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Experienced Injury Attorneys Fighting For You

Suffering an injury in any type of accident can change your life. Because of the negligent or reckless actions of another person, dealing with serious injuries and expenses can financially overwhelm you and your family. At Taradash Johnson Janezic in McHenry, Illinois, we help people get their lives back after any serious injury. We represent clients from McHenry County in the communities of McHenry, Crystal Lake, Marengo, Woodstock, Harvard, Algonquin and surrounding Northern Illinois counties such as Cook, Lake, Boone, DeKalb, Kane, and Winnebago; as well as clients from Southern Wisconsin.

Tough Legal Advocates For The Injured

Our team of injury attorneys has over 75 years of combined experience. We know what it takes to help individuals get back on their feet after an accident. We are committed to obtaining justice and will pursue the maximum compensation available.

Helping You Deal With Post-Accident Challenges

There are various challenges you may face as you work to get your life back after an accident. From insurance claims and lost wages to medical bills, we have helped over 15,000 people navigate the complex aftermath of injuries and accidents. Our lawyers employ their extensive knowledge, experience and resources to pursue positive outcomes in cases pertaining to any of the following:

If you have serious injuries at work or due to the actions of another, we can help you fight for rightful compensation. Often, injuries and accidents place financial and emotional strain on a family. When you have us on your side, you can focus on getting better knowing we are vigorously defending your rights.


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Protecting Your Right To Recovery

Since 1981, we have been dedicated ourselves to the rights and interests of the injured. Schedule your free personal injury case evaluation today. Call 815-669-4635, or contact us for your free initial consultation. Hablamos español.

Helping The Victims Of Catastrophic Injury Obtain Maximum Compensation

Catastrophic injuries are devastating, life-changing injuries. Not only do catastrophic injuries result in a significant amount of pain, medical treatment, and rehabilitative treatment, but they can also result in emotional injuries and the inability to work. Accordingly, if you suffered a catastrophic injury as a result of negligence, you need a personal injury attorney with the dedication and ability to get you maximum compensation.

For more than 30 years, the McHenry personal injury lawyers at Taradash Johnson Janezic have been helping the victims of catastrophic injuries obtain maximum financial recovery for their injuries and damages. Contact our office at 815-669-4635 for a free, no-obligation consultation. As with all personal injury cases, we collect no fees unless you win.

Experience Handling A Wide Range Of Catastrophic Injuries Cases

At Taradash Johnson Janezic, our team of personal injury lawyers, case managers, and support staff take a collaborative approach to legal representation, which means that our clients reap the benefits of our combined experience and knowledge. Over the past three decades, we have helped numerous clients obtain favorable personal injury settlements and judgments in catastrophic injury cases, including those involving:

Recovering Compensation From All Possible Sources After an Accident

At Taradash Johnson Janezic, our personal injury lawyers work tirelessly to recover maximum compensation for catastrophic injuries, including:

  • Medical bills
  • Rehabilitation and treatment costs
  • Lost income
  • Property damage
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress
  • Disability

Because catastrophic injuries, such as paralysis, amputation and blindness, can be very traumatic and involve severe life-changing consequences, the emotional impact of the accident is of significant importance. Proving emotional injuries – like pain and suffering and emotional distress – can be a difficult process, however, making it all the more important to have an experienced personal injury attorney in your corner.

Unlike many other law firms, the personal injury legal team at Taradash Johnson Janezic has an unsurpassed level of skill and experience when it comes to personal injury cases, and particularly those involving catastrophic injuries. We combine the knowledge of several personal injury lawyers, along with a team of case managers and support staff, to obtain maximum compensation for our clients from all possible sources, including personal injury damages, workers’ compensation benefits, and disability benefits. Because we take a team approach to legal representation, our clients get the skill and experience of several attorneys, rather than just one attorney, along with constant communication and feedback regarding the status of the case.


Back Injuries Resulting From Falls And Accidents

From mild to severe, back injuries can seriously compromise your physical mobility and affect your job, your family, and your self-esteem. The personal injury lawyers at Taradash Johnson Janezic offer legal advice and representation to clients throughout Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin area whose lives have been devastated by a debilitating back injury.

Our goal is to help you hold the negligent party responsible and to receive the maximum compensation possible so that you can rebuild your life after a serious back injury. Contact us for a free consultation to learn more about how we can help you with you back injury claim.

Comprehensive Assistance With All Spinal Cord or Back Injuries

If you or someone you know suffered a back injury in a construction accident, car crash or dangerous fall, we have experience handling a wide range of spinal, neck and back injury cases involving:

  • Spinal stenosis
  • Herniated disc
  • Ruptured disc
  • Whiplash
  • Paralysis

Whether your back injuries are temporary or permanent, full or partial, our back injury attorneys work hard to ensure our clients recover the financial compensation needed to cover medical expenses, physical therapy, lost income, pain and suffering and more. We can handle your workers’ comp claims and your personal injury claims, fully preparing your case for court should it become necessary, while aggressively negotiating a fair settlement with all negligent parties and insurance companies.


