James Swartz

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Boston, Massachusetts

Swartz & Swartz, P.C.
James Swartz
Swartz & Swartz, P.C.

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Products Liability, Medical Malpractice; view more

Licensed in Massachusetts since: 1972

Education: Georgetown University Law Center

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2024

Swartz & Swartz, P.C.

10 Marshall Street
Boston, MA 02108 Visit website

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Mr. Swartz, our Managing and Principal Attorney at Swartz & Swartz P.C., is a nationally recognized and respected trial attorney as well as consumer advocate. His practice focuses on cases involving negligence, torts, products liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other claims involving catastrophic injuries.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Medical Devices, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 50% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 20% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1972, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: https://swartzlaw.com/

Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • $6.0 Million (Drowning death - 6 year old boy at summer camp)
  • $ 2.012 Million, PARILLA V. ARROW, (Brain injury due to separation of two-piece introducer)
  • $ 4.0 Million, PARILLA V. BIDMC, (Brain injury due to separation of two-piece introducer)
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • "Fighting Mandatory Arbitration", Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys Journal, Summer, 2002
  • "Hazardous Playthings Causing Injury To Children", Children and Injuries, Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co., Inc., 2001
  • "Holding The Electronic Game Industry Accountable For The Deleterious Effects Violent Video Games Can Have On Our Children", Products Liability Advisory, May, 2001
  • "The Common Law In The New Millennium—Protecting Our Children", Civil Trial Practice—Winning Techniques of Successful Trial Attorneys, Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co., Inc., 2000
  • "Keeping Our Children Safe", Facts & Findings, Nov., 1999
  • Co-Author, "Warning! Injury Prevention Mandates Safer Design and Adequate Warnings," 125 Products Liability Advisory 12, July, 1999
  • "Protecting Our Children", 116 Products Liability Advisory, Oct., 1998
  • "Supreme Court Rejects Medical Device Preemption", Massachusetts Bar Association Lawyers Journal,  Nov., 1996
  • Note, "The Controversy Surrounding the Adjustment of Earnings and Profits for Accrued Tax by Cash Method Taxpayer", 42 Tax Lawyer 821, Spring, 1989
  • Mr. Swartz also provided research and editorial assistance for Toys That Kill, Vintage Books/Random House 1986, a book on toy safety authored by Edward Swartz
  • Law Review: Executive Editor, The Tax Lawyer, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia, 1989 - 1990
  • Mr. Swartz was appointed as a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Trial Preparation Tools (James Publishing 2009)
  • "Med Mal and Products Liability: A Dangerous Intersection", Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys Journal, Winter 2007, Vol. 1, No. 4
  • "Medical Instruments And Devices", Medical Errors And Litigation: Investigation And Case Preparation, Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co., Inc., 2004
  • "Danger At Play", TRIAL, November, 2003
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1991
  • Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA)
  • Public Justice Foundation
  • Massachusetts, 1990
  • Boston Bar Association (BBA)
  • American Association for Justice
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1992
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA)
Educational Background:
  • Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, B.A., Cum Ladue, 1987
Honors/Awards:
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2018
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell, 2018
  • 10 Best Attorneys Membership Invitation, 10 Best Attorneys Membership Invitation, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2019
  • Nation's Top Attorneys - Top One Percent Invitation, Nation's Top Attorneys - Top One Percent Invitation, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2019
  • Champion of Justice Award
  • Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in MA Invitation, Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in MA Invitation, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2019
  • Charter Membership Invitation, Charter Membership Invitation, Distinguished Justice Advocates, 2019
  • "AV" Peer-Review rated (highest rating) by Martindale-Hubbell
  • "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" in Massachusetts, Member of the American Trial Lawyers Association since 2008
Industry Groups:
  • American Association For Justice (Former Co-Chair Of AAJ’s Toys And Recreational Equipment Litigatio
  • Public Justice Foundation (Public Justice’s Massachusetts State Coordinator Since 1995)
  • The American Bar Association
  • The American Trial Lawyers Association (Top 100 Trial Lawyers In Massachusetts Since 2008)
  • The Boston Bar Association
  • The Massachusetts Academy Of Trial Attorneys
  • The Massachusetts Bar Association (member Of The Lawyer Referral Service Committee From 1995-1998)

Office location for James Swartz

10 Marshall Street
Boston, MA 02108

Phone: 617-742-1900

Selections

21 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2024

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