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  • When Might Damages be Capped?
    Massachusetts, like many jurisdictions, caps the amount of damages that a plaintiff in a personal injury matter may receive. There are various types of damages that a plaintiff may be awarded in a ...
  • Parents' Liability for the Negligence of a Minor Child
    Several states allow for a parent to be liable for the acts of his or her child or children. Massachusetts is one of these states. Massachusetts permits recovery via a “willful act” ...
  • Duties Owed to Your Guests and Business Visitors in Your Home
    When you invite someone to your home, what are the legal duties that you owe to him or her? Are all guests on your property, including trespassers, treated equally regarding the duties that are owed ...
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  • Birth injury
    A birth injury is when a baby suffers trauma during the birth process. Birth injuries occur for various reasons: the size of the baby, prematurity, the size and shape of the mother's pelvis, ...
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  • Did My Car's Black Box Record My Car Accident?
    Event Data Records (EDRs), also known as Black Boxes, have been extremely prevalent in recent years. And there is a reason - they're extremely useful in piecing back together the events of car ...
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  • Cerebral palsy
    Cerebral palsy is a non-progressive, non-contagious disorder of body movement, muscle tone or posture that causes physical disability. Cerebral palsy causes impaired movement: exaggerated reflexes, ...
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  • Liability for Teen Drivers in Motor Vehicle Accidents
    Motor vehicle accidents are the principal cause of death among persons aged 15 to 20, according to National Center for Health statistics. Indeed, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety numbers show ...
  • Child Injury from a Shopping Cart? It Happens 66 Times Every Day!
    If you are reading this, it's unfortunately likely because your child has fallen from a shopping cart resulting in an injury of some sort. The statistics say that if that's the case, the ...
  • Birth injury
    A birth injury is when a baby suffers trauma during the birth process. Birth injuries occur for various reasons: the size of the baby, prematurity, the size and shape of the mother's pelvis, ...
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  • Can I Sue a Cigarette Company?
    Yes. In Massachusetts, there is currently a case against the Lorillard Tobacco Company which was just appealed after a jury awarded $81million in punative damages. In this lawsuit, Lorillard was sued ...
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  • Construction Site Accidents
    The possibility for injury on or near a construction site is well known. Between the large, suspended objects hanging in the air, towering scaffolding, moving cranes, electrical wiring, and ...
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  • When Might Damages be Capped?
    Massachusetts, like many jurisdictions, caps the amount of damages that a plaintiff in a personal injury matter may receive. There are various types of damages that a plaintiff may be awarded in a ...
  • Recent Case Law Regarding the Massachusetts Tort Claims Act
    Does the Massachusetts Tort Claims Act offer immunity from a lawsuit against a state police K-9 officer in a case where a police dog bites an innocent bystander during a police chase? This was the ...
  • Steps for Filing a Motor Vehicle Accident Claim
    Suffering personal injury, whether from a fall or a motor vehicle accident, is physically and emotionally traumatic. A personal injury attorney pursuing damages for the client’s pain and ...
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  • Damages for Emotional Distress
    Massachusetts law allows recovery for emotional distress damages. Prerequisites for awarding these damages depend on whether the mental harm was negligently or intentionally inflicted, which this ...
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  • Are Energy Drink Drinkers at Risk?
    I would say that the fact that I've seen so many cases with so many injuries and so many tragic outcomes come through our office has caused me to be more apprehensive about products that simply ...
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  • What is Gross Negligence in Massachusetts?
    if you been involved in a personal injury case, you might find yourself, for the first time, researching the elements of negligence. Not really fully understanding the definition of negligence, many ...
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  • CPSC Anounces Rule for Small Magnet Sets
    Remember hearing about those small, highly powerful magnet sets that kids were swallowing, causing them injury? It was picked up by national and local news programming a few months back because the ...
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  • Medical Malpractice in Massachusetts
    According to a study in Journal of Patient Safety, medical errors leading to death in the U.S. may be as high as 400,000 patients a year. Medical errors are also known as medical malpractice. ...
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  • Steps for Filing a Motor Vehicle Accident Claim
    Suffering personal injury, whether from a fall or a motor vehicle accident, is physically and emotionally traumatic. A personal injury attorney pursuing damages for the client’s pain and ...
  • Liability for Teen Drivers in Motor Vehicle Accidents
    Motor vehicle accidents are the principal cause of death among persons aged 15 to 20, according to National Center for Health statistics. Indeed, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety numbers show ...
  • Unsecured Truck Loads
    As drivers, we've all witnessed it: logs bouncing precariously in the flatbed of a truck ahead, trash flying out of the top of a garbage truck like confetti as it speeds by, an oversized living ...
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  • Liability for Teen Drivers in Motor Vehicle Accidents
    Motor vehicle accidents are the principal cause of death among persons aged 15 to 20, according to National Center for Health statistics. Indeed, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety numbers show ...
  • Can I Sue a Commercial Landlord for Slip and Fall
    Slip and fall cases are of the most common personal injury cases. People slip, fall down, and hurt themselves far more often than the general population realizes. If you have fallen and gotten injured ...
  • Texting and Walking = Injury or Death
    As a general rule of life, we are all in a hurry. There never seems to be enough time to get everything done that we need to get done in a day. Enter multitasking. The most common solution is doing ...
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  • SUV Rollovers fatalities
    Improving drivers' safety has been an ongoing concern for car manufacturers, lawmakers, and citizen drivers. Each year, car accidents are the cause of 42,000 fatalities, making them a major cause ...
  • Can I Sue a Commercial Landlord for Slip and Fall
    Slip and fall cases are of the most common personal injury cases. People slip, fall down, and hurt themselves far more often than the general population realizes. If you have fallen and gotten injured ...
  • Can I Recover for Personal Injuries from Falling on Snow or Ice?
    With all the snow and ice we've gotten this winter, it's more clear than ever that ice and snow create a dangerous environment. For those of us who have grown up in Massachusetts, we are ...
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  • Can I Sue the Post Office?
    Perhaps. It really depends on the facts of your case. Here's why. In the United States, like most all countries, we have the doctrine of sovereign immunity. Sovereign immunity protects the federal ...
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  • Disability definition under SSDI
    The Social Security Administration (SSA) oversees distribution of benefits for the Social Security Disability Insurance program. The SSA has a very specific definition of 'disability' and ...
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  • Disability definition under SSDI
    The Social Security Administration (SSA) oversees distribution of benefits for the Social Security Disability Insurance program. The SSA has a very specific definition of 'disability' and ...
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  • SSI eligibility
    The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program makes payments to people with low income over the age of 65 or who are blind or have a disability. There is no age minimum to receiving benefits if you ...
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  • Can I Sue a Car I Hit Because it Stopped Short?
    Anyone who's been in a rear-end car accident has heard it, particularly if there have been injuries. The car that hits from behind is the one considered at fault. I myself thought that was the ...
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  • The Next Major Car Accident Avoidance Innovation
    Technology is cool and technology in cars is even cooler. Our personal injury lawyers at Mass Injury Firm, P.C. see so many awful injuries that we are always on the lookout for new emerging safety ...
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  • Texting and Walking = Injury or Death
    As a general rule of life, we are all in a hurry. There never seems to be enough time to get everything done that we need to get done in a day. Enter multitasking. The most common solution is doing ...
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