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Brian C. Vigness

Fort Myers, florida

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Biography Overview

Brian Vigness is the managing partner of Morgan & Morgan’s Fort Myers office. He is a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, a distinction held by approximately 1 percent of all Florida attorneys. Mr. Vigness specializes in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases, and has tried numerous cases to verdict. He has achieved the Preeminent AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Vigness was raised in Broward County, and has resided in Fort Myers since 1996. Mr. Vigness received his Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University in 1992, and his Juris Doctor from Nova University in 1995. Mr. Vigness is a United States Army Veteran and served in the Persian Gulf War in 1990-1991 in Saudi Arabia/Kuwait. He is a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 10097.

Mr. Vigness previously served as the Chairman of the Florida Bar’s Grievance Committee A for Twentieth Judicial Circuit and as well as the Chairman of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit’s Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee. He is a member of the Florida Justice Association, the Lee County Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. Mr. Vigness is licensed to practice law in Florida’s State and Federal Courts.


Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death

Recent Successes

$220,500.00 Verdict Michael Heinrich v. Emilio Casasola Car Accidents 2017
$50,000.00 Verdict Lane v. Pelton Car Accidents 2013
$628,828.54 Verdict Lyons-Howey v. Ratner Companies d/b/a Hair Cuttery Slip & Fall 2011
$12,023,195.29 Verdict Rausin v. Rodgers Car Accidents 2009
$1,000,000.00 Verdict Dondero v. Rodgers Car Accidents 2009
$73,564.00 Verdict Rodriguez v. Vega Car Accidents 2008
$155,636.00 Verdict O'Hara v. McCracken Car Accidents 2008
$57,600.00 Verdict Nina v. Nationwide Car Accidents 2008
$35,000.00 Verdict Hedger v. Christopher Car Accidents 2007
$22,668.00 Verdict Pineda v. Tinoco Car Accidents 2006
  • Michael Heinrich v. Emilio Casasola

    $220,500.00

    Verdict - 2017

  • Lane v. Pelton

    $50,000.00

    Verdict - 2013

  • Lyons-Howey v. Ratner Companies d/b/a Hair Cuttery

    $628,828.54

    Verdict - 2011

Military Service

  • USAR, 1988-1996; Sgt., Persian Gulf War, 1991

Education

  • Florida State University, B.S., 1992
  • Nova Southeastern University, J.D., 1995