The core of the law practice is civil litigation, including jury trials, arbitrations, mediations and administrative hearings, covering a wide range of claims and subjects in state and federal courts. In general, our principal practice areas include environmental law; real estate, zoning, permitting and land use and development; personal injury and property damage insurance claims; business and corporate matters; deceptive business practices and consumer protection claims.
Gushue Law provides high quality, aggressive legal representation to victims of personal injury. In most accident cases, the liable party will have insurance coverage of one type or another, and we routinely pursue recovery from insurers wherever coverage exists. Among the many kinds of cases and claims we may handle are: MV accidents, slip and fall, dogbites, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, birth injuries, workplace injuries, product liability, and wrongful death claims.
Attorney Gushue has experience as both an environmental engineer and attorney, and routinely handles cases involving wetlands, waterways, water supply, sewage disposal, solid waste, oil and hazardous waste sites, water quality, environmental impacts (MEPA) and zoning. Gushue Law offers a unique blend of technical and legal expertise in environmental permitting, enforcement defense hearings, and litigation of claims under environmental statutes and regulations.
Gushue Law offers a range of services to businesses, including formation, operational counseling, environmental compliance and risks, contracts, partnership and stock agreements, employment matters, leases, etc. We represent businesses in all types of administrative and court proceedings arising out of business activities.
Gushue Law offers a wide array of legal services necessary for successful real estate evaluation, acquisition, permitting and development projects, from initial site evaluation and selection to site acquisition and financing to project planning, design, permitting, construction and leasing. Our experience includes zoning and permitting, contamination-related issues and restrictions, and due diligence evaluations.
We also routinely represent clients before local, state and federal agencies, boards, commissions, and authorities, such as Planning and Health, and Zoning Appeal Boards, Conservation Commissions, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) Unit, and numerous others.