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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.

Motorcycle Accidents

Haverhill Motorcycle Accident Attorneys

New Hampshire and Massachusetts and Injured Biker Lawyers

A motorcycle accident can cause devastating injuries. In too many cases, the accident is a result of other drivers simply not seeing the motorcycle rider. At the law firm of Finbury & Sullivan, P.C., in Haverhill, our motorcycle accident lawyers help people in Massachusetts and New Hampshire who have been injured in motorcycle accidents. We hold negligent drivers and other responsible parties accountable for the negligence that caused the accident and the suffering of our clients.

Entrust Your Motorcycle Accident Case to Our Experience
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Road rash, multiple fractures and other injuries are painful and can take time and extensive medical care to heal. Closed head injuries or traumatic brain injuries can permanently change the lives of bikers as well as the lives of their families as long-term medical treatment, ongoing rehabilitation and other lifelong needs are contemplated. Our personal injury lawyers have the compassion and concern to help you confront these complex medical issues and deal with the insurance claims to recover the full compensation you need.

How did the motorcycle accident happen?

After seeing that you get the medical care you need, our next priority will be to establish liability for the crash. How did the accident happen? In one motorcycle accident after another, we find that the driver of a car or truck was simply not alert. Other drivers may turn in front of a motorcycle or they may not give the motorcycle the space needed for safe driving.

Motorcycles have a right to be on the road.

Most motorcyclists are safe, defensive drivers, but even the greatest care cannot always overcome unsafe car drivers. A defect in the road, gravel on the shoulder or some other hazard may combine with a careless action by a car or truck driver to cause a dangerous condition.

We will expect a fair settlement or take the case to trial.

When we discuss your case with the insurance company, we will make sure they know the facts of the bike wreck and the extent of your injuries. If the case goes to trial, our experienced personal injury trial lawyers will make sure the jury understands your right to be on the road and how the negligence of others caused your life to change.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle accident, or if a loved one has died in a fatal bike crash, our Haverhill personal injury attorneys are ready to talk to you and help you understand the next steps. The initial consultation is free. Call 978-420-4982 or contact our law firm online to arrange an appointment. Our law firm has provided experienced, caring, responsive service in the Merrimack Valley since 1946.