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Archives for: July 29th, 2013

Massachusetts auto accidents lead to citations, civil claims

When most people ponder the occurrence of auto accidents, they immediately think of automobiles colliding with each other, objects, bicyclists or pedestrians along the roadway. What many people may not consider is how easily auto accidents can happen near businesses, residences or even in parking lots. One recent Massachusetts accident demonstrates just how quickly an ordinary situation can become injurious.

Massachusetts car accidents often injurious or fatal

Recklessly driving a motor vehicle on Massachusetts streets is dangerous. It will inevitably end in catastrophe when car accidents occur because of such behavior. Such was the case recently in one Massachusetts accident that killed one person and injured four others.

Settlement for victims of child sexual abuse in New England

Charities in Massachusetts and throughout the United States can help fill a needed void, especially in the care and service of children. However, charities in rare cases may sometimes serve as a cover for the heinous actions of child sexual abuse predators. When someone acts to corrupt the work and name of any charity, victims can often find some measure of justice for the physical and/or emotional damage that has been inflicted.

Man accused of child sexual abuse in Massachusetts, elsewhere

Child sexual abuse has a profound effect on those victims in Massachusetts who have ever had to go through such an awful ordeal. The scars that child sexual abuse leaves on victims are both seen and unseen; both physical and emotional. While criminal cases are often filed in such cases, sometimes an added measure of justice becomes appropriate. Some victims of sexual abuse decide to file civil lawsuits against the perpetrator who molested them or whatever agency may have employed that person, if it becomes clear that negligent hiring or supervising may have played a role.

Massachusetts car accidents: elderly Salem pedestrian killed

An 83-year-old woman who loved to maintain her gardens is dead, and the police are still looking for the driver who allegedly killed her. The woman was crossing the street near her home when she was added to the growing list of victims of car accidents in Massachusetts. A dark colored vehicle was reportedly seen leaving the area at a high rate of speed. The woman was a Salem resident, and it is unknown at this time who the driver was that hit her.