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…
Should I Hire a Lawyer After a Minor Car Accident in Boston, MA?
Published in Car Accidents on December 10, 2021
Car accidents, motorcycle accidents, and other collisions cause serious injury or death each year in Boston. However, not all accidents result in injuries or fatalities. In fact, many only result in property damage. Massachusetts is a no-fault state. That means you can seek compensation after a crash by filing a claim with your own insurance….
4 Reasons Why a Personal Injury Lawyer Will Not Take Your Case
Published in Personal Injury on November 18, 2021
If you have been injured in an accident that you believe resulted from someone else’s negligence, you may be able to recover compensation for your medical bills and other such losses. You can pursue said compensation by filing a personal injury insurance claim or lawsuit. It is highly advisable to schedule a free consultation with…
I’ve Been Hurt in a Motorcycle Accident in Boston, MA – Do I Need a Lawyer?
Published in Motorcycle Accidents on November 4, 2021
Motorcycles provide riders with a thrill that other passenger vehicles lack. However, motorcycles do not feature many of the standard safety systems of cars and trucks. Because of this, motorcyclists are particularly vulnerable to the surrounding environment. Motorcycle collisions are especially destructive and chaotic. Even minor crashes can result in catastrophic injuries and long-term consequences….
Who is a Third Party in a Personal Injury Claim?
Published in Personal Injury on October 6, 2021
Filing a third-party claim may involve filing insurance claims with another party’s insurance provider. Third-party claims may also be relevant in workplace accident claims. Filing a Claim with an Insurance Company After an Accident After a car accident, slip and fall accident, or another type of personal injury, you may file a claim with the…
What is a Tort Claim?
Published in Personal Injury on September 5, 2021
A tort is an act or omission that injures another. Torts give a victim the right to file an injury claim against their tortfeasor (the person who committed the tort and caused their injury). Most tort claims are based on negligence. However, these claims can also arise from intentional torts, such as battery and assault,…
What You Need To Know About Filing Auto Accident Claims in a No-Fault State Like Massachusetts
Published in Car Accidents, No Fault on August 26, 2021
Massachusetts is one of twelve states with mandatory no-fault automobile insurance. Three other states allow insurance companies to offer no-fault automobile insurance as an option. In these states, after an accident, you will file an injury claim with your insurance company rather than the insurer for the at-fault driver. Your insurance company will not investigate…
7 Common Motorcycle Crashes and How To Avoid Them
Published in Motorcycle Accidents, Personal Injury on August 24, 2021
You must exercise extreme caution when riding a motorcycle. Although virtually all types of motor vehicle accidents have the potential to cause serious harm, motorcycle accidents can be particularly devastating. On a motorcycle, you aren’t protected by the steel frame of a car or truck. This is just one of the reasons motorcyclists are 27…