Experienced Personal Injury And Medical Malpractice Attorney

Legal Verdicts And Settlements: Over $100 Million Recovered On Behalf Of Clients

Attorney Patrick J. Filan has more than 40 years of experience providing results-driven representation for victims of injury, negligence, and malpractice in New York and Connecticut. He has helped his clients 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.

$3,000,000 — Lawsuit against pharmacy for prescription error that caused brain injury.

$2,700,000 — Malpractice lawsuit against hospital and physicians for failure to diagnose and treat cancer causing patient’s death.

$2,100,000 — Malpractice lawsuit against hospital and physicians for failure to diagnose and treat spinal cord injury.

$1,850,000 — Malpractice lawsuit against hospital and orthopedic spine surgeon for failure to diagnose cauda equina syndrome.

$1,700,000 — Malpractice lawsuit against radiology group and surgeon for failure to diagnose breast cancer.

$1,625,000 — Malpractice lawsuit against orthopedist for failing to diagnose and treat post-operative hematoma resulting in permanent disability and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS.)

$1,600,000 — Malpractice lawsuit against hospital and doctors for failure to diagnose neurological condition resulting in permanent brain damage and lifetime institutional care.

$1,450,000 – Recovered in a malpractice lawsuit against a hospital and surgeon as a result of negligently performed ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography) resulting in the patient’s death.

$1,415,000 – Recovered in a malpractice lawsuit against a hospital and surgeon as a result of negligently performed weight reduction surgery.

$1,350,000 — Malpractice lawsuit against radiology group and radiologist for failure to diagnose breast cancer.

$900,000 – Recovered against two hospitals, and a cardiologist for a misdiagnosis of a cardiac condition.

$800,000 – Recovered in a malpractice lawsuit against doctors and hospitals for the failure to diagnose and treat a gastrointestinal condition in premature infants.

$600,000 – Recovered from a pharmaceutical company for failing to disclose drug side-effects resulting in diabetes.

$560,000 – Recovered for inadvertent transaction of blood vessel in a transplant operation.

$545,000 – Recovered in a malpractice suit against a New York City hospital and physicians as a result of transaction of blood vessel in a transplant operation resulting in the patient’s death.

$515,000 – Recovered for failure to diagnose a pulmonary embolism following knee surgery.

$500,000 – Recovered in a malpractice suit against a hospital for negligent delay in diagnosing and treating patients in the emergency department resulting in a perforated colon and brain injury (toxic metabolic encephalopathy.)

$460,000 – Recovered from a hospital and nurse for failing to properly diagnose an impending heart attack.

Personal Injury Success Stories

Serious injuries require the counsel of an experienced personal injury attorney.

$1,500,000 — Motor vehicle accident on behalf of college student who sustained traumatic brain injury.

$450,000 – Settlement in a negligent hiring and sexual molestation case brought against a local business.

Wrongful Death Success Stories

Wrongful death lawsuits may be filed where a negligent or intentional act causes a person’s death.

$2,000,000 — Nursing home neglect, wrongful death lawsuit against nursing home involving resident death.

$1,200,000 – Recovered from a pharmaceutical company in a wrongful death action.

$750,000 – Recovered in a wrongful death action brought by the estate of a deceased 10-year old autistic boy who died as a result of ruptured appendix undiagnosed at the emergency room.

$750,000 – Recovered in a wrongful death action brought by the estate of a deceased 41-year old woman who died as a result of a physician’s improper prescription of Adderall and inadequate evaluation and monitoring of a drug’s cardiac side effects.

Construction Accidents And Workers’ Compensation Success Stories

If you have fallen from scaffolding, suffered burns, hearing loss, toxic chemical exposure or any other construction site injury, you or your loved ones may have a right to file a claim or lawsuit to recover increased compensation for your pain and suffering in addition to the workers’ compensation benefits you are entitled to receive.

$600,000 – Recovered in a workers’ compensation settlement as a result of exposure to asbestos.

$500,000 – Recovered in a workers’ compensation settlement paid to an ironworker who sustained a leg injury at a factory.

More Success Stories

$215,000 – Recovered in a legal malpractice case brought against plaintiff’s personal injury law firm for the improper handling of medical malpractice case.

$200,000 – Recovered in a legal malpractice case brought against a law firm for improper handling of a 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 both the buyer and seller simultaneously.