Massachusetts Law and the Role of Insurance Adjusters

With over 110,000 auto crashes a year in the state of Massachusetts, it is a sad likelihood that you or a loved one could be severely injured in an auto accident at some point. This can be a very disturbing event, and potentially a very debilitating one. Both emotional and physical effects from an accident can significantly affect your daily life. You have prepared for this contingency by purchasing auto insurance. In the event of an accident, you expect that your insurance policy or that of the party at fault will provide whatever is needed for your continued health and
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Bicyclist Strikes Jogger: $1.15 Million Dollars

While she was jogging on a public bike path, our client was run down from behind by a bicyclist. Our client suffered a skull fracture, a fractured clavicle, several rib fractures and a left rotator cuff tear. Subsequently she developed left sided hearing loss and tinnitus and vision changes. The bicyclist denied fault and we brought a lawsuit. After extensive pre-trial discovery, we were able to settle the case after a day-long mediation for $1,150,000.00.
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Categories: Cases & Verdicts and Injury.

Foreseeable Crush Injury: $1 Million Dollars

Type of Case – Massachusetts Workers Compensation Accident Settlement – $1,000,000.00 History Our client worked as a maintenance person for a large Massachusetts defense contractor in one of its manufacturing plants. On the day of his accident, our client was required to lower an industrial bucket filled with water and mop from one level in the building to another. In order to assist employees in moving material from one level to another, the employer had installed a scissors lift. A scissors lift is a flat piece of steel powered by a hydraulic ram to raise and lower it. The scissors
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Categories: Cases & Verdicts and Injury.

Slip & Fall on Wet Floor: $725,000

Type of Case – Framingham Injury Attorneys and Negligence Case – Failure to Properly Protect Elderly Patron from Dangerously Wet Floor Settlement – $725,000.00 History A totally independent elderly woman who lived alone and drove entered a fast food restaurant by an entrance that did not have a weather carpet over the ceramic tiling flooring. Two other entrances did have such protective weather carpeting. Outside the restaurant there was a snow cover and a cleared walkway but it was wet and water was tracked in from the doorway our client used. As she entered, she slipped and fell fracturing her
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Categories: Cases & Verdicts and Injury.

Truck Door Strikes Driver: $650,000

Our middle aged client was a delivery driver for an utility. He was assigned a medium sized box truck with a 6’ x 4’ foot side utility door weighing more than 100 pounds. When opened, the utility door was connected to the truck body by a passive post and grommet system that relied on friction to keep the door open and stable. While he was heaving a large bag of scrap wire into the side utility door, the door became detached from the truck body, and struck our client in the back of the head/neck driving him down to the
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Categories: Cases & Verdicts and Injury.

Auto Accident/Broken Arm: $350,000

Elderly client was a front seat passenger in her husband’s car when they were involved in a head on collision. She suffered a broken arm and broken leg and underwent surgery. The issue in the case was which car crossed the yellow center line causing the collision. The drivers blamed each other. There were no independent witnesses. We were able to convince the insurers for both drivers to offer the full amount of their insurance policies to settle the case.
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Categories: Cases & Verdicts and Injury.

In Good Hands

“Attorney Boris was great from start to finish. I felt I was in good hands throughout the entire process. He was prompt, precise, supportive and trustworthy. He wants what’s best for his clients and it shows. I would highly recommend him. I’m very thankful for all his hard work.” by Chris, personal injury client  
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Auto Accident /Neck Injury: $300,000

We obtained a settlement of $300,000 for our middle-aged house painter who was injured in an auto accident. The challenge in the case was the recovery of his substantial lost wages despite his self-employment. We were able to gather enough evidence of his work and earnings history to convince the insurer to include all of his lost wages in the settlement.
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Categories: Cases & Verdicts and Injury.

Importance of strong legal representation

“Attorney Boris represented me in a personal injury case where we worked together for 2 1/2 years. During that time, I was treated with respect, kindness while being educated of the legal process. My case settled out if court only a few months before the scheduled trail. The non-binding arbitration was an effective strategy in achieving what I believe is the highest possible insurance settlement. Not only is Attorney Boris pleasant to work with, his partners and paralegal are professional and nice to work with. It was a very difficult time for me, but made the best it could be
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