Blog | Joel H. Schwartz, P.C.
CALL
TEXT
December 15, 2015

Best Ways to Avoid an Auto Accident this Holiday Season

For many, the holidays are a time of increased travel. If you find yourself on the road in the weeks to come, it is important to do whatever you can to improve your overall level of safety. Every year, drivers and passengers are injured and killed in holiday auto accidents. Here are a few things you […]
December 8, 2015

What are Common Signs of Nursing Home Neglect?

With more than 15,000 nursing homes in the United States, there are hundreds of thousands of patients receiving care at this type of facility. While most nursing homes and their staff understand the importance of keeping patients safe, this does not hold true across the board. Unfortunately, there are times when a patient is neglected. Do […]
December 4, 2015

Car Accidents and Medical Bills: Who Will Pay?

If you are involved in a car accident, you hope you won’t sustain any injuries. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Even a minor fender bender could land you in the hospital for treatment. As a Massachusetts resident, here is something you need to know: you live in a no-fault state. For this reason, your […]
December 1, 2015

November 2015 Blog Review

We have finally moved into the last month of the year. With this comes the holiday season, colder weather, and of course, the anticipation of 2016. Were you able to stay current with our blog last month? If not, you still have time to review the many posts that were published. For those who missed a […]
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

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 […]
December 28, 2017
Winter’s Here: Be Prepared for the Conditions

Winter’s Here: Be Prepared for the Conditions

Eastern Mass has seen its first couple of snowfalls this season, and while there haven’t yet been any big storms, it’s likely that this winter will bring a few. Boston sees about twenty-two days with snowfall in an average winter, and, in the last fifteen years, we’ve only had one winter without at least one storm […]
December 12, 2017

Sweet Tomatoes Ruling Finally Near

The driver behind the wheel when a car crashed into a pizza restaurant in Newton, killing two and injuring seven, may soon face a sentence. After a series of delays that have dragged the case out for well over a year and a half, a judge this month rejected requests from both the prosecution and the […]
December 1, 2017
Dracut Building Crashes Raise Eyebrows

Dracut Building Crashes Raise Eyebrows

One vehicle crashing into a building might be viewed as a misfortune. Two vehicles crashing into buildings in the same town—in just over a week—begins to look like carelessness. The residents of Dracut, nestled between the Merrimack River and the New Hampshire border north of Lowell, might be wondering why such misfortune has visited their normally […]
November 17, 2017
Dump Truck Runs Down Cyclist

Dump Truck Runs Down Cyclist

A nineteen-year-old Dorchester man was killed earlier this month when he was struck by a large construction vehicle while on his bicycle. Exactly what happened isn’t clear from the reports, but the incident on East Cottage Street in Dorchester left the victim dead, and news photos showed the crumpled bike. It’s not apparent where fault lies, […]
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.