Attorney Finnerty has consistently obtained large settlements and jury verdicts for his personal injury clients. Representative cases include:
$2,500,000 – Dental Malpractice. A group of malpractice cases against a “dental implant specialist” who lost his license to practice dentistry after charging exorbitant fees for negligent treatments which resulted in failed implants and ruined dentitions.
$1,000,000 – Medical Malpractice. A minor female whose brain injury was not properly diagnosed or treated, resulting in severe seizures.
$500,000 – Product Liability/ Medical Malpractice. Case on behalf of several patients against “hair implant specialist” whose negligence resulted in disfiguring injuries.
Interesting and unusual settlements/verdicts include: case against foreign hotel where client was badly injured on defective hammock; case against public transit system for failure to secure client’s wheelchair, resulting in serious injury; case against hotel chain for failure to prevent sexual assault on premises; case against distracted driver who rear-ended client results in substantial settlement despite no witnesses or police report; case against elderly driver who failed to yield, resulting in large settlement for elderly client despite low medical bills and no surgery.
Attorney Finnerty has also built a record of success for his insurance defense clients. Such cases include:
Favorable Settlements in multiple cases against Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (“MBTA”) relating to alleged property damage arising from massive train line extension project.
Favorable Settlements in multiple cases against Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (“MWRA”) relating to alleged hazardous waste damage arising from construction activities.
Defense Verdict in Automobile “rear-ender” case after establishing that plaintiff’s distracted driving was the true cause of accident, not any negligence by defendant. Defense verdict defied the ancient maxim that a defendant can never win a rear-ender case.
Defense Verdicts in Dental Malpractice cases; Mr. Finnerty has won numerous defense verdicts in cases brought against dentists for alleged malpractice, disproving any negligence by the defendant in each case.
Summary Judgments for Defendants in many cases, including Product Liability case against manufacturer of mechanical paint sprayer, case against condominium association for injuries related to exercise equipment, and case against building owner for injuries related to fall from loading dock.
When necessary, Attorney Finnerty has taken liability cases to trial and kept jury awards well below company reserves, preventing runaway juries by utilizing effective expert witness testimony to paint a clear and concise picture of recoverable damages.