$15.2 Million Settlement
A settlement totaling in excess of $15.2 Million for the death of a 35 year old carpenter who was crushed by a dump truck that had a defective back-up alarm.
This settlement includes payments over the lifetimes of the widow and children of the victim.
$14 Million Confidential Settlement
A $14 Million confidential settlement in a significant defective product personal injury case. This represents one of the largest cash settlements in the District of Columbia.
$11 Million Settlement
A settlement with total payments in excess of $11 Million in a medical malpractice case against a health maintenance organization and hospital for failure to perform a pregnancy test on a patient before admitting her for heart surgery. The patient suffered a stroke and is severely disabled.
- Catholic University of America, J.D.
- Hamilton College, B.A.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- American College of Trial Lawyers
- International Academy of Trial Lawyers
- American Board of Trial Advocates
- American Association for Justice
- American Bar Association
With more than three decades of civil trial experience, Pat Regan’s work has resulted in precedent-setting appellate decisions. This includes a landmark decision establishing dram shop liability in restaurants regarding serving alcohol to minors.
He has also obtained some of the largest verdicts and settlements in the history of Washington D.C. These include a settlement of $17 million for a defective product; an $11.5 million settlement for a young child injured in a race; an $11.3 million settlement for a woman severely burned as a result of a defectively designed automobile; a $7.3 million verdict for medical malpractice; and a $6.5 million verdict for a customer who was severely injured in a Walmart.
To discuss your case with personal injury lawyer Patrick Regan, contact us today.
- Riding the Train With Metro’s Nemesis
By: Marisa M. Kashino – Washingtonian Magazine – Published: December, 2015
- Mass Transit Gaps
Trial Journal – February, 2016
A Dedicated Washington D.C. Personal Injury Lawyer
Pat focuses on handling complex cases, such as those involving catastrophic injuries, product liability, medical malpractice, traumatic brain injury and wrongful death. He also has extensive experience with cases involving Metro subway and Metro bus accident claims against WMATA. In fact, according to the Washingtonian Magazine, Pat is “the Washington lawyer you call when you want to sue WMATA”. That same publication also calls him a “personal injury lawyer who could be a poster boy for legal ethics and integrity”.
Pat is board certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Throughout his extensive legal career, he has recovered verdicts and settlements valued at more than $250 million. Still, despite his success with complex, high-profile cases, Pat remains committed to providing personal service to all clients. Thus, once he accepts a case, he stays involved with every level of the claim. Every personal injury case is different, but he approaches each with the same passion and dedication with the goal of helping victims and their families put their lives back together.
Outside of work, Pat donates his resources and time to various legal and charitable organizations in the community.
Admissions and Honors
Pat is licensed to practice law in Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland. He is also a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers which is by invitation only and limited to the top one percent of the trial lawyers in the country. He is also a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, which is also by invitation only, as well as the American Board of Trial Advocates. Pat has also served for more than twenty years on the Board of Governors of the American Association for Justice.
Throughout his career as a personal injury lawyer, he has received honors and recognition including:
- Named one of the “Top Ten Power Lawyers” in Washington
- Named among the “Best Lawyers in America” by Best Lawyers and the National Law Journal
- “Trial Lawyer of the Year” award by the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.
He has also been featured on various local and national media outlets such as The Today Show, Fox News, WTTG, CBS News, WJLA and WRC.