Middleton, Massachusetts Personal Injury Lawyers

Adam J. Troupe
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Robert Feinberg
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Massachusetts Personal Injury Attorney

Robert Feinberg has the highest personal injury verdict in Massachusetts over a five year period and has the highest personal injury settlement in the last year, excluding medical malpractice. Source: Mass Lawyers Weekly... Read More »
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Matthew M. Foti
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Massachusetts Personal Injury Attorney

Suffolk University Law SchoolMassachusetts
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William H. Troupe
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Aggressive and experienced personal injury attorney, ready to fight for you!

I’m an experienced Massachusetts personal injury lawyer and am dedicated to helping my clients obtain justice and compensation. My practice includes motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and slip and falls. Read More »
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Adela Aprodu
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(978) 406-9090 153 Andover Street
Suite 205
Danvers, MA 01923
Free ConsultationDanvers, MA Personal Injury Lawyer with 4 years experience
Personal Injury, Employment, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Adela graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh with a triple major in Health Services, Administration of Justice and Communications. She obtained her J.D., cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, with certificates in Civil Litigation and Health Services.

Following graduation, Adela spent almost three years in Boston, Massachusetts representing clients in a variety of matters, including personal injury, summary process, contract disputes, and class action cases. In 2017, she moved to Buffalo, New York where she concentrated her practice in litigation, medical malpractice defense, nursing home defense, employment discrimination defense, and corporate health care matters....
Richard Kendall
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North Reading, MA Personal Injury Attorney with 8 years experience
(781) 983-0026 Post Office Box 31
North Reading, MA 01864
Personal Injury, Criminal, DUI and Juvenile
Massachusetts School of Law
Firms use and clients hire Attorney Richard W. Kendall of North Reading, Massachusetts because of his diversified background. Attorney Kendall has over thirty-seven years of pre-hospital emergency medicine, more than twenty-five years of law enforcement experience, eighteen of it in a Supervisory capacity, and twenty-two years instructing in various Police Academies across the United States including LAPD, NYPD, Boston, Milwaukee, San Diego, Buffalo, and countless others. Also, Attorney Kendall is a Massachusetts Superior Court recognized expert and International Instructor in “Opioids and Other Dangerous ‘Street Drugs’ of Abuse.”

Stephen Forlizzi
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Danvers, MA Personal Injury Attorney with 41 years experience
491 Maple Street, Suite 106
Danvers, MA 01923
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
New England Law | Boston
Attorney Stephen M. Forlizzi has been representing the rights of accident victims in Massachusetts for over 30 years. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to every case he handles resulting in the best possible recovery for his clients. Over the last three decades he has successfully handled virtually all types of personal injury cases, from the simple to the complex. His goal is to bring about a swift resolution of your claim in a professional yet personable manner, keeping you, the client, well informed, and at ease throughout. Willing and capable of fighting for your rights, Attorney Forlizzi...
Scott F Bocchio
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lawrence, MA Personal Injury Lawyer with 12 years experience
(855) 254-7841 354 Merrimack Street
Suite 331
lawrence, MA 01843
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Consumer, Criminal and Divorce
Massachusetts School of Law
Scott F. Bocchio, Attorney at Law, operates a full service law firm that delivers high-quality legal representation to individuals and businesses. While Attorney Bocchio specializes in Personal Injury, Landlord Tenant, Consumer, and Criminal. Attorney Bocchio provides personalized attention to each case and strives to provide the best for each and everyone of his clients. Attorney Bocchio takes the time to keep his clients appraised of each step of their case and “promptly” answers your questions throughout your representation.

If you are looking for a lawyer, Attorney Bocchio can meet your legal needs. Serving Essex, Middlesex, Plymouth Counties. Contingent Fees, Monthly...
Adam J. Troupe
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(978) 531-7401 7 Essex Green Dr
#64
Peabody, MA 01960
Free ConsultationPeabody, MA Personal Injury Attorney with 16 years experience
Personal Injury, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
Suffolk University Law School
After graduating from Suffolk University Law School in 2003, Adam J. Troupe went to work as an assistant district attorney for District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett in Essex County. There, he gained valuable courtroom experience, trying a wide range of criminal cases on a daily basis. He further helped supervise the prosecution of cases in Juvenile Court in Lawrence.

