6 JJS Attorneys Recognized by Peers for Their Legal Accomplishments

Our firm is honored to announce that several of our attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the newest editions of The Best Lawyers in America© and Super Lawyers®, two of the most renowned legal guides in the nation. Another of our lawyers was granted membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates... Read More

Jury Orders Johnson & Johnson to Pay $417M in Talcum Powder Lawsuit

Last week, a Los Angeles jury issued a verdict of $417 million against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) in a talcum powder lawsuit filed by a 63-year-old woman who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer after decades of using the company’s Baby Powder product for feminine hygiene. This is the largest verdict ever awarded in a lawsuit... Read More

Common Examples of Birth Trauma

The birthing process goes smoothly for a majority of infants in the U.S. However, sometimes there are problems that result in birth trauma or injuries. While some birth injuries are relatively minor and tend to heal quickly, others can result in long-term or life-long health problems. Unfortunately, many of these injuries were caused by medical negligence and could have... Read More

Types of Workplace Discrimination Prohibited by Law

Federal and state laws prohibit various forms of discrimination in the workplace. These laws are intended to protect employees from workplace discrimination that can have a negative impact on their earning capacity or the terms or conditions of their employment. Reviewing the prohibited forms of discrimination below can help you gain a better understanding of... Read More

Benicar Manufacturer Proposes $300M Settlement of 2,300 Lawsuits Over Drug Side Effects

Drug maker Daiichi Sankyo has agreed to pay as much as $300 million to settle a class action lawsuit about the blood pressure medication Benicar and the company’s failure to warn of the gastrointestinal illnesses the drug may cause. The class action includes approximately 2,300 claims. If you are part of this class action, the... Read More

Eligibility for Disability Benefits for Children who have Cerebral Palsy

Since there is no cure for cerebral palsy (CP), parents of children with this disability try to provide them with the treatment they need to achieve a high quality of life. Unfortunately, many parents have trouble paying for treatments that would benefit their child. Fortunately, if your child’s CP causes certain symptoms, he or she may qualify... Read More

5 Steps in a Whiplash Injury Claim

Whiplash is common after car accidents, particularly rear-end crashes. It occurs when the head jolts forward because of a sudden impact. The neck muscles and ligaments stretch to their breaking point and then contract quickly when the head is thrown back. Whiplash can cause strains, tears, and other very serious injuries to the neck and... Read More

Steps in Filing a Personal Injury Case

When one person’s negligence causes injury to another, the victim may be able to pursue compensation for the injuries that he or she has suffered. This is often done through the filing of a personal injury lawsuit against the negligent party. Below, our attorneys explain the steps involved in filing a personal injury case. The Boston... Read More

How to Apply for Workers’ Compensation in Massachusetts

Workers’ compensation is available for Massachusetts workers who develop a work-related illness or injury. Workers’ compensation provides compensation for lost wages, medical treatment, permanent loss of bodily function and vocational rehabilitation training. Below, our attorneys explain the procedures that must be followed to apply for workers’ compensation, including the forms that need to be filed.... Read More

Guide to Car Accident Head Injury Legal Claims

Head injuries are some of the most serious injuries caused by car accidents. These include things like cuts and bruises and life-threatening health issues such as brain injuries. These injuries can occur in a wide variety of automobile crashes. Your head can be damaged no matter the speed of the collision or whether the head... Read More

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