Elizabeth R. Olszewski joined Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. in 2013. She concentrates her practice in the areas of catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, nursing home negligence, and medical malpractice.
In less than three years with the firm, Ms. Olszewski has helped secure more than $26 million on behalf of her clients, including a $6 million verdict on behalf of a pedestrian who was seriously injured in a hit and run accident. In 2016, Ms. Olszewski obtained an $18.5 million settlement on behalf of a child who suffered serious brain injury due to a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of meningitis. Earlier that year, she obtained a record-breaking $1.6 million verdict in a wrongful death case, the highest recorded in Stephenson County.
This was my first time using a lawyer for my accident so I was very nervous. Elizabeth made the process easy and answered every question without hesitation. I would definitely recommend Elizabeth to anyone who is unsure about their case or just want a good trusted lawyer.
In 2017, Ms. Olszewski was named a Rising Star by Illinois Super Lawyers.
Ms. Olszewski previously served as a law clerk at Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard. She also spent five years working at a personal injury law firm in Racine, Wisconsin. She continued to hold this position while attending law school.
Ms. Olszewski received her Bachelor of Arts degree Cum Laude from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in Kenosha, Wisconsin and her Juris Doctor Magna Cum Laude from John Marshall Law School. Her academic accomplishments include two CALI Awards for the highest grade in Bankruptcy and Constitutional Law II. She also received the 2012 Medal of Excellence in Bankruptcy from the American Bankruptcy Institute.
Additional credentials and distinctions include: membership in the American Bar Association, the Wisconsin State Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, the Lake County Bar Association, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Association for Justice.