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Named New England SuperLawyer in Boston Magazine for the past 9 years, attorney Shuman  and his dedicated staff of attorneys, nurses and paralegals are commited to obtaining justice for those whose lives have been damaged by the negligence of others.  


Contact info

Robert A. Shuman & Associates, P.C.

10 East Chestnut Street
Sharon, MA, 02067-2060

321 S. Main Street
Providence, RI


Practice areas


  1. Wrongful Death: 24%
    41 years
  2. Car Accident: 24%
    41 years
  3. Medical Malpractice: 24%
    41 years
  4. Personal Injury: 23%
    41 years
  5. Spinal Cord Injury: 5%

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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
NewEngland/MassachusettsSuper LawyerBoston Magazine2014
New England/Massachusetts Super LawyerBoston Magazine2013
New England/Massachusetts SuperLawyerBoston Magazine2012
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Top 100 Trial LawyersAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2011
New England Super LawyerBoston Magazine2011
New England Super LawyerBoston Magazine2010
New England/Massachsetts SuperLawyerBoston Magazine2009
New England Super LawyerBoston Magazine2008
New England Super LawyerBoston Magazine2007
Massachusetts Super LawyerBoston Magazine2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Massachusetts Academy of Trial AttorneysN/A1995 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Anonymous client vs anonymous emergency room physician and radiologist2.9 million dollar settlement
Anonymous client vs. anonymous cardiologist and nurse practioner2,500,000.00
Premises Liability$1,400,000.00
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MATA ANNUAL SEMINARTaking The Deposition of the Defendant Doctor2013
MCLE: Preparing and Using Expert and Lay WitnessesPreparing Your Expert For Trial2010
MATA MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE CONFERENCETaking the Deposition of the defendant physician2009