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Parking Lot Accidents in Massachusetts

Navigating a parking lot can be tough work when there’s a lot of traffic, the parking spots are tight, or snow and ice are making things slippery. While most parking lot accidents don’t lead to serious injuries, it is possible for a parking lot accident in Massachusetts to result in substantial damages, both economic and […]
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MA Law to Ban Hand-held Cellphone Use While Driving

In an effort to curb the number of cellphone-involved distracted driving crashes in our state, Massachusetts became the 21st state to ban hand-held cellphone use when behind the wheel. Signed into law by Governor Charlie Baker in November 2019, the law went into effect in February of 2020. For drivers in our state, here’s an […]
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Massachusetts Car Accident: Teenage Driving Risks

Learning to drive as a teenager is pretty exciting, and most parents are no stranger to a teen with a learner’s permit begging to get hours behind the wheel. But no matter how practiced a teen is, statistics show that teens are much more likely to be involved in car accidents than are drivers in […]
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Five Tetzel Law Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

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 […]
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SUV Rollover Accidents

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 […]
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Tetzel Law, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of attorneys Paul Leavis and Deborah Santello formerly of Leavis and Rest, P.C.

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 […]
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What to Know About Whiplash Claims in Massachusetts

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 […]
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Risks of Teen Drivers: Teen Driver Accidents in Massachusetts

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 […]
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Injured in a MBTA Accident: Here is What You Need to Know

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. 
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