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Chicago Personal Injury and Immigration Attorneys

Chicago law firm Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C. handles serious personal injury cases and broad-ranging immigration cases. Our firm has obtained millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts on behalf of our injured clients. We are located near the intersection of Irving Park and Western, by Lake View and Lincoln Square. Parking is free. Our staff speaks Spanish, Turkish, Bulgarian, and Russian.

We deliver client satisfaction through efficient processing of personal injury and immigration matters, representing people from all counties in Illinois. We provide up-to-the-minute communication on case status, legal processes, and current issues. We work via e-mail, telephone, and in-person meetings. Our team of dedicated professionals promptly responds to all inquiries. Attorneys Peter Zneimer and Sofia Zneimer are members of state and national lawyers’ associations, staying up to date on changes in the law, procedures in the courts, and all regulatory developments.

Attorneys Natavan Reinwald and Sofia Zneimer helping migrants in the Village of Oak Park

Attorneys Natavan Reinwald and Sofia Zneimer helping migrants in the Village of Oak Park

Personal Injury Practice

Personal injury cases are unique and require special attention according to the injury and circumstances. The Chicago personal injury lawyers at Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C. have years of experience in litigation and settlement for automobile and truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, dog bites, work injuries, slip and falls, and more.

We offer free consultations with our attorneys for all personal injury matters. Our lawyers will fight for you to get medically necessary long-term costs covered. We provide the expertise that is essential to receiving maximum possible compensation for all aspects of accident-related damages, including medical expenses; lost time from work and wage loss; pain and suffering; psychological damages; permanent or temporary disability; and disfigurement.

Immigration Practice

As the U.S. government focuses on national security in immigration, our attorneys have worked extensively to ensure that all information provided to the government is consistent and meets all the necessary requirements. Lawyers in our Chicago immigration practice offer a wide variety of services for family-based and employment-based matters, working with both individuals and businesses.

Our immigration services for individuals include but are not limited to: Citizenship; obtaining permanent residence; removal defense; LGBT immigration issues; visas; and asylum.

Our attorneys also work closely with employers to secure visas for their highly skilled workers. Such employment-based services include: Obtaining visas for temporary foreign nationals working in specialized positions; visas for foreign medical graduates; issues relating to international inter-company transfers of executives and employee; obtaining permanent residence for employees that employers wish to sponsor for permanent positions through processes such as PERM; and much more.

Car Accidents

The Chicago personal injury attorneys at Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C handle a variety of auto accident cases that end with fair compensation for our clients. We specialize in car wrecks involving drunk drivers, uninsured or underinsured motorists, and hit and run incidents. Auto accidents may also happen because of defectively designed components within the car. If you think that your crash may have been the result of faulty or defective automobile parts such as tires, seatbelts, or gas tanks, our lawyers will evaluate the issues discuss issues concerning negligence, fault, and liability. Injuries from an auto accident can trigger a pre-existing injury, concurrent injury, or subsequent injury, and requires the expertise of a personal injury attorney.

We know that facing financial obligations after a crash can be overwhelming. Our attorneys will assist in dealing with insurance companies and medical care providers and ensure that the insurance company pays your medical bills in a timely manner, and ultimately provides full compensation for your costs and damages.

Truck Accidents

Injuries caused by trucking accidents are unique and require legal expertise for state and federal law. The attorneys at Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C. have litigated numerous truck-related cases, and are familiar with regulations, safety procedures, standards, and work-related rules for truck drivers and companies. Protect the legal rights of you or your loved one affected by a trucking accident by meeting with our skilled personal injury lawyers for a full and comprehensive assessment of your case.

Motorcycle Accidents

With an increasing number of drivers who are distracted by cell phones and other electronics, the roads are more dangerous for motorcyclists than ever. The causes of motorcycle accidents are endless and include crashes caused by drivers switching lanes or making left turns, or even defective design and manufacturing of the motorcycle itself. Without the protection of a vehicle, motorcyclists are at an increased risk of sustaining severe injuries resulting from a crash such as lost limbs and permanent damage to the head and spine. The experienced attorneys at Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C. will evaluate your case and get full and adequate compensation for your motorcycle-related injury.

Slip and Fall Accidents

Injuries caused by slip and fall accidents can be severe and can happen anywhere, caused by transient substances on the floor or improperly maintained entrance and exit pathways. Slip and fall accidents can also occur in situations where your home is rented and the landlord fails to properly maintain the property. The personal injury lawyers at Zneimer & Zneimer P.C are experienced in premises liability cases and will fight for fair compensation for the serious injuries caused by a slip and fall.

Work Injuries

You have the right to work in a safe and healthful workplace. In some cases, legitimate workers’ compensation claims may be denied by providers who determine that your injury isn’t sufficiently serious enough to warrant a claim or that you are not truly injured. If you think that your benefits claim has been wrongfully denied, it is crucial that you consult a worker’s compensation attorney to discuss the potential consequence of failing to appeal to a denial. The attorneys at Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C. will assess your options in obtaining compensation you are owed to cover medical expenses, physical therapy and other bills caused by work injuries.

