Experienced Personal Injury And Medical Malpractice Attorney

Representing the Seriously Injured in Connecticut and New York

Our personal injury law firm 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 law firm’s versatile litigation practice includes representing businesses and individuals in commercial and consumer litigation, and professional negligence lawsuits.

More about Patrick J. Filan

Experienced Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Attorney


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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 University lacrosse team. Patrick earned his law degree from the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.

While in law school he worked in New York City for a Wall Street law firm, 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.

Patrick is a seasoned advocate with 40 years of success. He handles complex and routine personal injury cases including medical malpractice, automobile cases, spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, construction and work injuries, defective products, dangerous drugs, and attorney malpractice.

Pat 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 has four children and resides in Connecticut with his wife.