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If you have been charged with leaving the scene of an accident in Massachusetts, the level of criminal liability you face depends entirely on the facts surrounding your case. Also known as “hit and run,” this crime can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony depending...
If you sideswipe, center-punch, or rear-end someone who makes a sudden move in their vehicle while failing to use their turn signal, are you at fault? The short answer is, maybe; the long answer is, it's complicated. Failing to Use Their Turn Signal In 2012, MSNBC...
Involved in a hit and run accident?
Solidifying your criminal defense can make all the difference. Criminal convictions can have costs that go beyond the length of a prison sentence. Depending on the particular charges, your occupational license, license to drive, right to possess a firearm, or...
An automobile accident attorney is well-versed in how to properly document and make a legitimate claim for such damages, or, if the accident was not your fault, make valid arguments as to why the damages are not your responsibility. Contacting a lawyer can be invaluable.
Winter weather brings its own set of hazards as the snow and ice can jeopardize
Are you held responsible for another’s actions after attending your party?
Who Is Responsible for Playground Liability? Playground safety has drastically improved since today's parents were children. Concrete landing pads, burning hot metal slides, and rusty merry-go-rounds have been replaced by soft synthetic surfaces, plastic equipment,...
Rear-end accident symptoms can be an indicator of serious injury not to be ignored.
going to court should be the last resort
Although motorists are required to carry collision or comprehensive insurance coverage, most don’t know what to expect from the settlement process. Insurance coverage will help you pay for medical bills or repairs to your vehicle, so you probably want to know how fast the claim process is to plan for covering those expenses.
Over the years the legal standard in many jurisdictions has shifted to a negligence theory that doesn’t automatically prevent you from collecting on a claim if you bear some of the responsibility for your injuries.
The penalties for driving without a license can vary greatly depending on the severity of the offense.
Just like most other states, the state of Massachusetts has its own laws governing lawsuits for wrongful death. These laws define what a wrongful death is, who can file a wrongful death claim with the court system, what damages can be awarded in a claim, and what the...
Let’s start by explaining a civil lawsuit.
While intense workout classes are becoming more and more popular, they are also resulting in even more injuries.
Civil lawsuits require certain steps and specific documents to be filed with the court.
Running a red light is a subjective observation or determination by the police and can work in your favor if you choose to challenge the red light ticket.