Blog Posts in January, 2013

Important Decision on Worker's Compensation Law

An important decision came down recently in regards to worker's compensation law came down recently. An employee was injured two days after returning to work following an 18-month absence due to ...
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$3.5 Million Settlement For Man With Brain Injury

Surgeries are not without their risks. Unfortunately, sometimes unforseen risks occur that have terrible consequences for all involved. For example, a 62 year old man underwent a carotid ...
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Motorcyclist Killed In Collision With Oncoming Truck

On May 21, 2010, a healthy 59 year old man was in an accident while riding his motorcycle. A truck driver heading in the opposite direction, saw the motorcyclist but believed he had plenty of time to ...
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Beloved Malden Teen Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

Malden mourns the loss of a local teen and former basketball star. The 18 year old graduate of Malden High School was walking to work in Newton, MA on January 3 when he was struck and killed by an ...
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US District Court Rules that Rear End Collisions are Not Per Se Negligence

An interesting Federal District Court decision in Massachusetts found that while evidence of the defendant rear ending the car stopped behind the plaintiff could show negligence, it was insufficient ...
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Woman Strangled to Death in MBTA Accident

Helen Jackson, a Boston area woman, was strangled to death in an MBTA subway station. Jackson was at the State Street subway station in Boston when her clothing became caught in an escalator. Unable ...
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Winter Weather Brings Dangerous Driving Conditions

It's that time of year again with slippery roads and obstructed views. Winter in New England means snow, sleet, fog, and ice, and even the most careful of drivers still find themselves in minor to ...
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Man Dies During Risky Second Surgery

A 52-year old man died of multiple organ failure in 2006 as a result of a perforated lung. He had undergone surgery for GERD, during which the surgeon noted that he had perforated the left pleura. No ...
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