What you write may depend on whether you’ve already been in an accident or not, but just write down three actions. We could have simply presented the medical reports and bills, along with the extra expenses involved in keeping the farm running, but because we really knew Earl and how much working on the farm meant to him, we were able to add a whole additional dimension to his claim. A limit of $25,000 may seem like a lot, but with a serious injury, you could have medical bills in excess of $25,000 within days.Read More
Massachusetts Accident Injury Claim
All auto accidents will inflict damage to you and your car. The amount of money needed to repair those damages depends on the gravity of the accident itself. If you are not responsible for the situation, you surely don’t want to be left with all the financial liability. To avoid this from happening you should think about hiring an accident injury attorney.
Having a legal representative has its advantages. He will help you to fill a personal injury claim and survey through all the legal aspects of the process. You may try to get compensation by yourself but is better to have a specialist by your side. If you check out our article about car accidents, you will find some reasons why hiring a car crash attorney is a wise decision.
If the accident is serious, it will be accompanied by severe consequences. This has a high impact on victim's life. Try to find retribution without the help of an expert could be impossible. In the best case, you will get just a little fraction of want you deserve.
Regardless of the severity of the accident, and therefore your injury claim, a lawyer will help you through all the process. Car accident lawyers with vast experience in personal injury claims and calculations know how to get the best deal possible for you.
If you have been involved in a car accident, you should get into contact with the best lawyer available. Car crashes can prevent you from working or leave you with permanent disability and injuries that require medical attention. Your accident lawyer should be able to get the maximum amount of money as compensation for these problems.
Personal Injury Claim in Massachusetts
When you get injured by another person’s fault, you are entitled to compensation. This is known as a personal injury claim and it comprehends everything from traumatic injuries to simple bruises. You can make the claim all by yourself but is better if you have the help of a professional injury lawyer. He will protect your interest and he will do whatever it takes to maximize the amount of money you receive in compensation so all your expenses are covered.
Accidents can happen in any place at any time. They could be as simple as a slip and fall in a supermarket or as serious as a car crash. The severity of your injuries will be tied to the gravity of the accident. Anyway, before thinking about filling up the claim, you have to be able to prove that the injuries were caused by another person's negligence. It is the job of your injury attorney to prove it and to evaluate the legality of your claim.
Personal injury laws guarantees you monetary compensation for all the expenses related to the treatment of your injuries. In addition, having an attorney with the right experience will allow you to level the play in any negotiation. He will take care of all the paperwork and will represent you in all the steps of the process.
If you are thinking to hire a professional to take your case, you should hire the best personal injury attorney available in your area. Get a free consultation today with our team of experts either by calling (855) 906-2966 or fill up a quick form to let us call you.
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Top Lawyers Serving Massachusetts
- Andrea Marino Landry
- Marianne C. LeBlanc
- Peter V. Bellotti
- Donna R. Corcoran
- Stephen M. Zolotas
- Chester L. Tennyson, Jr.
- James A. Swartz
- Michael B. Walsh
- Timothy C. Kelleher III
- John J. Morrissey
- Jeffrey Raphaelson
- R. Jason Resmini
Andrea Marino Landry
Andrea Marino Landry is a partner at Thornton Law Firm LLP. She joined the firm as an associate in 2005 after previously clerking at the firm.During her time at Thornton Law Firm, Ms. Landry has successfully represented clients in a variety of the firms practice areas, including personal injury litigation, products liability litigation, victims of exposure to asbestos, victims of toxic exposures, including children of workers born with birth defects, and consumer class actions. She represents clients throughout Massachusetts and nationally.Ms. Landry is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross (B.A. summa cum laude, 2002) and Boston College Law School (J.D. cum laude, 2005). She was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 2005 and the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts in 2006.Ms. Landry is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and American Association for Justice. She is a member of the board of the Holy Cross Lawyers Association.
