Motor Vehicle and Pedestrian Accidents

Motor Vehicle & Pedestrian Accidents

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Negligence – Car accident – Voir dire Appeals Court (Unpublished) By: Tom Egan of Massachusetts Lawyer’s Weekly January 18, 2017 Where, after the plaintiff was injured in a motor vehicle accident, the..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 in Motor Vehicle Case / $2 Million Award Against Co-Defendant

Attorneys David Hassett and Scott Ober successfully obtained a defense verdict following a 9-day jury trial in Plymouth Superior Court. The action arose from a two-vehicle accident occurring in the.. read more

Defense Verdict in Motorcycle Accident Case / Plaintiff Claimed Permanent Arm Injuries

Attorney Sarah Christie successfully obtained a defense verdict in a jury trial in Bristol Superior Court in a case arising from a motorcycle accident occurring in Bourne, Massachusetts. The plaintiff.. read more

Summary Judgment in Bad Faith Case / Atty’s Fees Should Not Be Considered in Settlement Offer

Attorneys Scott Ober and Michael Melville obtained summary judgment on behalf of an insurance company in a claim for damages made pursuant to M.G.L. c. 93A and c. 176D. The.. read more

Defense Verdict – Motorcycle and Truck Collision with Claims of Permanent Disability

Attorneys David Hassett and Scott Ober obtained a defense verdict in Meriden Superior Court in an action arising from a collision between a motorcyclist and a pick-up truck occurring in.. read more

Summary Judgment Granted in “Lobstergate” Case

Attorney Courtney Mayo successfully obtained summary judgment on behalf of municipal defendants in a protracted action involving a tractor trailer accident, the spillage of seafood cargo onto the roadway, the.. read more