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At Gavagan Law, our Clients and their loved ones are our priority, ensuring unmatched value and personalized solutions for every individual case.  Our dedicated personal injury attorneys are committed to securing the maximum compensation for our clients, combining years of litigation experience, grit, and unwavering hard work.

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Practice Areas

Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Truck Accidents

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In the aftermath of a car accident, the path to recovery—both physical and financial—can be fraught with obstacles. Whether you’ve been involved in a car, motorcycle, or truck accident, the complexities of dealing with insurance companies, medical bills, and legal procedures can be overwhelming. As a seasoned personal injury attorney in Boston, MA, we specialize in navigating this complicated terrain, so you don’t have to.

Car Accident: From fender-benders to high-impact collisions, car accidents can result in serious injuries, emotional trauma, and financial hardship.  We take pride in aggressively pursuing the compensation you deserve.

Motorcycle Accident: Motorcyclists often face greater risks on the road, and the resulting injuries can be particularly severe. We are skilled at proving liability and fighting for your rights, ensuring that you’re not victimized twice.

Truck Accident: Collisions with commercial trucks can be devastating due to their sheer size and weight. We’re experienced in dealing with complex trucking laws and regulations, and will ensure that all parties are held accountable for your injuries.

Don’t allow your accident to define your future. If you’re seeking legal representation that’s committed to fighting for your best interests, contact us for a free consultation. We are your trusted legal advocate in all matters concerning car, motorcycle, and truck accidents.

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Bike and Pedestrian Accidents

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Navigating the busy streets of Cambridge, Somerville, Brookline, the Greater Boston area, and Cape Cod, whether on foot or by bicycle, should not be a gamble with your safety. Unfortunately, accidents involving pedestrians and cyclists are all too common, often resulting in severe injuries or even fatalities. We specialize in representing victims of bicycle and pedestrian accidents, providing the legal expertise you need to secure the compensation you deserve.

Bicycle Accident: From dooring incidents to collisions with motor vehicles, bicyclists face unique risks that can lead to life-altering injuries. My firm is committed to ensuring that you receive full and fair compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and emotional suffering.

Pedestrian Accidents: Whether you’re crossing a street or walking on a sidewalk, you have the right to be safe from negligent drivers. We have the expertise to handle complex pedestrian accident cases and are dedicated to fighting for your rights and well-being.

Don’t let an accident derail your life. If you or a loved one have been involved in a bicycle or pedestrian accident, reach out to us for a free consultation. We stand ready to be your trusted legal partner, advocating for your best interests in these critical matters.

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Slip and Fall Accidents and Premises Liability

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Slip and fall accidents can happen anywhere, from supermarkets and restaurants to private homes, rental apartments and public spaces. These incidents can result in injuries that are as unexpected as they are impactful, leaving you with mounting medical bills and loss of income. As a prominent personal injury attorney in Boston, MA, we specialize in fall accidents and premises liability cases, giving you the legal edge you need to navigate the complexities of such claims successfully.

Fall Accidents: Whether it’s a wet floor, uneven pavement, dilapidated staircase or inadequate lighting, hazardous conditions can lead to painful and debilitating falls. Gavagan Law, LLC excels at gathering the necessary evidence to establish negligence and secure the compensation you’re entitled to.

Slip and Falls on Ice/Snow: Boston’s winters can be harsh, turning pedestrian walkways, sidewalks, parking lots, and even your workplace into potential danger zones. Property owners are responsible for reasonable snow and ice removal to ensure your safety. If you’ve suffered a fall due to negligence in snow or ice removal, Gavagan Law, LLC has the expertise to fight for the compensation you deserve.

Premises Liability: Property owners have a responsibility to maintain safe environments. If you’ve been injured due to a property owner’s negligence—be it a poorly maintained staircase, a low hanging pipe, or insufficient security measures—we have the expertise to hold them accountable.

Don’t let a fall accident or unsafe premises dictate the course of your life. If you find yourself facing such unfortunate circumstances, contact us for a free consultation. We are your dedicated legal advisors in fall accidents and premises liability cases, committed to fighting for the justice and compensation you deserve.

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Wrongful Death Claims

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The loss of a loved one due to someone else’s negligence is a devastating experience that no one should have to endure. As a top personal injury law firm in Boston, MA, Gavagan Law, LLC specializes in wrongful death claims, providing empathetic yet assertive legal representation during one of life’s most challenging times.

From setting up the Estate, doing a vigorous investigation, including obtaining an autopsy report, determining both a Wrongful death claim and a Negligence claim, we guide you through every step of the legal process, ensuring you can focus on grieving and healing.

Setting up the Estate & Personal Representative: One of the first steps in pursuing a wrongful death claim is establishing an estate for your deceased loved one and appointing a Personal Representative. This crucial step enables the legal proceedings to move forward, and we offer our expertise to make this process as seamless as possible.

