost you any more to have attorney Robert Smoler start working to protect your interests now than it would if you waited. If you do wait, however, valuable evidence could be degraded or disappear entirely and your case could end before it ever really gets started.

- Premises Liability

Attorney Robert Smoler has been dedicated to helping people and families in Cook County and throughout the Chicago Metro area recover fair compensation for nearly 25 years. The firm's premises liability practice involves everything from serious slip and fall injuries to cases of wrongful death resulting from inadequate security, as well as: Trip and fall accidents; Retail accidents / shopping accidents; Elevator accidents / escalator accidents; Dram shop cases (bar and restaurant liquor liability); Swimming pool accidents; Dog bites / animal attacks; Amusement park accidents; and, Playground accidents.

- Medical Malpractice

Smoler Law Office handles cases of medical malpractice involving catastrophic injuries and wrongful death on behalf of people in Cook County and throughout the Chicago Metro area. The firm's practice includes cases of: Doctor error; Nursing medication errors; Hospital malpractice and negligence; Dental malpractice; Surgical errors; Birth injuries; Nursing home negligence; and, Failure to diagnose and misdiagnosis.

- Wrongful Death

Smoler Law Office has been handling wrongful death claims on behalf of grieving families in Cook County and throughout the Chicago Metro area for nearly 25 years. They can help you and your family recover the compensation you deserve, and need, to put life back together after an accidental death involving: Workplace Accidents; Construction Site Accidents; Fatal Car Accidents; Trucking Accidents; Personal Injuries; and, Medical Malpractice.


Attorney's Picture Mr. Robert J. Smoler
Founding Attorney
Aviation Law, Civil Litigation, Construction Law, FELA Railroad Injuries, Motor Vehicle Accidents

Attorney's Picture Ms. Emma Smoler
Aviation Law, Construction Law, Criminal Defense, DUI, FELA Railroad Injuries

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