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Scott D Goldberg
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Scott Goldberg’s Legal Cases

6 total

  • 18-wheeler crushes client in rear-end collision

    Practice Area:
    Trucking Accident
    Date:
    Jun 25, 2012
    Outcome:
    Settled through mediation. Amount Recovered: $500,000
    Description:
    My client was stopped in traffic at an exit ramp off a major highway when a tractor-trailer truck came over a hill and slammed into my client's car. The car was catapulted across the highway onto a divider embankment. She was removed by the jaws of life. This single woman suffered severe and permanent injuries, and has received extensive medical treatment.
  • Client trips and falls on unsafe stairway, and suffers multiple fractures of her ankle

    Practice Area:
    Slip and Fall Accident
    Date:
    Feb 14, 2012
    Outcome:
    Won at arbitration. Amount Recovered: $150,000
    Description:
    The client was living with her boyfriend when she was walking down the stairway in the apartment building when a broken and defective stair caught her flip flop and caused her to trip and fall down one stair to the bottom. In landing, she twisted her ankle and it broke in three places, called a "trimalleolar fracture." She had several surgeries to insert, and later remove, a plate and screws. After years of litigation the case was arbitrated and decided by a 3-person panel.
  • Client burned by eyebrow tinting

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Jun 26, 2012
    Outcome:
    Settled without litigation.
    Description:
    Our client went to a well-known hair and beauty salon and the cosmotologist suggested that she have her eyebrows tinted. The client agreed and was burned on her eyebrows, which included losing some eyebrow hair. Attorney Goldberg established the eyebrow tinting is against the law in Massachusetts and the salon violated a safe standard of care.
  • Motorcyclist struck and suffered fractured femur

    Practice Area:
    Motorcycle Accident
    Date:
    May 31, 2012
    Outcome:
    Settled for all insurance policy limits without litigation.
    Description:
    A motorcyclist was riding his motorcycle when he was struck by a car whose driver failed to watch where she was going. Our client suffered a fractured femur (thigh bone) and required surgery to implant a metal rod. We pursued a case against the driver and a claim for Underinsured Motorist benefits under our client's policy. We also negotiated a substantial reduction in his medical bill and health insurance liens.
  • Police Officer injured on-duty

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Date:
    May 18, 2012
    Outcome:
    Settled both Bodily Injury and Underinsured Motorist claims
    Description:
    A Boston Police Officer was injured when his vehicle was struck by another car when he was on his way to court. The City determined he was on-duty and paid him Leave With Pay Benefits pursuant to G.L. c41 s.111F. We successfully first pursued a claim against the other driver and then negotiated a settlement for Underinsured Motorist benefits on the auto policy for police officer's personal vehicle.
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Date:
    Sep 06, 2012
    Outcome:
    Settled during trial. Amount Recovered: $462,500
    Description:
    Lt. in the USAF suffered a traumatic brain injury (mTBI) from a car crash. Experts included neurologist, neuropsychologist, vocational consultant, and actuary.