Worcester, Massachusetts Personal Injury Lawyers and Car Accident Lawyers
Breakstone, White & Gluck brings over 100 years combined experience to our work as personal injury lawyers and medical malpractice lawyers. Our firm represents clients in Worcester and across Central Massachusetts, including in Worcester, Millbury, Shrewsbury and Auburn.Worcester Car Accidents and Pedestrian Accidents
Our Worcester personal injury attorneys are known for their expertise in handling cases involving car accidents and pedestrian accidents, growing concerns in the city of Worcester. In 2019, the America's Best Drivers Report ranked 200 driving areas nationwide and placed Worcester among the 10 worst regions based on how long drivers go between car accidents (an average of 5.1 years, compared to the national average of 10.57). In July 2017, the Telegram & Gazette reported Worcester was the most dangerous city in Massachusetts for pedestrians. Two highly dangerous spots are along Main Street in downtown and outside UMass Memorial Medical Center.
Breakstone, White & Gluck represents plaintiffs in car accident cases across Massachusetts. Our attorneys have the experience, expertise and resources to help clients with all types of auto claims, including those involving trucks and large vehicles. We are committed to pursuing the best results for clients, which have included $7.1 million and $3.75 million awards for clients injured in motor vehicle accident cases. Read about our results for victims in car accident cases.
Experience is critical when you hire an attorney after a pedestrian car crash. At Breakstone, White & Gluck, our attorneys have represented clients who have been seriously injured and tragically killed in pedestrian accidents, including crosswalk accidents and bus accidents. When you hire our attorneys, you can expect a prompt and thorough investigation after pedestrian crashes. Our goal is to provide individuals and families answers about what happened and negotiate financial compensation for medical expenses, lost wages and other losses. In some cases, spouses may be entitled to damages for loss of consortium for loss of companionship, physical intimacy and household responsibilities. Punitive damages may also be available when pedestrians are killed.
Our attorneys are known for pursuing each pedestrian accident case as far as we must. We have taken cases involving pedestrian accidents to trial to obtain fair compensation for our clients, including to the state's highest court, the Supreme Judicial Court, where we won against the MBTA. Read about our results for victims of pedestrian accidents.Worcester Medical Malpractice Lawyers
As the second largest city in Massachusetts, Worcester is home to hospitals and medical groups. With more than 100 years combined experience, our medical malpractice lawyers have represented clients in this region in cases involving serious medical errors and surgical malpractice. It is unimaginable when one suffers an injury while being treated by a hospital. When the unthinkable happens, our attorneys are here to guide our clients and families in reaching the best financial settlement possible.
Take time to learn about our work. Attorney Marc L. Breakstone has been recognized by Massachusetts Super Lawyers each year since 2004 for his work for medical malpractice patients. Our firm's settlements include $10.2 million, $7.5 million and $5.75 million. Read about our other medical malpractice case results.
If you have been injured, learn your rights. Call our Worcester personal injury lawyers for a free legal consultation and learn if you may have the right to seek financial compensation under Massachusetts law. Call 800-379-1244 or use our contact form.About Worcester
Worcester has over 180,000 residents and was incorporated as a town in 1722, then a city in 1848. It follows a City Council-City Manager form of government. For transportation, the city is served by the Worcester Regional Transit Authority and the Worcester Regional Airport.
The city is accessible by Interstate 190 and Interstate 290. The major routes are Route 122, Route 12 and Route 9. In 2019, construction began on Polar Park, the new home of the Worcester Red Sox, a triple A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. The ballpark sits near Kelley Square in the city's Canal District.
The city has seven high schools, including Worcester Technical High School, Burncoat High School, Claremont Academy, Doherty Memorial High School, North High School, South High Community School and University Park Campus School.
Hospitals include UMass Memorial Medical Center and Saint Vincent Hospital. UMass Memorial Medical Center is a Level 1 Trauma Center. This is the home base for Life Flight, the region’s medical helicopter service.
Cultural institutions include the Worcester Art Museum, the Hanover Theatre and the Higgins Armory Museum. The city's colleges contribute to this culture. The Worcester area has 13 colleges with about 30,000 students. They include Anna Maria College, Assumption College, Atlantic Union College, Becker College, Clark University, College of the Holy Cross, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, Mass. College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Nichols College, Quinsigamond Community College, UMass Medical School, Worcester State College and Worcester Polytechnic Institution.
Apart from the educational institutions, major employers include the City of Worcester, Commerce Bank and the Hanover Insurance Group. Media outlets serving the city include the Worcester Telegram & Gazette and the Worcester Business Journal.
Worcester has several courthouses, including Worcester District Court, Worcester Superior Court and a federal courthouse. The Worcester District Court is located at 225 Main Street. The court's jurisdiction is Auburn, Millbury and Worcester.
Quinsigamond State Park sits on the Worcester and Shrewsbury border. In the heart of the city is Elm Park, a 60-acre greenway known as one of the nation's earliest public parks.
Contact Breakstone, White & Gluck
If you have been injured or have lost a loved one, you likely have many questions. It is important to speak to a Worcester personal injury attorney and learn your legal rights. For a free legal consultation, contact Breakstone, White & Gluck at 800-379-1244 or 617-723-7676 or use our contact form.