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March 20, 2015

Workplace Discrimination: Do you know what’s going on?

If you have never been a victim of workplace discrimination, it may be difficult to understand just how big of a problem this remains throughout the country. Every day, employees are discriminated against because of a disability, race, religion, or sex among other protected classifications. There are both federal and state laws in place to protect […]
March 13, 2015

Three Online Resources to become Familiar with

Our website is full of information pertaining to personal injury law, employment law, and related topics. While we strive to provide you with high quality advice and guidance, there are times when another website could offer just as much. Here are three online resources to review: 1. U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. If you have any […]
March 10, 2015

Massachusetts Drunk Driving Statistics

Massachusetts is home to approximately 6.7 million people. In addition to residents, many others visit the state for one reason or the next throughout the year. Just the same as every other state, Massachusetts has laws in place to protect against drunk driving. Unfortunately, this hasn’t put a stop to this dangerous activity. According to Mothers […]
March 6, 2015

Recent Motor Vehicle Accident News

If you spend anytime watching the news or reading the newspaper, you know that motor vehicle accidents are common throughout the area. Some of these are the result of driver negligence. Others come about due to a defective car part or some other circumstance. There are things you can do to protect yourself against being involved […]
March 3, 2015

February 2015 Blog Review

In January, we published a wide variety of content to get the year started. February was no different, as we once again touched on many topics, from news stories to advice and much more. Here are five of our most popular blog posts from last month: 1. Discrimination Claims Fall, a Problem Still Exists 2. Drinking […]
February 27, 2015

The Dangers of Construction Site Accidents

Any construction site accident, regardless of the circumstances, can cause serious injury or even death. As a construction worker, or anybody visiting this type of site, it is imperative to follow all safety protocols at all times. These types of construction site accidents are among the most common: Construction site falls Scaffold falls Electrical accidents Welding […]
February 24, 2015

Racial Discrimination Remains an Issue

In today’s world, one would think that racial discrimination is many years in the past. Unfortunately, this is not true. People continue to be discriminated against because of their race, with this often times happening at a place of employment. has shared a variety of statistics related to racial discrimination, including the following: “Studies show […]
February 20, 2015

Client Testimonials can Show you the Light

Are you thinking about consulting with a personal injury attorney? If so, this means you or a loved one has been injured. While your life may have been turned upside down by an accident, you can get back on the right track with the help of a legal professional. It is common to be concerned about […]
February 17, 2015

Turn to the EEOC for Information and Guidance

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) website is full of information, with many pages dedicated to workplace discrimination (every type) and sexual harassment. Here is an overview of the EEOC, direct from its website: “The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a […]
February 10, 2015

Drinking and Driving: Know the Facts

Driving can be dangerous when every person on the road is 100 percent sober. If you add somebody to the mix who is under the influence, there is a greater chance of an accident. Here is a fact from the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) that will open your eyes: “Every day, almost […]
February 6, 2015

Discrimination Claims Fall, a Problem Still Exists

Have you been treated unfairly at work? Do you believe you are being discriminated against? If so, it is time to learn more about your rights as defined by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as well as many other federal and state laws. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), workplace […]
February 3, 2015

January 2015 Blog Review

Just the same as December, our blog was updated regularly during the month of January. The new year brought new opportunities for fresh stories and advice. Below are five posts from last month that are worth reading for the first time or reviewing again: 1. Man’s Best Friend can be Unfriendly 2. Ruby Tuesday Hit with […]
May 14, 2012

Vehicle Recall News Stories – Don’t Risk your Safety

Has your vehicle been recalled? No matter the issue, it is essential that you get it fixed as soon as possible. Overlooking this could put your safety in jeopardy – and that is not a good place to be. To better understand the seriousness of vehicle recalls, review the following news stories: 1. Shoppers purchase used […]
May 7, 2012

News and more from the Roads of Boston

No matter the day of the week, there are auto accidents throughout the Boston area. Fortunately, most of these are fender benders that can be addressed by the respective insurance companies of those involved. However, not everybody is this lucky. There are accidents that lead to a Boston personal injury lawsuit. In this case, somebody involved […]
April 30, 2012

Not all Car Accidents lead to a Lawsuit

In many cases, a car accident will lead to a lawsuit of some kind. That being said, this is more the exception than the rule. Most of the time, accidents are settled by the insurance companies of those involved. Below are links to several car accident news stories from the Boston area: 1. 2 teens and […]
April 23, 2012

Are you Driving without Car Insurance?

The majority of car accidents are nothing more than minor fender benders. In this situation, involved parties can exchange insurance information and move on – in some cases, there is a police report. However, things get a bit trickier if one of the parties involved does not have car insurance. In the United States – regardless […]
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