A Winning Litigation Team
Minimizing the risk of litigation is a critical priority for every client, but sometimes disputes cannot be avoided. If a lawsuit does arise, you want a highly experienced legal team in your corner that understands the business implications of going to trial and applies perspective and analysis to achieve a successful outcome.
Real Courtroom Experience
From products liability to personal injury, Peabody & Arnold is well known for its trial experience. We represent individuals and organizations in a wide range of disputes in state and federal court through the mediation process and jury trials. In addition, our attorneys have substantial appellate experience.
Extensive Trial Experience for Diverse Matters
Our team of litigators has tried and handled cases to successful conclusion for clients in the following areas of the law:
Defense of owners, general contractors and subcontractors in claims for property damage and personal injury arising out of construction accidents, construction defects, OSHA violations and breach of contract. We have developed close relationships with the leading experts in the field.
- PRODUCTS LIABILITY
Defense of manufacturers and retailers of allegedly defective products and component parts. The products have ranged from silicon chips to cranes, and from ATVs to industrial manufacturing machines.
- REAL ESTATE LITIGATION
Real estate and property disputes relating to easements, encroachments and adverse possession. We have tried a number of cases in Land Court and Superior Court, representing plaintiffs and defendants.
Defense of dredging companies, fishing vessels, barge owners, and passenger vessels in Admiralty, Jones Act, and Longshore & Harbor-worker cases in state and federal court, including the United States Supreme Court.
- LIQUOR LIABILITY
Defense of restaurants, hotels, package stores and social hosts in suits involving the serving of minors, over serving and inadequate security.
- AUTOMOBILE TORT
We have handled hundreds of automobile tort cases and tried to verdict over 50 cases in state court and through arbitration. We have represented insureds, taxi companies, trucking companies and bus operators as well as insurance companies in direct actions, including uninsured motorist claims.
- PERSONAL INJURY
In addition to defending in the above-mentioned practice areas, in appropriate cases, the attorneys at Peabody & Arnold also seek recovery for those injured by the negligence of others. We have won significant compensation and damages for individuals injured in auto accidents, through the negligence of property owners, by defective products and in maritime losses.