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Springfield, MA is the fourth largest city in New England and the 3rd largest in the state. The city, named for Springfield, England, was once a frontier border town in which Native Americans traded goods with Massachusetts colonists. Later, the city would become the site of the U.S. Armory under George Washington.
Springfield is also known as the "birthplace of basketball." In 1891, a physical education teacher in Springfield, James Naismith, invented the sport to fill the gap between football and baseball seasons. Springfield is also the birthplace of another notable- Theodore Geisel, more commonly known as Dr. Seuss.
This New England community is also home to multiple Springfield lawyers. Springfield lawyers have experience in dealing with legal matters such as business or family disputes, immigration, employment, real estate, personal injury, medical malpractice, or wills, trusts and estates.
Lawyers in Springfield recently filed a counterclaim against a local landlord on behalf of the city. Springfield's counterclaim seeks reimbursement of $80,000 for the cost of relocating tenants and securing a local condominium complex after the landlord failed to correct housing code violations. The landlord claimed that the city held a hearing on a Jewish holiday when he was unable to attend due to his religion, and that he was later jailed and refused kosher food. The lawsuit is ongoing.
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