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Man lays in the street in front of a car

A pedestrian is no match for a car of any size. Pedestrians count on vehicle operators to obey the rules of the road and be careful when they are sharing Massachusetts roadways. When drivers fail to do so, the results can be devastating.

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Desperate Man Sitting Asphalt on Crashed Car Background, Automobile Accident

Through the first nine-plus months of 2021, Massachusetts has witnessed at least 87,473 traffic crashes, resulting in 315 fatalities, according to the MassDOT Highway Division Crash Data Portal. What the statistics don’t include are how many drivers responsible for these accidents were uninsured. However, nationwide, a 2021 study by the Insurance Research Council (IRC) found that one in eight drivers ...

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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation reports that through September there have been 78,354 traffic accidents in the state in 2021, resulting in 283 fatalities. That means, on average, there are 294 crashes per day in Massachusetts.

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A young boy lays with his large dog outside

Dog's teeth and jaws are very powerful and can cause significant injury when they bite. According to the 2018 National Plastic Surgery Statistics, about 27,000 people had reconstructive surgery due to dog bites or other dog-related injuries. In most of these cases, the dogs were not provoked by the victims. Thankfully, Massachusetts has one of the best laws designed to ...

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Caution wet floor sign on stairs with a man going up the stairs

Property owners in Massachusetts have a legal duty of care to keep their property in reasonably safe conditions for lawful visitors and guests. This may involve carrying out regular inspections, routine maintenance, timely repairs, and setting up warnings to alert visitors about any unsafe conditions on the premises.

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Man holding shoulder in a doctors office

When you patronize a business in Massachusetts — whether a grocery or retail store, a professional office, or even a governmental building — you expect that their property will be safe for you to enter. Massachusetts law expects the same. Businesses have a legal duty to maintain their premises in a manner that keeps their patrons safe. So if you ...

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Going over car accident insurance claims

If you or a loved one was hurt in a car accident, you may be eligible to recover damages. Car accident victims in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts can exercise their legal rights and pursue rightful compensation for their injuries by filing a personal injury claim.

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Dark parking lot lighting up a row of old cars

No matter where you live, crime can happen. When it happens due to negligence on the part of your security, it can feel especially startling. If you or someone you love was injured due to a security breach, you can seek justice through the legal system.

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Truck hitting the bumper of a small car

Low-impact vehicular accidents often leave no skid marks or noticeable damage to either vehicle. Still, studies show that vehicle impact velocity of only 2.5 miles per hour can cause injuries to occupants. Sometimes, those injuries linger for a very long time.

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