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Building Gone Bad: Contractor Disputes (and How to Avoid Them)

April 23, 2019|

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.

4 Ethical Reasons to File a Personal Injury Claim

April 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

March 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.

How to Avoid Mistakes that Ruin Lawsuits

February 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

February 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

January 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

December 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

November 15, 2018|

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.

Medical Malpractice: Steps to Take

October 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

September 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

August 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?

July 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

July 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 [...]