Boston Personal Injury Law Blog

May 18, 2018

Hiring an Attorney Is the First Step

Hiring an Attorney Is the First Step

Hiring an attorney is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you or a loved one is injured – but it should be. Hiring the right attorney from the very onset of a case makes all the difference in how your case is handled and ultimately resolved. […]

May 7, 2018

Product Liability: Product Labels Can Be Deceptive

Product Liability: Product Labels Can Be Deceptive

When you think of deceptive product labels, you probably think about food labels in general. There certainly have been plenty of media stories on the news and on reliable internet sources detailing how certain labels attempt to mislead you with words like “all-natural,” “sugar-free” and other claims. In fact, the […]

April 9, 2018

Who’s Liable When an Autonomous Car Crashes?

Who’s Liable When an Autonomous Car Crashes?

With the rise of interest in self-driving cars, two questions commonly comes up – Are they actually safer, and who is liable if a self-driving car crashes? In 2013, the National Highway Traffic Administration released a 6-level classification system for autonomous cars. Level 0, the lowest level, means the automated […]

April 9, 2018

What to do if your child was injured on the school playground

What to do if your child was injured on the school playground

A playground is supposed to be a place where children can go and enjoy themselves while engaging in a range of activities on swing sets, slides, jungle gyms and other common recreational equipment. The interaction with other children while under the supervision of their parents is fun and beneficial, and […]

April 4, 2018

I was injured in a motor vehicle accident by a person who fled the scene (‘hit and run’) or by a person who doesn’t have enough insurance to cover my injuries. What do I do?

I was injured in a motor vehicle accident by a person who fled the scene (‘hit and run’) or by a person who doesn’t have enough insurance to cover my injuries.  What do I do?

Too often, individuals suffer serious and disabling injuries but the person or business responsible does not carry enough insurance to adequately compensate him or her. For example, our office recently resolved a case where a man was permanently disabled after he was struck by a motor vehicle while he was […]

March 21, 2018

Can Social Media Ruin My Case?

Can Social Media Ruin My Case?

In today’s day and age, social media is a large part of everyone’s life. You can tweet, share to “the gram” (Instagram), or share intimate details of your every move on Facebook.  If you’re a party to a personal injury case, it’s a good idea to keep an eye on […]

March 21, 2018

Tales From Our Files: Nursing Home Abuse Is A Crime

Tales From Our Files: Nursing Home Abuse Is A Crime

A substantial portion of our clients are seniors who have unfortunately been neglected or abused while living as patients in a nursing home.  While the resulting harm may prove to be the same, there is a stark difference between the concepts of “negligence” and “abuse” in a nursing home setting.  Nursing […]

March 7, 2018

Product Liability

Product Liability

There is absolutely no doubt that products are safer today than ever before, and in large part that is due to lawsuits. I know that nobody wants to give lawyers credit for anything, but it is the truth. When a lawyer rightfully sues because a product is defective and hurts […]

March 6, 2018

Texting While Driving is Deadly

Texting While Driving is Deadly

Recently in Washington, DC a gentleman stopped his car, got out and tore apart a traffic cam. The theory being that over one million traffic tickets had been given out in Washington, D.C. via these traffic cams raising over $100,000,000.00 in revenue.  I had mixed emotions of this event from […]

March 5, 2018

Tales From Our Files: Lessons Learned Concerning Nursing Home Negligence

Tales From Our Files: Lessons Learned Concerning Nursing Home Negligence

“Walter” was an 87 year old gentleman who suffered Alzheimer’s disease and became a full time resident at the defendant’s assisted living facility. Internal documents obtained from the defendant during litigation revealed that “Walter” was last seen in the hallway outside his room at 2:30 a.m.  He was uneventfully redirected […]