Following his time at the District Attorney’s Office, Attorney Troupe then went to work for Carney and Troupe in Boston. There, he began his career in representing injured workers and individuals in workers’ compensation, social security disability, and disability retirement cases. In 2009,...
Joe Russo
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North Andover, MA Personal Injury Attorney with 11 years experience
(603) 883-4100 800 Turnpike St
#300
North Andover, MA 01845
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury and Medical Malpractice
St. John's University School of Law
Aidan Murphy
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Danvers, MA Personal Injury Lawyer with 11 years experience
(978) 295-2700 1 Webb Street
Danvers, MA 01923
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal and DUI
Massachusetts School of Law
Aidan Murphy’s career with Scalli Murphy Law began as a paralegal while attending law school. Working on the intimate details of each case has made Aidan efficient and detailed in more than a decade of practice as an attorney. Over the years, Aidan gained valuable courtroom, trial and transnational experience. Today, Aidan uses his experience to focus exclusively on clients suffering traumatic injury as a result of another's negligence and those facing criminal charges. Call Aidan when a loved one has suffered wrongful injury or death or when they stand accused of criminal acts by the...
Christopher DiBella
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Andover, MA Personal Injury Attorney with 14 years experience
(978) 258-7600 300 Brickstone Square, Suite 201
Andover, MA 01810
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Suffolk University Law School
Everyone deserves committed legal representation, and Attorney Christopher DiBella has dedicated his legal career to exceeding clients' expectations in every case. The first of his family to attend college, he proceeded to graduate from law school with honors. Since opening DiBella Law Offices, P.C. in 2004, he has earned numerous awards. He was named a Massachusetts Super Lawyer from 2011 through 2017, and has been awarded "Top 40 Under 40" by the National Trial Lawyers Association. He also has been named "Rising Star" by Boston Magazine – an honor achieved by no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the...
Robert Mazow
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Salem, MA Personal Injury Lawyer with 25 years experience
(855) 693-9084 10 Derby Square, 4th Floor
Salem, MA 01970
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
New England Law | Boston
In the crowded world of personal injury lawyers, his colleagues know Robert Mazow as a “go-to” trial lawyer. A great many of his clients are referred to him by other personal injury attorneys, judges, law clerks, court personnel, doctors, and even insurance company lawyers, adjusters, and representatives. What sets him apart is that he begins to prepare for trial the moment he meets with a new client. He becomes a partner with his clients and shares in their struggles, their pain, and their triumphs. He puts his heart and soul into every case that he handles.

Before starting Mazow | McCullough,...
Tyler Fox Esq.
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Downtown Salem, MA Personal Injury Lawyer
(800) 481-6199 190 Bridge Street
Downtown Salem, MA 01970
Personal Injury and Civil Rights
New England Law | Boston
Melissa J. Farr
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Personal Injury Attorney

Massachusetts School of LawMassachusetts and New Hampshire
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Barry A. Feinstein
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Fighting the Big Insurance Companies for over 25 years

Thousands of claims successfully handled. Millions of dollars recovered for our clients. To schedule your free consultation, call us at 1-800-262-9200 Read More »
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Barry A. Feinstein
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Peabody, MA Personal Injury Lawyer with 42 years experience
(800) 262-9200 100 Lowell St
Peabody, MA 01960
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability and Workers' Comp
New England Law | Boston
Serving people throughout the Greater Boston area, the personal injury attorneys at The Law Offices of Barry Feinstein & Affiliates P.C. can help determine who is liable for your losses and pursue a negligence claim against them.

“We work tirelessly to achieve outcomes that serve each client’s best interests, taking the time to make sure that they are informed about the status of their case as well as their legal rights and options.”

