William John Thompson

William John Thompson

About Me 

Bill Thompson is a trial lawyer with more than 22  years of experience who specializes in medical negligence and personal injury cases. He has represented victims and their families in hundreds of cases throughout Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire. Attorney Thompson also handles product liability and wrongful death claims and has vast experience before judges and juries in all types of personal injury cases.

He has been successful in obtaining numerous multi-million dollar awards for victims of medical and other negligence, including an $11.48 million jury verdict in August 2011 for the death of an 8-day-old twin, and an $8.5 million jury verdict in December 2011 for the family of a bicyclist hit and killed by a tractor trailer. Additionally, he won the largest jury verdict in Massachusetts involving a stillborn baby ($2.7 million). His jury verdicts have ranked in the top 10 highest jury awards in Massachusetts in 2001, 2006, 2007 and 2011, and include a $4.9 million verdict for the family of a man whose leg injury resulted in death, as well as a $3.5 million verdict for a woman whose breast reduction surgery resulted in the loss of both breasts.

Attorney Thompson is among the Massachusetts Super Lawyers appearing in Boston Magazine from 2009-2013, having also been named to the Top 100 list. He is also selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America®, the universally regarded definitive guide to legal excellence, 2011-2013.

Attorney Thompson has lectured in Massachusetts and nationally to a wide audience. He is a graduate of Boston College Law School, and is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Maine, as well as the First Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the American Bar Association, American Association of Justice, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, and many other legal organizations. He is a tireless advocate for his clients.