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Farroll, Dan W.

Office: Edwardsville
Phone: 618-307-1123
Email: dfarroll@heplerbroom.com
Licenses: IL/MO

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Practice Description:
Mr. Farroll focuses his practice on healthcare defense litigation and regulatory matters, including:

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Liability
  • Insurance Broker E&O Liability
  • General Liability
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage

Bar Admissions:
Illinois
Missouri

Law School:
Southern Illinois University School of Law, J.D. 1992

Law School Honors/Involvement:
Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Team (1991, 1992 Captain)
1992 Dillard Award (Second Best Brief in the World): Contributing Author
Order of the Barristers (1992)
Southern Illinois University Law Journal (1990-1992)

Undergraduate School:
College of St. Thomas, B.A. (Chemistry), 1988

Awards, Honors, Distinctions:
Leading Lawyers Network (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
Amicus Briefs

  • Vincent v. Alden-Park Strathmoor, Inc., Docket No. 110406 (2011)
    (Successfully argued Illinois Nursing home Care Act does not support punitive damages)
  • Bagent v. Blessing Hospital Corporation, Docket No. 102430 (2007)
    (Successfully argued Hospital was not vicariously liable for employee's unauthorized disclosure of private patient information in an after-hours conversation with an acquaintance in a bar)
  • Cookson v. Price, Docket No. 109321 (2010)
    (Court accepted and then declined review of requirements for health care professional report under 735 ILCS 5/2-622 due to subsequent decision of the court that voided the version of statute under review)

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
   Co-Chair: Medical Malpractice Committee
Illinois Health Care Association: Legal Committee
Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
St. Louis Area Health Lawyer’s Association
Defense Research Institute
   Medical Malpractice Committee
   Long Term Care Subcommittee

Published Legal Writings:
Author: Is the Third Time a Charm? Has the Legislature Formulated Damages Caps that Survive Constitutional Scrutiny, IDC Quarterly (Fall 2005)

Legal Lectures:
Nursing Home & Assisted Living Facility Litigation, "Common Defense Theories," Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education (February, 2015) Chicago, Illinois, and Collinsville, Illinois

Medicare for Claims Adjusters, St. Louis Area Claims Adjusters, (February 2010), St. Louis, MO.

Medicare, Medicaid and the SCHIP Extension Act of 2007, (February 2010) HeplerBroom University, Edwardsville, IL.

Medicare, Medicaid and the SCHIP Extension Act of 2007, (December 2009) Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, Chicago, IL.

Medicare: Avoiding Post-Judgment and Post Settlement Litigation, (September 2009) HeplerBroom University, Edwardsville, IL.

Panelist: Cross Examination of Expert Witnesses (May 2009) Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis: Bench and Bar Conference, French Lick, IN.

Insurance Broker E&O Liability: Examination of Duty and Case Studies, (May 2009) Utica Mutual Insurance Company, Utica, NY.

An Update in E-Discovery (March 2009) Trial Tactics Seminar, Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, Chicago, IL.

Nursing Home Care Claims: How You Can Help Yourself (August 2008) Long Term Care Directors of Nursing of the Metro East, Fairview Heights, IL.

HIPAA: A Primer for Defense Lawyers (February 2008) HeplerBroom University, Edwardsville, IL.

Ethics, Conflicts of Interest and the Tripartite Relationship (June/April 2007) HeplerBroom University, Edwardsville, IL.

An Overview in E-Discovery (March 2007) Trial Tactics Seminar, Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, Chicago, IL.

Discovery of Documents and Electronically Stored Information, (February 2007) HeplerBroom University, Edwardsville, IL.

E-Discovery, An Examination of Illinois Rules, (January 2007) Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel (Chicago, IL).

Litigation Avoidance (November 2006), Illinois Association of Nursing Home Administrators: Annual Convention, Springfield, IL.

Top Ten Litigation Errors (February 2006) Missouri Association of Nursing Home Administrators: Annual Convention, Overland Park, MO.

Defense of Medical Bills after Arthur v. Catour, 833 N.E.2d 847 (Ill. 2005) (February 2006) HeplerBroom University, Edwardsville, IL.

HIPAA: A Primer for Defense Lawyers (February 2005) HeplerBroom University, Edwardsville, IL.

Defense of Medical Bills and Collateral Source Rule (July/August 2004) HeplerBroom University, Edwardsville, IL.

 Daniel Farroll

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