Personal Injury Blog Posts

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

5 Questions to Ask a Personal Injury Lawyer Before Hiring

There are many benefits to hiring an experienced personal injury attorney to manage your personal injury claim. An experienced attorney knows how to conduct a thorough investigation to build a strong case that can help improve your chances of recovering fair compensation. He or she can also manage every aspect of your case, allowing you... Read More

What are the Statutes of Limitations for Personal Injury Lawsuits in Massachusetts?

Every Massachusetts personal injury claim is governed by a statute of limitations that sets a deadline for filing a lawsuit. Once the statute of limitations for your claim expires, you will not be allowed to file a lawsuit. This means you will lose possibly your only chance of pursuing compensation from the party whose negligence... Read More

Frequently Asked Questions About Personal Injury Lawsuits

If you were injured in an accident in Boston caused by someone else’s negligence, you probably have many questions about filing a personal injury claim. Below you will find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about personal injury lawsuits in Boston. Reviewing the answers will help you determine if you have grounds for... Read More

What Does Comparative Negligence Mean Under Massachusetts State Law?

The goal of any personal injury claim is to prove that the defendant was negligent in some way. Negligence refers to a failure to exercise the degree of care that an ordinary, reasonable, cautious and prudent person would exercise in the situation in question. However, in some personal injury cases, the victim’s own negligence helped cause... Read More

Injured in a Slip and Fall Accident? Find Out If You Can Sue

Property owners in Massachusetts have a legal obligation to take certain steps to prevent visitors to their property from suffering injuries in slip and fall accidents. If someone suffers a slip and fall injury because a property owner did not fulfill his or her obligations, the property owner could be held liable for the victim’s injuries.... Read More

Collect These Key Pieces of Evidence to Build a Strong Personal Injury Case

If you have suffered a personal injury due to someone else’s negligence, having the right evidence will help you prove your claim so you can recover fair compensation for all of the damages you have experienced. There are several pieces of evidence you need to build a strongpersonal injury case: Police Report If you were... Read More

National Brain Injury Awareness Month Helps Spread Awareness of These Injuries

March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month and today is Brain Injury Awareness Day. The purpose of these occasions is to help raise awareness and educate the public about prevention of these devastating injuries. Each year, more than 3.5 million Americans, including 107,000 Massachusetts residents, suffer an acquired brain injury (ABI). More than 12 million people... Read More

Types of Compensation You Could Recover in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

If your personal injury lawsuit is successful, you could recover various forms of compensation to help you manage the physical, financial and emotional damages caused by your severe injury. This is the only way the legal system can help you deal with losses caused by your injury. Even though compensation does not return you to the position... Read More

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