How Long Does it Take to Get a Personal Injury Settlement Check?
Published in Personal Injury on April 6, 2021
A settlement is an agreement that ends a legal dispute. A settlement check is a payment for damages in a personal injury case. The question of how long it takes to get a personal injury settlement check depends on several factors. The timeline for settlement of a personal injury case depends on the circumstances of…read more
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…read more
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…read more
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…read more
What Should I Wear to Court in Massachusetts?
Published in Personal Injury on December 28, 2020
When you go to court for a personal injury case, you are required to wear appropriate attire. However, what is considered proper attire for court? If this is your first time in a courtroom for a hearing or a trial, you may not be sure what to wear to court. Your personal injury lawyer will…read more
What is a Lien on a Personal Injury Case?
Published in Personal Injury on December 26, 2020
Medical bills from a personal injury case can quickly total tens of thousands of dollars. Many accident victims do not have the money to pay medical bills. If they do not have health insurance to cover medical expenses, it can be frightening and overwhelming. Massachusetts law allows medical providers to place a medical lien on…read more
How Much Is My Personal Injury Claim Worth in Boston?
Published in Personal Injury on August 27, 2020
It is understandable to wonder about the worth of your Boston personal injury claim. After all, the settlement or judgment award you may receive could determine your family’s future financial stability. After an accident in Boston that causes significant injuries and expensive losses, the only way to move forward may be to achieve a financial…read more
Can I Sue After Signing a Waiver in Boston?
Published in Personal Injury on August 25, 2020
Many risky activities require participants to sign waivers of liability. Release of liability waivers protect the overarching organization from legal responsibility if a participant suffers an injury. If a foul ball hits a sports fan in the head during a baseball game, for example, the fan may not be able to sue the sports stadium…read more
What Types of Lawsuits Might Come From COVID-19 Exposure?
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…read more
How to Win a Wrongful Death Claim in Massachusetts
Published in Personal Injury on July 7, 2020
Wrongful death is the loss of life due to another person’s tort, misconduct, negligence or wrongdoing. A wrongful death claim is a civil lawsuit that seeks to hold the at-fault party accountable for the deceased person’s death. Certain family members in Massachusetts could receive compensation after an executor or administrator of the decedent files a…read more