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Five Myths About Overtime Pay

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938, employers have to pay overtime wages to certain employees who work more than 40 hours per week. Unfortunately, employers and employees have many misconceptions about when workers are entitled to overtime pay. If you believe any of these myths, it is possible you were entitled to... Read More

Answers to Common Questions About Wrongful Death Claims in Boston

Nothing can make up for the loss of a loved one, but compensation from a wrongful death claim can provide the financial support your family needs to prevent your loved one’s death from turning into a financial catastrophe. If you lost a loved one in the state of Massachusetts and believe you have grounds for... 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

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

Construction Worker Dies After 20-Foot Fall from Scaffolding

Last Thursday, a 54-year-old construction worker died after falling 20 feet from a scaffolding at a home construction project on Lincoln Street in Waltham, Massachusetts. The man received medical care at the scene before being transported to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to a severe head injury, according to Waltham police. The incident is... 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

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 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

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

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 in the last few years, as the total number of deaths in 2016... Read More

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