Worcester Civil Litigation Lawyers

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Litigation Lawyers in Worcester

In Worcester, Massachusetts, civil litigation involves a wide range of procedures during which a court of law adjudicates legal disagreements which do not involve criminal offenses. Either public or private parties can be involved in civil litigation.

Courts in Worcester, Massachusetts do not use civil litigation as a means to punish people for their wrongdoing, or to deter future bad acts.

Rather, civil litigation in Worcester, Massachusetts primarily concerns itself with forcing the defendant, if they're found to be liable, to compensate the victim for the harm caused by their wrongdoing. This compensation almost always comes in the form of money, but it can also come in the form of a court order, compelling the defendant to do something, or stop doing something.

Common subjects of civil litigation in Worcester, Massachusetts

Civil litigation in Worcester, Massachusetts, can arise in almost any situation, since legal wrongs can be committed in any context. It's crucial to note, however, that there are only a few contexts in Worcester, Massachusetts that give rise to civil litigation with any significant frequency.

Employment: The employer / employee relationship is one of the more common sources of civil litigation in Worcester, Massachusetts. Wage and hour violations, racial discrimination, and on-the-job injuries can all lead to civil litigation.

Personal Injury: When someone is injured due to the negligence (carelessness) of another, they typically have a legal right to seek compensation for their injuries. Civil litigation in Worcester, Massachusetts is the usually how people seek compensation for physical injuries, including compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and similar losses.

Family: Most of us know that families in Worcester, Massachusetts don't always get along perfectly. This potential for discord, usually involving disputes over child custody, distribution of property after divorce, or child support, can sometimes lead to civil litigation.

How Can a Worcester, Massachusetts Lawyer Help?

In Worcester, Massachusetts, civil litigation issues can be extremely complicated and convoluted. Also, people are rarely faced with the prospect of civil litigation when they were expecting it.

Accordingly, it's a good idea to at least consult with a Worcester, Massachusetts civil litigation attorney if you think that you might be involved in civil litigation in the near future.

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Life in Worcester

The City of Worchester is the seat of Worchester County, Massachusetts and home to 190,000 residents. As the 2nd largest city in New England after Boston, Worchester is known as the "Heart of the Commonwealth." Consequently, the Worcester City Seal is emblazoned with a heart.

The Worchester City Seal is also appropriate because there are a wide range of health-related businesses and schools in town. UMass Memorial Health Care, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Saint Vincent Hospital, Hanover Insurance, and the Fallon Clinic round out 5 of the top 8 employers in Worchester.

Other businesses, like Polar Beverages who operates two bottling facilities in Worcester, make use of the local staff of lawyers. Worcester lawyers consult clients on a wide range of cases.

Worcester has an abundance of Victorian era mill architecture like at the Jesuit College of the Holy Cross. The college was founded in 1843 and is one of the oldest Roman Catholic colleges in the United States and the oldest in all of New England. Worcester has a number of other universities including Clark University, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Becker College, Assumption College, and the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Heal Sciences that bring a lot of students and tourists to the town.

Additionally, the Worcester Art Museum has famous works by the likes of Rembrandt, Renoir, Gauguin, Kandinsky, and Jackson Pollock on display. The Higgins Armory Museum is an excellent example of Art Deco steel buildings and is the only museum in the Northern Hemisphere dedicated to arms and armor.

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