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How To Start Your Personal Injury Case in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Accident Data Center website reveals an array of accidents that occur in our State every day: an 8 year old boy was injured while riding his bicycle in Medway; a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in Milford; and a two-car wreck in Millis left four people seriously hurt. You can’t help but wonder what YOU would do if it was you — or your little boy — who had been injured. It’s

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Consequences of Devastating Head Injuries

50,000 people lose their lives, 280,000 people are hospitalized, and 2.2 million people are seen in emergency rooms: these statistics from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) show the impact of head injuries in the United States in a single year. The magnitude of these statistics is worthy of discussion; particularly since a traumatic head injury can be the result of car accidents, slip and fall accidents, and assaults. Head Injuries Pose Potential for Long-Term

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4 Reasons To Call An Experienced Personal Injury Attorney After An Accident

While driving home from work, another driver side swipes your vehicle causing serious injury and medical expenses. Why should you contact an experienced personal injury attorney? 1) Evidence gets lost or destroyed. As the plaintiff, you bear the burden of proof of proving all elements of your claim. If you fail to present evidence of the defendant’s negligence, your case will be unsuccessful.  Your ability to prove your case rest heavily on your ability to

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The Importance of Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

If you are a resident of Massachusetts and have been seriously injured or have suffered the loss of a family member killed by wrongdoing or negligence, you should be aware of the importance of hiring an experienced personal injury lawyer. Far too much is at stake to engage in self-representation in these types of cases. Regardless of the type of accident, injuries due to someone else’s negligence can result in pain and expense that lasts

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Massachusetts Personal Injury Law – Do You Have A Case?

If you’ve ever been in an accident that wasn’t your fault, you’ve likely considered a personal injury lawsuit. Judging by all the attorney commercials out there, you would think it’s relatively easy to sue someone. However, there are several important factors, which can make or break a personal injury claim. Personal injury laws vary widely from state to state, and knowing the basics of Massachusetts laws will help you understand your case. How Do I

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Construction Site Injuries in Massachusetts

In Massachusetts, the  Department of Industrial Accidents oversees workers’ compensation claims from Construction Accidents. OSHA, the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational, Health and Safety Administration, has Safety and Health Regulations for Construction that specifically cover construction site safety. Likewise, Massachusetts Code Law contains construction site safety codes in certain sections of the Code of Massachusetts Regulations, in the State Building Code and State Sanitary Code.  In Massachusetts, safety statutes, regulations and contractual terms usually dictate

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Wrongful Death Lawsuits in Massachusetts

Losing a family member is painful and when your family loses a family member because of the action or inaction of another person, the loss is compounded with anger.  In addition to losing your loved one, you are facing a life without their companionship and in addition, very real monetary losses. There is no doubt that no amount of money will ever mitigate the loss but the fact remains, you have the legal right in

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Massachusetts Law Regarding Dog Bites

Dog bites and other injuries caused by a dog, are terrifying when they happen. They are painful and may become a major medical problem for the person bitten, or knocked over by a dog. If the bite or injury is serious enough, it may require stitches or a cast. Infection is also a problem in this case. Massachusetts law, Part I, Title XX, Chapter 140, Section 155 is specifically written to deal with this personal

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Massachusetts Law and the Role of Insurance Adjusters

With over 110,000 auto crashes a year in the state of Massachusetts, it is a sad likelihood that you or a loved one could be severely injured in an auto accident at some point. This can be a very disturbing event, and potentially a very debilitating one. Both emotional and physical effects from an accident can significantly affect your daily life. You have prepared for this contingency by purchasing auto insurance. In the event of

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Back and Neck Injuries in Auto Accidents

If you’ve been involved in an auto accident, don’t ignore the minor aches and pains. You may think you’re not seriously injured and that its too much trouble to go to the doctor to check out such a minor issue. The fact of the matter is many types of back and neck injuries can take weeks and even months to surface and that minor ache often turns in to something much more serious. Here are

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