Patrick S. Flynn is a successful trial lawyer with expertise in lawsuits for wrongful death and personal injury. Since founding the firm, Patrick has recovered millions of dollars for clients through trials and settlements. Patrick routinely handles matters involving trucking, automobile collisions, premises liability, pharmaceutical errors, medical malpractice, and foodborne illnesses.
Patrick is an active member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and is a Vice President for his District. Patrick was named a "Super Lawyer Rising Star” by AtlantaMagazine. Patrick is admitted to practice in Georgia and Alabama.
Patrick was raised in Albany, Georgia until he went to University of Georgia. After earning his undergraduate degree, Patrick received his law degree from the Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama. After graduation from law school, Patrick launched his legal career with the Birmingham law firm of Rives & Peterson, where he specialized in commercial litigation. Patrick continued his litigation practice at the boutique firm of Christian & Small, also in Birmingham. In 2002, Patrick moved home to practice law, serving clients in Albany and surrounding southwest Georgia communities. In 2005, Patrick and Charlie Peeler formed Flynn & Peeler. In 2008, Paul Phillips joined the firm to create Flynn, Peeler & Phillips.
Patricks's recent achievements include:
Foodborne Illness: $12,000,000 global settlement arising from multiple clients suffering from foodborne illnesses arising from PCA contaminated peanut butter.
Tractor Trailer collision: $2,500,000 settlement in wrongful death claim arising from semi-truck collision with ambulance.
Apartment Drowning: $2,500,000 settlement arising from near drowning of apartment complex resident.
Tractor Automobile Collision: $2,100,000 settlement involving collision between automobile and farm tractor.
Automobile Collision: $1,500,000 settlement resulting in catastrophic closed head injury, broken ribs, broken shoulder and broken clavicle.
Tractor Trailer Collision: $750,000 settlement involving neck injuries arising from tractor trailer collision.
Automobile Collision: $750,000 confidential settlement involving rear end collision resulting in back injuries.
Automobile Collision: $600,000 confidential settlement for available limits of coverage arising from automobile collision.
Automobile Collision: $500,000 confidential settlement in automobile collision resulting in catastrophic spinal injuries (the settlement was for an amount ten times the available insurance coverage).
Motorcycle Collision: $500,000 confidential settlement in motorcycle wreck resulting in death.
Automobile Collision: $475,000 confidential settlement arising from collision with work truck parked in middle of road.
Tractor Trailer Collision: $425,000 confidential settlement for back injuries sustained in tractor trailer collision.
Drowning Death: $400,000 confidential settlement regarding drowning of high school student in cloudy pool.
Non-Emergency Medical Transport Van: $375,000 confidential settlement arising from personal injuries to disabled patient being transported by non-emergency medical transport van.
Nursing Home Negligence: $375,000 confidential settlement arising from negligence resulting in compression fracture of L1; non displaced spinous fractures T7-T8, rib fractures and multiple bruises over extremities.
Nursing Home Negligence: $362,500 settlement for nursing home negligence resulting in bed sores.
Dog Bite: $300,000 settlement for policy limits arising from dog bite injuries.
Areas Of Practice
- Personal Injury
- Wrongful Death
- Trucking Collisions
- Foodborne Illnesses
- Mass Torts
- Fraud and other Business Litigation
- Alabama, 1998
- Georgia, 2001
- Georgia Court of Appeals
- U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
- Supreme Court of Alabama
- U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama
- U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama
- Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
- J.D. - 1998
- Honors: Finalist, Moot Court Competition
- University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
- B.A. - 1994
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Georgia State Bar
- Georgia Trial Lawyers Association