Patrick Serowka is recognized as an aggressive advocate for injured workers in Illinois. He has achieved notable victories at the Arbitration, Commission, Circuit, Appellate and Supreme Courts securing over $45 million on behalf of his clients.
Clients’ remark that Patrick:
Quickly resolves issues of weekly pay;
Personally keeps the client’s informed of the “next step” in their case to lessen anxiety about the process and;
Ensures timely and high-quality medical care and;
Has the trial experience and work ethic that separate him from the competition.
Before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, Patrick has litigated hundreds of matters involving:
Career Loss cases with lifetime awards for earnings loss;
Permanent and total disability;
Awards of future educational benefits stemming from career loss;
Spinal Cord Injury & Rehabilitation;
Knee & Shoulder Injuries;
Hand, Arm & Elbow;
Foot & Ankle;
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome;
Occupational Diseases (Cancer, Cardiac).
Patrick’s dedication to working men and women is inspired by his father’s career as a maintenance engineer/union official and his mother’s dedication as a nurse in helping others. His first job was as a short-order cook at age 13. Thereafter, he worked in a variety of service and labor jobs which financed his college education. Prior to entering law school, he worked in business, insurance, and finance.
Illinois State Bar Association
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Chicago Bar Association
Will County Bar Association
The John Marshall Law School, J.D., 2006
DePaul University, B.S., 1997
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois