Houston Best Personal Injury Attorney

Patrick Daniel

Patrick Daniel is the founder and principal of Patrick Daniel Law, based in Houston, Texas. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Mississippi at Oxford and received his Juris Doctor from Mississippi College School of Law, where he graduated with cum laude honors in 2001. Patrick’s honors and awards include being recognized in Louisiana Super Lawyers – Rising Stars 2012 as well as Louisiana Lawyers – Top 40 Under 40. He is an active member of the Texas State and Louisiana State Bar as well as various other professional organizations.

Educational Background

  • University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, B.B.A. in International Business, 1998
    • Chancellor’s Honor Roll & Dean’s Honor Roll
  • Mississippi College Law Review, Mississippi College School of Law
    • GPA: 3.38, Cum Laude
    • Top 10% of Class
    • Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush Award
    • Chairman, Mississippi College Moot Court Board
    • Associate Editor Mississippi College Law Review
    • The only law student to hold offices on Law Review and Moot Court Board simultaneously.
    • Moot Court Scholarship
    • Dean’s Academic Scholarship
    • Dean’s Academic Stipend

Honors and Awards

  • American Institute of Legal Counsel 2019 Top 10 Best Attorneys and Firms
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys Top 10 Best Attorneys 2019
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys Top 10 Best Personal Injury Law Attorney 2019
  • American Institute of Trial Lawyers 2019 Litigator of the Year
  • American Jurisprudence Award for Civil Law Obligations
  • American Jurisprudence Award Secured Transactions
  • American Jurisprudence Award Trial Practice
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals 2019 – Top 5%
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals 2018 – Top 5%
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals 2017 – Top 10%
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals 2016 – Top 10%
  • American Registry Top Lawyers in America
  • Association of American Trial Lawyers Top 100 of 2018 Award recognizing excellence in personal injury law
  • Lawyers of Distinction 2019 Award recognizing excellence in personal injury law
  • Louisiana Super Lawyer
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 10 Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
  • Recognized by Martindale Hubbell, 2019 Notable Attorney
  • Recognized by Martindale Hubbell, 2018 Notable Attorney
  • Recognized by Martindale Hubbell, 2017 Notable Attorney
  • Recognized by Martindale Hubbell, 2016 Notable Attorney
  • Recognized by Martindale Hubbell, 2016 15th Anniversary
  • Recognized by Martindale Hubbell, 2015 Peer Review Rated Attorney
  • Recognized by Martindale Hubbell, 2014 Peer Review Rated Attorney
  • 2019 Top 100 Registry-Featured Member

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • 2019 Achievements:
    • Confidential Settlement for rollover of side by side off-road vehicle resulting in catastrophic brain and spine injury
    • Settlement $100 million business dispute following wrongful shareholder termination
    • Settlement insurance bad faith claim for $4.8 property asset 
  • 2018 Achievements:
    • 2.8 million brain injury/ jones
    • 2.9 million
    • 1.7 million product design failure
    • 1.65 million hospital bed failure
    • 1.7 million brain injury
  • Top Verdicts:
    • $25,000,000: product defect resulting in involving burns and burn encephalopathy, top 5 largest verdicts on the country, pre-trial offer of $400,000
    • $2,890,000: premises negligence case involving complex regional pain syndrome, pre-trial offer of $40,000
    • $2,900,000: general negligence during mock war games resulting in neck surgery, largest single Plaintiff verdict in parish history, pre-trial offer of $0.00
    • $5,450,000: intentional attack on co-worker resulting in brain injury, defendant paid $400,000 above insurance policy limits
    • Amount Confidential: consumer class action settlement involving cell phone rounding up and over-billing
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