Marianne C. LeBlanc
Marianne C. LeBlanc, is a principal attorney at Sugarman and Sugarman, P.C. concentrating her practice on serious personal injury litigation, including premises liability, medical malpractice, liquor liability, nursing home liability and other complex cases. With an extensive background handling trials, Ms. LeBlanc is recognized as a leader in Boston for her proven record of success. She is committed to providing sound counsel, zealous advocacy and in making a difference for her clients and the community.Representative casework includes the recovery of significant settlements in medical malpractice cases involving obstetrics, misread mammograms, liver transplant and wrongful death, laparoscopic surgery injury, failure to diagnose and hearing loss of a newborn. In addition to her successful record in medical malpractice, she also handles a wide range of complex injury cases, and is prepared to take on any negligent individual or entity responsible for injury or wrongful death.As a dedicated member of her professional community, Marianne is a member and leader of professional organizations.In addition to her practice, Marianne has provided leadership to a wide variety of legal, civic and community organizations. She currently serves as the Massachusetts State Delegate to the American Association for Justice (AAJ), as Chair of the Norfolk Superior Court Bench-Bar Committee, and on the Boards of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and the Womens Bar Foundation. She is a past chair of the AAJ Women Trial Lawyers Caucus, and is a past President of the Womens Bar Association of Massachusetts and the Womens Bar Foundation of Massachusetts. She is also a past Chair of the Civil Litigation Section of the Massachusetts Bar Association. Marianne frequently lectures on continuing legal education programs for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE, the Massachusetts Bar Association, and other professional organizations. Ms. LeBlanc has been selected for inclusion in the prestigious Best Lawyers in America for many years and has been named as one of the Top 100 Massachusetts Top Lawyers and one of the Top 50 Women New England Top Lawyers.
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Peter V. Bellotti
Attorney Peter V. Bellotti is the managing partner with the Bellotti Law Group, P.C. which has three total law offices across the Greater Boston, Massachusetts, metropolitan region. Serving clients throughout Norfolk, Suffolk and Middlesex counties and all of the surrounding areas, Mr. Bellotti devotes his practice to advocating on behalf of innocent accident victims and their families who suffered an injury or loss as the result of someone elses negligence or wrongdoing.A former special assistant district attorney with Middlesex County, Mr. Bellotti has successfully prosecuted hundreds of cases in state, superior, district and appellate courts, perfecting his trial skills and earning a reputation as a tenacious trial attorney and formidable opponent in court. These attributes serve him well as he fights hard to protect the rights and entitlements of his plaintiff clients during all litigation involving their serious personal injury and wrongful death claims.For more than 15 years now, Mr. Bellotti has achieved unprecedented success advocating on behalf of the injured and disabled, securing millions of dollars in settlements and awards for those he has served. In addition to his private practice, he has served as attorney for the Public Protection Bureau and the Medical Malpractice Tribunal as well as a mediator for the Middlesex Superior Court.His extensive knowledge of the law has led to become a recognized leader in his field, and he routinely offers in-depth legal commentary for various televised and radio news outlets, including Good Morning America, FOX News and WBZs Paul Sullivan Show. He also serves as adjunct legal professor of constitutional law at Curry College, and he has written extensively and conducted lectures across his region on a variety of legal topics.A 1978 graduate of Connecticut College, Mr. Bellotti obtained his Juris Doctor from New England School of Law in 1984. The Massachusetts Bar Association admitted him to practice the following year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
Donna R. Corcoran
Donna R. Corcoran is a trial lawyer and partner at Jones Kelleher. Her practice focuses on medical malpractice, catastrophic personal injury, premises liability and product liability.Donna received her B.A. degree (magna cum laude) from Stonehill College in 1974. She graduated from Suffolk University Law School (cum laude) in 1985.Selected as among the top 5% of practicing attorneys in Massachusetts and New England, Donna has been featured in the Massachusetts and New England Top Lawyers publications and recognized in Boston magazine. Donna has also been named by Top Lawyers Magazine as one of the top 50 female attorneys in Massachusetts and New England since 2010.Donna is admitted to practice in Massachusetts state and federal courts. She is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, American Association for Justice, and the Womens Bar Association.Donna lives in Lincoln, Massachusetts with her husband and two children. She has served on the boards of non-profit educational organizations.
