Jeanine E. Goodwin’s Experience Shared in Contributions to the Wrongful Death Chapter of MCLE Tort Manual

McCarthy Bouley Barry + Morgan is proud to announce that senior associate Jeanine E. Goodwin has offered her skill, knowledge, and experience to the legal community in contributing to the 2021 edits of the wrongful death chapter in the Massachusetts MCLE Tort Law Manual. Jeanine has been an ongoing contributor and editor for the wrongful death chapter since 2016, assisting with all three drafts issued during this time period. Her valuable contributions include providing important case law updates and practice tips for attorneys on certain nuances of handling wrongful death cases in Massachusetts.

The Massachusetts MCLE Tort Law Manual is a source of substantive authority regarding tort actions such as slip and falls, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, and wrongful death claims. The MCLE Tort Law Manual provides a thorough practice guide into recognizing these issues, offering solutions, and providing practical tips how to build a case or defense.

The wrongful death chapter builds on this overall formula, but is specific to just wrongful death claims. This is an area of law that is frequently described as one of the most complicated to handle.   Jeanine draws on her extensive experience handling complex wrongful death cases to offer insight into topics such as identifying parties and beneficiaries, existence of certain legal defenses, and evaluation of recoverable damages. For many attorneys practicing law in Massachusetts, reliance on this manual and the wrongful death chapter is essential.

Jeanine’s experience handling medical malpractice and wrongful death cases is an invaluable contribution to this publication for other attorneys throughout Massachusetts. She has been representing physicians, hospitals, nurses, dentists, and other medical professionals since 2003, handling some of the most complex claims involving allegations of wrongful death, failure to diagnose, product liability, and other types of high-stakes catastrophic tort cases.

McCarthy Bouley Barry + Morgan represents healthcare providers, practice groups hospitals, and other healthcare providers throughout Massachusetts. With decades of experience and a proven track record of success on motion papers, trial, and on appeal, our firm is capable of undertaking even the most complex of legal challenges facing healthcare providers.