Navigating the complexities of wrongful death claims can be overwhelming, but you don’t have to do it alone. We are committed to holding the responsible parties accountable and seeking the compensation you are entitled to for medical bills, loss of income, funeral expenses, and emotional suffering. (G.L. c. 229, §2)

If you’re facing the difficult journey of a wrongful death claim reach out to us for a free consultation. We are your dedicated and compassionate legal ally, specialized in wrongful death claims, and committed to fighting for the justice and compensation your family deserves.

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Construction and Dangerous Worksite Accidents

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Working in construction or at a dangerous worksite inherently comes with risks, but that doesn’t mean you should be left to fend for yourself when an accident occurs. As a leading personal injury law firm in Boston, MA, we specialize in construction and dangerous worksite accidents.

Workers’ Compensation Lien & Third Party Claim: Workers’ compensation is often the first line of financial relief after a worksite accident. However, it might not cover all your losses. We have the expertise to handle and work with workers’ compensation liens, as well as pursue a negligence claim against a responsible third party, for maximum financial recovery.

From faulty equipment to unsafe practices, various factors can contribute to serious accidents at construction sites and dangerous work environments. My firm is committed to investigating these factors thoroughly, establishing negligence, and fighting for your right to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and long-term rehabilitation costs.

If you’ve suffered an injury on a construction site or dangerous worksite don’t hesitate to contact us for a free consultation.

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Nursing Home Neglect and fall injuries

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Placing a loved one or elderly parent in a nursing home in Massachusetts is often a difficult decision, made with the expectation that they will receive quality care and attention. Unfortunately, instances of elder neglect are not uncommon, leading to fall accidents and pressure ulcers. Incidents like these can lead to serious injuries. Fall-related injuries often lead to hip fractures and traumatic brain injuries, which can tragically result in death.

Often these types of incidents are preventable and only occur due to the neglect of the Nursing Home. Examples of Nursing Home neglect include, failures in developing an adequate plan of care and resident safety plan, failing to perform a fall risk assessment or implement adequate interventions for an elderly resident with mobility restrictions, cognitive impairments or poor balance.

Common interventions for high risk elderly residents include assistance with walking, mobility aids, bed rails, bed alarms, and toilet assistance.

Too often, these care plans and interventions are either lacking or poorly implemented, leading to preventable injuries. We specialize in Nursing Home neglect and fall injuries, and are committed to holding negligent facilities accountable for their actions.  We investigate every aspect of your case to establish neglect and liability. We aim to secure the compensation your family deserves including medical expenses, emotional suffering, wrongful death, and other losses your family has endured due to the carelessness or negligence of a nursing home.

If you or a loved one has suffered from neglect or fall injuries in a nursing home in Massachusetts, contact us today for a free consultation.

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Dog Bites and Dog Attacks

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Man’s best friend can sometimes turn into a source of physical and emotional pain when a dog bite occurs. We specialize in handling dog bite and dog attack personal injury cases, and Massachusetts’ strict liability law,  M.G.L. c. 140, s. 155, which holds the dog owner or keeper liable for injuries even if the dog has never shown signs of aggression before.

Strict Liability in Massachusetts: Understanding strict liability is crucial for any dog bite case. In Massachusetts, the law holds dog owners and ‘keepers’ strictly liable for injuries caused by their dogs, unless the victim was trespassing, teasing, or provoking the animal. There are also circumstances when a landlord may be liable under a negligence theory as well.

We are committed to investigating the circumstances of the dog bite incident, collecting evidence, and establishing the owner’s liability, aiming to recover full compensation for your medical expenses, emotional trauma, and other losses you may have incurred.

If you’ve been injured by a dog bite or dog attack in Massachussets reach out to us for a free consultation. We are your trusted legal experts in dog bite injuries and dedicated to securing the justice and compensation you deserve.

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Daycare Injuries: Protecting Our Most Vulnerable

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Entrusting the care of your child to a daycare facility is a significant decision, one made with the expectation that your child will be safe and well-cared-for. Sadly, daycare injuries do occur, ranging from minor accidents to severe incidents that could have life-long repercussions. Gavagan Law, LLC handles daycare injury cases with the sensitivity and legal rigor they require.

We’re committed to investigating every facet of your case, including any lapses in supervision, safety protocol failures, or instances of negligence that led to your child’s injury. Our firm aims to recover full compensation for medical expenses, emotional trauma, and other related costs you may incur due to the daycare’s negligence or misconduct.

If your child has suffered an injury while at a daycare facility don’t hesitate to contact us for a free consultation. We are your dedicated legal partner in daycare injury cases, devoted to ensuring the safety of our community’s most vulnerable members while securing the justice and compensation you and your family rightly deserve.

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MBTA, Bus, and Railroad Accidents

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Navigating the complexities of public transportation accidents in Boston, including those involving the MBTA, buses, and railroads, requires specific legal expertise. We are well-versed in the Massachusetts Tort Claims Act M.G.L. c.258, which governs claims against public employers like the MBTA.

