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   3Valerie J. PeilerChicago(312) 334-9496vpeiler@bcm-law.comvpeiler@bcm-law.comBrady Connolly & Masuda PCwww.bcm-law.comwww.bcm-law.compeilervalerie.jpgWorkers' Compensation Defense Law
Valerie J.
Brady Connolly & Masuda PC
10 S LaSalle St Ste 900
Chicago IL 60603
Ph.(312) 334-9496 Fx.(312) 425-0110
Recommended by peers in:
Workers' Compensation Defense Law
County:  Cook
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Valerie J. Peiler served as an Arbitrator with the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission for fifteen years prior to joining Brady, Connolly & Masuda, P.C. in 2006. In that position, she issued approximately 2000 arbitration decisions. Among those decisions were questions of first impression, such as penalties for failure to pay wage differential benefits; vocational rehabilitation standards for undocumented workers; and termination of temporary total disability benefits prior to maximum medical improvement. She also served as a public member Commissioner during two interim appointments, hearing cases in Chicago and downstate review venues.

Bar Admissions:  
Illinois, 1981
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1981

Year of Birth:  1953

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
Illinois Industrial Commission Arbitrators Association, 1999-2003
   President and Treasurer

Awards; Honors; Distinctions:
Leading Lawyer, Law Bulletin Media, 2017

Legal Lectures:  
Rehabilitation Insurance Nurses Group, 2003

Employment Law Class, Loyola University Guest Speaker, 2001

Royal & Sun Alliance, 2001

Illinois Self-Insurers Association, 2000

Gallagher Captive Services, Inc., 2000

U.S. Dept. of Labor/OSHA, 2000

Illinois Dept. Employment Security, 2000

Illinois Employer Council, 1999

IICLE, 1998

Fireman's Fund, 1998

Firm Description:  
Brady, Connolly and Masuda, P.C. was founded in 1997 with a vision to provide skilled and aggressive defense for employers and insurers for complex legal matters such as workers’ compensation defense, civil litigation defense, and insurance law and litigation defense.

With offices in Chicago and Bloomington/Normal, the firm provides strong representation for clients in Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin, and throughout the country. No matter the industry or the complexity of a case, their mission is to work quickly and tirelessly to secure the most favorable outcome for each client they serve.

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