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   3John P. ScanlonChicago(312) 977-0100jpscanlon@healylawfirm.comjpscanlon@healylawfirm.comHealy Scanlon Law Firmwww.healyscanlon.comwww.healyscanlon.comscanlonjohn.jpgPersonal Injury Law: GeneralPersonal Injury Law: Transportation Including FELA & Maritime
John P.
Healy Scanlon Law Firm
111 W Washington St Ste 1425
Chicago IL 60602
Ph.(312) 977-0100 Fx.(312) 977-0795Leading Lawyers Magazine story about this lawyer
Recommended by peers in:
Personal Injury Law: General
Personal Injury Law: Transportation Including FELA & Maritime
County:  Cook
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Mr. Scanlon focuses his practice on representing people injured by defective products and workers injured while at their place of employment. He has obtained many awards and verdicts on behalf of injured workers, including a record $24 million verdict for a young man who suffered paralysis as a result of a defective product. He also secured a $21 million resolution for a family injured by a defective minivan. Additionally, he has successfully pursued appeals in the Illinois Appellate Court. In 2010, he was appointed by The Illinois Supreme Court to serve on its jury instruction committee.

Bar Admissions:  
Illinois, 1990

Year of Birth:  1962

Law School:  DePaul University College of Law,JD
Law School Honors/Involvement:  DePaul Law Review staff

Undergraduate School:  Illinois Benedictine College
Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement:  Department honors

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
    • President
    • Secretary
    • Products Liability Committee
      • Former chair
    • Parliamentarian
    • Products Liability Committee
      • Co-chair
  • Illinois Bar Association
    • Tort Law Section Council
      • Former chair

Published Legal Writing:  
"Truck Underride," Trial Magazine, published by the ATLA/AAJ

Chapters for the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association on pre-trial mediation and hearing loss caused by industrial noise

Several articles published by the Illinois State Bar Association in The Tort Trends newsletter

Legal Lectures:  
Speeches for the Illinois State Bar Association on construction site accidents and for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education on products liability

Firm Description:  
At Healy Scanlon Law Firm, we take the safety of others as a serious concern. This concern shows not only in the types of cases we handle, but also in the things we do when we are not in the courtroom. Our Chicago law firm focuses on serious personal injury cases involving products liability, motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents and nursing home neglect. We are very proud of our results. Our attorneys have obtained numerous multimillion-dollar recoveries for our clients, including several verdicts and settlements over $20 million. Our cases have also helped to get dangerous consumer products off the market and held interstate trucking companies accountable when they put profits ahead of safety.

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