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If you are charged with a crime, or seriously injured, or a loved one has been killed or injured through the negligent act of another, you must have an advocate with tremendous zeal to fight for you.  You don’t have to go it alone.  Contact us for a free consultation. Don’t wait!  The earlier your lawyer gets involved, the better your chances of a favorable outcome.  … [Read More]

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Criminal Defense

CRIMINAL DEFENSE

What is a crime? It is a social harm that the law makes punishable. There are two basic kinds of crime- felonies and misdemeanors. How do they differ? A felony is punishable by death, or a year or more of imprisonment. Misdemeanors are less serious crimes punishable by fine, forfeiture, penalty, or a brief confinement somewhere other than prison, like county jail or house of correction. Criminal lawsuits are … [Read More]

Employment Discrimination

EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION

Employment discrimination is a large area of employment law that encompasses discrimination against employees and job applicants based on their race, color, religion, creed, military duty,  national origin, ancestry, sex (gender), sexual orientation, age, handicap status, and genetic information (note that this list is not necessarily comprehensive). Illegal discrimination includes harassment that creates an … [Read More]

Wrongful Death

WRONGFUL DEATH – PERSONAL INJURY

Personal injury lawsuits are based on the negligence of the defendant. Wrongful death lawsuits can be negligence based also, but may arise from other types of unjust action on the part of the person or entity being sued. A personal injury suit is brought by the person injured for the resulting damages. Wrongful death suits are brought by the victim’s survivors, who claim entitlement to monetary damages as a result of … [Read More]

Police Brutality

POLICE BRUTALITY

Police brutality is a civil rights violation that occurs when a police officer acts with excessive force by using an amount of force on a civilian that is more than necessary. Excessive force used by a law enforcement officer is a violation of a person's rights under both the U.S. Constitution and the Massachusetts Declaration of Rights. Excessive force is not subject to a precise definition, but it is generally beyond … [Read More]