In a car accident, some types of injuries are immediately apparent. Lacerations and fractures, for example, are hard to miss. Other types of injuries, including serious brain injuries, may not be obvious right away or may develop or worsen in the days and weeks following the crash. An upset stomach after a car accident, for… Read More
Knee Injuries from Falling on Concrete
Each year, hundreds of thousands of workers require emergency treatment for knee injuries sustained on the job. Occupational knee injuries are both common and serious. In fact, knee injuries are second only to back injuries as the most likely injury to result in time away from work. If you have fallen on concrete and suffered… Read More
Massachusetts Car Insurance Laws
If you want to register a car in Massachusetts, you have to first prove that you have car insurance. However, car insurance laws can be confusing, especially if you’ve moved to Massachusetts from another state. It’s important for Massachusetts drivers to understand the car insurance laws and requirements that apply to them. Types of Required… Read More
When Do You Need to Hire a Worcester Car Accident Lawyer?
Not every car accident requires a lawyer. For example, attorneys don’t generally need to get involved in minor fender-benders. Those can be settled directly with the insurance company. However, there are certain situations where it’s wise to consult with a car accident lawyer before proceeding on your own. Remember that once you sign a settlement… Read More
Understanding the CRA-23 Accident Report
When you get into a car accident in Massachusetts, you may be required by law to complete the CRA-23 Accident Report form. This form is also known as the Motor Vehicle Crash Operator Report. Car crashes are stressful. With so much going on, it can be difficult to remember everything you need to do. This… Read More
Massachusetts Parking Lot Accidents
As a Massachusetts driver, you know that parking is at a premium. With hurried drivers looking for parking spots, pedestrians, and shopping carts all coming together in a small space, it’s no wonder that over 50,000 crashes occur in parking lots and garages each year. These accidents result in more than 500 deaths and 60,000… Read More
What Happens If A Teen Driver Has A Car Accident with A Learner’s Permit?
You hear the squeal of tires and the crunch of metal as your car and another collide. The dust settles and you collect yourself. You get out of your car to exchange information with the other driver. That’s when you realize that the other driver is just a teenager. She doesn’t even have a driver’s… Read More
Who is at Fault in a Sideswipe Auto Accident?
Being involved in any kind of car accident can be devastating. In addition to dealing with the damage to your vehicle and any injuries you may have sustained, you are likely wondering who was at fault for the crash. You may also be wondering who will pay for the damages. Massachusetts is a modified no-fault… Read More
What is a Contingency Fee in Worcester?
When you’re injured and suffering from medical debt, how can you possibly afford to hire a lawyer? The answer is by agreeing to a contingency fee—an arrangement where your attorney will only collect payment if he wins your case. The last thing you need is to add legal bills to your pile of medical bills…. Read More
If A Driver Signaled But Didn’t Turn, Who Is At Fault For An Accident?
While some claim to be able to, it’s not possible to read the minds of other people. That’s why our cars have turn signals, also known as directionals and blinkers. So, we can communicate with other drivers when we plan to turn or change lanes, and conversely, know when others will do the same. At… Read More