John K. Babcock Partner

Boston, MA

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John K. Babcock

John is a partner in the Boston office of Morrison Mahoney.  His practice is focused on the defense of individual, charitable and corporate clients in medical and professional liability cases.  John regularly represents clients in matters before state and federal courts, and administrative agencies.  John also represents clients in products and premises liability cases, and is a member of the firm’s Education Law practice group. 

representative experience

  • Obtained defense verdict as second-chair trial attorney on behalf of radiologist in medical malpractice trial. (Essex Superior Court)
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of pediatrician in medical malpractice case. (Essex Superior Court)
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of internal medicine physician in medical malpractice case. (Middlesex Superior Court)
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of professional services company in personal injury/contractual indemnification action. (Worcester Superior Court)
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of recreational sports park in premises liability case. (Essex Superior Court)
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of commercial real estate management company in premises liability case. (Worcester Superior Court)

publications

  • Medical Malpractice Tribunal Overhaul, Professional Liability Defense Quarterly (Special Edition, December 2017)
  • Superior Court Rule 73: Proposed Rule Seeks to Improve Medical Malpractice Tribunals. (Morrison Mahoney Blog, December 2016)

  • Contributing Author, Special Education Newsletter

Speaking Engagements

  • Co-presented Special Education Law Basic Rights Workshops to parent advisory groups and school districts. 

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star, Massachusetts Super Lawyers magazine 2017

Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association

Boston, MA Office

250 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210
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Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • New Hampshire
  • Massachusetts
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Degrees

  • B.A. — Williams College
  • J.D. — Suffolk University Law School

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