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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 […]
September 22, 2015

Most Common Motorcycle Accident Questions

If you are involved in a motorcycle accident, you will be left with many questions to answer. Some of these questions are easier to address than others, but each one must be taken on without delay. Here are some of the most common questions: Who caused the accident? Who will cover your medical bills? What if […]
September 18, 2015

How to Prepare for a Car Accident

Just because you are prepared for a car accident does not mean you are tempting fate. It simply means you want to be ready for anything that could happen. There are things you can do now to make your life easier should you be involved in an accident down the line. This includes the following; Organize […]
September 15, 2015

Examples of Workplace Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

Do you feel you have been a victim of workplace discrimination? What about sexual harassment? It can be difficult to understand if you were truly a victim, which steps you can take, and where you can turn for help. Every year, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) helps many people obtain compensation as a victim […]
September 11, 2015

What is the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990?

For many people with disabilities, finding and keeping a job is more difficult than it should be. Unfortunately, many employers are against hiring candidates with a disability, despite the fact that it is against the law. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is defined as follows: “The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) prohibits […]
September 4, 2015

August 2015 Blog Review

With August behind us, fall is on the way. Like many, you may have been too busy during the final month of summer to stay current with our blog. If you want to catch up on the updates you missed last month, don’t wait to review the blog in full detail. Below are five of the […]
August 28, 2015

The Extreme Cost of Motor Vehicle Accidents

Even though injuries and deaths are the worst part of motor vehicle accidents, there is something else to consider: the price paid by the economy as a whole. According to data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motor vehicle accidents cost the country approximately $1 trillion in loss of life and productivity in 2010. […]
August 26, 2015

Slip and Fall Accidents and Injuries: Indoor and Outdoor

What comes to mind when you think of a slip and fall accident? Some immediately think about falling in some type of commercial setting, such as a grocery store or shopping mall. Conversely, there are those who identify slip and fall accidents with the outdoors, such as a walkway that is not cleared of snow. Slip […]
August 21, 2015

Use these Tips to Help Prevent a Pedestrian Accident

There are things you should and should not be doing as a pedestrian. While you have the right to use the roadways and sidewalks as a mode of transportation, it is important to take the steps necessary to remain safe at all times. Here are some of the things pedestrians can do to help prevent being […]
August 18, 2015

How to Dispute a Wrongful Car Insurance Claim Denial

When two cars are involved in an accident, it is common for both to be damaged. This almost always leads to a car insurance claim by both parties. While you hope that the damage will be covered, car insurance companies are not always easy to work with. Instead, they may put up a fight, hoping to […]
June 1, 2017

Gasoline Tanker in Six-Vehicle Crash

Disaster was narrowly averted during the morning commute last Tuesday when a tanker truck carrying 11,000 gallons of gasoline struck several cars on a ramp at the Braintree Split. One woman was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries, but no one else was injured. The ramp from exit eighteen on Route 93 South connecting […]
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 […]
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