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.
What is the Massachusetts Move Over Law? Each year, first responders and tow truck drivers across the country are injured or killed on the job while providing roadside emergency services help to those in need. Dangerous habits like distracted driving, aggressive driving and operating under the influence of alcohol and cannabis products continue to exacerbate […]
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 […]
Sexual Abuse and Sexual Harassment: Every 98 Seconds an American is Sexually Assaulted* Sexual abuse and sexual harassment can happen anywhere, any time. Whether in the home or in the workplace, sexual abuse and sexual harassment can occur when you least expect it. If you believe that you have been sexually harassed at work, you […]
After a person has been convicted of sexual assault in Massachusetts, the next phase of the process is sentencing. A judge will rely on a number of factors in order to determine an appropriate sentence.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]