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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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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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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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