Helping The Victims Of Head Injuries Obtain Financial Recovery

Head injuries – including concussions, skull fractures and traumatic brain injuries – are one of the most serious injuries that a person can sustain. Even mild traumatic brain injuries, such as concussions, have been shown to involve a number of serious and lifelong consequences. In fact, research shows that concussions can lead to depression, fatigue, sleep problems and increased risk of stroke.

Head injuries can happen in a number of accidents, ranging from football and other sports injuries to car accidents and construction accidents. The personal injury lawyers at Taradash Johnson Janezic represent clients in McHenry and throughout Illinois, who have sustained head injuries. We seek maximum compensation from all possible sources, including personal injury damages, as well as workers’ compensation benefits and Social Security Disability benefits if applicable.

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Recovering Compensation From All Possible Sources

At Taradash Johnson Janezic, we understand that a head injury can result in significant medical bills and rehabilitation treatment, not to mention lost wages and considerable emotional distress. Our personal injury lawyers work tirelessly to recover maximum compensation on behalf of head injury victims and their families, including:

  • Medical bills
  • Rehabilitation and treatment costs
  • Lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress
  • Disability

Head Injury Symptoms

Some of the early symptoms of a head injury include memory difficulties, changes in perception, changes in mood, cognitive difficulties (such as the inability to concentrate and focus), sleep disturbances, dizziness, headaches, nausea, and fatigue. The signs and symptoms of a head injury are not always readily apparent, however, so it is highly recommended that you seek medical attention following a personal injury accident, such as a car accident or motorcycle accident even if you don’t show any symptoms of a head injury.

Get The Legal Help You Need

When you or a loved one has sustained a head injury, you need a personal injury lawyer who will fight to get you maximum compensation. The full impact of a head injury – including its long-term impact – can be difficult to determine and prove, making it all the more important to have an experienced lawyer in your corner.

The McHenry head injury attorneys at Taradash Johnson Janezic focus on representing clients who have suffered catastrophic injuries, including head injuries and back injuries, in personal injury accidents. We take a collaborative approach to legal representation which allows us to draw on a wide range and depth of skill and experience possessed by our several attorneys, case managers, and support staff to advocate on our clients’ behalf for maximum compensation from all possible sources. For instance, in addition to seeking personal injury damages, you may also be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits and Social Security Disability benefits depending on the circumstances of the head injury.

Contact our office at 815-669-4635 to schedule a free consultation with one of our McHenry personal injury attorneys to discuss a possible head injury lawsuit.


Were You Injured By A Hazardous Chemical?

Illinois residents generally know – based on information we gathered in science classes, things we’ve seen in the news and facts listed on warning labels – that some chemicals are more hazardous than others. Substances that are toxic or contain dangerous ingredients must be handled, used and stored in a particular way in order to avoid accidents that can damage property and hurt people in the area. Hazardous materials can easily cause harm to workers using them on the job, to first responders who treat injured employees and address on-site emergencies, and to innocent bystanders exposed inadvertently due to the release of toxins such as near or in a swimming pool; exposed to high levels of chlorine.

Current Protocols Regarding Hazardous Chemicals

The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is tasked with keeping track of hundreds of thousands of different types of hazardous chemicals, everything from poisons and household cleaners to industrial-strength acids and fertilizers. While the EPA has protocols in place for mandatory employer reporting of dangerous substances through its “Tier II” system, there is little to no federal oversight of the validity of that data.

Illinois has its own state laws regarding the handling and disclosure of toxic chemicals, set forth in the Uniform Hazardous Substances Act of Illinois (435 ILCS 35) and the Illinois Chemical Safety Act (435 ILCS 45). Having these protocols in place means that it is less likely that Illinois workers and emergency responders will be exposed to toxic levels of dangerous materials, but it does not mean that injuries – even deaths – from hazardous chemical substances never happen.

The Consequences Of Inaccurate Reporting

In June of this year, a fire and subsequent explosion at Nova-Kern LLC (a manufacturer of compounds used in high-tech manufacturing based in Seward, Illinois) injured one employee and released smoke containing numerous potentially toxic substances, including chlorine gas, into the environment. The chemical exposure resulted in the evacuation of many of the homes and businesses in the area of the plant for an entire day. Firefighters on the scene took no special precautions when trying to extinguish the blaze because the company had not reported the presence of any hazardous chemicals on site. Amazingly, no emergency responders or bystanders were injured.

Not all have been so lucky, though. EPA data shows that there have been 60 deaths, over 1,300 injuries and roughly $1.6 billion in damages at sites storing the 140 most hazardous chemicals (of the 500,000 that the EPA keeps track of) since 2005.

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Getting Help When You Have Been Injured

Would you like more information about how to file a claim against those responsible for your injuries? If so, speak with an experienced Illinois injury attorney from Taradash Johnson Janezic at 815-669-4635or reach out online for a free initial consultation. At Taradash Johnson Janezic, we offer potential clients a free, no-obligation consultation to discuss the legal rights and options following a personal injury accident. We take all of our cases on a contingency fee basis, which means that clients do not pay any fees unless and until they obtain financial recovery.