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Marc L. Breakstone

Marc L. Breakstone

Breakstone, White & Gluck
  • Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Products Liability
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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’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 58-year-old who was seriously injured in a crosswalk.

Practice Areas
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
1st Circuit
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
- Current
Northeastern University School of Law
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Top 100 Massachusetts Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2006 - 2014
Massachusetts Super Lawyer: Plaintiff's Medical Malpractice
Super Lawyers
2004 - 2014
Lawyer of the Year
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
One of ten selected, 2002
Top 100 New England Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2009 - 2013
"AV" Peer Review Rated Attorney
Professional Associations
Massachusetts State Bar
Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Board of Governors
Articles & Publications
Lawyers must work to improve voir dire system in Massachusetts
Massachusetts Lawyers Journal
Speaking Engagements
How to Start and Run a Successful Solo or Small-Firm Practice
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
Co-chair. Program offered on numerous occasions over 20 years.
How to Identify Implicit Bias in Jury Selection Through Voir Dire, Massachusetts Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
Personal Injury Law 2016, 19th Annual New England Personal Injury Law Conference 2016, Boston
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
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Breakstone, White & Gluck
2 Center Plaza
Boston, MA 02108
Toll-Free: (800) 379-1244
Telephone: (617) 723-7676
Fax: (617) 723-7777