Boston Personal Injury Lawyers
Accidents can happen anytime, anywhere. Sometimes, the accident is no one’s fault but your own. However, in many instances, people sustain severe and life-changing injuries in accidents that are caused by someone else’s recklessness or carelessness. In worst-case scenarios, these accidents could prove to be fatal, and surviving family members are left wondering why this entirely preventable accident ever occurred.
According to Massachusetts’s Injury Surveillance Program, 3,689 people died due to injuries in 2014, or 10 persons per day. In fact, injuries were the third leading cause of death in Massachusetts in 2014 and were the leading cause of death for people ages one to 44. Additionally, it was reported that 72,581 people were hospitalized from injuries in 2014, and that unintentional injuries accounted for approximately 75% of all injury-related hospital stays.
Residents of Boston, Massachusetts, who were injured in accidents due to no fault of their own, have rights under the law. To ensure that your rights are protected after suffering injuries in an accident, you need a skilled and professional Boston personal injury attorney to ensure that all of your rights are protected.
The team at Crowe & Mulvey, LLP is here for you and is ready to help. We understand the confusion, frustration, and stress you are likely experiencing. Over the years, Crowe & Mulvey, LLP has recovered more than half a billion dollars for those who’ve been hurt due to negligence. Our goal is to provide our clients with personalized and aggressive representation. We also strive to support all of our clients through what we understand is a difficult period in their lives. We are on your side, and we will fight for you every step of the way.
If you or a loved one suffered severe injuries in an accident due to the negligence of others, contact Crowe & Mulvey, LLP as soon as you are able. The sooner you can retain a personal injury attorney after your accident, the better results we can obtain on your behalf. Our attorneys can be reached 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call us to discuss the specific circumstances of your personal injury accident. We can be reached at (617) 426-4488. Alternatively, you can contact us by email by visiting our website.
We are conscious that not everyone can meet in person during the COVID-19 pandemic, so we are offering videoconferencing for all new clients at this time.
Do I Need a Boston Personal Injury Attorney?
After suffering injuries in an accident that caused severe personal injuries, you doubtless have many questions. Among them might be whether you need an attorney to help you pursue a claim against the negligent party that caused your injuries.
In short, yes, you need a Boston personal injury attorney to handle your case.
You are entitled to compensation for your personal injuries under Massachusetts law. Determining what is owed to you can be a complicated process. Also, dealing with insurance companies can be frustrating and overwhelming. Remember, they do not operate with your best interest in mind.
It is highly unlikely you will recover fully for what you are owed without an attorney representing you throughout the process. The insurance company will use every opportunity they can to take advantage of you. They are not on your side.
Your attorney at Crowe & Mulvey, LLP will prepare and file all of your paperwork. They will also make sure that all your medical bills are paid. They will make you a priority and keep your best interest in mind at all times. They will negotiate a fair and just settlement on your behalf. If a fair settlement cannot be obtained, they will be ready to take your case to trial for you.
Why Choose Crowe & Mulvey, LLP to Handle my Personal Injury Case?
Philip Crowe Jr. is one of the firm’s founding members. He is a renowned trial attorney who has won numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients. He also set the record for the largest award by a jury for a death caused by medical malpractice. He also obtained the largest dental malpractice award in the country.
Mr. Crowe was born and raised in the Boston area. He graduated from Boston College High School and Fairfield University, where he obtained a BA in English. He received his law degree from Boston University Law School.
He has recently completed terms as a trustee of Boston College High School and a trustee and member of the executive committee of the Ethel Walker School in Simsbury, Connecticut. He is also an active supporter of the Charles River Association for Retarded Citizens.
Mr. Crowe is admitted to all state and federal courts in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is also a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, and the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys.
Types of Personal Injury Matters We Handle
At Crowe & Mulvey, LLP, we handle all cases where a person was injured due to the negligence of another.
What is negligence? Negligence is the failure to use due care under the circumstances presented. Both individuals and companies have a duty to act in a manner that does not expose others to harm. However, in many cases, people do not always exercise due care towards others, and injury-causing accidents often follow. Proving negligence requires proof that there was a breach of this duty.
For example, a driver is negligent when they fail to stop for a stop sign and strike another vehicle in the intersection. Homeowners and business owners are negligent when they fail to remove ice and snow from their property. Product manufacturers and drug companies can injure others when they manufacture and distribute products that harm the consumer. Also, doctors and hospitals are negligent and can be held liable for medical malpractice when they fail to adhere to the standard practice of care.
Our team has extensive experience helping people with injury claims including:
- Car Accidents
- Trucking Negligence
- Bicycle Accidents
- Construction Site Accidents
- Brain Injury
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Unsafe Premises
- Slip and Fall
- Negligent Security
- Unsafe Products
- Nursing Home Abuse
- Alcohol Liability
- Electric Scooter Accidents
- Wrongful Death
- Medical Malpractice
To recover compensation, you will to prove that your injuries were caused in the accident. In some instances, it is obvious that your accident caused your injuries. For example, causation is easily proved in a slip-and-fall accident that results in a fractured hip. However, in other cases, it may be more difficult to prove causation, especially if you suffer from pre-existing medical conditions. The legal team at Crowe & Mulvey, LLP has medical professionals on their staff to help prove that your injuries were indeed the result of the accident and another party’s negligence.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you’ve been hurt or if someone close to you has been severely injured, it is not uncommon to have questions about your rights and legal options. We’re here to answer them, so call us at (617) 426-4488 to speak with an attorney. In the meantime, we’ve provided the answers to a few general injury questions below:
What types of injuries do people typically suffer in accidents caused by negligence?
There are many types of injuries that one can suffer in an accident. These may include:
- Head injuries and/or traumatic brain injuries
- Broken, dislocated, or shattered bones
- Injuries to the neck and back
- Torn tendons and ligaments
- Internal bleeding
- Nerve damage
- Severed or amputated limbs
The amount of compensation you could recover will typically depend on the nature and extent of the injuries you suffered and the impact they’ll have on your life and livelihood in the future.
What types of compensation am I entitled to for my injuries?
In Massachusetts, you are entitled to damages for the pain and suffering you endured for the injuries you sustained in your accident. You are also entitled to compensation for your loss and enjoyment of life following your accident.
You are also entitled to have your medical expenses reimbursed by the party that caused you harm. This may include any medical expenses that you might incur for future medical treatment you might need. In rare cases, you may be entitled to wages or income you lost if you could not work for a certain period after your accident. Again, this may include a claim for future lost wages.
Can I recover money even if I may have been negligent?
Yes. In Boston, Massachusetts, you can recover money for your injuries, even if your own negligence contributed to the accident. However, your award will be reduced by the percentage of your own negligence. Further, if you are found to be 51 percent negligence or more, you will not recover any money damages for your injuries. In some instances, you may also be entitled to punitive damages.
How long do I have to bring a negligence claim after my accident?
The statute of limitations in Massachusetts for personal injury cases is three years. If you do not bring a lawsuit within three years from the date of your accident, you will forever be barred from doing so.
Call Crowe & Mulvey, LLP Regarding Your Personal Injury Case Now
If you suffered personal injuries in an accident due to another’s negligence, it is imperative that you contact an attorney as soon as you are able. The team of legal professionals at Crowe & Mulvey, LLP is standing by, ready to help. Call us now at (617) 426-4488 or send us an email.
Our initial consultation is free. Also, we work on a contingency basis. That means we do not get paid unless we recover money for you. If a settlement cannot be obtained, you will not owe us any attorneys’ fees.
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