If a Defective Car Part Leads to a Car Accident in Worcester, Who’s Liable?

If a Defective Car Part Leads to a Car Accident in Worcester, Who’s Liable?
Every year, there are millions of automobiles recalled throughout the United States. In some cases, these recalls are for serious defects in the cars that could lead to accidents and injuries, or have already caused harm to drivers or passengers.

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What Is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims in Massachusetts?

What Is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims in Massachusetts?
Thinking about how long you have to file a claim and pursue damages after you have been injured in Worcester may not seem important; rather than focusing on how much time you have to pursue legal action, you are probably thinking about how well your injuries will heal and how you will support yourself in the meantime.

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Are Punitive Damages Allowed in a Personal Injury Case in Worcester?

Are Punitive Damages Allowed in a Personal Injury Case in Worcester?
When you are injured by the actions of another, you may very well incur thousands of dollars’ worth of losses, ranging from medical expenses to lost wages and more. If you decide to pursue a personal injury case against the person responsible for your injuries, Massachusetts law allows you to seek compensation for your economic losses, noneconomic losses, and sometimes, in the event of death, even punitive damages. While economic and noneconomic damages are specifically meant to compensate you – the victim – for the financial and intangible harm you have suffered, punitive damages are designed to punish a defendant for their actions.

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3 Things to Know About Car Accident Laws in Worcester

3 Things to Know About Car Accident Laws in Worcester
After a car accident in Worcester, it is important that you understand the state’s laws and what your options are moving forward. At the offices of Tetzel Law, LLC, our goal is to help you understand all regulations, and to maximize your damages award. Here are three important things to know about car accident law in Worcester:

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By |February 14th, 2017|Personal Injury Lawyer|0 Comments

Steps for Filing a Personal Injury Claim in Worcester

Steps for Filing a Personal Injury Claim in Worcester
The immediate aftermath following being injured in a slip and fall, car accident, dog bite incident, or other accident type can be overwhelming and confusing. As you begin to heal and your health improves, you should start to think about pursuing a personal injury claim if you haven’t already. Before you get started, make sure you know what steps you will need to take to improve your claim’s chances of success.

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By |January 30th, 2017|Personal Injury Lawyer|0 Comments

How Much Does it Cost to Pursue a Worcester Personal Injury Claim?

How Much Does it Cost to Pursue a Worcester Personal Injury Claim?
Being seriously injured as a result of another person’s negligence can be a scary and overwhelming experience, and leave you with questions about what the future will look like and how you will possibly be able to pay for your medical bills and living expenses, especially if your injury prevents you from working. One way to recover compensation for your losses and help you support yourself in the future is by filing a personal injury claim.

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Black Ice Car Accident – What’s Next?

Snow and ice in the winter are the cause of countless motor vehicle accidents. For drivers in Massachusetts, where temperatures drop well below freezing throughout the coldest months on a regular basis, black ice is a serious threat. Referring to a very thin coating of ice on a roadway, black ice can be hard to detect, therefore making it hard to avoid.

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Fighting a Denied Insurance Claim for Frozen Pipes

Like most homeowners, you assume that because you carry homeowners’ insurance – and always pay your premiums in full and on time – a disaster like frozen pipes will be covered under your policy. Further, you probably expect that your claim will be processed in a reasonable amount of time, and that you will be paid a fair amount without hassle.

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Who Is Liable for an Accident with Driverless Vehicle?

 

Google is not the only company that has been developing driverless vehicles; Nissan, Volvo, and Toyota are also working to create cars that operate themselves sans drivers. In fact, car makers are claiming that by 2020, driverless vehicles will be ready for consumer purchase. While the idea of an automated vehicle is certainly exciting from a technological standpoint, it does raise a unique question: In the event that a driverless vehicle and a human-operated vehicle collide, who will be held liable?

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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 sports-related injuries that included the diagnosis of a concussion or traumatic brain injury (TBI). The CDC further reports that over an eight year period, the rate of concussion or TBI diagnosis related to a sports injury at emergency departments across the U.S. rose 57 percent amongst children.

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