From gathering comprehensive evidence to establishing liability among multiple involved parties—such as transportation authorities, private contractors, and insurance companies—we are committed to guiding you through the legal maze. Our objective is to secure rightful compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, and emotional suffering.

If you’ve been involved in an accident while using public transportation in Boston, reach out to us for a free consultation. We are your trusted legal resource for MBTA, bus, and railroad accidents, committed to securing the justice and compensation you rightfully deserve.

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Dangers of Marble, Granite, and Stone Slabs

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In the excitement of home renovation, you may not expect a simple shopping trip to turn into a life-altering experience. Yet, this is precisely what can happen when businesses negligently fail to secure heavy materials like marble and granite slabs in their showrooms. As a leading personal injury attorney in Boston, MA, we handle cases that involve such grievous negligence and can help you seek the justice you deserve.

Countertop businesses often underestimate the risks associated with the display and storage of heavy, potentially dangerous materials. For example rows of heavy marble slabs weighing up to or over 1000 pounds, which are often inadequately secured, with no signs warning of potential dangers or employees guiding the customers through the precarious environment. Their negligence can result in serious, even catastrophic injuries for customers who are not warned or protected adequately.

If you or a loved one have suffered an injury in a similar situation, it’s crucial to know that you have legal options. My firm specializes in cases like these, where negligence on the part of business owners and employees causes customers to suffer injuries that could have been easily avoided with proper safety measures.

Don’t let a business’s negligence dictate the quality of your life. Contact us today for a free consultation, and let us fight for the justice and compensation you deserve.

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Negligence against Beauty Salons and Cosmetologists

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In an industry where beauty and personal care are at the forefront, the last thing you expect is a life-altering injury. But for many, negligent cosmetologists and hair stylists have turned beauty treatments into a nightmare. As an experienced personal injury attorney in Boston, MA, I specialize in cases involving negligence in cosmetic and hair care services, focusing on securing justice for victims of inadequate training, insufficient consultation, and dangerously improper application of chemicals.

If you’ve suffered due to the negligence of a cosmetologist or hair stylist contact us for a free consultation. We are committed to pursuing justice for victims of cosmetological negligence, ensuring that liability is placed where it belongs—with the defendant. Our focus is on recovering damages for your emotional distress, medical costs, and the irreversible impacts on your life.

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In a field built on trust and expertise, nothing is more damaging than the betrayal that comes from legal malpractice. We are highly experienced in pursuing legal malpractice cases. Whether you’ve suffered from negligence due to your prior attorney missing the statute of limitations, other deadlines, or outright misconduct from a legal professional, our firm is committed to ensuring justice is served.

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Medical Malpractice

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When you seek medical treatment, you place your trust in healthcare professionals, expecting them to adhere to the highest standards of care. Unfortunately, medical malpractice occurs far too often, leading to avoidable injuries, worsening conditions, or even death.

Standard of Care Violations: Whether it’s a misdiagnosis, surgical error, or improper treatment, we meticulously evaluate your case to determine whether the healthcare provider’s actions violated the standard of care, causing you unnecessary harm.

Negligence and Oversight: Medical malpractice extends beyond the operating room; it can include medication errors, inadequate follow-up care, and neglect in medical settings. Our firm is committed to identifying these lapses and holding responsible parties accountable.

Compensation and Recovery: In addition to emotional distress, victims often face hefty medical bills, loss of wages, and lowered quality of life. We strive to secure full compensation for all damages you have incurred due to malpractice.

If you’ve been a victim of medical malpractice in Boston, don’t hesitate to reach out for a free consultation. As your trusted advocate for medical justice, I am dedicated to fighting for your rights and securing the accountability and compensation you rightfully deserve.

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Pharmaceutical Errors and Medication Mistakes

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The prescription you receive should be a pathway to better health, not a ticket to further illness or tragedy. However, pharmaceutical errors can and do happen, with consequences ranging from mild discomfort to life-altering conditions or even death. We specialize in cases involving pharmaceutical errors, holding healthcare professionals and drug manufacturers accountable for their negligence.

Prescription Mistakes and Overdoses: Whether it’s an incorrect prescription or a dangerously high dosage, such errors can lead to severe health complications. We are dedicated to scrutinizing medical records and prescriptions to pinpoint these potentially fatal errors.

Wrong Medication or Interaction: Receiving the wrong medication or a drug that interacts adversely with your existing medications can lead to devastating health issues. We are committed to identifying these types of pharmaceutical errors and pursuing justice for victims.

Manufacturer Liability: In some cases, the fault may lie not with the prescribing physician but with the drug manufacturer for not adequately warning about side effects or interactions. We’re proficient in navigating these complex cases to secure the accountability you deserve.

If you believe you’ve been a victim of a pharmaceutical error in Boston, contact us for a free consultation.

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If you’ve experienced an injury, whether from a car accident, slip and fall, or any other personal injury scenario, Gavagan Law, LLC is equipped with the expertise to represent you across a diverse range of practice areas. Reach out today to secure the compensation you rightfully deserve.

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