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John P. Scanlon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Chicago, IL

Healy Scanlon Law Firm
111 W. Washington Street, Suite 1425
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 3129770100
Fax: 312-977-0795
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022
Licensed in Illinois Since: 1990
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (70%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

President Illinois Trial Lawyers
Vice Chair, Illinois Supreme Court Jury Selection Committee
Member Illinois Supreme Court Jury Instructions Committee
Past Chair of Product Liability Committee of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Past Chair of the Tort Law Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association
Partner Healy Scanlon
John P. Scanlon represents individuals injured by defective products and workers injured while at their place of employment.
John graduated with departmental honors from Illinois Benedictine College. John attended the College of Law at DePaul University where he served on the DePaul Law Review staff. He has been admitted to the Trial Bar of the United States District Court.
John has obtained many awards and verdicts on behalf of injured individuals, including a record $24,000,000 verdict for a young man who suffered paralysis as a result of a defective product, a $21,000,000 recovery for a mother and daughter harmed by a defective minivan and a $4.6 million dollar verdict for a 72 year old women harmed by medical malpractice. He has also successfully pursued appeals in the Illinois Appellate Courts.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff


17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022

About John P. Scanlon

First Admitted: 1990, Illinois

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Author, Trial Magazine on "Truck Underride" published by the ATLA/AAJ
  • Speaker, Pre-trial mediation and hearing loss caused by industrial noise, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Speaker, Construction site accidents, Illinois State Bar Association
  • Speaker, Products Liability topics, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education

Educational Background

  • Illinois Benedictine College, Departmental honors

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Secretary, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Illinois, 1990
  • American Association for Justice (ATLA/AAJ), Member
  • Past Chair, Tort Law Section Council, Illinois Bar Association
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), President
  • Co-Chair, Products Liability Committee, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Trial Bar of the United States District Court


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Office Location for John P. Scanlon

111 W. Washington Street
Suite 1425
Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 3129770100

Fax: 312-977-0795

Last Updated: 8/19/2021

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