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Kenneth Allen

Kenneth J. Allen
  • Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Products Liability
  • Illinois, Indiana
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Summary

Practice Areas
Serious Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Crash cases, and Work Related Injuries


Education
Valparaiso University with a B.A. in English

Studied at Cambridge (England) where he was a member of the Cambridge University Boxing Team (C.U.A.B.C.)

Indiana University - Bloomington, where he was a Stephenson Fellow and received his J.D., cum laude (with honors).


Experience
Mr. Allen is a principal in the law firm of Kenneth J. Allen & Associates, P.C. The firm limits its practice to the representation of plaintiffs in serious personal injury and wrongful death litigation and maintains five offices in Indiana and Illinois.

He has been appointed as Class Counsel in several important cases including, In Re: South Shore Train Crash at Gary, Indiana on January 18, 1993, In Re: Nurseryland Bus Crash at Gary, Indiana on June 25, 1998; In re: Truck/Train Collision at Portage, Indiana on June 18, 1998, In Re: Hidden Lake Bridge Collapse July 4, 2009 and In Re: Indiana State Fair Disaster (VanDam v. State of Indiana) (2012). He was appointed to Plaintiffsâ Discovery Committee In re: Air Crash Disaster at Sioux City, Iowa (United Airlines Flight 232).

Mr. Allen is a former Judge, pro tempore. He also is a 30-year member of the Carpenterâs Union and worked as a Piledriver and Millright (UBC), Teamster (IBT) and RR Trackman (BMWE).

Mr. Allen is a member of the bar of the U.S. Supreme Court, the Indiana and Illinois Supreme Courts and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Professional Associations
Indiana State Bar
Member
Current
Illinois Bar Association
Member
Current
National Institute for Trial Advocacy
Member
Current
American Association for Justice
Leaders Forum
Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Indiana
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Kenneth J. Allen & Associates
1109 Glendale Blvd
Valparaiso, IN 46383
USA
Telephone: (219) 465-6292