Newton, MA Injury Lawyers
The City of Newton is located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Newton was 85,146, making it the eleventh largest city in the state. The city is bordered by Waltham and Watertown on the north, Needham and the West Roxbury neighborhood of Boston on the south, Wellesley and Weston on the west, and Brookline and the Brighton neighborhood of Boston on the east.Newton is a suburban city approximately seven miles from downtown Boston. Rather than having a single city center, Newton is a patchwork of thirteen “villages”, many boasting small “downtown” areas of their own. The 13 villages are: Auburndale, Chestnut Hill, Newton Centre, Newton Corner, Newton Highlands, Newton Lower Falls, Newton Upper Falls (both on the Charles River, and both once small industrial sites), Newtonville, Nonantum (also called “The Lake”), Oak Hill, Thompsonville, Waban and West Newton.Newton was incorporated as a town, known as Cambridge Village, in 1688, then renamed Newtown in 1691, and finally Newton in 1766. It became a city in 1873. Newton is known as The Garden City.Early industries that developed in the late 18th and early 19th centuries in Newton included a series of mills built to take advantage of the water power available atNewton Upper Falls and Newton Lower Falls. Snuff, chocolate, glue, paper and other products were produced in these small mills but, according to historians, the water power available in Newton was not sufficient to turn Newton into a major manufacturing city. Remnants of the old mills can still be seen at the Hemlock Gorge conservation area, used mostly for hiking and recreation.The city has two symphony orchestras, the New Philharmonia Orchestra of Massachusetts and the Newton Symphony Orchestra.The Newton Free Library possesses more than 500,000 volumes of print materials as well as art, both original and prints, sound recordings and videos: The Newton Free Library has the largest collection in the Minuteman Library Network.Each April on Patriots Day, the Boston Marathon is run through the city, entering from Wellesley on Route 16 (Washington Street) where runners encounter the first of the four infamous Newton Hills as well as the infamous Heartbreak Hill on Commonwealth Avenue near Newton Center.Newton is home to many colleges including Andover Newton Theological School; Boston College; Boston College Law School; Hebrew College; Mt. Ida College and Lasell College.Sheff Law has been representing victims of personal injury in Newton for over six decades. Our attorneys have represented our Newton clients in both the State Courts as well as in matters at the Department of Industrial Accidents for workers’ compensation claims. Our Newton personalinjury lawyers work with clients regarding injuries related to automobile accidents, workplace and construction site accidents as well as in matters involving, spinal cord and traumatic traumatic brain injury. Sheff Law has a team of six lawyers with over 120 years of collective personal injury experience. Given its population and location, Newton, Massachusetts is home to an diverse group of people with a variety of ethnic backgrounds with nearly one-third of the population claiming to be Jewish. At Sheff Law we have the capability to work with individuals from nearly every ethnic and geographical background so we can communicate with our clients in the language they are most comfortable using.At Sheff Law we know that representing victims of personal injury in Newton, Massachusetts is a serious responsibility. Located in downtown Boston, Sheff Law has the resources of a large city law firm yet we provide our clients with the care and courtesy you would expect in a small town. When someone needs an injury lawyer in Newton, Massachusetts, Sheff Law attorneys respond by working as a team to provide our clients with the best legal representation possible. Our dedicated group of attorneys and support staff will be happy to meet with you at your home when it is inconvenient or impossible for you to travel to Boston. Our lawyers use a national network of experts to provide our Newton, MA, clients with the resources their case need.To get from Newton to Sheff Law, you can take Route 90 (Mass Pike) into Boston and park at the Government Center parking garage or at the garage at 2 Center Plaza, Boston, MA, which is conveniently located directly across the street from our office. You can also take the “T” Green line from any of the seven stops in Newton to Government Center which is located directly across the street from our office. You may also take the Worcester line of the Commuter Rail from Newtonville, West Newton or Auburndale to South Station which is a 15 minute walk to our office or short subway or taxi ride.If you or a loved one has been injured in Newton, Massachusetts, call our Newton injury lawyers at Sheff Law to help. If you or someone you know has been injured, call an attorney at Sheff Law today at 617-227-7000 or fill out a free online form.