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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.



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Essex County Injury Attorneys

Dedicated and Experienced • Serving Massachusetts and New Hampshire

No matter why you need a lawyer, it is a good idea to have an attorney who will make all attempts to settle your case favorably and who is a strong advocate who will take your case to trial when needed to preserve your interests. We have the experience and skills you need at Finbury & Sullivan, P.C., in Haverhill, Massachusetts.

Entrust Your Case to Our Experience
Free Consultation • 978-374-4736 • Contact Us

Whether you come to us following a serious auto accident, have suffered a personal injury due to another’s negligence or have other legal concerns, we will begin by listening to you and explaining the legal process. You are always welcome to call us, e-mail us or come by the office. We are here to help you with your case involving:

  • Vehicle accidents: Our Essex County injury lawyers concentrate on helping clients in Massachusetts and New Hampshire following a severe or fatal auto accident. We have the experience, knowledge and skill to handle all vehicle accident cases, including car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, drunk driving accidents and other motor vehicle accidents.
  • Personal injury and wrongful death: Our Haverhill car accidents lawyers are here to help you if you or a loved one has been injured in a wide range of personal injury accidents, including highway accidents and slip, trip and fall accidents. Learn more about the full scope of our personal injury practice.
  • Workplace accidents: Operating a personal injury-focused practice gives us an advantage in cases involving workplace injuries. In addition to helping clients seek workers’ compensation benefits, we can determine if additional compensation may be available through a third-party claim against someone other than the employer. Talk to a workers’ compensation lawyer at our firm about your work accident.
  • Social Security Disability: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are almost always denied on the first application, We can guide you through the process and help you get the benefits you need.

Contact Our Massachusetts and New Hampshire Car Accident Lawyers

When you need a lawyer who will listen to you and help you deal with important legal matters, such as helping you obtain personal injury compensation following a serious car wreck, our attorneys are ready to help. Contact our Haverhill law firm to schedule your free initial consultation. Our law firm has provided experienced, caring, responsive service in the Merrimack Valley since 1946.