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November 24, 2015

Local Car Accident Stories

As unfortunate as it may be, motor vehicle accidents are extremely common. Some of these accidents don’t cause any harm to the drivers and passengers. Others, however, result in injury or death. Below are several car accident stories from the past few weeks: Teen from Medway dies after fiery car crash Man, woman die in car […]
November 20, 2015

Is a Manufacturer Liable for Injury Caused by a Defective Product?

From cars to power tools to baby items, consumers understand that using any product comes with a risk. However, they don’t expect the product to cause harm when used properly. While not always the case, there are situations in which a manufacturer can be held liable for an injury caused by a defective product. As a […]
November 13, 2015

Call on a Professional if Medical Malpractice is in Question

Have you or a loved one been the victim of medical malpractice? Answering this question is never as simple as it sounds. Every year, thousands of people die or are injured due to preventable medical errors. While some incidents are reported, others are swept under the rug because the victim does not speak up. There are […]
November 10, 2015

Achievements Matter When it Comes to Personal Injury Law

If you are injured by a negligent party and seeking compensation, it is not time to make a rash decision regarding your legal help. Instead, you need to find a personal injury law firm that has the experience, knowledge, and past success to put you on the right path. We our proud of our many achievements […]
November 6, 2015

Driving Tips for a Safer Winter

Last month, we discussed a variety of winter safety tips for pedestrians. This time around, let’s focus on another group of people: drivers. When the weather takes a turn, which is sure to happen sooner rather than later, you must understand what this means to you as a driver. Below are three driving tips that can […]
November 3, 2015
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October 2015 Blog Review

With October in the books, the final two months of the year are closing in fast. Even with the holidays, we won’t stop providing you with high quality content and advice. If you missed reading any of our blog posts published last month, there is still time to review the information. For those in a rush, […]
October 30, 2015

Overlooked Causes of Car Accidents

The majority of drivers are familiar with the most common causes of car accidents, such as speeding and drinking and driving. But are you aware of these overlooked causes that can also lead to property damage, injury, and even death? Driver fatigue. Just the same as driving under the influence, this behavior is extremely dangerous. When […]
October 27, 2015

Retaliation and Adverse Action

The EEOC defines adverse action as follows: “An adverse action is an action taken to try to keep someone from opposing a discriminatory practice, or from participating in an employment discrimination proceeding.” Discrimination in the workplace remains a problem. Furthermore, retaliation is often the basis of discrimination. Some examples of this behavior include: Assaulting a person […]
October 20, 2015

Pedestrian Safety During the Winter Months

With the winter months closing in, it won’t be long before cold weather, snow, and ice are a regular occurrence. Even if you enjoy the winter weather, it is important to understand the safety risks associated with the change of the season. Business owners and homeowners have a responsibility to take proper care of the exterior […]
October 16, 2015

Two Statistics Prove the Seriousness of Distracted Driving

In today’s world, everybody is in a hurry. Furthermore, people are more connected than ever before. This may not be a big deal in an office setting, for example, but it is extremely dangerous behind the wheel. Distracted driving remains a huge problem, as this behavior kills and injures thousands of people every year. The following […]
October 13, 2015

3 Important Car Accident Statistics

Every day, people throughout the United States are involved in car accidents. Some walk away uninjured. Others require treatment. And unfortunately, some are killed. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Highway Loss Data Institute, the number of people killed in car accidents has been declining. Even so, here is a data point to remember: […]
October 9, 2015

Are you Using the Right Car Seat?

What type of car seat have you installed? Is it the right one based on your child’s age and size? If you don’t know the answers to these questions, you are taking a big risk. In the event of an accident, the wrong car seat could lead to serious injury. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration […]
July 26, 2017

Woburn Construction Accident Claims Life

A New Hampshire man working on a project to expand the Woburn Public Library was killed in a construction accident on Tuesday, July 11. According to reports, the man was working in a pit alongside the foundation of the building when a large piece of rock came loose and fell, crushing him. The Middlesex district attorney […]
July 13, 2017

Cape Cod Visitor Killed in Truck Crash

A Middleborough woman was killed on the Cape last weekend when the car she was in was struck from behind by a truck near the Bourne Bridge. Three others in the car were injured, as well as one person in a second car. One of the passengers, a fifteen-year-old girl, was airlifted to a Rhode Island […]
June 30, 2017

Ferry Crash Injures Passengers, Disrupts Service

As many as eighteen passengers were reported injured last week when the MV Iyanough, a high-speed ferry on the Hyannis to Nantucket route, crashed into a rocky jetty on the approach to Hyannis. The crash occurred around 10:00 p.m. on Friday night, June 16, in what was described as bad weather and choppy seas. The Iyanough, […]
June 16, 2017

Workers Compensation and Workplace Violence

Each year nearly three million workers are injured or become ill on the job. That number has dropped dramatically over the decades as workplace safety has improved. Regulations aimed at making places of employment safer have made a huge difference, as has increased awareness of risk by both workers and their employers. A disturbing but often […]
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