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Waltham Personal Injury Lawyer

Whether a person is out for a drive or working in an office building, accidents can happen anywhere, leaving victims with injuries and a long road to recovery. It has been reported that there are an estimated 400,000 personal injury claims filed each year in the United States. A personal injury accident is any incident that is caused by a negligent party that results in one or more individuals being left with injuries and losses. If you have been the victim of a personal injury accident in Waltham, Massachusetts, it is your legal right to file a personal injury claim. 

At Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers, we have over 100 years of combined experience, offering award-winning representation to victims who have been harmed due to someone else’s negligence. No one should have to go through the Massachusetts claims process on their own. Through our dedicated representation and strategic insights, we have helped clients pursue fair compensation in Waltham as they recover from their injuries. Request a free consultation by calling (617) 391-9001 or by filling out our contact form

What Damages Are You Eligible to Receive After a Waltham Personal Injury Claim?

After you have been injured in a personal injury accident, you will have three years from the date of the incident to file a claim as per the state’s statute of limitations. It is crucial that you contact one of our trusted personal injury lawyers as soon as possible to begin working on filing your claim. 

Be aware that the insurance providers use aggressive negotiation tactics and will try to offer you the lowest possible amount in compensation. However, our team of legal professionals has experience negotiating with insurance companies to ensure you get the maximum possible amount of damages that you are owed. The damages you may be eligible to receive include:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Lost earning potential
  • Property damage
  • Pain and suffering
  • Wrongful death

If you are unsure what damages you may be eligible for, one of our Waltham personal injury lawyers may be able to help by going over the details of your specific case. 

Personal Injury Cases in Waltham, Massachusetts That We Represent

Personal injury accidents occur when they are least expected and without warning. While the at-fault party may not have acted maliciously, if their negligence caused the incident that left you with injuries, you deserve to be fairly compensated. 

At Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers, our team of personal injury lawyers have experience handling a wide variety of different accident cases. Some of the cases we represent in Waltham, Massachusetts, are as follows:

Slip-And-Fall Accidents

While a slip-and-fall may not seem like a serious accident, our knowledgeable team understands the true severity of these situations and the damaging injuries that may be suffered by victims as a result. Injuries often include traumatic brain injuries or back injuries, which can lead to costly medical bills as you recover. 

Car Accidents

Car accidents can occur unexpectedly, even if you are following all traffic laws and regulations. Negligent drivers who share the road engage in dangerous behaviors that can lead to serious accidents and injuries. You deserve to be compensated as a result of the other party’s actions that led to your injury. 

Workplace Accidents

If you have been injured at work due to someone else’s negligence, you may be able to file a personal injury claim to recover damages. This is true if the workers’ compensation insurer undervalues your benefits or minimizes how severe your injuries are. Speak with a trusted Waltham personal injury lawyer for a complimentary evaluation of your case if you have been severely injured in a workplace accident. 

Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice in Waltham can occur at any stage of treatment. This may include diagnosis, treatment, surgery, follow-up care, and chronic illness management. When a healthcare provider neglects to provide the adequate standard of care seen in the medical industry for similar circumstances and conditions, you may seek damages for medical malpractice. 

Our team of personal injury lawyers will work with field experts to determine whether a medical professional breached the standard duty of care required to treat or diagnose your condition or illness and testify to the care that was lawfully required to be provided. 

Speak With a Waltham Personal Injury Lawyer as Soon as Possible

At Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers, we have over 100 years of combined experience helping our clients who have been injured in a personal injury accident. We have won tens of millions for victims impacted by negligence. Our trusted legal team fights for the damages you deserve, ensuring your legal rights are protected every step of the way. Our passionate managing partners, J. Tucker Merrigan and Peter M. Merrigan are proud to offer award-winning representation. 

J. Tucker Merrigan has been a co-managing partner of Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers for over ten years. He has been recognized for his commitment to providing dedicated representation to his clients for awards that include: 2018-2021 Rising Star, Super Lawyers; 2015-2021 Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers, and more. Co-managing partner, Peter M. Merrigan, has been recognized for his dedicated work supporting clients pursuing justice for their losses: 2018 Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers; 2018 Rising Star, Super Lawyers; 2019-2021 Massachusetts Super Lawyer, and more. 

To schedule a free consultation, give us a call at (617) 391-9001 or fill out our contact form. 

Award-Winning Legal Team

Attorneys at Sweeney Merrigan Law, LLP have been recognized and honored by several of the top legal associations, including SuperLawyers, National Trial Lawyers Association, and Best Lawyers.

Over $500 Million Recovered

Sweeney Merrigan Law, LLP is a highly successful personal injury law firm serving Massachusetts since 2011.

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