The Law Offices of Joseph J. Cariglia, PC

Worcester, Massachusetts Personal Injury Lawyers

The Law Offices of Joseph J. Cariglia, PC

188 Lincoln Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 01605

Phone(508) 762-4327 or(866) 491-6561
Fax (508) 754-1980

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Law Firm Overview

The Law Office of Joseph J. Cariglia P.C. in Worcester, MA, handles personal injury cases. The firm can represent victims of traffic accidents, construction accidents, medical malpractice and defective products. For more than 50 years, the firm has helped clients who have a life-altering event physically, emotionally and financially.

Lawyers at the firm use their experience and knowledge to help clients fight their opponents. They are aggressive in pursuing the maximum compensation for their clients. They know the tricks opponents use to lower compensation and counter them.

Attorneys at the Law Office of Joseph J. Cariglia P.C. have a track record for successful outcomes. They have recovered millions for clients to cover their expenses and personal problems. However, they don't just fight for money, but for peace of mind. They help clients get their lives back on track and find a new beginning for the future.

Year this Office was Established: 1961

Languages: English, Spanish

Areas of Law

Additional Areas of Law: Cancer Misdiagnosis; Air Bag Defects; Brake Failure; Defective Toys; Seat Belt Defects; Vehicle Defects; Nursing Home Negligence; Bed Sores/Pressure Sores; Malnutrition/Dehydration; Nursing Home Falls; Prescription Errors; Unsanitary Conditions; Dog Bites; Escalator Falls & Accidents; Negligent Security; Sidewalk Falls; Snow & Ice Falls; Swimming Pool Accidents; Carpal Tunnel; Crane Accidents; Electrical Accidents; Forklift Accidents; Ladder/Scaffolding Accidents; Repetitive Motion Injuries; Workplace Accident Insurance Issues; Work-Related Burn Injuries; Amputations And Lost Limbs; Broken Bones; Hand & Wrist Injuries; Hip & Joint Injuries; Knee Injuries; Paralysis; Whiplash; Jet Ski Accidents; MBTA Accidents; School Bus Accidents; Cell Phone Car Accidents; Child Injuries In Accidents; Highway Accidents; Hit & Run Accidents; Multi-Car Accidents.

Areas of Law Description

At The Law Offices of Joseph J. Cariglia, P.C. we provide legal representation and services in the following areas of practice:

- Motor Vehicle Accidents

Motor vehicle accidents cause thousands of injuries and death every year. Many of these accidents are caused by negligence. Distracted driving, speeding, reckless driving, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, dangerous roads and vehicle defects can all cause accidents, injuries, and fatal crashes.

* Bike and Pedestrian Accidents

Sometimes, it feels like you are risking your life every time you cross the street. Distracted or aggressive drivers cause serious injuries to pedestrians and bicyclists in Worcester and throughout Massachusetts. At The Law Offices of Joseph J. Cariglia, P.C., our personal injury lawyers have represented victims of bicycle and pedestrian accidents for more than 45 years.

* Boat and Jet Ski Accidents

A serious accident can quickly turn a day at the lake into a tragedy. At The Law Offices of Joseph J. Cariglia, P.C., we represent people injured in boating accidents because someone else was careless, reckless or otherwise negligent. Our attorneys have represented clients who were injured in boating accidents on Lake Quinsigamond, Indian Lake and other bodies of water throughout central Massachusetts.

* Car Accidents

Our top-notch Worcester car accident lawyers are some of the most respected personal injury attorneys in Massachusetts. We have helped people recover substantial settlements in car accident cases, including the largest liquor liability case in state history.

* Motorcycle Accidents

We understand motorcyclists often have a bad reputation amongst drivers. Our experience is that motorcycle accidents are often the fault of the car or truck driver, not the driver of the motorcycle. The lawyers at The Law Offices of Joseph J. Cariglia, P.C. in Worcester are serious when pursuing compensation.

