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Mar
27
2015

The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

Drowsy driving is more common than most people believe. According to a 2005 poll conducted by the National Sleep Foundation, “60% of adult drivers say they have driven a vehicle in a drowsy state over the past year.”
If that statistic doesn’t open your eyes, maybe this one will: more than 37 percent claimed to have [...]

Mar
25
2015

Negligence During Childbirth

The thought of being a victim of medical malpractice may be enough to scare you into learning more about the doctors you trust and the hospitals you visit. This is particularly true if you are pregnant and worried about the future health of your baby.
Negligence during childbirth is a serious concern. If a doctor or [...]

Mar
20
2015

Workplace Discrimination: Do you know what’s going on?

If you have never been a victim of workplace discrimination, it may be difficult to understand just how big of a problem this remains throughout the country.
Every day, employees are discriminated against because of a disability, race, religion, or sex among other protected classifications.
There are both federal and state laws in place to protect workers [...]

Mar
13
2015

Three Online Resources to become Familiar with

Our website is full of information pertaining to personal injury law, employment law, and related topics. While we strive to provide you with high quality advice and guidance, there are times when another website could offer just as much.
Here are three online resources to review:
1. U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. If you have any interest [...]

Mar
10
2015

Massachusetts Drunk Driving Statistics

Massachusetts is home to approximately 6.7 million people. In addition to residents, many others visit the state for one reason or the next throughout the year.
Just the same as every other state, Massachusetts has laws in place to protect against drunk driving. Unfortunately, this hasn’t put a stop to this dangerous activity.
According to Mothers Against [...]

Mar
6
2015

Recent Motor Vehicle Accident News

If you spend anytime watching the news or reading the newspaper, you know that motor vehicle accidents are common throughout the area. Some of these are the result of driver negligence. Others come about due to a defective car part or some other circumstance.
There are things you can do to protect yourself against being involved [...]

Mar
3
2015

February 2015 Blog Review

In January, we published a wide variety of content to get the year started. February was no different, as we once again touched on many topics, from news stories to advice and much more.
Here are five of our most popular blog posts from last month:
1. Discrimination Claims Fall, a Problem Still Exists
2. Drinking and Driving: [...]

Feb
27
2015

The Dangers of Construction Site Accidents

Any construction site accident, regardless of the circumstances, can cause serious injury or even death.
As a construction worker, or anybody visiting this type of site, it is imperative to follow all safety protocols at all times.
These types of construction site accidents are among the most common:

Construction site falls
Scaffold falls
Electrical accidents
Welding accidents
Trench collapses
Falling objects

It is easy [...]

Feb
24
2015

Racial Discrimination Remains an Issue

In today’s world, one would think that racial discrimination is many years in the past. Unfortunately, this is not true.
People continue to be discriminated against because of their race, with this often times happening at a place of employment.
DoSomething.org has shared a variety of statistics related to racial discrimination, including the following:
“Studies show that police [...]

Feb
20
2015

Client Testimonials can Show you the Light

Are you thinking about consulting with a personal injury attorney? If so, this means you or a loved one has been injured.
While your life may have been turned upside down by an accident, you can get back on the right track with the help of a legal professional.
It is common to be concerned about choosing [...]

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