Brad E. Bleakney
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Brad E. Bleakney

Workers' Compensation Lawyer
Chicago, IL

AVVO

RATING

10.0

No Misconduct

Languages

English , Spanish

Answers and Advice

10 questions answered.

About Me

Born in Pennsylvania, I attended Penn State and in 1978, I came to Chicago for law school.  I started work as an attorney for Dowd & Dowd  in workers compensation defense and since that time my practice has been devoted almost entirely to workers compensation and work injury litigation.    Legal decisions can and should be based upon a good, sound game plan that includes a review of available...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Fees

Contingent (20%-33%), Free Consultation (30 minutes), Hourly ($135-$225/hour)

Client Reviews

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CLASS A SERVICE - FIVE STAR GUARANTEED

Posted by: a Car Accident client over 6 years ago.

I can personally say that Brad Bleakney goes above and beyond in providing quality service. He is very informative and knowledgeable. Always answer...

BEST PEOPLE PERSON LAWYER I EVER MET

Posted by: a Workers Compensation client over 6 years ago.

My husband and I used Brad Bleakney for our workmans comp case, and we couldn't have been happier. He answered all our questions in a very timely...
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Endorsements

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Timothy J. Deffet
Timothy Deffet

Chicago, IL

Over 3 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. Brad Bleakney is an extremely knowledgeable attorney and is always on the cutting edge of workers' compensation law developments.
Mitchell Horwitz
Mitchell Horwitz

Joliet, IL

Over 3 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. Brad has successfully represented the needs of the injured in Illinois for decades. He aggressively and passionately...
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Résumé

License

1984 License Status: Active And Authorized To Practice Law for the state of Illinois.
Last updated by Avvo: 02/15/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1989 – present

Bleakney & Troiani

Education

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1984 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

John Marshall Law School (Chicago)

Awards

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2013 Best Lawyers in America

Best Lawyers in America

Associations

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2008- present Member

Larson's National Workers' Comp Advisory Board


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Portfolio

Publications

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2011 Involuntary Merger of 8(e) Specific loss into 8(d)1

Illinois Bar Association publication

2011 Ch 6.04 -- Illinois WCMSA

The Complete Guide to MSP Compliance

Speaking Engagements

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2014 Temp Nation; Risks, Red Flags and Injury rates

at National Workers Compensation Disability Conference

2013 Latest Workers' Comp Reforms

at National Workers Compensation Disabolity Conference

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