Fighting For Boston Families For More Than A Decade

Personal Injury 2022
Better Business Bureau Accreditation
Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
Medical Malpractice 2022
Massachusetts Bar Association
Best Lawyers
American Association for Justice
The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40

Editorial Guidelines

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At Sweeney Merrigan Law, we pride ourselves on our unique, collaborative approach to personal injury law, ensuring each client receives personalized, tech-savvy, and efficient advocacy. Our team of talented attorneys, paralegals, and law students leverages the latest technology to maximize settlements and drive rapid, impactful results.

We understand that each case presents its own challenges and opportunities, which is why we tailor our strategies to fit the specific circumstances of your situation—whether it involves straightforward negotiations or requires extensive litigation.

Our dedication to understanding the ‘why’ behind each case allows us to not only seek justice but also to foster prevention, helping to ensure such tragedies are less likely to occur in the future. By focusing on the human element of each case, we balance aggressive legal tactics with compassionate support, creating a meaningful process that respects and honors your story and personal hardship.

Through this comprehensive approach, we have successfully handled a wide array of complex cases, from wrongful deaths and construction accidents to medical malpractice and product liability issues, achieving record-setting results and making a real difference in the lives of our clients and the safety of our community.


Understanding the power of content in educating and engaging our clients and the broader community, we focus heavily on creating and distributing informative content. This content serves to demystify the legal process, showcase our expertise, and share significant case outcomes, which not only strengthens our visibility but also reinforces our commitment to client education and community safety. This approach underlines why we prioritize the creation of editorial guidelines, ensuring that all content published meets the highest standards of accuracy, relevance, and ethical integrity.

Contributors & Credentials

At Sweeney Merrigan Law, LLP, our legal team is led by the accomplished Merrigan brothers, Tucker and Peter, who together have built a formidable practice known for its integrity, client-centric approach, and outstanding litigation results. Tucker Merrigan, co-managing partner and a graduate of New England Law, Boston, has been pivotal in shaping the firm’s dynamic and innovative strategies in plaintiff’s litigation. His expertise spans a broad spectrum of personal injury law, including car accidents, medical malpractice, and wrongful death, to name a few. Tucker’s legal acumen has earned him numerous accolades, such as being named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers and a Top 40 Under 40 Trial Attorney by National Trial Lawyers.

Peter Merrigan, also a co-managing partner, complements his brother’s skills with his sharp focus on motor vehicle accidents, maritime accidents, and general liability cases. A cum laude graduate of New England School of Law, Peter’s legal prowess is demonstrated by his track record of securing favorable outcomes through negotiation and trial. His commitment to excellence in the legal field is recognized by multiple awards and his active membership in prestigious legal associations.

Together, the Merrigan brothers not only uphold the highest standards of legal practice but also foster a culture of aggressive advocacy balanced with compassionate client support. Their leadership has steered Sweeney Merrigan Law to national recognition, with significant contributions to public safety through landmark cases such as the National Opioid Litigation. Our firm’s dedication to achieving justice and creating safer communities stands as a testament to the profound impact of our work, underscored by our team’s exceptional qualifications and unwavering commitment to our clients.

Core Principles

Quality is paramount in our content creation because it reflects our professionalism and dedication to legal excellence.

We adopt an audience-first approach, ensuring that the content is accessible and relevant to those seeking legal information or services, thereby enhancing their understanding and engagement with the legal topics discussed.

Human-first content is crucial as it adds a personal touch that AI-generated content cannot replicate, making our communications more genuine and relatable.

Maintaining editorial integrity is not just about adhering to legal standards but also about fostering trust and reliability, which are core to our relationships with clients.

Editorial Control

Our founding partners, J. Tucker Merrigan and Peter M. Merrigan, maintain strict editorial control over the content published on our website. Our site operates independently of external influences and we do not accept any form of advertising payments. The Merrigan brothers, along with our internal teams, actively collaborate to determine the most relevant and necessary content to address the evolving interests and needs of our readers. While we are open to considering external ideas and sources, we are committed to publishing only original content that upholds the high standards of our firm’s expertise and ethical guidelines.

Our Audience

Our target audience primarily includes individuals and families from Boston and surrounding areas, as well as New Hampshire, who have suffered due to the negligence or carelessness of others and are seeking to understand their rights.

These individuals often seek knowledgeable and compassionate legal representation to navigate the complexities of their cases.

Additionally, our audience extends to:

People looking for detailed explanations about the process of personal injury claims in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Individuals seeking thorough, unbiased, and educational information about the legal landscape in Boston and its adjacent regions.

Those considering retaining an attorney for personal injury cases stemming from auto accidents, workplace injuries, medical malpractice, or other personal injury scenarios.

