General Liability

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Negligence – Car accident – Voir dire Appeals Court (Unpublished) By: Tom Egan of Massachusetts Lawyer’s Weekly January 18, 2017 Where, after the plaintiff was injured in a motor vehicle accident, the..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

Employer Not Vicariously Liable for Intoxicated Driver / Appeals Court Affirms Summary Judgment

Attorneys John Dealy and David Hassett successfully obtained summary judgment for a defendant construction company in a wrongful death action where its employee operated a motor vehicle involved in a.. read more

Defense Verdict / Slip and Fall with Wrist Fracture

Attorney James C. Wood successfully obtained a defense verdict in Bristol Superior Court in a matter arising from a tenant’s slip and fall on snow and ice at Attleboro Housing.. read more

Dismissal of City in Water Runoff / Property Damage Action

Attorney Courtney Mayo successfully obtained a dismissal on behalf of a municipality in an action arising from property damage allegedly caused by water runoff. The plaintiff homeowners filed the subject.. read more