Mr. Kerrigan defends clients against personal injury claims, including certified class actions and cases involving catastrophic events such as industrial explosions and accidents; toxic exposure claims; product defect allegations; and aviation, trucking, and other transportation-related litigation.
Among Mr. Kerrigan’s many cases in defending professionals against claims for damages are several claims involving insurance brokers in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. In one case, he obtained dismissal of an insurance broker in litigation with claims exceeding 18 million dollars, proving that the broker placed proper coverage.
One of his most notable cases was representing Pan American Airlines and the United States Government as lead trial counsel in the defense of an airline accident just outside of New Orleans, Louisiana where over 200 lawsuits were involved.
After graduating college, Mr. Kerrigan completed basic Officer, Airborne & Ranger training in the United States Army, Infantry, retiring as a Captain in 1966.
When not defending his clients, Mr. Kerrigan enjoys time with his family, friends and on the golf course.