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What Types of Damages are Available in Personal Injury Actions?

A plaintiff may bring a personal injury lawsuit after suffering an injury caused by another person or organization. If the plaintiff is successful, he or she is entitled to receive compensation from ...
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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 ...
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When is an employee acting within the scope of his or her duties for purposes of a negligence claim?

In Massachusetts, the law requires that for a plaintiff to prove a case in negligence, the plaintiff must prove that: (1) the defendant owed a duty to the plaintiff; (2) the defendant breached that ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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What must be proven, generally, in a negligence case?

Negligence is a significant subject in personal injury law, and the negligent operation of a motor vehicle is common within the personal injury context. Generally, negligence occurs when a party or ...
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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 ...
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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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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” ...
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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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The Massachusetts Tort Claims Act

If you have been injured due to the negligence or otherwise wrongful act of a public employee of Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Tort Claims Act (“MTCA”) will likely govern how, when and ...
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Closing Statements in Massachusetts Personal Injury Cases

Let's set the stage: You have endured the insurance claims process which, in Massachusetts, typically lasts up to three years, mirroring the tort statute of limitations. That process alone likely ...
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Motions in Limine in Massachusetts Personal Injury Cases

At the outset of any personal injury matter, it is essential to consider the potential evidence and its likelihood of admissibility. This entails considering any known evidence which has been ...
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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 ...
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Can I Use the Police Report in my Massachusetts Personal Injury Case?

The subject matter which often presents our Boston personal injury lawyers with the most amount of information regarding a car accident--the police report, of course. Is a police report and ...
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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 ...
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Objections and Motions to Strike in Massachusetts Personal Injury Cases

If you are a fan of television courtroom dramas, then you've likely observed the evidentiary objection process time and time again. If you are not a lawyer, you probably have not put much thought ...
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Massachusetts Personal Injury Opening Statements Dos and Don'ts

There are certain things that happened in a Massachusetts case that, when they do occur, they're mere occurrence raises concern for lawyers like me. Any indication that the case it is about to go ...
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Great Personal Injury Trial Preparation Advice

Massachusetts cases generally do not go to trial for the heck of it. Most cases are based in tort and, accordingly, there is a three-year statute of limitations which starts accruing at the time of ...
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Profits Over Safety: GM Accused of Misleading Families about Wrongful Death and Personal Injury

Aside from litigating and otherwise representing clients in Massachusetts personal injury cases, we also represent clients in product liability cases. If you watch any degree of regular television ...
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Advice for Law Students: Take it from a Boston Personal Injury Lawyer - The Legal Landscape is Changing

I admit that a question you might be asking is why a Boston personal injury lawyer, is handing out advice to law students. Well, it's true that I've not practiced for 20 or 30 years. I've ...
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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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Are Business Records Admissible in my Massachusetts Personal Injury Case?

While Massachusetts evidentiary rules apply to all Massachusetts state court cases, as a Boston personal injury lawyer, I always think of the implication of our evidentiary standards as they apply to ...
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Are Medical Records Admissible in Massachusetts Personal Injury Cases?

Sometimes the best way for lawyers and non lawyers alike to learn and understand the law is to review old but not overturned personal injury law cases. I like that approach regarding the issue of the ...
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State of Mind or Intent in a Personal Injury Case

As we've covered in previous blog posts, out-of-court statements offered to prove the matter asserted in those statements are considered hearsay and are inadmissible. However, there are several ...
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