Robert M. Higgins - Lubin & Meyer PC

Robert M. Higgins

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 617-720-4447

Robert Higgins is one of Massachusetts’ top medical malpractice trial attorneys who has achieved much success in the courtroom including the Commonwealth’s largest personal injury award — a $40 million verdict for a baby brain damaged at birth. In 2014, Higgins secured 2 of the 4 largest verdicts — $16.7 million for a failure to diagnose lung cancer resulting in the death of a 47 year old, and $4.8 million for failure to diagnose myocarditis resulting in the death of a 23 year old. These verdicts follow a $14.5 million award for the failure of doctors to diagnose and treat an infection leading to the death of 40-year-old woman and a $13.5 million verdict for the failure of doctors to diagnose and treat abdominal compartment syndrome leading to the death of a 30-year-old woman. Higgins secured the largest jury award in Plymouth County — a $19.8 million verdict for a doctor’s failure to diagnose cervical cancer as well as a $7.2 million award for a doctor’s failure to diagnose breast cancer.

University of MaineBA 1991Suffolk UniversityJ.D. 1994
Boston Bar AssociationMassachusetts Bar AssociationMassachusetts Academy of Trial AttorneysBoston College High SchoolThe Jett Foundation

Office Location

100 City Hall Plaza, Fourth Floor
Boston, MA 02108
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs of the Boston Metro Area
Robert M. Higgins has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs