Brock is engaged exclusively in the trial of civil cases and has been certified as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He has over 25 years of trial and litigation experience in both state and federal courts. He has also tried cases before administrative agencies such as the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities and has argued appeals before Connecticut’s Appellate and Supreme Courts.
Brock routinely defends physicians, nurses and hospitals against significant medical malpractice, wrongful death and personal injury claims. He also represents healthcare providers in professional disciplinary proceedings.
Brock routinely represents major Connecticut hospitals and universities in the defense of wrongful termination and discrimination claims and defends security officers at these hospitals and universities against claims for excessive use of force.
In addition to Brock’s extensive experience representing healthcare institutions and universities, he represents a national transportation system and elevator company in all matters in Connecticut courts.
Brock’s principal areas of practice are professional liability, including medical and legal malpractice, employment, trucking, personal injury and commercial litigation. He is also active as a mediator and arbitrator in private dispute resolutions. Brock has taught trial practice as an adjunct professor and presented seminars to Connecticut lawyers on trial practice.
Brock graduated Cum Laude from Quinnipiac University where he served as the Managing Editor of the Law Review and received the distinguished achievement award for his accomplishments in Trial Practice and Advanced Civil Procedure.
Brock is an active member of his community and volunteers for the Milford Little League where he coaches all of his children.
Prior to joining Carmody, Brock was a partner at Donahue, Durham & Noonan from 2001.
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
New Haven County Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Transportation Lawyers Association
Professional Liability Defense Federation
Connecticut Super Lawyers, 2008 to the present
Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America
Top 100 Trial Lawyer, National Trial Lawyers
Top 25 Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers
Top 10 Attorney, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in the State of Connecticut, American Society of Legal Advocates
Top 1%, National League of Renowned Attorneys
Ten Best for Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
Invitation to Nations Top 1% from the National Association of Distinguished Counsel
Invitation to Ten Best Attorneys for personal injury law in the State of Connecticut, American Institute of Personal Injury Lawyers
Invitation to Premier Trial Attorney, American Academy of Trial Attorneys
Invitation to Top 10 Truck Trial Lawyers in the State of Connecticut, Trucking Trial Lawyers Association
Invitation to Top 25 Products Liability Trial Lawyer, Products Liability Trial Lawyers Association
Invitation to Top Ranking Attorneys for personal injury law, American Association of Attorney Advocates
Invitation to Top Tier Lawyers, American Trial Academy
Martindale-Hubbell AV rating
Defended a major Connecticut hospital against a claim brought by a patient who claimed he suffered paralysis after spinal surgery.
Defended several claims against both a major Connecticut hospital and university wherein the patients’ family members claimed that healthcare providers failed to appreciate signs and symptoms of suicidal ideation prior to patients’ suicide.
Defended a major university in the United States District Court against a claim by a former employee who alleged she was terminated because of her gender. Jury verdict for the defense.
Defended a major university in the Connecticut Superior Court in a claim by a former employee who alleged she was terminated because of her race and gender. Trial ended with a jury verdict for the defense.
Defended a major university in the Connecticut Superior Court in a claim by a former employee who alleged he was terminated because of his religious beliefs. Trial ended with a verdict for the defense.
Represented a major Connecticut medical center in a medical malpractice lawsuit involving 127 plaintiffs who claim to have been injured as a result of a nurse diverting pain medication for her own use and refilling the medication vials with salt solution thereby depriving patients of the analgesic medication needed during their invitro fertilization procedures.
Obtained a $1.6 Million settlement for the driver of a vehicle who was injured in a motor vehicle accident with a tractor trailer on Interstate 95.
In a case of first impression, successfully argued that certain hospital documents were privileged and confidential under the Patient Safety Work Product Privilege.
Defended the security officers of a major Connecticut hospital in connection with claims for assault, battery and excessive use of force.