Blog Posts in September, 2014

  • Accident Reconstruction

    || 30-Sep-2014

    As reported in the September 23, 2014 Boston Globe, a pedestrian was killed on High Street Dedham, MA when struck by a passing vehicle. The State Police sent an accident reconstruction team to analyze the cause of the accident. The fact that the State Police found it necessary to use accident reconstruction analysis highlights the importance of retaining an attorney as soon as possible after an ...
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  • 55-year-old woman was hit by a commuter rail train

    || 26-Sep-2014

    A 55-year-old woman was hit by a commuter rail train at the Beverly Depot on September 22, 2014. Although the facts I still being assessed, the injury raises concerns about safety at MBTA train stations. The MBTA may be held liable for improper warning signs or unsafe platforms which lead to commuter injuries
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  • MBTA RIDE van and a pickup truck collide Saugus MA

    || 24-Sep-2014

    An MBTA RIDE van and a pickup truck collided near the intersection of Walnut and Elm streets in Saugus on September 22, 2014 as reported in the Boston Globe causing multiple injuries and disrupting traffic. Injured victims involving the Ride should understand that often the MBTA is subcontracting the van driver work to private companies. This means that many RIDE drivers are not MBTA employees. ...
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  • A recent Massachusetts Superior Court decision has started a fissure in insurance companies' first line of defense when they try to withhold defendant's statements from injured parties, claiming that the information is privileged because it was “prepared in anticipation of litigation.” In the case of Walsh v. Wong Superior Court judge Dennis Curran found that statements made by ...
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