Handling Illinois Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury and Accident Law, and Much More

Regardless of your legal issue, Porro, Niermann & Petersen, LLC can help. For more than 60 years, our lawyers have been helping people in Illinois and throughout the western suburbs of Chicago overcome the majority of legal issues that they face during their lifetimes, including:

Workers’ Compensation

We provide comprehensive representation to victims of work injuries and occupational diseases. Some of the issues we frequently address include:

  • Choice of doctors
  • Dealing with the workers’ compensation insurance adjuster
  • Disputed workers’ compensation claims
  • Managing your workers’ compensation case
  • Medical care and return to work
  • Nonpayment of benefits

Personal Injury

We help victims of negligence get compensation for medical costs, pain and suffering, lost wages, and other expenses. While we can handle any case involving injuries that result from acts of negligence, these cases often involve:

  • Animal Attacks
  • Car Accidents
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Dram Shop Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Slip and Fall
  • Wrongful Death


We offer debt relief in the form of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. If you have been threatened with home foreclosure, vehicle repossession, wage garnishment or similar actions, we encourage you to enlist our services as soon as possible.

  • Chapter 7
  • Chapter 13
  • Credit Card Debt
  • Foreclosure
  • Garnishment
  • Medical Bill Debt
  • Repossession

Employment Law

In addition to helping injured workers, we also stand up for the rights of workers who have been subject to wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment or retaliatory discharge.

Family Law

Whether you are going through a divorce or you have been divorced and need help with post-decree matters, you can be confident in our sensitive and careful approach to these stressful and life-changing cases, including those that involve child custody and support.

  • Child Custody & Visitation
  • Child & Spousal Support
  • Divorce
  • Guardianships
  • Maintenance Modifications & Terminations
  • Paternity / Parentage
  • Property Division

Real Estate Law

From guiding residential and commercial real estate transactions safely to completion to resolving disputes over transactions gone bad, we can handle all real estate matters.

Criminal Law

We provide criminal defense representation to people who have been accused of drunk driving and other traffic violations, as well as against drug charges and other misdemeanor and felony charges.

Contact Us for a Free Consultation 

Do you want to learn about your options from an experienced work injury attorney? Call us at (630) 264-7300 or send us an e-mail today.

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.