Injured From Snow or Ice on a Public Roadway in Massachusetts? Prompt Notice Is Required to Pursue a Claim.
February 26th, 2014
Massachusetts counties, cities, and towns have a duty to exercise reasonable care and diligence to keep their public roadways in “good repair and condition.” Mass. Gen. Laws. Ch. 84, Sec. 11A, 15. When snow and ice are involved, the Massachusetts legislature has chosen to protect its counties, cities and towns from personal injury claims, but […]
February 7th, 2014
There are many ways one’s car may become damaged that does not involve a classic car accident. A car may be scratched while backing out of a garage, or it could be damaged by a fallen tree. Although these events are rather unfortunate, neither justifies the State having to reimburse the owner. However, there are […]
Fall River Injury Lawyer: Loss of Consortium Claims – Subject to “Per Person” or “Per Accident” Limits?
January 15th, 2014
Following an automobile accident, a family member or spouse of the injured person may seek compensation for loss of consortium from the injured person’s insurance policy. “Loss of consortium” means loss of marital relations or “companionship and society” with the injured person. Ferriter v. Daniel O’Connell’s Sons, Inc., 413 N.E.2d 690, 692 (1980). Here we […]
October 28th, 2013
Experienced Injury Attorney Processes Claims for Accident Victims in Rhode Island and Massachusetts Resolving an injury claim is a process that can take a significant amount of time. It’s not uncommon for a RI car accident claim to take years to reach resolution once a claim has reached the litigation stage. This can be a […]
September 9th, 2013
Injury Attorneys in Rhode Island and Massachusetts Advocate for Changes in the Car Accident Laws Recently, the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court decided a case of first impression involving texting and driving and the potential forms of liability that may attach after a collision. This case is of particular interest to RI […]
September 3rd, 2013
Experienced Attorney Serving Victims of Car Accidents across Rhode Island and Massachusetts Motor vehicle safety is a prominent issue in the United States today, as automobile crashes are responsible for a fair amount of injuries and death each year. Consumers make various demands of automobile manufacturers, who in turn must respond to those demands and […]