Patrick Garvey focuses his practice on the defense of toxic torts, as well as premises and product liability matters. Mr. Garvey also has extensive experience in the area of general liability, having defended an international petrochemical company in product and premises liability claims throughout Illinois and Indiana. His clients include commercial as well as residential property owners in cases alleging liability from elevator defects, asbestos and other toxic exposures, fire cause and origin, and slip, trips and falls stemming from snow, ice and defects in pavement and stairs. He has also defended owners and contractors in suits alleging a failure to supervise, maintain and control construction sites, and job-site safety programs.
Mr. Garvey is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Defense Research Institute, in which he is a member of the toxic tort section.