Brockton Personal Injury Lawyers
The city of Brockton is located on the South Shore, 25 miles south of Boston and 30 miles northeast of Providence, Rhode Island. Its name was changed from North Bridgewater to Brockton in 1874, and was incorporated as a city in 1881. As of 2010, Brockton is ranked as the seventh largest city in Massachusetts with a population of 93,810, and covers 21.5 square miles of land. Brockton is sometimes referred to as the “City of Champions” because it was the home of Rocky Marciano (former heavyweight boxing champion) and Marvin Hagler (former middleweight boxing champion). Today, this title also applies to Brockton’s success in various high school sports. The largest population of Cape Verdean ancestry can be found in Brockton, making up 9% of the population, and it also hosts one of the largest communities of Angolans in the country. Brockton lays claim to a number of firsts, including the first three wire underground electrical system in the world (1883), the first electrically operated fire station in the US (1894), and the first appearance of a department store Santa Clause (1890). It’s not Chicago, but Brockton is statistically the windiest city in America with an average wind speed of 14.3 mph.
The Brockton personal injury lawyers at Bellotti Law Group, P.C. have several decades of experience in managing a variety of legal issues. Some of the most common lawsuit claims in Massachusetts involve personal injury, wrongful death, workers’ compensation, defective product liability, medical malpractice, car accidents, bike accidents, and pedestrian accidents. Our practice has helped clients in Brockton and many other communities in Eastern Massachusetts who are in need of legal representation or advice. Our team of lawyers brings unique specialties in different areas of the law and gives us the ability to fully cater to the needs of our individual clients. We have success in achieving settlements before trial and attaining favorable verdicts in the courtroom, and we look forward to helping clients achieve their personal goals.
Our Brockton personal injury attorneys handle many product liability lawsuits. All products come with an implicit guarantee from the manufacturer that they will be safe if used in the manner that the manufacturer intended. Defective products come from almost any aspect of commerce, including drugs, transportation, toys, medical devices, or industrial products. The stakes are high and the payoff for a defect can be substantial. The median settlement for industrial, construction, or medical products liability lawsuits is $1.25 million. The median settlement for a commercial products liability lawsuit is $725,000. The median settlement for a consumer products liability lawsuit is $279,000. According to the 2010 U.S. Tort Liability Index, Massachusetts ranked fifth in the country for fewest losses from products liability lawsuits. Delaware had the fewest total losses and South Carolina had the most.
If you have suffered an injury or a loved one was killed as the result of a defective product, please contact an experienced Boston personal injury attorney at our Boston, Cambridge, or Quincy office today at 617-225-2100 for a FREE evaluation of your case.