Archive for April, 2014

Zakim Bridge deadly crash

According to Boston Globe reports, he taxi cab driver who was killed in a fatal crash Monday     on the Zakim Bridge had pulled over because of a flat tire. Debra Sarno, 54, had stopped her 2006 Ford Crown Victoria, which she drove for Malden            Taxi, into the far […]

Car Accidents, injury, Personal Injury, Trucking Accidents, wrongful death

Settlement reached in Bridgewater State Hospital case

According to a report posted on Bostonglobe.com, the mother of a Bridgewater State Hospital inmate agreed to settle her lawsuit on Thursday alleging that guards were illegally keeping her son in isolation or strapped to a bed, sometimes for days at a time, after state officials agreed to make drastic changes in her son’s treatment […]

civil rights suit

bicyclist death prompts calls for harsher penalties against drivers

This blog has written previously about pedestrian and bicycle accidents and the types of injuries that can occur when a person is struck by a truck or a car. A recent bicycle accident in Charlestown, MA that killed a Swampscott man has renewed calls from bicycle activist for increased punishments for drivers who are involved […]

Car Accidents, injury, Motorcycle Accidents, pedestrian accidents, Personal Injury, Trucking Accidents, wrongful death

Recovering for lost earning capacity ma

In Massachusetts, people who are unable to return to their previous occupation due to an injury may be able to recover damages for loss of earning capacity.  In certain cases, if someone has sustained serious injuries and cannot return to their trade or occupation, the use of an economist or vocational expert may be required to […]

Car Accidents, injury, pedestrian accidents, Personal Injury