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  • My wife went in to have half of her thyroid removed because of a growth on the right side. They removed the wrong side.

    Asked by a user in Haverhill, MA - about 1 year ago.

    There are many factors that go into the evaluation of damages in a case such as this. You are well-advised to consult with an experienced Medical Malpractice lawyer in Massachusetts. The beauty...

    3 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Was hit by a snow plow, What kind of a case do I have against other driver's insurance

    Asked by a user in Concord, MA - over 6 years ago.

    I am guessing that you were not injured in the accident, or you would have sought representation. I say this because if you have a property damage claim, only, it probably is not worth getting a...

    2 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • I've been told it is very difficult to sue a "non profit" hospital. My relative was misdiagnosed in an ER, can we sue?

    Asked by a user in Burlington, MA - about 5 years ago.

    There is indeed a charitable immunity cap of $20,000 in MA in claims agains a non-profit hospital. However, the cap does not apply to the physicians and nurses of the hospital. Based upon your...

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  • Defective product

    Asked by a user in Saugus, MA - about 6 years ago.

    You do not have a legal claim. It sounds like the seller is not a reputable retailer seller of cell phones. You may want to call the Attorney General's Office in your home state to report this...

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  • Dental malpractice

    Asked by a user in Boston, MA - about 6 years ago.

    I think you need to speak to an experienced attorney regarding whether or not you should pursue a claim with a lawyer or try to work something out directly with the dentist. I will tell you that in...

  • Mother right to sue

    Asked by a user in Lawrence, MA - about 6 years ago.

    As a practical matter, if the passenger in the other vehicle was injured, and her damages exceed your mother's liability insurance limits, your mother's insurance company will probably offer the full...

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  • Can I take legal action, would this be small claims?

    Asked by a user in Boston, MA - over 6 years ago.

    As a practical matter. No lawyer would represent you on a contingency fee basis. Your damages are too small to make it worth getting a lawyer involved. You could certainly send a claim letter...

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  • I was bit by a dog. Do I need to get a lawyer?

    Asked by a user in Boston, MA - about 5 years ago.

    You should speak with a lawyer who has experience with this type of case before you make any decisions about whether or not to sue. If you can identify the owner of the dog, and if the owner or...

  • Not sure if I should persue my problem.

    Asked by a user in Merrimac, MA - over 5 years ago.

    You should speak with an experienced medical malpractice lawyer. However, my impression is that you probably do not have a viable case. It is not uncommon for fibroids to grow rapidly in...

  • If an injury occurs on your own property, can a claim be made against own homeowner's insurance?

    Asked by a user in Boston, MA - over 5 years ago.

    You cannot sue yourself. If you fell as a result of a defect or dangerous condition on the property which was created by some other person, then you may be able to bring a claim against that person....