Affirmative Recovery

Dawn Beauchesne, Senior Assistant Corporation Counsel

The Affirmative Recovery Division of the City of Boston Law Department proactively asserts and files pre-litigation claims and formal litigation suits in an effort to recover monies paid to injured police officers and fire fighters pursuant to M. G. L. c. 41. The Affirmative Recovery Division also asserts and files pre-litigation claims and formal litigation suits when City property has been damaged due to another’s negligent act(s).

If you are an attorney who represents a police officer or fire fighter and are seeking to obtain the status, or negotiate, the City’s M. G. L. c 41 lien, please contact the Affirmative Recovery Division by calling the Law Department at 617-635-4034.