Our firm handles legal matters in the following practice areas: Trials and Appeals. Civil Litigation. Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability Law. General Civil Practice. Professional Licensure and Disciplinary Proceedings. Administrative Law, Medicare Fraud and Abuse.
About Patrick J. Filan
Practice Areas: Trial Practice; Appellate Practice; Civil Litigation; Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice; Products Liability; Professional Licensing; Administrative Law; Medicare Fraud and Abuse.
Admitted: 1982, Ohio (inactive); 1983, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio; 1984, Connecticut and U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; 1990, U.S. Supreme Court; 1991, New York; 1992, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Law School: The Ohio State University, College of Law, J.D., 1982
College: Duke University, A.B., cum laude, 1978
Member: Stamford Regional, Connecticut (Vice-Chairman, Medical-Legal Committee, 1991-1993) and American (Vice Chair, Law and Medicine Committee; Member: Forum on Health Law; Member Litigation Section) Bar Associations; Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Member, Committee on Breast Cancer Malpractice).
Biography: Contributing Editor, Fairfield County Medical Association Journal. Editor, "Medicine and Law," Newsletter of Medicine and Law Committee, American Bar Association. Author: "Stein v. Katz, Rude Awakening for Slumbering Malpractice Claims," Journal of Connecticut State Dental Association, Vol. 66, No. 2, Fall 1990. Malpractice Advisor, "Should You Settle" Fairfield County Medical Association Journal. "Krizek's Lament," Fairfield County Medical Association Journal. Lecturer: Program Chair, "When Bad Things Happen to Good Doctors: Preventing and Defending Against A Medicare Fraud and Abuse Audit," Fairfield County Medical Association Annual Meeting, April 1999; "Liability of Officers and Directors of Managed Care Organizations," Intermediary & Reinsurance Underwriter's Association, Inc., Casualty Catastrophes Facing the Industry Today, March 1997; "Peer Review and Discovery in Medical Malpractice Actions," National Institute on Medical Malpractice, American Bar Association, New Orleans, May, 1993. Seminar Chairman, "Managed Care Liability," Connecticut Bar Association Annual Meeting, 1994, 1995. Moderator, "Doctors, Lawyers, Patients and the Courts," Connecticut Bar Association Annual Program. Member: Million Dollar Advocates Forum; Special Master: United States District Court; Superior Court, Judicial District of Stamford. (Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy)
Born: Toledo, Ohio, September 1, 1956