Patrick J. Filan – Attorney in Fairfield County, CT
Our personal injury practice handles cases in every Courthouse in Connecticut as well New York City and its suburbs including catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, medication errors, injuries from dangerous drugs, workplace and construction site injuries, car and truck accidents, products liability, and premises liability cases. The firm’s versatile litigation practice includes representing businesses and individuals in commercial and consumer litigation, and professional negligence lawsuits.
More About Patrick J. Filan
The son of Irish immigrants, Mr. Filan grew up in Derby, Connecticut and graduated from Duke University where he was a member of the Duke lacrosse team. He earned his law degree from the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.
While in law school he worked in New York City for the Wall Street law firm of O’Dwyer & Bernstien. This experience included the successful defense of an extradition proceeding brought against an alleged member of the Irish Republican Army charged with shooting an undercover British soldier, In Re Mackin and United States v. Harrison, the successful defense of a federal criminal case brought against alleged members of the IRA charged with shipping arms to Ireland.
Mr. Filan is a seasoned advocate with nearly 40 years of success in routine and complex cases involving: personal injuries, medical malpractice, car and truck collisions, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, defective products, dangerous drugs, attorney malpractice, business litigation, will contests, real estate litigation and whistleblower litigation.
Mr. Filan represents clients before administrative agencies such as the Connecticut Department of Public Health, Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection, and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration and has obtained dismissals of charges and negotiated resolutions.
Mr. Filan resides in Connecticut with his wife and four children.