PRODUCTS LIABILITY CASE RESULT: against motorcycle helmet manufacturer Suomy due to the tragic and avoidable death of Brian Barrera in Acosta v. Suomy, et al., CA No. 2:14-CV-00455.
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John T. Flood has handled high-stakes, complex litigation for his entire legal career of over 30 years. He focuses his practice on personal injury, products liability, and commercial litigation matters. John has represented thousands of victims throughout Texas and across the United States. In addition to his legal accolades and professional involvement, John is a proud and active member of the Corpus Christi community.
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Consumers interact with an infinite number of products on a daily basis in every aspect of their lives, including at work and at home. When considering the role even the simplest product like a toothbrush plays in a...Read More
Safety features such as airbags are designed to minimize the impact and severity of a collision for those inside the vehicle; however, what happens when these safety devices become dangerous themselves? Unfortunately,...Read More
Defective Door Latches
It might sound comical to discuss the intention of a door latch. While it sounds simple, door latches are crucial structural features for motor vehicles. Door latches are intended to safely and securely fasten a door to...Read More
Drivers trust that their tires will safely transport them every time they get behind the wheel. Tires are crucial component parts of a motor vehicle; and, when manufactured correctly, drivers can trust they will not...Read More
In the late 1960s, car safety features began to include head restraints or headrests to reduce head and neck injuries during motor vehicle accidents. Unfortunately, however, defective headrests can become not just...Read More
Car seats are designed with more than passenger comfort in mind; seats are manufactured with a reaction-based system that when functioning properly, provides support and keeps a passenger upright in the event of an...Read More
Defective Seat Belts
In addition to providing protection in the event of an accident, seat belts can also aid in protection against other vehicle safety features such as airbags; when vehicle occupants are not wearing seat belts, airbags...Read More
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), while rollovers only account for 2.1% of all reported accidents, they result in 35% of all accident-related fatalities annually. Due to the...Read More
Defective Car Seats
When child safety seats fail due to design flaws or manufacturing defects, children’s lives are put at risk and parents’ trust is betrayed. No parent should have to gamble on their child’s safety because car seat...Read More
Gas Tank Explosion
It may sound like a scene from an action movie, but a gas tank explosion is a common occurrence that alters the lives of drivers and passengers every year across the country. Causes of Gas Tank Fires The importance of...Read More
A workplace accident is an incident that occurs on the job resulting in an injury or other adverse health condition. When companies lack proper safety equipment and fail to implement routine inspections and safety...Read More
Unfortunately, it is a reality that innocent victims are killed due to the negligence and recklessness of others. While nothing can replace a loved one, wrongful death claims can help ease financial burdens during times...Read More
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Texas’ 30 major refineries can produce upwards of 5.8 million barrels of crude oil daily, which accounts for 31% of the nation’s entire refining capabilities....Read More
Premises liability refers a body of law governing the responsibility of a property owner for injuries that occur due to unsafe conditions on his or her property, such as a customer slipping and falling due to wet...Read More
According to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), between 2013 and 2017, 489 workers lost their lives on the job due to oilfield accidents. While statistics like this show the risks involved with...Read More
Due to the nature of most industrial jobs – such as manufacturing, fabrication, and construction – workers are often required to use heavy machinery, high-powered equipment, and dangerous chemicals daily. Causes of...Read More
From carrying produce to grocery stores to shipments to retailers and more, the trucking industry is an integral part of our nation’s economy. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the trucking...Read More
Simply put, travel by motor vehicle is not slowing down any time soon in the Lone Star State. With hundreds of thousands of miles of roads to cover, Texans experience some of the highest rates of motor vehicle accidents...Read More
Motorcyclists are among the most vulnerable on roads and highways, second only to pedestrians and bicyclists. The Insurance Information Institution reported 5,172 in motorcycle accidents in 2017. This tragic statistic...Read More
Auto Pedestrian Accidents
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported 6,283 pedestrians were killed in auto pedestrian-related accidents in 2018 alone, with more pedestrian deaths than any year since 1990. A pedestrian is...Read More
Because of their high-powered design, ATVs can inflict catastrophic injuries if involved in a crash. According to data reported by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), ATV accidents caused an estimated 93,800...Read More
Transportation by bus can connect communities and cities across Texas, where access to public transportation options such as subways and trains is limited or nonexistent. While the benefits of public transportation are...Read More
For consumers, rideshare options like Lyft and Uber are an answer to practicing safe driving while still enjoying everyday life; however, recent data suggests rideshare programs have quickly become a source of serious...Read More
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 23,551 rollover accidents occurred in 2017. Of those, 7,170 vehicle occupants were killed, yielding a 30% fatality rate for those...Read More
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Meet John T. Flood
In courtrooms throughout Texas and elsewhere, John Flood has battled with giant corporations who have wronged his clients. Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, John has won record-setting jury verdicts and achieved excellent settlements for his clients in wrongful death claims, product liability cases, complex commercial disputes, trucking crashes, and industrial accidents.LEARN MORE
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