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Michael S. McGrath

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Bio

During his first year of practicing law in New Hampshire, Michael gave the closing argument in a gender discrimination case. The jury returned a verdict of over $1,000,000.00. Since that time Michael has been litigating cases for individuals and businesses throughout New Hampshire. Over the years, Michael has expanded his litigation practice from personal injury, employment and family law to include medical malpractice, complex product liability cases, corporate litigation and probate litigation obtaining multiple six and seven figure verdicts and settlements.

Michael is a Past President and long-time board member of the New Hampshire Association for Justice. Michael is also a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association – NH Chapter and the American Association for Justice. Michael has addressed the New Hampshire Legislature multiple times on issues related to preserving the right to jury trials in New Hampshire.

Michael has been a speaker at a number of Continuing Legal Education programs for attorneys on topics ranging from effective discovery in civil litigation to developments in New Hampshire family law. He is the author of “The Automobile Injury Case for Paralegals in New Hampshire,” published by the Institute for Paralegal Education NBI, Inc. (2000), and “Child Support Liens,” published by the New Hampshire Association for Justice. Michael has been featured on New Hampshire’s television station WMUR to discuss legal issues.

Assistant: Barbara Grey

Education
  • JD George Mason School of Law - Graduate School 1996
  • BS Accounting, Providence College - University 1990
Bar Admissions
  • All New Hampshire State Courts
  • New Hampshire Federal District Court
  • All Massachusetts State Courts
  • Massachusetts Federal District Court
Awards
  • Best Attorneys Online 2013 Visit Website
  • NH Trial Lawyers Assoc. Board of Governors Award
Community Involvement
  • JDRF – Northern New England Chapter
  • St. Catherine School, Manchester, New Hampshire, Basketball Coach
  • Rotary – Queen City Club
  • CYO Basketball Coach
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Verdicts and Settlements

Below are some of Michael’s important verdicts and settlements. There are many other six figure settlements that are subject to confidentiality agreements.
  • Personal Injury Personal Injury

    Husband and Wife were killed in a motor vehicle – Settlement after suit filed - $1,250,000

  • Employment Discrimination Boisvert v. Sears, Roebuck & Co.

    Gender discrimination under Title VII - U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire, Total Verdict - $1,168,500

  • Personal Injury Personal Injury

    Client suffered significant burn injuries on her legs as result of vendor’s negligence – Settlement after suit filed - $900,000

  • Personal Injury Personal Injury and Worker’s Compensation

    Motor vehicle collision while on the job – Settlement and Worker’s Compensation Lump Sum Settlement Total - $340,000

  • Personal Injury Personal Injury

    Client slipped and fell on ice injuring knee – Settlement prior to suit - $232,000

  • Employment Discrimination Heidi McKee v. NGS Dental, PLLC

    Wrongful termination and violation of RSA 275-E - Grafton County Superior Court, 215-2011-CV-00087, Verdict $224,000 in damages plus attorney’s fees, costs and interest to be determined by the court

  • Personal Injury Personal Injury

    Ladder collapsed and client fell injuring knee – Settlement after filing suit - $225,000

  • Personal Injury Personal Injury

    Client suffered a degloving injury in a motor vehicle collision – Settlement after filing suit - $130,000

  • Personal Injury Personal Injury

    Client fractured left leg in motor vehicle collision – Settled for full extent of insurance coverage - $100,000

  • Personal Injury Personal Injury

    Client suffered head injury in motor vehicle collision and lost sense of taste and smell – Settled for full extent of insurance coverage - $100,000

  • Personal Injury Personal Injury

    Lead paint poisoning – Settled after filing suit - $100,000

  • Personal Injury Personal Injury

    Client suffered multiple injures in a motor vehicle collision – Settled prior to filing suit - $100,000

  • Personal Injury Personal Injury

    Client suffered a lower leg injury when he slipped and fell on ice – Verdict - $97,000

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