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Why Work with Me?

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Advice Backed by Experience

I began practicing law in 1976. My years of legal experience have strengthened my passion for helping those who need me most.

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Responsive Communication

As a personal injury client, your main focus should be recovery. I'll keep you effectively informed and check in with you often.

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Unwavering Advocacy

Don't settle for what the insurance companies will try to pass off as fair compensation. I'm committed to your needs and ready to fight for you.

Personal Injury & Workers’ Compensation
Attorney in Elgin, Illinois

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James P. Leahy

Attorney at Law

I'm a proud graduate of the Loyola University Chicago School of Law. I've dedicated over 45 years to supporting my personal injury clients in any way I can, from helping them file their insurance claims to pursuing fair financial settlements. I never back down from a fight, and I promise that when you work with me, your health, your well-being, and your future will be my top priorities.

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I advocate for people in some of their most difficult moments.

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Representing a Wide Range of Injuries

Car Accidents Defective Products Work Injury

Sure, accidents happen, but that doesn't mean they should have the power to ruin your life. Whether you've been minorly or traumatically injured by a faulty product, car crash, or another form of recklessness, you can trust me to handle your case with care.

Hurt on the Job?

Let me help you protect your rights in Illinois.

Construction has a constant presence in the Chicago suburbs, but its commonality should not excuse the frequency of accidents caused by negligence. If you've been harmed in a construction accident in Elgin, Illinois, or the nearby areas, let me help you seek financial compensation for your injuries and sufficient payment for your time off.

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When Should You Hire a Workers’ Compensation Attorney?

When you get injured at work, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation under the law. Unfortunately, navigating the legal landscape of workers’ compensation in Illinois can be too overwhelming and complicated, especially when done without legal help.

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What Benefits Are Available Through Workers’ Compensation?

Workers’ compensation insurance is one of the most significant benefits that employees have in the modern workplace. However, even though they may know they’re covered by a policy, many people don’t know how to file a claim or don’t know what benefits are available to them if they do become injured.

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Honest & Attentive Legal Counsel

Whether you need to apply for benefits or appeal a denied claim, I'll be here.

Healing from your injuries is your biggest priority; protecting your rights is mine. No matter how or where you got hurt, and regardless of how minor you think your injuries may be, justice must be served, and the at-fault party must be held accountable. At my Elgin, Illinois, law firm, I provide experienced counsel and unwavering advocacy for injury victims of Dundee and South Elgin, as well as those throughout Kane County and Cook County. When you partner with me, you will receive the focused attention and trustworthy guidance you deserve.

For nearly 50 years, I've advocated for clients who have gotten hurt at work, in bicycle accidents, by nursing home abuse, in product liability accidents, and more. I've handled a variety of cases and gone head-to-head with multiple insurance companies, always with the intention to secure the maximum financial compensation that my clients need to recover. My dedication and people-first mindset set me apart from other personal injury and workers' compensation attorneys. Experience the difference, and book your free consultation with me today.