PRACTICE AREAS

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractices

Patients have the right to assume that the care and comfort they receive from medical providers will be proper and safe. In most cases, physicians and medical staff do uphold their end of this relationship. Sometimes, though, medical providers fall short. In such cases, they may be guilty of medical malpractice.

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Birth Injuries

Obstetricians who do not use proper surgical care when delivering a newborn can be liable for medical malpractice if the mother or child is injured during the birth. Common negligence cases include the misdiagnosis of placenta previa and the prolonging of the birthing process. Placenta previa can cause dangerous blood loss to both the mother and the baby.

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Brain Injury

The impairments associated with brain damage vary in type and severity, depending on the nature of the injury. Brain trauma can usually fall into one of two categories: traumatic brain injury and acquired brain injury. Attorney Halström represents brain injury victims who have suffered from Traumatic Brain Injury. This category of brain injury usually occurs as a result of a serious head trauma or a head injury.

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Personal Injury

Personal injury law, though broad in the variety of cases it includes, has one goal – to protect and compensate victims who have been injured by another’s action or negligent inaction. Most personal injury lawsuits seek damages for victims who have been physically or mentally injured, or whose property has been damaged or lost.

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Nursing Home Abuse

Patients have the right to assume that the care and comfort they receive from medical providers will be proper and safe. In most cases, physicians and medical staff do uphold their end of this relationship. Sometimes, though, medical providers fall short. In such cases, they may be guilty of medical malpractice.

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Motor Vehicle Accidents

Each year, many victims are involved in car accidents in Massachusetts that can cause long-term damage. Despite the common misconception that only multiple vehicle accidents can cause damage, every motor vehicle accident presents its own risks. Often, insurance companies will try to convince victims to accept a settlement that is far less than what is needed to cover auto repairs and medical bills.

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Product Liability

Consumers who properly use products for their intended use have the right to expect that those products are safe and will work properly. When the product fails to work properly, resulting in the harm of the user, the manufacturer or retailer may be liable. In such cases, the consumer may be eligible to file a claim of product liability.

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Construction Accident

A construction accident is any accident that occurs on a building site. Construction sites are inherently dangerous because they require employees to work from high positions and with hazardous materials. Since there is already an assumed risk, it is the responsibility of the construction company or property owner to take necessary precautions to prevent a construction accident.

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Aviation

Airline crashes, though uncommon, can be catastrophic when they occur. Civilian death and injury resulting from such tragedies are usually on a much higher level than that of other accidents. Aviation lawsuits are usually filed as wrongful death cases on behalf of passenger victims.

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Workers Compensation

Federal aid is available to injured workers in Massachusetts. Workers Compensation laws are designed to provide financial assistance to employees who are hurt or disabled while working. These laws are also designed to assist the families of employees who are killed while performing work-related duties.

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Wrongful Death

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