Robert H. Astor: Lawyer with Law Offices of Robert H. Astor

Robert H. Astor

Northampton,  MA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Auto Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Nursing Home Claims
  • Dog Bites
  • Wrongful-Death
  • Criminal Law
  • Drunk Driving (OUI/DUI/DWI)
  • Drug Offenses
  • Assault Battery
  • Larceny Charges
  • Warrants Probation Violations
University Boston University, B.A., 1975
Law SchoolNew England School of Law, J.D., 1979
Admitted1979, Massachusetts; 1980, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
BornQueens, New York, July 19, 1953

Dedicated personal injury, medical malpractice, and criminal defense lawyer in Northampton, Springfield, Amherst and all of western Massachusetts

For more than 30 years, Robert H. Astor has fiercely protected the rights of clients who have been injured or killed by the negligence of others and those charged with crimes.

Springfield Attorney Robert H. Astor enjoys a reputation for thoroughness and

Professionalism and a documented record of success in complex cases and has also attained an AV® Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating™, the highest rating an attorney can receive from his or her peers.

Attorney Astor personally handles every case

Because he works one-on-one with clients, Robert Astor develops a rapport with them that inspires him to provide the very best representation. He makes clients' problems his own and battles at every stage, from initial negotiation through trial to ensure the best possible outcome.

Among Attorney Astor's 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 a 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

In personal injury and medical malpractice cases throughout western Massachusetts, Attorney Astor relies on respected doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals for valuable input.

The concern he has for individuals extends into his private life. He finds fulfillment in providing hands-on volunteer work to numerous community organizations throughout the region.

Knowledge and experience valued by colleagues

Attorney Astor's successes and work ethic have garnered him numerous speaking engagements, through which he shares his vast knowledge.

Additionally, his alternative dispute resolution (ADR) skills result in his being consistently sought as a private mediator and arbitrator.

Professional Associations and Memberships

Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys

Massachusetts Bar Association

Hampshire County Bar Association

Hampden County Bar Association

See the difference 30 years of experience can make

If something you hold dear is at stake, you owe it to yourself to permit the Law Offices of Robert H. Astor to assess your options. For personal injury and medical malpractice clients, we offer a free initial consultation and charge you no attorney's fees unless we recover money for you.

From our offices in Springfield and Northampton, we proudly represent personal injury, medical malpractice, and criminal defense clients in all western Massachusetts communities. Contact us online or by calling 413-781-1144 or 413-584-4348.

We help when you need it most

 (Also at Springfield Office)


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Robert H. Astor

241 King Street, Suite 217
NorthamptonMA 01060


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