Injury, Divorce & Criminal Defense Blog

How Long Do Car Accident Cases Take in Massachusetts? What You Should Know

What factors will likely affect your case, and what should you do? How do insurance companies handle car accident cases? What can you to in seeking to obtain compensation quickly? This post addresses these and other important questions and matters.

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Can I Sue for a Car Crash if I Was Not Wearing a Seat Belt in Massachusetts?

Failure to wear a seat belt will not prevent you from filing a lawsuit against the other driver, but it can potentially reduce the amount of financial compensation you receive. Learn about your rights to sue in a car crash, even if you weren’t wearing a seat belt.

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2018 Pedestrian Fatality Statistics

Estimated 2018 Pedestrian Fatalities are the highest since 1990. Learn about the factors involving the increase in pedestrian fatalities.

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Does Spousal Privilege Extend to Unmarried Partners in Massachusetts?

Spousal privilege is a long-standing privilege whereby the spouse of someone charged with a crime cannot be compelled to testify against their defendant spouse.

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Can Prosecutors Use Facebook and Social Media Accounts to Find Evidence About a Crime?

Can Prosecutors Use Facebook and Social Media Accounts to Find Evidence About a Crime? It depends. Public postings on social

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Sleep Deprivation and Vehicle Accidents

Increasingly, Americans are not getting enough sleep. Tragically, sleep deprivation is a factor in vehicle accidents, especially involving long-distance truck drivers. Find out what needs to be done to determine whether sleep deprivation may be a cause of your accident.

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Lowell Lawyer for Slip and Fall on Ice or Snow

The winter of 2018 has already seen unprecedented snowstorms and ice storms in Massachusetts and throughout the East Coast and the United States. Find out what you should know if you have been injured in a slip and fall on ice or snow on the property of someone else. 

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Liability for Texting Accidents

Were you injured as the result of another driver’s inattention while texting? Learn how texting or other cell phone use can be used in proving liability for accident causation.

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Where are Lowell Vehicle Accident Cases Heard?

The Massachusetts court system contains more than 100 courthouses that serve the Commonwealth., including courts that serve as trial courts, appellate courts and the Supreme Judicial Court. If you have a case in the Lowell area, learn more about what court will hear your case.

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What Happens if the Driver Who Hit Me Uses the Same Insurance Company as Me?

Vehicle crash victims often believe that if they have the same insurance as the responsible driver, claims can be settled quickly. Learn why this may not be the case.

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