Anytime a person loses their life due to the careless or negligent actions of another individual, company, or entity, then family members of the victim should be able to recover compensation for their losses. Wrongful death claims regularly arise in and around the Boston and Milton areas due to vehicle accidents, worksite accidents, defective products, nursing home abuse and neglect, property owner negligence, commercial truck accidents, and more.
Nobody should have to worry about the safety of their loved one in a nursing home, but there are times when the careless or negligent actions of nursing home employees cause significant harm to residents. At Colucci, Colucci & Marcus, P.C., we regularly help nursing home residents who have been victims of physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional and psychological abuse, financial abuse, and neglect.
Parents should never have to worry about whether or not their children will be safe when they drop them off at the daycare. However, there are times when the negligent actions of daycare employees lead to significant injuries to children. All too often, nursing homes failed to properly train their employees or allow for hazardous conditions to exist on the daycare property. Daycares must be held accountable if a child is injured due to the negligence of their employees.
Millions of people rely on prescription medications, but there are times when the careless and negligent actions of a pharmacist or medical provider cause significant harm to a patient. A pharmacy error can include the wrong medication, incorrect medication dosage, dangerous drug interactions, and incorrect dosage instructions.
Catastrophic injuries are those that temporarily or permanently impair a victim. Some of the injuries that are regularly categorized as catastrophic include spinal cord trauma with paralysis, traumatic brain injuries, amputation injuries, broken and dislocated bones, internal organ damage, and more. Not only can these injuries significantly impact a person’s ability to work and their functioning with daily life activities, but they can also lead to significant scarring or disfigurement as well as cause emotional and psychological trauma.
Defective products that make it into the hands of consumers can lead to catastrophic injuries. Products become defective in a number of ways, including faulty designs and errors that occur while the product is being manufactured. In some cases, the label of the product is incorrect or misleading. Companies and manufacturers who release or sell defective products should be held accountable for any injuries caused by the product.
Property owners have a duty to ensure that their premises are safe for those who have a right to be there. Anytime property owners or their agents fail to take steps to ensure a safe environment, guests can sustain significant injuries. Slip and fall accidents are the most common premises liability cases that occur, and they can lead to injuries such as broken and dislocated bones, traumatic brain injuries, severe sprains and strains, and more. Other injuries can occur when property owners fail to inspect and maintain their premises or failed to train their employees about how to recognize and remedy hazardous situations.
Nobody should have to worry about sustaining an injury because their worksite is too dangerous. However, there are times when employers allow unsafe work conditions to exist. For those who work in industries such as construction, warehousing, and transportation, employers must take extra precautions to ensure workplace safety. However, dangerous conditions can arise in any workplace, and employers should be held accountable if their negligence causes harm to an employee.
According to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, there were more than 138,000 total traffic collisions during the latest reporting year across the Commonwealth. Many thousands of people were injured in these incidents. In many cases, the careless or negligent actions of other drivers cause significant harm to victims in and around the Boston area. At Colucci, Colucci & Marcus, P.C., we have extensive experience helping clients recover compensation from aggressive insurance carriers and at-fault parties.
Motorcycle accidents in and around the Boston area can lead to significant injuries for the cyclist. All too often, vehicle drivers operate carelessly around motorcycles, including failing to give them appropriate space on the roadway or passing too closely. Motorcyclists have very little protection against the force of the vehicle, and a motorcycle accident often results in traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, internal organ damage, broken and dislocated bones, and more.
Estate planning is a vital part of a person’s individual well-being and the well-being of their family. Colucci, Colucci & Marcus, P.C. have been helping individuals, families, and businesses with state planning for nearly 25 years. We regularly help clients with wills, trusts, trust administration, health care proxies, advance directives, durable powers of attorney, guardianships, and conservatorships, estate administration, probate litigation, and will contests.
Legal malpractice is unfortunately prevalent in the legal profession. This is not necessarily because of ill intentions on the part of an attorney. Rather, there are times when well-intentioned lawyers simply do not know the ends and outs of every aspect of law and get themselves into trouble. In the event your claim was harmed or taken away because of another attorney’s negligence, the Boston malpractice attorneys at Colucci, Colucci & Marcus, P.C. are ready to help you secure compensation for your losses.
According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), a fully loaded semi-truck can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. A vehicle of this size and weight can cause significant damage in the event an accident occurs. All too often, the negligent or careless actions of a truck driver or trucking company lead to accidents on the roadways in and around Boston. Some of the most common causes of commercial truck accidents include drivers operating while impaired, distracted, or fatigued. Serious accidents can also occur when trucking companies fail to properly inspect and maintain their vehicles.
Mass transit operators are responsible for ensuring the safety of their passengers as well as others around them. However, and injuries occur on private buses, on Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) trains, or on any other mass transit, the team at Colucci, Colucci & Marcus, P.C. is ready to help you secure compensation for your injuries.
Property owners are responsible for maintaining safe premises for their consumers and visitors. Anytime an injury occurs due to the careless or negligent actions of a property owner or their employees, victims should be able to recover compensation for their losses. Property under negligence can include allowing for unsafe conditions to exist on their premises, having inadequate security, unsafe parking lots, poor maintenance or inspections, slippery floors, and more.