Robert H. Astor, Attorney

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Dispute Resolution, Arbitration, Criminal, Animal Bite, General Practice, Defamation & Slander, Federal, Felony, Grand Jury Proceedings, Juvenile Law


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A member of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and the American Association for Justice, Attorney Astor has a consistent record of success in the trial and resolution of complex civil and criminal cases in state and federal courts over his 29-year career. He has attained more than two dozen six-figure jury verdicts and settlements in personal injury and medical malpractice matters. Among his notable cases are:

  • Claims successfully resolved against the United States Veteran's Administration brought on behalf of the murder victims of a nurse at the Northampton VA Hospital;
  • $1.1 million settlement of a medical malpractice claim brought on behalf of a mentally retarded plaintiff against numerous physicians who failed to diagnose lithium toxicity;
  • Jury award for plaintiff against a police department stemming from a serious accident in which police wrongfully issued a citation to the plaintiff for failure to yield to a police vehicle;
  • Successful resolution of a claim brought on behalf of a young woman who was sexually assaulted by her physician;
  • Jury verdict for the plaintiff against defendant manufacturer, contractor and municipality stemming from injuries suffered after a bank of lockers fell on the plaintiff;
  • Acquittals secured on behalf of criminal defendants charged with offenses ranging from operating under the influence of alcohol to committing perjury;
  • Securing reversals for clients before the First Circuit Federal Court of Appeals after their convictions for charges ranging from intimidation of a witness to violating federal firearms laws.

All cases are personally handled by Attorney Astor, who utilizes the services of paralegals, nurses and expert witnesses. He has offices in Springfield, Amherst and Northampton.

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Springfield, MA 01103
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