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$425,000 Settlement – Detached Cornea (Repaired) Following Auto Accident in Newton, MA

Our client was struck from behind while stopped in traffic on Brookline Street in Newton, Massachusetts.  The force of impact drove his head back into a rigid headrest and shortly thereafter he developed a detached cornea in one eye.  Although it took three surgical procedures to repair (re-attach) the cornea … Read more

Firearms Acquittal in Taunton District Court

Jury finds our client “not guilty” after deliberating for only 10 minutes. Following a 3 day jury trial in the Taunton District Court our client was acquitted by a 6 person jury of one count of assault and battery and three counts of improper storage of firearms (see accompanying photograph … Read more

Third Time Might be the Charm

Our client (a state employee) was involved in a motor vehicle accident with another state vehicle while at work. He was given Workers’ Compensation benefits but the insurer of the at fault state vehicle denied coverage in that he could not bring a claim against a fellow employee. After consulting … Read more

Even the Seven Years’ War Came to an End

In 2009 we filed a lawsuit on behalf of seven (7) persons including 4 police officials and three private citizens against the then Chairperson of the Rehoboth, Massachusetts Board of Selectmen. The complaint sought damages for defamation, infliction of emotional distress and civil rights violations. We are pleased to announce … Read more

Former North Providence Chief Released From Jail

Our client, John Whiting, (a former Police Chief) was released from jail Friday August 21, 2015  through our motion to reduce his sentence and the wonderful compassion of Judge Procaccini of the Superior Court in Providence. Click here for more of the story. … Read more

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