Dog Bites

The lawyers at Zneimer &Zneimer, P.C. have litigated numerous dog bite cases resulting in winning fair and just compensation for victims of traumatic dog bite injuries. Laws regarding dog bites vary from place to place and are different in Chicago than other counties throughout Illinois. Dog bite injuries are often both physically and psychologically traumatizing and require expertise beyond the general area of personal injury. Our attorneys have the experience to evaluate your case and explain your legal rights to fair compensation for all dog bite cases.


Citizenship is a major milestone for foreign nationals who wish to permanently remain in the United States. Generally, once an individual becomes a citizen, they cannot be removed from the U.S. With our attention to consistency in all applications sent to the government and careful case monitoring, our Chicago immigration lawyers can help you become a citizen.


A foreign national who is in the United Stated may be placed into removal proceedings for being inadmissible or deportable. Sometimes, noncitizens in removal proceedings may be eligible for relief from deportation based on special circumstances or a fear of persecution in their home country. This complex process requires specialized knowledge from our immigration lawyers who can help you in immigration court to defend against charges of removability or deportability.

LGBT Immigration Issues

LGBT foreign nationals face exceptional challenges in the immigration system. Even though the United States no longer discriminates against same-sex couples, many countries do. Laws in such countries criminalize same-sex relationships, and petitioning for a same-sex fiancé or spouse often presents unique challenges. If you are a gay, lesbian, queer, or transsexual person and would like to live with your loved one in the United States, contact our office for a consultation to review the options available to your partner.


With approximately 30 types of nonimmigrant classifications, navigating the process of obtaining a work visa can be challenging for individuals and employers alike. Once a foreign national is admitted into the United States, they must maintain the status consistent with the conditions of the noncitizen’s admission. There is a significant amount of information concerning each visa type. The experienced immigration attorneys at Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C can help with extension of stay, change of status, and guide you through the requirements for H-1B visas, L-1 visas, E Treaty visas, among many others.


New and constantly changing regulations have made asylum cases an especially challenging matter for persecuted individuals wishing to stay in the United States. Contact our office for a consultation with our lawyers who can advise on your case and make recommendations for pursuing asylum status. Our experienced immigration attorneys have experience in both affirmative and defensive immigration and will work closely with you to build a strong case.

Please contact the Chicago attorneys of Zneimer & Zneimer with any questions.

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Representative Cases
$900,000 Settlement - Personal Injury Case Malpractice settlement for a patient who fell from a MRI table and suffered sub-dural hematoma
National Interest Waiver for a Neurologist - Immigration Case Our client who is still a medical resident, conducts groundbreaking research in the fields of neuroscience, neurosurgery, and neurology, bringing medical science a step closer to reversal of paralysis and treatment of spinal cord injuries … Read More
$450,000 Settlement - Personal Injury Case For a business customer who fell down dangerous stairs and suffered a broken hip.
Reunited a Mother and Her Child - Immigration Case Our client's U.S.-born daughter was only eight months old when she and her mother arrived at the airport in Detroit, Michigan . An immigration officer found the mother inadmissible for having an immigrant intent, took her eight month old baby … Read More
$425,000 Settlement - Personal Injury Case For a truck driver who suffered spinal injuries when his truck was rear-ended by another truck.
Client Reviews
Someone rear-ended my car last spring and I was injured. Peter and Sofia Zneimer and they staff were professional and were always available by phone. I knew that the insurance of the other driver wasn't very good but they were still able to settle my case promptly and I was satisfied with the money I received. Overall, a very good trusted experience. Natig M.
I highly recommend the services of Zneimer and Zneimer. I often seek legal advice from them related to my immigration status and way forward. Both Sofia and Peter are very detailed and quick in answering any question. I laud their professionalism and a very efficient team that works for them. Suman S.
I totally recommend Sofia, she is the best lawyer in Chicago area. She is very professional, very detailed with her work and supportive. She always goes above and beyond to ensure the best outcome. Caring, compassionate and only the best for your family. I won my case because of her professionalism and her knowledge of the law. Aurel P.
I have dealt with Sofia Zneimer since 2009. She is a great lawyer and has helped me tremendously in navigating the process of green card. She is a great resource to have by your side. She is easy to reach. She responds very quickly, which was very important for me. If she can’t answer the question the same day, she does let you know that she is working on it. I would have no hesitation in recruiting her. Hemant S.
I called Zneimer & Zneimer after I was rear-ended on the highway. Peter and Sofia Zneimer have been very helpful in dealing with the insurance company and getting money for my car damage. They are also handling my injury case. They answer all my questions and I am always able to reach them on the phone anytime I want to talk to them. I am confident in having them represent me. The best choice i ever made. Thank you! Emil G.

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