Who Is Responsible for Groundwater Contamination?
Published in Personal Injury on August 15, 2023
Communities rely heavily on groundwater for drinking, agriculture, and industrial activities. Because of its widespread use, contaminated groundwater poses significant health and safety risks. While Massachusetts is known for its lush natural landscapes, it is also home to several industries that release environmental pollutants. If you have fallen ill due to contaminated groundwater, you may…
Truck Accidents and Blind Spots: What You Need to Know
Published in Truck Accidents on August 10, 2023
Involvement in a truck accident can have a wide range of consequences for all parties, especially when the accident is caused due to reckless driving. When operating a regularly-sized motor vehicle, it is imperative you do your part to remain aware of the truck’s blind spots. Trucker drivers are operating vehicles that are more than…
The Financial Impact of an Amputation After a Car Accident
Published in Car Accidents on August 5, 2023
When a car accident results in an amputation, the results can be devastating to victims. In addition to the physical and emotional trauma that results after an amputation, car accident victims often suffer a blow to their financial stability as well. If you were in a car accident that resulted in an amputation, it is…
Why Are Wrong-Way Crashes on the Rise in Massachusetts?
Published in Car Accidents on July 20, 2023
Millions travel on Massachusetts’ roads every year, commuting to work, visiting loved ones, or exploring the state’s beautiful landscapes. However, amid the bustling traffic and daily commotion, more accidents can occur, including an increase in the number of wrong-way crashes in recent years, largely attributed to drunk driving elderly drivers, according to the National Transportation…
Handling a Low Settlement Offer From Your Insurance Company
Published in Personal Injury on July 14, 2023
When you are in an accident and injured due to another person or third party’s reckless behavior, you are eligible to file a claim for compensation. When you do so without a knowledgeable lawyer by your side, the insurance company will likely offer a settlement unworthy of your losses. Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers are…
5 Steps to Take After Being Injured by a Defective Product in Massachusetts
Published in Personal Injury on July 7, 2023
When consumers purchase products, they expect them to serve the advertised function. Unfortunately, when defective products make their way into consumers’ hands, injuries may occur. If you have suffered harm due to a defective product in Massachusetts, there are several steps you should take to ensure you get the justice you deserve. At Sweeney Merrigan…
Who Can File a Personal Injury Claim on Behalf of a Child in Massachusetts?
Published in Personal Injury on June 12, 2023
As a parent, nothing is more upsetting than learning that your child has been harmed due to another party’s negligence. If your child has been injured in an accident caused by negligence, you have the right to file a personal injury claim on their behalf. By filing a personal injury claim for your child’s injury,…
Steps to Take if Another Child Hurts Your Child at Daycare
Published in Child Injury on June 8, 2023
Daycare is a wonderful place to house your child while you operate your life as an adult. Whether you’re off to resume your responsibilities at work, doing household chores, or just need some time to yourself to think, having a trusted and reputable spot with professionals to leave your child during the day can be…
Common Causes Of Motel and Hotel Accidents In Massachusetts
Published in Premises Liability, Slip and Fall Accidents on June 4, 2023
If you enjoy travel, you likely spend a lot of time in motels or hotel rooms. Whether you spend a lot of your trip at the lodging, or just go back there to sleep after a long day of sightseeing, these spaces serve as a base while you’re away from home. You will often subconsciously…
How Much Is Your Commercial Truck Accident Worth?
Published in Truck Accidents on May 13, 2023
Whenever you get behind the wheel, you risk being involved in an accident while out on Massachusetts roads. While all motor vehicle accidents are serious, the results can be catastrophic when an accident involves a commercial truck. If you were injured in a commercial truck accident, you may be able to pursue compensation based on…