A lot of attention is and should be paid to drivers that are distracted. More and more states, including Massachusetts, outlaw and consistently campaign heavily against texting and driving. This is due to the fact that the amount of auto accidents caused by drivers who are distracted by texting is and continues to be on […]
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.
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 4th of July fireworks and parades are the official start of the Cape Cod summer. Towns throughout the Cape have spectacular light shows and crowd-pleasing activities that last all season long. Lobster rolls, clam bakes and clam boils, barbecues, biking, boating and bashes begin. People visit whether it’s for a week or the entire […]
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 […]
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.
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.