By

Robert Ahearn
A car accident can happen in the blink of an eye. Do you know what you are entitled to if you decide to proceed with a claim? It is so important to understand your rights, in case you are involved in an accident and need to file a claim. 1. If you are hurt in...
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Self-driving cars are slowly but surely on the rise, but what does that mean for us- as consumers, as pedestrians, as drivers, as lawyers? The video below will give a brief introduction to Google’s new Self-Driving Car Project. The original intent of these vehicles was to reduce traffic accidents, reduce congestion, and increase safety on...
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We have all seen the public service announcements graphically describing the potential outcomes of texting and driving… but are they working? It seems that no matter how much humor, violence, tragedy, or terror are put into these PSAs, the problem and danger of texting and driving still persists. So, what is there to do? When...
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Yes, personal injury lawyers should be experts in their field, but remember, this is YOUR CASE!  Make sure you ask questions and feel comfortable speaking with your attorney.  Here are 5 questions you should ask your personal injury attorney:  1.  How long have you been practicing personal injury law and what other types of cases do...
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     Most adult drivers admit to driving distracted according to a HealthDay poll from November, 2011. The results are alarming:  *86% of drivers said they ate or drank while driving, 57% said they do it often *37% have sent or received text messages while driving, and 18% said they do it regularly. *41% percent of adult drivers have...
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I was recently interviewed by Bill Shields, a reporter for WBZ CBS Boston Channel 4.  He showed me a video of a Scituate hockey player checking a Duxbury hockey player during a game.  The check was quite hard but there was no penalty called.  (The video and newscast is linked below.)  The Duxbury player sustained a...
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Several states are now considering legislation that would allow family members and possibly others to access your Facebook account after you die.  The link below is to a good article on the subject.  You should check your states’ laws on this issue and consult an attorney if you are concerned about it.            What do...
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This is an article that was published in June of 2010 in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.  It contains some shocking statistics redarding your chances at a jury trial in a personal injury claim.  The numbers have held true two years later.  When you reject a settlement offer and take your case to a jury, it is a...
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It’s that time of year again; Prom Season.  The joy of a mother and daughter shopping for a prom dress.  A young man with his freinds trying on tuxedos.    Tragically, this magical night turns into into a nightmare due to careless and negligent driving.  In many cases, alcohol and drunk driving are invloved.  Many personal injury...
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Owed Money? –  3 Things You Must Know About Collections   WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?  You or your business performs a service or provides goods to your customers and you expect to be paid on time.  What if your customer does not pay?  You call   them and they assure you that payment is on its way.  “The...
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