Personal Injury

Curran & Desharnais Obtains $400,000 Jury Verdict in Plymouth Superior Court

On May 22, 2017, Attorney Joseph Curran of Curran & Desharnais, P.C. began a four day trial in Brockton Superior Court (Plymouth County Superior Court) which ended with a jury returning a verdict in favor of his client in the amount of $400,000 (not including prejudgment interest). With interest, the judgment will stand at approximately […]

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Curran & Desharnais successfully defends contractor in million dollar lawsuit

Attorney Joseph Curran of Curran & Desharnais, P.C. recently resolved a lawsuit filed against a client who had performed certain plumbing and HVAC work at a large home renovation project in Newton, MA. Our client was hired to perform certain plumbing and HVAC work on the property after a previous contractor had experienced problems with the […]

Construction Contracts, Construction Law, Construction Site Accidents, Massachusetts Real Estate Law, Premises Liability, Real Estate, Real Estate Law, Uncategorized, Weymouth Construction Accident Lawyers

Jury finds double-booked surgery did not cause patient’s quadraplegia

As reported in the Boston Globe this morning, a jury in Suffolk County Superior Court found that a spine surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital failed to inform his patient that he planned to juggle two surgeries at the same time, but concluded that the doctor’s divided attention did not cause his patient’s quadriplegia. As a result, […]

injury, medical malpractice, Personal Injury, Uncategorized

Baby suffers brain injury from delivery

If you watch T.V., it sometimes appears as if child birth is routine and comes with few risks. In reality, there are many things that can go horribly wrong during labor and if they do, it can result in devastating injuries for the baby and/or the mother. This unfortunately was the case for a baby in Massachusetts […]

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Patient dies of cardiac arrest days after medical visit

The decedent was a 44 year old father who  visited his primary care physician on multiple occasions complaining of chest pain. In 2007, the patient’s primary care physician had noted in the patient’s medical records that the patient’s laboratory results put him at higher risk for cardiovascular disease. The patient also had a history of […]

Massachusetts Civil Litigation, medical malpractice, wrongful death

Quincy Car Crash Leaves Two Seriously Injured

A car crash on Granite Avenue in Quincy on Wednesday 12/7 has left two teenagers with serious injuries, with one remaining hospitalized for further care. According to reports, the crash happened around 3:16 P.M. and resulted in substantial damage to both vehicles. Initial reporting indicates that one of the vehicles appears to have crossed over […]

Car Accidents, Personal Injury

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Pedestrian Killed at Brockton District Court

According to a report in Boston.com, a Navy veteran was killed in the parking lot of the Brockton District Court when an SUV backed up and dragged the victim about 200 feet before killing him. Prosecutors tell The Enterprise that the driver has been charged with one count of motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation in connection with the […]

Car Accidents, injury, pedestrian accidents, Personal Injury, wrongful death

Fatal Crash in Sumner Tunnel

According to Boston.com and State Police reports, one man was killed and two others were injured following a crash in the Sumner Tunnel early Friday morning. According to reports, the single vehicle crash involved  2002 Dodge Ram pickup and occurred just after 3:00 a.m. after the truck lost control near the I-93 North ramp. Sadly, […]

Car Accidents, injury, Massachusetts Dram Shop Attorney, Personal Injury

Amherst and UMass party problems

A new report examining what went wrong at the so-called Blarney Blowout parties in Amherst last March faults both the University of Massachusetts for failing to recognize the potential for things to get out of hand and the town of Amherst’s police for the premature use of pepper spray to disperse crowds. The report came […]

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