Boston Personal Injury News

Unsafe Buildings in Boston [Interactive Map]

Published in Local News, Safety on October 2, 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes When thinking of what Boston is known for in terms of buildings one might think the answer to be architecture. But when doing research into problems that plague our city it seems that buildings with unsafe and dangerous conditions seems to be a serious issue. With quite a number of  building collapses in Boston and as…

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What Types of Lawsuits Might Come From COVID-19 Exposure?

Published in Personal Injury, Safety on July 7, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes On top of the many physical and emotional concerns regarding the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic are also legal issues. People from all over the world are filing COVID-19 lawsuits concerning travel and entertainment refunds, failed business contracts, employment issues, business interruptions, medical negligence, pandemic avoidance, and more. If you believe you have a lawsuit or class action…

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Does Vaping Increase Risk for COVID-19?

Published in Safety on July 7, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes The novel COVID-19 pandemic poses a health and safety threat to everyone. It is highly contagious and can cause serious to fatal health complications even in someone healthy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), however, lists certain groups that are at an increased risk for severe illness associated with the coronavirus. The list…

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Massachusetts Dog Bite Laws

Published in Safety on July 7, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Massachusetts has several laws regulating animal ownership and setting guidelines for what will happen if a dog bites someone. As a pet owner in Boston, you need to know at least the basics of how the state’s dog bite law works. If your pet bites someone, the victim could file a lawsuit against you as…

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What Fireworks Are Legal in Massachusetts?

Published in Safety on June 15, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Every year, thousands of people come together to celebrate the 4th of July holiday in Massachusetts. Most people celebrate with a staple activity: fireworks. While taking the family to see a professional fireworks display is a great way to mark the occasion, purchasing fireworks on your own is not. The State of Massachusetts bans the…

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What Are Common Apartment Accident Injuries in Boston?

Published in Personal Injury, Safety on June 15, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes It is typical to feel safe and secure in your apartment building. As a renter, you have the legal right to expect reasonable care by your landlord, building owner or management company. Reasonable care means an expectation that your landlord will regularly inspect the premises for hazards, repair known issues and respond promptly to tenant…

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What Is Massachusetts’s Hands-Free Law?

Published in Safety on June 12, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes It is a driver’s responsibility to pay attention to the road. A driver should dedicate his or her full attention to the driving task 100% of the time. Unfortunately, hundreds of drivers in Massachusetts are guilty of distracted driving – one of the deadliest driver errors. In 2018 alone, close to 3,000 people in the…

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What Should I Do If I Was in an Accident Caused by Brake Checking?

Published in Car Accidents, Safety on May 4, 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes Brake checking is a dangerous driving maneuver, often resulting from a reckless driver’s frustration or other poor behavior. Brake checking can easily result in unfortunate car accidents, putting victims in an unfair position. However, you can take legal action. Our Boston car accident lawyers have been dedicated to serving the community for over a decade….

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Who Is Responsible for Falling Debris Injuries in Massachusetts?

Published in Personal Injury, Safety on March 8, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Falling debris is a significant injury risk. Common injuries associated with falling objects are head injuries, skull fractures and traumatic brain damage. A falling object could cause permanent disabilities or the wrongful death of a victim. If you or someone you love has injuries from falling debris in Massachusetts, identify the party that could be…

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Massachusetts Hit & Run Laws

Published in Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Safety on February 20, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes A hit-and-run can make a car accident claim in Boston even more complicated. You may not know the identity of the at-fault party. This could mean no opportunity to hold someone else responsible for your injuries and damages. Luckily, Massachusetts’ no-fault law means you can file a claim with your own car insurance provider to…

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