Paul Tetzel

About Paul Tetzel

Attorney Paul Tetzel advocates to obtain the maximum results for his clients and is dedicated to helping them get a full understanding of the legal process for each individual case. His professional experiences have taught him that personal care and attention, as well as active communication with clients, must be the cornerstones of his law practice. He takes an aggressive yet professional approach to the representation of his clients.

3 Common Types of Nursing Home Abuse-Related Injuries

Nursing homes are designed to be facilities where elderly and vulnerable members of society who are ill and aged can receive the level of care that they need. While this may be the intent behind nursing home care–and the primary reason that family members put their elderly loved ones into nursing homes–it doesn’t always work out like this. In fact, nursing home abuse is a serious problem in Massachusetts, leading to many resident injuries and even deaths each year. If you have a loved one in a nursing home in our state, it’s important that you familiarize yourself with some of the common injuries that are associated with nursing home abuse–

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By |August 21st, 2019|Boston Nursing Home Lawyer|Comments Off on 3 Common Types of Nursing Home Abuse-Related Injuries

Steps to Take if You Think You Have a Nursing Home Abuse Case

Suspecting that your elderly loved one is a victim of nursing home abuse can be a devastating feeling. If you think that you may have a nursing home abuse case–a civil action that’s filed against a negligent nursing home in order to recover compensatory damages–there are certain steps that you should take early on to preserve the strength of your case and right to compensation. 

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Types of Insurance Coverage in a Worcester Car Accident

Following a car accident, there are few things related to the accident to look forward to – bills will start piling up, medical care will be necessary, and, more likely than not, you’ll run into a disagreement about fault, damages, or something else related to your settlement. The good news, however, is that if you and the other driver both maintain car insurance, there’s a good chance that you’ll be able to recover compensation for the full extent of your losses. Here’s a look into types of insurance coverage that are commonly available in a Worcester car accident–

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Fourth of July a Dangerous Time for Car Accidents

The Fourth of July is a time when thousands of Americans celebrate the country’s birthday, attending barbeques with friends and family, watching or shooting off fireworks, and, often, imbibing more than they should. Unfortunately, the fun often ends there, though – Fourth of July is one of the most dangerous times to be on the road, with statistics year after year in Boston and throughout the country highlighting a surge of traffic accidents on this favorite American holiday. If you’re a victim of a Fourth of July car crash, call Attorney Paul Tetzel for representation you can trust.

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By |July 1st, 2019|Personal Injury Lawyer|Comments Off on Fourth of July a Dangerous Time for Car Accidents

How to Drive Safely Around Large Commercial Vehicles

Despite the necessity of commercial vehicles, ranging from large trucks that transport consumer goods to public buses that help get people where they need to be, large commercial vehicles have the potential to be dangerous. In fact, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) reports that in 2017, there were 4,889 buses and large trucks involved in crashes throughout the nation; these crashes resulted in 5,005 fatalities.

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By |June 7th, 2019|Personal Injury Lawyer|Comments Off on How to Drive Safely Around Large Commercial Vehicles

Dog Bite Liability in Massachusetts

In America today, it’s impossible to walk down the street without seeing a dog. Indeed, Americans love their pets, and it’s estimated that there are about 90 million dogs sharing homes with humans in our country. While, most of the time, humans and dogs interact in a way that is not only peaceful, but also mutually beneficial, this isn’t always the case. To be sure, there are approximately 4.5 million dog bites reported per year in the country.

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By |May 28th, 2019|Personal Injury Lawyer|Comments Off on Dog Bite Liability in Massachusetts

Common Hazards Near Construction Sites and What to Do If You’re Injured

The construction industry in Boston and surrounding areas of Massachusetts is booming. To be sure, one need only walk around the state to see development occurring just about everywhere; there are at least nine major development projects happening in Boston alone.  

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By |May 22nd, 2019|Boston Construction Lawyer|Comments Off on Common Hazards Near Construction Sites and What to Do If You’re Injured

Car Accident-Related Whiplash and Traumatic Brain Injury

When a car accident occurs, a person usually has no time to respond; instead, in the blink of an eye, vehicles collide, force is absorbed by the vehicles, and the occupant’s body is jolted in an aggressive–and often injury-causing–manner. The result can be high property damage expenses, severe bodily harm, and shock and psychological injuries, too.

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By |May 13th, 2019|Personal Injury Lawyer|Comments Off on Car Accident-Related Whiplash and Traumatic Brain Injury

4 Signs You Need a Personal Injury Attorney

When you’re injured due to the negligence of another, whether it be in a car accident, a slip and fall, or another type of incident type, you maintain the right to bring a claim against the at-fault party. While some claims are straightforward–you simply need to file a claim with the appropriate insurance party–others are complicated, and are best navigated with the counsel of an experienced lawyer. If you’re unsure whether or not you should hire an attorney to assist you with your Massachusetts personal injury claim, consider these four signs that it’s definitely in your best interests to hire a personal injury lawyer–

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How Can I Prove that My Doctor Breached the Standard of Care Owed to Me?

When a regular person breaches the standard of care owed to you, this breach is referred to as negligence; when a professional, such as a doctor, breaches the standard of care owed to you, it’s call malpractice. In Massachusetts, those who are victims of a healthcare provider’s malpractice reserve the right to bring forth a medical malpractice claim for damages against said provider. However, in order for such a claim to be successful, the affected individual must prove that the doctor breached the standard of care owed to them, and that the breach was the direct cause of harm. This can be difficult to do, and often requires working with a skilled legal professional.

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By |April 28th, 2019|Personal Injury Lawyer|Comments Off on How Can I Prove that My Doctor Breached the Standard of Care Owed to Me?