61-year-old ironworker injured back and shoulder lifting; no surgery; after trial commission awarded permanent total disability to receive workers compensation benefits for the rest of his life. 49-year-old hospital aid injured shoulder carrying surgical equipment; surgery denied by employer; after trial commission ordered respondent to authorize and pay for necessary surgery for the shoulder and pay all workers compensation benefits while petitioner off work. 50-year-old police officer injured knee tripping over parking lot abutment; employer denied claim refused to pay for surgery or workers comp benefits; after trial commission ordered employer to pay for necessary surgery and pay all workers compensation benefits. If you or a loved one have been injured through the negligence of another, call Vrdolyak Law Group, LLC. today to get the money and results you deserve. Call (773) 731-3313.

Jon Papin





Jon Papin is an attorney at The Vrdolyak Law Group, LLC., with over twenty-five years’ experience as a commercial trucking and medical malpractice attorney. At one time he was a partner in a large Chicago defense firm; however, for the past eighteen years he has dedicated his law practice to representing injured persons and their families in commercial trucking cases, wrongful death, and medical malpractice. These are his primary areas of focus at Vrdolyak Law Group, LLC.

Jon holds several record Illinois jury verdicts and settlements, including $16.3 million, $13 million, and $9.858 million. Jon received the highest possible peer review rating, AV Preeminent, from Martindale-Hubble, and was chosen by his peers as among the top 5% of attorneys in Illinois. He is a member of Illinois Leading Lawyers, Illinois Super Lawyers, and was inducted as member of Illinois Society of Trial Lawyers.

Jon is a past President of APITLA (Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America) and works through APITLA to reduce the number of injuries and deaths across America caused by unsafe and illegally operating trucking companies. Jon Papin has appeared on MSNBC “Morning Joe” and has lectured on commercial trucking topics throughout America. He has successfully tried commercial trucking cases to jury verdicts in Illinois state court and in Federal court, where he is a member of the Federal Trial bar.

He lives in Chicago’s South Loop with his rescue pit bull, King. Jon Papin has two grown daughters, both of whom live in Dallas, Texas. One works as an attorney for Goldman, Sachs and the other works as an ER nurse. His adult son lives in Scottsdale, Arizona where he buys and sells commercial real estate




Jon Papin can be reached at
(844) 4-VLG-LAW.