Marc Breakstone has established a reputation as one of the top personal injury and medical malpractice lawyers in Massachusetts and New England. He has practiced law in Massachusetts since 1986 and is a partner at Breakstone, White & Gluck.
Mr. Breakstone works tirelessly to ensure his clients receive full and fair compensation as well as achieve the most favorable medical result. He has been recognized as a Top 100 New England Super Lawyer, a Top 100 Massachusetts Super Lawyer and a Massachusetts Super Lawyer in Plaintiff’s Medical Malpractice.
Mr. Breakstone has also been recognized with a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rating for 25 years. This recognizes attorneys ranked at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal expertise, communication skills and ethical standards by their peers.
Mr. Breakstone’s significant recoveries include: $10.2 million for a baby who suffered brain damage due to ambulance negligence; $7.5 million for a propane gas explosion and wrongful death and $7.5 million for a baby who suffered brain damage due to medical malpractice.
Mr. Breakstone’s $10.2 million recovery against a national ambulance company led to fundamental regulatory changes with ambulance incident reporting in Massachusetts. His $1 million settlement for a spinal fusion patient who was abandoned by a surgeon at Mount Auburn Hospital resulted in a new hospital policy to inform patients if a doctor is suspended.
In 2012, Mr. Breakstone obtained a $7.5 million settlement for the family of an electrician who was killed in a propane gas explosion in Norfolk, Mass. Mr. Breakstone is known for his results for clients injured in public transportation accidents and pedestrians who have been injured or killed in bus accidents. He has handled numerous cases involving the MBTA and won at trial and appeal, including a $7.1 million award for a pedestrian who was struck by a bus and seriously injured in a crosswalk.