Stephen M. Zolotas
The founder of his eponymous law firm, Stephen M. Zolotas provides a variety of services for clients throughout Essex, Middlesex and Suffolk counties in Massachusetts. From an office in Salem, he divides his practice among personal injury and wrongful death litigation, driving under the influence and other criminal defense matters, landlord-tenant disputes, divorce, construction law, and breach of contract and other types of general civil litigation. Mr. Zolotas is admitted to practice before all Massachusetts state courts.In his personal injury and wrongful death practice, Mr. Zolotas advises and counsels clients who have suffered economic and noneconomic harm as a result of the negligence or recklessness of other people or entities. He handles incidents involving construction site accidents, truck and other motor vehicle crashes, premises liability, and defective products. Mr. Zolotas has obtained sizable settlements and jury verdicts on behalf of his plaintiff clients. His landlord-tenant experience encompasses evictions, lease disputes, and matters involving security deposits and alleged breaches of the implied warranty of habitability. Other civil litigation he has handled includes deceptive trade practices and unjust enrichment.Mr. Zolotas attended the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, and received a bachelors degree in political science in 2006. His legal education came at what was then known as the New England College of Law, and he served on the New England Journal of International and Comparative Law and clerked for an area law firm before being awarded his law degree in 2009.
Chester L. Tennyson, Jr.
An attorney at Tennyson Law Firm, Chester L. Tennyson Jr. has over four decades of experience listening to and helping the people of Massachusetts in legal issues related to personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability and civil rights. Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Civil Trial Advocate, he is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and was also named one of The National Trial Lawyers Association: Top 100.Mr. Tennyson graduated cum laude in 1977 from Suffolk University Law School, obtaining his Juris Doctor. Prior to attending law school, he earned an undergraduate degree at the University of Massachusetts. In 2017, the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys gave him the Presidents Award, and he was a previous member of the board of the organization.After losing his mother to cancer when he was a teenager from what he believes was poor medical care, he chose to focus his law practice on medical malpractice. He also handles cases of car and truck crashes, construction site injuries, premises liability and gun distributor liability. Mr. Tennyson takes a unique approach to every case because he knows every situation is different, and clients have needs specific to their injury and their recovery.Known for his hard work and low-key cross-examination approach, Mr. Tennyson is committed to getting clients the compensation they need. He is a member of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and the American Association for Justices Nursing Home Litigation Group, Medical Negligence Litigation Group and Birth Trauma Litigation Group.
James A. Swartz
As the Principal and Managing attorney at Swartz & Swartz, P.C. James Swartz has built a reputation as one of the nations most respected trial attorneys for personal injury cases. Serving Massachusetts as well as the New England states and nationwide, Mr. Swartz is committed to consumer advocacy. His dedication and experience have resulted in numerous million-dollar and multimillion-dollar successes for his clients. Mr. Swartz focuses his practice on negligence, torts, products liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death and catastrophic injuries.Mr. Swartz graduated cum laude from Tufts University in Massachusetts in 1987, where he received his Bachelor of Arts. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. in 1990. During his time at Georgetown, he was executive editor of The Tax Lawyer from 1989 to 1990. He is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.As a member of the American Association for Justice since 2008, Mr. Swartz was selected as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in Massachusetts. Additionally, his peers have given him the highest possible rating of AV-Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell.Demonstrating an extensive knowledge and passion for consumer rights, Mr. Swartz has spoken to consumer groups, school communities and educational programs for attorneys regarding product liability law and consumer safety, as well as authoring and co-authoring several articles and book chapters on these subjects. His active memberships include the Massachusetts Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Public Justice Foundation and the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys.AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Michael B. Walsh
As founder of the Law Office of Michael B Walsh, Michael B. Walsh is a passionate advocate and representative for those in Boston, Massachusetts, and the surrounding areas who have been injured on the job or by the negligence of another. With extensive experience in both personal injury and workers compensation claims, he also handles matters of product liability, wrongful death and slip-and-fall accidents.Mr. Walsh received his Bachelor of Arts from Colorado College in 2005, then moved on to Suffolk University Law School to earn his Juris Doctor in 2010. During his time in law school, he was the founder and president of the Trial Club, showcasing his extensive leadership abilities which led to him opening his own law firm in 2013.Admitted to practice in Massachusetts, Mr. Walsh is extensively experienced in matters of civil litigation and will not rest until his clients have the compensation they deserve after an injury. Whether the injury occurs on the job, on the road or at the hospital, he recognizes the financial devastation that affects the quality of life of those who are injured. He will vigorously represent them as they deserve compensation for pain and suffering, outstanding medical bills or loss of income because of the negligence of another.Also skilled in legal writing and research, Mr. Walsh knows the best way to prepare every case for all the twists and turns that may come with it. Those who have been injured at the hands of another or on the job are offered a free initial consultation with Mr. Walsh.
