Michael Viglione

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Waukegan, IL

Ryan, Ryan & Viglione
 | 209 West Madison Street, Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone: 847-244-1436
Fax: 847-244-1480
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Attorney Profile

    Partner with Ryan, Ryan & Viglione representing injures victims in all areas of personal injury law.

    Mr. Viglione has helped negligence victims recover more than $40 million dollars to compensate their catastrophic injuries. Notable results include:

    $15 million dollar medical negligence recovery for bilateral amputee who lost his legs due to undiagnosed, untreated arterial blood clots (largest personal injury recovery in Winnebago County history);

    $4.5 million dollar truck collision recovery for the family of a deceased individual victimized by a hit and run semi-truck driver (largest wrongful death recovery in Boone County history);

    $2.7 million dollar recovery for a car crash victim who was a passenger in a car that hit a tree at highway speed;

    $2.5 million dollar recovery for a car crash victim that suffered multiple fractures and permanent pain;

    $2.4 million dollar recovery for a car crash victim that suffered severe injuries and permanent pain;

    $1.8 million dollar recovery for an individual severely injured by a malfunctioning commercial garage door;

    $1.25 million dollar recovery for a police officer whose vehicle was hit at 60 plus miles per hour by a felon evading a different set of officers;

    $1 million dollar recovery for a medical negligence victim who suffered a partial tongue amputation due to negligent monitoring during a scoliosis repair surgery.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 8 years

    Rising Stars: 2014 - 2021

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    About Michael Viglione

    Admitted: 2009, Illinois

    Professional Webpage: https://www.ryanryanviglione.com/our-attorneys-firm/michael-...


    • Illinois Super Lawyers (Rising Star), 2014-2019
    • Selected as one of the top 40 attorneys under 40 years of age in the state of Illinois., Top 40 Under 40 Attorney (Illinois), Chicago Lawyer, 2019

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
    • Illinois State Bar Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Chicago Bar Association
    • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (Young Lawyers Division)
    • American Association for Justice

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • The article explores the tragic case of an individual who suffered a necrotic tongue during a scoliosis surgery in the prone position.  It is a practice primer on how to handle these types of cases., Author, Tongue Death After Scoliosis Surgery, ITLA Trial Journal Winter 2019, 2019
    • This article deals with privilege claims asserted in medical negligence cases under the Illinois Medical Studies Act.  The article focuses on understanding the Medical Studies Act privilege and nullifying it to render key documents discoverable., Author, Understand and Defeating Privilege Claims Under the Illinois Medical Studies Act, The Docket, Lake County Bar Association, 2019
    • Drafted published article for ITLA Trial Journal concerning Illinois forum non conveniens law and protecting plaintiffs' chosen forums, Protecting the Forum, ITLA Trial Journal, 2013


    • $15,000,000.00 - Winnebag County Medical Negligence Recovery, 2019
    • $4,500,000.00 - Boone County Wrongful Death Settlement
    • $2,750,000.00 - Motor vehicle accident recovery
    • $2,720,000.00 - Lake County Automobile Accident Settlement
    • $2,575,000.00 - Cook County Automobile Accident Settlement
    • $2,520,000.00 - Lake County Automobile Accident Settlement
    • $2,400,000.00 - Cook County Automobile Accident Settlement
    • $2,000,000.00 - Cook County Medical Malpractice Settlement
    • $1,800,000.00 - Cook County Premises Liability / General Negligence Settlement
    • $1,000,000.00 - Cook County Medical Negligence Recovery, 2018
    • $975,000.00 Cook County Wrongful Death / General Negligence Settlement
    • $650,000.00 - Sangamon County Motorcycle Crash Recovery, 2018
    • $800,000.00 - Cook County General Negligence Settlement
    • $662,000.00 - Jury Verdict for 73 year old with severe pre-existing back problems due to aggravation of her condition caused by two motor vehicle collisions.
    • $450,000.00 Cook County (Confidential) Settlement

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Named a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, 2019
    • Named a Top 40 Under 40 Plaintiff's Attorney by the National Association of Trial Attorneys, 2017

    Educational Background:

    • Boston College, B.A., 2005
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    Office Location for Michael Viglione

    209 West Madison Street
    Waukegan, IL 60085

    Phone: 847-244-1436

    Fax: 847-244-1480

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    Last Updated: 9/15/2020

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