Patrick J. HaganDillingham & Murphy LLP601 Montgomery StreetSuite 1900San Francisco, California 94111, U.S.A.
General Tort Defense – Bodily Injury & Property Damage – Including Products Liability, Retail and Premises Liability, Construction Defect, and Transportation
BioEducation • University of California Hastings College of the Law • St. Joseph's University (PA), B.S.-Accounting Memberships & Achievements • Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, Member & various leadership positions (1988-present). • USLAW Network (2002-2015), Board Member (2002-2007). • Commander, United States Coast Guard Reserve (Retired), 26 years, including 3-1/2 years of active duty; 14 years JAG service. • Superlawyer, Northern California; 2011 Product Liability, 2009 Business Litigation, 2008 Business Litigation, 2007 General Litigation, 2006 Product Litigation, 2005 General Litigation, and 2004 Business Litigation. Publications • FDCC Quarterly: Punitive Damages: California Model Applying Gore and State Farm (Summer, 2004) • FDCC Quarterly: Blueprint for General Causation Analysis in Toxic Tort Litigation (Spring, 2004) • FICC Quarterly: State Variations on the Daubert Theme-California (Fall, 2000) • FICC Quarterly Ortiz v. Fibreboard: Another Blow to Plaintiffs' Classes as a Means to Resolve "Mass Tort" Litigation (Fall, 1999) • FICC Quarterly: The Admissibility of "Scientific" Evidence •Gatekeeping and the Admissibility of Scientific Evidence in the Post Daubert/Joiner/Kumho Tire World (Summer, 1999) • FICC Quarterly: Medical Monitoring: Will Buckley Have and Effect? (Fall, 1998) • FICC Quarterly: Mass Torts: The Windsor Decision And Considerations For A Coordinated Defense (Summer 1998) • FICC Quarterly: Inconsistent Standards For Admissibility of Novel Scientific Evidence Among The Federal Circuits - cited in Daubert Lead Defendant Petition for Certiorari to U.S. Supreme Court (Approximately Fall, 1990) • Temple Environmental Law & Technology Journal : Totaling Up The Costs of Asbestos Litigation: Guess Who Will Pay The Price? (Spring, 1990)