Patrick WilsonAssociate Attorney
Patrick “Pat” Wilson is an experienced trial lawyer who specializes in disability insurance claims at Dabdoub Law Firm. Patrick was born and raised in Miami, Florida and is a first-generation attorney.
Why Disability Law?
Since becoming an attorney, Patrick has always used his law degree to help those in need. After law school, Patrick worked as an Assistant Public Defender representing indigent clients who were not able to afford legal help.
Patrick realized how large and powerful entities can crush people who cannot standup by themselves for their rights. Because of his experience helping people, Patrick has chosen to commit his legal career to representing people with disability insurance claims against large insurance companies.
Trial Experience & Background
Before joining the team of disability insurance attorneys at Dabdoub Law Firm, Patrick tried nearly 70 jury trials ranging from simple misdemeanors to felony charges where the punishment was life in prison. He consistently obtained not-guilty verdicts for clients who seemed to be facing impossible odds.
Patrick also took and defended hundreds of depositions and litigated dozens of evidentiary motions. Because of his experience, Patrick was a training attorney who taught new lawyers. He also gave continuing legal education presentations to other lawyers on jury selection, cross examination, and forensic sciences.
Disability Insurance Attorney
At Dabdoub Law Firm, Patrick fights every day for those who have been denied their disability benefits by insurance companies. His significant litigation skills and experience hold insurance companies accountable for not honoring disability insurance policies.
Patrick’s law practice is focused exclusively on long-term disability claims governed by ERISA and individual disability insurance claims under private disability insurance policies. He represents clients from all walks of life who can no longer work because of sickness or injury. He also represents physicians from all medical specialties, including surgeons, with what are commonly referred to as own occupation disability insurance.
Patrick handles disability claims at every stage of the claim process as well as litigating disability lawsuits in state and federal courts. He can help with:
- Submitting the initial claim;
- Appealing a denied claim;
- Litigating disability lawsuits; and
- Negotiating lump-sum settlements.
Patrick helps clients with disability claims with all insurance companies, including:
Patrick attended undergraduate at the University of Florida. He obtained his law degree from the University of Miami where he graduated a semester early with cum laude honors. While in law school, he was a member of the Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board and received the John F. Evans Memorial Scholarship for outstanding performance in the litigation skills program.