Martin J. Haxel is an experienced lawyer with over 30 years of experience practicing law in Springfield, Illinois. Mr. Haxel has recovered millions of dollars for his clients. He represents people in Car Accidents, Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation. See below for results Martin has obtained for his clients.
AUTO ACCIDENT CAUSED BY DRUNK DRIVER
Martin Haxel obtained policy-limit settlement on behalf of client that sustained serious neck and back injuries when injured in an automobile accident caused by a drunk driver.
REAR END CAR AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT – WHIPLASH INJURY
Client sustained neck injury when involved in automobile accident. Haxel Law obtained policy-limit settlement from the insurance company of the driver at fault.
AUTO – MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF POLICY
Obtained a settlement for the maximum amount of the auto policy limits for our client who sustained serious injuries in an auto accident.
Martin Haxel obtained significant settlement for our client who required surgery after being involved in an automobile accident.
SLIP AND FALL
Haxel Law represented a restaurant customer who sustained a leg injury after tripping in a poorly lit restaurant stairwell.
SLIP AND FALL ARM INJURY
After falling in a store parking lot we were able to obtain a very large settlement for our client with a serious arm injury.
IMPORTANT VICTORY FOR FIREFIGHTERS
Haxel Law won a worker’s compensation trial on behalf of a Springfield firefighter who suffered hearing loss. This ruling could make it easier for firefighters across the state to receive compensation for their work-related hearing damage in a courtroom trial or during settlement negotiations.
INJURED TRUCK DRIVER WORKER’S COMPENSATION QUADRUPLED
Negotiated settlement for injured truck driver that was 4.5 times larger than initial offer after demanding that Illinois Law apply. Injuries included torn rotator cuff and pulmonary embolism.
STATE OF ILLINOIS
When the State of Illinois denied workers’ compensation benefits to an employee for carpal tunnel syndrome, Haxel Law took case to trial and won forcing the state to pay its employee the benefits she deserved.
PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURER EMPLOYEE
Injured pharmaceutical employee received workers compensation settlement for injured shoulder.
DISABLED FROM A WORK RELATED INJURY
Martin Haxel obtained a substantial worker’s compensation settlement for an injured construction worker who was totally and permanently disabled.
DEPUTY SHERIFF – WINS WORKERS COMPENSATION CASE
Represented a deputy sheriff in a worker’s compensation case where our client suffered a serious neck injury which required surgery. Martin Haxel won a significant award at trial and again on appeal before the Workers’ Compensation Commission.
TEACHER SUSTAINS HEAD INJURY
Obtained worker’s compensation settlement for our client, a teacher, who fell and suffered a concussion.
Martin Haxel obtained full benefits for injured police sergeant who fractured wrist while on duty.
INJURED FERTILIZER COMPANY WORKER
Obtained full-value settlement on a case the insurance company had denied for a fertilizer company worker who injured elbow while using hand tools.
SUPER STORE FALL
Settlement obtained when large department store patron sustained injuries after a fall because of a dirty restroom floor.
SIX FIGURE BACK INJURY SETTLEMENT FOR ELECTRICIAN
Negotiated a settlement for an electrician who needed low back surgery after a work accident.
EMPLOYER REFUSES TO PAY- CONSTRUCTION WORKER WINS AT TRIAL
After hurting his shoulder at work, which necessitated surgery, we took this case to trial and won after the employer refused to pay.
HEALTH CARE FACILITY PAY OUT – SETTLEMENT FOR INJURED WORKER
After the employer refused to pay anything, Martin Haxel prosecuted a successful trial and won on appeal, resulting in an award of full benefits for the injured worker.
STATE OF ILLINOIS EMPLOYEE – CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
After the employer refused to pay, Martin Haxel went to trial on behalf of a State of Illinois Department of Central Management Services employee and successfully obtained full benefits.
CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME – STATE OF ILLINOIS, DOT
Obtained a settlement for an employee of the Illinois Department of Transportation who had carpal tunnel syndrome in both hands.
WORKER INSURANCE CLAIM
Martin Haxel obtained summary judgment for our client disputing insurance coverage.
DEFECTIVE STAIRS-ANKLE INJURY
We obtained a sizeable settlement for our client, an emergency medical technician (EMT), who fell on defective stars resulting in ankle surgery.
HEALTH CARE WORKER – BACK SURGERY
We obtained all benefits for a health care worker who needed back surgery after sustaining an injury when lifting a patient.
INJURED TRUCK DRIVER – ROLL OVER ACCIDENT
After receiving a trivial settlement offer, Martin Haxel went to trial and succeeded in obtaining a significant award of benefits for an injured truck driver.