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Lawrence Desilets’s Legal Cases

9 total

  • Guevera v. Raskausas

    Practice Area:
    Medical malpractice
    Date:
    Nov 10, 2000
    Outcome:
    $1,800,000 jury verdict
    Description:
    obstretrical malpractice
  • moscato v. delta airlines

    Practice Area:
    Slip and fall accident
    Date:
    Feb 24, 1994
    Outcome:
    jury verdict- $589,000
    Description:
    slip and fall at logan airport
  • GARRETT V ITT CREDIT CORP.

    Practice Area:
    Debt and lending agreements
    Date:
    Feb 17, 1993
    Outcome:
    settled during trial for $600,000
    Description:
    lender liability.client alleged lender pulled his credit out from under him,causing the closing of his business
  • commonwealth v. withheld

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Nov 10, 2010
    Outcome:
    case dismissed
    Description:
    client obtained a restraining order against a women he met on-line.she then accused him of crimes.the district attorney indicted him for 5 rapes and 3 attempted murder counts.research showed she had 14 aliases and 8 different restraining orders against her.all charges were dismissed and he has a clear record
  • commonwealth v. withheld

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Nov 23, 2010
    Outcome:
    case dismissed
    Description:
    client charged with 4th oui and driving with suspended licence,carrying a minimum mandatory 14 month jail sentence.filed a motion to dismiss for failure to file citations on time'
  • commonwealth v. withheld

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Apr 14, 2011
    Outcome:
    not guilty-jury verdict
    Description:
    Client charged with 3rd oui.three officers testified client was staggering,slurring his words and had an odor of alcohol on his breath.Defense showed client had knee and foot problems through medical records,that part of his job required the use of alcohol wipes and showed through his testimony that he had a normal slow drawl in his speech
  • Yannas v. Yannas

    Practice Area:
    Divorce and separation
    Date:
    Oct 01, 1985
    Outcome:
    Supreme Judicial Court upheld the trial judge,allowing the client to move to Greece
    Description:
    I was co-counsel in this divorce case in which my client wanted to move back to her native Greece with her minor children.It is still the leading Massachusetts case on the issue of removal of children out of state.
  • withheld v. schneider trucking

    Practice Area:
    Wrongful death
    Date:
    Oct 11, 2001
    Outcome:
    settled for $600,000
    Description:
    Clients vehicle struck by a trailer truck,causing her to lose control. She was 74 with 4 grown children.She suffered a broken shoulder but died because of a sepsis infection contracted at the hospital.The truck left the scene of the accident,apparently because the driver was unaware of the collision,but investigation located and identified the truck and driver.
  • suffolk probate court

    Practice Area:
    Probate
    Date:
    Nov 13, 2003
    Outcome:
    after a 3 day trial court rejected the sister's claims and upheld the will.
    Description:
    Client had an aunt who willed her her entire estate.Sister of client contested will,arguing that client unduly influenced the elderly aunt.