Barry A. Feinstein has over 25 years of experience handling a broad range of legal matters for Greater Boston residents, including victims of personal injury accidents. He received his...
Todd D. Beauregard
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North Andover, MA Personal Injury Attorney with 24 years experience
(978) 275-1919 800 Turnpike St #300
North Andover, MA 01845
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Divorce, Family and Workers' Comp
Suffolk University Law School
Practice: Upon graduation from law school and having passed the Massachusetts Bar Examination in 1995, Attorney Beauregard joined the law firm of Palma Law Offices, P.C., in Lowell, Massachusetts. Attorney Beauregard opened his own practice in Lowell, Massachusetts in 2006, whose main office is located at 25 Central Street in Lowell, MA 01852. Since 2006, the firm has grown to meet the increased demand for experienced and ethical legal representation, with offices in Nashua, NH, North Andover, MA and Boston, MA. Attorney Beauregard is licensed to practice in all Massachusetts state courts, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and the United States Federal Court...
Ramsey A. Bahrawy Esq
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North Andover, MA Personal Injury Lawyer with 39 years experience
(978) 682-1141 55 Main St
North Andover, MA 01845-0455
Personal Injury, Elder and Estate Planning
California Western School of Law
The difference between a job and a career is passion. Not only I do have the skills to be a lawyer, but 30+ years tell me I was born to do the following jobs: Estate Planning (simple & sophisticated) Elder Law & Medicaid Planning Special Needs and Qualified Domestic Trusts VA Aid and Attendance Benefits Residential Real Estate Transactions Probate and Administration of Estates Fiduciary Litigation & Will Contests Personal Injury litigation Let me tell you why. First I have always enjoyed helping people. I find myself energized when I can help someone navigate the legal...
J. Eric Chisholm
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Beverly, MA Personal Injury Lawyer with 15 years experience
(978) 703-0700 100 Cummings Center
Suite 343E
Beverly, MA 01915
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
Suffolk University Law School
J. Eric Chisholm practices in the areas of Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation and Social Security Disability. Mr. Chisholm was an enlisted member of the Massachusetts Army National Guard from 1995 until 2001. Mr. Chisholm graduated with Honors from Salem State College in 2000, and 2003 from Suffolk University Law School. While attending Suffolk University Law School, Mr.Chisholm was involved with the Voluntary Prosecutor's Clinic representing the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a 3.03 certified Assistant District Attorney. Upon graduating law school, Mr. Chisholm represented applicants throughout the United States seeking Social Security Disability benefits. However, since...
Thomas Kiley
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Andover, MA Personal Injury Lawyer with 45 years experience
(888) 208-1695 342 North Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability and Workers' Comp
Suffolk University Law School
Thomas Kiley is the senior partner and founder of Kiley Law Group, LLC. He dedicates his work to finding justice for those who have been seriously injured or have suffered through the wrongful death of a loved one.
Michael A. Contant
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Woburn, MA Personal Injury Attorney with 20 years experience
(617) 227-8383 10 Cedar Street
Suite 23
Woburn, MA 01801
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Bankruptcy, Criminal and DUI
Massachusetts School of Law
Our goal is to embrace our clients and their problems as if they were our own. People often come to us at low points in their lives. Some are injured; some have financial burdens crushing them; and some have been charged with crimes. All of these situations involve a great deal of stress. I believe it is our job to relieve that stress. Our goal is to help that person walk out feeling better than when they arrived.
David R. DiCicco
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Lynnfield, MA Personal Injury Attorney with 36 years experience
(781) 593-3135 210 Broadway - Suite 206
Lynnfield, MA 01940
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury and Workers' Comp
Suffolk University Law School
I have represented injured workers and accident victims for over 30 years. I do not charge an hourly fee. Personal injury cases are handled on a contingent fee basis. In workers' compensation cases most fees are paid by the workers' compensation insurance company. I have received the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards from Martindale Hubbell, a leading source of attorney ratings.
William H. Troupe
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(978) 531-7401 7 Essex Green Dr
#64
Peabody, MA 01960
Free ConsultationPeabody, MA Personal Injury Lawyer with 47 years experience
Personal Injury, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
Suffolk University Law School
Erin McCoy Alarcon
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Stoneham, MA Personal Injury Attorney with 17 years experience
PO Box 80039
Stoneham, MA 02180
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights and Employment
Northeastern University School of Law
Michelle A. McHale
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Lynnfield, MA Personal Injury Lawyer with 25 years experience
(781) 584-8283 220 Broadway
#105
Lynnfield, MA 01940
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Probate and Real Estate
New England Law | Boston
Michelle A. McHale
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Massachusetts Personal Injury Lawyer with 25 years experience

New England Law | BostonMassachusetts, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts and New Hampshire
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Thomas M. Kiley Jr.
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Andover, MA Personal Injury Lawyer with 12 years experience
(888) 437-2584 342 N Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability and Social Security Disability
Massachusetts School of Law
With the founding of Kiley Law Group, Tom Jr. joined his father, attorney Tom Kiley Sr., as a partner in the firm. Demonstrating the same enthusiasm and commitment to the law as his father and his grandfather, Daniel P. Kiley, Jr., Tom has already established his own record, including six- and seven-figure results on behalf of his clients.

