The lawyers who handled my case, especially Mr. Terry Lachcik, were nice, respectful, and very professional. I am very satisfied and happy with the outcomes and results. Your lawyers and office took good care of me. I sure will recommend you to anybody who needs your type of services. Thank you Mr. Terry Lachcik and special thanks to Mr. Daniel Goodman who oversees and manages this office. Keep up the good work.
- Hossein H.
Construction Accident ... $2.3 Million
Truck vs. Pedestrian ... $2.0 Million
CTA Bus vs. Pedestrian ... $1.75 Million
Motorcycle vs. SUV ... $1.0 Million
Truck vs. Pedestrian ... $1.0 Million
Medical Malpractice ... $825,000
Slip/Trip & Fall ... $800,000
Ski Injury ... $600,000
Auto Accident ... $475,000
5 Motorcycle Collisions ... $250,000 - $350,000
Electrical Shock ... $250,000
Dog Bite ... $167,000
Train Accident ... $128,500
Truck vs. Auto ... $879,000
Terry has represented clients for twenty five years with a focus in personal injury matters involving automobile, premises liability and construction negligence, strict product liability and uninsured and underinsured motorist claims, as well as property damage and subrogation in Cook and the surrounding collar counties, downstate circuit courts and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois.
He has tried jury and non-jury cases to verdict in Cook and the collar counties, has represented clients in matters before court-appointed arbitration panels, and participated in the arbitration and mediation of cases in private alternate dispute resolution settings.
Terry earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, majoring in history and criminal justice. He completed the Lawyers’ Assistant Program at Roosevelt University and began his legal career as a certified litigation paralegal for a small litigation firm in Chicago. While employed full time as a legal assistant he attended night classes at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, and after graduation began his practice with an established insurance defense litigation firm.
Terry was admitted to practice in the State of Illinois and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in 1989 and the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois in 2007, and was admitted to the Trial Bar for the District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in 1995.
He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the DuPage County Bar Association, and has served as a member of the Board of Education for Community Consolidated School District 89 since 2003.
Camille Whiting is Terry's assistant.
We serve clients throughout Chicagoland including: Chicago, Arlington Heights, Aurora, Berwyn, Cicero, Des Plaines, Harwood Heights, Joliet, Maywood, Mount Prospect, Niles, Norridge, Glenview, Morton Grove, Naperville, Northbrook, Palatine, Park Ridge, Rosemont, Schaumburg, Schiller Park, Skokie, and other communities in Cook, Lake, Will, DuPage and all other counties in Illinois.