Steven P. Sabra

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Somerset, MA

Law Offices Sabra & Aspden P.A.
 | 1026 County Street, Somerset, MA 02726
Phone: 508-674-0890
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (40%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%)
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

The founding owner of Sabra & Aspden P.A. LAW OFFICES, Attorney Steven P. Sabra divides his practice between workers' compensation matters and personal injury and wrongful death litigation, and he has previous criminal defense experience as well. From the firm's offices in Somerset, he provides representation to clients throughout Southeastern Massachusetts, and in Rhodie Island through his associate, Attorney Matthew M. Aspden. Admitted to practice in Massachusetts since 1977, Mr. Sabra is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and before the Supreme Court of the United States.

In his personal injury practice, Mr. Sabra assists people who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence of other parties. The types of cases that he has worked on have included truck and other motor vehicle crashes, train accidents, premises liability, defective products, construction site accidents, and nursing home abuse and negligence. During his career, Mr. Sabra has been able to obtain significant compensation for his clients through both jury awards and settlements, which he has negotiated out of courts.

Mr. Sabra also represents clients who have been injured on the job and who are seeking their rightful benefits under their employers' workers' compensation insurance coverage. He assists them with the preparation of the required claim, helping to ensure that it contains all necessary information, and it is filed in a timely manner, and he advocates on their behalf in the event if it is disputed or denied. Mr. Sabra's successful track record in all of his professional endeavors has earned him a great deal of recognition from his colleagues, including an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, he has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100. Mr. Sabra is a 1976 graduate of Duquesne University School of Law.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 40%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 10%Criminal Defense
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


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Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021

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About Steven Sabra

Admitted: 1977, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage:


  • Massachusetts Bar Association Community Service Award (April 2007)
  • AV Preeminent Rating – Martindale Hubbell
  • Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly – Headlined as one of the State’s “Most Powerful” Attorneys-The Power List (December 2009)
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 (2014)
  • Service to the community, Massachusetts Bar Association Community Service Award, Massachusetts Bar Association, 2007

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  • Screening Committee for Somerset Town Administrator – 2007
  • Screening Committee for Somerset Police Chief – 2014
  • Fall River District Court – Conciliator/ Mediator (September 1994 to present)
  • Member of Southeastern Regional Committee of Judicial Nominating Council (1995 to 2002)
  • Board of Bar Overseers – Hearing Committee Member, 1988 to 1994
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1985
  • Massachusetts, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Massachusetts, 1977
  • Commissioner of Judicial Nominating Commission since 2007; Board of Bar Overseers 1998-2001; Bristol County Bar Association President 1994-1995; Fall River Bar Association President 1985-1987; Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorney’s- Regional Governor 2005-2009; Member of American Bar Association and American Association for Justice; Town of Somerset Advisory and Finance Committee 2011- present; BankFive Corporator 1987 - present; Fall River Port Authority Chairman 1992- 1995; Host of “Law talk” on radio station WSAR 1999-present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Fall River Five Cents Savings Bank, Corporator (1987 to present)
  • Fall River Line Pier, Inc., President (1992 to 1995)
  • St. Thomas More Church, Eucharistic Minister
  • Member of Town of Somerset Advisory and Finance Committee, 2019

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • How to Apply for a Judgeship: The Judicial Selection Process – Panelist – June 11, 2009
  • MCLE – Personal Injury Basics – Panelist and prepared written materials – April 27, 1991
  • Bristol County Bar Association – Personal Injury Law – Panelist and prepared written materials – January 19, 1994
  • Bristol County Bar Association – Insurance Coverage Issues in Automobile Cases – Panelist and prepared written materials – January 18, 1995
  • Bristol County Bar Association – Setting and Collecting Fees – Panelist and prepared written materials – March 22, 1997
  • Southern New England School of Law – Negotiating Skills – Panelist – April 25, 1998
  • Fall River Bar Association – Board of Bar Overseers – Panelist – March, 1998 and May 16, 2001
  • Massachusetts Bar Association – How to Try a Civil Remand Case – Program Chair – September 29, 1999
  • Lorman Education Services – Worker’s Compensation in Massachusetts – Panelist and prepared written materials – May 24, 2006 and May 6, 2008


  • $100,000.00 worker’s compensation settlement for laborer who suffered knee sprain, 2020
  • $600,000.00 settlement after mediation with no prior offer for head injury to disabled adult, 2020
  • $125,000.00 settlement for arm and hand injury after slip and fall on snow and ice, 2020
  • $100,000.00 policy limit settlement for shoulder injury from motorvehicle/pedestrian accident, 2020
  • $275,000 settlement after mediation with no prior offer for fall on ice resulting in broken leg, 2020
  • $300,000.00 workers compensation settlement for arm and leg injuries from fall off roof, 2020
  • $500,000 settlement in construction site settlement plus over $300,000 in worker’s compensation settlement. Worker fell from platform and sustained multiple fractures, 2019
  • $460,000 Workers compensation settlement. Employee committed suicide after workplace harassment, 2019
  • $3.5 Million settlement in construction site accident plus over $750,000 worker’s compensation settlement. Worker fell from roof and was paralyzed, 2018

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Selected by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly to the “Power List” for lawyers having the most impact in the state. Only approximately 80 lawyers were selected statewide, 2009

Educational Background:

  • Fairfield University Fairfield, Connecticut, Bachelor of Arts. June, 1973
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Office Location for Steven P. Sabra

1026 County Street
Somerset, MA 02726

Phone: 508-674-0890

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Last Updated: 4/26/2021

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