Trusted For Generations Serving Will County

Block, Klukas, Manzella & Shell, P.C., has roots in Joliet dating back to 1951, evolving into the present day law firm which focuses in complex personal injury and workers’ compensation matters. Since its inception over sixty years ago, the firm has been on the forefront of leadership in the field.

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When you've been injured as a result of someone else's negligence, you may qualify for compensation for a number of things, including lost wages, pain and suffering and medical bills. However, most people are unaware how to do this on their own. This is why you need to turn to us for help with your case. Whether you need a workers' compensation attorney, construction accident attorney or personal injury lawyer, we're here to help.

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Other Practice Areas

  • Animal Attacks
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Maritime Law
  • Construction Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motor Vehicle Accident
  • Airplane Accidents
  • Hazardous Products
  • Large Truck Accident

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Our Firm

Block, Klukas, Manzella & Shell, P.C., has roots in Joliet dating back to 1951, evolving into the present day law firm which focuses in complex personal injury and workers’ compensation matters. Since its inception over sixty years ago, the firm has been on the forefront of leadership in the field. For example, we were first law firm in the country to win a jury case proving a

chemically induced immuno-deficiency. We were also the first law firm to introduce PET scans into evidence in a brain damage cases in both Cook and Will Counties. Block, Klukas, Manzella & Shell, P.C., has successfully prosecuted all types of cases ranging from aviation crashes to maritime disasters to basic workers’ compensation claims.

Client Testimonials

This is a Five Star full service law firm downtown Joliet at 19 W Jefferson ST. Mike Block, Tom Manzella are the best with many attorneys in their law firm to help you with your legal needs. Full representation, for workman's Compensation, personal injury defective product injury, car & truck accident injuries. & much much more. Block, Klukas, Manzella & Shell can help you & represent you on your cases.

~ Alan Oder, IL

As I am writing this, I’m at a loss for words that would express my gratitude for what Attorney Michael Block has done. He worked diligently to represent me with tenacity and perseverance. I found him to be loyal and honest from start to finish...never wavering from positive results. The positive and outgoing energy of his staff was priceless. I am not saying this just because he won my case, I am saying this because it’s true. I have and will continue to highly recommend Michael Block to all of my family and friends. Michael Block is an excellent Attorney.

~ Donna Woods, IL

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04Jun, 2020

Reducing the Risk of Drowning Accidents in the Summer

Water safety is an extremely important topic for parents to be aware of, especially as the official start of summer approaches. Water can be a fun way for kids to play and burn energy, but […]

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18May, 2020

The Importance of Doctor-Patient Relationships in Medical Malpractice Claims

Negligent doctors who cause injuries, health complications, or even death are held responsible via medical malpractice lawsuits. If you or a family member has been impacted by medical malpractice, proving that a doctor-patient relationship existed […]

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12Apr, 2020

Subtle Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Most nursing home facilities provide credible, round-the-clock care that you can feel confident in. However, it’s important to be aware of the potential for nursing home abuse. Understanding the signs, no matter how subtle, is […]

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To Our Clients-

We understand that the COVID-19/coronavirus has caused unprecedented issues throughout our community and the world.  We also understand that our clients already had their own worlds turned upside down due to either a work or personal injury.  Our office remains open and available to speak with you; however, most staff are doing so remotely.

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