Legal Verdicts and Settlements
Over $100 million recovered on behalf of clients in Connecticut and New York
Attorney Patrick J. Filan has 40 years experience in providing results-driven representation for victims of injury, negligence, and malpractice and helping them get fairly compensated for their losses. Read about some of his success stories.
Medical malpractice success stories
Patrick J. Filan takes on doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers to see that victims of medical negligence are fairly compensated.
$1,600,000 Recovered in malpractice lawsuit against hospital and physicians for improper diagnosis and treatment of neurological condition resulting in permanent brain damage.
$1,450,000 Recovered in malpractice lawsuit against hospital and surgeon as a result of negligently performed ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography) resulting in patient death.
$1,415,000 Recovered in malpractice lawsuit against hospital and surgeon as a result of negligently performed weight reduction surgery.
$900,000 Recovered against two hospitals, and cardiologist for misdiagnosis of cardiac condition.
$800,000 Recovered in malpractice lawsuit against doctors and hospitals for failure to diagnose and treat gastrointestinal condition in premature infants.
$600,000 Recovered from pharmaceutical company for failing to disclose drug side-effects resulting in diabetes.
$560,000 Recovered for inadvertent transaction of blood vessel in transplant operation.
$545,000 Recovered in malpractice suit against New York City hospital and physicians as a result of transaction of blood vessel in transplant operation resulting in patient death.
$515,000 Recovered for failure to diagnose pulmonary embolism following knee surgery.
$500,000 Recovered in malpractice suit against hospital for negligent delay in diagnosing and treating patients in the Emergency Department resulting in perforated colon and brain injury (toxic metabolic encephalopathy.)
$460,000 Recovered from hospital and nurse for failing to properly diagnose impending heart attack.
Personal injury success stories
$450,000 Settlement in negligent hiring and sexual molestation case brought against local business.
Wrongful death success stories
$1,200,000 Recovered from pharmaceutical company in wrongful death action.
$750,000 Recovered in wrongful death action brought by Estate of deceased 10-year old autistic boy who died as a result of ruptured appendix undiagnosed at Emergency Room.
$750,000 Recovered in wrongful death action brought by Estate of deceased 41-year old woman who died as a result of physician’s improper prescription of Adderall and inadequate evaluation and monitoring of drug’s cardiac side effects.
Construction accidents and workers compensation success stories
If you have been injured on the job you may be entitled to bring a claim or lawsuit to recover additional and significant compensation for your pain and suffering in addition to any workers’ compensation benefits you receive.
$600,000 Recovered in workers’ compensation settlement as a result of exposure to asbestos.
$500,000 Recovered in workers’ compensation settlement paid to an ironworker who sustained leg injury at factory.
More success stories
$215,000 Recovered in legal malpractice case brought against plaintiff’s personal injury law firm for improper handling of medical malpractice case.
$200,000 Recovered in legal malpractice case brought against law firm for improper handling of commercial lawsuit.
$185,000 Recovered in a legal malpractice case brought against a business attorney for conflict of interest in mishandling commercial transactions in which he represented buyer and seller simultaneously.