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"Best Law Firms" Rankings Lists Workers' Comp Lawyers Corti, Aleksy & Castaneda (

Date: November 20 2012

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 20, 2012
U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® have teamed up to provide the third edition of their rankings system for the “Best Law Firms” in the U.S. The law firm of Corti, Aleksy & Castaneda is ranked in Tier 1 for the Chicago metropolitan area in Illinois for Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants for 2013. The Chicago workers' compensation lawyers at Corti, Aleksy & Castaneda are among the most experienced Illinois workers' compensation lawyers in Chicago. This Chicago workers’ compensation firm has achieved this honor for all three years that the rankings system has existed: 2010, 2011-2012, and now for 2013. In addition, five lawyers from Corti, Aleksy and Castaneda were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

The firm’s profile, which displays this ranking, can be viewed on the U.S. News - Best Lawyers - Best Law Firms website. In addition, the firm’s website,, now proudly displays this honor.

“After 41 years of fighting for injured workers’ rights as a Chicago workers' compensation lawyer, it is an honor to be recognized for the third year in a row by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® to be in Tier 1 of a ‘Best Law Firms’ ranking system for Illinois workers' compensation claimants in Chicago,” said attorney Peter D. Corti, Managing Partner of Corti, Aleksy & Castaneda. Peter D. Corti, along with founding partners Richard E. Aleksy, John J. Castaneda, and the rest of his legal staff, have a combined experience of 202 years. They are a highly experienced team of workers' compensation lawyers in Chicago who work tirelessly to stand up for workers who are injured on the job. For more information about the firm, there are two videos, found in the following links:

Tim Smart, Executive Editor of U.S. News & World Report, stated, “Law Firms are an integral part of our rankings and a natural accompaniment to the law school rankings.” A common question is, "How was this ranking determined?" As described on the U.S. News - Best Lawyers - Best Law Firms website, "The U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is included in Best Lawyers as part of the annual peer review assessment." Corti, Aleksy & Castaneda has five workers' compensation lawyers who are listed in The Best Lawyers in America for 2013.
There are many workers' compensation lawyers in Illinois. According to the “Best Law Firms” rankings, Corti, Aleksy & Castaneda is one of the highest ranked workers’ compensation claimant firms (Tier 1) in the Chicago area for 2013.

About the U.S. News Media Group

The U.S. News Media Group is a multi-platform digital publisher of news and analysis, which includes the monthly U.S. News & World Report magazine, the digital-only U.S. News Weekly magazine,, and Focusing on Health, Money & Business, Education, and Public Service/Opinion, the U.S. News Media Group has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers. The U.S. News Media Group’s signature franchises include its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its series of consumer guides that include rankings of colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, health plans and more.

About Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. For over thirty years, the company has helped lawyers and clients find legal counsel in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. The 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America includes 41,284 lawyers covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia and is based on more than 4.3 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. Best Lawyers also publishes peer-reviewed listings of lawyers in nearly 70 other countries, covering many of the world’s major legal markets. Best Lawyers lists are excerpted in a wide range of general interest, business and legal publications worldwide, reaching an audience of more than 17 million readers.

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