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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 […]
August 14, 2015

Proof that Disability Discrimination Remains an Issue

Earlier this month, we discussed disability discrimination and reasonable accommodation. Even in today’s world, discrimination in the workplace remains an issue. This holds true both among current employees, as well as those who are interviewing for a particular position. Here is a story, direct from the EEOC, proving that disability discrimination has yet to be eliminated. […]
August 11, 2015

When to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney Following a Car Accident

If you are involved in a car accident, it is natural to have a lot on your mind. Along with the emotional stress, you have to receive treatment for any injuries while also handling all the finer details associated with your insurance claim. There may come a time when you reach out to a personal injury […]
August 7, 2015

Disability Discrimination and Reasonable Accommodation

Despite the fact that most employers are familiar with employment laws, including those opposing discrimination, trouble still comes to the forefront from time to time. Discrimination in the workplace remains an issue that can impact any worker in any state. It is not against the law for your boss to act in an unfriendly, rude manner. […]
August 9, 2017

Cape Cart Crash Seriously Injures Three

Three people were seriously injured last month when a golf cart drove onto a local road and collided with a motorcycle. First responders and others who viewed the scene described a flaming, melted wreck, and photos from the scene show both vehicles destroyed, with the golf cart reduced to little more than its frame. All the […]
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, […]
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