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  • 22 Aug. 2017

    Potential Untapped Opportunities in Public Roadway Claims

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    In New Hampshire, the starting point for any potential personal injury claim against a municipality is RSA 507-B:2. This statue provides that there must be “a nexus between the injury and a governmental unit’s ownership, occupation, maintenance, or operation of a motor vehicle or premises” or there will be no opportunity for recourse. Attorney Carr explores how attorneys can ...
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  • 12 Dec. 2016

    Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. Now Accepting Talcum Powder Cases

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    If you or a loved one developed ovarian or cervical cancer and you have a history of using talcum powder, you need to call Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. immediately. It is possible that your cancer is linked to the use of talc, a mineral known to cause aggressive tumor growth upon entering the body. Talcum powder maker Johnson & Johnson faces over 1,000 lawsuits because they failed to disclose ...
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  • 22 Nov. 2016

    Road Safety Tips for Thanksgiving

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    For those traveling by car, the same rules apply in terms of packing light and traveling at off-peak times. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), heavy traffic over Thanksgiving weekend results in an increased risk of being involved in serious and potentially deadly car accidents. Make the safety of you and your loved ones a priority by following these ...
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  • 13 Oct. 2016

    Seeking Justice after a Nursing Home Injury

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    The care of our country’s elderly residents is so important that there are state and federal laws governing standards of care in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Caregivers are trusted to uphold these standards and provide nursing home residents with attentive care. Placing your loved one in a nursing home is one of the hardest decisions a family must make, and it is crucial ...
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  • 1 Sep. 2016

    Labor Day Weekend on Tap to be the Deadliest Since 2008

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    The number of motor vehicle deaths has continued to rise since late 2014 and shows no signs of decreasing, especially over the long Labor Day weekend. The continued rise in fatalities is prompting the National Safety Council to issue its highest fatality estimate for the Labor Day holiday weekend since 2008. The Council estimates that 438 people will be killed in auto collisions during the ...
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  • 17 Aug. 2016

    Back to School Safety Tips for Drivers

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    As summer winds to a close, kids are getting ready to head back to school, which means school buses are back on the road along with kids out walking to and from school. As drivers, we have a responsibility to share the road and always be aware of our surroundings, especially in mornings and afternoons and in school zones. According to the National Safety Council, more children are hit by cars near ...
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  • 16 Jun. 2016

    Share the Road: Tips to Avoid Motorcycle Crashes

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    It’s Bike Week in Laconia, which means summer is here in New Hampshire and more drivers and motorcyclists are sharing our roads. During this time of year, it’s important for riders and local residents to remember the rules of the road, and to make safety a priority at all times. Motorcyclists face many challenges when riding, which is why it is so crucial that drivers of passenger cars ...
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  • 7 Dec. 2015

    December is National Impaired Driving Month

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    The president of the United States announced there will be an increase in efforts to stop impaired driving during December 2015, National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. He claims that every year, 10,000 people die in drunk driving accidents. Additional people suffer fatal injuries in distracted driving and drugged driving accidents. President Obama believes that collectively, we can improve ...
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  • 2 Nov. 2015

    Texting While Driving in Maine: Know the Facts

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    It can be tempting. There’s no traffic around, you’ve got something important to tell your wife or your babysitter or your colleague, and it will take just a split second to send that text. So far, you’ve never gotten caught. You’ve never come close to having a car accident. What’s the harm, right? Well, aside from the obvious and very real danger of hurting yourself ...
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  • 16 Feb. 2014

    How Do Maine Courts Determine Fault for Personal Injury?

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    Every state has its own personal injury laws, and courts determine fault and the right to recover damages based on state laws. A Maine personal injury lawyer can evaluate your accident or injury to see whether you have a legal right to pursue compensation in Maine. Maine statute §156. Comparative negligence defines the injured party’s right to compensation when bringing a claim against ...
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  • 6 May. 2013

    When Is a Dog Bite a Car Accident?

    Posted By Francis G. Murphy

    As his friend and former roommate got into the driver seat of his car, client got into the passenger seat. In the rear was the driver's dog. As the driver turned on the ignition, client turned to say hello to the dog when it lunged and bit him on his face. His face was pretty badly bitten. Shortly on the heels of my notifying the driver's insurance company of a claim, the insurance company ...
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  • 15 Jan. 2012

    Shaheen & Gordon's New Manchester Office And The Addition Of Attorneys Fran Murphy And Ed Stewart

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    The law firm of Shaheen & Gordon is proud to announce that it is opening its doors at a new location in Manchester at 80 Merrimack Street – a building directly across from the Hillsborough County Superior Courthouse, the Manchester Police Department and long known as a cornerstone of the Manchester legal community. As part of Shaheen & Gordon’s Manchester expansion, Attorneys ...
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  • 26 Oct. 2010

    Shaheen & Gordon Attorneys Named in the 2010 New England Super Lawyers & Rising Stars List

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    Shaheen & Gordon is proud to announce that Attorneys Mike Noonan, Lucy Karl, and Steve Gordon have been named to the 2010 New England Super Lawyers and Attorney Jim Rosenberg named to the 2010 Rising Stars List. Attorney Noonan was recognized for his work in the area of Personal Injury. Attorney Karl was recognized for her work in Securities Litigation. Attorney Gordon was honored for his ...
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  • 20 Sep. 2010

    US News - Best Law Firms Ranking Recognizes Shaheen & Gordon

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    In its inaugural Best Law Firms ranking, U.S. News & World Report placed the law firm of Shaheen & Gordon in its top tiers in the areas of Health Care, Personal Injury, Worker’s Compensation and White Collar Criminal Defense. U.S. News and Best Lawyers, the leading survey of lawyers worldwide, joined to rank nearly 9,000 firms in 81 practice areas in 171 metropolitan areas and 7 ...
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  • 8 Sep. 2010

    $21,060,000 - LARGEST VICTORY IN NH HISTORY

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    Attorney Christine Craig, acting as local counsel for Plaistow, NH plaintiff Karen Bartlett, won a $21,060,000 jury verdict in Federal District Court in Concord. The verdict is considered the largest ever awarded in the State of New Hampshire. The suit alleged that Mutual Pharmaceutical Co., the maker of a prescription drug called Sulindac, caused Ms. Bartlett to suffer a reaction so severe that ...
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  • 30 Nov. 2009

    Shaheen & Gordon Secures Another Important Win For Consumers

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    Attorneys Christine Craig and Michael Noonan recently won another hard fought battle to protect New England consumers from the unfair and deceptive acts of big business. This time, Shaheen & Gordon fought on behalf of Vermont consumers against Honeywell International, Inc. and for the first time in Vermont history obtained class certification in a contested case of this kind. In the case of ...
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  • 15 Oct. 2008

    Three Shaheen & Gordon Attorneys Recognized As Top Lawyers For 2009 By New Hampshire Magazine

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    Shaheen & Gordon is pleased to announce that Mike Noonan, Steve Gordon and Arpy Saunders have been recognized once again by New Hampshire Magazine as Top Lawyers in their respective fields for 2009. Mike Noonan was honored for Personal Injury Litigation, Steve Gordon for First Amendment and White Collar Crime and Arpy Saunders for health care. Top Lawyers is based on an exhaustive search for ...
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  • 15 Feb. 2008

    FBI Litigation Continues

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    New Hampshire attorney Bill Christie is lead plaintiffs’ counsel in seven consolidated wrongful death cases against the United States Government in the Federal District Court in Boston, Massachusetts arising from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s negligent use of James “Whitey” Bulger and Stephen “the Rifleman” Flemmi as FBI informants. In June 2006, Bill ...
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