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.
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