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…
How Safe Are Motor Scooters in Boston?
Published in Motorcycle Accidents on February 11, 2021
The metropolitan Boston region has some of the most congested traffic in the country. Unsurprisingly, two nearby cities, Somerville and Cambridge, are in the top five cities with the highest number of bicycle commuters. With the increase in the use of motor scooters, including electric scooters, the U.S. has seen an increasing number of scooter…
Hidden Nanny Cams: Are They Actually Legal in Massachusetts?
Published in Personal Injury on January 18, 2021
For many homeowners, the front yard sign announcing a security system is a signal that the home is protected against intruders. But what about people a homeowner willingly lets inside? One solution is discreetly installing what are commonly called “nanny cams.” Originally used for parents to keep tabs on their babysitters and thought to prevent…
What is MCS-90?
Published in Truck Accidents on January 15, 2021
Most people have never heard of “MCS-90.” However, there are three kinds of people who are more likely to be familiar with MCS-90s and what they entail. These include people who work in the commercial trucking business, insurance agents who cover commercial trucking companies, and victims of commercial trucking accidents. If you have been injured…
Rear-End Collisions: Common Injuries and Steps to Take
Published in Car Accidents on January 13, 2021
You don’t need to be speeding along the highway to wind up in a dangerous car accident that can leave you injured and your car wrecked. In fact, you don’t need to be moving at all. Rear-end collisions account for about 40% of all car accidents, making them the most common type of auto collision….
The Differences Between Slip & Fall and Trip & Fall Accidents
Published in Premises Liability on January 11, 2021
Falling is one of the most common types of accidents, causing tens of thousands of injuries every year. Falling accidents range from inconvenient and frustrating to dangerous and debilitating. But not all falling accidents are the same. “Trip and fall” and “slip and fall” accidents arise from very different circumstances. They often result in distinct…
How are Pain and Suffering Damages Calculated?
Published in Personal Injury on January 8, 2021
When you have suffered an injury that was caused by someone else, you have the legal right to pursue financial recovery. Many types of accidents can result in personal injuries, including car accidents, bike accidents, and slip and falls. You can seek compensation to cover the costs of your medical expenses, lost income, and pain…
Can I Sue My Insurance Company If They Deny My Claim After a Car Accident in Massachusetts?
Published in Car Accidents on January 7, 2021
Yes, you can sue your insurance company if it denies your claim after a car accident. Massachusetts applies no-fault auto insurance rules. “No-fault” means drivers involved in an accident must first seek compensation from their own insurance company. This rule applies regardless of who caused the accident. You might think that insurance companies pay claims…