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Daniel Patrick Finney Jr

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Trucking Accident, Car Accidents, Animal & Dog Bites, Spinal Cord Injury… more 

About Me

Daniel P. Finney Jr. specializes in serious litigation matters, particularly complex personal injury claims.  He has over thirty years of experience as a litigator, having completed over 100 jury trials. Dan has obtained multimillion dollar verdicts or settlements in claims arising from truck accidents, medical negligence, product defects, fraud, auto accidents, accidental shooting, and inverse condemnation.  The results of some of his trials have attracted national media attention, and with respect to protective firefighting equipment, have changed the way defective products are tracked and have resulted in product recalls.  Dan collaborates with out of state attorneys to pursue claims in other jurisdictions.  He has also been named a top 100 trial lawyer by the American Trial Lawyers Association.  He has appeared on radio as an expert commentator on the topics of legal and medical malpractice and is a lifetime member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Personal Injury: 45%
    37 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Car Accidents: 20%
    37 years
  3. Trucking Accident: 20%
    37 years
  4. Slip and Fall Accident: 5%
  5. Other: 10%
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Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-40%), Free Consultation (120 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Christopher James Finney

    I've learned and continue to learn all aspects of the law from Dan. He is a top-notch litigator and a tireless advocate for his clients.

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    Christopher Finney Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Charles Matthew Rittgers

    Mr. Finney Jr. is an excellent injury lawyer. He works tirelessly for his clients and has a strong history of huge victories in Missouri. Mr. Finney and his son are a great team. I highly endorse Mr. Finney and his law firm.

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    Charles Rittgers Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Finney Law Office

1735 South Big Bend Blvd.
St. Louis, MO, 63117

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200905/14/2015
MOGood Standing, Active197801/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Nation's Top One PercentNADC2015
Best Attorneys of AmericaRue Ratings2014
AVVO Clients' ChoiceAVVO2014
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in AmericaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in AmericaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2011
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in AmericaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2010
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in AmericaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2009
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in AmericaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2008
Lifetime MembershipMulti-Million Dollar Advocates ForumN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerFinney Law Office1981 - Present
Trial AttorneySt Louis City Circuit Attorney Office1978 - 1981

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Missouri State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
St. Louis Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Missouri Association of Trial AttorneysMemberN/A
Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Multi Million Dollar Advocates ForumMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Wrongful Death Trucking Accident - $2 million$2,000,000.00
Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice $1.7 million$1,700,000.00
Wrongful Death Explosion $1.6 million$1,600,000.00

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Missouri Lawyers WeeklyBrown and James Settles Lawyer's Lawsuit2012
St. Louis Post DispatchHi-Tech Security sued, owner's property searched2011
Missouri Lawyers WeeklySettlement in wrongful death of firefighter reached as jury deliberate2006
Missouri Lawyers WeeklyWomen had Heart Attack after ER Visit2004
St. Louis Post DispatchEx-Policeman Awarded $1.3 million in Crash Suit1987
St. Louis Post DispatchYouth Shot in Holdup Gets $5.5 MillionN/A
St. Louis Post DispatchJUDGE ORDERS CITY TO PAY OWNER OF DOWNTOWN SITE: CITY HAD DENIED A DEMOLITION PERMIT FOR THE SYNDICATE TRUST BUILDINGN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
St. Louis University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Saint Louis UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
St. Louis University School of Law Speaker SeriesProducts Liability Litigation2011

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