Crediting his father with teaching him that everyone deserves a fighting chance, Tom Jr. has devoted the majority of his practice to doing everything within his power to ensure that big insurance companies play by the same rules that the rest of us...
Rebecca Thomas
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Peabody, MA Personal Injury Attorney with 17 years experience
(774) 302-2300 1R Newbury St.
Suite 303B
Peabody, MA 001960
Personal Injury, Animal, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
Temple University
Rebecca Thomas has been a civil litigation attorney for over 15 years. She began her career as a judicial law clerk for an esteemed judge in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas. In this clerkship, she honed her skills in legal research and writing, and worked closely with the judge in overseeing jury selection, ruling on motions, and drafting judicial opinions.

Upon completion of her clerkship, Attorney Thomas was an insurance defense attorney for approximately 8 years. She gained invaluable experience in the practice areas of wrongful death, premises liability, products liability, dog bite liability, professional liability, and motor vehicle...
William Marmion
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Salem, MA Personal Injury Attorney
(978) 844-9891 92 Jackson Street Suite 201
Salem, MA 01970
Personal Injury, Education, Family and Juvenile
Educational law is a passion for Will. He started out as a teacher right out of college and within 3 years, developed a county-wide leadership program for at-risk youth. He then became a dean of a middle school that served 2400 students. In 1999, he became an administrator of one of the first charter schools in the state of Florida. He went on in his career, to be a principal and school district administrator. He has been part of hundreds of child studies, and thousands of students' educational plans. He has trained teachers, principals and superintendents on compliance with special...
Alan Tuttman
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Stoneham, MA Personal Injury Attorney with 42 years experience
(781) 438-5222 92 Montvale Avenue, Suite 2700
Stoneham, MA 02180
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, DUI and Insurance Claims
Suffolk University Law School
H. Ernest Stone
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Beverly, MA Personal Injury Attorney with 23 years experience
(978) 969-2890 900 Cummings Center
Suite 205-U
Beverly, MA 01915
Personal Injury, Appeals, Criminal and DUI
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Attorney Stone has over 23 years of experience defending people at the most difficult times of their lives.

Difficult cases don’t scare us. We have a network of excellent investigators, experts, and mental health and substance abuse treatment professionals that we bring to make the difference in tough cases.

You are a person, not a case file. We will get to know you and your goals, and we’ll get through this together. We support you all the way.

