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Construction Accidents in Massachusetts

Construction sites are inherently dangerous environments where workers face risks of injury from various hazards such as falls, equipment malfunctions, and falling objects. If you’ve been injured while working at a construction site in Massachusetts, it’s crucial to understand your legal rights and options for seeking compensation for your injuries. Our experienced personal injury attorneys specialize in representing injured construction workers, and we’re here to help you navigate the complexities of construction accident cases in

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Compensation for Medical Expenses After a Car Accident in Massachusetts

If you’ve been involved in a car accident in Massachusetts, you may be facing a myriad of challenges, including medical expenses. Recovering from injuries sustained in a car accident can be physically, emotionally, and financially draining. However, Massachusetts law provides avenues for individuals to seek compensation for medical expenses incurred as a result of a car accident. Understanding Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Insurance In Massachusetts, drivers are required to carry Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance

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Pedestrian Accidents: Understanding Liability and Seeking Compensation in Massachusetts

Pedestrian accidents can be devastating, leading to severe injuries and, in some cases, even fatalities. If you or a loved one has been involved in a pedestrian accident in Massachusetts, it’s crucial to understand the legal aspects of such incidents, including liability and the process of seeking compensation. As experienced personal injury lawyers in Massachusetts, we aim to provide you with valuable insights to help you navigate through the complexities of pedestrian accident cases. Understanding

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Slip and Fall Accidents: Determining Liability in Massachusetts

In Massachusetts, slip and fall incidents are more common than you might think, and determining liability in such cases can be a complex process. If you or a loved one has been involved in a slip and fall accident, it’s essential to understand the legal aspects of these incidents. The Prevalence of Slip and Fall Accidents in Massachusetts Slip and fall accidents are unfortunately quite common in Massachusetts. These accidents can happen in various settings,

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Understanding Comparative Fault in Massachusetts Car Accident Cases

Car accidents can be traumatic events, often leading to physical injuries, emotional distress, and financial hardship. These challenges can be further magnified when trying to navigate through the intricate landscape of liability and fault in auto accident claims. One such complex area of law in Massachusetts is the principle of comparative fault. What is Comparative Fault? Comparative fault, also referred to as comparative negligence, is a legal principle applied in personal injury cases, including car accidents,

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Injured in a Car Accident in Massachusetts?

Understanding Causes, Liability, and the Importance of Legal Representation Car accidents can happen in the blink of an eye, often resulting in devastating consequences for those involved. If you have been injured in a car accident in Massachusetts, understanding the how liability is determined, the steps to take after an accident, and the importance of seeking legal representation can significantly impact the outcome and the compensation you receive. Common Causes of Car Accidents Car accidents

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Underinsured Motorist Coverage in Massachusetts

Underinsured motorist coverage (UIM) is an important type of car insurance that can protect you in the event of an accident caused by a driver who does not have enough insurance to cover your damages. In Massachusetts, UIM coverage is mandatory, meaning that all drivers must have it as part of their car insurance policy. Despite this requirement, many people are not aware of the benefits of UIM coverage, or they assume that they will

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Is My Massachusetts Personal Injury Settlement Taxable?

Personal injury settlements can include payment for various damages, such as lost earning capacity, emotional distress, medical bills, attorney fees, and more. While most financial compensation is considered taxable income, the IRS typically does not have involvement with injury settlements for damages associated with a settled claim. According to the IRS, “If you received a settlement for personal physical injuries or physical sickness and did not take an itemized deduction for medical expenses related to

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Filing a Personal Injury Claim for Whiplash After a Car Accident

Whiplash is a common injury resulting from minor to severe auto accidents. Compensatory damages for whiplash injuries may be filed when an accident involves a negligent driver. If you’ve been in an auto accident and have already suffered whiplash injuries, you should seek immediate medical attention. Then call our office for information about filing a personal injury claim. What is whiplash? Whiplash is common among victims who are involved in rear-end collisions. The term whiplash

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When An Injury Occurs At A Short-term Rental Property

When an injury occurs at a short-term rental property (e.g. Airbnb), can the injured party recover damages from the property owner, the rental app/service, or both? Who’s to Blame When an Airbnb Goes Awry? Premises Liability and Short-Term Rentals While you may be able to take a vacation, gravity never does. If you slip and fall on the freshly mopped floor of a hotel lobby, it is pretty clear that the hotel proprietor is responsible

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