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4 Ethical Reasons to File a Personal Injury Claim

2019-04-09T11:20:18-04:00April 9, 2019|

Personal injury cases often get a bad rap, conjuring up images of shysters faking an injury to make a quick buck. In reality, most cases are legitimately filed, and there are ethical reasons that make them essential.

After an Accident, Never Go It Alone

2019-03-21T10:13:51-04:00March 21, 2019|

Technically, you can file a personal injury claim against an insurance company by yourself. However, a personal injury lawyer can help you go up against big auto insurance companies and their team of lawyers.

Kevin Chrisanthopoulos selected to the Joint Bar Committee on Judicial Appointments (JBC)

2019-03-15T11:03:58-04:00March 15, 2019|

Kevin Chrisanthopoulos, a trial attorney whose Westfield firm, KC Law, specializes in personal injury, medical malpractice, and business and civil litigation, has been selected to the Joint Bar Committee on Judicial Appointments (JBC). Massachusetts Bar Association President, Christopher A. Kenney, selected Attorney Chrisanthopoulos to the distinctive entity following a nomination by the Hampden County Bar [...]

How to Avoid Mistakes that Ruin Lawsuits

2019-02-20T15:13:27-04:00February 20, 2019|

There are so many concerns in the immediate aftermath of an accident that it can be difficult to keep track of what you should be doing to help your legal case and what missteps might put you at risk for losing your lawsuit.

Law 101 for Small Business Owners

2019-02-06T14:26:11-04:00February 6, 2019|

From filing important documents, to hiring legal counsel and ensuring your financial house is in order, the process of small business ownership can seem like a daunting endeavor. Yet, knowing the top legal tips for operating your own business will set you up for success.

Protecting Yourself Against Uninsured Drivers

2019-01-08T15:21:41-04:00January 8, 2019|

If you find yourself involved in a serious accident with a motorist who doesn’t carry an auto insurance policy, you could be at risk for substantial financial losses. Uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage is designed to protect against that possibility.

Personal Injury: The Case for Considering a Case

2018-12-05T09:09:47-04:00December 5, 2018|

If you have suffered a significant injury that you believe was, at least to some extent, someone else’s fault, should you call a lawyer? The short answer is yes. Consulting a personal injury attorney does not mean you’re taking anyone to court. Regardless of what ultimately happens—or even just what happens next—it’s a wise first step.

What to Know When You’re in a Car Accident

2018-11-19T14:50:07-04:00November 15, 2018|

Winter is a dangerous time to drive, especially in New England, and getting in a car accident makes life difficult. According to a 2017 release from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 17% of all vehicle crashes occur during wintry conditions, so as the temperature drops, drivers need to increase their awareness on the [...]

Medical Malpractice: Steps to Take

2018-10-15T13:32:34-04:00October 15, 2018|

Understanding medical malpractice, and what you should do if you are a victim, is important if you hope to receive compensation for the harm done.

9 Reasons to Hire a Business Attorney

2018-11-19T14:50:25-04:00September 12, 2018|

There are several things new businesses need—a product or service, a market, employees—and the list can go on and on. One of the many things entrepreneurs neglect to do is hire a business lawyer. A business attorney brings value to your company, and while they come at a cost, their fees are far less expensive [...]

Back to School Safety Reminders

2018-11-19T14:50:43-04:00August 24, 2018|

To some, yellow school buses signify the changing of the seasons and fond memories of their school days. For others, they signify one thing: inconvenient work commutes. To help you keep yourself and others safe on the road, we’d like to send you ‘back to class’ to refresh you on some important driver safety tips. [...]

You Need a Lawyer. Now What?

2018-07-25T10:18:45-04:00July 24, 2018|

How to hire right Chances are, you’ve experienced plenty of injuries in your life to date. A few may have been serious, sidelining you from work or other regular activity. But this time is different. Not only have you been hurt, but you’re pretty sure you’ve also been wronged. With this realization comes another: You [...]

Benefits to Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

2018-07-23T15:00:45-04:00July 23, 2018|

No one wakes up in the morning, knocks back a cup or two of coffee, leaves for work and hopes they get into a car accident on the morning commute. People do not actively seek involvement in a workplace incident, a slip-and-fall mishap or any number of scenarios that lead to personal injury and monetary [...]

Auto Accident? Don’t Accept Insult After Injury

2018-07-24T11:15:47-04:00June 20, 2018|

Legal counsel may be your best bet Presumably, as a law-abiding driver, you have a legally sufficient auto insurance policy for your vehicle. Ideally, you’ve also purchased (UM/UIM) coverage, designed to bridge gaps in financial protection—gaps that are often discovered only after an accident happens. With all this in place, you might consider yourself fully [...]

Medical Malpractice Cases Not for the Faint of Heart

2018-07-24T11:17:47-04:00June 5, 2018|

Doctors don’t mean to cause harm, but despite years of training and experience, mistakes happen. Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is harmed––either by a doctor, hospital, medical device manufacturer or another medical provider––due to negligence, error or any situation in which the standard of care is not met. Not every treatment is successful, and [...]