Five Tetzel Law Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers Tetzel Law is proud to announce attorneys Paul Tetzel, John Malone, Paul Leavis, Deborah Santello and Jordan Belliveau have been recognized by Massachusetts Super Lawyers for 2020. Attorneys Paul Leavis and Deborah Santello were selected as 2020 Massachusetts Super Lawyers, an honor only 5 percent of lawyers […]
SUVs are popular vehicles with sales having trended higher each year over the past decade, including sales in Massachusetts. In 2016, SUV sales accounted for 63% of all vehicle sales in America. People buy these vehicles because they are larger than conventional passenger vehicles, are roomier, and seemingly safer for their children. Unfortunately, these vehicles […]
Tetzel Law, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of attorneys Paul Leavis and Deborah Santello formerly of Leavis and Rest, P.C. Attorney Leavis founded Connolly and Leavis, P.C. with Judge Thomas E. Connolly in 1986. When Judge Connolly was appointed to serve as a Superior Court Judge, the firm’s name transitioned to Leavis and […]
Among all car accident claims, those involving whiplash injuries are probably the most prevalent. A whiplash refers to the stretching and tearing of the muscles, tendons, and ligaments in the neck and spine. Massachusetts car accidents have their share of whiplash claims that many drivers and passengers in high speed as well as low impact […]
It is no secret that car accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers in America. Drivers age 16-19 are 4-times more likely to die in a car accident than any other age group. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 2,000 teenagers die in traffic accidents each year and 200,000 suffer […]
The MBTA, or Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, is the central or official mass transit system for the commonwealth. There are other regional transit authorities as well. However, the MBTA is the main authority that controls and regulates public transit including buses, ferries, subways, commuter rail and trains.
Massachusetts, like most other states, has its share of nursing home facilities. The baby boom generation’s oldest members are now in their mid-70s with millions turning 65 every year. Unfortunately, many of these individuals and those who are younger are entering nursing home facilities due to cognitive and/or physical decline.
Dog bite or attack claims are not uncommon. In the U.S., there are over 5 million reported instances of dog attacks on individuals each year. In Massachusetts, there are hundreds of dog bite claims brought by individuals who have sustained injuries ranging from bites on the hand to vicious assaults leaving the victims with permanent […]
ATVs, or all-terrain vehicles, are fun to drive and are popular in Massachusetts. These open-air vehicles are often driven on designated mountain or forest trails over rough terrain, in streams, mud, over rocks, and sometimes in poor weather. But because these vehicles offer little protection to drivers who are easily ejected in a spill or […]
For many elderly or incapacitated adults, nursing homes are the final destination after a long and fulfilling life. We expect our loved ones to be adequately cared for and that their daily living needs be met. So, when a Massachusetts nursing home staff person reports that your loved one suddenly died or has suffered a […]