How Much Can You Expect From an Uber or Lyft Accident Settlement?
Published in Rideshare Accidents on April 21, 2022
Uber and Lyft have substantially changed the way we view transportation. With millions of Americans using rideshare apps to get around the city, it’s easy to see the benefits and ease of opting to rely on this method of transportation. However, with the popularity of rideshare skyrocketing, accidents are much more likely to occur involving…
5 Steps to Take After an Uber or Lyft Accident in Massachusetts
Published in Rideshare Accidents on April 14, 2022
Uber and Lyft have transformed the way we view transportation. It is more accessible, affordable, and convenient to request a ride than relying on other methods of transportation. However, passengers who opt to use Uber and Lyft often forget that they are trusting everyday people, not professionals, to catch a ride. There is no guarantee…
Can You Sue an Uber or Lyft Driver if You’re Injured in an Accident?
Published in Rideshare Accidents on April 7, 2022
Many residents of Boston, Massachusetts, enjoy the convenience of rideshare apps when going out for an evening or catching a ride to the airport. Rideshare services like Uber and Lyft have seen a massive increase in popularity in recent years, completely changing how people get around town. Unfortunately, accidents become more likely with more rideshare…
What Is CTE?
Published in Personal Injury on February 8, 2022
You probably know that repetitive head trauma is not good for the brain. But did you know that repeated concussions can lead to a degenerative brain disease? This condition is called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), and it is known to cause devastation to the veterans, athletes, and other people it affects. This post will cover…
Defective Combat Earplugs Lawsuits
Published in Product Liability on January 27, 2022
Product liability lawsuits are continuing to be filed against 3M Corp. These lawsuits allege that the 3M Combat Arms Earplugs were defective. The tenth bellwether case is being heard now. Plaintiffs allege that a design defect in the 3M dual-sided earplugs cause hearing loss, tinnitus, and other harm. An alleged faulty seal allowed loud noise…
Delayed Concussion Symptoms
Published in Personal Injury on January 20, 2022
You may experience a range of symptoms in the weeks and months after a traumatic brain injury. Delayed and persistent symptoms after a concussion are normal. After brain trauma, your brain changes as your injury worsens, then heals. Here are some reasons you may experience delayed concussion symptoms. How Concussions Happen Your brain sits inside…
Attorneys Answer: When Do You Need to Hire a Car Accident Lawyer in Boston?
Published in Car Accidents on January 6, 2022
You always have the right to represent yourself in an insurance claim or lawsuit after a car accident. But in most cases, you risk missing out on essential compensation by representing yourself. Sometimes, your claim might get denied altogether. A car accident lawyer has the knowledge to help victims navigate the accident claim process. They…
Valsartan Cancer Lawsuits in Boston: What You Need to Know
Published in Product Liability on January 5, 2022
Valsartan is a drug used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. In 2018, the FDA discovered that some versions of Valsartan were contaminated, possibly leading to an increased risk of cancer for those that took this drug. If you’ve taken Valsartan and are suffering from any type of cancer, you should contact a…
Breaking Down Attorney-Client Privilege: What it Means and How it Can Affect Your Case in Boston
Published in Personal Injury on December 21, 2021
Most people have heard of attorney-client privilege. They are familiar with the term thanks to criminal court cases on television or in movies. You might have even heard the concept extend to other cases, such as those involving car accidents or slip and falls. However, attorney-client privilege is not that simple. You need to know…
Umbilical Cord Prolapse Birth Injury Claims
Published in Medical Malpractice on December 11, 2021
Umbilical cord prolapse is a dangerous condition that can occur during the birth process. Prolapse can lead to death or serious injury if it is not promptly diagnosed and treated. If a medical provider failed to appropriately monitor a child during birth, you might have grounds for a medical malpractice claim. What is Umbilical Cord…