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Frank Bertuca
  • Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury
  • Illinois
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Frank J. Bertuca, an aggressive litigator, has obtained millions of dollars in benefits on behalf of his clients. He is one of a select group of lawyers to obtain rarely awarded penalties and attorneys’ fees against United Airlines, American Airlines and major automotive manufacturing and insurance companies for their unreasonable conduct denying benefits to injured workers.

He proudly represents injured workers in courts throughout Illinois, including those in the airline, automotive, manufacturing, construction, law enforcement and fire protection industries. Frank has numerous trial victories and settlements for members of the AFA, ALPA, APFA, FOP, Grain Millers, IAFF, lEA, MAP, SEIU, Teamsters, TWU, UAW and many others.

In the past two years Frank has recovered over $1.5 million dollars for injured police officers and firefighters. He has helped thousands of flight attendants with occupational or IODs (Injury On Duty). Frank has also helped union and non-union workers that have suffered repetitive trauma causing wrist, elbow and rotator cuff injuries from assembly work. Additionally, the National Trial Lawyers named Frank one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers and Leading Lawyers named him a Top Attorney in 2016.

Frank is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association. Frank and his family volunteer with UKANDU Chicago and support impoverished children through World Vision International.

Practice Areas
    Workers' Compensation
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English
Professional Experience
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
J.D. (1991)
Member of the Moot Court Society
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Illinois State University
B.S. (1988)
He was a founding member of ISU's Trial Advocacy Team.
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William J. Harte Amicus Volunteer Award
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Top Attorney
Leading Lawyers
Peer Review Rated
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar
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Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association
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Articles & Publications
Workers' Compensation Notebook -Determining Permanent Partial Disability
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Education Fund
Speaking Engagements
Preferred Providers, Workers' Compensation Institute
Testimony of Lay Witnesses, Workers' Compensation Institute-Trial Preparation Class
Settlement Considerations, Workers' Compensation Institute
Websites & Blogs
Frank J. Bertuca's Website Profile
Katz, Friedman, Eisenstein, Johnson, Bareck & Bertuca Website
Chicago Injury Attorneys Blog
Contact & Map
Katz, Friedman, Eisenstein, Johnson, Bareck & Bertuca
161 N Clark St
18th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Toll-Free: (800) 444-1525
Telephone: (312) 263-6330
Fax: (312) 372-5555
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