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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 […]
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 […]
November 7, 2017
Lowell Boy Killed in Pit Bull Attack

Lowell Boy Killed in Pit Bull Attack

A seven-year-old Lowell child died tragically last week when a pair of neighborhood pit bulls attacked and mauled him. Accounts of what happened vary, but early on the evening of Saturday, October 21, the boy somehow wound up inside a fenced yard where the pair of dogs was kept, according to Lowell police. Yelling and screaming […]
November 3, 2017

2017 Super Lawyers Announcement and Speaking Engagement

Our attorneys have once again been recognized for the phenomenal service they provide to clients! We are thrilled to announce that Attorney Timothy Pope has repeated last year’s honors by making this year’s list of Super Lawyers for his dedication to Social Security Disability law! Tim will also be speaking at the International Association of Rehabilitation […]
October 20, 2017
Dump Truck Rollover Kills One, Causes Chaos in Brockton

Dump Truck Rollover Kills One, Causes Chaos in Brockton

The sad details behind a dump truck crash in Brockton that killed one woman and sent two other people to the hospital have led to the arrest of a driver on motor vehicle homicide charges. The October 3 crash includes a laundry list of dangerous behaviors and bad decisions and should serve as a cautionary tale […]
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 […]
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