Kevin T. Veugeler

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Chicago, IL

Healy Scanlon Law Firm
 | 111 W. Washington Street, Suite 1425
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312-977-0100
Fax: 312-977-0795
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2009 - 2011
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Kevin Veugeler concentrates his practice in the area of personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, products liability and workers' compensation cases.

Mr. Veugeler is a Cum Laude Graduate of Northern Illinois University. He received his law degree after graduating from the University of Illinois School of Law, Champaign-Urbana, where he attended on scholarship. He was a legal research fellow for the Department of Defense, Army Corps of Engineers.

He has successfully tried cases involving medical malpractice, wrongful death, products liability and other types of injury cases in the Circuit Court of Cook County Law Division including a $6 million verdict for a carpenter injured while working and a $9.2 million verdict for a laborer fatally injured on a construction site. His settlements have included a $7.5 million recovery for an immigrant seriously injured in a car accident and a $1.5 million recovery for a carpenter injured on the job. In the Illinois Industrial Commission, Kevin has also successfully tried disputed workers' compensation cases.

In 2007, Kevin was elected to a three year term in the Illinois State Bar Association Assembly. He was re-elected in 2010.  He has also been appointed to serve as Chair of the Tort Law Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association.

He has been invited to lecture to other attorneys by the Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Institute for Continuing Education and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. Topics have included "Expert Witnesses," "Ethics," "Construction Cases," "Settlement Strategies," "Underinsured Motorists Claims," and "Liens." He has also published several articles on legal topics and has been privileged to have the opportunity to speak to various union groups on workers' compensation and litigation issues that effect working men and women.

In 2010, Kevin was recognized as one of Illinois' "40 attorneys under 40" to watch by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.  Mr. Veugeler is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, now the American Association for Justice (ATLA/AAJ), the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), Illinois State Bar Association, and Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association.

 
Practice Areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%)
Workers' Compensation: Claimant (30%)
Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%)

Personal Injury - General (30%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Workers' Compensation (30%)

Personal Injury - Products (20%)

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (20%): Medical Malpractice

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2009 - 2011

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About Kevin Veugeler

Admitted: 1996, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://www.healyscanlon.com/Attorneys/Kevin-T-Veugeler.shtm...

Honors/Awards:

  • One of Illinois' "40 attorneys under 40" to watch, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, 2010

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Elected to represent Cook County, Illinois State Bar Association Assembly, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1996
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), Member
  • Illinois, 1996
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, now the American Association for Justice (ATLA/AAJ), Member
  • Elected to represent Cook County, Illinois State Bar Association Assembly, 2010
  • Illinois State Bar Association Tort Law Section Council, Chair, 2012-2013
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association, Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Topic: Insurance Bad Faith Claims, Lecturer, Settlement, Liens & Insurance, ITLA, 2010
  • Topic: Liens, Lecturer, Update and Review Seminar, ITLA, 2003
  • Topic: Trials in our Current Culture, Lecturer, Tort Law Trends, ITLA, 2005
  • Topic: Tort Immunity, Moderator, Claims against Governmental Agencies, ISBA, 2006
  • Topic: Initial Investigation, Lecturer, Winning the Big Case, IICLE, 2003
  • Topic: Defective Car Seats for Children, Author, Child Restraint Systems, Irish American News, 2007
  • Topic: Intersectional Collisions, Author, Proving Fault in Auto Accident Cases, IICLE, 2007
  • Topic: Use of Request to Admit, Author, Tort Trends, ISBA, 2006
  • Topic: The Health Care Services Lien Act, Author, Tort Trends, ISBA, 2003
  • Topic: Ethics, Moderator, Ethical Considerations for the Tort Lawyer, ISBA, 2009
  • Topic: Tort Law, Moderator, Tort Law Nuts and Bolts, ISBA, 2008
  • Topic: Law of Experts, Lecturer, Expert Witnesses, ISBA, 2008
  • Topic: Case Note: Forsythe v. Clark USA, Author, Tort Trends, ISBA, 2009
  • Lecturer, ERISA Liens, ISBA CLE, 2011

Educational Background:

  • Northern Illinois University, Honors: Cum Laude
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Office Location for Kevin T. Veugeler

111 W. Washington Street
Suite 1425
Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 312-977-0100

Fax: 312-977-0795

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Last Updated: 9/19/2019

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