Kenneth F. Werts

Kenneth F. Werts: Attorney with Craig & Craig, LLC AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Craig & Craig, LLC (11 Attorneys)
  • 115 North 7th Street, P.O. Box 1545, Mount Vernon, IL 62864
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Pi Sigma Alpha. Co-Author: "Illinois Workers' Compensation Guidebook," LexisNexis 2011 Edition, Co-Author: "Kotecki v. Cyclops Welding and its Progeny,"Third-Party Practice, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Chapter 8, 2004. Co-Author: "Settlement," Illinois Civil Practice Before Trial, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Chapter 3, 2009. Co-Author: "The IDC Monograph: The Normal Daily Activity Exception to Workers' Compensation Claims," IDC Quarterly, Third Quarter 2004, Volume 14, Number 3. Co-Author: "The IDC Monograph: Economic Disability and Earning Capacity: A Historical Analysis for Wage Differential Claims," IDC Quarterly, Third Quarter 2006, Volume 16, Number 3.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Workers Compensation Law
  • Black Lung
  • Occupational Disease Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
618-244-7511  Phone
University Attended:
University of Illinois, B.A., 1979
Law School Attended:
Southern Illinois University, J.D., 1984
Year of First Admission:
1984, Illinois
Jefferson County, Illinois State (Chairman, Worker's Compensation Law Section Council, 1997-1998 and 2008-2009) and American (Member, Workers' Compensation and Employers' Liability Law Committee, 2001—) Bar Associations; Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel (Member, Board of Directors, 2001-2006; Co-Chair, Employment Law Committee, 2001-2003; Co-Chair, Workers' Compensation Committee, 2003-2005; President, 2010-2011); Defense Research Institute (Member, Workers' Compensation Committee, 2006—); Association of Defense Trial Attorneys; National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel.
Birth Information:
Champaign, Illinois, February 27, 1957
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
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