Archive for December, 2012

What happens in rear end collision?

When a vehicle is struck from the rear it is accelerated forward, causing the seatback to push against the occupant’s torso and propel it forward. The unsupported head lags behind the torso until the neck reaches its limit of distortion. Then the head is suddenly accelerated by the neck much like the tip of a […]

Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Personal Injury, Trucking Accidents

What is Whiplash?

The term “whiplash” is used to describe a variety of neck injuries that often occur in rear-end crashes. The most common of these involve muscle strain and tearing of soft tissue which can result in, among other things, pain, stiffness, loss of range of motion and headaches. Other injuries may include nerve damage, disc damage […]

Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trucking Accidents, Uncategorized

Negligent Security Law in Massachusetts

Negligent security law, a subset of premises liability law, is the basis on which an individual injured by another seeks to hold liable the owner or possessor of the premises on which the individual was injured, rather than the perpetrator. The injured party has legal standing because the law imposes a duty on owners and […]

Negligent Security, Personal Injury, Premises Liability