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All Things In Moderation:
The Serving of Alcohol By Bars In The City Of Boston

The Lawsuit Discovery Conumdrum
What happens when the parties to a lawsuit refuse to follow the rules?

Jurors: What Are They Thinking and What AreThey Doing?
Jurors, and Social Media: When jurors base their verdict on information outside the facts offered as evidence at trial.

Who’s In Charge?
Alcohol Liabilty At Concert and Stadium Events

What’s Going On In A Trial?
How does it begin? What are the steps that lead to the selection of a jury? Who participates? What are the criteria for arriving at a decision?

“Reply To All”: Use At Your Own Risk
Did you ever hit “reply to all” when you meant to hit only “reply.”?

How Do You Define The Word Merge?
When two roadways angle toward each other in the same direction the drivers are urged by traffic signs to “merge”. What is meant by this instruction?

Top Law Firms in Boston Overview

Experience. Integrity. Dedication

Boston MA personal Injury lawyer Arthur F. Licata The story behind the law firm of Arthur F. Licata, P.C. is one of experience, integrity, and dedication. Attorney Licata has been practicing law in the field of complex personal injury litigation for more than 30 years. He has helped thousands of people, in the Boston area and throughout New England. He works to obtain compensation for civil wrongs that have been done to his clients and the losses they have suffered making his practice one of the Top Law Firms in Boston.

Drunk Driving and Liquor Liability Law

Attorney Arthur Licata has developed a concentration of his trial experience by handling cases involving the complex area of liquor liability as it applies to drunk driving, underage drinking, overserving or careless serving of alcohol to both minors and adults making his firm one of Best Law Firms in Boston . Arthur's skill in these matters is demonstrated by his victory in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.

Landmark Court Ruling

Tobin v. Norwood Country Club, Inc. This was the first time the court in Massachusetts had dealt with this question and it became a landmark case throughout the U.S. The Supreme Judicial Court held that bars and restaurants may be held liable for alcohol-related accidents stemming from underage drinking when alcohol is supplied to minors by intermediaries who are adults. It was the first time in which a court held that a bar or restaurant was liable for a minor's intoxication when the minor was not the direct purchaser of the alcohol.

High Standards for Professionalism and Integrity

Arthur adheres to the highest standards of professional excellence and ethical conduct. His unrelenting standards have not gone unnoticed by his peers in the legal community and others making his firm one of Top Personal Injury Law Firms in Boston.

Attorney Licata's recognitions include:

An AV Peer Rating* in the Martindale-Hubbell directory

• In 2006 thru 2016, Mr. Licata was one of only 30 Massachusetts personal injury attorneys to receive the Super Lawyer designation from Boston Magazine in the general field of plaintiffs personal injury litigation making his practice one of the Top Personal Injury Law Firms in Boston

Listed in the 2009 thru 2016 editions of Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in America, and Who's Who in the World

Unlike many solo practitioners who have neither the experience nor resources to handle complex tort litigation, Arthur has no such limitations. He is able to provide personalized attention and service to every client and to immerse himself in the facts of each case in order to formulate a winning approach. He guarantees clients two extremely important things: he is the attorney they will talk to and he is the attorney who will prepare and present their case.

Attorney Referral

Attorney Licata routinely takes personal injury cases by referral from general practitioners in Massachusetts and from attorneys throughout New England and the US. He welcomes case referrals from foreign attorneys. Additionally, Arthur serves as an advisor and intermediary to US businesses seeking to establish long-term business relationships with their counterparts in Central Europe, Russia, and the People's Republic of China.

For further information about the firm and its specific areas of practice, contact the firm by phone at 617-523-9977 or via the Internet using the form to the right.

*CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

The Boston, Massachusetts Personal Injury Law firm of Arthur F. Licata, P.C. handles Top Law Firms in Boston Overview for clients throughout Massachusetts including Suffolk County, Norfolk County, Plymouth County, Middlesex County, Worcester County, and Essex County, and cities such as Worcester, Springfield, Lowell, Cambridge, Brockton, New Bedford, Fall River, Lynn, and Quincy. Mr. Licata is also admitted to practice in the state of New York. He routinely takes cases by referral from other attorneys located throughout the New England region and the United States.

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