Hidden Nursing Home Abuse – Elderly Falls

Many patients of Nursing Homes have a high risk for falling.  Patients may have a history of falls, or present as a fall risk due to their difficulty with mobility, recent surgery, mental status impairment, prescribed medications such as sedatives, or simply their use of an assisted mobility device.  Whatever the reason may be, a Nursing Home patient identified as a fall risk can suffer significant injuries if they are not monitored correctly.

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By |May 4th, 2018|Boston Nursing Home Lawyer|Comments Off on Hidden Nursing Home Abuse – Elderly Falls

Nursing Home Abuse – The Hidden Danger of Bed Sores

Nursing Home Abuse – The Hidden Danger of Bed Sores
For many different reasons you, or your loved ones, may need to be admitted to a nursing home for assisted living. Nursing home patients often are unable to ambulate or have limited ability to do so.  Therefore, patients may be restricted to their bed and dependent on the care provided by the nursing home staff.  If patients with ambulatory limitations are not properly cared for, they may develop bedsores, or pressure ulcers, due to the extended amount of time in one position.  The bedsores or ulcers are preventable if the nursing home and its staff take the appropriate steps to care for their patients.

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By |April 26th, 2018|Boston Nursing Home Lawyer|Comments Off on Nursing Home Abuse – The Hidden Danger of Bed Sores

MBTA Accidents – What You Need to Know  

 
Commuting is essential for many workers in and around the city of Boston.  The traffic on the Mass Pike or 93 is often congested and makes for an unbearably long commute.  Therefore, many individuals use the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (“MBTA”) transportation systems to regularly travel throughout the city.

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Worcester’s 10 Most Dangerous Intersections for Car Accidents

 
As the second most populated city in Massachusetts, Worcester certainly has a significant number of drivers on the road. Worcester’s population continues to grow as the City attracts more and more businesses, college students, and restaurants. The continued development of Worcester means more drivers on the road, including those that may not be familiar with the area. If you live in or have ever driven through Worcester, you may have traveled on one of the most accident-prone intersections noted below. You might have even been involved in an accident at one of the intersections. From the infamous Kelley Square to Main Street, motor vehicle accidents can occur anywhere in Worcester.

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Tips for Avoiding Pedestrian Accidents as the Weather Warms

 
With February almost over, you may be rejoicing at the fact that winter is nearly done and spring is right around the corner. Indeed, the days are getting longer, and before you know it, sunshine will be plentiful, with buds blossoming and birds chirping. It may very well inspire you to get outside.

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By |March 8th, 2018|Personal Injury Lawyer|Comments Off on Tips for Avoiding Pedestrian Accidents as the Weather Warms

Worcester Rollover Crash Results in Injuries; Crash Reconstruction Unit Investigating

A recent article published in Telegram.com tells the story of a recent rollover accident that occurred within Worcester’s boundaries. According to the article, on February 18, 2018, the accident took place near 50 Shrewsbury Street when a driver of an Audi vehicle reportedly crossed the double yellow line, striking a Buick Regal nearly head-on.

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Scholarship Winner – Andre P.

 

At Tetzel Law, we experience firsthand the damage that distracted driving car accidents can inflict on both the victims and their families. To help combat and bring awareness to this issue, we created the “Distracted Driving Awareness Scholarship.”

Students were asked to submit an essay in response to the topic, “Distracted Driving Accidents – How Can […]

By |February 13th, 2018|Car Accident Lawyer|Comments Off on Scholarship Winner – Andre P.

Can Digital Evidence Be Used Against Me in Boston a Personal Injury Case?

 
Suffering an injury due to the negligence of another is a very serious event, and in some cases, may warrant a personal injury case in order to recoup one’s full damages award. However, in order for a personal injury case in Boston to be successful, a plaintiff must prove liability and injuries, as well as the extent of damages they have suffered. In order to do so, the plaintiff must present a myriad of evidence. However, the defense can also present evidence contradicting the plaintiff’s claims, including digital evidence.

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Worcester Car Accident Law: Why Does Fault Matter in a Crash if Massachusetts in a No-Fault Car Accident State?

 
Understanding liability in a Massachusetts car accident can be confusing, especially because the state recognizes both a no-fault system, as well as a comparative negligence rule, which at first glance may seem to contradict one another. Indeed, why would a driver need to carry both no-fault car insurance and liability insurance? Here’s an overview about what you need to know about fault, and when it has an effect on the amount of money you recover in a Worcester car accident claim–

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Cold Temperatures Throughout Boston Increase the Risk of Car Accident and Injury

 

If you live in the northeastern part of the United States, you don’t have to read the news to know that areas like Boston, New York, and surrounding areas have suffered record low temperatures recently; you just have to go outside. Indeed, at the end of 2017, the low in Boston hit 12 degrees Fahrenheit, a new record from the 1924 low of 18 degrees.

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By |February 2nd, 2018|Car Accident Lawyer|Comments Off on Cold Temperatures Throughout Boston Increase the Risk of Car Accident and Injury