Worchester is a major Massachusetts city and the county seat of Worchester County. As of the 2010 census, the population of Worchester was over 181,000, making it the second larges city in New England, smaller only than Boston.
Worchester has an area of 38.6 square miles, with 1 square mile being covered by water. With a population over 181,000, congestion can be high in Worchester. There is a greater risk of a serious accident in areas that are heavily populated. Traffic accidents, boating accidents, worksite injuries, construction injuries, brain traumas, sports injuries, or any other negligent act by an individual can result in a life altering event for you or a loved one.
The Worchester public schools are home to over 23,000 in grades K-12. There are 33 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, 7 high schools, and 13 other learning facilities consisting of magnet schools, alternative schools and special education programs. The city is also home to 21 private and parochial schools, as well as 9 different colleges. Injuries can happen at school at any given moment, fighting, sports, negligent acts of faculty, there are a number of potential consequences from injuries suffered while attending school. Injuries can occur suddenly, and may be serious or completely life altering for you and your family.
Worchester is also connected to several major highways. Interstate 290 connects central Worchester to I-495 and I-90. It also connects to I-395, I-190 and MA 2. Worchester also connects too many smaller highways in Massachusetts. With a high population and easy access to the city, these highways can become extremely congested. Chance of serious accident goes up as a result of this congestion, and serious injury can occur. A serious auto accident can drastically alter the life of you or a loved one, and you should seek legal advice.
Here at Sheff Law we have a team of attorneys read to go to work for you. Out specialties include: auto/bus accident, brain injuries, birth injuries, construction site accidents, animal attacks, medical malpractice, motorcycle accidents, spinal cord accidents, toxic torts, work place accidents and many more.
Sheff Law prides itself in our proven team approach. We have a staff that consists of multiple Massachusetts Super Lawyers and the entire firm has over 130 years of experience. This team approach allows us to give the personal attention necessary for each case and client to obtain and maximum judgments for your injuries. Douglass Sheff, the senior partner, is the incoming President of the Massachusetts Bar Association, and has built a name and powerful reputation throughout the country.
At Sheff Law, we are the Worchester and Massachusetts law firm with the resources, experience, and national reputation to investigate personal injuries and wrongful deaths. Accidents happen every day, and can seriously alter life for you or a loved one. If you or a loved one has been injured or killed as a result of the negligent act of another, contact an attorney at Sheff Law today by filling out a FREE consultation form, or call at (888) 423-4477 or 617-227-7000.
February 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Blog