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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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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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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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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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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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$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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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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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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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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93A Claim Against Insurer Includes Litigation Costs

The Massachusetts Appellate Court came down with a decision regarding 93A claims against insurance companies for unfair and deceptive settlement practices. In Martinez Rivera, et al v. Commerce ...
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Successful Lawsuit Against Tour Company

A tour of Costa Rica ended in tragedy when four tourists lost their lives due to strong rip tide currents in the central Pacific coast. The estates of the four tourists sued the tour company, alleging ...
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Rooftop Worker Shatters Pelvis, Settles for $2.18 Million

The Plaintiff, a roofer, was working on a jobsite with other rooftop workers and contractors. On a Saturday, the Plaintiff and several workers stopped their work and left the jobsite due to inclement ...
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Man Killed in Single Car Crash by a Drunk Driver Texting on the Road

A driver from Natick was charged with motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation and operating under the influence (OUI), when his single vehicle accident caused a Randolph resident's death. ...
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Contributory Negligence Decision in Slip and Fall Case

A woman who testified to missing a step and falling down stairs, resulting in back and knee pain, was found 40% contributorily negligent at trial, resulting in only $20,000.00 of her $55,000.00 being ...
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General Contractor Injured in On-Site Fall

The plaintiff, a 50 year old general contractor, was employed on a construction site. He was asked to clear snow off the scaffolding. As he was clearing, he fell through one of the boards and caught ...
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Verdict in Favor of Corporate VP

A 72 year old corporate vice president received a jury verdict for $525,000.00 after proving a cognitive decline following a motor vehicle crash where the defendant was at fault. The plaintiff was ...
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New Ruling on When to Use In Pari Delicto Defense

A husband and wife convicted in federal court of illegally structuring money sued their accountant for allegedly convincing them to do it in the first place. In their Complaint, they claimed that the ...
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24 Year Old Volunteer Pinned to Wall by Lurching Vehicle

A 24 year old woman was volunteering at a food drive and directing traffic in the parking area. The defendant, driving a rental car, was directed by the volunteer to apply his brakes. While fully ...
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SJC Ruling on Independent 93A Claim

The Massachusetts SJC made an interesting ruling recently with regards to 93A claims against insurers. In the case at hand, a patron had died after falling down the stairs at a Boston bar. A wrongful ...
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Company Settles Despite Expert Testimony in their Favor

A police officer returned home from his shift one day to find black smoke pouring out of his chimney. Going into his basement to investigate the burner, the house exploded as he turned on the light. ...
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