For both residential and business properties, ongoing upkeep is essential to help avoid injuries, but there are seasonal property maintenance tasks—and risks—as well.
With warmer weather, more cyclists are heading outdoors, which means the number of bicycle accidents rises sharply as well. If, despite your best efforts, you’re in an accident while riding your bike, it’s important to understand your legal rights and what steps to take.
In light of the most recent breach of personal and health information at Baystate Health, we have filed a class action lawsuit against the institution.
You’ve made an exciting decision: It’s time for that major home or facility improvement you’ve long imagined. If you’re like many, you immediately go about the business of hiring a contractor(s)—without fully understanding laws, risks and rights. Unfortunately, that lack of awareness can easily lead to an outcome no one wants: a contractor dispute.
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.
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.
Most states make dog owners liable for all dog bites, but whether you own a dog or are bitten by one, there are dog bite legalities you should know.
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.
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.
Personal injury protection (PIP) insurance covers medical expenses and some other costs if you or your passengers are injured in an auto accident. But is it protection enough?
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.
We’ve quickly reached the end of another year, and thought we’d take the opportunity to look back at 2018 and some of the best practices we’ve highlighted this year.
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.
Winter is a dangerous time to drive, especially in New England, and getting in a car accident makes life difficult. You should know that there are resources available, and know what to do and who to call to manage the situation effectively.
While this list is not all inclusive, there are five types of medical malpractice errors. Your specific case may fall into one of these or may represent a combination of several.
Are all personal injury attorneys created equal? The answer is no, so it is important to ask specific questions of any lawyer before hiring them to represent you.
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 [...]
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. [...]