* Truck Accidents

As Massachusetts truck accident attorneys, we can help people throughout Central Massachusetts who’ve suffered serious injuries when their car was hit by a big rig. Our firm has decades of combined experience fighting personal injury lawsuits, many involving trucks and car accidents on state highways like Route 290, Route 2 and Route 495.

- Medical Malpractice

The medical malpractice attorneys at The Law Offices of Joseph J. Cariglia, P.C. represent victims of medical malpractice. Over the years, we have won significant verdicts and settlements in a wide range of medical malpractice claims, including those involving: cancer misdiagnosis: birth injuries: surgical errors: emergency room errors; medication errors; failure to diagnose; delayed treatment.

- Nursing Home Negligence

At The Law Offices of Joseph J. Cariglia, P.C., our attorneys stand up and fight for victims of nursing home abuse and neglect, including those who have suffered due to: malnutrition; dehydration; bedsores/pressure ulcers/decubitus ulcers; falls; inadequate staffing; prescription errors; overmedication or under medication; failure to provide medical care; failure to prevent wandering or elopement; unsanitary conditions.

- Catastrophic Injuries

The Law Offices of Joseph J. Cariglia, P.C., our attorneys have more than 45 years of experience representing catastrophic injury victims in Worcester and throughout central Massachusetts. You can depend on us to help you obtain the full amount of financial compensation you deserve in cases involving: head and brain injury; spinal cord injury; burns; electrocution; internal injuries; fractures; paralysis; amputation.

- Brain and Head Injuries

The Law Offices of Joseph J. Cariglia, P.C. in Worcester, Massachusetts, our personal injury lawyers have won significant verdicts and settlements for clients who have suffered all types of brain injuries, including: Traumatic brain injuries caused by a blow to the head strong enough to disrupt brain function.

- Spinal Cord Injuries

At The Law Offices of Joseph J. Cariglia, P.C. in Worcester, Massachusetts, our attorneys have won significant verdicts and settlements for hundreds of clients suffering from spine or spinal cord injuries. We have the experience, determination and resources to help you get the financial compensation you deserve.

- Work-Related Accidents

If you have been injured in an accident or are suffering with a work injury, you need an experienced lawyer to help you navigate through the confusing maze of compensation sources, including workers compensation. The lawyers at The Law Offices of Joseph J. Cariglia,P.C. know the system and fight for your right to compensation.

- Construction Accidents

Construction sites are dangerous places. Despite state and federal safety regulations, construction workers are regularly involved in accidents at jobsites throughout the state. At The Law Offices of Joseph J. Cariglia, P.C., our construction accident attorneys have decades of experience helping injury victims obtain just compensation for damages.

- Ladder and Scaffolding Accidents

This could include the ladder or scaffolding manufacturer or the company that erected the scaffold. Injured workers may also be able to pursue a personal injury claim if the person or organization that caused the injury was not their employer or a co-worker. We will carefully analyze your case to determine the approach that is right for you.

- Defective Products/Product Liability

At The Law Offices of Joseph J. Cariglia, P.C., product liability attorneys will pursue financial compensation for your medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages and property damage. You can rely on us for experienced legal representation that gets results.

- Workers' Compensation

An on-the-job accident can result in painful and disabling injuries and even wrongful death. How can you support yourself when you are too injured to work? Our lawyers can help you get the financial compensation you deserve for your workplace injuries. Whether you were injured in an accident or developed an injury over time, if it occurred while you were at work, you should speak to a lawyer about workers' compensation.

- Wrongful Death

We have skills in a wide range of personal injury cases, including car accidents, medical malpractice, slip and fall injuries, dog bites and product liability. Any of these cases can lead to a wrongful death lawsuit. Our Massachusetts wrongful death lawyers work hard for their clients and aren’t intimidated by big companies or tough challenges.

- Slip and Fall

The Massachusetts Slip and Fall Attorneys at Joseph J. Cariglia know the state’s law. They know when a business owner or a municipality is negligent. They know the rules involving slip and fall accidents and can ensure that you get paid for your medical bills and compensated for lost time at work.


Daniel Shanahan, Esq. Mr. Daniel E. Shanahan, Esq.
Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall



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