Michael T. Wierzbicki

Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates - Chicago
Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates - Chicago
25 E Washington St, Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60602 United States
(312) 372-8822
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Michael currently resides on the Illinois Trial Lawyers Board of Managers.


Mike has represented clients in Cook, Will, Lake, DuPage, Kane, Kankakee, Ford and Grundy counties. He has also litigated matters in the Illinois First District Appellate Court, the Illinois Second District Appellate Court and the Illinois Court of Claims.


Primary Practice Focus

Mike Wierzbicki is an aggressive Chicago personal injury lawyer who is passionate about helping people who have been seriously injured. Although fair and just out-of-court settlements have many merits, Mike is especially interested in – and successful at prevailing in – complex litigation involving difficult-to-prove cases of serious injury.


The personal injury cases Mike has tried have involved:

Truck accidents

Automobile accidents

Premises liability

Nursing home abuse and neglect

Mild and severe traumatic brain injury

Chronic pain

Myofascial pain syndrome

Soft tissue injuries

Hip and pelvic fractures

Spine and spinal cord injury and rehabilitation

Product liability

Wrongful death

Construction injury

Slip and fall cases


In-Depth Look

Before joining Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates, Mike practiced commercial litigation and represented physicians and hospitals in medical malpractice defense cases. He gained his first practical legal experience before entering law school when he handled files and legal investigations for plaintiffs’ firm in Southfield, Mich.


Since joining Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates in 2002, Mike has become a force with distinction, obtaining many millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for personal injury victims and their families. He consistently fights for the powerless against insurance companies, corporations, and government agencies. Mike is especially familiar with medical issues because, early on in his legal career, he defended doctors and hospitals in medical malpractice cases. Contact Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates today to learn how Michael Wierzbicki can help you.


Education

DePaul University College of Law (J.D., 1999)

Albion College (B.A., 1996)


Admissions

Illinois, 1999

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois


Honors and Awards

Top 100 Litigation Lawyers (Illinois) – The American Society of Legal Advocates

Top 40 Under 40 – The National Trial Lawyers Association

Top 100 Trial Lawyers – The America Trial Lawyers Association

Trucking Top 10 – The National Trial Lawyers Association

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Million Dollar Advocates Forum


Professional Associations

American Society of Legal Advocates

Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Managers

Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLA)

National Trial Lawyers Association

The American Trial Lawyers Association

American Association for Justice, Nursing Homes Litigation Group

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

American Association for Justice

Illinois State Bar Association

Chicago Bar Association

Will County Bar Association


Appellate and Supreme Court Arguments

Wilson v. Bashaw

Burt v. City of Chicago



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