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Apr
15
2014

What are you Entitled to in a Pedestrian Accident?

It does not matter what street you are on, as a pedestrian you hope you will remain safe at all times. Unfortunately, this is not always the case.
From big cities to back roads, vehicles strike pedestrians all too often. As a result, injuries and fatalities are typically the end result.
Have you been injured in a [...]

Apr
11
2014

Drive Safer by Avoiding Distractions

While technology has made the world better in many ways, it has also led to a higher number of automobile accidents across the United States. In short, any distraction, technology related or not, can improve the chance of a driver being involved in an accident.
By avoiding distractions you can instantly become a safer driver. Here [...]

Apr
8
2014

How to Protect yourself Against Medical Malpractice

No matter who you are, when you visit a doctor you expect to be treated in the appropriate manner. After all, your medical professional knows more than you. Unfortunately, this is not always the way things work out. In fact, some people are forced to file a malpractice lawsuit as a result of their dealings [...]

Apr
4
2014

A Lack of Knowledge should not Stop you

If you don’t know the first thing about personal injury law, you may wonder what your rights are should you become injured due to the negligence of a third party. In addition to learning through your own research, it is important to consider the benefits of immediately consulting with a personal injury attorney.
At The Law [...]

Apr
1
2014

Top Posts from March 2014

Did you miss some of our updates last month? Are you hoping to catch up in the near future? During the month of March, we provided content on a variety of topics, all of which are meant to help you better understand personal injury law.
Here are five posts you should read the moment you get [...]

Mar
28
2014

Mesothelioma: What you should do

Mesothelioma is an inoperable form of asbestos cancer that affects approximately 3,000 Americans every year. Believe it or not, the symptoms of mesothelioma can remain dormant for up to 50 years after first being exposed to asbestos.
Symptoms of Mesothelioma
Do you have reason to believe you have mesothelioma? Here are some of the most common symptoms:

Chest [...]

Mar
25
2014

Personal Injury Claim: When you Need an Attorney

Sometimes, you have no choice but to hire a personal injury attorney. This may not be something you want to do, but there is no other option for one reason or the next.
Despite the fact that you will pay your attorney if he or she recovers money on your behalf, it is well worth it [...]

Mar
21
2014

Get Medical Advice then Contact an Attorney

If you are injured in an accident, regardless of the circumstances, there is nothing more important than receiving immediate medical attention. In addition to taking the advice of your medical team following your accident, you should let them guide you as you recover from your injuries.
From a car accident to a slip and fall, any [...]

Mar
18
2014

Trolley Derailment caused by Human Error

For many people in the Boston area, taking the trolley to and from work is a way of life. Unfortunately, a recent Green Line derailment led to injuries sustained by 10 people. According to the MBTA, this accident was a result of human error.
In a statement, the MBTA added the following:
“The motorperson failed to operate [...]

Mar
14
2014

Experience, Knowledge Important when Hiring an Attorney

If injured in an accident, finding a personal injury attorney may be high on your to-do list. However, there is a difference between finding just any attorney and finding one that has the experience and knowledge necessary to win your case.
An experienced attorney is one who has “seen it all” in the courtroom. This person [...]