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December 12, 2014

Testing of Trinity Guardrails Begins

Trinity Industries is in the middle of a series of eight tests that could determine the future of the company, as well as its commonly used guardrail system. The Federal Highway Administration ordered the tests amid safety concerns expressed by more than 30 states throughout the country. According to the Federal Highway Administration Associate Administrator for […]
December 9, 2014

Honda Recall Continues to Grow

A defective product can lead to serious injury or death. As a consumer, there are steps you can take to stay informed as to which products are safe and which ones you should avoid. But even then, there is no way of guaranteeing that you won’t ever come in contact with such a product. Defective car […]
December 5, 2014

Recent Accidents in the Boston Area

If you regularly travel in and around the Boston area by motor vehicle, you are well aware that accidents occur from time to time. While you do your best to avoid trouble, you never know if another party will make a mistake that leads to your involvement. Earlier this month, a 61-year-old Brockton man was killed […]
December 2, 2014

November 2014 Blog Review

November is always one of the busiest months of the year, due in large part to the Thanksgiving holiday. Of course, this did not stop us from publishing a variety of unique content to our blog. If you were too busy to stay current with our posts throughout the month, now is the time to catch […]
November 25, 2014

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

As a motorcyclist, you enjoy taking to the open road as often as possible. Regardless of your destination, you always look forward to the drive. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents remain a common problem throughout the United States. There are many causes of such accidents, including but not limited to: Negligence on behalf of another driver, such as […]
November 21, 2014

Factors that Help Determine Car Accident Injuries

While there is no way of knowing what types of injuries a person will sustain in a car accident, there are many factors that contribute to this. These include but are not limited to: The types of vehicles that are involved (including the size) Whether or not the person was wearing a seat belt The type […]
November 18, 2014

Distracted Driving Stats to Consider

Last month, we discussed the dangers of distracted driving. In short, any type of distraction increases the likelihood of being involved in an accident. Subsequently, the chance of injury or death also rises. The NHTSA continues to do its part in fighting against distracted driving, sharing information and advice with anybody and everybody who takes to […]
November 14, 2014

Underage Drinking Statistics Prove Seriousness of Problem

Regardless of a person’s age, drinking and driving should never be a consideration. Not only does this increase the chance of an accident, but it also puts the driver, passengers, and others on the road at risk of injury or death. Mothers Against Drunk Driving has shared some interesting underage drinking statistics on its website, including […]
November 11, 2014

Pedestrian Safety: A Growing Problem

From one side of the country to the next, there are people who prefer to walk from point A to point B, as opposed to driving or taking public transportation. With the number of pedestrians on the rise, safety among these people has become a big concern. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, […]
November 7, 2014

Massachusetts, Other States Ban Guardrail System

Massachusetts, as well as 30 other states, have banned the use of a guard rail part manufactured by Trinity Industries. The company’s ET-Plus guardrail end terminal is at the center of an investigation, thanks in large part to its ties to 14 accidents and four deaths. New Jersey is the latest state to ban use of […]
November 4, 2014

October 2014 Blog Review

During the month of October, we published a variety of updates, including news stories, tips, and much more. One of our favorite pieces detailed the meeting of Steven A. Schwartz with a Japanese delegation. If you have yet to read this story (and review the images), click here to take a closer look. Here are links […]
October 24, 2014

Steven A. Schwartz Meets with Japanese Delegation

The United States legal system is unique in many ways, with a variety of details that set it apart from those in other parts of the world. Recently, our own Steven A. Schwartz met with a Japanese delegation from FUNAI SOKEN, a Japanese B2B consulting firm. Several members of the delegation are members of the legal […]
March 19, 2012

Do all Car Accidents lead to a Lawsuit?

Were you recently involved in a car accident? If so, you may find yourself in position to file a lawsuit to receive compensation for injuries and damage caused by the negligence of another. Of course, this is not always true. The majority of the time, car accidents are only considered “minor fender benders” and can be […]
March 12, 2012

Personal Injury News Stories from Boston

The roads of Boston, Massachusetts can be dangerous. If you find yourself navigating these roadways, you must make sure you are as careful as possible at all times. Day in and day out, hundreds of accidents happen throughout the region. Unfortunately, many of them are very serious. In some cases, injuries sustained in a car accident […]
March 5, 2012

Boston Car Accident News Stories

Over the past several days, there have been multiple car accidents in and around the Boston, Massachusetts area. Like most areas, the majority of accidents in Boston are nothing more than fender benders. However, this does not mean that more serious situations are always avoided. Below are several recent car accident news stories from the Boston […]
February 27, 2012

A Car Accident can turn into a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Car accidents occur every day in and around the Boston, Massachusetts area. While most of these accidents are minor fender benders, some are much more serious. In the case of injury or death, a personal injury lawsuit often times follows. Whether or not the injured party and/or their family decide to bring forth a lawsuit is […]
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