Blog Posts in 2012

Woman Injured by EMTs Receives $1.5 Million Settlement

The estate of a 60-year old woman confined to a wheelchair agreed to a $1.5 milion settlement after being dropped by an EMT. After calling an ambulance due to gastrointestinal discomfort, and EMT ...
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Appellate Court Rules Insurance Companies Can Be Sued Under 176D and 93A

An insurance company who was sued for its handling of a personal injury protection benefits claim under both Ch. 176D and 93A s. 11 argued that while violations of Ch. 176D are per se violatoins of ...
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Construction Worker Rescued After Being Buried Up To The Waist In Concrete

On November 6th, a construction worker was on the job at the 1 Channel Center project in South Boston when a form wall collapsed on top of him. The collapse caused the man's foot to get trapped ...
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Scooter Operator Dies After Rear End Collision

A 54 year old private school teacher was driving her motorized scooter in Boston when she was rear ended by another driver. The scooter driver was at an intersection preparing to turn left when she ...
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Teenager Loses Part of Her Leg in Freight Train Accident

According to a witness report, a teenage girl had been attempting to grab hold of a ladder on a passing freight train when she suddenly slipped, causing one of her legs to go beneath one of the ...
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93A Claim Doubles Auto Crash Victim's Compensation

In Rhodes v. AIG Domestic Claims, Inc. , (February 10, 2012), the SJC reaffirmed that damages for knowing or willful violation of Mass. General Laws c. 93A/176D will be calculated based on the ...
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At Fault Driver Not Entitled to PIP Offset

A new Appellate Court decision came down regarding the offset of Personal Injury Protection (PIP) benefits. In DiStefano v. Jovet, the issue of whether a motorist whose negligence caused injury to ...
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BU Student Struck and Killed by MBTA Bus

In the evening of November 12, a 21 year old BU student was riding his bicycle on Brighton Avenue in Allston, MA. While at the intersection of Brighton Avenue and Harvard Avenue, considered to be one ...
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Rollover Accident Leaves One Man With Critical Injures After He Is Ejected From His Vehicle

Around 4:30am on the morning of November 11th, a Connecticut man sustained critical injuries when he was ejected from his vehicle after being hit by an alleged OUI driver. Emergency personnel ...
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Second Quincy Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Less Than a Week

Early in the morning on Friday, November 9th, 2012 another pedestrian was seriously injured when he was hit by a car as he was walking in a crosswalk at Beale Street and Newport Ave. According to ...
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Family of Woman Killed in Crash Accuses Insurer of Calling Witness Against Her

Back in August of 2012, Comedian Matt Fisher wrote a blog post about the tragic death of his sister, Katie (24) in a motor vehicle accident. Katie, driving through an intersection with the light green ...
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Highway Construction Worker Injured in Crash on Rte 140

On October 10, 2012, a construction worker on Route 140 in Lakeville, Massachusetts was brought to the hospital for injuries stemming from a collision with a police cruiser. The police cruiser had ...
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Motorcycle Accident Kills Father and his 8-Year-Old Son

Thomas Coffey, and his 8-year-old son, were driving along Riccuiti Drive when the motorcycle they were riding on collided with a dump truck shortly before 5pm on Saturday, September 22nd. According to ...
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Wife of Massachusetts Congressman Injured in Car Accident

On the morning of October 23rd, 2012, Patrice Tierney, the wife of Massachusetts Congressman John Tierney, was injured when her car was rear-ended by another vehicle. Mrs. Tierney was transported to ...
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Welcome to our new Quincy Personal Injury Blog

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Quincy Personal Injury Blog with a RSS feed located here.
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