If you have suffered injuries due to the negligence of another, you have the right to make a claim for compensation. However, your right to pursue compensation won’t last forever. In every state, there is a limited amount of time to take legal action after suffering a personal injury, known as the “statute of limitations.”
Semi-truck accidents are some of the most devastating types of collisions on our roads. These accidents often result in catastrophic injuries and deaths due to the disparity in vehicle size between the truck and other passenger vehicles. The aftermath of any truck accident can be traumatizing for the victims and may create a number of legal complications.
When you’re injured in an accident and rushed to the emergency room to be examined, one of the first procedures is to take an X-ray to determine if there are any fractures. X-rays, though quick, are not necessarily the most revealing method when it comes to injuries beyond major fractures. An MRI, on the other hand, can spot soft tissue and musculoskeletal conditions that an X-ray cannot.
Life is unpredictable, and accidents can happen to anyone. In fact, according to the NHTSA, there are more than 14,000 car accidents, on average, each and every day in the United States.
We've all had our fair share of tumbles and stumbles. A loose tile on the floor, an ice patch on the pavement, or the occasional banana peel can send us to the ground in seconds. In some cases, it's just a matter of getting up and walking away unscathed.
Being involved in an accident can be a challenging experience. Under Massachusetts laws, accident victims may be eligible to pursue damages by filing a claim, regardless of the at-fault party. However, if you suffered a serious injury and want to file a third-party claim or lawsuit, you must prove fault and establish liability.
Most states require businesses to provide workers’ compensation insurance to their employees. This coverage is essential for protecting workers should they sustain an injury while on the job and ensuring they’re adequately compensated. However, the process of filing a claim and pursuing compensation can be daunting, which is why many people choose to hire a workplace injury attorney to help them navigate this system.
Massachusetts is one of about a dozen states that have no-fault auto insurance laws in place. What this means is that anyone involved in a vehicular accident must turn first to their own insurance to recover for medical expenses.
Parking lots are one of the most common areas to get into a car accident. And, even though cars are generally moving slower than they would be on the roads, these accidents can still cause damage and injury and need to be taken seriously.
It seems that most people have been involved in a car accident in one way or another. The severity of car crashes has a wide and almost unmeasurable range, from minor fender benders to multi-car pile-ups.