Blog Posts in 2012

  • Slip and Fall Accidents in Supermarkets

    || 24-Dec-2012

    Slips, trips and falls constitute the majority of general industry accidents. They cause 15% of all accidental deaths, and are second only to motor vehicles as a cause of fatalities. One of the most common places where these accidents occur is in supermarkets. As supermarkets become bigger and more diverse, shoppers would be wise to know the standards for finding the supermarket owner liable for ...
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  • A driver involved in a motor vehicle accident is often left not only with injuries, car damages, and insurance forms, but a list of things that need to get done. Between doctor visits and trips to the mechanic it is hard for something not to be lost in the confusion. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Crash Operator Report is one of those things that could be lost in the shuffle. What ...
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  • How to Evaluate Injuries in a Dog Bite Case

    || 27-Nov-2012

    Massachusetts typically sees a large amount of dog bite attacks, especially by pit bulls. A Boston Herald review found that there were 226 confirmed pit bull attacks on people between 2008 and 2011. Massachusetts provides for strict liability against the dog owner in most dog attack situations. Therefore, most dog bite cases are litigated on damages, or how much money the dog bite victim is ...
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  • Massachusetts Workers Compensation Liens

    || 21-Nov-2012

    The workers compensation system in Massachusetts was created to provide financial coverage for medical expenses and lost earnings to a person injured while on the job. In some situations, the injured person may also bring a separate simultaneous action against the negligent party (not necessarily their employer) who caused the accident. This action is commonly referred to as a third-party action. ...
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