At Aiken and Aiken P.C. Personal Injury Attorneys, whether it’s the most recent recoveries or those from years past, we continually strive to exceed our client’s expectations. But even more importantly, we aim to help them on the road to recovery and return as best as possible to life as they know it. $800,000 Multi-car […]
Be Safe on Cape Cod If you’re familiar with the east coast, world-renowned tourist destinations of Cape Cod and the islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket in the summertime, you’ll likely know that the population around towns like Barnstable, Falmouth, Hyannis, Yarmouth and several others straight down to Provincetown will triple or quadruple during tourism […]
Bicycle and E-Bike Safety & Rental Liability Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket are host to many beautiful and historic areas to ride a bicycle but bicycle and E-bike safety must take a front seat. More and more people of all ages are hopping on bikes for transportation, leisure or exercise. Bicycle rentals have been available […]
Biking on Cape Cod: Know and Observe the Rules This recent case involved a biker who was minding his own business riding straight down the road on a side street in Yarmouth Port, just outside the main city of Hyannis, Massachusetts. Suddenly, and without warning, a car on his left side made a turn directly […]
Before Starting the Engine: The 3 Things Massachusetts Motorcycle Riders Need to Know Use a reputable, local insurance agent Purchase Medical Payment coverage Purchase Underinsurance coverage Click below to listen: People who ride motorcycles in Massachusetts need to understand how important their choice is when they get on that motorcycle. Obviously when they get […]
More than ever, please be safe this 4th of July and summer 2023. We lost out on Memorial Day thanks to Covid-19 and after months of sheltering and social distancing, celebrating the official Cape Cod holiday summer opener will be welcomed like never before. However, it’s going to be even more important to follow Massachusetts […]
Safety Tips to Avoid Auto-Pedestrian Accidents The Cape Cod community has seen an influx of increased traffic, and therefore, traffic and pedestrian accidents, in Hyannis and the surrounding towns of Barnstable, Yarmouth, Falmouth, Sandwich as well as Orleans and extending all the way to Provincetown. Factors like busier schedules, multitasking, and rushing around lead to bad […]
Teen distracted driving has become the number one cause of car accidents due to the increased use of mobile devices and other technology across the United States, and Cape Cod is no exception. As parents in bustling Cape Cod towns like Barnstable, Hyannis, Falmouth or all the other hotspots along 6A to Provincetown, it is […]
The last decade has Massachusetts looking at the shape of Cape Cod bridges and roadway safety since a majority are in serious need of repair or replacement. Both safety and functional concerns have drivers and state and local government in Massachusetts taking notice. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (DOT) has slowly been chipping away at […]
Massachusetts residents may be injured in slip-and-fall accidents for all kinds of reasons. In many cases, these types of accidents are the fault of business owners who do not properly maintain their premises to ensure that their customers are protected from hazards. Others happen because people simply lose their footing or trip over a hazard that they created themselves.
In Massachusetts, people sometimes slip and fall because of unexpected hazards. Such accidents can occur when a property owner has failed to clear spilled food, water or ice. Other falls may result from a torn carpet or uneven pavement. Whatever may have happened, if you have slipped and fallen on the premises of another person or business, you may have the grounds to make a legal claim for damages.