Our Lawyers: Experience in Illinois Workers' Compensation
Were you injured at work? The lawyers at Corti, Aleksy and Castaneda are among the most experienced workers' compensation lawyers in Chicago. Peter D. Corti, Richard E. Aleksy, John J. Castaneda, and the rest of our legal staff have a combined experience of 203 years. The partners alone—Mr. Corti, Mr. Aleksy and Mr. Castaneda—have a combined 103 years of experience in successfully handling workers’ compensation claims in Chicago. “Standing Up for the Injured Worker” (©1990) is the mission of our firm. We will work hard to protect your interests and pursue maximum compensation for your work injury. Call us at (312) 782-8372 for a free initial consultation.
Our esteemed lawyers, starting with our founders, have concentrated in cases involving workers' compensation, disability determination, and related aspects of injury law.
Peter D. Corti
Peter D. Corti, Managing Partner, has 42 years of experience handling Illinois workers' compensation claims. He has tried cases before the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission, as well as the circuit and appellate courts. Attorney Corti is the past President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Board Member of the Workers Compensation Lawyers Association. He is also listed in Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, Leading Lawyers Network, and Martindale-Hubbell. Click here to learn more about Peter D. Corti.
Richard E. Aleksy
Partner Richard E. Aleksy, our firm’s pre-eminent trial lawyer, has 36 years of experience handling Illinois workers compensation claims, and has argued many cases before the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission as well as the circuit, appellate and the Supreme Court of Illinois. On July 20, 2011, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn named Richard Aleksy to be one of only twelve members of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Advisory Board. Attorney Aleksy currently serves as an active member of the Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association, and has served as a past President and Board Member of the Association. Like Mr. Corti, Richard E. Aleksy is listed in Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, Leading Lawyers Network, and Martindale-Hubbell. Click here to learn more about Richard E. Aleksy.
John J. Castaneda
Partner John J. Castaneda has 25 years of experience handling Illinois workers' compensation claims. He is fluent in Spanish and English. Like his peers at our workers' compensation firm, he has also appeared before the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission, circuit, and appellate court. Besides serving as past President and Board Member of the Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association (WCLA), Mr. Castaneda has the distinction of being the first Hispanic President of the WCLA. Mr. Castaneda is currently the editor of the WCLA newsletter. He is also listed in Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, Leading Lawyers Network, and Martindale-Hubbell. Click here to learn more about John J. Castaneda.
El licenciado John J. Castañeda es un socio en nuestra firma de abogados. Tiene 25 años de experiencia en el manejo de reclamos de indemnización al trabajador. Habla con fluidez el español e inglés. Al igual que sus pares en nuestra firma, el ha comparecido ante la Comisión de Compensación de Trabajadores de Illinois (Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission), las cortes circuitas, y las cortes apelativas. Además de haber servido como presidente y miembro del consejo de la Asociación de Abogados de Compensación para el Trabajador (WCLA), el Sr. Castañeda tiene la distinción de ser el primer presidente hispano de esta asociación. El Sr. Castañeda actualmente es el editor de la revista informativa de WCLA y está incluido en las listas de Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, Leading Lawyers Networks, y Martindale Hubbell (todas publicaciones que evalúan a los mejores abogados de la nación). Haga clic aquí para conocer más acerca de John J. Castañeda.
To learn more about each of the Illinois workers' compensation lawyers who work at our firm, click a name below to see an additional biography.