Areas of practice

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Including automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, public transportation, bicycles, boats and pedestrian accidents.


Whether you were a driver, passenger, pedestrian or bystander that was injured as a result of another person’s negligent driving, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering and more. While the insurance companies want to resolve your injury claim for the least amount possible, we will fight to make sure that you receive the compensation that you deserve. Please review the FAQ section for What To Do After An Injury and contact the Law Office of Jack M. Shapiro, P.C. to discuss the details of your claim.

Dog Bite Injuries

Including dog bites, dog attacks and other animal attacks. 


Illinois law protects innocent victims of animal attacks. If you were bitten or attacked by an animal, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering and more. This may include an injury claim against the animal owner, the animal keeper/custodian or maybe a landlord who knew or should have known that a dangerous animal was kept on the property. Please review the FAQ section for What To Do After An Injury and contact the Law Office of Jack M. Shapiro, P.C. to discuss the details of your claim. 


Premise Liability - Slip and Falls

Including injuries that occur on residential or commercial properties, slip and falls on snow, ice, water and other slippery substances.


Illinois law requires property owners to keep reasonable care of their property in order to avoid injuries to others. This failure often results in tripping or slip and fall injuries. If you were injured due to a property defect or a property owners failure to properly maintain their premises, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering and more. Please review the FAQ section for What To Do After An Injury and contact the Law Office of Jack M. Shapiro, P.C. to discuss the details of your claim.


Construction Accidents

Including injuries that occur on residential or commercial properties.


Construction sites can be a very dangerous environments, where serious injury or even death may occur. If you were injured due to the negligence of another party on a construction site, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering and more. Please review the FAQ section for What To Do After An Injury and contact the Law Office of Jack M. Shapiro, P.C. to discuss the details of your claim.


Hit and Run – Uninsured Motorist – Underinsured Motorist

Including motor vehicles, trucks, motorcycles, bus, bicycle, boating and pedestrian accidents.


Whether you were a driver, passenger, pedestrian or bystander that was injured as a result of another person’s negligent driving, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering and more. However, if the at-fault driver fled the scene before being identified, was uninsured or had insufficient insurance coverage to cover your losses, then your recourse for compensation may be an uninsured motorist or an underinsured motorist claim. Please review the FAQ section for What To Do After An Injury and contact the Law Office of Jack M. Shapiro, P.C. to discuss the details of your claim.


Other Civil Litigation

Including breach of contract and fraud. 


If you were the party of a written or verbal contract, you have certain rights and obligations to perform. If the other party fails to meet their obligations, such as pay amounts due or perform work that was agreed upon, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses.  Please contact the Law Office of Jack M. Shapiro, P.C. to discuss the details of your claim.