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Patrick J. Tighe

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in North Palm Beach, FL

X1Law, P.A.
721 US Highway 1, #101
North Palm Beach, FL 33408
Phone: 561-363-3947
Fax: 561-537-7193
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 2002
Practice Areas: Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

Patrick J. Tighe is a personal injury attorney at X1Law, P.A., where he represents injured clients in the state of Florida. During his long, successful career, he has represented clients in cases of medical malpractice, products liability, slip-and-falls and car accidents. With an extensive understanding of how tough insurance companies play when it comes to personal injury matters, he fights for the individual rather than the insurer or business.

For almost 2 decades, Mr. Tighe has been honing his skills as he fearlessly takes on big companies as a former senior claims adjuster for the country’s largest insurance company. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Villanova University in 1992, then moved on to St. John’s University School of Law, where he graduated in 2000 with his Juris Doctor degree.

After graduating, Mr. Tighe started his own firm and dove right into the process of helping individuals obtain the compensation they deserve after injuries. Admitted to practice in the state of Florida, he is a member of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association, the Florida Justice Association, the American Association for Justice and the Palm Beach County Justice Association.

An active part of his community, Mr. Tighe is enthusiastic about being there for people when they need him, whether that is in the courtroom or in the neighborhood. He is the founder of Suncoast Community High School’s lacrosse program and now volunteers his time to coach other teams. Mr. Tighe is also on the Board of Carp. a treatment program for homeless addicts and alcoholics in Palm Beach,County Florida. With a love for people, a commitment to the law and an understanding of how insurance companies work, he is an ideal personal injury attorney for anyone harmed by the hands of another.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Class Actions, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices

Selections

6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022

About Patrick J. Tighe

First Admitted: 2002, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://x1law.com/patrick-j-tighe/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Serving on the board of Directors of Carp. Comprehensive Alcoholism Rehabilitation Programs (CARP) has resumed its original mission, to offer transitional housing and a program for recovery to underserved individuals suffering from substance use disorder (SUD). CARP has built two gender-specific 12 Step homes in West Palm Beach.  Our goal is to help break the cycle of hopeless addiction, dependency and resulting homelessness among Palm Beach County’s economically vulnerable residents – individuals who otherwise would not have access to programs of recovery. Our program is free to those who qualify.
  • Member, Suncoast Community High School, Palm Beach County, Florida

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Palm Beach County Justice Association, Board Member
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association   
  • Florida Justice Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • Florida

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Representative Clients

  • A retired professional football player who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease and was losing his ability to function on his own. Retained X1Law prior to the effective date of the settlement. Client received high 6 figure confidential award, 2019

Verdicts/Settlements

  • MVA - 1 client with 2 car accidents three months apart, the same injuries. $550,000.00 +, 2021
  • Traumatic Brain injury - $2,000,000.00 +, 2020
  • Traumatic Brain Injury - $3,000,000.00 +, 2020
  • Plaintiff was a passenger in the rear seat of a Range Rover. The Range Rover was rear ended with minimal property damage, client suffered rotator cuff tear, herniated disc requiring injections. Surgical repair of rotator cuff. Settlement of $170,000.00., 2018
  • The client was rear ended on I4 in Orlando. The car that struck my client did not have insurance, so we pursued her own insurance. After 24 months at an examination under oath and after filing an insurance department notice of violation of statutes. We reached a confidential settlement in the amount of $100,000.00., 2017
  • Slip & Fall - 6 level fusion - $2,025,000.00 Settlement, 2016
  • Hotly contested action. Commenced in 2014. After years and years of litigation finally Justice for the injured party., 2016
  • Plaintiff driving his vehicle when he was rear ended by a large high end vehicle. Plaintiff took a conservative plan of care and eventually needed a 2 level lumbar fusion to correct traumatically induced herniated discs. The carrier refused to tender and suit was immediately filed then after numerous depositions and medical evaluations, Patrick J. Tighe convinced the carrier to protect its insured, the defendant and to spare him the possibility of an excess verdict and reached a settlement in excess of $600,000.00, 2015
  • Plaintiff was a passenger in the at fault vehicle. The driver is legally deaf and was facing the passenger attempting to read her lips to communicate when driver rear ended a commercial van in front of their car. Plaintiff took a conservative plan of care and eventually needed a 2 level lumbar fusion to correct traumatically induced herniated discs. The carrier refused to tender its inadequate bodily injury limits. Patrick J. Tighe convinced the carrier the errors of its ways and secured an excess settlement of $500,000.00 over the policy limits, 2014

Educational Background

  • Villanova University, B.A., 1992

Industry Groups

  • American Bar Association
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association
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Office Location for Patrick J. Tighe

721 US Highway 1
#101
North Palm Beach, FL 33408

Phone: 561-363-3947

Fax: 561-537-7193

Last Updated: 7/6/2022

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