Car Accident Blog Posts

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

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

8 Road Safety Tips to Keep You Safe This Summer

There are more drivers on the road in the summer as families take vacations and young drivers are out of school. With more drivers on the road, the potential for traffic accidents that can result in serious injury or death also increases. That is why Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC’s trusted Boston car accident lawyers have provided... Read More

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 common types of motorcycle crashes and offer practical tips on ways to avoid them. Our experienced lawyers... 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 you have more than $2,000 in medical expenses or you suffered... 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 Boston auto accident lawsuit unless you have more than $2,000 in medical expenses or you suffered permanent or... 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 causes an average of 573,784 car crashes each year, according to statistics from the National Highway... 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 for organizations like the National Safety Council (NSC) and others to raise awareness... 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’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 state in terms of drunk driving issues. The report cited the following data about drunk driving issues in... 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 or autonomous vehicle. Even though self-driving vehicles could prove to be... Read More

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