Car Accident Blog

Tips on Avoiding Five Types of Motorcycle Accidents

Some motorcycle accidents are more common than others, which is why you should use defensive driving strategies to reduce your risk of being involved in these types of collisions. Below, our Boston motorcycle accident attorneys describe five of the most… Read More

Massachusetts Hit and Run Insurance Claims

Filing an insurance claim might be the only way to recover compensation for damages suffered in a Massachusetts hit and run car accident. Even if you find the driver who fled the scene, state law prohibits you from filing a personal injury lawsuit unless… Read More

Massachusetts Statute of Limitations for Car Accident Injuries

Car accidents in Massachusetts are governed by a no-fault system, which requires injured drivers to obtain compensation for medical expenses and lost wages from their own insurance policies. You cannot go outside of the no-fault system to file a┬áBoston… Read More

6 Tips to Avoid a Car Accident in the Rain

There was heavy rainfall throughout Massachusetts on Friday night, including Boston, where approximately one inch of rain fell in just one hour. While this increased the risk of flooding, it also increased the risk of weather-related car crashes in Boston. Rain… Read More

Governor of Massachusetts Declares April to be Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Distracted driving claims thousands of lives and causes hundreds of thousands of injuries every year. It has become such a threat to traffic safety that the entire month of April has been designated as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This is an opportunity… Read More

Massachusetts Ranked 49th in Report on States with Worst DUI Problems

New York is the only state that ranks better than Massachusetts in BackgroundChecks.org's new report ranking states from worst to best for drunk driving problems, including deaths and arrests. Massachusetts was ranked 49th, making it the second-best… Read More

AAA Survey: Most Americans Fear Sharing Roads with Autonomous Vehicles

Some innovations occur at a faster pace than people are ready to accept. A new AAA survey reveals that this is the case with self-driving vehicles. Seventy eight percent of respondents to the survey said they would be afraid to ride in a self-driving… Read More

Early Estimates Show Traffic Deaths Increased Six Percent in 2016

There were 40,000 deaths on our nation's roads last year, a six percent increase compared to 2015 and the most deaths in 10 years, according to preliminary data from the National Safety Council (NSC). This continues a trend of increasing traffic fatalities… Read More

Most Young Millennial Drivers Engaged in Risky Driving Behaviors in Past 30 Days

This might come as a surprise, but 16-18-year-old drivers are not the worst-behaved drivers on the road. A new survey from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reveals that young millennials between 19 and 24-years-old were more likely to engage in risky… Read More

Winter Storm Caused One Death, Many Accidents Throughout Boston

Last week's ice storm created treacherous driving conditions throughout the Greater Boston area. On Wednesday morning, a 63-year-old man from Needham, Massachusetts, was struck and killed by a car that was sliding over ice on the road. He had exited… Read More

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