Settled in 1630 as part of Charlestown, it was originally called Mistick when Thomas Dudley misspelled Mystic after the Mystic River. The first bridge across the Mystic River was built in 1637, making the road a busy thoroughfare to Boston. The name was changed to Medford when it was incorporated from Charlestown in 1754. In 1892 it was incorporated as a city.
- James Pierpont wrote the Christmas song “Jingle Bells” in Medford, while watching a sleigh race from a local pub.
- Lydia Maria Child wrote a poem about her experience on her way to a family dinner at her grandparents’ house in Medford later known as the song, “Over the River and Through the Woods.”
- In 1980 a few corrupt police officers in Medford pulled off one of the largest jewelry heists and bank robberies in world history.
The Medford car accident attorneys at Jeffrey Glassman Injury Lawyers are dedicated to working with locals and tourists who have been hurt in various types of traffic accidents, including car accidents, bicycle accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, and boating accidents. We represent drunk driving victims and victims of school bus or taxi cab accidents. A serious or fatal traffic accident will be among the most traumatic experiences of your life. We understand the added challenge of trying to deal with an accident if you are just passing through or vacationing in Massachusetts. We want to assure you that the Medford injury lawyers at Jeffrey Glassman Injury Lawyers will work just as hard for you if you are visiting, as we do for the full time residents of Medford and the surrounding areas.
Medford offers students attending college in Cambridge a slightly less expensive housing alternative than living on campus. It is also an easy commute from Medford to Boston, Brookline and Quincy. Living in an area of the state that is home to 7.5 million residents, it stands to reason that many accidents simply can’t be avoided. As long as people continue to live, work and play in the Medford and its adjacent cities, there will be accidents. The Medford personal injury and wrongful death attorneys at Jeffrey Glassman Injury Lawyers represent victims dealing with all types of serious and fatal accident and injury claims including:
- Construction Accidents
- Slip & Fall
- Premises Liability
- Defective Road Accidents
- Defective Products
- Neck & Back Injuries
- Wrongful Death
We believe each client we represent deserves an advocate who will thoroughly investigate his or her case. We work with you through each stage of the process and do what we determine to be in the best interest of you and your family. If you have been injured in the Medford area, contact Jeffrey Glassman Injury Lawyers today for a confidential appointment to discuss your rights.