We charge flat fees and accept payment plans. You will know what your defense will cost from the beginning, no surprises.
Kevin M. Carroll
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NORTH ANDOVER, MA Personal Injury Attorney with 32 years experience
(978) 975-3172 656 Foster Street
NORTH ANDOVER, MA 01845
Personal Injury, Animal, Consumer and Products Liability
New England Law | Boston
Matthew R Braucher
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North Andover, MA Personal Injury Lawyer with 12 years experience
65a Flagship Drive
North Andover, MA 01801
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Business, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
A native of Massachusetts, Attorney Braucher is admitted to practice law in the State and Federal Courts for the States of Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island as well as the First Circuit Court of Appeals. After graduating cum laude from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with an undergraduate degree in Finance and Economics, Attorney Braucher obtained his Juris Doctor from New England Law, Boston where he was a member of Dean’s list for all semesters. While in law school Attorney Braucher interned for the Attorney General’s Office for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and acted as a law...
Jillian Cote
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North Andover, MA Personal Injury Lawyer with 11 years experience
(978) 689-1841 800 Turnpike Street
Suite 300
North Andover, MA 01845
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Divorce, Family and Insurance Claims
Massachusetts School of Law
Jillian devotes her practice primarily to Family Law and Mediation matters. Whether it be litigating a contested divorce or assisting her clients in facilitating and negotiating a divorce mediation, her extensive knowledge of the law and ability to see both sides enables her to help her clients achieve a fair and reasonable outcome
Sean T. Hennigan
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Woburn, MA Personal Injury Lawyer with 4 years experience
(617) 227-8383 10 Cedar Street
Suite 23
Woburn, MA 01801
Personal Injury, Bankruptcy, Criminal and DUI
Massachusetts School of Law
Our goal is to embrace our clients and their problems as if they were our own. People often come to us at low points in their lives. Some are injured; some have financial burdens crushing them; and some have been charged with crimes. All of these situations involve a great deal of stress. I believe it is our job to relieve that stress. Our goal is to help that person walk out feeling better than when they arrived.
Mark J Favaloro
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Reading, MA Personal Injury Attorney with 38 years experience
158 Haven Street Suite 1
Reading, MA 01867
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury and Medical Malpractice
For the past 32 years, Mark has been trying cases in the trial courts of the Commonwealths of Virginia and Massachusetts, as well as the United States District Courts and Courts of Appeal in the First and Fourth Circuits. FAVALORO LAW OFFICES had its roots in Massachusetts, being formed in 1992 and serving clients until Mark, his wife and 5 children moved to Virginia Beach in 2007. Mark practiced with a medical malpractice defense firm, followed by practicing at a plaintiffs' medical malpractice and personal injury law firm before reestablishing FAVALORO LAW OFFICES, with its principal offices...
Justin St. James
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Andover, MA Personal Injury Attorney with 10 years experience
(978) 689-5200 P.O. Box 5096
Andover, MA 01810-0823
Personal Injury, Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
Massachusetts School of Law
Justin St.James, Esq. The Law Office of Justin St.James delivers civil litigation and counseling services for individual clients and small business owners. We will work relentlessly to protect your interests. Confidential and Dependable. Available nights and weekends. To contact Attorney St. James, please call his office: 978-689-5200, or, send him an email: jstjames@stjames-legal.com, or, visit his website: www.stjames-legal.com
David John Hoey
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North Reading, MA Personal Injury Lawyer with 24 years experience
(877) 529-4639 352 Park Street
Suite 105
North Reading, MA 01864
Personal Injury and Elder
Massachusetts School of Law
Steven M. Lafortune Sr.
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andover, MA Personal Injury Lawyer with 34 years experience
(978) 475-6177 12 essex street
andover, MA 01810
Personal Injury, Appeals and Business
Boston University School of Law
Richard Patterson Jr.
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Salem, MA Personal Injury Lawyer with 36 years experience
(978) 744-8200 16 Front Street - Suite 302
Salem, MA 01970
Personal Injury, Criminal, Divorce and Insurance Claims
Salem MA general practice law firm, including: personal injury (auto and work injuries); criminal defense (OUI and A&B); divorce (and family law); real estate (purchase and sale, and evictions); and Wills and Health Care proxies. No charge for initial consultation
Donato V. Berardi
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Woburn, MA Personal Injury Attorney
(617) 206-4667 10 Cedar Street Unit 2500
Woburn, MA 01801
Personal Injury
F. Robert Allison
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Salem, MA Personal Injury Attorney
(978) 740-9433 159 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970
Personal Injury
Johanna Gatta
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Stoneham, MA Personal Injury Lawyer
(617) 791-8887 61 Main Street
Stoneham, MA 02180
Personal Injury, Divorce and Family
Stephen Hughes
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Reading, MA Personal Injury Attorney
(781) 943-0087 157 Main Street
Reading, MA 01867
Personal Injury
Edward G Seabury
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North Reading, MA Personal Injury Attorney
(978) 357-3738 348 Park Street
Suite 208 East
North Reading, MA 01864
Personal Injury
Steven A. Schwartz
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Boston, MA Personal Injury Attorney with 27 years experience
(800) 660-2270 1 Washington Mall
#16
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Products Liability, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
Northeastern University School of Law
Joel H. Schwartz, P.C. is one of the most widely known and respected names in personal injury law today. There are a number of reasons for this. Foremost among them is the firm's long and enviable record of performance. The firm has been helping accident victims for over 50 years and has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation for its clients over that time. Today, Joel H. Schwartz, P.C. is comprised of more than thirty focused professionals who are committed to providing clients and referring attorneys alike with a level of service that invites comparison. With our...
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Injured in an accident?

When a person is injured, tort law will govern whether that person may be compensated for the injury, the amount of compensation that may be recovered, as well as which parties will be liable for the injury. Tort law, also known as injury law, comes from federal and state codes, as well as judicial opinions from prior cases. The amount of damages a plaintiff to a personal injury action may receive can be determined by statute, or by a judge or jury. Typical recoveries may include compensatory damages (e.g., lost wages, medical bills, etc.) and in particularly egregious situations, punitive damages. In some cases, a plaintiff may recover certain non-economic damages such as pain and suffering, loss of consortium, or loss of enjoyment of life.

Personal injury lawyers help injured people seek compensation from those who have harmed them. Some injury attorneys focus on a specific type of case, such as truck accidents, car accidents, slip-and-fall injuries, medical malpractice or products liability cases. If a person is injured as a result of criminal behavior, it may be appropriate to pursue a personal injury lawsuit in addition to the state's criminal investigation or prosecution.

Many personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation to evaluate your claim.


Negligence: Failure to use care which a reasonable and prudent person would use under similar circumstances.

Joint and several liability: A legal doctrine that makes each of the parties who are responsible for an injury, liable for all the damages awarded in a lawsuit if the other parties responsible cannot pay.