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Patrick M. Flaherty

Patrick M. Flaherty

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Workers Compensation, Medical Malpractice, Car Accidents

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Car Accidents: 20%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 20%
  3. Workers Compensation: 20%
  4. Wrongful Death: 20%
  5. Personal Injury: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Richard Lee Turner Jr.

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    Richard Turner Personal Injury Attorney
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  • John L. Schroeder

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Contact Info

Kinnally Flaherty Krentz & Loran, P.C.

2114 Deerpath Road
Aurora, IL, 60506



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197808/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyersChicago Magazine2013
AV-ratingMartindale Hubbel Peer Review2013
Leading LawyersLaw Bulletin Publishing Company2013
Top 100 Trial Lawyers-IllinoisAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2013


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Kane County Bar AssociationPresident2007 - 2008
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Managers2006 - 2011
Trial Lawyers for Public JusticeMember1995 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember1978 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1978 - Present
Kane County Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Old Second Nat'l Bank v. Rush Copley Medical Center et alObtained the largest reported birth injury settlement or verdict in Kane County history of $5 million
Estate of Fajfar v Sadovsky et alObtained 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.
Smith v. Podiatric Surgery AssociatesObtained the largest reported podiatric death settlement or verdict in Kane County history of $1.5 Million

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Publication NameTitleDate
KCBA Bar BriefsWillaim C. Murphy-Trial lawyer2012
KCBA Bar BriefsYamirka2011
KCBA Bar BriefsTurning Justice Into a Business: The Perils of Private Mediation in Tort Cases2010
KCBA Bar BriefsHow Judges Influence Advocacy2009
KCBA Bar BriefsOur Anniversary2008
KCBA Bar BriefsPatrick Flaherty-KCBA President2007
KCBA Bar BriefsOur Heritage2007


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northern Illinois University College of LawLawN/A1978
DePaul UniversityN/AN/A1975

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
KCBA Civil Practice SeminarAmended Health Care Services Lien Act2012
KCBA Civil Practice SeminarHow To Increase Value In A Personal Injury Case2011
KCBA Civil Practice SeminarThe New Illinois Rules Of Evidence2010
KCBA Civil Practice SeminarJury Selection2009
KCBA Civil Practice SeminarRecent Developments In Law2007
KCBA Civil Practice SeminarCivil Practice Medley2006
ITLA Medical Malpractice SeminarClosing Arguments2001