Public Transportation Liability

Posted in Blog, Personal Injury by on July 30th, 2013

In recent months, there have been many serious accidents involving some form of public transportation. These accidents have had fatal results, and left many injured. Train derailments and crashes in Spain, Switzerland, and Connecticut, a boating accident between a recreational boat and a barge in the Hudson River, and of course the tragic events of the Asiana plane crash in San Francisco. Almost a… Read More

Popular Diabetes Drug Actos Linked To Bladder Cancer

Posted in Blog, Personal Injury, Product Liability by on July 23rd, 2013

Diabetes has become one of the most widespread diseases in the United States, and it is the leading underlying cause of deaths. An estimated 26.9% of all people over the age of 65 have been diagnosed with diabetes. Designing drugs for the treatement of diabetes has become a priority, and quite a few have been developed. Unfortunately, not all of these drugs have been as much of help as they were o… Read More

What Is The Social Host Liability Law In Massachusetts

Posted in Blog, Personal Injury by on July 12th, 2013

While many of us will enjoy throwing summer backyard parties and barbecues, there is something that anyone considering having a party should remember. The responsibility that falls on hosts, and the social host liability laws in the state of Massachusetts.   What is a Social Host? A social host is someone who provides alcohol at no cost to their guest, and does not have an employer/e… Read More

Can Passengers in a Car Accident Receive Damages?

Posted in Blog, Insurance, Personal Injury by on June 12th, 2013

Just about every driver in Massachusetts will at one time or another have some sort of involvement in a car accident. The headaches and hassle of insurance claims that can follow can leave many drivers feeling overwhelmed. Sometimes, we may be involved in a car accident as a passenger in the car. A passenger may sustain more injuries then even the driver. If that is the case, what can the passenge… Read More

Hip Replacement Recall Leads to Thousands of Lawsuits

Posted in Blog, Personal Injury, Product Liability by on June 4th, 2013

Medical recalls are an unfortunate fact. We have all heard the commercials on TV, for medications with countless side effect warnings, or ads warning of serious dangers that have presented themselves from some medications or surgical implants. The FDA has many standards in place to protect people from serious harm from products, but unfortunately some products are not discovered to be harmful unti… Read More

Burns One Of Top Causes Of Serious Injuries

Posted in Blog, Personal Injury by on May 21st, 2013

Burns are one of the most common accidents. They can result from any number of situations, from smaller burns from hot water or an accidental touch to a hot appliance, or more seriously from electrical malfunctions, house fires, and chemical burns. Treatment of serious burns must take place immediately, and the state of Massachusetts has some of the top burn clinics and medical staff to help in… Read More

Mass: 32 Workplace Deaths,1,800 Diagnosed With Work Related Cancers

Posted in Blog, Personal Injury, Workers Compensation by on May 14th, 2013

Sadly, workplace injuries have become a reality on many jobs. A recent report done in Massachusetts, however, showed that at times more then just an injury may occur. The report was entitled Dying For Work In Massachusetts, and it showed that in 2012, 32 people died due to workplace injuries or related illnesses in Mass. The report states that many of these deaths resulted from employers not en… Read More

DMAA in Energy Drinks Linked to Illnesses and Deaths

Posted in Blog, Personal Injury by on April 30th, 2013

  It’s no secret that Massachusetts’s residents love their coffee. But many people in Massachusetts, and nationwide, have taken to another source to receive that caffeine kick they desire. Energy drinks. With the nation now spending more than 12.5 billion a year on energy drinks, energy shots, and supplements, and more than one-third of all teens drinking some form of energy drink-… Read More

Wrongful Death Suit Filed Against Freetown, MA Facility

Posted in Blog, Personal Injury by on April 23rd, 2013

  A wrongful death suit has been filed against Crystal Springs, in Freetown MA, a facility that cares for disabled children and young adults. The Pearson family, whose 21-year-old son was a resident at the facility and died in 2011 after swallowing a latex glove, has made the claim. Their son, Grant Pearson, suffered from pica, a condition in which a person eats inedible objects. He… Read More

$26 Million False Claims Act Settlement Reached

Posted in Blog, Personal Injury by on April 9th, 2013

Recently in Florida, one of the largest settlements under the False Claims act has been reached. Steven J. Wasserman, a dermatologist has agreed to pay over $26 million to resolve allegations against him. He was accused of entering an illegal kickback arrangement and performing unnecessary procedures on patients and billing Medicare for them. What is The False Claims Act? The False Claims Ac… Read More