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Suing a Tattoo Artist for Infection

Published in Personal Injury on May 11, 2024

Reading Time: 3 minutes Getting a tattoo is often an exciting and emotionally fulfilling process, and it involves a lot of preparation and planning. There’s the art and the tattoo artist to consider and, of course, the shop itself. Unfortunately, even when you are meticulous with your planning, you still run the risk of an infection. Not every infection…

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Understanding Assumption of Risk in Massachusetts Personal Injury Claims

Published in Personal Injury on February 15, 2024

Reading Time: 3 minutes Whether you were injured in a motor vehicle accident or a slip-and-fall, when filing your personal injury claim, you may have heard the term, “assumption of risk.” This term can have a significant impact on your personal injury case as it is often used by the defense to avoid taking responsibility for any wrongdoing as…

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How a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help if You Were Injured in an Airport Accident

Published in Personal Injury on November 17, 2023

Reading Time: 3 minutes Airports are bustling hubs of activity, connecting people and places from all corners of the world. While they are often safe and efficient, airports are not immune to accidents. Slips, trips, falls, and other accidents can occur for many reasons, from debris in the concourse to escalator malfunctions. If you have suffered injuries in an…

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Who Is Liable for a Wrongful Death in the Workplace?

Published in Personal Injury on October 24, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes There are certain jobs where accidents are unfortunately more likely than others. Logging, construction, and law enforcement workers are just a few examples where accidents can occur and result in wrongful death. In these environments, the employer has the duty to provide adequate training, tools, and resources to keep everyone reasonably safe and at minimal…

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Who Is Responsible for Groundwater Contamination?

Published in Personal Injury on August 15, 2023

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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…

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Handling a Low Settlement Offer From Your Insurance Company

Published in Personal Injury on July 14, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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…

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5 Steps to Take After Being Injured by a Defective Product in Massachusetts

Published in Personal Injury on July 7, 2023

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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…

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Who Can File a Personal Injury Claim on Behalf of a Child in Massachusetts?

Published in Personal Injury on June 12, 2023

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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,…

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What You Should Know About Filing a Successful Wrongful Death Claim in Massachusetts

Published in Personal Injury on April 25, 2023

Reading Time: 3 minutes When your loved one is robbed of their life early due to a preventable accident, it is within the surviving family’s right to file a wrongful death claim. The at-fault party can be a person, business, or government entity. As long as they owed your family member a standard of care that was broken and…

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3 Important Questions to Ask a Massachusetts Wrongful Death Lawyer

Published in Personal Injury on March 7, 2023

Reading Time: 3 minutes Experiencing the loss of a loved one is difficult, especially when it is the direct result of another’s recklessness. Whether it was the fault of a person, third-party entity, or business, their negligence has ultimately resulted in the wrongful death of another human being. Legally, this qualifies their surviving loved ones to file for wrongful…

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