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June 30, 2015

Treatments for Traumatic Brain Injury

If a person suffers a traumatic brain injury, such as in a motor vehicle accident, it is essential to receive the appropriate treatment. This often includes treatment immediately following the accident, and more of the same well into the future. Most importantly, the injured party needs to be stabilized as soon as possible. You can read […]
June 23, 2015

Who Enforces the Americans with Disabilities Act?

Disability discrimination remains an issue in the United States. This is despite the many laws in place to prevent such activity. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is meant to prohibit discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, as well as other activities. Just because employers are aware of the ADA does not mean they will […]
June 19, 2015

Ways to Bike Safe this Summer (Part 2)

Early last month, we discussed some of the finer details associated with safe biking during the summer months. Due to the feedback received, we want to bring you additional tips for staying safe on your bike in the months to come. Here are some things to remember: Be sure your bike is a good fit. You […]
June 16, 2015

The Many Causes of a Forklift Accident

According to the National Forklift Exchange, there are approximately 1.5 million forklift truck operators in the United States. Unfortunately, there are times when drivers are involved in an accident. While not always the case, this can cause serious injury or even death. Forklift drivers, as well as those working in close proximity, must understand the dangers […]
June 12, 2015

Mesothelioma: From Diagnosis to Treatment to Lawsuit

Every year in the United States, there are approximately 3,000 new cases of mesothelioma. While this is a rare form of cancer, it is also one that is extremely dangerous. If there is any reason to believe you have mesothelioma, it is best to consult with your medical team without delay. They can schedule the appropriate […]
June 10, 2015

Dog Bite Injuries: What’s Covered?

Dogs are among the friendliest pets in the world. Unfortunately, even the most well behaved dog can cause injury to an innocent person. If you are the victim of an injury caused by a dog, the first thing you should do is seek medical attention. This will ensure that you are in the hands of a […]
June 5, 2015

Takata Air Bag Recall Continues to Cause Trouble

The Takata air bag recall continues to grow, causing trouble for automakers and consumers from one side of the world to the next. It was recently reported that a minimum of 400,000 vehicles already repaired under an initial recall will require another recall. This was due to the use of a potentially defective propellant wafer in […]
June 2, 2015

May 2015 Blog Review

Like many, you may have been extremely busy during the month of May. If so, there is a chance you missed a few of the blog posts we published. But don’t worry, we are here to help you get back on track. Below are five of our most popular posts from last month: Summer Bike Safety […]
May 29, 2015

What Not to do When Making an Auto Insurance Claim

If you are involved in a motor vehicle accident, it won’t be long before you are making a claim with your insurance company. While this sounds simple enough, there are many challenges to contend with. Here are some things you should avoid during this process: Don’t make a written or recorded statement until you fully understand […]
May 22, 2015

OSHA Tracks Workplace Injury, Illness Statistics

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) is staffed with many responsibilities, including tracking workplace injury, illness, and fatality statistics. This data goes a long way in helping companies prevent accidents, while allowing workers in each industry to understand the risk they are taking on. Earlier this week, we discussed the steps to take if you […]
May 19, 2015

What to do if you are Injured in a Construction Accident

The construction industry is dangerous at times. Although workers and employers do their best to maintain a safe working environment, bad things can happen every now and again. If you are injured on the job as a construction worker, here are several steps to take: Receive immediate medical attention. Report the injury to your employer. Doing […]
May 15, 2015

Protect yourself with Motorcycle Safety Gear

As a motorcyclist you realize that any accident, regardless of the circumstances, could cause serious injury. There are many steps you can take to prevent trouble. There is also protective safety gear you can (and should) wear at all times. There is nothing more important than a high quality motorcycle helmet. Regardless of the road you […]
May 19, 2017

Toll in Auction Crash up to Five

The death toll has risen again in a tragic eastern Massachusetts auto auction crash. A fifth victim succumbed to his injuries on Saturday, more than a week after the incident at the Lynnway Auto Auction in Billerica on May 3. Two victims died at the scene and another at a local hospital shortly after the crash. […]
May 5, 2017

Cyclist Fatally Injured in Back Bay Hit-and-Run

As we’re posting this, Boston Police are still asking for help finding the driver of a car that hit a bicyclist early Sunday morning and then fled the scene. The cyclist, a man in his thirties, was travelling east on Commonwealth Avenue near Clarendon Street with another cyclist around 3:20 a.m. when he was clipped by […]
April 21, 2017

Electrocution Claims Bay State Worker

A Massachusetts worker died in a fatal electrocution accident in Salem last month when the aerial lift he was using came into contact with electrical wires. He had been working on a painting job at a fire station at the time, and it remains unclear whether there was any violation of safety standards. An investigation is […]
April 6, 2017

Loose Tire Kills Lexington Motorist

A Lexington man was killed recently when a wheel came loose from another vehicle and struck his car. The victim, a twenty-six-year-old man, was driving north on Route 128 when one of the rear wheels of a southbound pickup truck fell off. The wheel flew over the median, glanced off one vehicle, and then hit the […]
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