Practicing attorneys in Boston and New Hampshire who are exploring nuances and strategies involved in personal injury cases.

Persons currently engaged in an ongoing personal injury case and seeking answers or legal assistance.

Community members who want to stay informed about updates and developments in personal injury law specific to Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Members of the media, researchers, and experts focused on legal trends, case studies, and safety advocacy in the realm of personal injury law.

Topical Coverage

At Sweeney Merrigan Law, we are committed to providing comprehensive coverage of topics that are critical to our clients and the community we serve. Our topical coverage includes a broad spectrum of legal issues related to personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, product liability, and construction accidents.

Each of these areas is explored through detailed service pages, insightful blog posts, timely news articles, and informative videos, all designed to educate and inform our clients in Boston, its surrounding areas, and New Hampshire.

By focusing on these key areas, we aim to empower individuals with the knowledge they need to understand their rights and the legal processes involved in seeking justice. Our content is meticulously crafted to ensure it is both informative and accessible, helping to demystify the complexities of the legal system and making it easier for individuals to make informed decisions about their legal needs.

Content Types

Sweeney Merrigan Law publishes a variety of content types with the goal of keeping clients updated on the latest developments in personal injury law, explaining complex legal concepts and showcasing the firm’s expertise.

Evergreen Pages

Our evergreen pages serve as a timeless resource for clients and visitors seeking fundamental information about our legal services and areas of expertise. From personal injury and medical malpractice to wrongful death and product liability cases, each page outlines what clients can expect when they choose to work with our firm. These pages are designed to inform clients about how we handle their particular type of case, the expertise we bring to the table, and how we can help them achieve the best possible outcome. These pages also cover essential aspects of personal injury law, such as the process of filing a claim, what to expect during litigation, and how to prepare for a consultation. 

Blog Posts

Our blog posts are intended to keep our clients and the broader community informed and engaged with the latest developments in personal injury law. Each post is crafted to be informative, accessible, and helpful, providing our readers with a deeper understanding of legal issues that could impact their lives.

Knowledge Resources

Understanding personal injury law can be daunting. That’s why at Sweeney Merrigan Law, we provide an extensive Personal Injury Resources section. This part of our website is dedicated to offering clients and the general public valuable information and guidance on a variety of topics within personal injury law. 

Verdicts & Settlements

Our commitment to securing justice for our clients is reflected in our proven track record of substantial verdicts and settlements. Our dedicated Client Results page showcases a range of successful outcomes that we have achieved on behalf of our clients, highlighting our expertise in navigating complex legal challenges and our relentless pursuit of the compensation our clients deserve. 


Sweeney Merrigan Law is deeply rooted in the communities we serve, with a strategic focus on Boston and its surrounding areas as well as New Hampshire. Our geographic focus ensures that we are well-acquainted with the unique aspects of the local and state laws that impact our clients. This local presence is crucial for providing effective representation and tailored legal services that meet the needs of our clients where they live and work.

News Articles

Our news articles provide timely and pertinent updates about significant legal changes, notable cases, and firm news that could affect our clients. At Sweeney Merrigan Law, we strive to keep our clients well-informed about the legal landscape. These articles are an essential tool in our communication strategy, ensuring that everyone we serve can stay ahead of developments that may influence their cases or general legal rights and responsibilities.


Sweeney Merrigan Law’s YouTube channel is an extension of our commitment to educating and engaging with our clients through multimedia. Our videos range from detailed explanations of legal processes to advice on what to do after an accident. We also feature testimonials from past clients and behind-the-scenes looks at our team in action. These videos are designed to make the law more accessible and understandable for everyone, breaking down complex legal concepts into clear, manageable information.


We are always looking to enrich our team with talented, driven, and compassionate legal professionals who are committed to making a difference in the lives of our clients. Our Careers page lists current opportunities for attorneys, paralegals, and administrative staff who wish to contribute to our mission of providing outstanding legal representation while fostering a supportive and dynamic work environment. We value diversity, encourage innovation, and support professional growth, making our firm a rewarding place to advance a career in law.

Linking Policy

We maintain a stringent linking policy to ensure the integrity and reliability of the content we share and reference on our website. This policy is designed to guide the selection of external links, which include references to reputable legal resources, educational institutions, and authoritative news outlets. Each link is carefully evaluated to ensure it aligns with our commitment to provide accurate, relevant, and trustworthy information. 


At Sweeney Merrigan Law, we are committed to accuracy and transparency in all our communications. Our corrections policy is an integral part of this commitment, ensuring that any inaccuracies found in our published content are addressed promptly and transparently. Should an error be identified, we are dedicated to correcting it swiftly.  If you find an error on our website, please notify us at