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 […]
A truck accident can be devastating. If you’ve been harmed, reach out to a truck accident attorney for information about your rights and options.
Determining fault after a car accident is very important in Massachusetts. Here’s what you need to know about how a determination of fault is made.
Bedsores are always a risk for patients who cannot move on their own, but that risk may be exacerbated now, as hospitals and nursing homes face greater demands amid the coronavirus pandemic.