Practice Areas

The Flood Law Firm is dedicated to helping the victims of negligence. Listed below is a sampling of the most common types of cases we handle. We understand that you may be dealing with a complex situation and your case might not fit into one of these categories. If you have questions about a type of case that isn’t discussed here, call us for a free consultation. We have experience handling a wide variety of different types of cases where people have suffered physical and/or financial losses.

Connecticut Car Accident

Vehicle Collision and Accident Attorneys in Connecticut It’s not surprising to learn that most car accidents can be prevented. Whether they be head-on collisions or side-impact wrecks, crashes often occur due to distractions, speeding or texting while driving. Each of these are actions that can be easily avoided by drivers.…

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Connecticut Car Accident Statistics

Car accident statistics are a stark reminder that no matter how safe we attempt to be, there is always the chance that a reckless individual will drive irresponsibly and cause a collision that can seriously impact our lives. In 2015, the death toll in Connecticut from motor vehicle accidents increased…

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Wrongful Death

Wrongful death occurs when a death is a result of a negligent act of another person or persons. In these cases, the loss of a loved one is worsened by the knowledge that this should not have happened. Dependents or beneficiaries of the victim may be entitled to compensation by…

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Dog Attacks/Dog Bites

Dogs are, by far, the animals responsible for the most attacks against humans. Sadly, the victims of dog bites are commonly children. Children make up half of the estimated 4.5 million dog bites each year. Dog bite cases are complex. An investigation must be performed to determine if the dog…

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Tractor Trailer/Truck Accidents

Truck accidents are different from those involving ordinary passenger cars. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), 3,660 people lost their lives in truck accidents in 2014. 68% of those victims were the occupants of passenger cars. A crash involving a large truck is responsible for a death…

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Motorcycle Accidents

More often than not, motorcycle accidents are caused by inattentive motorists. Motorists who don’t operate their car with the same awareness of a motorcyclist, and the results can be tragic. We understand the grief and anger when an accident is not your fault as a motorcyclist, and if you are…

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Pedestrian Accidents

In 2014, Connecticut ranked as the 27th worst state for pedestrian safety. New Haven, Hartford, and Fairfield were listed as the top three counties for pedestrian deaths. While alcohol and excessive speed has always played a factor in the dangers of being hit by a car, the rise of technology…

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Premises Liability

The Flood Law Firm handles premises liability cases throughout Connecticut. These cases involve falls or other accidents that can occur practically anywhere – from restaurants and stores to sidewalks or stairways. Regardless of the location, a property owner has a legal responsibility to maintain a safe environment for invited visitors…

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Catastrophic Injury

What’s a catastrophic injury? A catastrophic injury is typically one that causes injuries so severe that the victim’s life is forever changed. These victims typically cannot work due to what has happened. They may require a lifetime of medical and personal care. Some are not capable of caring for themselves.…

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Traumatic Brain Injury

As science and medicine advance, we are learning that the brain is more fragile than we ever thought. We better understand the lasting impact that even seemingly minor trauma can have in the long run. We hear a lot about concussions on football fields. But concussions and other brain injuries…

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Bicycle Accidents

Bicycle accidents have been on the rise by 30% over the past five years, according to Public Health Reports. Technology, including the illegal act of texting and driving has attributed to this increase. The bicycle has transformed from a simple mode of transportation to a symbol of freedom and social…

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Medical Malpractice

We place an enormous level of trust in our doctors, and they are the ones we turn to when our lives and our livelihoods hang in the balance during a medical emergency. All it takes is one careless error on their part, and our lives can be changed forever. To…

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Defective Pharmaceuticals and Medications

The prescription drug industry is worth hundreds of billions of dollars and is tremendously lucrative for drug companies. While all drugs must be approved by the Food and Drug Administration before they arrive on pharmacy shelves, we still routinely learn about the harm caused by certain prescription drugs. Birth defects.…

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Nursing Home Abuse and Negligence

Those of us with relatives in nursing homes want to think that the facility is helping our loved ones, keeping them safe and doing what they can to improve their quality of life. It’s shocking to learn that sometimes that’s far from the truth. Whether it’s neglect due to poor…

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Negligent Security Claims

There are safety standards established by negligent security law to protect individuals against unreasonable risk of harm. Personal injury as a result of negligent security falls under the liability of the landowner. A landowner must exercise reasonable care to protect against criminal conduct. The duty of “reasonable foreseeability” of a…

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Burn Injury

Severe burns are among the most painful injuries a person can suffer. Even if a full recovery is possible, there are often visual reminders for the rest of life in the form of scarred skin. Victims of burn injuries in Connecticut need to know that they are entitled to seek…

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Construction Accidents

There is an elevated level of danger associated with construction work, and that makes it essential to follow safety regulations. Ignoring proper precautions or violating protocols can lead to serious injury or death. However, accidents occur every day on job sites. If you have suffered an on-the-job injury, a construction…

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Accidental Shootings

Guns cause thousands of catastrophic injuries and deaths every year. Firearms kept in homes are 22 times more likely to be involved in an accidental shooting than to be used for self-defense. It is estimated that 31 percent of accidental deaths caused by guns may have been prevented by the…

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Boating Accidents

Thousands of boating accidents occur each year, resulting in millions of dollars in property damage, serious injuries and fatalities. There have been 234 boating accidents reported over the past five years in Connecticut alone. This includes accidents involving motorboats, personal watercraft, canoes, kayaks and pontoons. Nationwide data from 2013 accounted…

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Connecticut Personal Injury Attorneys

If this is your first time faced with a personal injury claim, you are not alone. Accidents can be sudden, severely painful, and incredibly frustrating when they are caused by another person’s carelessness. What to do immediately after an accident or in the next few days may be confusing. Do…

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