Quincy Personal Injury Blog

3 Things You Need to Do After a Car Accident

So, you were in a car accident. Your body aches, your car is totaled, and you’re feeling dazed and disoriented. More than likely, if you’re on our site, you believe that the other driver ...
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Can I Get Workers' Compensation for a Mental Illness?

Many people in Massachusetts are working under extremely stressful conditions and in some cases, they may have developed a mental illness in response to their working environment. If you are living ...
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What Are the Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents?

Motorcycle accidents almost always cause serious injuries. Though they are not as frequent as car accidents, it is 35 times more likely that someone could be killed from a motorcycle accident. Most ...
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How Much Time Do I Have to File a Product Liability Claim?

If you have been injured after using a defective product, you may have a valid case to demonstrate that you deserve to receive financial compensation. Keep in mind that in Massachusetts, there is a ...
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Types of Defective Product Liability Claims

Product liability claims usually fall into three categories: defective manufacture, defective design, or failure to provide adequate warnings or instructions concerning the proper use of the product. ...
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How Long do I have to Wait to File a Dog Bite Lawsuit?

Injured by a dog bite? You should be aware of the statute of limitation in Massachusetts regarding personal injuries. This is the length of time given to the injured which begins immediately after ...
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Car Accidents & Comparative Negligence

In some accidents, it is fairly easy to determine who is at fault – say, when someone runs a red light or blows through a stop sign, for instance. Others, such as when both parties are injured, ...
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Does Massachusetts Cap Medical Malpractice Damages?

If you have suffered personal injury due to medical malpractice, the emotional, physical, and financial pain can be immense. Based on the seriousness of your injuries, you may have been forced to miss ...
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Trucking Liability in Car Accidents

What happens if a commercial driver working for a trucking company gets into an accident with a minivan? Who is liable for the damages? While the driver of the truck is liable for any damages, the ...
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Common Questions About Workplace Accidents

Were you recently involved in a serious workplace accident? If so, you may have questions about what to do next. Attempting to navigate the process of filing a workers' compensation claim or ...
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What Damages Can I Collect in a Wrongful Death Claim?

In the state of Massachusetts, you would have the right to file a claim for damages if another person has negligently or recklessly contributed to the wrongful death of your loved one. More ...
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Proving Liability After a Car Accident in Quincy, MA

Were you hit by a negligent, reckless, careless or distracted driver in Quincy, MA? If so, you may be wondering what steps you can take to prove liability, and subsequently recover the level of ...
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Hope Chest Recalled After Children Suffocate

At approximately 8 pm on Sunday, December 12th, two children under the age of ten went missing in their home in Franklin, Massachusetts. Family members searched and found the two children in a hope ...
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$2.75 Million Settlement for Cellulitis Patient with Organ Failure

On October 21, 2003, a woman was admitted to the hospital complaining of left thigh pain for the past week. She was later diagnosed with cellulitis, a skin infection caused by bacteria. Her previous ...
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Newborn Dies Tragically Only 48 Hours After Birth

A wrongful death/medical malpractice suit ended in a $1million settlement for the Plaintiffs, the grieving parents of a baby who died 48 hours after birth. The Plaintiffs contended that the Defendants ...
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Have You Lost a Loved One in a Wrongful Death Accident?

It does not matter how hard we try to avoid them, accidents happen each and every day. The majority of accidents are considered to be relatively minor and result in only minor cuts, scrapes and ...
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Recovering Damages in a Hit-and-Run Accident

If you have been seriously injured in an accident due to no fault of your own, you may have grounds to file an insurance claim or lawsuit to recover damages for the injuries you sustained. It is not ...
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Tree Trimmer Sustains Traumatic Injuries After Falling 30-40 Feet

On October 2nd, 2013 workers for a local tree trimming company were removing trees at a Cohasset residence located at 136 Border Street when one of the tree trimmers' safety harnesses apparently ...
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Firefighter Sustains Serious Injuries

On the evening of October 16th, 2013, Framingham firefighter Joseph Keefe was riding his motorcycle through the intersection at Turnpike Road and Woodland Road when he was cut off by another driver. ...
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Depressed Veteran Commits Suicide Hours After Discharge from Hospital

The family of a troubled 49 year old Marine brought a lawsuit against the VA psychiatric clinic where he was treated just prior to committing suicide. The Veteran, who had served in Beirut and ...
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Terrible Tragedy in Danvers

In a tragic turn of events, a young Danvers math teacher, known for her exuberance and joy, was found brutally murdered. Even more horifically, one of her students has been arrested for her murder. ...
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Horrible Jobsite Accident Ends in $720,000 Settlement

A 52 year old millwright (craftsman engaged in the construction of machinery) injured his knee in a construction project accident. The Plaintiff fell from a newly installed piece of machinery, ...
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Chiropractor Goes After PIP Benefits; Loses in Summary Judgment

A chiropractor sued an auto insurance company for failing to provide PIP (personal injury protection) payments for treatments they gave to the injured insured. The insurance company in question, ...
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Is Your Loved One Victim of Nursing Home Abuse?

We know how difficult it is when one of your loved ones has gotten to the point where you are no longer able to provide the needed care. Those who are dealing with loved ones in need of personal and ...
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Who is Liable for Dog Bite Injuries in Massachusetts?

The state of Massachusetts is known as a "strict liability" state. In cases of a vicious dog attack, this means that when an individual has been bitten by another person's dog, the ...
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