Gerard J. Powers

Attorney Partner in Boston, Brockton, Plymouth, Quincy, Lynnfield, and All of Massachusetts

Work Comp Attorney Gerry Powers

Gerry has been working exclusively in the workers’ compensation/personal injury areas since graduating from law school in 1983.  He worked on the insurance company side of the business for 12 years and has been helping injured workers and victims for the last 18 years.  He finds that helping the injured person is much more satisfying and rewarding. Gerry finds that his many years of experience in the insurance industry give him and his clients a tremendous advantage in resolving disputes and settling cases.  Gerry grew up in the Dorchester section of Boston and resides on the south shore with his family.



Practice Areas:

                Workers’ Compensation

                Personal Injury

Bar Admissions:

                Massachusetts, 1983

                U.S. District Court of Massachusetts, 1985

                U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 2003


                Suffolk University Law School:   J.D., cum laude  – 1983

                Tufts University:               B.A., cum laude (History/Political Science) – 1978

Professional Associations and Memberships

                American Association for Justice, Member, 1995 – Present

                Massachusetts Association of Trial Attorneys,  2000 – Present

                Massachusetts Bar Association, 1995 – Present

Past Employment Positions

                Powers & DiCicco, Managing Partner 2012 – 2015

                Powers, DiCicco & Sahagian, Managing Partner, 1995 – 2012

                Home Insurance Co., Trial Attorney, 1987 – 1995

                Borstein & Cohen, Associate Attorney, 1983 – 1987

                Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., Claims Adjuster, 1978 – 1980

At Powers & Caccavale, we use our experience to aggressively and relentlessly represent you, fighting for your rights and the benefits you deserve as a result of your accident and injury. We pride ourselves on effective communication with our clients, providing you with individual attention and great results.
Settlement – $295,000.00

Settlement – $295,000.00

Recently, our attorneys settled a workers’ compensation claim for $295,000.00.  Our client, a maintenance worker, suffered a rotator cuff tear when lifting a heavy object at work.  After being evaluated by one of the insurance company’s doctors, the insurance company filed a claim to stop the worker’s weekly benefits.  However, our attorneys successfully defeated this claim,…

Settlement – $335,000.00

Settlement – $335,000.00

Our office recently settled a workers’ compensation claim for $335,000.00.  Our client was injured while performing maintenance on a crane, suffering injuries to his back.  Before we represented the worker, he felt pressured into attempting to return to work after only a few months, despite the severity of his injuries.  This attempted return to work…


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