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Timothy C. Kelleher III
A partner at Jones Kelleher LLP, Timothy C. Kelleher III has over 25 years of legal experience. Focusing his practice on personal injury, Mr. Kelleher is dedicated to serving people in the Boston, Massachusetts, area who have suffered injury or the loss of a family member due to anothers negligence or carelessness. For the past 10 years, he has received the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Kelleher has an Avvo Excellent rating, and he has been named in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.Whether they were injured as a result of a fire, an explosion, an accident at sea, an assault or sexual assault, or some other incident, Mr. Kelleher strives to help people recover the maximum compensation for their losses. He works with a network of professionals, including accident reconstruction experts and medical doctors, and employs various technological resources in order to prove liability and demonstrate the damages suffered as a result of the accident or incident.Beyond his work in the courtroom, Mr. Kelleher is actively involved in the legal community. He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Association for Justice, the Massachusetts Bar Association; the Litigation Counsel of America and its association, the Trial Law Institute; and the Diversity Law Institute. Mr. Kelleher previously served as the president, and currently serves on the board of governors, the executive committee and as the chair for the litigation committee for the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys.Mr. Kelleher graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Boston College. He went on to earn a Juris Doctor from the Suffolk University Law School.AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
John J. Morrissey
John J. Morrissey is a founding partner of Morrissey, Wilson & Zafiropoulos, LLP,, a multidisciplinary firm with its primary office in Braintree Massachusetts and access to satellite offices throughout Massachusetts including Boston, Cape Cod, Brockton, Worcester, Lowell and Salem. Mr. Morrissey has been representing individuals and families throughout Massachusetts in personal injury claims for over twenty-five years including claims involving catastrophic injury and wrongful death. Mr. Morrissey handles claims arising from car accidents, construction site accidents and injuries, work injuries, workers compensation claims, slip and fall injuries, alcohol related injuries, injuries from defective products, medical malpractice claims, negligent security claims, premises liability claims, scaffolding accidents, and crane accidents. He also handles brain injury and complex regional pain syndrome claims. In addition to his personal injury practice, Mr. Morrissey represents individuals and businesses in commercial and real estate disputes. Mr. Morrissey is Chair of the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers. The Board of Bar Overseers was established by the Supreme Judicial Court as an independent administrative body to investigate and evaluate complaints against lawyers. The Board consists of twelve members appointed by the Supreme Judicial Court and acts as an administrative tribunal to consider disciplinary charges brought by Bar Counsel against attorneys practicing in Massachusetts.Mr. Morrissey has been elected P,resident-Elect of the Massachusetts Bar Association,, and serves on the MBA Executive Management Board, the MBA Leadership Academy Steering Committee and the Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Scholarship Committee. In the past he has served in the Massachusetts Bar Association House of Delegates and as the Chairman of the Judicial Administration Section Council. He has also served on the Board of Governors of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and as a member of the Executive Committee of the Board Of Governors.Mr. Morrissey currently serves on the Board of Directors of Independent Bank Corp and Rockland Trust and is a rotating member of the Executive Committee.Mr. Morrissey was a Commissioner on the Town of Hingham Conservation Commission from 2014- 2017.The Conservation Commission is a seven member board appointed by the Board of Selectmen. The Commission is entrusted with the stewardship of over 1000 acres of conservation land and addresses natural resource issues of the town and region. Empowered to administer the State Wetland Protection Act (M.G.L. Chapter 131, section 40), the Rivers Protection Law, and the Town of Hinghams Wetlands Protection Bylaw, the Commission reviews all projects that fall within their jurisdiction and after review, issues orders of conditions intended to protect the natural resource interests of the community.Mr. Morrissey serves as an arbitrator on the Massachusetts Bar Associations Fee Arbitration Board. The Fee Arbitration Board provides an alternative to litigation in the resolution of legal fee disputes. The arbitrators conduct evidentiary hearings to determine the fair value of the disputed legal services.Mr. Morrissey served for ten years on the Suffolk County Medical Malpractice Tribunal. The Tribunal consisting of a superior court justice, physician and attorney, evaluates claims of medical malpractice to determine if the evidence presented is sufficient for further judicial inquiry without the necessity of posting a statutory bond.
