On July 6, bikers from around the country took part in a 90-mile tribute ride and memorial service for the seven members of the Massachusetts JarHeads Motorcycle Club who were killed in traffic on June 21. According to Marine Corps Times, more than 3,000 motorcyclists gathered in New Hampshire, coming from as far away as … Read moreFatal Truck-Motorcycle Crash Spotlights Risks
The statute of limitations for personal injury claim differs from state to state. In most states, the injured person has two, three, or four years to file most injury-related lawsuits. In both Massachusetts and New Hampshire, the general statute of limitations for personal injury cases is three years. However, different injury cases are treated differently. For … Read moreHow Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim?
E-scooters can offer significant benefits to communities and the planet. For example, they can reduce traffic congestion, reduce the greenhouse gasses released by traditional motor vehicles, and provide access to transportation for people who are not near public transportation stops. Scooter sharing programs such as Byrd and Lime make it possible to take advantage of … Read moree-Scooters Raise New Massachusetts Personal Injury Questions
Elder abuse is on the rise, in Massachusetts and around the country. It’s difficult to sort out exactly how much of that trend is attributable to nursing home abuse, since elder abuse happens in a variety of settings—including at home, at the hands of family members. However, the available information about nursing home abuse and … Read moreHow Common is Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect?
The 2019 Dangerous by Design report from Smart Growth America (SGA) reveals a disturbing increase in pedestrian fatalities. More than 49,000 pedestrians were killed throughout the U.S. between 2008 and 2017. Across that 10-year period, the annual number of fatalities climbed from 4,414 to 5,977—an increase of more than 35%. By 2017, pedestrian deaths made … Read moreAvoiding Pedestrian Injuries and Fatalities
In most cases, employees may not pursue personal injury lawsuits against their employers in connection with injuries sustained on the job or in the workplace. In both Massachusetts and New Hampshire, as in most other states, workers’ compensation is an exclusive remedy. That means that a workers’ compensation claim is typically the injured worker’s only … Read moreCan I Sue My Employer for Personal Injury?
As the weather turns warmer and the days grow longer, many people spend more time outside. While there are many benefits to getting out and getting more active, summer activities also introduce new risks. One of those is an increased risk of certain types of slip, trip, and fall injuries. It’s natural to think of … Read moreAvoiding Summer Slip and Fall Injuries
When you hear “traumatic brain injury,” chances are that you think of a catastrophic accident. It’s true that many traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are caused by events such as a car accident, motorcycle accident, or fall from an upper level (such as construction site injuries). However, traumatic brain injuries may occur in much more routine … Read moreLiving with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
A personal injury case is a case in which the plaintiff is claiming that he or she suffered physical injury because the defendant was negligent. Some common examples include: A car accident caused by a distracted driver A slip and fall injury that occurred because someone failed to maintain property in safe condition An injury … Read moreWhat is Personal Injury?
In a successful personal injury case, the injured party is awarded damages to compensate for his or her losses due to the injury. Some common types of damages in personal injury cases include reimbursement for medical bills, payment for rehabilitative services, compensation for pain and suffering, and lost earnings. Lost Wages v. Earning Capacity There … Read moreLost Wages and Earning Capacity in Personal Injury Cases
Personal Injury Protection, Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage, and More This is the second part in a two-part series on protecting yourself, your family, and your assets with proper automobile insurance coverage. Read Part 1 here. In the last post, I talked about the importance of adequate automobile liability insurance. Liability insurance helps to protect your assets … Read moreAutomobile Insurance that Benefits You Directly
Many people think of automobile insurance as something they’re required to purchase for the protection of others, or simply to avoid getting a ticket or facing driver’s license suspension. With that outlook, far too many simply default to the mandatory minimum coverage when choosing an insurance policy. Once the box is checked and the driver … Read moreHow to Choose the Right Automobile Insurance
In this Article: Introduction Common Causes of Back and Spinal Cord Injury Recognizing and Treating Massachusetts Back Injuries Working with an Experienced Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer Back injuries are surprisingly common in the U.S., including Massachusetts. About 80% of Americans will sustain a back injury at some point. Of course, these injuries vary significantly in … Read moreMassachusetts Back Injury Attorney
In this Article Introduction Slip and Fall/Trip and Fall Lawsuits What if the Injury Victim is Partly at Fault? Damages in New Hampshire Slip and Fall Cases Talk to a New Hampshire Slip and Fall Lawyer as Soon as Possible Introduction Slip and fall or trip and fall accidents are so commonplace that they may … Read moreNew Hampshire Slip and Fall Attorney
Many people who have been injured in car accidents or suffered other serious injuries are uncertain about how best to protect themselves. This confusion is often further complicated by insurance company representatives whose job is to save the company money by minimizing your compensation. Sometimes, those representatives seem so empathetic and helpful that injury victims … Read moreWhy Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?
People who have been seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents are often unsure where to turn for help. But, with medical expenses rapidly becoming unmanageable, income interrupted, and insurance companies angling to avoid or minimize payment, many are looking for the right advocate. Those who have never worked with an attorney before and don’t have … Read moreFinding the Best Car Accident Lawyer for You
New Hampshire recently made news as the state with the most dangerous commute in the United States. As a small state, New Hampshire has a relatively small number of motor vehicle accidents and fatalities. But, when it comes to traffic fatality rates, New Hampshire fares worse than many nearby states. Annually, the Granite State sees … Read moreNew Hampshire Car Accident Attorney
Nationwide, distracted driving kills thousands of people each year. Efforts to cut down on distracted driving range from public service announcements to increasingly restrictive laws to try to keep driver attention on the road. But, Massachusetts, like most states, has focused those efforts largely on mobile device use. Virtually everyone in the state, and around … Read moreDistracted Driving Dangers Extend Beyond Texting and Driving
Helping Victims of Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Crashes In this article: Preface What Damages Can I Recover After a Car Accident? Broderick Law Firm, LLC’s Recent Car Accident Claim Settlement Results Should I Hire a Massachusetts Car Accident Attorney? How Do I Connect with an Experienced Massachusetts Car Accident Lawyer Today? About 4,000 people are injured in … Read moreMassachusetts Car Accident Lawyer Kevin Broderick
When something as important as getting fair compensation for a serious injury is at stake, it’s only natural that you should want the best injury attorney available. However, if you have little experience with the legal system, you may not know what questions to ask or characteristics to look for in choosing a personal injury … Read moreHow do I Find the Best Personal Injury Attorney?
At the Lowell, Massachusetts Personal Injury Law Firm, Broderick Law Firm LLC, yes, our consultations are really free. About Your Free Personal Injury Consultation When you’ve been seriously injured, an experienced personal injury attorney can be an excellent source of information. For example: Your options following a car accident or other type of injury Any … Read moreAre Free Lawyer Consultations Really Free?