Cases / Wins

Arbitrator’s Award Precludes Plaintiff’s UIM Claim

The plaintiff brought an action for underinsured motorist (UIM) benefits arising from injuries sustained in two motor vehicle accidents, the first occurring in March 2013 and the second in May.. read more

Defense Verdict / Fall on Handicap Ramp

Attorney John Girouard successfully obtained a defense verdict in a trial arising from a tenant’s fall on a poorly constructed and dilapidated handicap ramp. The plaintiff alleged that he was.. read more

No Probable Cause Found in Discrimination / Retaliation Case

Attorney Courtney Mayo obtained a finding of no probable cause from the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) in a claim for discrimination and retaliation brought by an account manager at.. read more

Defense Verdict / Slip and Fall on Exterior Stairway

Attorney Paul Rainville successfully obtained a defense verdict in a recent jury trial arising from an alleged slip and fall on exterior stairs. The plaintiff, a tenant on the property,.. read more

Defense Verdict / 20-day Trial Arising from Alleged Wrongful Disposal of Property

Attorney Paul S. Rainville successfully obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a trash disposal company in a case arising from the disposal of the contents of a home that.. read more

Defense Verdict for Property Management Company / Fall Down Stairs

Attorney Margarita Warren successfully obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a property management company in an action arising from a fall down an exterior wooden stairway. The plaintiff tenant.. read more

Hassett and Ober’s Appeals Court Win Featured in Lawyer’s Weekly

Negligence – Car accident – Voir dire Appeals Court (Unpublished) By: Tom Egan of Massachusetts Lawyer’s Weekly January 18, 2017 Where, after the plaintiff was injured in a motor vehicle accident, the.. read more

Appeals Court Affirms Defense Verdict in MVA / Verdict Not Against Weight of Evidence

The Massachusetts Appeals Court denied plaintiff’s appeal of a defense verdict obtained by Attorneys David F. Hassett and Scott T. Ober following a 9-day jury trial in Plymouth Superior Court. .. read more

Appeals Court Affirms Summary Judgment / Insured’s Adult Son Not a Household Member

Attorney Matthew Lindberg obtained affirmation of summary judgment before the Massachusetts Appeals Court on behalf of an insurance company in a declaratory judgment action arising from a claim for underinsured.. read more

Dealy and Hassett featured in DRI’s The Voice

Attorneys John Dealy and David Hassett were recently featured in DRI’s The Voice in connection with summary judgment affirmed by the Massachusetts Appeals Court in a wrongful death action: DRI-And.. read more