Jeffrey S. Raphaelson is a trial lawyer with over twenty-five years experience resolving business disputes and complex, serious personal injury matters. Mr. Raphaelson focuses his commercial litigation practice on partnership and shareholder disputes, unfair and fraudulent business practices, insurance disputes, and construction disputes. His personal injury practice concentrates on medical malpractice, product liability, and automobile accident cases, usually involving catastrophic injury, brain damage, or wrongful death.Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly named Mr. Raphaelson aLawyer of the Year, in 2010. He earned a Top Ten Jury Verdict in Massachusetts in 2007, establishing liability against a United States escalator manufacturer for a defective escalator manufactured and installed in the Peoples Republic of China. He earned a Top Ten Jury Verdict in Massachusetts in 2010, establishing liability against a Worcester hospital for failure to properly diagnose and treat a stroke and cancer patient. He earned a top five medical malpractice settlement in 2011 against emergency room providers who misdiagnosed a clients brain bleed as a migraine headache. He earned a top ten medical malpractice settlement in 2015 against a surgeon at a leading Boston Hospital.Mr. Raphaelson has been a panelist or presenter on trial advocacy for the Boston Bar Association and Worcester County Bar Association. He is a graduate of University of Vermont (1984) and Boston University School of Law (1988), where he received the G. Joseph Tauro Distinguished Scholar Award.Mr. Raphaelson has offices in Boston and Worcester, Massachusetts.
R. Jason Resmini
R. Jason Resmini joined the law firm as a Partner concentrating in Civil Litigation and Entertainment Law. Mr. Resmini was employed in 2009 at MGM Studios in the Legal Affairs Division in Los Angeles, California. In 2008 he was employed by International Creative Management (ICM) in Los Angeles, California in its Motion Picture Literary Division.Mr. Resmini attended Roger Williams School of Law. In addition, Mr. Resmini holds his MBA with a concentration in Finance. Mr. Resmini studied at Harvard University in the extension school program, completing graduate coursework in Business Finance. Lastly, Mr. Resmini was named the Captain of his Collegiate Golf Team.Mr. Resmini has worked with some of the top names in entertainment and continues to negotiate the best deals for his clients. He has successfully negotiated multi-million dollar film deals. Mr. Resmini worked on blockbuster films such as: ,The James Bond series, Iron Man 2, Get Smart 2, and Lake View Terrace. Mr. Resmini has honed his negotiation skills while working alongside top executives in Hollywood while at MGM Studios and ICM. In addition, Mr. Resmini has been appointed ,Pro hac vice, counsel in the Class Action law suit regarding Non-FDA approved IUDS in Rhode Island. He is a great asset to the Law Offices of Ronald J Resmini, Ltd.Mr. Resmini has been selected to the prestigious Top Lawyers Rising Starslist of top attorneys in MA for 2013 and 2014. The selection process is as follows: lawyers are asked to nominate the best attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. They are instructed to nominate lawyers they have personally observed in action — whether as opposing counsel or co-counsel, or through other firsthand courtroom observation.Most Recently, Attorney R. Jason Resmini was awarded the National Trial Lawyers TOP 100 LAWYERSfor 2014. The National Trial Lawyers is a professional organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from across the country who exemplify superior qualifications as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers.Areas of Practice,Entertainment Law,Personal Injury,Medical Malpractice,Bar Admissions,Massachusetts,U.S. District Court,Education,Roger Williams University School of Law, Bristol, Rhode Island,J.D.Professional Associations and Memberships,American Bar Association, Member,Massachusettss Bar Association, Member,Boston Bar Association, Member,VLA (Voluntary Lawyers for the Arts), Board Member,Committee of Motion Picture / Sports / Television Cable and Radio, Member,Massachusettss Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service, Member,Rhode Island International Film Festival, Board Member,Top Lawyers list of Rising Starstop attorneys in Rhode Island, 2013 and 2014.The National Trial Lawyers TOP 100 LAWYERS, 2014,Pro Bono Activities,Homeless Shelter Volunteer,BASTA Legal Services For Tenant Rights,Youth Soccer & Baseball Coach,Juvenile Corrections and ACI Tutor / Mentor,Special Olympics Volunteer