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Case Studies

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Admiralty

For several decades, our office was corporate counsel for a commercial tugboat company. We represented the company in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts in a lawsuit filed against the company when one of its tugboats, ...


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Tort, Wrongful Death, Negligence

The case arose out of a tragic nightclub fire in Rhode Island that killed 100 people and severely injured scores of others.  Our office represented the family of a woman who was killed in the fire.  Representation included coordinating discovery ef...


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Products Liability Class Action

Our office represented a man with a coronary condition that was made worse by the use of a certain proscribed medication. We represented our client in a class action suit against the pharmaceutical company that manufactured the medication. The case i...


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Products Liability

The office represented the family of an autistic minor child who ingested small magnetic toys. This went undetected until the boy developed gastrointestinal issues as a result of the ingestion. The magnets were discovered during an exploratory proced...


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Contracts, Commercial

Our office represented a European clothing manufacturer with an office in California in its efforts to collect money owed for materials supplied to a Boston-based internet sales clothing business. After several attempts to collect the money without l...


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Contracts, Commercial, Stock Purchase Agreement

Our office represented a defendant shareholder of a Colorado company that manufactured specialty toys. Our client’s fellow investor sued him in Middlesex Superior Court for monies owed as a result of a default judgment and execution issued against ...


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Criminal, Misdemeanor

After his passenger died while he was off-roading in a four-wheel drive vehicle, the Massachusetts State Police launched a felony death investigation against our client. After the fatal accident our client was determined to be an “immediate threat...


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Landlord Tenant

Our office represented a landlord who intended to sell his property to his tenant who was in possession of the property with an option to buy. However, the sale could not be consummated because the tenant failed to secure funding. We filed a Complain...


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Landlord Tenant, Commercial

Law Lawyer Law Firm O'Leary Boston Winchester Somerville Massachusetts Real Estate Landlord Tenant Lease Representation

Our office represents a commercial real estate owner who owns property by means of several different trusts and corporations.  We primarily represent them in summary process actions handled by the law firm and the owner’s property manager.  These...


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Condominium Real Estate

Our office acts as general counsel for large, medium and small condominium trusts providing a full array of services.  These services include, but are not limited to condominium fee collection, including the lien enforcement process, contract negoti...


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Workers’ Compensation, Third Party Claim, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

The plaintiff was injured at work when he fell off a loading dock, causing a thoracic and a rib injury.  These injuries exacerbated a pre-existing condition, and ultimately led to his death.  Our office filed a workers compensation claim, which was...


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Personal Injury Auto, Workers’ Compensation

Lawyer Law Firm O'Leary Worker's Compensation

During the course of his employment, our client was injured while he was a passenger in a work vehicle. The injury was latent however, and did not become symptomatic until months after the initial trauma. We filed a claim for workers’ compensation ...


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Contract, Consumer Debt Credit Cards

Lawyer Law Firm Credit card Debit Card Debt Case Settled

Our client incurred personal credit card debt in the amount of $45,000.00. She was sued in Middlesex Superior Court by an internationally known credit provider. The case was resolved with a reduction of the principal amount owed and agreed upon ins...


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Partnerships, Contracts, Real Estate

Lawyer Law Firm Real Estate Landlord Tenant O'Leary Law Firm Winchester Boston Massachusetts

Our office represented owners in a deadlocked dispute regarding the sale of a commercial medical office building.  Our clients had been through several lawyers by the time we became involved.  The case was put into suit, and during the course of th...