970 McHenry Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Search
Botto Gilbert Lancaster, PC

Call Today for Your FREE Consultation

Call Us800-338-3833 | 815-338-3838

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

Crystal Lake law firm Botto Gilbert Lancaster, PC has successfully obtained a favorable ruling in a recent appeal of the case Adcock v. Illinois Workers' Compensation Comm'n, 2015 IL App (2d) 130884WC.

The McHenry County law firm of Botto Gilbert Lancaster, PC is pleased to announce a recent successful appellate decision obtained by Attorneys Francisco J. Botto and Alex C. Wimmer. Attorneys Botto and Wimmer represented the claimant David Adcock in the case Adcock v. Illinois Workers' Compensation Comm'n, 2015 IL App (2d) 130884WC.

According to court documents, Adcock testified that on May 10, 2010 he sat on a rolling chair that his employer, Knaak Manufacturing, provided in order to accommodate a medical condition with his right knee while performing work-related tasks. Adcock injured his left knee while working and he sought benefits under the Workers' Compensation Act. Adcock's employer argued that the injury he sustained did not "arise out of" his employment because the act of turning in a chair is one used in everyday life. The arbitrator found in favor of Adcock.

The McHenry County law firm of Botto Gilbert Lancaster, PC announces the hiring of experienced litigator Jeanne A. Barrett.

Botto Gilbert Lancaster, PC is pleased to welcome Associate Attorney Jeanne A. Barrett to the firm. Barrett brings extensive litigation experience from her over 11 years spent working as a Cook County Assistant State's Attorney. Barrett will concentrate her legal practice on both criminal law and family law matters.

As a former prosecutor, Barrett has handled numerous cases related to criminal law such as DUI's, juvenile law, misdemeanors and felonies. She also worked as a litigation specialist at the Chicago Legal Services Clinic, where she represented domestic violence victims.

The Crystal Lake law firm of Botto Gilbert Lancaster, PC welcomes George A. Mueller to the firm.

The Crystal Lake law firm of Botto Gilbert Lancaster, PC is pleased to welcome Attorney George A. Mueller to the team. Prior to joining Botto Gilbert Lancaster, PC, Mueller was the Founder and Principal Attorney at George A. Mueller & Associates, Ltd.

Mueller is a veteran litigator who has been successfully representing clients in McHenry and Kane Counties since 1981. He brings extensive trial experience in the areas of family law, criminal law, juvenile law and general civil litigation. Mueller also has experience handling estate planning and real estate matters.

May 2014 Settlement - Botto Gilbert Lancaster, PC assisted a repeat workers' compensation client for whom we successfully settled a 2004 claim also for a back injury requiring fusion. The client sustained a second back injury in 2011 while lifting steel rods at work, requiring a revision to the fusion in 2012. After an extensive recovery period including aggressive physical therapy, the client was released with permanent restrictions and could not return to his previous employment. Several motions were filed by our office on client's behalf to force the workers' compensation insurance company to commence with a vocational rehabilitation program to assist client in finding alternative employment. Ultimately, the client was unable to find suitable employment and the case settled for $125,000.00.

Crystal Lake law firm Botto Gilbert Lancaster, PC invites the community to attend their Client Appreciation Mixer Event hosted in conjunction with the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce.

Crystal Lake law firm Botto Gilbert Lancaster, PC will be hosting a Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce Mixer and Client Appreciation Day on Tuesday, July 29 from 5:00-7:00pm. The event will be held at the law firm's office located at 970 McHenry Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL 60014. The evening will include door prizes, raffles, beverages and food catered in by Crystal Lake Rib House.

Read full article here

Illinois State Bar Association State Bar of Wisconsin Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce Illinois Trial Lawyers Association McHenry County Bar Association
Back to Top