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Actually, please restrain your dog.  Did you know that if you own a dog and it bites or attacks someone, you are going to be held strictly liable. There is no need to prove negligence.  All that is needed is to show that you owned the dog and it bit/attacked someone.  Most homeowners’ insurance policy...
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I am obviously kidding here! PLEASE DO NOT DRINK AND DRIVE!  Every day, almost 30 people in the United States die in drunk–driving crashes—that’s one person every 48 minutes in 2017.  Fortunately, these deaths have fallen by 1/3 in the last 30 years. This is according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.  However, drunk-driving crashes claim more...
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This is not good idea!  According to Massachusetts State law, if a motorist is approaching a crosswalk, the pedestrians have the right of way if they are in the path of a motorist or if they are within 10 feet of the half-way point in the road.  In other words, if you see someone ion a crosswalk, STOP! ...
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Do I have your attention now?  I am only kidding. DO NOT TEXT AND DRIVE!  Over the last decade as a personal injury attorney I have seen an alarming increase in the number of car accident cases that were caused by a driver who was texting.  From someone who has seen first-hand the horrific results...
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The annual “Stella Awards” have recently been announced.  For those unfamiliar with these awards, they are named after 81-year-old Stella Liebeck who spilled hot coffee on herself and successfully sued the McDonald’s in New Mexico, where she purchased coffee. She took the lid off the coffee and put it between her knees while she was...
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For the average driver, you will be in an auto accident every 17.9 years, according to car insurance industry estimates. So for the average driver, you will be involved in 3-4 accidents on average over the course of your driving career. Did you know that according to the National Safety Council, there are over 10...
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After experiencing a terrible accident or fall, the last thing you want to be worrying about is the logistics of what “filing a personal injury claim” actually means. When filing such a claim, there are many grey areas that can often get confusing and overwhelming. In such a stressful moment in your life, it’s so important...
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When it comes to hiring a lawyer, it is very important to establish trust and good rapport. What better way than through the referral of a trusted friend or family member? Most businesses rely heavily on their satisfied customers providing referrals to family, friends, and co-workers. This is especially true in the field of law and...
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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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