Has My Vehicle Suffered Diminished Value After My Crash?
Published in Car Accidents on June 15, 2021
When another party hits your car, your vehicle could sustain substantial damage. Massachusetts requires all drivers to carry a minimum of $5,000 in property damage liability insurance. That means that the at-fault party’s insurance company pays up to $5,000 to repair or replace your vehicle. Unfortunately, $5,000 is not very much money for repairs or…
Overtime Lawyer in Massachusetts
Published in Employment Law on June 2, 2021
Employees deserve to be compensated for each hour they work. However, some employers try to cheat employees out of their hard-earned income to save money. Employers who fail to pay wages for overtime are breaking the law. State and federal wage and hour laws protect employees from wage theft. If an employer commits wage and…
What Are the Odds of Dying in a Car Accident?
Published in Car Accidents on May 28, 2021
Are your odds of dying in a car accident higher or lower than your odds of dying from a fall? Does it matter whether you are a pedestrian or a motorcyclist? How can you know whether you are at risk of dying in a traffic accident? Over 30,000 people die annually in motor vehicle accidents…
The Lasting Damage of a Severe Burn Injury
Published in Burn Injury on May 12, 2021
Severe burn injuries can cause life-long damage. The immediate effects of a severe burn can include intense pain. The recovery from a severe burn can be lengthy and painful. What Are the Immediate Consequences of a Severe Burn? Burn injuries are classified into degrees. The level of the burn indicates the severity of the injury….
How Safe Are Helicopters?
Published in Personal Injury on May 6, 2021
The death of Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and seven other people in 2020 put a focus on the safety of helicopters. Whenever there is a fatal helicopter accident in the news, people begin wondering whether traveling by helicopter is safe. Unfortunately, helicopter accidents are common. Helicopter Travel is Risky – What Causes Helicopter Accidents? From…
How Long Does it Take to Get a Personal Injury Settlement Check?
Published in Personal Injury on April 6, 2021
A settlement is an agreement that ends a legal dispute. A settlement check is a payment for damages in a personal injury case. The question of how long it takes to get a personal injury settlement check depends on several factors. The timeline for settlement of a personal injury case depends on the circumstances of…
How to Obtain a Car Accident Report in Massachusetts
Published in Car Accidents on April 1, 2021
A car accident can be a traumatic experience, especially when the accident results in injury or death to a driver or passenger or significant damage to the vehicles involved. In Massachusetts, persons involved in a car accident with death, injury, or property damage over $1000 must report their accident to the authorities within five days….
What is Emotional Damage?
Published in Personal Injury on March 30, 2021
Car accidents, slip and fall accidents, workplace accidents, and other personal injuries result in painful injuries. The physical pain and suffering caused by an accident can be overwhelming. However, accident victims often suffer emotional injuries, too. Emotional injuries can be as devastating and debilitating as some physical injuries. The impact of these injuries is just…
How to Win a Social Security Disability Appeal?
Published in Social Security on March 19, 2021
The Social Security Administration (SSA) manages the two federal disability benefits programs: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). It can be incredibly difficult to gain approval for disability benefits. A majority of Social Security Disability applications are denied the first time a person files for disability benefits. Therefore, if your SSDI…
The Mirena Crash is Real – Everything You Need to Know
Published in Product Liability on February 15, 2021
Birth control is an important health decision for millions of women in the United States. There are several different forms of birth control that a woman might use to prevent pregnancy. An intrauterine device (IUD) is a common form of birth control. However, using an IUD has some health risks. Additionally, there have been severe…