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What Are the Different Types of Compensation Available in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

There are two basic types of injury compensation: compensatory and punitive. Compensatory damages are meant to “compensate” the plaintiff for the costs related to the injury. Damages under this category are the most commonly awarded and encompass many individual factors that can be added up to create the compensatory damages total. Punitive damages are awarded to “punish” the wrongful party financially.

How are Damages Determined in a Personal Injury Case?

When injuries occur due to the reckless and negligent actions of others, you may be entitled to compensation, or damages, in a personal injury lawsuit. Under Massachusetts law, these damages may include the following: Medical Expenses, Lost Wages, and Pain and Suffering.

5 Ways Your Asset Division Can Go Wrong In Your Divorce

Whether you think you have very little in the way of assets or that you have a good amount of assets in your name or jointly held with another, there are important steps to take in order to make sure that the division of assets in your divorce goes smoothly. Here are...

Should I Draft a Prenuptial Agreement?

Should I get a prenup? Many couples find themselves facing this question. If you’re very wealthy, have had previous marriages, or have children going into the marriage then it may make sense speak with a family law attorney regarding a prenuptial agreement. However,...

7 Mistakes to Avoid During Your Complex or High Net Worth Divorce

Unfortunately, divorce is a possibility that many people need to consider. The more assets you own, the more prepared you need to be when it comes to a high net worth divorce. The results of your divorce can impact you long after it is finalized in court, so it’s...

What You Need to Know About the MA Criminal Defense Process

If you have been charged with a crime in Massachusetts, the criminal defense process can be a scary and intimidating time of your life. The most important thing to remember is to remain level headed, and make informed decisions as the impacts on the rest of your life can be significant. This guide will help you through the criminal court process so it won’t feel like your life as you know it is over for good.

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