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   3John F. KaminPeoria(309) 674-1133jkamin@quinnjohnston.comjkamin@quinnjohnston.comQuinn Johnston Henderson Pretorius & Cerulowww.quinnjohnston.comwww.quinnjohnston.comkaminjohn.jpgWorkers' Compensation Defense Law
John F.
Quinn Johnston Henderson Pretorius & Cerulo
227 NE Jefferson Ave
Peoria IL 61602
Ph.(309) 674-1133 Fx.(309) 674-6503
Recommended by peers in:
Workers' Compensation Defense Law
County:  Peoria
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Mr. Kamin joined Quinn Johnston in 1991 and concentrates his practice in defending liability and workers' compensation claims. He heads the workers' compensation defense practice group, having tried over 100 workers' compensation cases from arbitration through all appellate levels. He also defends third party liability claims, premises liability claims, and represents businesses in a variety of litigation including construction site accidents, construction litigation, and business disputes.

Notable Cases and Results:  
Weidner v. Karlin, 402 Ill. App. 3d 1084, 932 NE2d 602, 342 Ill. Dec. 475 (3d Dist. 2010)

Village of Oreana v. Industrial Commission, 289 Ill. App.3d 845, 682 NE2d 1158, 225 Ill. Dec. 81 (4th Dist. 1997)

Cook v. Industrial Commission, 231 Ill. App.3d 729, 596 NE2d 746, 173 Ill. Dec. 122 (3d Dist. 1992)

Bar Admissions:  
Illinois Bar, 1991
Missouri Bar, 1990, Non-Resident Status
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois (1991)

Year of Birth:  1965

Law School:  Southern Illinois University School of Law, J.D., 1990

Law School Honors/Involvement:  
Summa cum laude; Moot Court Board, president; SIU Law Review, lead articles editor; Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Delta Phi; Balfour National Scholar

Undergraduate School:  Bradley University, B.S., accounting, 1987

Representative Clients:  
AutoZone, Inc.
Boyd Gaming Corporation
ESIS, Inc.
ITT Hartford
Pekin Insurance Company
Sedgwick Claim Services
Zurich N.A.

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
Illinois State Bar Association
  Workers' Compensation Section Council, 1995-1999
Peoria County Bar Association
Missouri Bar Association
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association
Greater Peoria Claims Association

Awards; Honors; Distinctions:
  • Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished® Peer Review Rating
  • Illinois Super Lawyer®, 2012
  • Leading Lawyers Member selected by peers in Workers' Compensation Defense Law

Community Involvement:  
  • Bradley University Braves Club
    • Board of Directors, 2004-2011
  • Pediatric Resource Center
    • Board of Directors, Officer, 2002-2008

Published Legal Writing:  
Extension of Implied Warranty Protection to Employees of a Purchaser, 14 S. Ill. U.D.J. 123 (1989-90)

Legal Lectures:  
  • Co-Chair, "Workers' Compensation, Third Party Practice, and Employment Law," Peoria County Bar Association, 2012
  • "Workers' Compensation Update," Lorman Group, 2012
  • "Advanced Workers' Compensation," ISBA Law Ed
  • "Third Party Liability Claim Update," Workers' Compensation Claims Association
  • Council on Education in Management, Workers' Compensation Law, ADA, and FMLA
  • "Workers' Compensation Explained," Central Illinois Employers Association

Firm Description:  
Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo, with offices in Peoria and Springfield, Illinois, provides dedicated, experienced counsel and litigation for individual and corporate clients. Its mission is to provide quality counsel and aggressive representation to clients in an ethical and civil manner. The firm solves legal issues when they arise, and helps its clients avoid situations that may become problems. The firm provides a wide breadth of defense and litigation services with particular emphasis on healthcare law, medical malpractice, workers' compensation, products liability, and personal injury, as well as commercial litigation and business law.

Handling business and commercial matters, insurance law, and litigation defense matters ranging from personal injury to civil rights defense, our lawyers take special pride in their ability to meet clients' needs, resolve issues, and work for the best possible outcome.

Additional Office Locations:  

Springfield Office
400 S. 9th Street, Ste 102
Springfield, Illinois 62701
Phone 217-753-1133
Fax 217-753-1180

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