Francis Patrick Murphy Named to Elite Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America for 2013-14

Two Corboy & Demetrio partners, Francis Patrick Murphy and Thomas A. Demetrio, have been named to Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America, 2013-2014 edition.

Online PR News – 04-February-2014 – Chicago, IL – Corboy & Demetrio partner Francis Patrick Murphy has been selected to the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America for 2013-2014. Lawdragon calls Patrick, “the lawyer of choice for injured Chicagoans who need a champion.” It's the fifth consecutive year that he has been named to the list.

Patrick regularly handles complex personal injury and wrongful death cases involving aviation negligence, construction negligence, product liability, premises liability, including porch and deck collapses, and claims resulting from railroad, automobile, and other vehicular negligence.

He has more than fifty settlements and verdicts of $1 million or more. Among his many accomplishments is a $7.5 million settlement that was secured on behalf of his client, a nationally renowned oboist from the Chicago Lyric Opera and Grant Park Symphony, whose musical career was ended when she was struck by a Chicago Transit Authority bus while crossing a Chicago street.

Patrick is nationally renowned in porch and deck collapse cases due to his extensive experience and numerous successes. He represented several victims of the 2003 Lincoln Park porch collapse and was instrumental in brokering a global settlement of $16.6 million.

With his Lawdragon 500 designation, Patrick joins Thomas A. Demetrio, a founding partner of Corboy & Demetrio. This is the eighth consecutive year Tom was named to the elite list, which also includes every current U.S. Supreme Court Justice.

Lawdragon selects lawyers from a combination of submissions from law firms, votes and comments through Lawdragon’s online voting form and its own editorial research.

About Corboy & Demetrio
Corboy & Demetrio is one of the nation’s premier law firms. The personal injury law firm represents individuals and their families in serious personal injury and wrongful death cases and is renowned for its achievements in the courtroom and for its contributions to the community. The rights and concerns of its clients are at the core of Corboy & Demetrio’s practice. That commitment, dedication, compassion and relentless drive have resulted in exceptional service and exceptional results for its clients. The Chicago law firm has acquired more than $3 billion in settlements and verdicts and has attained almost 600 settlements and verdicts in excess of $1 million. To contact Patrick or another Chicago lawyer at our firm, call 312-346-3191 or toll free at 800-356-3191. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information about our law firm go to

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