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Patrick Flaherty

Aurora IL Personal Injury Lawyers | Kane County Commercial Litigation Attorneys | Workers Comp

Personal Injury, Litigation, Workers' Compensation, Immigration, Business, Estate Planning

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Mr. Flaherty limits his practice to all phases of personal injury, wrongful death, workers' compensation cases, including medical malpractice, auto accidents/truck accidents, construction accidents, defective products, premises accidents, train accidents, nursing home injuries and sexual abuse. His extensive experience in medical malpractice includes birth injuries, diagnosis errors, surgical errors and medication errors. He has been recognized by his peers as among the top five percent of all Illinois lawyers in personal injury, workers’ compensation and medical negligence litigation and has received the highest peer rating for skill and integrity. He has obtained many multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements and is widely respected as a champion for the victims of negligence and wrongdoing.
Position Organization Location Duration
PartnerKinnally Flaherty Krentz Loran Hodge & Masur P.C.Aurora, IllinoisCurrent
School Degree Major Graduation
Northern Illinois University College of LawJ.D. Law School1978  
DePaul UniversityB.A.1975
State / Court Date
Illinois1978
  • He is a member of Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (TLPJ), the American Association of Justice (AAJ), the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ILTLA) (former member, Board of Managers), the Kane County Bar Association (KCBA) (President 2007-2008) and the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA).
  • Mr. Flaherty has been selected as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” in Illinois by the American Trial Lawyers Association and among the top 1 percent of all lawyers nationwide by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. He has been named a “Super Lawyer” since 2005 by survey of his peers, signifying that he is among the top 5 percent of all Illinois lawyers in the field of personal injury litigation. He has also been named a “Leading Lawyer in Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation and Medical Malpractice” by survey of his peers, a distinction likewise limited to the top 5 percent of all lawyers who practice in Illinois. He was selected by Law & Lawyers Magazine as one of the top five lawyers in all practice fields and one of the top four lawyers in Personal Injury Litigation/Workers' Compensation from Kane, Kendall and DeKalb counties in Illinois. Kinnally Flaherty Krentz Loran Hodge & Masur, P.C. is the only law firm with two members named among the top five lawyers in the tri-county area.

    Based on his extraordinary legal experience, competency, reputation and ethical standards, Mr. Flaherty has been selected a Best Attorney by the Best Attorneys of America. He has received the highest evaluation from AVVO with a “10.0 Superb” rating. He has also received the highest rating from his peers for skill and integrity with an AV Preeminent designation by Martindale-Hubbell. He has been voted to the Board of Managers of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and to the Board of Directors of the Kane County Bar Association. He was president of the Kane County Bar Association in 2007 - 2008. He also has been appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to its Committee on Character and Fitness, Second District.
  • Suburban Hospital & Clinic: Obtained the largest reported paraplegia settlement or verdict in Kane County history of $6 million for 63 year-old woman who became paralyzed from the waist down following delay in the diagnosis of a thoracic spinal infection. Old Second Nat'l Bank v Rush Copley Medical Center et al: Obtained the largest reported birth injury settlement or verdict in Kane County history of $5 million for a 7-year old girl who suffered brain damage and cerebral palsy from delayed cesarean section. Estate of Faifar v Sadovsky et al: Obtained the largest wrongful death verdict in Will County history of $3.4 million on behalf of the family of a 47-year old father who died following the failure to diagnose aortic dissection. Vickroy v Sportsman’s Park: Obtained $2 million verdict in Cook County for injured spectator at race track knocked to the floor of the grandstand by patrons frightened after shot from dropped handgun. Obtained $3 million award for 34-year old unmarried man seriously and permanently injured by medical negligence. Obtained $2.5 million award for wife and children of a 46-year-old father run over by a truck he was directing at a construction site. Obtained the largest podiatric malpractice award in Kane County history of $1.5 million for wife and adult daughters of 60-year old man with a family history of thromboembolism who died of a blood clot following ankle reconstruction surgery by podiatrist. Stearns v. Ridge Ambulance and Countryside Care Center, 2015 IL App (2d) 140908: Successfully argued in a case of first impression that a nursing home owes a duty of care to a resident in providing off site transportation by a third party vendor because the home stands in a special relationship with the patient and because the nursing home-patient relationship is the equivalent of a custodian-ward relationship. Nila v Hartford Insurance Company of Midwest (2d Dist. 2000) 312 Ill. App. 3d 811, 278 N.E. 2d 81: Successfully argued in a case of first impression that a surviving wife was not bound by her husband’s initial rejection of additional UM coverage where the insurer later issued an auto policy to the surviving wife as the sole named insured for a term beyond the husband’s last policy renewal. The policy was reformed to provide UM limits equal to the liability limits.

  • "Advocating for and Being with the Powerless" by Paul Dailing, Law & Lawyers, April 2014
    "Yamirka," KCBA Bar Briefs, July, 2011
    “Turning Justice into a Business: The Perils of Private Mediation in Tort Cases,” KCBA Bar Briefs, April, 2010
    "How Judges Influence Advocacy," by Patrick M. Flaherty and Patrick M. Kinnally, KCBA Bar Briefs, February, 2009
    “Kane County Bar Association 1858-2008," Virginia Beach: Donning Publishers, Fall, 2008
    "Our Anniversary," KCBA Bar Briefs, January, 2008
    "Our Heritage," KCBA Bar Briefs, August, 2007
    "A Proud Legacy," KCBA Bar Briefs, July, 2007
    “Patrick Flaherty, KCBA President,” by P.J. Grubbins, KCBA Bar Briefs, July, 2007
    Wrongful Death Mediation Summary
    Personal Injury Mediation Summary
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(1978) Licensed as Attorney in Illinois. Verified with Illinois State Bar Association.March 11, 2017

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