wrongful death

Patient dies of cardiac arrest days after medical visit

The decedent was a 44 year old father who  visited his primary care physician on multiple occasions complaining of chest pain. In 2007, the patient’s primary care physician had noted in the patient’s medical records that the patient’s laboratory results put him at higher risk for cardiovascular disease. The patient also had a history of […]

Massachusetts Civil Litigation, medical malpractice, wrongful death

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Car Accidents, injury, Massachusetts Dram Shop Attorney, medical malpractice, Motorcycle Accidents, Negligent Security, pedestrian accidents, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, products liability, Trucking Accidents, Weymouth Construction Accident Lawyers, wrongful death

Pedestrian Killed at Brockton District Court

According to a report in Boston.com, a Navy veteran was killed in the parking lot of the Brockton District Court when an SUV backed up and dragged the victim about 200 feet before killing him. Prosecutors tell The Enterprise that the driver has been charged with one count of motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation in connection with the […]

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

Amherst and UMass party problems

A new report examining what went wrong at the so-called Blarney Blowout parties in Amherst last March faults both the University of Massachusetts for failing to recognize the potential for things to get out of hand and the town of Amherst’s police for the premature use of pepper spray to disperse crowds. The report came […]

excessive force, Massachusetts Dram Shop Attorney, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, wrongful death

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

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

Sample Injury Demand Letter Auto Accident

For those of you who appreciate seeing examples, here is a copy of a sample demand letter in Massachusetts auto accident case. Names have been changed. Christopher Glass, Claim Adjuster ACME Mutual Insurance Company Boston, MA  02900 Re:       My Client:                   Christopher Hurt Your Insured:              Superior Services, Inc. Date of Injury:                        10/29/11 Your File No.:             […]

Construction Site Accidents, injury, medical malpractice, Motorcycle Accidents, Negligent Security, pedestrian accidents, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trucking Accidents, wrongful death

Braintree Woman Involved in Fatal Crash

A Braintree woman was killed in a single-vehicle car crash in Boston early Thursday morning, according to police. At 3:09 a.m., troopers assigned to the State Police Barracks that cover the Boston Tunnels received a radio call for a single-car crash on Route 93 southbound, by the entrance to the HOV Lane, in Boston. On arrival troopers […]

Car Accidents, Personal Injury, wrongful death

Settlement of Medical Negligence Cases

Settlement of medical negligence cases can be an advantageous solution for both plaintiffs and defendants. Because of the potential for high damage awards that could exceed insurance policy coverage, it is often prudent for doctors, nurses or other health care providers to resolve medical malpractice claims. In addition to the potential for high damages, medical […]

injury, medical malpractice, Uncategorized, wrongful death

Bicycle accidents and safety

As Spring weather brings more bicyclists onto the roads, it is important to understand the dangers posed to bicyclists. As a participant of the Pan Massachusetts Challenge, which is the largest cancer fundraising event in the country, I find these figures to be pretty eye-opening. In 2011, 677 bicyclists were killed and an additional 48,000 […]

Car Accidents, pedestrian accidents, Personal Injury, wrongful death