Patrick J. Filan

Top rated medical malpractice attorney in Fairfield, Connecticut

Law Offices of Patrick J. Filan, PC
Patrick J. Filan
Law Offices of Patrick J. Filan, PC

Practice Areas: Medical malpractice, Personal injury

Licensed in Connecticut since: 1984

Education: The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022

Law Offices of Patrick J. Filan, PC

1248 Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 Phone: 203-221-8066 Email: Patrick J. Filan Visit website


Patrick J. Filan is an attorney and founder of the Law Offices of Patrick J. Filan located in Fairfield, Connecticut. Mr. Filan has been licensed to practice law in the state of Connecticut since 1982 and serves a wide group of clients in a variety of Connecticut cities, including Bridgeport, Fairfield, Milford, New Haven, Stamford and Stratford. He focuses his practice on medical malpractice and personal injury.

During more than 30 years in practice, Mr. Filan has handled all types of personal injury matters. His cases have involved automobile accidents, dangerous medications, defective products, lawyer malpractice, traumatic brain injuries and more. He also has experience in the areas of business, real estate, whistleblower litigation and criminal defense.

Mr. Filan earned a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and went on to graduate from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law. During law school, he gained valuable legal experience through working for a New York City-based private firm. While serving in this role, he was involved in significant cases in the areas of federal criminal defense.

Mr. Filan has represented clients before agencies, including the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection, the Connecticut Department of Public Health and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration. He has also litigated many cases at the state and federal level in both Connecticut and New York. His personal injury practice has resulted in million and multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts for his clients in a wide variety of matters, including drug crimes, traumatic brain injuries, car and truck accidents, defective products and more.

First Admitted: 1982, Ohio

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Educational Background:
  • Duke University, Duke lacrosse team Member
  • In Re Mackin and United States v. Harrison
  • $2,100,000 recovered in malpractice lawsuit against hospital and physicians for failure to diagnose and treat spinal cord injury.$1,850,000 recovered in malpractice lawsuit against hospital and orthopedic spine surgeon for failure to diagnose cauda equina syndrome.$1,700,000 recovered in malpractice lawsuit against radiology group and surgeon for failure to diagnose breast cancer.$1,500,000 recovered on behalf of college student who sustained traumatic brain injury in motor vehicle accident.$1,415,000 recovered in malpractice lawsuit against hospital and surgeon as a result of negligently performed weight reduction surgery.$1,200,000 recovered from pharmaceutical company in wrongful death action.$900,000 recovered in wrongful death action 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 infant.$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.$600,000 recovered from pharmaceutical company for failing to disclose drug side-effects resulting in diabetes.$515,000 recovered on behalf of Estate of 57 year old male as a result of failure to diagnose pulmonary embolism following knee surgery.$500,000 recovered in workers' compensation settlement paid to ironworker who sustained leg injury at factory.$450,000 settlement in negligent hiring / sexual molestation case brought against local business.$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.
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Selected to United States District Court, Pro Bono Panel
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • United States District Court, Special Master
  • AVVO - Superb Rating - 10.0 Highest Rating, AVVO
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Office location for Patrick J. Filan

1248 Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824


14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022

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