Brain Injury Law – Can I Sue for a Sports-Related Brain Injury?

While sports may be a part of American culture and a favorite way for adults and children alike to pass the time, sports are not always safe. In fact, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that in a single year, an estimated 248,418 children were treated in emergency room departments for […]
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Nursing Home Abuse An All Too Common Problem

  As our population continues to age, seniors or even younger individuals who are unable to care for themselves from dementia, brain injury or severe physical infirmities are increasingly placed into nursing home facilities. For the families of many of these residents, this is a last or only resort because of time or financial constraints […]
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Zach Brown Band Sued for Premises Liability

  A blind woman has brought a premises liability lawsuit for $75,000 against the Zach Brown Band and Live Nation Entertainment over a crowd incident at a concert in August 2015 at Fenway Park. According to the court file, the woman is claiming that security at the concert failed to anticipate the crowd rushing the […]
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Pokemon Go Injuries

  Who would have thought that a video game could be a factor in causing injuries, other than carpal tunnel syndrome from constant use of a controller? Most video games are played either on consoles in the home or dorm room or on smartphones. However, a game that became available this Summer called Pokemon GO […]
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Understanding Young Trespassers and the Attractive Nuisance Doctrine

Property owners in Massachusetts, as well as other states in the nation, have a legal obligation to maintain their properties in a reasonably safe condition to ensure that invitees (those who are invited onto the property) and licensees (those who have a right to be on the property) are not injured. However, most courts acknowledge […]
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Water Park Accidents – Who Is Liable?

As the hottest month of the year comes to a close, many in Massachusetts choose to beat the heat by heading to one of the state’s many water parks. From Water Wizz to Six Flags, nothing’s better than wading in cool water or getting an adrenaline rush by going down a waterslide. Unfortunately, however, water […]
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Injured From a Building Code Violation

Building codes must be followed in any construction project. Architects and contractors are required to adhere to the codes when building any structure so as to protect the safety of the occupants and the structural integrity of the building. Codes anticipate emergency situations by requiring emergency exits and that the disabled have easy access. Standards […]
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Faulty Deck Injuries

On occasion, there are news reports about a deck collapsing with a large group of people falling and sustaining serious injuries or death. Broken or faulty railings on the deck may be the alleged cause of an accident that caused someone to fall from a considerable height. Injuries from these accidents are considered premises liability […]
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Amusement Park Accidents in Massachusetts

  Amusement Park Accidents in Massachusetts Amusement parks provide thrills and fun, laughs and an all-around good time. In the summertime, tourists and residents alike flock to the many Massachusetts amusement parks, including Six Flags and CoCo Key Water Park.
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Summertime Pool Accidents and Injuries – Who’s Liable?

Summertime Pool Accidents and Injuries – Who’s Liable? Pools in Boston are about to open their doors to families and swimmers for the summer months. While public and private pool openings are often hailed as an indication that summer has truly begun, pools can be dangerous. The following considers some common summertime pool injuries, and […]
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