Timothy B. O’Connor

“Behind each claim is a client. Whether a claim is large or small, simple or complex, it must be handled with skill and attention to detail. I am committed to taking the necessary action to represent our clients’ interests and to advocate, both in and out of the courtroom, on their behalf.”

Tim has extensive litigation experience with both complex and routine tort motor vehicle actions, including general negligence, uninsured and under-insured motorist claims, and property damage subrogation. He has defended litigation involving pedestrians, motorcycle, busses and boats, many of which involve catastrophic injuries or traumatic brain injuries. Tim’s clients include both commercial carriers and personal automobile owners.

He also offers substantial experience with dram shop and alcohol impairment-related lawsuits. He has represented bars, restaurants and social hosts in claims involving statutory and common law negligent over-service of alcohol. He regularly handles issues involving industry standards of care governing employee training and supervision.

In the area of products liability, Tim has handled matters involving design defects, manufacturing defects, and informational/warnings defects. Tim has litigated matters involving tire failures, pool equipment malfunctions, and negligent food preparation and service. Tim has represented manufacturers and distributors with both defending claims and securing indemnity.

Tim also has significant experience in the area of premises liability, including slip/trip and fall litigation, negligent security claims, assault & battery, shootings and excessive force by security personnel. He is intimately familiar with lighting and human factors issues.

His wide-ranging litigation experience includes toxic mold exposure, negligent roadway design, libel and slander, and negligent entrustment. Tim has represented both general contractors and subcontractors in construction site accidents and contractual indemnity claims.

Personal. When not in the office or courtroom, Tim enjoys spending time with his family in swimming, biking and snowboarding.