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103 Million Dollar Quadriplegic Case Win in Cook County

Congratulations go out to John W. Patton, Jr., John Ouska and their trial team on a spectacular victory this last week.
Patton & Ryan was again retained on short notice to try a catastrophic loss products liability action. Although liability was a hotly contested issue in this case, the prior defense counsel did not challenge Plaintiff’s medical expense and lost wage evidence, resulting in uncontested damages of $35-40 million. Furthermore, the jury was not allowed to hear evidence of Plaintiff’s alcohol [...]

Who We Are

Patton & Ryan was founded by a team of nationally recognized attorneys to serve the needs of their clients across the country.

Patton & Ryan is a Civil Litigation Defense firm specializing in defending insurers and self- insureds in matters of Catastrophic Loss, Professional Liability, Products and Construction Law, Trucking and Transportation, and Workers' Compensation. Mr. Patton and Mr. Ryan, with partner John Ouska, Michael Vranicar and a strong team of skilled associates, have a combined 130 years of experience in bringing cases to successful conclusion.

We look forward to defending your interests any time, any place.

Patton & Ryan Offices
330 N. Wabash, Suite 3800
Chicago, Illinois 60611

Telephone: (312) 261-5160
Facsimile: (312) 261-5161

260 E. 90th Drive
Merrillville, Indiana 46410

Telephone: (219) 793-9000
Facsimile: (219) 793-9211