Can You Get PTSD After a Car Accident?
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a complex psychological condition that most often develops in response to acute traumatic stress. This condition is very common among combat veterans, survivors of sexual assault and domestic abuse, and survivors of all types of childhood abuse. PTSD can also manifest after isolated traumatic events like car accidents and natural…read more
Car Seat Laws in Boston
Boston parents must ensure they keep their children properly restrained in acceptable car seats while traveling to protect them from car accidents. Every state upholds specific standards for appropriate car seat use, age, and size restrictions for different types of car seats, and most states even offer free car seat installation services and public safety…read more
Can I Claim Personal Injury in Boston If I Was at Fault?
Every state has different laws when it comes to determining fault for a car accident, and some plaintiffs are able to secure compensation for their car accident damages even though they bear partial responsibility for causing those accidents. If you cause a car accident, you generally do not have grounds for a personal injury claim….read more
What Is a Contingency Fee?
If you experienced injury through no fault of your own and feel the other party could owe you compensation, you have likely done some research on obtaining a personal injury attorney. Sometimes, however, it can seem as if attorney websites have a language all their own. One of the most commonly misunderstood terms in the…read more
Frequently asked questions about car accidents in Massachusetts
Published in car accidents on March 22, 2019
Many drivers who experience car accidents have questions, particularly when it comes to their legal options after a crash and what type of recovery they can expect from a lawsuit. Below are some of the most frequently asked questions concerning car accidents in Massachusetts. How Much Is My Car Accident Claim Worth? Car accident…read more
Car Accident 2019 Statistics in the United States
Motor vehicle accidents continue to be one of the leading causes of accidental deaths and injuries in the United States. They are responsible for billions in property damage and other economic losses each year. If you or a relative suffered injuries or economic damages due to the negligence of another driver, an attorney can represent…read more
The Pros and Cons of Using a Dashcam
After a car accident in Massachusetts, there is always confusion. Often it isn’t clear exactly what happened. Because of the increasing highway congestion, many people consider using a dashcam so that, no matter what happens, they have a record of the event. Legally, they may be helpful after an accident. Here’s what you need to…read more
Can Autonomous Cars Reduce Traffic in Boston?
Self-driving cars may seem like a futuristic concept. Well brace yourself. They are already here. Autonomous car company, NuTonomy, headquartered right here in Boston has already been testing their cars in a very limited area of the Seaport District for several months and has been given approval from the city to expand the test area…read more
Proposed Bill Changes Cell Phone and Driving Laws in Massachusetts
Published in car accidents on March 24, 2016
As further research is done on the effect of cell phone use and driving, more and more legislation is passed to make our roads safer. For example, a new bill in Massachusetts will prohibit drivers from holding cell phones while driving. The proposed legislation would restrict carrying or physically manipulating any device, including a smartphone,…read more
The MBTA Late Night Service Cancelation Will Affect Drunk Driving
Since 1983, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has provided free rides every New Year’s Eve in Boston. This originated due to the high incidence of drunk driving accidents in the city during this holiday. In addition to increased punishment for drunk driving, this act lowered tragic accident rates this time of year and helped…read more