Quincy Personal Injury Attorneys
Practice Areas: Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense
Law School: New England School of Law
Member: American Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, Norfolk County
Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Suffolk Lawyers
Biography: Attorney Flanagan has been representing the injured victims of Quincy,
MA and other towns throughout the South Shore area for over 11 years with
a long history of success in the cases that he handles and many satisfied
clients whom he has represented in the past. He has earned himself a reputation
as an aggressive, fearless and well prepared trial attorney through many
years of successful representation.
Dave Flanagan began his career in 1994 working as a private investigator
for the Claims Bureau where he would conduct surveillance and other various
investigatory techniques in order to assist insurance companies in uncovering
potential insurance fraud. From here he went on to work as an insurance
claims adjuster for Liberty Mutual Insurance, and finally opened his own
company in 1999 called Diligent Claims Investigations. He has many years
of insurance claim experience, as an adjuster he understands the issues
that arise in claiming damages and he knows what evidence will be exploited
and how others may try to diminish your insurance claim.
Client in Norwood, MA:
"Thanks, Dave, you made a difficult process for me easy. I will tell
all that I know the wonderful job you did."
Client in Stoughton, MA:
"Attorney Flanagan handled my case and got me a settlement that was
much more than I thought I would get. He explained exactly how the insurance
company works and he delivered results."
Client in Dedham, MA:
"I have dealt with many attorneys in my lifetime and no attorney was
better prepared than Attorney Flanagan. He went out of his way to help me."
About Barbara L. Horan
Practice Areas: Civil Law, Commercial Law
Law School: Boston University School of Law
Member: Massachusetts Bar Association
Biography: Attorney Barbara L. Horan is an experienced civil and commercial law attorney
whose current practice focuses on tort claims -- civil claims to recover
for negligent or intentional conduct that injures someone in some way.
She has represented both plaintiffs and defendants from intake to trial
on claims involving motor vehicle accidents, property defects causing
slips, trips, and falls, defective products, wrongful death, and trademark
infringement. She also specializes in collections work, defending debtors
against unfair debt collection practices and assisting plaintiffs who
wish to use legal process to collect on judgments and other debts.
Attorney Horan graduated from Boston University School of Law in 2001 with
a concentration in Litigation and Dispute Resolution. She is currently
admitted to practice in Massachusetts state courts, in the Federal District
Court for the District of Massachusetts, and in the First Circuit Court
of Appeals. In 2005 she co-chaired a jury trial on a multi-million dollar
premises liability claim that resulted in the largest defense verdict
in Massachusetts for that year, upheld on appeal. She litigated a successful
defense of a premises liability case in 2009 involving window-washers
who were seriously injured when they fell from the rooftop of an office
building. She filed and in 2014 successfully settled a federal court whistleblower
case against a pharmaceutical manufacturer on behalf of an employee who
was unlawfully discharged for reporting health and safety violations in
the manufacturing process. She also obtained a six-figure settlement of
claims brought under the Uniformed Services Employment and Re-Employment
Act and Massachusetts Fair Employment Practices Act on behalf of an employee
who was terminated for low sales volume due to military leave. In 2015
Attorney Horan successfully settled a lawsuit filed against a bowling
alley on behalf of a client who suffered a broken wrist as a result of
the negligent maintenance of the premises. She recovered tens of thousands
of dollars in a collection action filed in 2015 on behalf of client who
had made an unsecured loan to a Massachusetts business. As an associate
at Flanagan and Associates, LLC Attorney Horan continues her thorough,
diligent and relentless practice to achieve just compensation for her
clients through informed settlement negotiations and skilled discovery,
motion, and trial practice.
Prior to practicing law, Attorney Horan received a B.A. from Oberlin College
with a double-major in Psychobiology and Philosophy, a M.S. from the University
of Minnesota, Minneapolis in Ecology and Behavioral Biology, and a Ph.D.
from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, in Philosopy. She taught
and published in the areas of Philosophy of Science and Philosophy of
Biology at various universities around the country.
About Michelle Baratta
Practice Areas: Family Law; Personal Injury; Estate Planning/Probate; Real Estate
Law School: Northeastern University School of Law '09
Women's Bar Association,
Norfolk County Bar Association,
Massachusetts Bar Association
Biography: Michelle Baratta has handled hundreds of personal injury cases in her time
as a practicing attorney. She is a driven attorney and experienced negotiator.
Michelle graduated from the University of Hartford in 2006 with a Bachelor
of Arts after majoring in politics and government. She moved to Boston
after graduating to pursue her passion for the law. While at Northeastern,
Michelle participated in several legal clinics and donated her time to
aiding indigent defendants at Dorchester District Court. After law school,
she worked for several years as a personal injury litigator at a medium-sized
firm in Revere, which included handling claims pre-suit all the way through
trial. Michelle joined Flanagan and Associates in 2011, where she has
expanded her practice to include family law matters, estate planning,
and real estate. She has also handled various other civil matters over
the years and feels confident with her ability to get the best results
for her clients, no matter what the issue.
Client in Weymouth, MA:
"Michelle did some divorce work for a friend of mine and he was extremely
pleased with her work. I dealt with Michelle on Family/Estate Planning
issues. She was great to work with - very professional, friendly and responsive.
I would highly recommend Michelle."
Client in Braintree, MA:
"Michelle has handled several real estate closings as well as other
legal liability issues fot my partners and I and we have been extremely
pleased with her knowledge and pleasant demeanor. I have been party to
many other real estate closings and Attorney Baratta's have been smooth
"Michelle Baratta is a very professional, caring, honest and knowledgeable
attorney. She worked with me to finalize my divorce; we reached a fair
settlement and avoided a court hearing. She kept me informed throughout
the process and I had complete confidence in her abilities."
How We Can Help You
Flanagan & Assocaites has a team of highly experienced Weymouth trial
attorneys who have the skills that you need on your side in order to aggressively
fight for your rights, your goals and desires. It is vitally important
that you do not wait to
contact our firm and obtain legal representation.
We will be able to answer your questions, discuss your options, advise
you of the best action for you to take and provide you with skillful legal
representation of your case in court if you choose to work with us.
Your initial consultation and
case evaluation are free of charge
. Do not hesitate to speak with a Quincy personal injury lawyer from our
firm to discuss how we can help you.