Areas of Practice

Insurance Defense

Insurance Defense is one of the largest areas of civil law and continues to grow each year.  O’Connor & O’Connor endeavors to provide excellent representation to policyholders of insurers in a variety of cases including personal injury, property damage, medical malpractice, automobile negligence, premises liability, bad faith litigation, construction disputes, real estate disputes, coverage disputes, unfair competition, and business torts.  Combining experience, legal knowledge, and technology, our firm upholds the highest standards of legal representation with a focus on excellent client service.

Construction Defects

O’Connor & O’Connor prosecutes and defends all aspects of complex construction litigation ranging from individual residential homes to projects involving thousands of affected units.  O’Connor & O’Connor’s construction law attorneys are experienced in their representation of developers, general contractors, sub-contractors and design professionals in both residential and commercial projects involving construction defects, condominium turnover, contract disputes, payment and bond issues, mechanic’s liens, performance claims and mold issues.  Our lawyers handle cases on both the state and federal court levels. Our firm is a trusted resource for construction defects and construction claims matters.

Civil Litigation Defense

In our comprehensive civil litigation defense practice, O’Connor & O’Connor represents clients throughout the state of Florida in disputes arising from business relationships and personal injury.  We provide counsel to insurance companies, small business professionals, large corporations, medical, retail, non-profit and educational institutions.  Our seasoned trial attorneys frequently assist clients during the earliest stages of potential litigation, presenting reasonable alternatives, including mediation or arbitration.

Government Litigation

O’Connor & O’Connor represents local government entities in tort, statutory and civil rights disputes.  The firm frequently represents city government, county government and public utilities in contested civil disputes.

Transportation Litigation

O’Connor & O’Connor’s defense attorneys have provided counsel in cases relating to many aspects of the transportation industry.  Cases have involved a variety of vehicle components, including brakes, tires, underride protection, ramps, electrical, and fuel and suspension systems, on a wide array of vehicles, including automobiles, trains, buses and motor coaches, tractor-trailers, wreckers, car haulers and waste disposal trucks.  Our firm has the ability to defend in the areas of personal injury, cargo and property loss, and product liability in the transportation sector.

Products Liability

In the area of Product Liability, O’Connor & O’Connor represents manufacturers in product defect claims arising out of negligence, strict liability and breach of warranty.

Commercial Litigation

In matters of commercial litigation, O’Connor & O’Connor has experience in many aspects of state and federal commercial law, including property, contracts, business torts, banking litigation, credit unions and construction.  We represent major companies and banking institutions in commercial litigation matters, as well as small companies and individuals.  We can assist our clients to negotiate and enter into business transactions.

Personal Injury

O’Connor & O’Connor provides legal representation to those who claim to have been injured, physically or psychologically, as a result of others’ actions. Our firm is has many years of experience with tort law encompassing economic and/or non-economic damages to a person’s property, reputation, or rights.  Areas of specialization include work injuries, automobile and other accidents, defective products, medical malpractice, slip and fall accidents, and more.

Wrongful Death

O’Connor & O’Connor provides legal representation to those who claim to suffer wrongful death of a loved one.  In order to sue for wrongful death, it must be proven that the acts or omissions of the defendant were the proximate cause of the decedent’s injuries and death.  Our firm has the ability to support claims in the areas of vehicular accidents, defective products, medical malpractice, toxic exposure and poisoning, and accidents and injuries relating to death.  Our strong familiarity with the laws helps us better understand the standard of proof in the wrongful deaths of our clients’ loved ones.

Professional Liability

O’Connor & O’connor defends a wide array of professionals who have been accused of malpractice, including accountants, attorneys, architects and engineers.  Professional liability claims routinely involve numerous complexities and we believe early investigation and evaluation of claims, including retention of experts to defend these claims is imperative.