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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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Person honking their horn

Many of us have felt our ire rise when provoked by another driver. Provocation, whether real or perceived, is a leading cause of road rage in the United States, according to a 2020 survey by The Zebra, which bills itself as the “leading insurance comparison site” and is often cited for its research.

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Caution tape marking off an icy surface near a caution cone

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the federal agency tasked with establishing and enforcing safe and healthy workplace practices and standards, annually releases a list of the nation’s “Top Ten Safety Violations.” Invariably, the list is topped by slips, trips and falls.

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Man texting while driving

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and its latest statistics, distracted driving — which often involves talking or texting on a cellphone — claimed 2,841 lives in 2018. Among those killed were 1,730 drivers, 605 passengers, 400 pedestrians, and 77 bicyclists.

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