Steven Robert Janezic

Steven Robert Janezic

Associate Attorney
Location:
McHenry, Illinois
Phone:
815-669-4635
Fax:
815-385-1549
Email:

McHenry Injury Attorney:

Mr. Janezic earned his Juris Doctor degree in 2014 from Northern Illinois University College of Law, graduating in the top 15% of his class with Magna Cum Laude honors. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2012 from Judson University.

Mr. Janezic concentrates his practice in the areas of personal injury and workers’ compensation.

Mr. Janezic has experience handling all aspects of litigation including pleadings, discovery, motion practice, and trial preparation. He has also represented clients in front of the American Arbitration Association. 

Prior to working at the Taradash Law Firm, Mr. Janezic worked at the Zeke Giorgi Legal Clinic in Rockford, Illinois, providing legal representation to low income individuals.

Mr. Janezic is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, McHenry County Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.

Effective Representation for the Injured:

Mr. Janezic gives each case the detailed attention it needs. He represents injured workers as well as individuals who have suffered injuries as the result of others negligence. Mr. Janezic has produced successful results on cases that have been denied by insurance companies and even turned away by other attorneys.

 

Results:

PERSONAL INJURY:

$250,000.00 policy limits settlement for a Crystal Lake man who was injured in a car accident and suffered a broken foot and underwent two surgeries.

$100,000.00 policy limits settlement for a McHenry man who was rear ended and suffered a torn rotator cuff.

$100,000.00 policy limits settlement for a McHenry man who was struck by a car while walking along the road and suffered multiple fractures.

$90,000.00 settlement for a woman who suffered a broken wrist when she was a passenger in a golf cart accident.

$70,000.00 settlement following a pre-trial in McHenry County Circuit Court for a McHenry woman who was rear ended and developed a cyst in her back.

$50,000.00 policy limits settlement for a Woodstock man who suffered hip impingement from a motorcycle accident.

$50,000.00 settlement for a 68 year old woman who suffered soft tissue injuries as a result of a car crash. 

$37,000.00 settlement for a McHenry man who suffered soft tissue injuries as a result of an uninsured motorist. The man’s previous attorney withdrew from the case after being unable to make a recovery at which point he came to Mr. Janezic who obtained a $37,000.00 settlement under his uninsured motorist coverage.  

$30,000.00 settlement for a 13 year old girl who suffered wrist and leg injuries when she was hit by a car while riding her bicycle.

$30,000.00 settlement for a Fox Lake man who suffered soft tissue injuries when his car was rear ended.

$25,000.00 policy limits settlement from a sub-standard insurance carrier for a McHenry woman who suffered a shoulder injury when a non-authorized driver crashed her vehicle in which she was a passenger.

$23,500.00 settlement following the filing of a lawsuit for a McHenry man who suffered a shoulder sprain after he was struck by a vehicle in a parking lot while walking to work. 

WORKERS COMPENSATION:

$100,000.00 settlement for a non-union machine operator who developed lateral epicondylitis.

$54,000.00 settlement for school aide who suffered shoulder injuries after lifting a student out of a wheelchair.

$32,000.00 settlement for a non-union laborer who suffered a broken foot when construction materials fell on his foot. Prior to coming to the Taradash Law Firm, the employer refused to put in a workers’ compensation claim or pay any medical bills.

$20,000.00 settlement for a computer support adviser who suffered a back strain when he tripped over an electrical cord while installing computer equipment.

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Personal Injury
  • 50% Worker's Compensation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Education

  • Northern Illinois University College of Law, DeKalb, Illinois
    • Juris Doctor - 2014
  • Judson University
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 2012
    • Major: Business Management

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • McHenry County Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Zeke Giorgi Legal Clinic, Rockford

Languages

  • English