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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 […]
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 […]
October 6, 2015

Traffic Safety Facts: Analyzing Different Groups

While some traffic accidents are minor, resulting in no injuries or fatalities, this is not always the case. There are times when at least one person is seriously injured or killed. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some groups are more likely to be involved in accidents than others. Here are three key takeaways […]
October 2, 2015

September 2015 Blog Review

September has come and gone, and we are officially moving into the fall season. Even though the weather may begin to cool, our blog will remain red hot with content. If you were unable to stay current with all our posts from last month, there is always time to revisit what you missed. Here are several […]
September 25, 2015

Thumbtack Awards Joel H. Schwartz, P.C.

Joel H. Schwartz, P.C. has received a Best of 2015 award by Thumbtack for its great customer reviews. As a winner in the “Best of 2015 – Attorneys in Fall River” category, we are proud to display the Thumbtack Award badge on our website. In addition to the three five star reviews currently displayed on Thumbtack, we […]
October 5, 2017
Head-On Crash Leaves One Dead, Three Injured

Head-On Crash Leaves One Dead, Three Injured

A recent crash in the Saxonville section of Framingham caused the death of one driver and sent all the occupants of a second vehicle to the hospital. The crash, which took place early on the evening of September 21, shut down Water Street for some time while Framingham Police investigated and cleared the scene. The driver […]
September 21, 2017

Ford Explorer CO Probe Digging Deeper

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced that it will be taking a more thorough look at Ford Explorer SUVs to determine whether there’s a defect or design flaw that’s putting vehicle occupants at risk. The “engineering analysis”—an escalation of a preliminary analysis that began in July of 2016—will focus on possible leakage of […]
September 1, 2017

Labor Day Marks End of ‘100 Deadliest Days’

This holiday weekend marks the end of a dangerous period for teen drivers. According to AAA, Memorial Day in May and Labor Day in September bookend the highest-risk time all year for crashes involving teen drivers. These 100 days are nothing to celebrate, and we can only hope that when the numbers are in for 2017 […]
August 23, 2017

Driver Turns Self in After Fatal Quincy Crash

The driver responsible for a crash in Quincy turned himself in more than a week later and was ordered held on $100,000 bail after being charged with several serious offenses, including motor vehicle homicide and leaving the scene. The crash, on Palmer Street around 12:30 a.m. on August 7, left an eighteen-year-old passenger dead and a […]
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