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Patrick Arthur Cruise
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Patrick Arthur Cruise

also known as Patrick Cruise, Patrick A. Cruise

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Social Security, Slip and Fall Accident, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accident

About Me

We focus on serious personal injury and disability cases, including car wrecks, industrial accidents, workers' compensation, long term disability, ERISA, social security disability, and premises liability cases. 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Car Accidents: 25%
    14 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    14 years
  3. Social Security: 20%
  4. Slip and Fall Accident: 13%
    14 years
  5. Other: 17%
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Payment

Fees:

Contingent (20-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • Michael Dennie Breaux

    I endorse this lawyer. Patrick is an exceptional attorney, who operates in a very professional manner. He tends to go way above and beyond what I usually see with attorneys these days.

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    Michael Breaux Social Security Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael Keith Pence

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Michael Pence Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200708/22/2015
TNActive200508/17/2015
LAEligible to practice law200108/16/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Mid South Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney under 40NAOPIA2014
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
Mid-South Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2013
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2013
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2012
Life MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2012
Moot Court BoardLouisiana State University2000

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Hearing OfficerChattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority2012 - 2012
Adjunct FacultyChattanooga State Technical Community College2008 - 2010
ArbitratorBetter Business Bureau2006 - 2012
AttorneyThe Hamilton Firm2005 - Present
AttorneyDudley & Debosier2001 - 2004

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Justices Ray L. Brock, Jr. - Robert E. Cooper American Inn of CourtBarrister2013 - Present
Tennessee Association for JusticeAmicus Curiae Committee Member2005 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A2003 - Present
Chattanooga Bar AssociationN/AN/A
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesN/AN/A
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Chattanooga Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Tennessee Bar AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Currie v. Farmer, Case 08 CV 7097, Walker State Court, LaFayette, GeorgiaJury verdict for $792,500.00
O'Neal v. Nationwide Insuance Company, Hamilton County Circuit CourtJury verdict for $784,676.65
Sanchez v. Bolton, 19th JDC, East Baton Rouge, LouisianaJudgment: $726,308.70

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
The Verdict, Journal of Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationPreparing Your Personal Injury Client to Testify2014
NOSSCR Social Security ForumCan ALJ rely on VC's Form at Step 5?2012
Tennessee Association for JusticeRuminations on Overstreet2009

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center LawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Pacific UniversityN/AN/A1998

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
17th Annual TN Workers' Compensation Educational ConferenceDeveloping Medical Proof Regarding Causation2014
CTLA Monthly MeetingGeorgia/Tennessee Workers' Compensation2013
2012 Workers' Compensation SeminarNavigating Trenches of Post-Judgment Medical Issues2012
Social Security Disability Boot CampSocial Security Disability2011