Personal Injury Practice Areas
Choose a Qualified Massachusetts Personal Injury Attorney
The attorneys at Breakstone, White & Gluck, P.C., specialize in the handling of personal injury, auto accident, and wrongful death cases on behalf of injured persons. We also specialize in the handling of cases against insurance companies for bad faith settlement practices. Below you will find a list of many of our practice areas, followed by brief summaries:
- Personal Injury Law
- Wrongful Death
- Car Accidents
- Construction Site Accidents
- MBTA Accidents
- Gas Explosions
- Bicycle Accidents
- Dog Bites and Dog Attacks
- Truck Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Premises Liability Accidents
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Train Accidents
- Product Liability
- Brain Injuries
- Burn Injuries
- Head Injuries
- Bus Accidents
- Snow and Ice Accidents
- Escalator and Elevator Accidents
- Food Poisoning
- Swimming Pool Accidents
- Liquor Liability and Dram Shop
- Chemical Exposure Accidents
This page summarizes some of the basic personal injury law in Massachusetts and answers frequently asked questions about the cases which the lawyers at Breakstone, White & Gluck, PC, handle.
Massachusetts has very specific laws about the handling of wrongful death cases. Wrongful death cases may result from motor vehicle accidents, workplace accidents, medical malpractice, or other acts of negligence. Our wrongful death page answers many questions about this area of the law.
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Motor vehicle accidents include not just car accidents, but also truck accidents, bicycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, and accidents involving the MBTA, town-owned and state-owned motor vehicles, common carriers and other public transportation vehicles. There are many intricate aspects to the insurance laws which govern car accident personal injury cases in Massachusetts. Choose an attorney who best understands these aspects of your case.
Construction Site Accidents
Personal injuries from construction accidents can occur from workplace conditions, dangerous scaffolding, tools and machines, dangerous materials, and motor vehicle accidents. This page will help you understand construction accidents and how to select a qualified Massachusetts construction accident lawyer.
Our lawyers have successfully tried and won a number of record-breaking cases for victims of accidents caused by the MBTA. We have obtained over $20 million in compensation for clients injured in bus, subway and other accidents.
Explosion Accidents and Injuries
Explosions in the home or workplace caused by leaking natural gas or propane gas, and explosions caused by chemical vapors or defective products are among the types of explosion accident cases handled by our firm. Explosions usually result in severe personal injuries or wrongful death. This page will explain more about explosion accident cases.
When drivers are negligent, cyclists can be seriously injured or even killed. Over the past few years, Boston and Cambridge have seen a sharp rise in truck crashes which have killed cyclists. If you have been injured, motor vehicle insurance and homeowners' insurance will often provide coverage for your personal injuries. Contact an experienced bicycle accident attorney to learn your rights.
If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, it is important to find a lawyer who has taken motor vehicle accident cases to trial, who is experienced in working on these cases with accident reconstruction teams and insurance companies. Motorcyclists are not always treated fairly by juries and insurance companies so it is critical to find the best representation you can.
Dog Bites and Dog Attacks
Personal injuries caused by dog bites and dog attacks can be serious, both physically and psychologically. There is usually insurance available through the dog-owner's homeowner's insurance policy.
Large trucks and tractor trailer trucks cause severe motor vehicle accidents. This page answers questions about the handling of truck accident cases.
The negligence of landlords and property owners can result in serious personal injuries. This page explains some of the theories in the types of Massachusetts premises liability cases which Breakstone, White & Gluck, PC handles. In addition, Massachusetts law regarding snow and ice accidents has changed, expanding liability of landowners and tenants. Learn more about snow and ice accident cases.
In Massachusetts, manufacturers, distributors and sellers of products have a duty to sell goods which are free from defects; if not, they are liable for injuries caused by defective products. This page answers questions about product liability cases which we can bring on your behalf.
Motorists have a duty to avoid injuring pedestrians, and pedestrians are protected in a number of ways under Massachusetts law. Learn more about claims on behalf of pedestrians on this page.
Operators of railways, subways, and other public transportation have a very high duty of care to passengers, and an obligation to prevent injuries to those who are on their premises or crossing their rights-of-way. This page will answer your questions about train accidents.
Spinal Cord Injuries
Spinal cord injuries can be caused by accidents or medical malpractice. These injuries are often severe and life-altering. This page will let you learn more about the types of spinal cord injury cases our firm handles.
Traumatic brain injuries can result from a number of accidents, including motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, sport injuries and workplace accidents. This page shares how our personal injury law firm handles traumatic brain injury cases.
Burn injuries can occur from fires in the home, the workplace, or a motor vehicle, explosion injuries, dangerous chemicals, or spills of hot liquids. The injuries are horribly painful and often permanently disfiguring. Learn about our experience handling serious burn injuries.
Swimming Pool Accidents
Each year, hundreds of people tragically drown in swimming pools across the country. Thousands more are seriously injured. Most pool accidents are preventable, often occurring when the adult in charge fails to properly supervise a child, or when pool equipment fails or is not properly maintained.
Chemical Exposure Accidents
Toxic and hazardous chemical substances are highly regulated in the workplace and and areas open to the public. When companies fail to follow safety precautions, workers and other individuals can suffer serious and life-threatening injuries.
Breakstone, White & Gluck, PC also provides legal representation for personal injury accident victims caused by:
- General Liability
- Professional Liability
- Consumer Protection
- Insurance Bad Faith
- Employment Discrimination
We also handle civil trials and appeals, and provide personal counsel and advice, as well as law firm development consultations.
In most cases, our initial consultation will be free. Call us today for an appointment to review your case. 800-379-1244. Or use the contact form to tell us about your legal needs.
The Boston accident lawyers at Breakstone, White & Gluck handle personal injury cases. Among the communities we serve: Boston, Cambridge, Plymouth, Dedham, Brockton, Worcester, Braintree, Framingham, New Bedford, Hyannis and Cape Cod, Newton, Watertown, Needham, Springfield and Amherst. We serve Suffolk County, Middlesex County, Norfolk County, Worcester County, Barnstable County, Hampden County, Essex County and the rest of Massachusetts.