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  • Attorney John Finbury takes novel issue in a negligence claim against the City of Haverhill to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, and wins.

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  • $500,000 worker's compensation settlement
    for Massachusetts Home Depot employee who suffered severe spinal injury when he hyperextended his body in order to avoid being struck by employee pushing carriages towards him in an aisle.
  • $400,000 worker's compensation settlement
    for Massachusetts truck driver who injured lower back as a result of a fall in gas station while delivering gasoline.
  • $230,000 worker's compensation settlement
    for employee who developed RSD/CRPS following finger joint surgery for work-related repetitive stress injury.
  • $1.5 Million Verdict
    in Essex County for serious personal injuries caused by a drunk driver in a motor vehicle accident.
  • $1.4 Million Verdict
    in Essex County for a young man who was injured when a stool collapsed at a restaurant in Haverhill, Massachusetts. It was necessary to use experts in the field of medicine, economics, and vocational rehabilitation to prove the damages suffered by this client.
  • $1.3 Million Settlement
    In Essex County for an electrician injured in an arc blast while working in North Andover. He suffered burns and a fractured elbow. Medical, electrical and code experts were used to prove liability and damages. The firm is experienced in filing suit and litigating these types of cases in order to obtain the maximum benefit to which our clients are entitled.
  • $1.275 Million Settlement
    in Essex County where a motor vehicle chased by the police crashed and overturned resulting in injuries to a passenger. The injuries included fractured vertebrae which required surgery and which resulted in a permanent injury, as well as internal complications and lower leg ailments.
  • $1 Million Verdict
    in Essex County Superior Court (Lawrence, MA) for a wife who was beaten and stabbed by her husband, leaving her with significant permanent injuries.
  • $835,000 Settlement
    in New Hampshire for a medical malpractice claim and related workers' compensation claim involving a failed sympathetic block for complex regional pain syndrome.
  • $767,000 Settlement
    for a man who was partially paralyzed as the result of a motor vehicle collision. The plaintiff was a passenger in a vehicle in which the operator was over-served at a club in Haverhill. Expert testimony was used to prove that improper training and serving procedures led to the over-serving of alcohol.
  • $750,000 Verdict
    in Newburyport Superior Court for a woman injured in an auto collision. The insurance company offered $75,000 to settle, one-tenth of the ultimate verdict. That offer was refused and we went to trial. With interest the verdict exceeded $1,000,000.
  • $650,000 Settlement
    for a liquor liability case in New Hampshire
  • $450,000 Workers' Compensation Settlement
    where a New Hampshire employee was contaminated by chemicals in the air at his place of employment in Massachusetts.
  • $450,000 Settlement
    in Hillsborough County New Hampshire where a young teacher slipped and fell while exiting a convenience store resulting in orthopedic injuries and a closed head injury.
  • $400,000 Verdict
    in Middlesex County Superior Court (Cambridge, MA) for a young man injured at the Haverhill train station when the train began pulling away as he was boarding. A final offer of $25,000.00 was rejected. With interest, the final judgment was over $500.00.00.
  • $379,000 Arbitration Award
    For tenant in commercial lease dispute
  • $250,000 Verdict
    in Essex Superior Court (Lawrence, MA) for a mailman attacked by two dogs in the course of his employment, resulting in injuries to his back and neck as he was fleeing from the animals. With interest the judgment exceeded $316,000.00.
  • $250,000 Settlement
    in Rockingham county for a Newton, New Hampshire woman who was severely injured in a head-on collision resulting in multiple fractures.
  • $225,000 Settlement
    in Essex County where an employee slipped and fell on her way into work as a result of weather conditions. She settled with the workers' compensation carrier as well as the owner and property maintenance company.
  • $150,000 Verdict
    in Suffolk County for a patron of a bar whose leg was fractured by the negligent conduct of a security guard.
  • $150,000 Settlement
    in Rockingham county for a woman who was severely injured when she slipped and fell on water at a major department store. A lawsuit was necessary to obtain discovery which ultimately showed that the store allowed a freezer to leak for several days without adequate clean up..
  • $140,000 Settlement
    in Essex county for a Methuen woman who suffer a fractured hip on a dark outside stairway due to the landlord's failure to properly maintain the lighting.
  • $45,000 Settlement
    in Essex County for a boy under 2 years old who fell from a landing in a rented apartment due to improper construction of a railing.
  • $25,000 Settlement
    in Rockingham County for a man injured when he slipped on icy stairs at a mall in Southern New Hampshire as a result of negligent maintenance of the property.



Car Accidents

Haverhill Car Accident Attorneys

Experienced New Hampshire and Massachusetts Automobile Accident Injury Lawyers

Many people come to our law firm after a car accident because they feel no one is in their corner looking after their interests. They are in pain from their injuries and feeling overwhelmed by mounting medical bills and insurance claim paperwork. If you have been injured in a car accident, call a personal injury lawyer at Finbury & Sullivan, P.C., in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Let us deal with the insurance claim.

Entrust Your Car Accident Case to Our Experience
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We understand that the injuries and other problems from your auto crash are the most important thing going on in your life right now. You need time to recover and figure out what to do about the car and your medical treatment. You are likely concerned about how to deal with the financial impact of lost income until you are capable of returning to work and your normal lifestyle. In situations involving severe injuries, you may have anxiety about supporting your family when you are incapable of returning to the same career — or any career. Our Haverhill car accident lawyers offer the experienced and compassionate legal guidance you need during this difficult time.

We represent drivers, passengers and pedestrians who have been injured in a serious car accident. Additionally, we help the families of fatal car accident victims through the aftermath of the car crash. Our car accident lawyers handle personal injury and wrongful death cases involving:

We are also adept at handling other motor vehicle accident cases ranging from motorcycle accidents to commercial vehicle and truck accidents.

Let our personal injury lawyers handle the paperwork.

Our law firm deals with insurance claims every day. We know how to make an effective claim to cover your expenses, your financial losses and your pain and suffering. Whether you have suffered a back or neck injury, broken bones or any other personal injury in a car accident, the insurance company probably isn’t giving you a lot of help. The insurance company is concerned with deflecting liability, minimizing payments and closing your case file.

Our law firm will work for a fair settlement — or take the case to trial.

We will contact the insurance company and handle all communications with them. Your car accident attorney will keep them informed about your condition, demonstrate the full extent of your injuries — as well as the impact the accident has had and will continue to have on your life — and let them know what a fair settlement will be. We will never recommend you to settle before you know the full extent of your injuries because that could result in you being undercompensated. When working with Finbury & Sullivan, you are in control of how your case proceeds. We will never pressure you to settle your case. If the settlement offer isn’t fair, we have the experience necessary to take your case to trial.

Results matter. We want you to have the financial recovery you need.

At Finbury & Sullivan, we know that you depend on us to make sure you are treated fairly and ensure that you receive the full compensation to which you are entitled. We will take the time to explain the process, keep you informed about your case and present a compelling case on your behalf. Our attention to detail and determination has enabled us to obtain favorable results for countless clients. Please see our Verdicts and Settlements page for examples of past cases.

If you have been injured in a car wreck, our personal injury attorneys are ready to talk to you. The initial consultation is free. Call 978-374-4736 or contact us online to arrange an appointment. Our law firm has provided experienced, caring, responsive service in the Merrimack Valley since 1946.