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Do’s and Don’ts After an Injury

Few of us are actually prepared for what we should do after being injured in an accident. By following these guidelines, you can dramatically improve your chances of a favorable outcome from your settlement.

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Understanding Liability in a Truck Accident

Figuring out who is at fault can be challenging in any motor vehicle accident. However, when an accident involves an 18-wheeler, semi-truck, or another kind of commercial truck, assessing liability becomes even more complicated because there may be multiple at-fault parties.

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What To Do If You Are Hit By a Drunk Driver

While deaths from drunk driving decreased in 2020 during the pandemic, as things return to normal two years later, it’s again a dangerous proposition every time you hop into your vehicle and head out to work, to a friend's house, shopping, or to wherever.

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Misconceptions About Car Accident Claims in Massachusetts

If you were recently involved in a car accident, you have probably read a lot of information on the internet about the claims process or heard stories from people who were in a similar situation. Unfortunately, not everything you read on the internet or hear from unverified stories is true. That is why there are so many misconceptions about car accident claims in Massachusetts.

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How Pre-Existing Conditions Affect Personal Injury Claims

Insurance companies will often use a pre-existing medical condition as a means to limit or deny a claim you make for a personal injury, whether it be because of a car accident, a slip-and-fall in a grocery store, or a back injury suffered while lifting boxes at work.

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What You Should Know Before Speaking with a Claims Adjuster

If you suffer the misfortune of being in an auto accident, you will encounter several changes in your life. This includes dealing with a lot of stress and aggravation, as well as finding yourself trying to dodge calls from the other party’s insurance company.

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Filing a Third-Party Claim After a Work Injury

When people get injured at work, the first thing they decide to do is file a workers’ compensation claim against their employer’s insurance company. While workers’ compensation is an excellent option, it is not the only option for recovering damages.

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I Was Hit by an Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist. What Should I Do?

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 is uninsured.

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