Deutsch Kerrigan LLP
Robert Kerrigan gives careful consideration and personal attention to his clients and their problems. After an exhaustive review of case materials, he counsels clients to set forth a plan of action in order to get to a resolution point in a case.
He defends personal injury claims, including certified class actions and cases involving catastrophic events. He has experience defending cases involving industrial explosions and accidents, toxic exposure claims, product defect allegations, and aviation, trucking, and other transportation-related litigation.
Among his 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.
Dating back to the 1980s, Bob achieved one of his most notable verdicts 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, he completed basic Officer, Airborne & Ranger training in the United States Army, Infantry, retiring as a Captain in 1973.
When not defending his clients, Mr. Kerrigan enjoys time with his family, friends, hunting and on the golf course.