The Healy Law Firm located in Chicago, IL proudly announces its name change to Healy Scanlon Law Firm. John P. Scanlon has been a partner with The Healy Law Firm for many years. John focuses his practice on representing people injured by defective products and workers injured while at their place of employment.
He is a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, now the American Association for Justice (ATLA/AAJ). In 2010, John was appointed by The Illinois Supreme Court to serve on its jury instruction committee. John is currently the Secretary of the Illinois Trial Lawyers and is the past chair of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Tort Law Committee and the Products Liability Committee of ITLA.
He has obtained many awards and verdicts on behalf of injured workers, including a record $24,000,000 verdict for a young man who suffered paralysis as a result of a defective motorcycle and a $21,000,000 resolution for a family injured by a defective minivan. He has also successfully pursued appeals in the Illinois Appellate Court.
Healy Scanlon focuses on cases involving motor vehicle collisions, Interstate trucking Accidents, construction accidents, products liability and other types of serious personal injury cases. They take cases as far as they need to go to obtain just compensation for their clients. Their attorneys have successfully litigated cases in courts throughout Illinois, including the Illinois Supreme Court.
Some of their most successful cases involve catastrophic injuries and contested liability. It gives the attorneys at Healy Scanlon great satisfaction to come through for their clients when the odds are stacked against them. Their success comes from hard work, commitment and dedication to each, individual client
Healy Scanlon is known for record-setting verdicts. Examples of some record-setting results include:
- $25.1 million jury verdict for a driver who was rendered paraplegic in an intersection collision in Schaumburg. This was the largest verdict in Illinois for a case involving paraplegia breaking the previous record for paraplegia in Illinois, also obtained by The Healy Law Firm.
- $23.7 million for victims of a trucking accident in Plainfield that resulted in two deaths and a severe injury to a third person. The jury verdict was the largest ever in Will County.
- $8.1 million for a person who was rendered quadriplegic after diving into a residential swimming pool in Palos Hills. The jury verdict was the largest verdict in Illinois for a swimming pool accident.
- $24 million jury verdict against Yamaha for a victim who became a paraplegic due to a defective motorcycle. This was the largest verdict in Cook County for a paraplegic.