What Is Quadriplegia?
Published in Personal Injury on June 30, 2018
In 2013, a study revealed that almost one in every 50 people in the United States suffers from paralysis. Quadriplegia is one of the types of paralysis; it occurs when someone loses mobility and sensation in all four limbs and the torso. Quadriplegia is a severe condition with many life-changing effects on a victim. Some…read more
When Can Cell Phone Search Results Be Used as Evidence?
Published in Personal Injury on June 28, 2018
In investigations for civil and criminal cases, attorneys will go to great lengths to obtain the evidence needed to win a case. Social media has become a source for information and potential evidence for or against people. Although many people call it an invasion of privacy, attorneys can use cell phone search results as evidence….read more
Core Changes to Massachusetts Marijuana Regulations
Published in Local News on June 27, 2018
Marijuana legalization is a significant point of controversy in politics today. Increasingly, states are beginning to make marijuana possession and use legally under certain situations. Like other places around the country, Massachusetts is fleshing out its regulations for legal marijuana sales; lawmakers recently made significant changes to marijuana regulations. No Recreational or Social Use of…read more
Checking a Doctor’s Credentials
Many people trust health insurance companies to contract with top-quality doctors, hospitals, and state licensing agencies. Unfortunately, many insurers regularly use practitioners who are subpar at best. Some may even have medical disciplinary actions, medical malpractice claims, and other negative marks on their records. Different Ways to Research a Doctor Although no federal database provides…read more
Narcan – What Is It?
Narcan is the brand name of naloxone, an antidote for heroin and other opiates – prescription pills such as oxycodone, morphine, codeine, methadone, and Vicodin. Narcan blocks the opiate’s effects and can reverse an overdose. Overdoses occur after taking too much of a drug. If a person stops breathing during an overdose, serious brain damage…read more
Marijuana Versus Opioid Abuse
Marijuana may seem to be taking over the headlines today, with new laws and policies regarding it frequently making news. In fact, it is legal under state law to purchase marijuana for some medical treatments in 31 states. Although it is just now making legal waves in the United States, cannabis treated and managed pain…read more
Suffolk County Superior Court Information
Published in Local News on March 30, 2018
The Suffolk County Superior Court, located at 3 Pemberton Square in Boston, serves Boston, Chelsea, Revere, and Winthrop. These areas are home to more than 7.5 million residents, many of whom are likely to visit the courthouse for one reason or another at some point. Also known as the John Adams Courthouse, the Suffolk County…read more
What Is the Tide Pod Challenge?
Published in Safety on March 29, 2018
Every generation experiences strange fads and social trends that sometimes have a detrimental effect on those who participate in them. One of the newest trends making waves on social media and the news is the Tide Pod Challenge, a social challenge where participants attempt to eat Tide Pods, individually wrapped and highly concentrated laundry detergent…read more
What is Kratom?
Published in Safety on March 28, 2018
Kratom is an herb originating in Southeast Asia. The kratom plant has been a staple of the region’s traditional medicine for centuries, often used as a treatment for pain and anxiety. More recently, some people have found kratom effective for treating the symptoms of withdrawal from opioids and other drugs. Despite these apparent benefits, the…read more
The Pros and Cons of Using a Dashcam
After a car accident in Massachusetts, there is always confusion. Often it isn’t clear exactly what happened. Because of the increasing highway congestion, many people consider using a dashcam so that, no matter what happens, they have a record of the event. Legally, they may be helpful after an accident. Here’s what you need to…read more