The injury lawyers at the Law Offices of John C. Manoog III have been representing people in Easton and other Massachusetts communities since 1994. Led by founding partner John C. Manoog III – a skilled litigator and Massachusetts Bar Association faculty member – we have the knowledge, experience, and resources to help accident victims seek the full legal remedies that they deserve. Whether it is a motor vehicle collision, a slip and fall on an icy sidewalk, or an incident of medical malpractice, we know very well the pain and stress that unexpected harm can cause to victims and their families. We aim to help our clients on the road to recovery by working to hold those responsible fully accountable for their actions.Asserting Your Rights through a Negligence Claim
Most personal injury cases are based on a claim of negligence. In order to successfully sue for negligence, an injured person (plaintiff) has to prove that the person or entity being sued (defendant) breached a “duty of care” owed to the plaintiff and that this breach caused the plaintiff to be hurt. In car crash cases, for example, courts will often consider whether the driver who allegedly caused the collision met his or her duty to operate the vehicle in a reasonably safe manner. In slip and fall cases, by contrast, courts determine whether a property owner fulfilled the obligation to keep the premises in a reasonably safe condition and to warn others of any hazards that the owner knew about or should have known about at the time.
The damages available in personal injury cases typically include money for medical costs, property damage, missed wages stemming from time away from work during the healing process, pain and suffering, and emotional distress. Additionally, punitive damages may be available to the victim as a way to punish a defendant for particularly callous behavior in certain cases. An injured person’s family may also be able to seek separate “loss of consortium” damages to compensate for the loss of the victim’s companionship, support, love, and guidance.
In the tragic event that a person dies in an accident, his or her family may have the right to sue those responsible for wrongful death. This type of lawsuit must be filed through the deceased person’s estate – a legal term for the deceased person’s interests - by a personal administrator deemed responsible for the estate. The damages that may be available include medical and other costs related to the accident, as well as the loss of the family member’s future income.Seek Legal Guidance after an Accident in the Easton Area
Situated within a reasonable distance from both Boston and the Cape, Easton is a conveniently located enclave for city commuters and shoreline seekers alike. The primarily residential community has been named one of the 50 safest in the state, and its culture and diversity offer a mixture of old New England charm and modern Massachusetts comfort.
The attorneys at the Law Offices of John C. Manoog III can use their experience in car accident and other personal injury claims on behalf of Easton residents who have been hurt by someone else’s carelessness. We have a strong record of previous successes in providing comprehensive services for the people whom we represent. We offer free consultations from our offices, which are conveniently located in Hyannis and Plymouth. Our lawyers are also happy to travel to you if you cannot make it to us. We do not charge a fee in many cases unless we are successful. Call us at 888-262-6664 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation. Nós Falamos Português.