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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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Snow and Ice. Slip and Fall.

Winter in Massachusetts is a time of snow, ice and even hail. Property owners need to be aware of the potential liability they face if they fail to adequately address snow and ice, which can cause slip and fall injuries.  In 2010, the MA Supreme Court decided that the same obligation that a property owner owes to lawful visitors as to all other hazards will apply to hazards arising from snow and ice.  The property

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Massachusetts law: Can I make a claim if I am partially at fault?

Massachusetts law uses a rule called comparative fault when determining financial damages in a personal injury case. In effect, a determination will be made regarding what percentage of fault is assigned to the victim of an injury as well as the fault assigned to the person believed to be at fault for the injury. Practical application of comparative fault For most people, it is a challenge to understand comparative fault. Therefore it is typically helpful

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Premises Liability and Understanding Property Owners’ Legal Duty to Prevent Injury

Property Owners’ Legal Duty to Prevent Injury When someone owns property that person has what’s called a legal duty to prevent injury. In many instances it’s referred to simply as liability. What that means is a property owner, whether it’s a homeowner or a business owner, is expected to take reasonable precautions to make sure people on his or her property do not incur an accident or get injured in ways that could have been

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Best Motor Vehicle Accident Attorney

Not only was Steven very efficient and thorough with his work for my very stressful case, but he was also very patient with my family. He was very compassionate and was available throughout the day if he was needed. I do not think I could ask for a better lawyer during one of the most horrific experiences of my life. He made sure that all parties involved were held accountable and ensured that my needs

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Massachusetts Motorcycle Accidents – What Cyclists Need To Know

If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, it is imperative to find a lawyer that has experience in handling this particular type of case.  Juries and insurance companies can often be unfair in motorcycle accident cases. As it is all across the U.S., motorcyclists in Massachusetts suffer from a disproportionate number of accidents and injuries, despite following almost all of the same road regulations as other drivers. Per mile traveled, motorcyclists have a

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Top Personal Injury Attorney

Steven helped me during a tough time in my life. I was in a car accident and while in pain I had to find the right person that had my interests in mind. Steven made this process very easy for me. I was welcome to come in the office or speak with him over the phone, which ever was convenient for me. He also reached into the depths of his experience going through each phase

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Hired Steven for our daughter’s accident

When our daughter was injured by a hit and run driver one evening while driving home from work we had no idea how to handle it. Her car was totaled in the accident. We could not specifically identify the vehicle that hit her but there was a witness that saw everything. With only that witness we weren’t sure we had any recourse but we contacted Steven to see what could be done. Steven handled everything

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Massachusetts Work Related Injuries

Massachusetts workers who are injured on the job often do not know where to turn if the insurer rejects their claim. There were nearly 70,000 workplace related injuries and illnesses in Massachusetts last year according to a report that was compiled with help from several agencies including Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development’s office. What happens after an accident or reported injury Employees have an obligation to report workplace injuries and illnesses to their

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Swimming Pool Accidents In Massachusetts

In Massachusetts the owner of a private pool, either as an individual, corporation or perhaps part of a club or association, or the manager of a semi-public or a pool open to the public, are responsible for knowing the regulations and laws regarding pool safety. Massachusetts code states that residential pool owners must have a barrier covering their pool when not in use, and the pool should have self-closing gates. Massachusetts has its own rules

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