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

Boy with Spina Bifida Awarded $15 Million in Lawsuit Over Birth Defects from Depakote

Earlier this month, a federal jury in Illinois ordered AbbVie Inc., manufacturer of the drug Depakote, to pay $15 million to the family of a 10-year-old California boy born with spina bifida. The mother was prescribed Depakote for the treatment of bipolar depression during her pregnancy. The Depakote lawsuit alleged that AbbVie failed to adequately warn the... 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

What Are the Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral palsy, or CP, is the most common disability affecting the motor function of young children. This condition may be caused by brain damage the child suffered during pregnancy, labor or delivery. If the brain damage was caused by medical malpractice, the child’s parents may be able to file a medical malpractice lawsuit to recover... Read More

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers on Workers’ Compensation in Massachusetts

Even if you have filed a workers’ compensation claim in the past, you may have a lot of questions about the process. That is why Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC has compiled a list of frequently asked questions and answers about filing a workers’ compensation claim in Massachusetts. Whether you have suffered an on-the-job injury... 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

What is a Wrongful Death Case Worth in Massachusetts?

The value of your Massachusetts wrongful death claim is determined by the cost of the damages you and the other loved ones of the deceased have suffered. The more damages cost, the more a wrongful death claim is worth. There are certain types of damages you may be able to recover in a Boston wrongful death... 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

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

How to Prove Misdiagnosis or Delayed Diagnosis is Medical Malpractice

Many medical malpractice claims involve the misdiagnosis of a patient’s illness or injury. Misdiagnosis means the doctor who treated the patient failed to diagnose the patient’s illness or gave the patient an incorrect diagnosis. Proving misdiagnosis in a medical malpractice case is a lot more complicated than establishing that a doctor made mistakes when attempting to diagnose... Read More

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