pedestrian accidents

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Please download this free e-book which explains how to get compensated for your Massachusetts personal injury claim by clicking on the link below: personal_injury_guide__-free-ebook The attorneys at Curran & Desharnais, P.C. hope for your safety. But if you find yourself in a situation where you require legal representation, contact us. We provide experienced representation for people who […]

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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

Elderly Hanover resident hit by car

An elderly woman is suffering from life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car in Hanover. The incident occurred near the intersection of Washington and Webster streets around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday morning, Hanover Deputy Fire Chief Barbara Stone told WCVB. The woman, whose name has not been released, was sent to South Shore Hospital, according […]

Car Accidents, injury, pedestrian accidents, Personal Injury, Uncategorized

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

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

What is a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Traumatic Brain Injuries, or (TBIs) as they’re often referred to, have gotten a lot of media attention over the past few years. From stories about football players, hockey players and other athletes getting injured during a game, or a soldier being hurt by an explosion or a driver receiving head injuries during an accident, the […]

Car Accidents, excessive force, injury, Motorcycle Accidents, pedestrian accidents, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trucking Accidents

Bicycle safety

As Spring approaches, many can’t  wait to get on their bicycles and enjoy the outdoors. With the increase in bicycle use, there is also an increase in bicycle accidents and injuries. The National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration (NHTSA) has put together this “Bicycle Safety Activity Kit“, and its Spanish counterpart: “Seguridad en Bicicletas“, to […]

Car Accidents, injury, pedestrian accidents, Personal Injury

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

Pedestrian Accidents and Injuries

As the winter season winds down and more people head outdoors to walk, bike or run, it is important to keep in mind the dangers that exists for pedestrians. According to the NHTSA, pedestrians were one of the few groups of road users to experience an increase in fatalities in the United States in 2011, […]

pedestrian accidents, Personal Injury, wrongful death