(1945 - 2007)
Dan Cullan, M.D., J.D. died on May 11, 2009 at the age of 61. He was a nationally renowned physician and trial lawyer who was a tireless advocate for the most vulnerable members of our society. He was the Co-founder of the American Association for Justice's Birth Trauma Litigation Group; a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates; past president of the American College of Legal Medicine and member of the Law Dragon 500. He also taught Preventive Medicine at Creighton University School of Medicine. Most importantly he was a relentless advocate for children. He dedicated his life to helping children who were injured by medical negligence and dangerous products. Dan Cullan was one of the first lawyers to advocate that manufacturers place child protective caps on poisonous products. His work has been instrumental in saving, preserving and enhancing hundreds of thousands of lives.